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ISBN: 978 984 20 0296-0
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Society and Politics of Bangladesh

Quazi Nooruzzaman wrote these essays in the mid-to late 80’s, in Bangladesh, after having been imprisoned for six months, earlier in 1982, for similar writings against the regime of that time. The essays continue his critical analysis of various issues, and outspoken disapproval of that regime. Remarkably, the essays continue to have a current relevance in the national and international contexts. The first essay states the author\'s main objective of demanding a social revolution, bypassing the pretences of a so-called democratic transition. The subsequent essays are on a variety of topics : Corruption, Student Politics, Religious Fundamentalism, Language Issues, Elections, Floods, all focused on the situation in Bangladesh at the time. Two other essays have an international focus, one on ‘World-Domination by Imperialism’ and the other on ‘Regional Co-operation’. There is a unifying theme of being concerned for the vast majority of people, who are exploited and oppressed by a small minority of the privileged and powerful. The class analysis describes relationships between social groups in terms of domination and subversion, to explain exploitation and oppression. The author reaches the conclusion for a social revolution, saying that class privileges must end, and the world can be directed by popular opinion. About translator: Mr. Zahiruddin M. Alim, The translator of the book was born in Dhaka in 1953. He was raised and educated in Dhaka, and he did B.A. (Hons) and M.A. in Economics from Dhaka University in1981, when he moved to the USA M.S. in Resource Economics from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He lives in Greenfield M.A. and teaches Economics at Western New England University in Springfield, Massachusetts.

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Quazi Nooruzzaman / কাজী নুরুজ্জামান

Quazi Nuruzzaman ( 1925 – 2011) was a Bangladeshi military officer who was a key commander of the Mukti bhahini during the Bangladesh Lebaration. He was appointed Sector Commander of sector 7 and played a key role in the 1971 war. He was awarded the Bir Uttam (title). He was the primary foundation of the \"Ghatak Dalal Nirmul Committe\", againest the collaborators and traitors of 1971, and worked to raise awareness about the Libaration War. He was editor of the weekly Noya Pododdhni. He was the lead editor of Ekattorer Ghatak O Dalalra Kay Kothaye ( Traitors and Collaboratora of 71\'). His book include Muktijuddho O Rajniti (The Liberation War and politices), Bangladesher Samaj O Rajniti (Society and Politics in bangladesh), etc