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Japanese Prefectures and Policymaking

Steven R. Reed - Political Science - 1986 - 208 pages
In this book, Steven R. Reed argues that studying only central administrations and national-level politics yields a picture of greater rigidity than actually exists in modern ...
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Japan's Backroom Politics: Factions in a Multiparty Age

Watanabe Tsuneo - Political Science - 2013 - 354 pages
Japan’s Backroom Politics is the translation of a classic study of the rough and tumble of Japanese politics and conservative party factions in the first two decades of postwar ...
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Business-Government Relations in Prewar Japan

Peter von Staden - Business & Economics - 2007 - 208 pages
For the business and government relationship in Japan, the pre-war period was an era of considerable change. Framed by Japan’s nation-building efforts, the relationship adapted ...
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Modern Tunisia: A Democratic Apprenticeship

Andrew Borowiec - History - 1998 - 160 pages
How did Tunisia succeed in eliminating the threat of militant Islamic fundamentalism? The author of this book examines the actions, which begin with the removal of the senile ...
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Islamic Political Culture, Democracy, and Human Rights: A Comparative Study

Daniel E. Price - Political Science - 1999 - 221 pages
What effect does Islamic political culture have on democracy and human rights practices? The author of this book suggests that too much emphasis is being placed on the power of ...
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Slovakia Since Independence: A Struggle for Democracy

Minton F. Goldman - Political Science - 1999 - 247 pages
Goldman examines the difficulties and uncertainties of developing a viable democratic society in Slovakia. After a review of Slovak-Czech relations following the founding of ...
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The Social Control of Technology in North Africa: Information in the Global ...

Andrea L. Kavanaugh - Business & Economics - 1998 - 140 pages
Challenging writers who predict that new technologies herald an end to authoritarianism, Kavanaugh (communications, Virginia State U.) argues that the conventional controls are ...
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From Bad Policy to Chaos in Somalia: How an Economy Fell Apart

Jamil Abdalla Mubarak - Business & Economics - 1996 - 181 pages
Somali-born, Johns-Hopkins-educated economist Mubarak argues that specific policies of General Mohamed Siad BarrT while he ruled Somalia 1970-90 were responsible not only for ...
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Language, Elites, and the State: Nationalism in Puerto Rico and Quebec

Amílcar Antonio Barreto - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1998 - 165 pages
Explores culturalist views of nationalism, hegemony, the relationship of language elitism to nationalism, language and the American identity, the evolution of Puerto Rican ...
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