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India and South Asia; economic developments in the age of globalization.


India and South Asia This article is about the geopolitical region in Asia. For geophysical treatments, see Indian subcontinent.
South Asia, also known as Southern Asia
; economic developments in the age of globalization globalization

Process by which the experience of everyday life, marked by the diffusion of commodities and ideas, is becoming standardized around the world. Factors that have contributed to globalization include increasingly sophisticated communications and transportation

Ed. by Anjum Siddiqui.

M.E. Sharpe, Inc.


419 pages




Judging merely by geopolitics geopolitics, method of political analysis, popular in Central Europe during the first half of the 20th cent., that emphasized the role played by geography in international relations. , the nations of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka (srē läng`kə) [Sinhalese,=resplendent land], formerly Ceylon, ancient Taprobane, officially Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, island republic (2005 est. pop.  and Bhutan, which contain nearly a fifth of the world's population, have enormous economic potential. However, the region is saddled with violence, debt, fiscal deficits, detrimental capital flows, and negative effects of globalization, governance, and militarism Militarism
See also Soldiering.


leader of the Seven against Thebes. [Gk. Myth.: Iliad]


killed many enemies; led many troops to victory. [Ger. Lit. Nibelungenlied]
. This collection of 18 articles examines the latest data from individual nations and the region, covering India's booming and the deficits elsewhere in the region, foreign public capital and its effect on economic growth, investment in human capital, the toll of poverty, Canada's trade with the region, trade groups and their relevance to development, Sri Lanka's experience in policy, corruption, and the impact of increasing military expenditure.

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