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|Title:||Politics of Identity: Ethnic Nationalism and the State in Pakistan||Contributor(s):||Khan, A (author)||Publication Date:||2005||Handle Link:||https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/835||Abstract:||"All the problems of politics, of social organization, and of education have been falsified through and through because one mistook the most harmful men for great men - because one learned to despise 'little' things, which means the basic concerns of life itself." --Nietzshe. 1 One of the serious challenges that the state of Pakistan has been confronted with since its creation in 1947 is the self-assertion of various ethnic groups. Out of the initial five ethnic groups - Bengalis, Punjabis, Pukhtun, Sindhis and Baloch - four have actively contested the legitimacy of the administrative structure of the state, with one, the Bengalis, succeeding in breaking away and creating their own state, Bangladesh.||Publication Type:||Book||Publisher:||Sage Publications||Place of Publication:||London||ISBN:||0761933034||Field of Research (FOR):||160899 Sociology not elsewhere classified||HERDC Category Description:||A1 Authored Book - Scholarly||Other Links:||http://books.google.com.au/books?id=kUdhQEEGtTYC
|Extent of Pages:||211||Statistics to Oct 2018:||Visitors: 84
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