The Military and Denied Development in the Pakistani Punjab

The Military and Denied Development in the Pakistani Punjab

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This book focuses on the retrogressive agrarian interventions by the Pakistani military in rural Punjab and explores the social resentment and resistance it triggered, potentially undermining the consensus on a security state in Pakistan. Set against the overbearing and socially unjust role of the military in Pakistana€™s economy, this book documents a breakdown in the accepted function of the military beyond its constitutionally mandated role of defence. Accompanying earlier work on military involvement in industry, commerce, finance and real estate, the authorsa€™ research contributes to a wider understanding of military intervention, revealing its hand in various sectors of the economy and, consequently, its gains in power and economic autonomy.The farmers claim to have popular support in their struggle even among middle- income groups in the adjoining towns. Conversely, the ... The disaffectation of the tenants led to a rental contract at Rs 3, 200 per acre in 2003. However, theanbsp;...


Title:The Military and Denied Development in the Pakistani Punjab
Author: Shahrukh Rafi Khan, Aasim Sajjad Akhtar
Publisher:Anthem Press - 2014-11-01
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