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PAKISTAN, ETHNIC NATIONALISM AND POLITICS OF INTEGRATION

Bukhari, Syed Mussver Hussain (1999) PAKISTAN, ETHNIC NATIONALISM AND POLITICS OF INTEGRATION. PhD thesis, Islamia University, Bahawalpur.

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Abstract

This dissertation will examine in detail the politics of integration and the rise of ethnic nationalism in Pakistan. Chapter one, of our dissertation will examine in detail the theories of integration namely, functionalism, neo-functionalism, federalism and regionalism. An integral part of this chapter will be a careful analysis of literature on ethnicity and secessionist movements. After setting the theoretical framework we will then proceed to the second chapter. Hypothesis. I: In Pakistan, regional differences are more important than class differences Hypothesis II: In Pakistan, regional differences are more important than urban rural differences Hypothesis. III: In Pakistan, regional differences are more important than differences between the technocracy and the bureaucracy. Hypothesis IV: In Pakistan, regional differences are more important than differences between the bureaucracy and the politicians Hypothesis. V: In Pakistan, regional differences are more important than differences between bureaucracy and the military Hypothesis. VI: In Pakistan, regional differences are more important than the differences between the politician and the military Hypothesis. VII: In Pakistan, political panics have a regional rather than a national basis Hypothesis. VIII: Certain regions are over represented in the command structure of the Pakistani armed forces. Hypothesis IX: Certain regions are over represented in Pakistani bureaucracy Hypothesis X: There is only limited consensus among Pakistani regional elites on basic economic, political and social issues, which confront them in their national state.

Item Type:Thesis (PhD)
Uncontrolled Keywords:pakistan, ethnic nationalism, politics of integration, secessionist movements, functionalism, neo-functionalism, federalism, regionalism, integration theories
Subjects:Social Sciences(g) > Political Science (g15)
ID Code:1026
Deposited By:Mr. Muhammad Asif
Deposited On:16 Dec 2006
Last Modified:04 Oct 2007 21:04

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