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South Asia in a Globalising World

A Reconstructed Regional Geography, 1st Edition

By Bob Bradnock, Glynn Williams

Routledge

300 pages

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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 non-specialists.

Table of Contents

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

About the Series

Developing Areas Research Group

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI030000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOC015000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography