Subject Area: Civil Government

Do Our Citizenship Requirements Impede the Protection of Political Asylum Seekers?: A Comparative Analysis of European Practices
 Sicakkan, Hakan G.
2008 0-7734-5032-7 456 pages
In contrast to the 1951 Geneva Convention’s purposes, not all the post-1990 national asylum determination systems are devised to help refugees, or merely to test the truths of asylum claims, but also in order to determine asylum seekers’ legitimacy as potential citizens. This book focuses on the conceptual and empirical links between citizenship and asylum and seeks to discover legal and institutional tools for detaching asylum from citizenship.

Price: $279.95

The Relation of Civil Government to the Military in Nigeria: A Theory of Institutional Cooperation
 Oko, Okechukwu
2022 1-4955-1012-3 304 pages
"This book represents a theory of civil-military relations in Nigeria from 1999, when the country returned to democratic or more appropriately to civil rule, after several years of military rule which began on 15 January, 1966. ...It describes the relation between the military establishment and the political institutions, including the civil society, media, industry and other groups. ...[W]ith the return to civil rule in 1999, efforts were made to reform the armed forces...on how to conduct their affairs under positive control of the democratic authority. One of the profound virtues of Democracy is that it aspires to subordinate the military to civilian authority and vests control of the military in civilian leaders. Thus, the military is an agent of the State, to protect the nation's territorial integrity against internal and external aggression. However, in all matters involving the security of the state, civilian leaders must have the last word." -From the author's forward

Price: $219.95