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    Lightbulb SYLLABUS G.K. PAPER – III Pakistan Affairs

    PAKISTAN AFFAIRS

    100 MARKS




    I. Ideology of Pakistan-----definition and elucidation, historical aspects: Muslim rule in the Sub-Continent, its downfall and efforts for Renaissance. Movements for reforms-- Shaikh Ahmad Sarhindi, Shah Waliullah, Sayyid Ahmad Shaheed, Aligarh, Deoband, Nadwah, and other educational institutions-------Sindh Madrassah and Islamia College Peshawae. Ideology of Pakistan in the light of Speeches and statements of Allama Iqbal and Quaid- i Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
    II. Land and people of Pakistan------- Geography, Society, Natural resources, Agriculture, Industry and education with reference to characteristics, trends and problems.
    III. Pakistan and Changing Regional Apparatus

    IV. Nuclear Program of Pakistan, its Safety and Security; International Concerns V. Regional Economic Cooperation (SAARC,ECO,SCO) and the Role of Pakistan VI. Civil-Military Relations in Pakistan
    VII. Economic Challenges in Pakistan

    VIII. Non-Traditional Security Threats in Pakistan: Role of Non-State Actors

    IX. Pakistan’s Role in the Region

    X. Palestine Issue

    XI. Changing Security Dynamics for Pakistan: Challenges to National Security of
    Pakistan

    XII. Political Evolution Since 1971

    XIII. Pakistan and US War on Terror

    XIV. Foreign Policy of Pakistan Post 9/11

    XV. Evolution of Democratic System in Pakistan

    XVI. Ethnic Issues and National Integration

    XVII. Hydro Politics ; Water Issues in Domestic and Regional Context

    XVIII. Pakistan’s National Interest

    XIX. Challenges to Sovereignty

    XX. Pakistan’s Energy Problems and their Effects

    XXI. Pakistan’s Relations with Neighbors excluding India

    XXII. Pakistan and India Relations Since 1947

    XXIII. Kashmir Issue

    XXIV. The war in Afghanistan since 1979 and its impact on, and challenges to Pakistan, in the Post 2014 era.
    XXV. Proxy Wars: Role of External Elements



    XXVI. Economic Conditions of Pakistan, the Most Recent Economic Survey, the Previous and Current Budgets, and the Problems and Performance of Major Sectors of Economy.
    XXVII. The Recent Constitutional and Legal Debates, the Latest Constitutional Amendments and Important Legislations, Legal Cases and the Role of Higher Courts.
    XXVIII. The Prevailing Social Problems of Pakistan and the Strategies to Deal with Them, Poverty, Education, Health and Sanitation.




    SUGGESTED READINGS

    S.No. Title Author
    1. Federalism and Ethnic Conflict
    Regulation in India and Pakistan.
    Adeney, Katharine. , New York: Palgrave
    Macmillan, 2007.
    2. Labor, Democratization and
    Development in India and Pakistan.
    Candland, Christopher,
    New York: Routledge, 2007.
    3. Perception, Politics and Security in
    South Asia: The Compound Crisis in
    1990.
    Chari, P.R. at al, New York: Routledge,
    2003.
    4. The Future of Pakistan. Cohen Stephen P. et al. Washington: Brookings Institute Press, 2011.
    5. Frontline Pakistan: The Struggle with
    Militant Islam.
    Hussian, Zahid. New York: I.B.Tauris,
    2007.
    6. Modern South Asia: History, Culture, Political Economy. Jalal, Aisha and Bose, Sugata. New York: Routledge, 1998.
    7. Democracy and Authoritarianism in South
    Asia.
    Jalal, Aisha, Cambridge: Cambridge
    University Press, 1995.
    8. Conflict Between India and Pakistan: an
    Encyclopedia.
    Lyon, Peter. California: ABC-CLIO,
    2008.
    9. Back to Pakistan: A Fifty Year Journey. M**** Leslie Noyes. Plymouth: Rowman
    & Littlefield Publishers, 2011.
    10. Judging the State: Courts and
    Constitutional Politics in Pakistan.
    Newberg, Paula R. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995.
    11. Pakistan: Manifest Destiny. Qureshi, Atiff. London: Epic Press, 2009.
    12. Pakistan, America, and the Future of
    Global Jihad.
    Riedel, Bruce. Deadly Embrace: Washington: Brookings Institute Press,
    2011.
    13. Kashmir in Conflict: India, Pakistan and the Unending War. Schofield, Victoria.
    New York: I.B.Tauria, 2003.
    14. Islamic Law and the Law of Armed Conflict: The Armed Conflict in Pakistan. Shah, Niaz A. New York: Routledge,
    2011.
    15. Making Sense of Pakistan. Shaikh, Farzana. New York: Colombia
    University Press, 2009.
    16. A Brief History of Pakistan. Wynbrandt, James.
    New York: Infobase Publishing, 2009.



    17. Powering Pakistan: Meetings Pakistan
    Energy Needs in 21st Century
    Robert M. Hathaway and Michael
    Gugelman
    18. Pakistan's Energy Sector: From Crisis to
    Crisis-Breaking the Chain
    Zaid Alahdad
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