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Bangladesh Election 2008 and Beyond: Reforming Institutions and Political Culture for a Sustainable Democracy

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Academic and Reference Books
Politics and Political Science
Bangladesh Studies
State and Governance
Urban and Regional Planning URP
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English
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280
ISBN: 
978 984 05 1802 9
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2008
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114
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Reforming political and governance institutions is not a common issue during election time. The last time this issue dominated an election campaign in a first world country was in the early eighties with Margaret Thatcher in Great Britain and Ronald Reagan in the United States. Thirty-six years after its birth, a Bangladesh caretaker government is facing the same issue. They are addressing it directly by instituting some useful reforms.

Political Culture in Bangladesh: Perspectives and Analyses Selections From The Journal of Bangladesh Studies

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Academic and Reference Books
Politics and Political Science
Bangladesh Studies
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English
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650
ISBN: 
984 05 1782 1
Publisher: 
Bangladesh Development Initiative
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2007
Number of Pages: 
373
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Perspectives and Analysis presents the thought of prominent thinkers about political issues pertaining to Bangladesh about which there is need for serious contemplation and action. It contains ideas about the country’s political culture, challenges and democratization, approaches to institution building, issues of leadership and legitimacy, and the continuing saga of conflict between the two main political rivals and possible solutions.

A Neighbourly Affair Assignment India

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Academic and Reference Books
Politics and Political Science
International Relations and Security Studies
South Asian Studies
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English
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450
ISBN: 
984 70220 0022 6
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2009
Number of Pages: 
176
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Bangladesh-India bilateral relations is perhaps amongst the most important and sensitive elements in the foreign policy of both the countries. It has been influenced by common history, traditions, cultural affinity, as it is the closest neighbour of Bangladesh sharing a border of more than 4000kms, and most importantly, for India's role in Bangladesh's War of Liberation in 1971. The relations between the neighbours have seen many a ups and downs.

Bangladesh Economy in the 21st Century: Selected Papers from the 2008 and 2009 Conferences on Bangladesh at Harvard University

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Academic and Reference Books
Economics and Finance
Bangladesh Studies
Development Studies
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English
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1050
ISBN: 
984 506 035 6
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Year of Publication: 
2011
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522
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Since the beginning of the 21st century, the economy of Bangladesh has surprised even the most astute observers and development agencies at home and abroad. In recent years, the economy has been resilient and impressive. In a pioneering book in the early 1970's Faaland and Parkinson called Bangladesh, A Test Case for Development. Their point was that if Bangladesh could succeed, there was hope for other poor and less developed nations in the world.

Growth and Poverty: The Development Experience of Bangladesh

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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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650
ISBN: 
984 051 755 4
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Year of Publication: 
2006
Number of Pages: 
315
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2008
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The book is the outcome of a seminar that looked at the nature of challenges and the policy options facing Bangladesh in achieving accelerated, sustained and equitable economic growth. Since the early 1990s, Bangladesh has notably improved its economic growth performance following the introduction of market-oriented liberalising economic reforms. The positive impact of economic growth on poverty was, however, compromised to some extent by a worsening of income distribution.

Bangladesh: Pursuing Common Goals: Strengthening Relations between Government and Development NGOs

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Academic and Reference Books
Bangladesh Studies
State and Governance
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English
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208
ISBN: 
984 06 1362 1
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1996
Number of Pages: 
82
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Recreating the Commons? NGO's in Bangladesh

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Academic and Reference Books
Bangladesh Studies
State and Governance
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English
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680
ISBN: 
984 70220 0035 6
Publisher: 
Bangladesh Development Initiative
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2009
Number of Pages: 
367
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Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs) are an integral aspect of society in Bangladesh. They provide a variety of services to people, generate employment, mobilize public opinion, and influence governmental policy. They remain as an important liaison with the donor community and are a substantial cultural, political and economic presence in the country. NGOs are involved in many important sectors of the economy such as education, health, and finance.

Governance - South Asian Perspectives

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Academic and Reference Books
South Asian Studies
State and Governance
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English
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595
ISBN: 
978 984 05 1521 9
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2000
Number of Pages: 
552
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Governance in theory and practice has been the subject of intense discussion and indepth study both in the developed and developing countries for quite sometime. Though improvement in the quality of governance has been slow in coming, there is now a fair degree of agreement over the major issues involved and the reform measures called for. This anthology reflects these issues from the South Asian perspectives based on the experiences of the past and the imperatives of the present.

Towards Good Governance in Bangladesh - Fifty Unpleasant Essays

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Academic and Reference Books
Bangladesh Studies
State and Governance
Urban and Regional Planning URP
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English
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350
ISBN: 
978 984 506 114 8
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1996
Number of Pages: 
178
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The problems of governance have occupied the centre stage of national debate in Bangladesh since independence. But at this particular point in time, their appropriate resolution has assumed unprecedented importance and urgency in our national life. With only five years to go before we enter the 21st century, our nation has reached a stage from where we may either move forward to a bright future or relapse into darkness. It is in this context that governance issues in Bangladesh have to be analysed for finding adequate solutions and means of implementation.

Mapping Women's Empowerment: Experiences from Bangladesh, India and Pakistan

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Academic and Reference Books
South Asian Studies
Bangladesh Studies
Gender Studies
State and Governance
Development Studies
Urban and Regional Planning URP
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English
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650
ISBN: 
978 984 8815 10 6
Publisher: 
BRAC Development Institute
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2010
Number of Pages: 
301
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Tradition and modernity are perhaps the two poles against which women of South Asia are pitted. The main elements of tradition seem to be comprised of religion. Religion occupies a somewhat difficult position in the largely secular terrain that speak of the empowerment of women. This fascinating volume explores the role that religion, culture and society play in the social and political positioning of women.

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