Development of Regionalism in South Asia : Some Reflections on SAARC

Author: Shveta Dhaliwal

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Publisher Prints Publications Pvt Ltd
Publication Year 2022
ISBN-13 9789393674418
Binding Hard back
Number of Pages 358 Pages
Language English
Edition 1st
Dimension (Inches) 5.5"x8.5"
Weight (Grams) 594
Subject Sociology
Category Society & Social Sciences

This book is a modest attempt to trace the history of regionalism at international level and to bring out its importance. After given a short description of the regional arrangements all over the world, the book focuses on South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka) and the regional organization representing it, the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation i.e. SAARC. The book focuses on SAARC, its origin and organization and also gives a detailed description of all the Declarations of SAARC Summit so that for further research these original documents could be made available in texts. The author has given special emphasis to the Social Charter of SAARC and has tried to bring out its importance. The book gives an account of the problems of SAARC and South Asia. This book concludes with some hope and future prospects of regional cooperation and economic integration.

Shveta Dhaliwal

Shveta Dhaliwal has done her Master's in Political Science in 2000 and Master's in English in 2002 from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. She is UGC (NET) qualified in Political Science and has also done her M. Phil. in International Relations from Himachal Pradesh University in 2006. She is presently doing her inter-disciplinary Doctorate in "Regional Human Right Mechanisms in South Asia: A Politico-Legal Perspective. She has a number of research to her credit. She has gained a lot from her participations in National and International Conferences and Seminars. She has been actively involved in teaching for the last ten years. She was selected by the Human Resource Development Ministry of India for the interview for PhD Scholarship in Commonwealth, UK, twice in the year 2007 & 2008. Her area of interest is South Asia and Human Rights.

S No. Contents Page
  Acknowledgement vii
  Foreword ix
  Preface xi
1 EVOLUTION OF REGIONALISM 1
Evolution of Regional Organizations
Congress of Paris
Emergence of International Administrative Agencies
The First Hague Conference 1899
The Second Hague Conference 1907
The Declaration of London 1909
The League of Nations
The United Nations Organizations
An Effort to Define a Region
Two Waves of Regionalism in Modern Era
The Early Debate
Bridging Globalization and Regionalism
From Dichotomy to Diversity
Why do States Join International Organizations?
Non Governmental Organizations Contributing to the Dynamism of International/Regional Organizations
Inspiration behind this book
2 REGIONALISM: Theoretical Perspective 33
Asian Cooperation without Regionalism 1947-55
SEATO
ASEAN
EEC
COMECON
Distinct Features of Asian Regionalism
3 DETERMINANTS OF INTER STATE RELATIONS IN SOUTH ASIA 53
Socio-Political Profile
Colonial Legacy
The Problem of Immigrants
Role of Religion
Role of Language
External Factors Shaping Foreign Policy
4 SAARC: HISTORICAL BACKGROUND 79
The Birth of the SAARC
Issues Barred from the Scope of SAARC
Phases in the Evolution of SAARC
An Outline of SAARC's Charter
Constitution of the South Asian Association For Regional Cooperation
Summit Declarations
5 SAARC'S SOCIAL CHARTER: RECOGNIZING SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND CULTURAL DEMANDS OF THE REGION 251
SAARC'S Initiatives on Social Issues
SAARC'S Social Charter
Importance of the Social Charter
Some Imperatives
Form and Structure of the Social Charter
Conclusions
6 SAARC: CHALLENGES AND PROGRESS 263
Progress Report of the SAARC
Integrated Program of Action (IPA)
Trade and Economic Cooperation
Poverty Education
Promting People-to-people Contact
SAARC: Regional Institutions
Regional Conventions/Agreements
SAARC Funds
Harnessing the Potential of South Asia
The Ground Reality of the Progresses of SAARC AND G.E.P. Assessment
Conclusion
SAARC and other Regional Organizations
Lessons from the Experience of Other Regions
The South Asian Dimension
The Way Ahead
7 CONCLUSIONS AND SUGGESTIONS 295
Need of Regional Cooperation (SAARC)
South Asia: A Region of Region
The Need for a Sub-Regional Approach
Suggestions Made Through This Study
What Else SAARC Must Do
Analysis of the Objectives
Concluding Observations
SAARC'S Future Membership
  Annexures 313
  Bibliography 337

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