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Contemporary Problems Of Pakistan

1st Edition

Edited by J. Henry Korson


218 pages

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This book considers the range of social, political, and economic problems of Pakistan. It analyzes the country's attempts to control explosive population growth and cope with a flood of Afghan refugees as well as to deal with the demands for education, women's rights, and greater democracy.

Table of Contents

1. Pakistan's Economy in the Year 2000: Two Possible Scenarios 2. Growth Without Change: The Demography of Pakistan 3. The Plural Medical System and Women's Health in Pakistan: What the Health Statistics Do Not Reveal 4. Education in Pakistan: Past Dilemmas and Future Prospects 5. The Transformation of the Women's Movement in Pakistan 6. The Mohajirs in Sindh: A Critical Essay 7. The Impact and Legacy of the Afghan Refugees in Pakistan 8. The Geopolitics of the Asian Subcontinent: Pakistan's Security Environment 9. Another Try at Democracy

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies