Handbook of global social policy / edited by Stuart S. Nagel, Amy Robb

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Subjects: Social policy--Cross-cultural studies
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Marcel Dekker, c2001
Series: Public administration and public policy 88
LC Classification: H, HN
Physical Description: xiii, 422 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
Contributors
1. Social Policy: An Introduction / Stuart S. Nagel 1
2. Ethnic Nepotism as an Explanation for Ethnic Conflicts / Tatu Vanhanen 19
3. Differences in the Determinants of Internal Conflict Between the Cold War and Post-Cold War Periods / Hae S. Kim 33
4. Religion: For or Against Democracy? / Mira Marody 51
5. Recasting Foreign Policy Analysis Using a Gender Analysis: Where to Begin? / Deborah Stienstra 59
6. Political Rights, Electoral Systems, and the Legislative Representation of Women in 73 Democracies: A Preliminary Analysis / Wilma Rule 73
7. Ethnicity, Democracy, and Conflict Management in Africa / Victor Azarya 93
8. The Role of Mass Communication in Egyptian Family Planning Policy / Amany A. Khodair, Steven K. Wisensale 109
9. Coexistence of Secularism and Fundamentalism in India / Pelgy Vaz 123
10. Caste and Class Relations in Bihar / Shyam Nand Singh 135
11. Identity Collapse and Ethnic Politics: A Sri Lankan Example / William W. Bostock 147
12. Politics of Agenda-Building in South Korea: Imperial Japan's Military Sexual Slavery Case / Bang-Soon Yoon 163
13. Public Participation in China's Urban Development / Tingwei Zhang 183
14. Social Development Amidst Economic Reform: Family Policy in a Changing Vietnam / Steven K. Wisensale 209
15. Nations and Minorities: A Conceptual Comparison Between the Western and the Islamic Understanding with a Case Study / Andrea K. Riemer 221
16. Russian Nationalism and Nation-Building in the Russian Federation: Implications for Russian Foreign Policy in the Near Abroad / Susanne M. Birgerson, Roger E. Kanet 245
17. Forming a New Nation-State and the Repression or Protection of Ethnic Minorities: The Case of Slovenia / Miran Komac 267
18. Freedom Versus Equality? Some Thoughts About Attitudes Toward Gender Equality Politics in Eastern and Central Europe / Vlasta Jalusic 297
19. Conceptualizing the German State: Putting Women's Politics in its Place / Birgit Sauer 317
20. The Limits of Tolerance in a Liberal Society: In Search of Guidelines / Marlies Galenkamp 337
21. Back from the Edge: Rebuilding a Public Heritage - A Case Study of Dubrovnik, Croatia / Linda K. Richter, William L. Richter 357
22. Human Rights, Civil Society, and the Guatemalan Peace Process / Scott Turner 373
23. Managing Diversity in Multiethnic Federations: The Case of Canada / Rejean Pelletier 397
Index 415
Additional Authors: Nagel, Stuart S., 1934-
Robb, Amy
Notes: LCCN: 00047463
ISBN: 082470357X (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 45129258
ISBN/ISSN: 082470357X