Preface-- India: Country Profile of Current Events-- India's Quest for Strategic Space in the "New" International Order: Locations, (Re) Orientations and Opportunities-- Policies and Mechanisms for Technology Transfer to SMEs in a Globalizing Economy-Indian Perspective-- India Trade Barriers and Trade Summary-- Maternity and Identity among Ethnically Indian Immigrant Women in Melbourne, Australia-- Bali-India Trade: Modern and Future Perspectives-- Efficiency in Production of Health: A Stochastic Frontier Analysis for Indian States-- India-U.S. Relations-- U.S.-India Nuclear Cooperation: A Side-By-Side Comparison of Current Legislation-- Index.
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India is the world's twelfth largest economy at market exchange rates and the third largest in purchasing power. Economic reforms have transformed it into the second fastest growing large economy; however, it still suffers from high levels of poverty, illiteracy, malnutrition and environmental degradation. A pluralistic, multilingual, and multiethnic society, India is also home to a diversity of wildlife in a variety of protected habitats. This book presents recent important issues dealing with India. (source: Nielsen Book Data)