• Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Book Reviews

BOOK REVIEW

Published Date: September 22, 2014
The times were out of joint

The times were out of joint

Bangladesh Emergency and the Aftermath 2007-2008 Moudud Ahmed The University Press Limited AS I write this review, the referendum on Scottish independence has ended and the decision of the people revealed.  The world has witnessed the functioning of a mature democracy.  Moudud Ahmed, in Bangladesh:  Emergency and the Aftermath 2007-2008, has essentially described the working of a flawed, indeed, immature, democracy that is Bangladesh, although, after an existence as a sovereign independent state for 43 years, it can hardly be counted as a fledgling country.  Ahmed, a former minister, deputy prime minister, prime minister, and vice president of Bangladesh at various times, under different regimes, both democratic and non-democratic, in the process of...

BOOK REVIEW

Published Date: September 22, 2014
First love, first passion

First love, first passion

Letters at Christmas Amber Lin Men of Fortune AMBER Lin's Letters at Christmas (Men of Fortune #1) was delightful in one word. This was my first book by her so I was pleasantly surprised. The story was fun with a friends-to-lovers theme that kept me entertained from the first page to the last. I probably wore this perpetual smile throughout while I was reading it. Sidony has been waiting for letters for the last three years. Letters that were promised to her by someone she thought she loved. She has been heartbroken, disappointed... the tears have long since dried up, but the letters that Hale, her young friend, confidante and lover, promised before...

BOOK REVIEW

Published Date: September 22, 2014
It's all about discipline

It's all about discipline

Qualitative Research in Multidisciplinary Perspective Dr. Profulla C. Sarker Center for Research, HRD and Publications Prime University PROFESSOR Dr. Profulla C. Sarker, the author of the book under review, is distinguished Vice Chancellor of Prime University. This valuable book is divided into nine chapters in 223 pages. The book is appropriately designed to inspire readers to gain knowledge about the entire gamut of research methodology and understand the concept of research, its scope and various types of research, including approaches to research in geo-social settings. It includes a chapter on ethical issues likely to crop up in various types of research, especially when data is manipulated and there is the likelihood of plagiarism. This...