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Bangladesh @ 50: challenges to inclusion

Maitrot, Mathilde and Devine, Joe (2021) Bangladesh @ 50: challenges to inclusion. South Asia @ LSE (11 Oct 2021). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

While we celebrate Bangladesh’s achievements in economic growth and poverty reduction, a growth-focused strategy does not serve Bangabandhu’s vision for an egalitarian society as it excludes and neglects many citizens. As Bangladesh’s economy thrives, Mathilde Maitrot and Joe Devine’s research finds there are persistent pockets of extreme poverty, some of which are getting worse, and that minority religious and ethnic groups are amongst the most deprived. This continued neglect risks further dividing Bangladeshi society.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/southasia/
Additional Information: © 2021 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Date Deposited: 10 Dec 2021 14:33
Last Modified: 10 Dec 2021 14:33
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/112895

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