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Author Name    Mohammad Abdul Qadeer

Title   Pakistan

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   New

Jacket Condition   New

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   London, UK Routledge

ISBN    0415375665 / 9780415375665

Seller ID   027913

Muslim societies are presumed to be stagnant and resistant to change. Yet the reality is quite the contrary. Pakistan is a pivotal Muslim nation. It exemplifies the scope and direction of social change in a Muslim society. This book shows how modernization as well as Islamization are simulataneously acting as processes of social transformation in Pakistan, alon with population growth, urbanization and economic development. It offers an insightful view into Pakistan, exploring the wide range of ethnic groups, the countryside and cities, religion and community, and popular culture and national identity. It concludes by discussing likely future developments in Pakistan, engaging students and academics interested in Pakistan and muticulturalism. Overall, this book is a comprehensive examination of social and cultural forces in Pakistani society, and is an important resource for anyone wanting to understand contemporary Pakistan and the Muslim world. Contents List of illustrations Glossary and Abbreviations Preface 1 Changing Pakistan 2 Patterns of Social Change 3 Landscape of Independence 4 Nation and ethnicity 5 Urban transformations 6 Development and the countryside 7 Islam and social life 8 Family, kinship, community and civil society 9 Everyday life 10 Whither Pakistan? Notes Epilogue Bibliography Index. Printed Pages: 336.

Pakistan Islam Muslim

Price = 20.95 USD


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