Continuity and change: socio-political and institutional dynamics in Pakistan
Abstract / Description
This collection contains papers by most of Pakistan's best known social scientists and academics, all of whom have written on an issue of their own choosing. There are four broad themes in this collection. There are three papers, one each by Hamza Alavi, Ayesha Jalal and Mubarak Ali, which look at history and historical developments in the context of Pakistan.
Three papers, one by Muhammad Waseem and two by S. Akbar Zaidi, examine contemporary issues which deal specifically with political development in the country. The last theme of this volume examines social and institutional dynamics and change in the country.
Ideology, Social factors, Curriculum, National Security, Elite alienation, Urbanization, Legal reforms, Justice, Social change, Social conditions, Democracy
Table of Contents
- Social forces and ideology in the making of Pakistan- Hamza Alavi
- A letter to India: in Manto's spirit- Ayesha Jalal
- History, Ideology and Curriculum- Mubarak Ali
- The causes of Democratic Downslide- Mohammad Waseem
- The politics of Opportunism- S. Akbar Zaidi
- Structural Adjustment and its Impacts- Shahrukh Rafi Khan
- The Political Economy of National Security- Ayesha Siddiqa-Agha
- The Roots of Elite Alienation- Arif Hasan
- Understanding Urbanization- Reza Ali
- Languages, Power and Ideology- Tariq Rahman
- Market-Based Justice: The Asian Development Bank and Legal Reforms- A Ercelawn, M Nauman
- The need for Civil Service Reform- Shahid Kardar
- Continuity rather than Change: Elections 2002- S. Akbar Zaidi
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Zaidi, S. A. (2003). Continuity and change: socio-political and institutional dynamics in Pakistan. Retrieved from https://ir.iba.edu.pk/faculty-research-books/10