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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Politics and government,
  • Foreign relations

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMadiha R. Tahir, Qalandar Bux Memon, Vijay Prashad, editors
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS384 .D57 2014
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 288 pages
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27166936M
ISBN 100816692238, 0816692246
ISBN 109780816692231, 9780816692248
LC Control Number2014001728
OCLC/WorldCa863196266

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Dispatches from Pakistan reveals the complexities, the challenges, and the joys of daily life in the country, from the poetry of Gilgit to the graffiti of Gwadar, from an army barrack in Punjab to the urban politics of Karachi. This timely book brings together journalists, activists, academics, and artists to provide a rich, in-depth, and intriguing portrait of contemporary Pakistani society.   Final judgement of the work: Dispatches from Pakistan is an excellent compilation of poetry, art, and essays by Pakistani journalists, writers, and academicians to guide readers to a deeper understanding of Pakistan. The use of poetry and art in Dispatches reveals Pakistan’s deep artistic heritage for the reader. Pakistan ka matlab kya --Introduction: Pakistan's futures --Several dawns over the Indus --New wine in old bottles --The neoliberal security state --The mixed modern economy of Pakistan --The generals' labyrinth: Pakistan and its military --The desperate U.S.-Pakistan alliance --I'll be your mirror: the politics of Pakistan's populism. Dispatches from Pakistan, in contrast, reveals the complexities, the challenges, and the joys of daily life in the country, from the poetry of Gilgit to the graffiti of Gwadar, from an army barrack in Punjab to the urban politics of Karachi.

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Straddling a variety of boundaries—geographic, linguistic, and narrative—Dispatches from Pakistan is a vital attempt to speak for the multitude of Pakistanis who, in the face of seemingly unimaginable hardships, from drone strikes to crushing poverty, remain defiantly optimistic about their future. While engaging in conversations on issues that make the headlines in the West, the contributors also introduce less familiar dimensions of Pakistani Brand: University of Minnesota Press.   Dispatches from Pakistan, in contrast, reveals the complexities, the challenges, and the joys of daily life in the country, from the poetry of Gilgit to the graffiti of Gwadar, from an army barrack 4/5(10). It's a good book to read on post 9/11 Pakistan. The author does a good job of explaining Pakistan--and it's especially important coming from a Pakistani. One of the thing highlighted in these articles is the growing violence against minorities in Pakistan/5(38). Alas, the author's 'dispatches' are only a perfunctory glance on Pakistan society, Indo-Pak-US relations etc. Here,the humor is bland, the turns of phrase are missing and the brevity is mostly unnecessary/5(39).