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1st Edition

Pakistan 1992

ISBN 9780367282127
Published September 13, 2019 by Routledge
203 Pages

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Book Description

"Pakistan: 1992 is the inaugural volume of a prospective series of biennial assessments of contemporary events and issues in Pakistan affairs. In general, the series will cover issues relevant to Pakistan's domestic politics, foreign policy, and economy. This volume contains special chapters on the 1990 elections, Islamization, health policy, Afghanistan, and Kashmir. Each of the contributors to this volume is a specialist on Pakistan, and each has had recent research experience in the state relevant to their respective rontnbutions. Pakistan: 1992 is published in affiliation with the American Institute of Pakistan Studies, a non-profit, non-partisan educational organization in its nineteenth year of operation, which is dedicated to encouraging and supporting research on issues relevant to Pakistan and the promotion of scholarly exchange between the United States and Pakistan."

Table of Contents

Preface -- Map of South Asia -- Map of Pakistan -- 1 Dilemma and Challenge in Nawaz Sharirs Pakistan/Lawrence Ziring -- 2 The 1990 General Elections in Pakistan/William L. Richter -- 3 Economic Policy After Zia ui-Haq/Shahid Javed Burki -- 4 Judicial Activism and Islamization After Zia: Toward the Prohibition or Riba/Charles H. Kennedy -- 5 The Politicization or the Shias and the Development or the Tehrik·e-Niraze-Fiqh-e-Jararia in Pakistan/Afak Haydar -- 6 Healing Power and Medical Practice in Pakistani Society/Anne T. Sweetser -- 7 Pakistan and the Resolution or the Afghan Conflict/Marvin G. Weinbaum -- 8 Kashmir Conflict: The New Phase/Robert G. Wusing -- Chronology of Events: September 1988 - April 1992/Ata Khan -- Glossary -- About the Contributors --Index -- About the Book.

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Charles H. Kennedy (PhD. Duke). Associate Professor, Department of Politics, Wake Forest University and Director, American Institute of Pakistan Studies. He is the author or editor of several books including: Government and Politics in South Asia (Westview 1987; 1991); Civil Military Interaction in Asia and Africa (EJ Brill, 1991); Bureaucracy in Pakistan (Oxford, 1987); and Ethnic Preference and Public Policy in Developing States (Rienner, 1986). He is currently working on a book-length manuscript on Islamization in Pakistan.