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Pakistan : beyond the "crisis state" / Maleeha Lodhi, editor
New York : Columbia University Press, c2011
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 3rd Floor  DS389 .P3427 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject Pakistan -- Politics and government -- 21st century
Pakistan -- Economic conditions -- 21st century
Pakistan -- Social conditions -- 21st century
Pakistan -- Foreign relations -- 21st century
Pakistan -- Strategic aspects
Physical Description xxv, 391 p. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 353-378) and index
Contents The past as present / Ayesha Jalal -- Why Jinnah matters / Akbar Ahmed -- Why Pakistan will survive / Mohsin Hamid -- Beyond the crisis state / Maleeha Lodhi -- Army and politics / Shuja Nawaz -- Praetorians and the people / Saeed Shafqat -- Ideologically adrift / Ziad Haider -- Battling militancy / Zahid Hussain -- Retooling institutions / Ishrat Husain -- An economic crisis state? / Meekal Ahmed -- Boosting competitiveness / Muddassar Mazhar Malik -- Turning energy around / Ziad Alahdad -- Education as a strategic imperative / Shanza Khan and Moeed Yusuf -- Pakistan as a nuclear state / Feroz Hassan Khan -- Reversing strategic "shrinkage" / Munir Akram -- The Afghan conundrum / Ahmed Rashid -- The India factor / Syed Rifaat Hussain
Summary The editor is the former Pakistan Ambassador to the US and UK, and Time magazine hailed her as one of 100 people to define the 21st century. For this book she has gathered together contributors to discuss the state of Pakistan. This collection goes against the grain to argue that the future for Pakistan's democracy looks bright
Alternate Author Lodhi, Maleeha

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