South Asia in a Globalising World

South Asia in a Globalising World : A Reconstructed Regional Geography

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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 more

Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 156 x 228 x 18mm | 458.14g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Prentice-Hall
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0130259470
  • 9780130259479

Table of contents

Part 1 - Introducing South Asia Part 2 - Environmental ChallengesPolitical ecology of large irrigation shemes in India & NepalEnvironment, development and South Asia's adivasi populationSquatter settlements, housing and urban sustainability in PakistanPart 3 - Geopolitics of DevelopmentTransforming ideologies of developmentDemocracy, decentralisation and regional developmentDepoliticising development? NGOs, participation and empowermentNation-spaces, protest and resistance in Sri LankaPart 4 - Social Inequality & Social ChangeCaste and the reproduction of social inequalityDevelopment discourse and poverty in Sri Lankashow more