The Resource South Asia in the New Decade : Challenges and Prospects, (electronic resource)

South Asia in the New Decade : Challenges and Prospects, (electronic resource)

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South Asia in the New Decade : Challenges and Prospects
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South Asia in the New Decade
Title remainder
Challenges and Prospects
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SOUTH ASIA IN THE NEW DECADE
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eng
Summary
At the beginning of the second decade of the new millennium, South Asia has emerged as a key regional variable in the contemporary global order. The last decade saw the region experiencing a robust phase of economic growth and development. Over time, South Asia's economic progress is expected to accelerate, given its favourable demography and strategic location. The prospects of faster economic growth and development, however, will materialize depending upon the region's success in handling various challenges including security, climate change, political instability and ethnic strife. It is in
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Palit, Amitendu
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338.954
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HC430.6
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  • Economic development -- South Asia
  • Industrial policy -- East Asia
  • South Asia -- Foreign economic relations
  • South Asia -- Social conditions -- 21st century
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South Asia in the New Decade : Challenges and Prospects, (electronic resource)
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  • Acknowledgment; Preface; Contents; Introduction South Asia in the New Decade: Challenges and Prospects Deputy Prime Minister & Defence Minister, Teo Chee Hean; Introduction; Challenges Confronting South Asia; Economic and social development; Security and environment; Prospects for the Region; India; Sri Lanka; Bangladesh; Pakistan; Moving Forward - Enhancing Regional Cooperation; South Asia regional cooperation; South and Southeast Asia cooperation; Chapter 1. India and China: Competitive Coexistence in the Asian Century Rory Medcalf and Ashley Townshend; 1. Introduction
  • 2. Harmonious Giants?3. Assaying Rivalry; 3.1. Conflicting geopolitical interests; 3.2. Military modernization and force posture; 3.3. Economic competition; 3.4. Soft power; 4. Preventing Instability under Competitive Coexistence; 4.1. The role of the United States; 4.2. The Pakistan-China-India triangle; 4.3. Maritime security in the Indian Ocean; 4.4. The India-China nuclear dynamic; 5. Facilitating Accommodation: A Role for Smaller Powers?; 6. Conclusion: Unraveling Rivalry
  • Chapter 2. The Washington and Beijing Consensus in South Asia: How the Colombo Consensus Emerged with New Global Realities Patrick Mendis1. Introduction; 2. The Current Situation; 3. The Washington vs. Beijing Consensus; 4. Sri Lanka: China's Newest "Pearl"; 5. Chindian and Chimerican Relations; 6. Re-charting the U.S. Geostrategic Response; 7. The Making of the Colombo Consensus; 8. Conclusion; Bibliography; Chapter 3. Riots, Elections and Society: Discerning Social and Political Trends in India and Pakistan in Coming Decades Peter Mayer; 1. Introduction
  • 2. Does Political Competition Play a Significant Part in Instigating Communal Riots?13. Methods and Data; 3.1. Temporal agglomeration; 3.2. The 1989-1991 elections; 3.3. Regression analysis; 3.4. A tactical political pattern?; 3.5. Patterns in elections 1989-2006; 3.6. Political competition and communal homicide; 4. Voting and Violence; 5. The Bigger Picture; 5.1. Indian politics since 1996; 6. Era of Coalition Governments in New Delhi; 6.1. The united front government - 1996; 6.2. The first NDA government - 1998; 6.3. The second NDA government - 1999; 6.4. The general election of 2004
  • 6.5. 2009 - Congress alliance returned to office7. Peering into the Future; 7.1. Trend 1: Future Indian governments will be coalitions; 7.2. Trend 2: Coalitions will become increasingly coherent and stable; 7.3. Trend 3: The South is the Social and Political Fugelman of India [and perhaps of Pakistan, too?]; 7.4. Mayawati and the Bahujan Samaj Party -A rival to both Congress and BJP?; 8. The Pattern of South Asian Politics in Coming Decades?; 9. Appendix; 9.1. India - Political divisions; 9.2. Female literacy in India, 2001; 9.3. Female literacy 2011; Bibliography
  • Chapter 4. Reducing Poverty in South Asia through Regional Cooperation Sadiq Ahmed
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unknown
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1 online resource (281 p.)
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electronic
Isbn
9789814401067
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (CKB)3280000000002157
  • (EBL)1109706
  • (OCoLC)826853974
Label
South Asia in the New Decade : Challenges and Prospects, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Contents
  • Acknowledgment; Preface; Contents; Introduction South Asia in the New Decade: Challenges and Prospects Deputy Prime Minister & Defence Minister, Teo Chee Hean; Introduction; Challenges Confronting South Asia; Economic and social development; Security and environment; Prospects for the Region; India; Sri Lanka; Bangladesh; Pakistan; Moving Forward - Enhancing Regional Cooperation; South Asia regional cooperation; South and Southeast Asia cooperation; Chapter 1. India and China: Competitive Coexistence in the Asian Century Rory Medcalf and Ashley Townshend; 1. Introduction
  • 2. Harmonious Giants?3. Assaying Rivalry; 3.1. Conflicting geopolitical interests; 3.2. Military modernization and force posture; 3.3. Economic competition; 3.4. Soft power; 4. Preventing Instability under Competitive Coexistence; 4.1. The role of the United States; 4.2. The Pakistan-China-India triangle; 4.3. Maritime security in the Indian Ocean; 4.4. The India-China nuclear dynamic; 5. Facilitating Accommodation: A Role for Smaller Powers?; 6. Conclusion: Unraveling Rivalry
  • Chapter 2. The Washington and Beijing Consensus in South Asia: How the Colombo Consensus Emerged with New Global Realities Patrick Mendis1. Introduction; 2. The Current Situation; 3. The Washington vs. Beijing Consensus; 4. Sri Lanka: China's Newest "Pearl"; 5. Chindian and Chimerican Relations; 6. Re-charting the U.S. Geostrategic Response; 7. The Making of the Colombo Consensus; 8. Conclusion; Bibliography; Chapter 3. Riots, Elections and Society: Discerning Social and Political Trends in India and Pakistan in Coming Decades Peter Mayer; 1. Introduction
  • 2. Does Political Competition Play a Significant Part in Instigating Communal Riots?13. Methods and Data; 3.1. Temporal agglomeration; 3.2. The 1989-1991 elections; 3.3. Regression analysis; 3.4. A tactical political pattern?; 3.5. Patterns in elections 1989-2006; 3.6. Political competition and communal homicide; 4. Voting and Violence; 5. The Bigger Picture; 5.1. Indian politics since 1996; 6. Era of Coalition Governments in New Delhi; 6.1. The united front government - 1996; 6.2. The first NDA government - 1998; 6.3. The second NDA government - 1999; 6.4. The general election of 2004
  • 6.5. 2009 - Congress alliance returned to office7. Peering into the Future; 7.1. Trend 1: Future Indian governments will be coalitions; 7.2. Trend 2: Coalitions will become increasingly coherent and stable; 7.3. Trend 3: The South is the Social and Political Fugelman of India [and perhaps of Pakistan, too?]; 7.4. Mayawati and the Bahujan Samaj Party -A rival to both Congress and BJP?; 8. The Pattern of South Asian Politics in Coming Decades?; 9. Appendix; 9.1. India - Political divisions; 9.2. Female literacy in India, 2001; 9.3. Female literacy 2011; Bibliography
  • Chapter 4. Reducing Poverty in South Asia through Regional Cooperation Sadiq Ahmed
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (281 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9789814401067
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3280000000002157
  • (EBL)1109706
  • (OCoLC)826853974

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