Nova Publishers
My Account Nova Publishers Shopping Cart
HomeBooksSeriesJournalsReference CollectionseBooksInformationSalesImprintsFor Authors
            
  Top » Catalog » Books » My Account  |  Cart Contents  |  Checkout   
Quick Find
  
Use keywords to find the product you are looking for.
Advanced Search
What's New? more
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Recognition, Differential Diagnosis and Long-Term Effects
$73.80
Shopping Cart more
0 items
Information
Shipping & Returns
Privacy Notice
Conditions of Use
Contact Us
Notifications more
NotificationsNotify me of updates to Bangladesh and Burma: Background and Issues
Tell A Friend
 
Tell someone you know about this product.
Bangladesh and Burma: Background and Issues
Retail Price: $162.00
10% Online Discount
You Pay:

$145.80
Editors: Brandon E. Stromberg
Book Description:
This book explores the historical background and political and strategic developments in both Bangladesh and Burma. Bangladesh is a densely populated and poor nation in South Asia. Roughly 80% of its population lives on less than $2 a day. Bangladesh suffers from high levels of corruption and an at times faltering democratic system that have been subject to pressure from the military. Transnational organized crime groups in Burma (Myanmar) operate a multi-billion dollar criminal industry that stretches across Southeast Asia . Trafficked drugs, humans, wildlife, gems, timber, and other contraband flow through Burma, supporting the illicit demands of the region and beyond. Transnational crime in Burma bears upon U.S. interests as it threatens regional security in Southeast Asia and bolsters a regime that fosters a culture of corruption and disrespect for the rule of law and human rights.
(Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents:
Preface

Bangladesh: Political and Strategic Developments and U.S. Interests, pp. 1-28
(Bruce Vaughn)

Bangladesh: Background and U.S. Relations, pp. 29-49
(Bruce Vaughn)

Burma's 2010 Elections: Implications of the New Constitution and Election Law, pp. 51-77
(Michael F. Martin)

Burma and Transnational Crime, pp. 79-98
(Liana Sun Wyler)

Burma: Economic Sanctions, pp. 99-105
(Larry A. Niksch, Martin A. Weiss)

Statement of Senator Richard G. Lugar, East Asian and Pacific Affairs Subcommittee of the Foreign Relations Committee, pp. 107-108

Testimony of Kurt Campbell, Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, before the Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Hearing on "U.S. Policy toward Burma", pp. 109-113

Testimony of Dr. Thant Myint-U, before the East Asia Sub-Committee of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, pp. 115-123

Testimony of David I. Steinberg, Professor, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee om Asia and Pacific Affairs, Hearings on Burma, pp. 125-138

Testimony of David C. Williams, Executive Director, Center for Consitutional Democracy, John S. Hastings Professor of Law, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, before the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asia and Pacific Affairs, Hearing on "U.S. Policy toward Burma: Its Impact and Effectiveness", pp. 139-148

Index

   Series:
      Asian Political, Economic and Security Issues
      Foreign Policy of the United States
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 6 x 9
   ISBN: 978-1-61761-219-0
   Status: AV
  
Status Code Description
AN Announcing
FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
AV Available
  
Special Focus Titles
01.Violent Communication and Bullying in Early Childhood Education
02.Cultural Considerations in Intervention with Women and Children Exposed to Intimate Partner Violence
03.Chronic Disease and Disability: The Pediatric Lung
04.Fruit and Vegetable Consumption and Health: New Research
05.Fire and the Sword: Understanding the Impact and Challenge of Organized Islamism. Volume 2

Nova Science Publishers
© Copyright 2004 - 2020

Bangladesh and Burma: Background and Issues