3 edition of Political development in South Asia found in the catalog.
Political development in South Asia
|LC Classifications||DS341 .P37 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 288 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||288|
|LC Control Number||90907496|
1 UNCTAD REGIONAL VALUE CHAINS BACKGROUND PAPER POLITICAL ECONOMY OF REGIONAL INTEGRATION IN SOUTH ASIA Priyanka Kher Independent Consultant BACKGROUND PAPER 5 This study was prepared for UNCTAD’s project on ¨Development Oriented Integration in South Asia” funded by Asian Development Bank and Commonwealth Secretariat. South Asia or Southern Asia is the southern region of Asia, which is defined in both geographical and ethno-cultural terms. The region consists of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. Topographically, it is dominated by the Indian Plate and defined largely by the Indian Ocean on the south, and the Himalayas, Karakoram, and Pamir mountains on the.
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Socio-Economic and Political Development in South Asia (Political Development in South Asia, Vol. 3 Dr. Sareen, Dr. Bakshi ISBN ISBN Book Description. This Handbook brings together essays that introduce the reader to the key issues in South Asian political development. Written by experts in their respective areas, the essays explore key aspects of political economy, political and economic change, and the complex diplomatic and security challenges of individual countries and the region as a whole.
This book is a compilation of well researched papers that examine the evolving economic, political, and social landscape of South Asia. While celebrating the economic and political growth of the countries of the region, it also highlights the challenges that they are likely to face in the coming years, such as the domestic strife in Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Pakistan and the region's.
The existing knowledge on a number of key issues, such as the role of development planning, foreign trade regimes and economic development, the political economy of rent-seeking, choice of technology, causes of famines, sex bias in poverty, and poverty and public policy, have been shaped significantly by the South Asian experience.
Kaplan is the author of an excellent book on geopolitics called The division of this region lends a sense of artificialness to South Asia’s political geography.
There are also strong Author: Akhilesh Pillalamarri. This book describes the countries of South Asia, and examines the reason for their successes and failures. It addresses the interrelationships among the states in the region and their roles in the international system, and discusses the political development of the region.
Reasoned policy suggestions are made Political development in South Asia book an analysis of the comparative political economy of development approach is applied to the situation of Africa and South Asia. Aptly presenting the relation between theory and empirical material in a dynamic and interactive way, the book offers meaningful and powerful explanations of what is happening in.
Electoral democracy in South Asia coexists uneasily with independent political institutions, especially justice systems. Intense political competition can force politicians to pay attention to their constituents, ideally making them more responsive.
But this competition also pushes them to politicize courts, bureaucracies, and law enforcement. The politics of Asia are extremely varied as would be expected of such a large landmass and a diverse population.
Constitutional monarchies, absolute monarchies, one-party states, federal states, dependent territories, liberal democracies and military dictatorships are all factors in the region, as well as various forms of independence movements.
The authors featured in this book are unanimous in their opinion that mal-governance and corruption plagues South Asia. Together with weak enforcement regimes and a multiplicity of crises of political legitimacy, of unequal development, and of recurrent and escalating conflict in all the member-states, South Asia is increasingly referred to as.
Patronage as Politics in South Asia confronts this paradox with calm erudition: sixteen essays by anthropologists, historians and political scientists show, from a wide range of cultural and historical angles, that in South Asia patronage is no feudal residue or retrograde political pressure, but a political form vital in its own right.
In Democracy, Development and Discontent in South Asia, edited by Veena Kukreja and Mahendra P. Singh, New Delhi: SAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd, doi: /n3. Qureshi, Saleem. "Restoration of Democracy in Pakistan: A Critical Analysis of Political Culture and Historical Legacy.".
The book is a unique attempt by the authors to look at the issues of governance and development through the prism of conflict and political instability overall, the case studies of India, Sri Lanka and Nepal discussed in the book are representative of the development and good governance situation in South Asia.
This paper covers major political developments in post-colonial South Asia and deals with the most significant themes and issues in South Asian politics, through the study of illustrative cases taken from the various countries of the region.
The paper also deals with important scholarly debates on South Asia. South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation. South Asia’s crisis cannot be addressed by simplistic approaches to development aid. South Asia as a region has unique features and many contradictions. It is culturally, socially, economically and politically diverse, with a common cultural base but linguistic and religious differences.
Democracy, Development and Discontent in South Asia [Veena Kukreja, Mahendra Prasad Singh] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book deals with the issues of democracy, development and discontent in the general context of South Asia and the specific contexts of the major countries of the region.
Major challenges confronting democracy and development in South Asia Author: Veena Kukreja. This comprehensive but accessible text provides students with a systematic introduction to the comparative political study of the leading nations of South Asia: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal.
Get Books Destructive conflicts have thwarted growth and development in South Asia for more than half a century. This collection of multi-disciplinary essays examines the economic causes and consequences of military conflict in South Asia from a variety of perspectives embracing fiscal, social, strategic, environmental and several other dimensions.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Parmanand, Political development in South Asia. New Delhi: Sterling Publishers, © (OCoLC) Democracy and Authoritarianism in South Asia By Ayesha Jalal.
In a comparative and historical study of the interplay between democratic politics and authoritarian states in South Asia, Ayesha Jalal explains how a shared colonial legacy led to apparently contrasting patterns of political development – democracy in India and authoritarianism in Pakistan and Bangladesh.
This book explores the variations in the transformation of the Asian developmental state in South Korea, Singapore, and Taiwan. Based on an original theory, the author argues that these variations are influenced by two factors: industrial structure and democratic transition, both of which are shaped by the strategic calculations of the ruling elites to maintain power.
book review Changing Contexts and Shifting Roles of the Indian State: New Perspectives on Development Dynamics edited by Anthony P. D’Costa and Achin Chakraborty, Singapore, Springer,pp., € (hardcover), ISBN Democracy, Development and Discontent in South Asia comprises latest analysis of data by well known scholars in the field, clear conceptualization, and fresh theoretical organization and book would greatly interest students and academicians in the field of South Asian Studies, Pakistan Studies, International Relations.