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Democracy, Sustainable Development, and Peace: New Perspectives on South Asia

By: Akmal Hussain & Muchkund Dubey (Eds)

Price: $33.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press:

Seller ID: 108798

ISBN: 0198092342

Condition: New


A participatory democracy that engenders social cohesion helps promote economic development. Persistent mass poverty and economic disparities, however, are constraints to fulfilling such a vision of democracy among the nations of South Asia?a region which is at a conjunctural moment in its history. The book examines, in the context of South Asia, four interrelated dimensions that constitute the central policy challenges of our time: strengthening democracy through greater social inclusion in the process of democratic governance, confronting violent extremism, overcoming mass poverty through in... View more info