Academic and Reference Books

Human Rights in Bangladesh 1998

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$15.00
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Academic and Reference Books
Bangladesh Studies
Law and Human Rights
Language: 
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
Language: 
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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$13.00
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Academic and Reference Books
Bangladesh Studies
Law and Human Rights
Language: 
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
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2010
Number of Pages: 
389
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HB
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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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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.

Taming Global Financial Flows - A Citizen's Guide

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Economics and Finance
Development Studies
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English
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400
ISBN: 
984 05 1533 0
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2000
Number of Pages: 
237
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The global financial system, this book argues, is in turmoil. Financial liberalization has led to phasing out of regulatory mechanisms over the movement of huge sums involved in currency speculations, new financial products, offshore financial centers, secretive hedge funds and hot money flows to emerging markets. The result is a degree of volatility in financial markets which threatens the orderly running of notional economies.

Industrial Loan Default: The Case of Bangladesh

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Academic and Reference Books
Economics and Finance
Bangladesh Studies
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English
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350
ISBN: 
984 05 1722 8
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2004
Number of Pages: 
190
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This book is first of its kind which deals with industrial loan default problems in developing countries like Bangladesh. It provides an insight into the causes and consequences of persistent loan defaults and examines devastating effect of these on the liquidity and solvency of the banks and development financial institutions, and on the industrial growth in developing nations.

Liberalisation in the Shadow of a Large Nation: A Case of Bangladesh-India Economic Relations

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Academic and Reference Books
Economics and Finance
International Relations and Security Studies
South Asian Studies
Bangladesh Studies
Development Studies
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English
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200
ISBN: 
984 05 1535 7
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2000
Number of Pages: 
97
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In recent years issues concerning bilateral trade between Bangladesh and India have received heightened interest and come under close scrutiny. Bangladesh's trade deficit with India has been increasing at an accelerated rate in recent years. The deficit grew most visibly in the 1990s when Bangladesh started to liberalise at a rapid pace with the deficit in formal trade balance rising from 200 million to about a billion within the scope of last five years.

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