This book explores Pakistan from different vantage points. It examines a variety of events in contemporary Pakistan through a comprehensive analysis of identity and power politics; media landscapes; military recruitment; role of madrassahs; terrorism and militancy; civil war as well as outlines future trajectories. It studies themes such as Pakistanas relationship with India, the legacy of Jinnah, gender and fundamentalism, urbanisation, unrest that have plagued the northern areas. It further looks at the nation after the capture of Osama bin Laden and the changing nature of its relation with the US in its aftermath. Including contributions from experts in the field and policy-makers across the world, this volume will interest scholars and researchers on Pakistan studies, politics, and international relations. It will also appeal to government think tanks and the general reader.Yet, questions of education and militancy are only a small subset of concerns that should animate efforts to diminish public support ... Notes 1 This essay first appeared as C. Christine Fair, aMilitant Recruitment in Pakistan: A New Look at theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Pakistan’s Political Labyrinths|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2015-08-11|