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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Azizbhatti added it Jan 17, Yousef M marked it as to-read Apr 05, What led to the army’s usurping a dominant role in Pakistan’s power structure?
Asimalishah marked it as to-read Apr 18, But the same candour and detail vanishes as she moves into subsequent decades and the book degenerates into a chronology. August 23, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Is there indeed such an entity as the “Establishment”, the all powerful military-bureaucratic complex routinely blamed by analysts for all of Pakistan’s problems?
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It will be read by historians of South Asia and by students and specialists of comparative politics and political economy.
In The State of Martial Rule Ayesha Jalal analyses the dialectic between state construction and political processes tbe Pakistan in the first decade of jaal country’s independence and convincingly demonstrates how the imperatives of the international system in the ‘cold war’ era combined with regional and domestic factors to mould the structure of the Pakistani state.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Browse thee items Start at call number: Cambridge University Press, 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.
The book provides no answers. 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. Tanzeel is currently reading it Mar 22, Umair Khan rated it liked it Feb 21, The author holds accountable the bureaucratic-military alliance rupe their joining of hands with the industrial elite for the centralisation of power.
The bureaucratic-military alliance used their international friendships to pursue power at the expense of the political process. Describe the connection issue.
Physical description xi, p. Publication date Note Includes index. Also, explains the unceremonious farewell of Ayub Khan with the urban uprisings and Yahya Khan with the disintegration of Pakistan. The study concludes by placing the state and political developments in Pakistan since within a conceptual framework.
Ayesha Jalal, assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is a familiar name from this group. Constructing the state– 4. Hani marked it as to-read Aug 16, Some of the detail is fascinating. Tell us what you mrtial like in the comments.
After partition these same groups became the loudest proponents of an ‘Islamic State’. Series Cambridge South Asian studies. Skip to search Skip to main content.
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