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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
South Asia 2060 : Envisioning Regional Futures.
New York : Anthem Press, ©2013
|Document Type:||Book, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Adil Najam; Moeed Yusuf
|Notes:||Chapter 16 South Asian Economy in 2060.|
|Description:||1 online resource (636 pages).|
|Contents:||Cover; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS; Introduction IMAGINING SOUTH ASIAN FUTURES; #1: The Idea of South Asia; #2: Regionalism: Practice and Institutions; #3: The South Asian State; #4: Security and Development; #5: South Asia and Its People; Section I SOUTH ASIA AS A REGION; Chapter 1 Prisoners or Masters of Destiny?; The Rise of Regionalism; South Asia: A Region Sans the Sense of Regionalism; The World of 2060; Conclusion; Chapter 2 South Asian Futures: Three Scenarios; Scenario #1: The United States of South Asia (USSA). Scenario #2: Globalization and Its DiscontentsScenario #3: "Let Me Explain Why This Was Inevitable"; Conclusions: The Future Outlook Remains Cloudy; Chapter 3 Federalism on the Road: Region and Regionalism; Indus-Ganga Plain; India Know Thyself; Federal Traction; South Asia beyond SAARC; The Quality of Empathy; Chapter 4 Diversity in South Asia; The Growing Gap between the Privileged and the Poor; Religious Influences; Conclusions; Chapter 5 Future's Past; Introduction; Conceptions of the Past, Realities of the Present; An Alternative History; Making a Community through Bollywood? Present as Future?Section II STATE RELATIONS; Chapter 6 The Future of Democracy; Baseline; Looking Back: First-Order Trends; Looking Forward: Certainties and Uncertainties; Future Scenarios; Chapter 7 Conflict and Reconciliation : Three Scenarios; The Drivers: The Five Ds; The Scenarios; Three Conclusions; Chapter 8 Religion and State Formation; Religions in South Asia: Precolonial Period; Religions in South Asia: Colonial Period; Religion and Conflict in South Asia: Postcolonial Period; Looking Ahead: Some Thoughts for the Future. Chapter 9 Will South Asia still be Terrorism's Center of Gravity?Trends in South Asian Terrorism --
What Do They Portend?; Terrorism: The End of Hope or the Catalyst for a New Beginning?; Chapter 10 Speculations on Nuclear South Asia; Nuclear Dynamics; Regional and Global Dynamics; Nuclear Risks and Consequences; Towards Nuclear Disarmament: Implications for South Asia; Nuclear Energy; Reading a Cracked Crystal Ball; Chapter 11 Nuclear Risk: Overstated or Underrated?; Exaggerated Fears?; Underrated Risks?; Possible Consequences; Chapter 12 The Shadow of the India-Pakistan Stalemate. Indo-Pakistani DivideConditions for Durable Peace; Three Scenarios for the Future; Chapter 13 Regional Integration; Capitalizing on the Opportunities; Conflict in the Region; Conclusion; Chapter 14 The Future of Integration; Assessing the Future of SAARC; Overcoming Hurdles to Regional Cooperation; The Wider Picture: Geostrategic Compulsions; Chapter 15 The Giant Neighbor: Why is China Important?; Introduction; What Will the World, China and South Asia Look Like in 2060?; How Will China and South Asia Impact Each Other?; Conclusion; Section III DEVELOPMENT.
|Series Title:||Anthem South Asian studies.|
- Economic forecasting -- South Asia.
- Social prediction -- South Asia.
- South Asia -- Economic conditions -- 21st century.
- South Asia -- Forecasting.
- South Asia -- Foreign relations -- 21st century.
- South Asia -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
- South Asia -- Social conditions -- 21st century.