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The Challenge in South Asia : development, democracy, and regional cooperation

Author: Ponna Wignaraja; Akmal Hussain; United Nations University.
Publisher: Tokyo : United Nations University ; New Delhi ; Newbury Park : Sage Publications, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study reflects the crisis of development, the associated crises of state and their impact on regional co-operation in South Asia. The resulting political and social unrest, violence and  Read more...

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Material Type: Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ponna Wignaraja; Akmal Hussain; United Nations University.
ISBN: 0803996039 9780803996038 8170361451 9788170361459
OCLC Number: 19267007
Description: 360 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: PART ONE: DEVELOPMENT UNDERMINED Introduction Towards a New Praxis for Sustainable Development in Asia - Poona Wignaraja Catalyzing Alternative Development - D L Sheth Values, the Knowledge System, Power Ecology, Equity, and Self-Reliance - Vandana Shiva Economic Growth and Endemic Poverty in India - K Sundaram Bangladesh - W D Lakshman Lineages of Dependent Development: From State Control to the Open Economy in Sri LankaSyed M Hashemi Aid Dependence and the Structure of Poverty Behind the Veil of Growth - Akmal Hussain The State of Pakistan's Economy PART TWO: REGIME DYNAMICS AND REGIONAL COOPERATION Introduction The Crisis of State Power in Pakistan - Akmal Hussain Militarization and Dependence Community Identity and Militarization in Sri Lanka Social Origins of the Armed Forces and Tamil Militants A. Sri Lankan Armed Forces - Newton Gunasinghe B. Tamil Militants - Karthigesu Sivathamby Annex Ethnic Relations and Nation Building in Sri Lanka An Agenda for a Nonviolent Solution Indian Society - Harsh Sethi Crisis and Responses Islam, Ethnicity and Leadership in Pakistan - Akbar S Ahamad Ideology and the Status of Women in Indian Society - Gowrie Ponniah The Fate of the Ideology of the State in India - Ashis Nandy SAARC and the Asymmetry Issue - Pran Chopra SAARC - Q K Ahmad Some Comments on the Evolution and Some Elements of a Future Agenda
Responsibility: edited by Ponna Wignaraja and Akmal Hussain.

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