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Poverty, Intra-Household Distribution and Gender Relations in Bangladesh: Evidence and Policy Implications

By Edited by Mohammad A. Razzaque Bazlul H. Khondker Selim Raihan

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Published by  : University Press Ltd. Dhaka

As a result, poverty measures will be misleading if household resource allocation mechanisms tend to favors some members at the cost of others. This book is an outcome of a research project on Bangladesh that made an attempt to study the dynamics of household resource allocation closely. Based on a carefully designed and implemented household survey, covering both rural and urban areas, empirical assessments undertaken in various chapters of this volume deal with such issues as potential underestimation of poverty... More

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Collected Works Volume II: Essays On Economic Policies, Inequality and Problems of Development

By Swadesh Ranjan Bose

Price : Rs850.00 | $ 30.00

Published by  : University Press Ltd. Dhaka

Volume II contains Swadesh Bose’s classic works on the consequences to Bangladesh of the Government of Pakistan that favored industrial development of West Pakistan at the expense of East Pakistan. Other subjects are the challenges to agriculture and poverty reduction in Bangladesh, monetary policy in post-liberation Bangladesh, the role of industrial policy .... More

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Collected Works Volume I: Regional Cooperation for Development in South Asia

By Swadesh Ranjan Bose

Price : Rs850.00 | $ 25.00

Published by  : University Press Ltd. Dhaka

Volume I contains the Swadesh Bose’s pioneering contribution to regional economic cooperation submitted as a PhD dissertation to the University of Cambridge. In this volume he lays out a rigorous analysis of the prospects and hopes for mutually beneficial trade and economic cooperation between all the countries of South Asia.... More

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Water Resource Development in Bangladesh : Historical Documents

By Edited by Salim Rashid and Rezaur Rahman

Price : Rs950.00 | $ 30.00

Published by  : University Press Ltd. Dhaka

Introduction. 1. History of the rivers in the Gangetic Delta, 1750-1918. 2. Report on rainfall and floods in North Bengal, 1870-1922. 3. Lectures on the ancient system of irrigation in Bengal and its application to modern problems. 4. Deltaic formation with special reference to the hydrographic processes of the Ganges and the Brahmaputra. 5. Rivers of the Bengal Delta. 6. Report of a United Nations Technical Assistance Mission. 7. Flood control of East Pakistan. 8. Report on hydrology of East... More

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Government and Rural Transformation : Role of Public Spending and Policies in Bangladesh

By Mohinder S. Mudahar and Raisuddin Ahmed

Price : Rs750.00 | $ 20.00

Published by  : University Press Ltd. Dhaka

Glossary. Acknowledgements. Preface. 1. Introduction and overview. 2. Role of government and the public sector. 3. National strategies for rural prosperity. 4. Size of the government, financing options and public expenditure. 5. Public expenditure in agriculture and rural development. 6. Efficiency and impact of public expenditure on rural growth and poverty. 7. Institutions, rural credit and input subsidies. 8. Free market and public intervention for food security. 9. Monitoring and evaluation of public interventions. 10. Summary of the past and... More

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Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century : Perspectives from Bangladesh

By Edited by Imtiaz Ahmed,

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Published by  : University Press Ltd. Dhaka

Contributors. Acknowledgements. 1. Introduction/Imtiaz Ahmed. 2. Terrorism beyond reason: possibilities and limits/Imtiaz Ahmed. 3. Funding terrorism: can it be stopped?/Abul Kalam Azad. 4. Bangladesh-India Relations: Neighbourliness beyond terrorism/Lailufar Yasmin. 5. Regional security environment and the menace of terrorism/ATM Amin. 6. Anti-terrorism and the role of the media/Shahedul Anam Khan. 7. Countering terrorism: responses of stakeholders/ABM Ziaur Rahman. Index... More

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Military-Media Relations in Bangladesh : 1975-1990

By Rezwan-ul-Alam

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Published by  : University Press Ltd. Dhaka

This pioneering study explores some selected aspects of mass communication in relation to direct and indirect military rule in Bangladesh from 1975 to 1990. The study tries to give answers to questions like these: Did Bangladeshi journalists facilitate the imposition of military rule? Did some influential journalists actively conspire to help bring in military rule etc... More

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Terrorism in South Asia : Bangladesh Perspectives

By M. Sakhawat Hussain

Price : Rs1,250.00 | $ 30.00

Published by  : University Press Ltd. Dhaka

1. Afghan war : Unholy result of 'Jihad'. 2. State of law and order and military involvement and it's consequences - Bangladesh perspective. 3. Rise of religious extremism in South Asian domestic politics. 4. Terror tale Indian press on wrong track. 5. Can India be a theological state? 6. Counter terrorism - winds of war in South Asia. 7. Terror strike Bangladesh : 8/21: Grenade attack. 8. Dhaka bomb blast. 9. 8/17 bomb blasts: rise of JMB. 10. Suicide Bombing:... More

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A Neighbourly Affair : Assignment India

By Hemayetuddin

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Published by  : University Press Ltd. Dhaka

Prologue. 1. The roots. 2. Beginnings. 3. Know thy neighbours. 4. Assignment India. 5. Loving Punjabis. 6. Ingratitude thy name is Bangladesh? 7. The mindset. 8. Man proposes; God disposes. 9. I shall love thee as myself. 10. The challenge. 11. Leaders. 12. Foreign minister and track II diplomacy. 13. A friend indeed: more about Mani Dixit. 14. Despair and discontent. 15. The others. 16. Between the devil and the Deep Blue Sea. 17. The gas issue. 18. The security... More

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A Field Guide to Bangladeshi Flowers

By N.S. Nowroz Jahan

Price : Rs4,000.00 | $ 100.00

Published by  : University Press Ltd. Dhaka

From the introduction: "The main purpose of this book is to introduce flowering plants and flowers of Bangladesh to the readers. The book will be useful for the students of schools and colleges, as well as for researchers engaged in the study of herbal medicine and the people involved in commerce and industry of medicinal plants... More

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Freedom From Want : The Remarkable Success Story of BRAC

By Ian Smillie

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Published by  : University Press Ltd. Dhaka

Preface. Introduction: The age of ambition. 1. Sonar Bangla. 2. Arms and the man. 3. The plan. 4. The problem. 5. Learning and unlearning. 6. Dulling the edge of husbandry? 7. The learning organization. 8. A chicken and egg problem. 9. A simple solution. 10. Of pink elephants and 9/11. 11. The mulberry bush. 12. Water and milk. 13. Millennium development goal 6 (target 8). 14. Educating Bangladesh. 15. Challenging the frontiers. 16. University. 17. On being ready. 18. The... More

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Bengal Partition 1905 and East Bengal

By Muntassir Mamoon

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Published by  : University Press Ltd. Dhaka

Preface. 1. Bengal partition, 1905 and East Bengal. 2. Bengal partition and the British Government's attitude. 3. Reaction in East Bengal. Notes. Index... More

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The Chittagong Hill Tracts : Life and Nature at Risk

By Raja Devasish Roy, Amena Hossain

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Published by  : University Press Ltd. Dhaka

1. Life and nature at risk. 2. Administration. 3. State hegemony. 4. Women’s survival and resistance. 5. Culture, identity and development. Facts that count for the Chittagong Hill Tracts.... More

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