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Edited by Jamil Jreisat, University of South Florida
Governance is not a topic that easily lends itself to neat and precise definitions. Although concepts and practices of governance are profoundly under-specified, they are frequently associated with three dimensions: how and why governments are structured, what processes they employ in governing, ...
Edited by Noel Iverson, University of New Brunswick, Canada
Edited by Henri J.M. Claessen, Leiden University, and Jarich G. Oosten, Leiden University
In this volume the role of ideology in the emergency of early states is discussed by an international group of specialists. The book is of interest to all those concerned with the complex interaction of ideological and political developments.
Brian Z. Tamanaha, University of Amsterdam
Examines law in Micronesia through a focus on the meaningful actions and understandings of legal actors and non-legal actors. It addresses subjects which range from the nature of legal thinking to the autonomy of law.
Edited by Ann Herda-Rapp and Theresa L. Goedeke
This collection of qualitative case studies demonstrates how social groups create opposing symbolic meanings of Nature during conflict over wildlife issues. It highlights the untapped utility of constructionist approaches for understanding how different meanings can ultimately affect wildlife ...
Edited by René F.W. Diekstra, Walter Gulbinat, Ineke Kienhorst and Diego de Leo
Confronting Cruelty is a sociological study of the animal rights movement in the United States, England and Australia. Social movement theory is used to analyse animal cruelty and how and why activists seek to end it in their various campaigns.
Edited by R.F.W. Diekstra, R. Maris, S. Platt, A. Schmidtke and G. Sonneck
Edited by W. Buikhuisen and S.A. Mednick
Edited by Paul Lewis and Paul Webb
In a stimulating set of essays, an international team of experts addresses the question of convergence in patterns of party politics across Eastern and Western Europe, and considers the theoretical implications of their findings for the study of parties and party systems.
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