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Thirty Years of SAARC

Thirty Years of SAARC Author Rajiv Kumar
ISBN-10 9789351508809
Release 2016-05-23
Pages 284
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This book traces economic and political issues through SAARC’s thirty-year journey. Topical and well-researched, this collection provides a comprehensive assessment of SAARC and provides policy directives for the future. The book points out the issues and constraints that have hindered regional cooperation in South Asia. It establishes that despite being democracies, there has been little effort by member nations to promote regional cooperation in the public domain. It stresses that in view of the increased role that countries wish to play in globalisation, economic cooperation is the way forward. The book further argues that political will is the pivot on which the prospect of regional cooperation revolves.



Shifting Horizons of Public International Law

Shifting Horizons of Public International Law Author J.L. Kaul
ISBN-10 9788132237242
Release 2018-01-08
Pages 360
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This book offers a South Asian perspective on international law, maintaining a suitable distance from the ‘Western’ approach. The themes discussed reflect the region’s particular contribution to the development of international law. Each South Asian country has its own important role to play in promoting regional trade, regulating maritime affairs, ensuring access to water, debating State responsibility, engaging with International Criminal Court, questioning diplomatic and consular immunities, and, most importantly, upholding human rights. These issues are addressed by local contributors from Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, who have come together to represent the whole South Asian region on a single academic platform.



SAARC

SAARC Author E. Sudhakar
ISBN-10 UOM:39015029099697
Release 1994-01-01
Pages 244
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South Asia consists of states with divergent political systems and perceptions and yet with social, cultural and ethnic affinities. While good neighbourly relations among the main actors of the region have been elusive, still the desire for collective self-reliance and development has brought these states together and though belatedly, resulted in the evolution of SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation). The success and failure of SAARC depends on various complex factors, both internal and external, governing the intra-regional relations of South Asia. In fact a proper understanding of SAARC, its evolution, its past track record and its future prospects is possible only when the whole gamut of relations are studied in their proper perspective. This book is a modest and sincere effort to asses the role performance and future prospects of the ambitious regional organization.



The Emerging Dimensions of SAARC

The Emerging Dimensions of SAARC Author S. D. Muni
ISBN-10 9788175967458
Release 2010
Pages 322
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Papers presented at a series of seminars organized by Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore.



Economic Challenges for the Contemporary World

Economic Challenges for the Contemporary World Author Mausumi Das
ISBN-10 9789351508793
Release 2016-06-20
Pages 348
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In view of Prabhat Patnaik’s role in advocating progressive reforms and ideas in the global economy, this volume, in his honour, questions conventional thinking in mainstream economics and policy. This book brings together diverse scholarship on various aspects of economic development that underscore the importance of tackling dominant and contemporary issues concerning the national and global economy. Divided into five distinct themes—economic growth, engaging with globalisation, poverty and inequality, macroeconomic issues, political economy and developmental aspects—the essays outline significantly contrasting methodologies that are used to deal with issues of vital importance. Topical and up-to-date, the volume challenges the laissez faire philosophy and highlights the weaknesses of a free market as well as its inability to deal with the current issues.



Human Development Report 2016

Human Development Report 2016 Author United Nations Development Programme
ISBN-10 9211264138
Release 2017-03-21
Pages 286
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This report focuses on how human development can be ensured for everyone, now and in future. It starts with an account of the hopes and challenges of today's world, envisioning where humanity wants to go. This vision draws from and builds on the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals. It explores who has been left behind in human development progress and why. It argues that to ensure that human development reaches everyone, some aspects of the human development framework and assessment perspectives have to be brought to the fore. The Report also identifies the national policies and key strategies to ensure that will enable every human being achieve at least basic human development and to sustain and protect the gains.



Interrogating Women s Leadership and Empowerment

Interrogating Women   s Leadership and Empowerment Author Omita Goyal
ISBN-10 9789351504719
Release 2014-12-10
Pages 296
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Looking at gender through multiple lenses, this volume seeks to understand what empowerment really means to women today. It examines the situation of women in, and their contribution to, politics, business, education, social and economic development, the women’s movement, health, law, insurgency and the arts. The volume analyses certain key issues of contemporary discourse including: • ownership of one’s body and freedom of choice • redefinition of empowerment and leadership and how far we have achieved it • importance of equal access to education, employment and health • political participation and decision making, and • dichotomy between marginalisation of women on grounds of caste, class and religion in a society with changing laws on women’s rights



India s Foreign Relations 2010

India s Foreign Relations  2010 Author Avtar Singh Bhasin
ISBN-10 MINN:31951D034242487
Release 2011
Pages 1248
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Promoting Economic Cooperation in South Asia

Promoting Economic Cooperation in South Asia Author Sadiq Ahmed
ISBN-10 9789351509295
Release 2010-02-02
Pages 472
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Promoting Economic Cooperation in South Asia: Beyond SAFTA examines the distinct development dichotomy that exists in South Asia and tries to find a workable solution to bridge this gap. In spite of rapid economic growth since 1980, there is extensive poverty and inequality in South Asia. This dichotomy has two faces: one is highly urbanized and well-linked to global markets, and the other is rural, isolated from the global economy, and growing very slowly. The large bulk of South Asia's poor live in the latter environment. The book brings together perspectives from academics, the private sector, civil society and policy makers. Using solid empirical evidence and sound analysis, it stresses that in addition to policy and institutional reforms aimed at removing domestic constraints to growth and job creation, market integration and regional cooperation ought to be key elements of a strategy for removing the dichotomy and eliminating poverty in the longer term. Delving into major political economic issues of the SAARC region, the book analyzes SAFTA, bilateral FTAs, transportation, regional integration, regulatory mechanisms, food prices, labor and employment, and tourism. It also provides an analysis of why past cooperation efforts have not worked and how better cooperation can be achieved in specific areas. It looks at the many policy and institutional constraints that contribute to the present state and have made South Asia one of the least integrated regions of the world. The book will be a very useful reference for researchers, scholars and bilateral and multilateral financial institutions and donor groups interested in South Asia's development. Policy makers and think tanks focusing on economics, political science, and international relations will also find it beneficial.



Selected papers from the 2nd international conference on culture and development

Selected papers from the 2nd international conference on culture and development Author Kevin C. Kettle
ISBN-10 UOM:39015072797452
Release 2006
Pages 220
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The Democratization of International Institutions

The Democratization of International Institutions Author Giovanni Finizio
ISBN-10 1857437047
Release 2014
Pages 506
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""Discusses the dynamics of democratization affecting most international institutions. Provides a general theoretical assessment of the process of democratization of international organizations and integrates case studies from global, regional and inter-regional organizations"--Provided by publisher"--



India 2020

India 2020 Author A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
ISBN-10 0140278338
Release 2002
Pages 324
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In this text, the authors examine India's strengths - and weaknesses - to offer a vision of how India can be among the world's first five economic powers in the year 2020.



Regional Integration and Economic Development in South Asia

Regional Integration and Economic Development in South Asia Author Sultan Hafeez Rahman
ISBN-10 9781781005248
Release 2012-04-01
Pages 424
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South Asian leaders have made it a priority to tackle key regional issues such as poverty, environment degradation, trade and investment barriers and food insecurity, among others.



Yearbook of International Organizations 2010 2011

Yearbook of International Organizations 2010 2011 Author Union of International Associations
ISBN-10 3110230313
Release 2010-08-13
Pages 2984
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Yearbook of International Organizations is the most comprehensive reference resource and provides current details of international non-governmental (NGO) and intergovernmental organizations (IGO). Collected and documented by the Union of International Associations (UIA), detailed information on international organizations worldwide can be found here. Besides historical and organizational information, details on activities, events or publications, contact details, biographies of the leading individuals as well as the presentation of networks of organizations are included.



Co operatives from controls to a regulatory framework policies for the SAARC Region

Co operatives   from controls to a regulatory framework   policies for the SAARC Region Author Atanu Purkayastha
ISBN-10 UOM:39015043264350
Release 1999
Pages 343
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Papers presented at the Second SAARC Consultation on Co-operative Policy, 6-8 October, 1998, held at Mussoorie, India.



The Muslim World

The Muslim World Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015066172563
Release 2004
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Soft Power

Soft Power Author Nye Jr.
ISBN-10 9780786738960
Release 2009-04-28
Pages 208
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Joseph Nye coined the term "soft power" in the late 1980s. It is now used frequently—and often incorrectly—by political leaders, editorial writers, and academics around the world. So what is soft power? Soft power lies in the ability to attract and persuade. Whereas hard power—the ability to coerce—grows out of a country's military or economic might, soft power arises from the attractiveness of a country's culture, political ideals, and policies. Hard power remains crucial in a world of states trying to guard their independence and of non-state groups willing to turn to violence. It forms the core of the Bush administration's new national security strategy. But according to Nye, the neo-conservatives who advise the president are making a major miscalculation: They focus too heavily on using America's military power to force other nations to do our will, and they pay too little heed to our soft power. It is soft power that will help prevent terrorists from recruiting supporters from among the moderate majority. And it is soft power that will help us deal with critical global issues that require multilateral cooperation among states. That is why it is so essential that America better understands and applies our soft power. This book is our guide.