Fahimul Quadir specializes in comparative politics, international development relations and political economy. His research focuses on civil society and democratization, development planning and management, economic liberalization and globalization, governance and human development, micro-finance, NGOs, and regionalism.
His recently edited volume entitled Civil Society in Bangladesh: In Search of Democracy and Development is published by Ashgate (with Yutaka Tsujinaka; July 2015). He is also co-editor of Democracy and Civil Society in Asia: Globalization, Democracy, and Civil Society in Asia (2004), Democracy and Civil Society in Asia: Democratic Transitions and Social Movements in Asia (2004), and Crises of Governance in Asia and Africa (2001). He has also published a number of articles relating to corporate capitalism, market reforms, social movements, structural adjustments, human security and regional development.
Keywords: Civil society; aid effectiveness; rising donors; South-South cooperation; democratization; governance; human development; Regionalism; Bangladesh