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South Asia in the world [electronic resource] : problem solving perspectives on security, sustainable development, and good governance / edited by Ramesh thakur and Oddny Wiggen.

Contributor(s): Thakur, Ramesh Chandra, 1948- | Wiggen, Oddny.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Tokyo ; New York : United Nations University Press, c2004Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 451 p.) : ill., 1 map.ISBN: 1417564156 (electronic bk.); 9781417564156 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): South Asia -- Politics and government | South Asia -- Foreign relations | National security -- South Asia | United Nations -- South Asia | HISTORYGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: South Asia in the world.DDC classification: 954 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Foreword: Mutual interest-the United Nations and South Asia / Lloyd Axworthy -- Introduction: South Asia's manifold challenge to the international community / Ramesh Thakur and Oddny Wiggen -- South Asia in the family of nations / Inder Kumer Gujral -- South Asia: Melting pot of global faultlines / Sartaj Aziz -- Nuclear weapons and nuclear war in South Asia: The unknown future / Stephen P. Cohen -- International security in a nuclear South Asia / Christophe Carle -- National security: Inter-state conflict in South Asia (a Nepali perspective) / Lok Raj Baral -- Terrorism and political agitation in post-colonial South Asia: Jammu-Kashmir and Sri Lanka / Kingsley de Silva -- South Asian contributions to United Nations peacekeeping operations: Particular reference to India's participation / Satish Nambiar -- The United Nations and South Asia: Bangladesh's contribution to UN peacekeeping / Syed Roomy -- Pro-poor policies in South Asia / Hafiz Pasha -- Trade and investment in South Asia / Farooq Sobhan and Riffat Zaman -- Democratic governance in South Asia: Problems and prospects / Gautam Adhikari -- Pluralism, democracy and governance and South Asia: The case of Sri Lanka / Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu.
Critical links between environment and development in South Asia / Adeel Zafar and Awais Piracha -- The environmental challenge to human security in South Asia / Adil Najam -- Diffusion of international peace? International rivers and bilateral relations in South Asia / Ashok Swain -- A Security Organisation for South Asia: Mechanism for conflict resolution in South Asia / Niaz A. Naik -- SAARC as an institutional framework for cooperation in South Asia / Nihal Rodrigo -- Human security: The perspective of children and women in South Asia / Manzoor Ahmed -- Child malnutrition and gender discrimination in South Asia: Is the worst malnutrition linked to the worst gender discrimination in the world? / Santosh Mehrotra -- "Hum honge kamiyab ... (We shall overcome ...)": Non-government organizations, the state and human security in India / Rekha Datta -- Post-Taliban Afghanistan and South Asian security / Samina Ahmed -- South-west Asia after the Taliban / Mohammed Ayoob -- The changing geopolitics of Central, West and South Asia after 11 September / Amin Saikal -- Pakistan and India: The way forward / Samina Yasmeen -- India-Pakistan relations: Ways forward / Gopalaswami Parthasarathy.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Foreword: Mutual interest-the United Nations and South Asia / Lloyd Axworthy -- Introduction: South Asia's manifold challenge to the international community / Ramesh Thakur and Oddny Wiggen -- South Asia in the family of nations / Inder Kumer Gujral -- South Asia: Melting pot of global faultlines / Sartaj Aziz -- Nuclear weapons and nuclear war in South Asia: The unknown future / Stephen P. Cohen -- International security in a nuclear South Asia / Christophe Carle -- National security: Inter-state conflict in South Asia (a Nepali perspective) / Lok Raj Baral -- Terrorism and political agitation in post-colonial South Asia: Jammu-Kashmir and Sri Lanka / Kingsley de Silva -- South Asian contributions to United Nations peacekeeping operations: Particular reference to India's participation / Satish Nambiar -- The United Nations and South Asia: Bangladesh's contribution to UN peacekeeping / Syed Roomy -- Pro-poor policies in South Asia / Hafiz Pasha -- Trade and investment in South Asia / Farooq Sobhan and Riffat Zaman -- Democratic governance in South Asia: Problems and prospects / Gautam Adhikari -- Pluralism, democracy and governance and South Asia: The case of Sri Lanka / Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu.

Critical links between environment and development in South Asia / Adeel Zafar and Awais Piracha -- The environmental challenge to human security in South Asia / Adil Najam -- Diffusion of international peace? International rivers and bilateral relations in South Asia / Ashok Swain -- A Security Organisation for South Asia: Mechanism for conflict resolution in South Asia / Niaz A. Naik -- SAARC as an institutional framework for cooperation in South Asia / Nihal Rodrigo -- Human security: The perspective of children and women in South Asia / Manzoor Ahmed -- Child malnutrition and gender discrimination in South Asia: Is the worst malnutrition linked to the worst gender discrimination in the world? / Santosh Mehrotra -- "Hum honge kamiyab ... (We shall overcome ...)": Non-government organizations, the state and human security in India / Rekha Datta -- Post-Taliban Afghanistan and South Asian security / Samina Ahmed -- South-west Asia after the Taliban / Mohammed Ayoob -- The changing geopolitics of Central, West and South Asia after 11 September / Amin Saikal -- Pakistan and India: The way forward / Samina Yasmeen -- India-Pakistan relations: Ways forward / Gopalaswami Parthasarathy.

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