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  • THE STRUGGLE FOR PAKISTAN

    Established as a homeland for India?s Muslims in 1947, Pakistan has had a tumultuous history. Beset by assassinations, coups, ethnic strife, and the breakaway of Bangladesh in 1971, the country has found itself too often contending with religious extremism and military authoritarianism. Now, in a probing biography of her native land amid the throes of global change, Ayesha Jalal provides an insider?s assessment of how this nuclear-armed Muslim nation evolved as it did and explains why its dilemmas weigh so heavily on prospects for peace in the region.

    ISBN: 9780674979833

    AUTHOR: AYESHA JALAL
    ISBN: 9780674979833
    Publisher: THE BELKNAP PRESS
    Subtitle: A MUSLIM HOMELAND AND GLOBAL POLITICS
    Author: AYESHA JALAL

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  • KASHMIR AND THE FUTURE OF SOUTH ASIA


    ISBN: 9780367622398
    Publisher: ROUTLEDGE
    Subtitle:
    Author: AYESHA JALAL

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  • DEMOCRACY AND AUTHORITARIANISM IN SOUTH ASIA

    In a comparative and historical study of the interplay between democratic politics and authoritarian states in post-colonial South Asia, Ayesha Jalal explains how a common British colonial legacy led to apparently contrast-ing patterns of political development — democracy in India and military authoritarianism in Pakistan and Bangladesh. The analysis shows how, despite differences in form, central political authority in each state came to zonfront broadly comparable threats from regional and linguistic dis-sidence, religious and sectarian strife, as well as class and caste conflicts. By comparing and contrasting state structures and political processes, the author evaluates and redefines democracy, citizenship, sovereignty and the nation-state, arguing for a more decentralized governmental structure better able to arbitrate between ethnic and regional movements. This original and provocative study will challenge students and scholars in the field to rethink traditional concepts of democracy and authoritarianism in South Asia.
    ISBN: 9789699988875
    Publisher: PEACE PUBLICATION
    Subtitle: A COMPRARATIVE HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE
    Author: AYESHA JALAL

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