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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 UNDERMINEDIntroductionTowards a New Praxis for Sustainable Development in Asia - Poona WignarajaCatalyzing Alternative Development - D L Sheth Values, the Knowledge System, PowerEcology, Equity, and Self-Reliance - Vandana ShivaEconomic Growth and Endemic Poverty in India - K SundaramBangladesh - 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 PovertyBehind the Veil of Growth - Akmal Hussain The State of Pakistan's EconomyPART TWO: REGIME DYNAMICS AND REGIONAL COOPERATIONIntroductionThe Crisis of State Power in Pakistan - Akmal Hussain Militarization and DependenceCommunity Identity and Militarization in Sri Lanka Social Origins of the Armed Forces and Tamil MilitantsA. Sri Lankan Armed Forces - Newton GunasingheB. Tamil Militants - Karthigesu SivathambyAnnex Ethnic Relations and Nation Building in Sri Lanka An Agenda for a Nonviolent SolutionIndian Society - Harsh Sethi Crisis and ResponsesIslam, Ethnicity and Leadership in Pakistan - Akbar S AhamadIdeology and the Status of Women in Indian Society - Gowrie PonniahThe Fate of the Ideology of the State in India - Ashis NandySAARC and the Asymmetry Issue - Pran ChopraSAARC - 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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