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Development and Politics from Below

Exploring Religious Spaces in the African State

Author: B. Bompani

Publisher: Springer

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Category: Political Science

Page: 257

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Religion is playing an increasingly central role in African political and developmental life. This book offers an empirical and theoretical reflection on the relationships between religion, politics and development in Africa; the meanings of religion in non-Western contexts and the way that is embedded in the everyday life of people in Africa.

Why Markets and Politics Undervalue the Role of Agriculture in Economic Development

Author: C. Peter Timmer

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Category: Agriculture

Page: 31

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Politics of Poverty and Underdevelopment

Speeches by President Frederick J.T. Chiluba on Development Politics, Poverty Reduction, and Economic Recovery

Author: Frederick Chiluba

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Category: Africa

Page: 162

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The Politics of Green Transformations

Author: Ian Scoones

Publisher: Routledge

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Category: Business & Economics

Page: 220

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Multiple ‘green transformations’ are required if humanity is to live sustainably on planet Earth. Recalling past transformations, this book examines what makes the current challenge different, and especially urgent. It examines how green transformations must take place in the context of the particular moments of capitalist development, and in relation to particular alliances. The role of the state is emphasised, both in terms of the type of incentives required to make green transformations politically feasible and the way states must take a developmental role in financing innovation and technology for green transformations. The book also highlights the role of citizens, as innovators, entrepreneurs, green consumers and members of social movements. Green transformations must be both ‘top-down’, involving elite alliances between states and business, but also ‘bottom up’, pushed by grassroots innovators and entrepreneurs, and part of wider mobilisations among civil society. The chapters in the book draw on international examples to emphasise how contexts matter in shaping pathways to sustainability Written by experts in the field, this book will be of great interest to researchers and students in environmental studies, international relations, political science, development studies, geography and anthropology, as well as policymakers and practitioners concerned with sustainability.

The Politics of Egypt

State-Society Relationship

Author: Ninette S. Fahmy

Publisher: Routledge

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Category: History

Page: 328

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This book addresses two important matters of current concern to Middle East scholars: firstly, the nature of the Egyptian state and society and the interactive process between them and secondly, how change, which would finally lead to development, can be initiated. The book argues that the Egyptian case represents a weak authoritarian state, which through its coercive and repressive policies towards various societal forces, political parties, professional associations and organisations and individuals, creates a weak society. Individual behaviour in urban and rural communities, sometimes viewed as signs of the strength of societal forces, is seen here as a symptom of a weak and fragmented society. The existence of a weak society in turn impedes government objectives and hinders the implementation of developmental policies and programmes, further weakening the state. This being the case, change has to be initiated externally in both the political and economic spheres.

Government and Politics in Africa

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Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

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Page: 352

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The Political Economy of Development and Underdevelopment

Author: Charles K. Wilber

Publisher: New York : Random House

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Category: Developing countries

Page: 469

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Democracy From Below

New Social Movements And The Political System In West Germany

Author: Ruud Koopmans

Publisher: Westview Press

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Category: Social Science

Page: 282

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Koopmans bases his study on new extensive data on more than 3,000 protest events between 1965 and 1989 and on the characteristics of the most important organizations of the new social movements.

Culture and Cultural Politics Under Reza Shah

The Pahlavi State, New Bourgeoisie and the Creation of a Modern Society in Iran

Author: Bianca Devos

Publisher: Routledge

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Category: History

Page: 338

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Culture and Cultural Politics Under Reza Shah presents a collection of innovative research on the interaction of culture and politics accompanying the vigorous modernization programme of the first Pahlavi ruler. Examining a broad spectrum of this multifaceted interaction it makes an important contribution to the cultural history of the 1920s and 1930s in Iran, when, under the rule of Reza Shah Pahlavi, dramatic changes took place inside Iranian society. With special reference to the practical implementation of specific reform endeavours, the various contributions critically analyze different facets of the relationship between cultural politics, individual reformers and the everyday life of modernist Iranians. Interpreting culture in its broadest sense, this book brings together contributions from different disciplines such as literary history, social history, ethnomusicology, art history, and Middle Eastern politics. In this way, it combines for the first time the cultural history of Iran’s modernity with the politics of the Reza Shah period. Challenging a limited understanding of authoritarian rule under Reza Shah, this book is a useful contribution to existing literature for students and scholars of Middle Eastern History, Iranian History and Iranian Culture.

Rural Education and Under-development

Aspects of the Politics of Education : a Contribution to the IIEP Seminar on "The Planning Problems in Rural Education", 13-17 October 1975

Author: James K. Lindsey

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Category: Education

Page: 35

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Issues in Comparative Politics

A Text with Readings

Author: Robert J. Jackson

Publisher: Robson Books Limited

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Category: Comparative government

Page: 412

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Orient

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Category: Africa, North

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Democracy and Development

Political Institutions and Well-Being in the World, 1950-1990

Author: Adam Przeworski

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Category: Business & Economics

Page: 321

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Examines impact of political regimes on economic development between 1950 and 1990.

Development, Politics, and Social Theory

Essays in Honour of Professor S.P. Varma

Author: Iqbal Narain

Publisher: Stosius Incorporated/Advent Books Division

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Category: Business & Economics

Page: 346

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Comparative Political Development

The Precedent of the West

Author: George Lowell Field

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Category: Comparative government

Page: 247

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The Military in the Political Development of Asia

Author: Alexander Nadesan

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Category: Asia

Page: 84

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International Review of Politics and Development

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Category: Africa, Sub-Saharan

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Words and Deeds

Shaping Urban Politics from Below in Late Medieval Europe

Author: Ben Eersels

Publisher: Brepols Publishers

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Category: Cities and towns, Medieval

Page: 224

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This book focuses on the city and urban politics, because historically towns have been an interesting laboratory for the creation and development of political ideas and practices, as they are also today. The contributions in this volume shed light on why, how and when citizens participated in the urban political process in late medieval Europe (c. 1300-1500). In other words, this book reconsiders the involvement of urban commoners in political matters by studying their claims and wishes, their methods of expression and their discursive and ideological strategies. It shows that, in order to garner support for and establish the parameters of the most important urban policies, medieval urban governments engaged regularly in dialogue with their citizens. While the degree of citizens' active involvement differed from region to region and even from one town to the next, political participation never remained restricted to voting for representatives at set times. This book therefore demonstrates that the making of politics was not the sole prerogative of the government; it was always, to some extent, a bottom-up process as well.

The Development of Attitude Scales in Practical Politics

Author: Ohio Wesleyan University. Evaluation Service

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Category: Attitude (Psychology)

Page: 80

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Responses to Comments Received from Public Review of the Fall 1979 Draft of Uranium Development in the San Juan Basin Region

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Category: Uranium industry

Page: 173

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