State and Governance

South Asia Crisis of Development: The Case of Bangladesh

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International Relations and Security Studies
South Asian Studies
Bangladesh Studies
State and Governance
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984 051 653 1
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2002
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Fifty years of independence has not provided the degree of economic growth, social enlightenment of political stability that had been the hope and aspiration of more than a billion people who live in South Asia. Moudud Ahmed has attempted to explain some of the reasons why the countries of South Asia and in particular India have not measured up to their potential.

Terrorism in the 21st Century: Perspectives from Bangladesh

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984 702 200 020 2
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Dhaka
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2009
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At the dawn of the 21st century the specter of terror has come to haunt the minds of the citizenary and policymakers alike. Three reasons seem to be responsible for this. Firstly, the empowering status of non-state entities. Secondly, the easy availability of deadly, weaponry, including the knowledge of turning grocery items into improvised explosive devices. And thirdly, the arrival of suicide bombers priding on civilian targets, and that again, with an aggressiveness primarily grounded in faith rather than on reason.

National Security Bangladesh 2009

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978 984 506 026 4
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Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies
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2010
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266
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Understanding the state of national security, both traditional and non-traditional, is vital for formulating and implementing national policies in Bangladesh. The Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies (BIISS) has initiated its annual report on national security. The present volume is the third in the series that covers the developments and events in the year 2009. Two earlier volumes in the series dealt with both traditional and non-traditional nature.

Trends in Militancy in Bangladesh: Possible Responses

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978 984 881 517 5
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Bangladesh Enterprise Institute
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2010
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Bangladesh has witnessed rising Islamic radicalization, extremism and militancy in various manifestations for more than 10 years. In the aftermath of 9/11, religious militancy has intensified in South Asia. The dramatic rise in terrorist activities in recent years has taken on the form of bomb explosions and suicide bombings generating fear, undermining political stability and hurting business confidence.

Local Government in Bangladesh (Revised Third Edition)

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Administration and public policy
Bangladesh Studies
State and Governance
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English
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984 702 200 016 5
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
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Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1984
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599
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2014
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This is undoubtedly the most authoritative book on local government in Bangladesh. Its comprehensive approach, analytical rigour, quality and currency of information have contributed to making it a recommended textbook in several universities both at home and abroad.

Democracy's Roller Coaster Ride in Bangladesh

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2009
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The first decade of the 21st century has been a lost decade for Bangladesh both politically and economically. On one hand, this period provided a scope for political commentators to write about many issues in respect of development of democratic practices and of governance, yet on the other hand, this was a period of nightmare for the politicians and for the people in general. This volume is a collection of selected articles contributed by the author to Bangladesh's most popular English daily, The Daily Star.

Democracy in Crisis

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978 984 506 007 3
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The liberal democratic values and the constitutional system have suffered serial reversals in Bangladesh, accompanied by a trend towards authoritarian and unaccountable government. The failure of the political system and politicians is blamed conventionally. That alone cannot explain the reversals sufficiently; the deep conflict of secular nationalism and liberal democracy with communal and authoritarian political culture explain the political and constitutional regresses.

Non-Party Caretaker Government in Bangladesh

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984 05 1720 1
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2004
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Elections under caretaker governments are a common practice to be found in most parliamentary democracies of the world. Usually an outgoing government acts as the caretaker administration. But Bangladesh has deviated from this established democratic tradition. The Constitution now requires that a non-party caretaker government (NCG) run the routine administration of the country for a limited period of time between the dissolution of parliament and the appointment of a prime minister after the constitution of a new parliament.

The Working of Parliamentary Committees in Westminster Systems: Lessons for Bangladesh

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984 05 1788 0
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Committees are ubiquitous. They are found in all types of legislatures- large or small, old or new. Parliamentary committees are important because they can provide a number of values that are not easily available otherwise. However, although it is widely acknowledged that committees have greater resilience in Congressional and Continental systems than in Westminster-style democracies, there are not many studies that explore variations in committee influence and impact in the latter. This volume intends to fill this gap.

Nationalism, Fundamentalism and Democracy in Bangladesh

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984 8127 18 6
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International Centre for Bengal Studies
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2002
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This book contains essays for discussion and amendment. The author has tried to describe and analyse one of the most enduring issues of our time in order to facilitate a different understanding of the event. The effects of nationalism, militarism, fundamentalism and democracy manifest themselves as a powerful pressure with significant effects on our human environment. It has widened the gap between concern and decision and has impassibly divided Bangladesh society.

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