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Polarization and the Global Crisis of Democracy: Common Patterns, Dynamics, and Pernicious Consequences for Democratic Polities
This article argues that a common pattern and set of dynamics characterizes severe political and societal polarization in different contexts around the world, with pernicious consequences forExpand
A comparative analysis of different types of flood shelters in Bangladesh
Technical Analysis Team: Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM) and Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET). Socio-economic and Cultural Analysis Team: PostgraduateExpand
Regeneration of the Hazaribagh urban brownfield: An imperative for Dhaka’s sustainable urban development
This study investigates the projected outcome of the Bangladesh government’s decision to relocate the Hazaribagh tanneries outside Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. Ever since the earlyExpand
Tracing the past: an insight on flood risk management strategies in the development instruments of Bangladesh and Dhaka city
Confronting devastating floods regularly is a critical challenge for Bangladesh. Dhaka, the capital and a megacity at the forefront of rapid, unplanned urbanization, has been experiencing consistentExpand
Hindus and the Law in Bangladesh
official operation is concerned; in real life it appears to be a largely localised, customary lav. The legal system of Bangladesh, like that of modern India, is characterised by the co-existence of aExpand
Effects of Embankments on the Habitation of the Southwestern Coastal Region of Bangladesh
Earthen embankments have been used since the ancient times for flood protection in the Bengal plains. Mud is abundant, less expensive and it takes only manual labor to construct. It acts as a wall toExpand
Aspirations and Compromises: Changes in Homestead Space Relations of the Extreme Poor after Disaster
Investigating how relief houses serve the needs of the extreme poor after disasters and how these houses gradually blend with the surrounding environment matching with the aspirations of the inhabitants finds that the present practice of distribution of relief houses without involvement of the owners either in the information sharing or building processes and without understanding owners’ perceptions about dwellings, may compromise the compatibility and hence the sustainability of relief Houses. Expand