Academic and Reference Books

Forlorn Migrants: An International Legal Regime for Undocumented Migrant Workers

$27.00
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Academic and Reference Books
Bangladesh Studies
Urban Studies and Migration
Law and Human Rights
Development Studies
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English
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540
ISBN: 
984 05 1526 8
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2000
Number of Pages: 
267
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This book proposes an international legal regime on undocumented labor migration aimed at ensuring equitable, humane and lawful conditions of migration as well as protecting the rights of undocumented migrant workers. In this regard the book analyses the 1990 UN Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families.

Child Labour and Child Rights

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Academic and Reference Books
Bangladesh Studies
Law and Human Rights
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English
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600
ISBN: 
978 984 8815 05 2
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2009
Number of Pages: 
194
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The book addresses various issues related to child-based policies in 1989, the UN adopted the Child Rights convention. Since then, the rights of children, particularly the participation of children in social and political decision making, have become an action slogan for many NGO’s. At the same time, the ILO has formulated new policies on worst forms of child labour. Since then, the occurrence of child labour in developing countries, specifically in export oriented industries, has become a focus of international attention and of many government initiatives.

Better Days, Better Lives: Towards a Strategy for Implementing the Convention on the Rights of the Child in Balgadesh

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Academic and Reference Books
Bangladesh Studies
Law and Human Rights
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English
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250
ISBN: 
984 05 1584 5
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2001
Number of Pages: 
104
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A pioneering effort, this book provides a penetrating analysis of problems facing the implementation of the Convention in the Rights of the Child (CRC) in Bangladesh, and offers, hopefully, realistic solutions. Its relevance extends to all developing countries where progress in children’s rights leaves much to be desired even after a decade of the adoption of the CRC by the international community. The book is a must for researchers, policy makers and practitioners in the field.

Human Rights in Bangladesh 1998

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Academic and Reference Books
Bangladesh Studies
Law and Human Rights
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English
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300
ISBN: 
978 984 05 1518 9
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1999
Number of Pages: 
232
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In presenting a chronology of the violations of human rights, Human Rights in Bangladesh 1998, suggests the nature of systemic, institutional and cultural weaknesses which allow such transgressions to take place. It is an important source book compiling and analyzing data that reflects upon the situation of human rights in Bangladesh. Ain o Salish Kendro (ASK), a legal aid and human rights organization has been publicizing the situation of human rights in Bangladesh since 1996.

Human Rights in Bangladesh 1997

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Academic and Reference Books
Bangladesh Studies
Law and Human Rights
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English
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225
ISBN: 
978 984 05 1460 1
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1998
Number of Pages: 
131
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Human Rights in Bangladesh 1997 presents an in-depth documentation of violations of human rights by state agencies during the year. Its incisive evidence of the negligence of the state in deterring violatioñsby non-state actors point to the causes for lapses in the rule of law in Bangladesh. This report is essential for an understanding of how weaknesses in public institutions have been sustained by a political culture which tolerates violations of human rights and democratic norms.

Human Rights in Bangladesh 1996

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Academic and Reference Books
Bangladesh Studies
Law and Human Rights
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English
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250
ISBN: 
978 984 05 1416 8
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1997
Number of Pages: 
93
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Human Rights in Bangladesh 1996 provides a systematic analysis of the violation of human rights in Bangladesh. Based on newspaper reports, fact finding investigations and eye witness accounts, it explains how the impediments to democratic institutions and practice, as well as the rule of law have undermined the promotion of constitutional and human rights. This book is a collective exercise undertaken for the first time by three human rights organizations. The first part examines how political forces and processes have encouraged authoritarianism.

Agendas for Economic Cooperation in South Asia: SACEPS Task Force Reports

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Academic and Reference Books
South Asian Studies
Development Studies
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English
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600
ISBN: 
984 05 1729 5
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2004
Number of Pages: 
238
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This volume is a compendium of four Task Force Reports and four Dialogue Reports prepared by the South Asia Centre for Policy Studies (SACEPS). The Task Forces were mandated by SACEPS to carry out indepth examination of the possible modalities to take forward the interests of South Asian cooperation in their respective areas.

The Japanese Strategy: Japan's Development Strategy as a Lesson or a Threat to Global Economic Order

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Academic and Reference Books
Economics and Finance
Development Studies
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English
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280
ISBN: 
984 05 1327 3
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1996
Number of Pages: 
186
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The phenomenal economic development of Japan in the post World War II era has drawn the attention of the industrialized world. Through the 1960s and 1070s scholars and researchers carried out studies to discover what Japan made phenomenal success, and he lists sixteen driving forces which led to this development. Economic planners, politicians and the industrial community every where watched as Japan emerged as a formidable force in the changed global economic order in the 1980’s. This book provides some insight into the reasons for Japan’s success.

Government and Rural transformation: Role of Public Spending and Policies in Bangladesh

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Academic and Reference Books
Politics and Political Science
Economics and Finance
Bangladesh Studies
State and Governance
Development Studies
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English
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UPL Showroom Price: 
695
ISBN: 
978 984 8815 13 7
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2010
Number of Pages: 
389
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The book depicts an analytical picture of the socio-economic transformation of the economy of Bangladesh, particularly of the agriculture and rural sector. Transformation is explained as improved conditions of life and living, through expanded access to income, health, education, energy, transportation services and protection against vulnerability. Public expenditure and policies to support development of infrastructure, technology, institutions, private initiatives of collective organizations, including NGO’s, and numerous individual ventures contributed to the transformation.

Popular Economics: Unpopular Essays

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Academic and Reference Books
Economics and Finance
Bangladesh Studies
Development Studies
Urban and Regional Planning URP
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English
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UPL Showroom Price: 
275
ISBN: 
984 05 1641 8
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2002
Number of Pages: 
153
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Keynes once wrote that economics is "a difficult and technical subject, but nobody will believe it". It is frustrating for people to find debates on economic policies too technical and inaccessible, since it is their lives that are affected by these policies.

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