1st Edition

Civil-military Relations In Pakistan From Zufikar Ali Bhutto To Benazir Bhutto

By Saeed Shafqat Copyright 1997
    by Routledge

    296 Pages
    by Routledge

    Continue Shopping

    Taking an explicitly comparative theoretical approach, Saeed Shafqat presents a comprehensive exploration of civil-military relations in Pakistan. He begins by describing the history of military hegemony in this volatile South Asian country and then examines the breakdown of military control, assessing the rise of the Pakistan People’s Party and th

    Introduction -- Military, Bureaucracy, and Party Politics -- Breakdown of the Military-Hegemonic System and the Emergence of the Pakistan People's Party -- Patterns of Conflict in a Post-Military Hegemonic Political System -- The Politics of Economic Reform and Resistance -- Patterns of Civil-Military Relations: The Military, Political Parties, and Public Opinion -- Military Hegemony: Policies and Legacies -- Struggle for Party Dominance: Benazir Bhutto vs. Nawaz Sharif -- Conclusion