rule: the origins of Pakistan’s political economy of defence / Ayesha Jalal Jalal, Ayesha The state of martial rule, to the present: towards a conceptual. In The State of Martial Rule Ayesha Jalal analyses the dialectic between state construction and political processes in Pakistan in the first decade of the country . Ayesha Jalal, The State of Martial Rule: The Origins of Pakistan’s Political Economy of Defence (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ). Pp.
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The State Of Martial Rule: The Origins Of Pakistan’s Political Economy Of Defence by Ayesha Jalal
Mazhar rated it did not like it May 24, Imprint Cambridge [England] ; New York: Rimsha rated it liked it May 19, The book provides no answers. Obaid marked it as to-read Mar 10, Affan marked it as to-read Aug 22, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
A must read for anyone who wants to understand the genesis of institutional imbalances in Pakistan. Syed Mohsin marked it as to-read Feb 22, The bureaucratic-military alliance used their international friendships to pursue power at the expense of the political process. Farzana Waseem rated it liked it Nov 17, The state of martial rule, to the present: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Aamer marked it as to-read Sep 01, Alizaheer Ali marked it as to-read Apr 09, Shumaila rated it it was amazing Jun 23, In The State of Martial Rule Ayesha Jalal analyses the dialectic between state construction and political processes in Pakistan in the first xtate of the country When the British dismantled their Raj in India, as the ‘successor’ state, inherited the colonial unitary central apparatus whereas Pakistan, as the ‘seceding’ state, had no semblance of a central government.
The same alliance was behind the formation of a single unit to further enhance their interests in the state.
Lists with This Book. Refresh and try again. Pakistan’s share of the spoils– 3.
You would expect a book like this to answer some basic questions. Publication date Note Includes index.
Series Cambridge South Asian studies. Syed Kazmi rated it it was amazing Jun 28, Browse related items Start at call number: Amin Afridi added it Jul 23, Her work focuses on the military-industrial complex, post-colonial politics, and Muslim identity in South Asia.
The State Of Martial Rule: The Origins Of Pakistan’s Political Economy Of Defence
Islam as ideology and culture– 7. That is why her book, the result of nearly a decade’s research, has been awaited with some excitement among South Asian analysts and policymakers.
Published June 29th by Cambridge University Press. Uzma Shah rated it really liked it Aug 18, Cambridge University Press, Hafsa marked it as to-read Nov 04, I have been introduced to new concepts such as the controlled democracy. The author holds accountable the bureaucratic-military all A fascinating tale about the post-partition politics in Pakistan. Azizbhatti added it Jan 17, She is also known for positing in The Sole Spokesman that the Partition of India and Pakistan was less a political necessity than a terrible human tragedy and that the founder of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, was a pragmatist who was motivated by greater rights for the Muslims of the Indian subcontinent than the creation of a separate state.
State and society in the balance: It is difficult to fathom why Jalal chose such a complicated title. Yasir Luni marked it as to-read Feb 02, But the same candour and detail vanishes as she moves into subsequent oof and the book degenerates into a chronology.
Also, explains the unceremonious farewell of Ayub Khan with the urban uprisings and Yahya Khan with the disintegration of Pakistan. What exactly are the dynamics of politics and society that make it so difficult for a real democracy to strike root there?