1st Edition

South Asia in a Globalising World A Reconstructed Regional Geography

By Bob Bradnock, Glynn Williams Copyright 2002
    300 Pages
    by Routledge

    300 Pages
    by Routledge

    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.

    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


    Bob Bradnock, Glynn Williams