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Political institutions and public administration (Asia, Africa, Australia, Pacific Area, etc.)

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  • Political Oppositions in Industrialising Asiaby Garry Rodan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95

    Industrialization has meant sweeping social transformations across Asia. Some political commentators have predicted that the expansion of civil society and the rapid development of liberal democracy will necessarily follow. The contributors to this volume dissect the extent of political opposition in Asia and analyze the nature of new social movements... more...

  • Democracy and Political Change in Sub-Saharan Africaby John A. Wiseman

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95

    Since the end of the 1980s the most important political development in Sub-Saharan Africa has been the movement towards democracy. This is something that has affected nearly all the countries in the region in varying degrees. This book provides the reader with a set of case studies covering a diverse range of African states in order to identify the... more...

  • Africa in International Politicsby Ian Taylor; Paul Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 59.95

    Locating Africa on the global stage, this book examines and compares external involvement in the continent, exploring the foreign policies of major states and international organizations towards Africa. The contributors work within a political economy framework in order to study how these powers have attempted to stimulate democracy, peace and prosperity... more...

  • From Comrades to Citizensby Glenn Adler; Jonny Steinberg

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 165.00

    In the 1980s South Africa's urban townships exploded into insurrection led by youth and residents' organisations that collectively became known as the civics movement. Ironically the movement has been unable to adapt to the role of a voluntary association in the liberal polity it helped create, and has great difficulty defining any alternative role.... more...

  • Citizenship in a Global Worldby Fuat Keyman; Ahmet Icduygu

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    A keen analysis of the social, political and economic determinants of Turkish politics with an exploration of the different dimensions of the republican model of Turkish citizenship, providing the reader with a comprehensive account of Turkish modernity and democracy. At the beginning of a new millennium, Turkey finds itself at a critical juncture... more...

  • Australian Politics and Governmentby Jeremy Moon; Campbell Sharman

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 26.00

    A comprehensive survey of the government and politics of the Australian federation, published in 2003. more...

  • Politics after Televisionby Arvind Rajagopal

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 34.00

    An analysis of the use of media by political and religious interest groups in India more...

  • Inventing Homeby Akram Fouad Khater

    University of California Press 2001; US$ 12.95

    Between 1890 and 1920 over one-third of the peasants of Mount Lebanon left their villages and traveled to the Americas. This book traces the journeys of these villagers from the ranks of the peasantry into a middle class of their own making. Inventing Home delves into the stories of these travels, shedding much needed light on the impact of emigration... more...

  • Structuring Conflict in the Arab Worldby Ellen Lust-Okar

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 48.00

    This book examines how ruling elites manipulate political opponents in the Middle East. more...

  • God Under Howardby Marion Maddox

    Allen & Unwin 2005; US$ 27.22

    The first sustained examination of the impact of religion on contemporary Australian politics reveals the growing influence of the religious right on John Howard and his government. more...