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Edited by Mattei Dogan, National Center of Scientific Research, Paris
The analysis focuses on the low esteem for politicians, their vulnerability, the concept of associated-rivals, the nexus-judges-journalists and the civil death of politicians under judicial investigations.
Edited by Richard L. Harris, California State University, Monterey Bay and Melinda Seid, California State University, Sacramento
This collection of essays analyzes the complex linkages between globalization and health, the health effects of globalization at all levels (global, national, and local), and the policy and institutional responses associated with the health consequences of globalization.
Drawing on social movement theory, this book presents a comprehensive analysis of the evolution of collective action during Guatemala’s democratic transition (1985-1996) and the accompanying impact of social movements on democratisation, focusing on three indigenous peoples’ social movement ...
Edited by N'Dri T. Assié-Lumumba, Cornell University
This resourceful book provides cutting-edge exploration and insightful analysis of educational implications of technology and distance higher education in Africa and Asia, critically examining access, curriculum, pedagogy, externally designed programs, the quest for ownership and strategies for ...
Edited by Mirjam A.F. Ros-Tonen in collaboration with Heleen van den Hombergh and Annelies Zoomers
This book assembles experiences acquired with sustainable forest and tree resource management partnerships in various Latin American countries. It addresses the question of which conditions are necessary for partnerships to stimulate sustainable, socially just and pro-poor governance of forest ...
Edited by Henk Vinken, Tilburg University, the Netherlands Joseph Soeters, Royal Netherlands's Military Academy and Tilburg University, and Peter Ester, Tilburg University
This book provides insight in the different classic frameworks of addressing cultural diversity around the globe. Key authors reflect on each others classic work and frontline academics in comparative social science show how cultural dimensions matter for explaining contemporary issues in a wide ...
Edited by Mehdi Parvizi Amineh, International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS), Leiden, Clingendael International Energy Programme (CIPE), The Hague, and University of Amsterdam and Henk Houweling, University of Amsterdam
This anthology brings together studies of post-colonial, post-Cold War, Central Eurasia. This part of the world is in transition to independent statehood, nation building and the release of market forces. The objective of the work is to better comprehend the process of state-nation building.
Majid Al-Haj, University of Haifa
This book provides a new critical perspective on questions of immigration and society in Israel through a detailed analysis of ethnic formation, identity patterns, political behavior, and cultural orientation among the 1990s immigrants from the former Soviet Union in Israel.
Edited by Eliezer Ben-Rafael, University of Tel-Aviv
When examining how the social sciences have dealt with ideology, one's first impression is often one of considerable confusion. Sociology in particular is the scene of heated debates about ideology. These debates go sometimes so far as to echo doubts of participants with regard to their ...
Edited by Ronald Inglehart, University of Michigan
The Values Surveys reveal the impact of changing values on societal phenomena, demonstrating that a distinctive Islamic culture exists—and it favors democracy. Other analyses examine Gender Equality, Corruption and Democracy; political satisfaction; and Vietnamese, Israeli and South African values.
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