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  1. Japan and Africa

    Globalization and Foreign Aid in the 21st Century

    Edited by Howard P. Lehman

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Since the early 1990s, Japan has played an increasingly important and influential role in Africa. A primary mechanism that has furthered its influence has been through its foreign aid policies. Japan’s primacy, however, has been challenged by changing global conditions related to aid to Africa,...

    Published July 11th 2011 by Routledge

  2. United Nations Development Programme and System (UNDP)

    By Stephen Browne

    Series: Global Institutions

    This volume provides a short and accessible introduction to the organization that serves as the primary coordinator of the work of the UN system throughout the developing world –the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The book: traces the origins and evolution of UNDP, outlining how a...

    Published July 8th 2011 by Routledge

  3. African Parliamentary Reform

    Edited by Frederick Stapenhurst, Rasheed Draman, Andrew Imlach, Alexander Hamilton, Cindy Kroon

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Some of the most far-reaching and innovative parliamentary reform is occurring in Africa. While these reforms are not yet widespread across the continent, parliaments in some African countries are asserting their independence as policymakers, as overseers of government and as the guardian of...

    Published June 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  4. Economic Performance in the Middle East and North Africa

    Institutions, Corruption and Reform

    Edited by Serdar Sayan

    Series: Routledge Political Economy of the Middle East and North Africa

    The economies of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region are in dire need of substantial institutional reform to improve their growth performance so as to create enough jobs for millions of entrants into their respective job markets, and to fight poverty and income inequality. This is...

    Published April 11th 2011 by Routledge

  5. The International Politics of Democratization

    Comparative perspectives

    Edited by Nuno Severiano Teixeira

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book examines the international dimensions of democratization processes, showing the degree to which international actors, ranging from states to non-governmental players, have an influence on what were once thought of as exclusively domestic processes of political change. The contributors to...

    Published March 30th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Transitional Justice, Peace and Accountability

    Outreach and the Role of International Courts after Conflict

    By Jessica Lincoln

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    The book looks at the outreach and communication strategies employed by internationalised courts to try to understand the wider impact of international justice. This book critically examines the role of outreach within international justice focusing specifically on the role of outreach at the...

    Published March 24th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Ceremony and Ritual in Parliament

    Edited by Shirin M. Rai

    Series: Library of Legislative Studies

    Ceremony and Ritual in Parliament breaks new ground in the study of legislatures. It combines mainstream historical and social science approaches with cultural theory to consider how parliamentary ritual is constructed through ceremony, space and socialisation. The focus is on the...

    Published February 18th 2011 by Routledge

  8. The World Bank and Social Transformation in International Politics

    Liberalism, Governance and Sovereignty

    By David Williams

    Series: Routledge/Warwick Studies in Globalisation

    In the 1990s the World Bank changed its policy to take the position that the problems of poverty and governance are inextricably linked, and improving the governance of its borrower countries became increasingly accepted as a legitimate and important part of the World Bank’s development activities....

    Published February 14th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Violence and Non-Violence in Africa

    Edited by Pal Ahluwalia, Louise Bethleham, Ruth Ginio

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This unique volume seeks both to historicize and to deconstruct the pervasive, almost ritualistic, association of Africa with forms of terrorism as well as extreme violence, the latter bordering on and including genocide. Africa is tendentiously associated with violence in the popular and academic...

    Published February 10th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Politics South Africa

    2nd Edition

    By Heather Deegan

    South Africa’s democratic transformation in 1994 captured the attention of the international community. Politics: South Africa provides an acute appraisal of the critical moments in the history of South Africa, and examines the political environment in the years following the shift to...

    Published January 26th 2011 by Routledge