Department of Global Development Studies

DEPARTMENT OF

Global Development Studies

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Fahim Quadir

Professor and
Vice-Provost and Dean of the
School of Graduate Studies

 

Phone: 613 533-6079
Email:  quadirf@queensu.ca

Gordon Hall, Room 425, 74 Union Street
Queen's University
Kingston, ON • Canada K7L 3N6
 

Research Interests

Professor Quadir specializes in International Development, International Relations and International Political Economy. He research focuses on cosmopolitan citizenship, South-South cooperation, Southern (emerging) donors, aid effectiveness, good governance, civil society, democratic consolidation, transnational social movements, human security and regional development..  

Selected Publications

Edited Books

  • Towards a Democratic Cosmopolis: diaspora, citizenship and recognition, co-edited with Mauro Buccheri and Gabriele Scardellato), Lewiston: New York; Welland, ON: Soleil Publishing, 2017.
  • Civil Society in Asia: in search of democracy and development in Bangladesh, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2015.
  • Co-editor (with Jayant Lele), Democracy and Civil Society in Asia: globalization, democracy, and civil society in Asia, London: Palgrave and Macmillan, 2004.
  • Co-editor (with Jayant Lele), Democracy and Civil Society in Asia: democratic transitions and social movements in Asia, London: Palgrave and Macmillan, 2004.
  • Co-editor (with Sandra MacLean and Timothy M. Shaw), Crises of Governance in Asia and Africa, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2001. Republished by Routledge in 2018.

Special Issue

  • Co-edited (with John Cameron and Rebecca Tiessen) a special issue on “Teaching and Learning Development in a Globalized World” for the Canadian Journal of Development Studies 34(3), September 2013. 
  • Co-edited (with Gregory Chin) a special issue on “Rising States, Donors, BRICS and Beyond” Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 25(4): December 2012

Articles in Refereed Journals

  • The civil service’s “fast food approach” to development policy-making in Bangladesh: a critique and agenda for reform” (with M. Rahman), Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration, 40(3), September 2018: 159-174
  • “Promoting the Rule of Law in Post-Saddam Iraq: Do Local values and Views matter”, (with Cyndi Banks), Accepted for publication in The Journal of Asian Politics and Society—forthcoming.
  • “Exploring the Role of Western NGOs in strengthening civil society in Post-Transition Albania” (with Aida Orgocka), The European Journal of Development Studies 26(5), December 2014: 557-573.
  •  “A Changing Landscape for Teaching and Learning in International Development Studies: An Introduction to this Special Issue” (with John Cameron and Rebecca Tiessen), Canadian Journal of Development Studies 34(3), October 2013: 349-363.
  • "Rising Donors and the New Narrative of ‘South-South’ Cooperation: what prospects for changing the landscape of development cooperation programs?” Third World Quarterly 34 (2), March 2013: 323-340.
  • “Introduction:  Rising States, Rising Donors and the Global Aid Regime” (with Gregory Chin), Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 25(4), December 2012: 493-506.
  •  “Consolidating Democracy without Trust: Bangladesh's breakdown of consensus in 2007”, The Round Table 99 (406), February 2010: 65-73.
  • “Canada’s Approach to Governance in Bangladesh: exploring the dynamics of social change”, Canadian Journal of Development Studies 28(2), July 2007: 245-55.
  • “How Civil’ is Civil Society? Authoritarian State, Partisan Civil Society, and the Struggle for Democratic Development in Bangladesh”, Canadian Journal of Development Studies 24(3), September 2003, pp. 425-38.
  • “The Political Economy of Pro-Market Reforms in Bangladesh: Regime Consolidation through Economic Liberalization?” Contemporary South Asia 9(2), July 2000: 197-212.
  • “Structural Adjustment and the Response of Civil Society in Bangladesh and Zimbabwe: A Comparative Analysis” (with Sandra J. MacLean and Timothy M. Shaw), New Political Economy 2(1), March 1997:149-164.

Chapters in Books

  • Weaving Dreams: Cosmopolitan Citizenship, Diaspora and Recognition”, co-authored with Buccheri and Scardellato in Buccheri at al. eds. Towards a Democratic Cosmopolis: diaspora, citizenship and recognition, Lewiston: New York; Welland, ON: Soleil Publishing, 2017: 1-13.
  • “Rising Donors and the New Narrative of ‘South-South’ Cooperation: what prospects for changing the landscape of development cooperation programs”, in Craig N Murphy & Kevin Gray eds., Rising Powers and the Future of Global Governance, New York & London: Routledge, 2015: 139-156.
  • “Civil Society in Bangladesh: in search of democracy and development”, in Fahimul Quadir ed., Civil Society in Asia: in search of democracy and development in Bangladesh, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2015: 1-18.
  • “Bangladesh: return to electoral democracy and the challenges of democratic development”, in Jake Dizard, Christopher Walker and Vanessa L. Tucker (eds.), Countries at the Crossroads: an analysis of democratic governance, New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 2012: 57-74.
  • “Bangladesh at the Crossroads”, in Sanja Kelly, Christopher Walker, and Jake Dizard (eds), Countries at the Crossroads: a survey of democratic governance, New York: Rowman & Littlefield, November 2007: 1-25.
  • “Promoting Good Governance in Bangladesh: understanding Canada’s role”, in Ngaire Woods and Jennifer Welsh (eds.), Aid in a Changing World: Canada’s Experience, Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2007: 99-118. 
  • “Governance: good, bad and participatory”, in Forsyth, Tim (ed.), Encyclopedia of International Development, London and New York: Routledge, 2005.
  • “Going beyond the Mainstream Discourse: Democratic Consolidation and Market Reforms in Bangladesh”, in Fahim Quadir and Jayant Lele (eds.), Democracy and Civil Society in Asia: democratic transitions and social movements in Asia, London: Palgrave and Macmillan, April 2004: 86-106.
  • “Legitimization, Patrimonialism, and Regime Consolidation: The Myth of Market Reform in Bangladesh”, in Ananya Muhkerjee Reed (ed.), Corporate Capitalism in Contemporary South Asia: realities and interpretations, London: Palgrave and Macmillan, 2003: 35-58.
  • “Civil Society and Informal Regionalism in South Asia: The Prospects for Peace and Human Security in the Twenty-First Century”, in James J. Hentz and Morten Bøås (eds.), New and Critical Security and Regionalism: Beyond the Nation State, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2003: 113-126.
  • “The Political Economy of Pro-Market Reforms in Bangladesh: regime consolidation through economic liberalization?” in Prema-Chandra Athukorala (ed.), The Economic Development of South Asia vol. 1, UK and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing –Reference Collection: Cheltenham, 2002: 500-15.
  • “Promoting Democratic Governance in the Twenty-first Century: Myths and Realities of NGO Programs in Bangladesh”, in Sandra MacLean, Fahimul Quadir and Timothy M. Shaw (eds.), Crises of Governance in Asia and Africa, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2001: 129-147.
  • “Pluralisms and the Changing Global Political Economy: Ethnicities in Crises of Governance in Asia and Africa” (with MacLean and Shaw), in Sandra MacLean, Fahimul Quadir and Timothy M. Shaw (eds.), Crises of Governance in Asia and Africa, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2001: 3-30.
  • “Resistance to Globalization: Comparative Studies of Structural Adjustment and Civil Society in Bangladesh and Zimbabwe” (with Sandra J. MacLean and Timothy M. Shaw), in Barry K. Gills (ed.), Globalization and the Politics of Resistance, London: Macmillan, 2000: 295-312.
  •  “Southeast Asia in the Twenty-First Century: Human Security and Regional Development” (with Timothy M. Shaw), in Nana Poku and Lloyd Pettiford (eds.), Redefining the Third World, London: Macmillan, 1998:172-198.
  • “Democratic Development in the South in the Next Millennium: Prospects for Avoiding Anarchy and Authoritarianism” (with Timothy M. Shaw), in Caroline Thomas and Peter Wilkin (eds), Globalization and the South, London: Macmillan, 1997:36-59.