Reports

Understanding 2008 Global Financial Crisis

The following are links to resources which help to understand the financial crisis that is currently impacting the global economy.

 

World Banker and His Cash Return Home

"World Banker and His Cash Return Home"
New York Times
By Jason DeParle
Published: March 17, 2008

“I understand the costs of migration,” he said. “There is a cost to not migrating, too.”

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/17/world/asia/17remit.html?pagewanted=1&_...

Globalisation and Popular Culture

"Globalisation and Popular Culture"
Reading Advertisements Sociologically
by
SUSANTA KUMAR JENA
http://www.zmk.uni-freiburg.de/CulturalGlobalization/Workshop/default.ht...
LEC-Seminar Workshop on
"The Limits of Cultural Globalization"
Jawaharlal Nehru University & Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, June/July 2000

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Recycling Modernity: Pirate electronic cultures in India

by Ravi Sundara

http://www.sarai.net/publications/readers/01-the-public-domain/093-099pi...

Are pirate/recycling electronic cultures the defining mark of the 'Asian' engagement with contemporary modernity? 'Asia', is of course a violent abstraction, but one can surely detect the chain of non-legal electronic markets from Hong Kong to Shanghai, from Singapore to Delhi. Non-legality has been a major feature of all East Asian computer cultures where Western electronic commodities are re-sold in the world market, particularly the

FM Radio and the New Urban Public in Nepal

Article on the development of FM Radio and the New Urban Public in Nepal
by Prat Youshonta

http://www.sarai.net/publications/readers/01-the-public-domain/076-079fm...

Globalization in Bhutan

Globalization in Bhutan
A small isolated Indian country struggles with globalization

http://www.globalenvision.org/library/8/578/

Women's land rights and globalization in Nepal

Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development

World Rural Women's day

"WOMEN'S LAND RIGHTS AND GLOBALIZATION IN NEPAL"
Sarita Neupane
All Nepalese Women’s Association (ANWA

http://www.apwld.org/wrwd_nepal.htm

Eco-Footprints of Nations

New research examines the environmental impact of wealthy nations on middle and poor income nations as well as the reverse. Thara Srinivasan of the Pacific Ecoinformatics and Computational Ecology Lab (PEaCE) finds that the cost of the damage done by wealthy nations to poor nations exceeds the amount of their debts. Environmental impact was measured by looking at a number of factors including climate change, ozone depletion, and deforestation.

Global Gender Gap Report

From the World Economic Forum, a 2007 report on gender inequity across the globe. Authored by Ricardo Hausmann (Harvard), Laura D. Tyson, (UC Berkeley) and Saadia Zahidi (World Economic Form), the report focuses on four major areas: economic participation and opportunity, educational attainment, political empowerment, and health and survival.
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