South Asia in 2008: A Review
South Asia in 2008: A Review is a collection of papers written by researchers at the Institute of South Asian Studies in 2008. Focusing on ... Show synopsis South Asia in 2008: A Review is a collection of papers written by researchers at the Institute of South Asian Studies in 2008. Focusing on significant developments in South Asia, this publication highlights the key issues that dominated the news in the subcontinent last year. It examines positive developments in the South Asian region such as the return of democracy in several of the countries, economic growth and cooperation. These papers also cover some of the fundamental challenges facing the region, including terrorism, the economic slowdown and obstacles to socio-economic development among countries in the region. Attention is also given to South Asias relationship with the principal partners such as China, Russia, the United States and South-east Asia. This publication is intended as a comprehensive and current reference to the complex issues that shape the political, economic and social landscape of South Asia.