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Understanding Federalism and Federation
Understanding Federalism and Federation
Edited by Alain-G. Gagnon, Soeren Keil and Sean Mueller

Understanding Federalism and Federation

Based on a variety of contemporary debates on federal theory Understanding Federalism and Federation honours Michael Burgess’ contribution to the study of these topics through a selection of approaches, theories, debates and interpretations. Gathering contributors from diverse subfields to synthesize current debates it offers a snapshot of the immense range of current research on federalism and federation. Different theoretical and empirical fields ...

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Urban Grassroots Movements in Central and Eastern Europe
Urban Grassroots Movements in Central and Eastern Europe
Edited by Kerstin Jacobsson

Urban Grassroots Movements in Central and Eastern Europe

By studying urban activism in Central and Eastern Europe, this volume argues that the recent resurgence of urban grassroots mobilisation represents a new phase in the development of post-socialist civil societies and that these civil societies have significantly more vitality than is commonly perceived. The case studies here reflect the diversity and complexity of post-socialist urban movements, capturing also the extent to which the laboratory of ...

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Women, Gender, Remittances and Development in the Global South
Women, Gender, Remittances and Development in the Global South
Edited by Ton van Naerssen, Lothar Smith, Tine Davids and Marianne H. Marchand

Women, Gender, Remittances and Development in the Global South

Developing the conceptualisation of the relationship between transnational remittance exchanges and gender, this book provides a number of case studies of relationships between gender and remittances from around the world, highlighting different processes and practises. This book provides conceptual insights to better understand how remittances affect gender identity, roles and relations (at both the receiving and sending end) and give specific attention ...

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Civil Society in Asia
Civil Society in Asia
Edited by Fahimul Quadir with Yutaka Tsujinaka

Civil Society in Asia

In Search of Democracy and Development in Bangladesh

Providing much needed analytical context to explore the theoretical and empirical dimensions of the role of civil society in the democracy and development of Bangladesh, Civil Society in Asia brings together well established international authors to explore key ideas and debates from a wide range of disciplines. Through this the contributors ...

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Controversies in Equal Protection Cases in America
Controversies in Equal Protection Cases in America
Edited by Anne Richardson Oakes

Controversies in Equal Protection Cases in America

Race, Gender and Sexual Orientation

This collection engages with current issues on equal protection in the USA as seen from the perspectives of leading academics in this area. The contributors interrogate the legal, theoretical and factual assumptions which shape case law and consider the extent to which they satisfactorily address contemporary concerns with social hierarchies ...

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Remapping Gender, Place and Mobility
Remapping Gender, Place and Mobility
Edited by Stine Thidemann Faber and Helene Pristed Nielsen

Remapping Gender, Place and Mobility

Global Confluences and Local Particularities in Nordic Peripheries

Enhancing our understanding of how people and places are affected by globalization at the level of everyday interactions within ‘Nordic Peripheries’, this book sheds light on local particularities as well as global confluences, by illuminating how gender, mobility and belonging contribute to ruptures and/or stability in the lives of men and ...

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The Concert of Civilizations
The Concert of Civilizations
Jeremy Kleidosty

The Concert of Civilizations

The Common Roots of Western and Islamic Constitutionalism

Are Western and Islamic political and constitutional ideas truly predestined for civilizational clash? In order to understand this controversy The Concert of Civilizations begins by deriving and redefining a definition of constitutionalism that is suitable for comparative, cross-cultural analysis. The rule of law, reflection of national character ...

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Ethnic Stratification and Economic Inequality around the World
Ethnic Stratification and Economic Inequality around the World
Max Haller in collaboration with Anja Eder

Ethnic Stratification and Economic Inequality around the World

The End of Exploitation and Exclusion?

A systematic examination of the interaction between class structures, social stratification and ethnic differentiation, Ethnic Stratification and Economic Inequality around the World sheds light on the manner in which social structures produce different levels of economic inequality, offering a fivefold typology of patterns of ethnic stratification ...

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