Publication year: 2008
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Edited by Giorgio Blundo & Pierre-Yves Le Meur
This book offers an ethnographic exploration of how public and collective services are produced ‘on the ground’ in Africa. This anthropology of everyday governance as process is a strong contribution to current debates on public policy, governmentality and the state.
Edited by Lian Kwen Fee, National University of Singapore, and Tong Chee Kiong, National University of Singapore
The contributors to this edited volume, covering a range of social issues ranging from family and aging to sexuality and culture and the arts, critically examine the relevance of social policy as it is understood in the West; and addresses the question of whether Singapore's response is unique.
Edited by Wessel le Roux and Karin van Marle
Edited by Jan-Bart Gewald, Marja Hinfelaar and Giacomo Macola
In contrast to the rich tradition of academic analysis and understanding of the pre-colonial and colonial history of Zambia, the trajectory of post-colonial Zambia has been all but ignored by historians. The assumptions of developmentalism, the cultural hegemony of United National Independence ...
Edited by Marcel Rutten, André Leliveld and Dick Foeken
Thinking about development in Africa requires an appreciation of at least two sets of ideas. It is not sufficient to stress the ubiquity of failure, malnutrition, disease, predatory states and war; one also has to recognize that important aspects of the lives of millions of ordinary people have ...
Edited by Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber and Klaas van Walraven
The Africa Yearbook is a reliable source of reference covering major domestic political developments, the foreign policy and socio-economic trends of all sub-Saharan states – all related to developments in one calendar year.
Edited by Chan Kwok-bun, Cheung Tak-sing and Agnes S. Ku. Guest Editor: Chu Yin-wah
The annual is a venue of publication for sociological studies of Chinese societies and the Chinese all over the world. The main focus is on social transformations in Hong Kong, Taiwan, the mainland, Singapore and Chinese overseas.
Edited by Vineeta Sinha (Department of Sociology, National University of Singapore) and Daniel PS Goh (Department of Sociology, National University of Singapore)
Published continuously since it was launched in 1973, the Asian Journal of Social Science provides a forum for exploring issues in Southeast Asian societies. Contributions are from anthropology, economics, geography, history, language and literature, political science, psychology and sociology.
Edited by Dwight Haase, University of Toledo
Perspectives on Global Development and Technology (PGDT) is a peer-reviewed journal for the discussion of current social science research on diverse socioeconomic development issues that reflect the profoundly altered opportunities and threats brought about by the bipolar to global world order ...
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