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Democracy in the Shadow of Civil Military Relations in Pakistan

By: Shiraz Sheikh

Price: $4.60

Publisher: New Delhi, India, KW Publishers: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 105053

ISBN: 9789383649327

Condition: New


Pakistan was not born as a military state but the military has ruled the country more than the civilians in its short history. After partition, the military shaped the politics of Pakistan in several ways. Set of causes – historical, institutional and societal – are attributed to the decline of democratic institutions and the rise of military as the dominant political institution in Pakistan. Due to the ascent of military regimes, Pakistan did not follow the dominant paradigm of separation of civil-military institutions where the military plays a subservient role to the civilian authority.... View more info