South Asia in a Globalising World: A Reconstructed Regional Geography (Developing Areas Research Group)

South Asia in a Globalising World: A Reconstructed Regional Geography (Developing Areas Research Group)

By: Glynn Williams (author), Bob Bradnock (author)Paperback

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A comprehensive introduction to the important economic, social and political processes and development issues in this extremely popular region. South Asia provides one of the world's most challenging development contexts and The authors take a different approach to most traditional development texts, making the latest research teacher friendly and presenting material in an accessible manner for non-specialists.

Contents

Part 1 - Introducing South Asia Part 2 - Environmental Challenges Political ecology of large irrigation shemes in India & Nepal Environment, development and South Asia's adivasi population Squatter settlements, housing and urban sustainability in Pakistan Part 3 - Geopolitics of Development Transforming ideologies of development Democracy, decentralisation and regional development Depoliticising development? NGOs, participation and empowerment Nation-spaces, protest and resistance in Sri Lanka Part 4 - Social Inequality & Social Change Caste and the reproduction of social inequality Development discourse and poverty in Sri Lanka

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780130259479
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 300
  • ID: 9780130259479
  • ISBN10: 0130259470

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