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Introduction

  • A. T. M. Obaidullah
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Abstract

This chapter presents a synoptic view of this book. It briefly outlines the global perspectives of the nascent democracies that emerged after independence from colonial power or democratization after the overthrow of autocratic regimes, with special reference to Bangladesh. The chapter identifies the objectives of this study, its research questions and methodology, and offers an outline of the eleven main chapters in the book.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. T. M. Obaidullah
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  1. 1.Public AdministrationUniversity of RajshahiDhakaBangladesh

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