GP and ORF e-books

Eradicating TB in India: Challenges, Perspectives and Solutions
Series: GP and ORF e-books, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 33,580. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / respiratory
This publication features articles from leading policymakers, administrators, technical experts, journalists and members of civil society working in India’s tuberculosis (TB) landscape. It outlines the multifaceted nature of the TB epidemic, its impact on communities, learnings from global successes and the way forward towards tackling the disease successfully.
India’s Urbanisation Experiences
Series: GP and ORF e-books, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 24,250. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
This publication provides information on key urban challenges facing India, and directions the country could take to absorb and manage future growth. Five aspects responsible for achieving sustainable urbanisation are reviewed: Urban population trends, implementation of master plans, housing for the urban poor, solid waste management and the need for smart cities.
Iran Nuclear Deal: Implications of the Framework Agreement
Series: GP and ORF e-books. Price: Free! Words: 42,100. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
Edited by Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan and Arka Biswas, this volume from the Observer Research Foundation and Global Policy consists of nine chapters that deal with various aspects of the Iranian nuclear agreement reached on 2 April 2015.
Digital Debates: CyFy Journal 2015
Series: GP and ORF e-books. Price: Free! Words: 52,510. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social aspects / general, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Internet
The fourth publication in the GP-ORF series, the CyFy Journal Digital Debates 2015, features papers from practitioners of cyber security and internet governance across the world, who explore the implications of a changing digital arena.
New Room to Manoeuvre: An Indian Approach to Climate Change
Series: GP and ORF e-books. Price: Free! Words: 22,330. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The essays in this joint publication from Global Policy and the Observer Researh Foundation illuminate the way forward for climate financing, technology transfer and green growth, providing an invaluable read to politicians, researchers and students of India’s climate diplomacy.
Promoting Democracy for Creating a Better and Peaceful World: Regional, National and Local Perspectives
Series: GP and ORF e-books. Price: Free! Words: 56,400. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This edited volume describes various impediments to democracy at the regional, national and local level, and offers ideas for successfully promoting democracy to achieve the fundamental goal of creating a better and peaceful world
Global Goals, National Actions: Making the Post-2015 Development Agenda Relevant to India
Series: GP and ORF e-books. Price: Free! Words: 44,930. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
This volume, edited by Vikrom Mathur and Ritika Passi, unpacks the tensions inherent in various interpretations of sustainable development by eliciting debates given varied value systems and national interests; offers a framework through which to localise global goals like the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); focuses on 10 SDGs that are India’s primary concerns; and ends with an evaluation
Neighbourhood First: Navigating Ties under Modi
Series: GP and ORF e-books. Price: Free! Words: 64,350. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This publication brings to focus India’s policy towards its immediate and extended neighbourhood—South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) members, Iran, China and Myanmar—under Modi thus far.
Digital Debates: CyFy Journal Volume 3 (2016)
Series: GP and ORF e-books. Price: Free! Words: 37,790. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
The world is witnessing two parallel sets of conversations on digital policy. One is largely focused on translating rights from the offline world to the online world. The other attempts to negotiate the very nature of, and need for, these rights. The real challenge therefore lies in creating both a public sphere and a digital public sphere that attends to the integrity of both conversations.
Emerging Trans-Regional Corridors: South and Southeast Asia
Series: GP and ORF e-books. Price: Free! Words: 33,780. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development
Edited by K. Yhome and Rajeev Ranjan Chaturvedy, this volume looks at four specific proposed and/or planned projects of trans-regional economic corridors connecting South Asia and Southeast Asia, and through them to other regions.
Line in the Waters: The South China Dispute and its Implications for Asia
Series: GP and ORF e-books. Price: Free! Words: 27,930. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Line in the Waters, edited by Abhijit Singh, looks at emerging security dynamics in the Southeast Asian littorals and their impact on Asian geopolitics and security.
Smart Cities Movement in BRICS
Series: GP and ORF e-books. Price: Free! Words: 59,260. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Engineering (General)
Urbanisation creates as many opportunities for societies as it does a gamut of challenges. Globally, more and more nations are pondering the concept of a ‘smart city,’ and examining the suitability of applying so-called smart solutions to the multifaceted problems of cities.
A Decade of BRICS: Indian Perspectives for the Future
Series: GP and ORF e-books. Price: Free! Words: 49,390. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
As the BRICS grouping nears a decade of existence, this GP-ORF volume offers commentary from pre-eminent scholars and emerging next-generation researchers on measures that can separate and insulate the group from the vagaries of international discord.