Bangladesh Politics, Economy and Civil Society
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Description: Relatively little is known or understood about Bangladesh by outsiders. Since its hard-won independence from Pakistan in 1971, it has been ravaged by economic and environmental disasters. Only recently has the country begun to emerge as a fragile, but functioning, parliamentary democracy, relatively self-sufficient in food production and with an economy that has been consistently achieving growth. The story of Bangladesh, told through the pages of this concise and readable book, is a truly remarkable one. By delving into its past, and through an analysis of the economic, political and social changes that have taken place over the last twenty years, the book explains how Bangladesh is becoming of increasing interest to the international community as a portal into some of the key issues of our age: the way globalization affects the world's poorer countries, the long-term effects of the international development industry, the potential risks to people and environment from climate change and the political challenges facing modern Muslim-majority nations. In this way the book offers an important corrective to the view of Bangladesh as a failed state and also sheds light on the lives of a new generation of its citizens.
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Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/7/2011
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
|Approaching Bangladesh in the Literature|
|A State in the Making|
|Bangladesh and the International Aid System|
|Conclusion: The Current Picture|
|Conclusion: Past and Present|
|State, Politics and Institutions|
|Governing Bangladesh (1): From Nation-building to the Military Era|
|Governing Bangladesh (2): From Democratic Renewal to "Illiberal Democracy"|
|Understanding the State, Politics and "Illiberal Democracy"|
|Conclusion: The Patron State|
|Nongovernmental Actors and Civil Society|
|Nonstate Actors in Historical Perspective: Religion, Charity and Resistance|
|The Modern Nongovernmental Organisation Sector|
|The Idea of Civil Society|
|Conclusion: Creativity and Contradiction|
|Economic Development and Transformation|
|The Formal Economy since 1971|
|Bangladesh in the International Economy (1): The Rise of Nontraditional Exports|
|Bangladesh in the International Economy (2): Global and Regional Issues153|
|Poverty and Economic Change|
|Conclusion: Cautious Optimism?|
|Population, Natural Resources and Environment|
|atural Resources and Ecology|
|Migration and Refugees|
|Well-Being and Capabilities|
|Conclusion: People, Nature and Resources|
|Dilemmas in an Age of Neoliberalism|
|Glossary of Bengali Terms|