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The reform of the bolivian state : domestic politics in the context of globalization.

Tsolakis, Andreas.
(2010)  | 9781935049272 | FirstForumPress | hbk. | book | 275pp
AUD 153.95 (inc. GST), AUD 139.95 (ex. GST),
In 2005, two decades after President Victor Paz Estenssoros New Economic Policy heralded the beginning of a profound transformation for Bolivia, violence had become endemic in the country, economic growth was weak, and political corruption was flourishing. Evo Morales was elected to the presidency in...

Identity politics in the age of globalization.

Coate, Roger. Thiel, Markus.
(2010)  | 9781935049265 | FirstForumPress | hbk. | book | 210pp
AUD 137.95 (inc. GST), AUD 125.41 (ex. GST),
Despite the homogenizing effect of globalization, identity politics have gained significancenumerous groups have achieved political goals and gained recognition based on, for example, their common gender, religion, ethnicity, or disability. Are each of these groups unique, or can comparisons be drawn...

Struggles for local democracy in the andes.

Cameron, John.
(2010)  | 9781935049166 | FirstForumPress | hbk. | book | 382pp
AUD 157.95 (inc. GST), AUD 143.59 (ex. GST),
John Cameron draws on power-based approaches to the study of democratization as he thoughtfully explores efforts by indigenous and peasant groups to gain control of local governments and deepen democracy in Bolivia, Ecuador, and Peru. Cameron addresses three fundamental questions: What factors best...

Governing the czech republic and slovakia : between state socialism and the european union.

Scherpereel, John A.
(2008)  | 9781935049012 | FirstForumPress | hbk. | book | 320pp
AUD 137.95 (inc. GST), AUD 125.41 (ex. GST),
Why do democratic leaders sometimes choose not to establish institutions that would promote the consolidation of democracy? And what are the consequences of those choices? Focusing on the cases of the Czech Republic and Slovakia, John Scherpereel explores the interplay of historical institutional legacies,...

Forced out : older workers confront job loss.

Root, Kenneth A. Park, Rosemarie Janet.
(2009)  | 9781935049036 | FirstForumPress | hbk. | book | 225pp
AUD 139.95 (inc. GST), AUD 127.23 (ex. GST),
Do societal inequalities limit the effectiveness of democratic regimes? And if so, why? And how? Addressing this question, Bernd Reiter focuses on the role of societal dynamics in undermining democracy in Brazil.Reiter explores the ways in which race, class, and gender in Brazil structure a society...

 

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