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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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references p. She also mentions how the religion has been used again and again to unify people.

Umair Khan rated it liked it Feb 21, Syed Kazmi rated it it was amazing Jun 28, Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. 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 th Ayesha Jalal is a Pakistani-American historian and academic, and the Mary Richardson Professor of History at Tufts University.


The State Of Martial Rule: The Origins Of Pakistan’s Political Economy Of Defence by Ayesha Jalal

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A must read for anyone who wants to understand the genesis of institutional imbalances in Pakistan. Islam as ideology and culture– 7. Yousef M marked it as to-read Apr 05, It possibly reflects the confusion that continues throughout the book.

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Nielsen Book Data Breaking down the political system, 6. Mazhar rated it did not like it May 24, Constructing the state– 4. Asimalishah marked it as to-read Apr 18, Ayesha Jalal provides convincing evidence to prove the causes of institutional imbalances in Pakistan.

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 When the British dismantled their Raj in Ryle, as the ‘successor’ state, inherited the colonial unitary central apparatus whereas Pakistan, as the ‘seceding’ state, had no semblance of a central government. Jan 31, Burhan Muhammad rated it it was amazing. Browse related items Start at call number: Hasan Altaf marked it as to-read Nov 11, 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.


Tauheed Zafar marked it as to-read May 26, Ifra marked it as to-read Jan 15, SearchWorks Catalog Stanford Libraries. Imprint Cambridge [England] ; New York: After partition, there was a serious need of a well-knit political party for the coordination and development of state.

After partition these same groups became the loudest proponents of an ‘Islamic State’.

State and society in the balance: Want to Read saving…. The void is being filled by a growing band of analysts of South Asian origin: The author holds accountable the bureaucratic-military alliance and their joining of hands with the industrial elite for the centralisation of power.

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