Globalization and South Asia: Multidimensional Perspectives

01 June 2004
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This book brings together acknowledged experts in their respective fields to provide a uniquely authoritative and comprehensive perspective on globalization and its impact on South Asia generally, and on India in particular.

This book brings together acknowledged experts in their respective fields to provide a uniquely authoritative and comprehensive perspective on globalization and its impact on South Asia generally, and on India in particular. Globalization and South Asia: Multidimensional Perspectives covers a wide range of issues both economic and beyond. Apart from area studies of Nepal, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh and India, other issues taken up for study include the World Trade Organization (WTO) as well as the impact of globalization on science and technology, the environment, the media, education, culture, health, feminist publishing, communalism and international relations.

Written in an easy to read, conservational style, this book will be of immense value  both to the general reader as well as to college and university students and teachers seeking to understand how globalization, one of the most important phenomena of our times, is shaping the present and future of South Asia.

Contents

   1. Preface
   2. Globalization and the Indian economy-I: the new economic reforms - Arvind Virmani, Arun Kumar, Sanjaya Baru and Prabhat Patnaik
   3. Globalization and the Indian economy-II: the impact of the WTO - Bibek Debroy and Jayati Ghosh
   4. Globalization and Nepal - I. Mukherjee
   5. Globalization and Sri Lanka - P. Sahadevan
   6. Globalization and Pakistan - C.P. Chandrasekhar
   7. Globalization and Bangladesh - Abhijit Sen
   8. Globalization and science and technology - Praful Bidwai
   9. Globalization and environment - Mahesh Rangrajan
  10. Globalization and health - Mohan Rao
  11. Globalization and education - Krishna Kumar
  12. Globalization and media - Harish Khare
  13. Globalization, feminism and publishing - Ritu Menon
  14. Globalization and culture - Rajeev Bhargava
  15. Globalization and communalism - Sumit Sarkar
  16. Globalization and international relations - Achin Vanaik
  17. Closing remarks - Mushirul Hasan and Father Louis Prakash

Pages: 362