Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar

PS-811 SOCIO-POLITICAL THOUGHT IN PAKISTAN SINCE 1947

PS-811 SOCIO-POLITICAL THOUGHT IN PAKISTAN SINCE 1947:

The controversy about the nature and concept of state started just after the establishment of Pakistan. These controversies contributed one way or another, to the political thought in Pakistan. The course will thus concentrate on different views regarding the nature, purpose and functions of the state. 

 

SUGGESTED READINGS:

Abbott, Freeland K. Islam and Pakistan. New York: Cornell University Press, 1968.

Adams, Charles J. “Mawdudi and the Islamic State,” in John L. Esposito, ed. Voices of Resurgent Islam.New York:OxfordUniversity Press, 1983, 371-397.

Ahmad, Ishtiaq. The Concept of Islamic State An Analysis of the Ideological Controversy in Pakistan. London: Frances Printer (Publishers), 1989.

Asad, Muhammad. Principles of State and Government in Islam. Gibraltar: Dar ul Andalus, 1980.

Binder, Leonard. Religion and Politics in Pakistan, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1963.

Enayat, Hamid. Modern Islamic Political Thought, London: The Machmillan Press Ltd, 1982.

Hakim, Khalifa Abdul. ‘Islamic Socialism’ in John J. Donohue and Espisito eds. Islam in Transition Muslim Perspectives, Karachi: Oxford University Press, 1982.

Hussain, Asaf. Elite Politics in An Ideological State: The Case of Pakistan, Folkestone: Dawson, 1979.

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