Governance in Pakistan: Hybridism, Political Instability, and Violence

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This book suggests that Pakistan has been stuck in a transition characterized by countervailing values and attitudes. The countrys governing elite could have led the society to cross the transition threshold through appropriate sociopolitical reforms but, being itself the product of existing social structures, it possesses both an authoritarian tendency as well as a belief in the legitimacy of a rational-democratic order. It is thus constrained by the paradox of practicing authoritarianism while seeking legitimacy in ...

Governance in Pakistan: Hybridism, Political Instability, and Violence 2016, OUP Pakistan

ISBN-13: 9780199401840

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