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The Marginal Nation: Transborder Migration from Bangladesh to West Bengal

by Ranabir Samaddar

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1999
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9780761992837
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Sage Publications, 1999. Hardcover. New. Throughout South Asia, questions of ‘illegal immigration’ combined with those of ‘national security’ have acquired politically explosive dimensions in recent years. Despite this, migration studies have remained, by and large, confined to the domails of economics and demography. Dealing with transborder migrations from Bangladesh to West Bengal, The Marginal Nation analyzes these issues… Read more
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Women, Security, South Asia: A Clearing in the Thicket

by Farah Faizal & Swarna Rajagopalan (Eds)

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2005
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9780761933861
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Sage Publications, 2005. Hardcover. New. This book explores women`s perspectives on matters of security and related policy, focusing on women in South Asia who are battling society, insecurity and violence in some form. The book makes three important contributions. First, it examines existing theories of security. Secondly, it goes beyond critique and narrative to seek concrete new agendas… Read more
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Pro-Poor Growth and Governance in South Asia: Decentralization and Participatory Development

by Ponna Wignaraja & Susil Sirivardana (Eds)

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2004
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9780761997986
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Sage Publications, 2004. Hardcover. New. This important volume advocates a pro-poor growth strategy where the poor also participate directly as subjects in development. The contributors maintain that a critical element in this process is social mobilization where organizations of the poor work in partnership with a restructured state and a socially responsible private sector. They see a new… Read more
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The Gendered Nation Contemporary Writings from South Asia

by Neluka Silva

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2004
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9780761932024
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Sage Publications, 2004. Hardcover. New. While postcolonial creative writing in English has come of age in South Asia, scholarly examination of this rich body of writing has remained largely confined to the narrow domain of literary criticism. This unusual and well-written book instead foregrounds issues relating to identity, nationalism and gender in contemporary literary writing. To do so,… Read more
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Civil Wars in South Asia: State, Sovereignty and Development

by Aparna Sundar & Nandini Sundar (Eds)

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2014
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9789351500407
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Sage Publications, 2014. Hardcover. New. South Asia has become the site of major civil or internal wars, with both domestic and global consequences. The conflict in Kashmir, for example, continues to make headlines, while those in the Northeast and central India simmer, though relatively unnoticed. There appears to be no clear resolution to the civil war and occupation… Read more
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Migration, Remittances and Development in South Asia

by Saman Kelegama (Ed.)

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Published
2011
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First edition
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9788132106418
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Sage Publications, 2011. First edition. Hardcover. New. Migration, Remittances and Development in South Asia explores the impact of migration on development in South Asian countries, compiling extensive information on the migration flows and trends, migrant remittances and migration policies. It discusses a number of proposals for effective cooperation on protection of migrant rights and promotion of migration and… Read more
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Lived Islam in South Asia: Adaptation, Accommodation and Conflict

by Imtiaz Ahmad & Helmut Reifeld (Eds.)

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Published
2011
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9788187358473
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Social Science Press/Orient BlackSwan Pvt. Ltd, 2011. Softcover. New. 14 X 21 cm. Lived Islam in South Asia: Adaptation, Accommodation and Conflict explores the everyday religious lives of Muslims in South Asia. The book argues that Islam cannot be understood through the works of theologians alone, for whom it is a formal, uniform and rigid system of beliefs… Read more
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Practical Micro-Finance: A Training Guide for South Asia

by Malcolm Harper

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Published
2003
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9788178292885
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Sage Publications, 2003. Softcover. New. This immensely practical manual is designed to improve the quality and content of micro-finance training programmes, and thereby contribute to the greater availability of affordable, accessible, and mutually profitable financial services to the poor. Malcolm Harper provides step-by-step descriptions for 22 training sessions spread over ten days. He covers all the important topics… Read more
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Governance in South Asia: State of the Civil Services

by K S Chalam (Ed.)

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2014
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9788132113652
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Sage Publications, 2014. Hardcover. New. The book for the first time offers a comprehensive and contemporary account of the state of civil services in South Asia countries. It brings together experiences of former senior bureaucrats and critics from India and other SAARC nations to affirm the state of civil service and the need for reforms. While… Read more
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Governance, Conflict and Development in South Asia: Perspectives from India, Nepal and Sri Lanka

by Siri Hettige & Eva Gerharz (Eds)

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2015
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9789351501008
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Sage Publications, 2015. Hardcover. New. This volume examines how various forms of governance have emerged in South Asia after colonialism, and the developmental and conflict-related challenges the region faces. Drawing from the contexts of India, Sri Lanka and Nepal, it highlights the degree of institutionalization of democracy. The book further points to the manner in which shortcomings… Read more
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Foreign Aid in South Asia: The Emerging Scenario

by Saman Kelegama (Ed.)

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2012
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9788132108740
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Sage Publications, 2012. Hardcover. New. Foreign Aid in South Asia examines the individual South Asian country experience in dealing with foreign aid. The articles in this book show that the effectiveness of foreign aid as a developmental tool over the last few decades has been mixed, and that the Paris Declaration of 2005 has brought about some improvement… Read more
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Fieldwork in South Asia: Memories, Moments, and Experiences

by Sarit K Chaudhuri & Sucheta Sen Chaudhuri (Eds)

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2014
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ISBN
9788132117421
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Sage Publications, 2014. Hardcover. New. Fieldwork in South Asia is a valuable attempt to listen and learn from the memories and significant moments of fieldwork done by anthropologists, sociologists, and even historians from South Asia. The essays lead towards a deeper understanding of concerns of fieldwork located in various field sites across South Asia without assuming or applying… Read more
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Making Evaluation Matter: Writings from South Asia

by Katherine Eve Hay & Shubh Kumar-Range (Eds)

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2014
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9789351500278
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Sage Publications, 2014. Hardcover. New. This is a first-of-its-kind collection of writings by evaluation professionals working in South Asia. It analyses and documents the status of, and challenges for, development evaluation in this region. The collection covers three critical dimensions of making evaluation matter in development processes and change in South Asia: context, methods,… Read more
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Ethnicity and Nation-building in South Asia (Revised Edition)

by Urmila Phadnis,Rajat Ganguly

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Published
2001
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ISBN
9780761994398
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Sage Publications, 2001. Softcover. New. `This is probably the only work that deals with the entire spectrum of South Asian ethnicity and its dynamic role in regional politics. A decade and a half later after the first edition was published, the work has become even more relevant because ethnic divisions have become sharper all across the region. This… Read more
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Armed Conflict, Peace Audit and Early Warning 2014: Stability and Instability in South Asia

by D. Suba Chandran & P.R. Chari (Eds)

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2015
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ISBN
9789351500766
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Sage Publications, 2015. Hardcover. New. This volume addresses three major security aspects in South Asia – armed conflicts, peace audit and early warning. The essays span the entire range of armed conflicts, including inter-state and intra-state actors in the region. An innovative attempt is also made to audit the peace processes in conflict-driven environments since certain areas have… Read more
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Governance in South Asia: State of the Civil Services

by K S Chalam (Ed.)

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2014
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9788132113652
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Sage Publications, 2014. Hardcover. New. The book for the first time offers a comprehensive and contemporary account of the state of civil services in South Asia countries. It brings together experiences of former senior bureaucrats and critics from India and other SAARC nations to affirm the state of civil service and the need for reforms. While… Read more
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Pro-Poor Growth and Governance in South Asia: Decentralization and Participatory Development

by Ponna Wignaraja & Susil Sirivardana (Eds)

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2004
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9780761997986
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Sage Publications, 2004. Hardcover. New. This important volume advocates a pro-poor growth strategy where the poor also participate directly as subjects in development. The contributors maintain that a critical element in this process is social mobilization where organizations of the poor work in partnership with a restructured state and a socially responsible private sector. They see a new… Read more
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Civil Wars in South Asia: State, Sovereignty and Development

by Aparna Sundar & Nandini Sundar (Eds)

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2014
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9789351500407
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Sage Publications, 2014. Hardcover. New. South Asia has become the site of major civil or internal wars, with both domestic and global consequences. The conflict in Kashmir, for example, continues to make headlines, while those in the Northeast and central India simmer, though relatively unnoticed. There appears to be no clear resolution to the civil war and occupation… Read more
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Foreign Aid in South Asia: The Emerging Scenario

by Saman Kelegama (Ed.)

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Published
2012
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9788132108740
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Sage Publications, 2012. Hardcover. New. Foreign Aid in South Asia examines the individual South Asian country experience in dealing with foreign aid. The articles in this book show that the effectiveness of foreign aid as a developmental tool over the last few decades has been mixed, and that the Paris Declaration of 2005 has brought about some improvement… Read more
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The Gendered Nation Contemporary Writings from South Asia

by Neluka Silva

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Published
2004
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9780761932024
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Sage Publications, 2004. Hardcover. New. While postcolonial creative writing in English has come of age in South Asia, scholarly examination of this rich body of writing has remained largely confined to the narrow domain of literary criticism. This unusual and well-written book instead foregrounds issues relating to identity, nationalism and gender in contemporary literary writing. To do so,… Read more
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