SAARC and region-building: is South Asia a region?
Chakma, B. (2018). SAARC and region-building: is South Asia a region?. Journal of the Indian Ocean Region, 14(2), 189-205. doi:10.1080/19480881.2018.1478272
'Region' is a contested concept. Although scholars have extensively debated the issue, there is no consensus on the definition of region. While some scholars emphasise geographic proximity as a key factor, others put importance to cognitive and ideat... Read More