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Pakistan: “Why Would Our Hajjis Vote against Us?”

Robert R. Bianchi

in Guests of God: Pilgrimage and Politics in the Islamic World

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195171075
eISBN:
9780199835102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195171071.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Hajj growth closely tracks the power struggles and ideological shifts that shaped and demolished Pakistan’s political regimes. Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and his Pakistan People’s Party helped to invent ... More


Impossible Democracy or Impossible Democrats?

Christophe Jaffrelot

in The Pakistan Paradox: Instability and Resilience

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190235185
eISBN:
9780190492229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190235185.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

While the initial democratic design was aborted between 1947 and 1958, the democratization moment that followed Ayub Khan’s resignation in 1969 resulted in the secession of Bengal and a new phase of ... More


Afghanistan's Impact on Indo-Pakistani Relations

Stanley Wolpert

in India and Pakistan: Continued Conflict or Cooperation?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266773
eISBN:
9780520925755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266773.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

Soviet tanks and troops moved into Kabul at the end of 1979, installing their puppet Amir Babrak Karmal as Pakistan's nominal ruler. This alarmed both Pakistan and the United States. India's reaction ... More


The Interim Democratic Decade, 1988–1999

Andreas Rieck

in The Shias of Pakistan: An Assertive and Beleaguered Minority

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190240967
eISBN:
9780190492113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190240967.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the decade of alternating elected governments of Benazir Bhutto and Nawaz Sharif, Shia communal mobilisation in Pakistan slowed down. The TNJF, led by Sayyid Sajid Ali Naqvi since 1988 and renamed ... More


Switzerland: The Unlikely Crusader

J. C. Sharman

in The Despot's Guide to Wealth Management: On the International Campaign against Grand Corruption

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705519
eISBN:
9781501708442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705519.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter traces how Switzerland has historically attracted such a huge share of foreign wealth. The coverage of kleptocrats' wealth in Switzerland and the various efforts to recover it is roughly ... More


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