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- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 94.99
Taking a multidisciplinary approach, this book evaluates the relations between globalization and Africa's multifarious challenges and identities. The nineteen chapters coalesce to demonstrate that the forces and processes of globalization have increased Africa's marginalization, deepened its crises, escalated and intensified its conflicts, and undermined... more...
- Lexington Books 2005; US$ 32.99
One way to describe the importance of social policy is to say it's about 'what is and what might be.' This ethos is the driving force behind Chack-Kie Wong, Vai Io Lo, and Kwong-leung Tang's China's Urban Health Care Reform. Based on a study of a mid-level city in China, these three scholars provide analysis and offer theory-based recommendations on... more...
- Lexington Books 2011; US$ 29.99
In its propaganda, the Chinese Communist Party does not deny the value of ?democracy?, but it insists that democracy in China can be only ?socialist democracy with Chinese characteristics?. The most essential nature of such ?democracy? is that it is under the single-party system and it excludes multi-party politics and competitive elections. In... more...
- Center for Strategic & International Studies 2014; US$ 39.99
This report details the Initiative?s findings, recommendations, and methodology used to construct the Global Youth Wellbeing Index. It is the hope of the Initiative that policymakers, donors, and youth are able to use this tool as the world moves forward with the post-2015 agenda. more...
- University Press of America 2014; US$ 64.99
This book examines the declining role of universities in policy generation and analyzes the increasing political influence of Washington-based institutions. This provocative new book identifies such Washington think tanks and policy shops as AEI, CSIS, and the National War College as the main generators of policy ideas. more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99
This book explores, through a feminist and institutionalist approach, how Moroccan women activists altered their national gender institution to improve the lives of all Moroccan women. The authors offer a template for studying change in national gender institutions that can be adopted by practitioners and scholars in other settings. more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 35.99
Journalist Joe Williams shows how parents can use consumer power to put children first, shining light on the special interests controlling our schools, where politics and pork infuse everything and our children's education is compromised, . He argues that increased accountability and choice are necessary, and shows how the people can take back the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00
This collection examines Axel Honneth's theory of recognition and the crucial role played by the media in struggles for recognition. It brings together debates on controversial aspects of Honneth's work and a set of intriguing empirical studies including with slum-dwelling adolescents, leprosy patients and women exposed to child labor exploitation... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 28.90
In der kommunalen Familienpolitik hat sich in den vergangenen Jahren ein kooperativer Politikstil etabliert, in dessen Rahmen ?Lokalen Bündnissen für Familie? eine wesentliche Bedeutung zukommt. Neben einer grundlegenden Analyse kommunaler Familienpolitik, ihrer Inhalte, Strukturen und Akteure, stehen diese Netzwerke im Mittelpunkt des Buches. Auf... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99
This book explores the dynamics of distributive politics in developing democracies via a series of case studies of an emerging spending mechanism?constituency development funds (CDFs). It is germane to students of legislative studies, international development, comparative politics, and democratization. more...