The Unplanned Revolution

This book identifies past socio-economic conditions in the different ecological regions of Pakistan as viewed by the communities the author has worked or interacted with, present conditions, and emerging trends.

Author: Arif Hasan

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ISBN: 019906590X

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This book identifies past socio-economic conditions in the different ecological regions of Pakistan as viewed by the communities the author has worked or interacted with, present conditions, and emerging trends. It also identifies the actors of change and their relationships with each other and with the larger physical and political context.The volume is divided into six sections, the Mountains, Indus Plains and Western Highlands, the Desert, the River (Indus), the Coast, and the City.The social, economic, physical, and governance-related changes that have taken place in each are described through extracts from reports, field notes for different development-related work, articles prepared by the author, and extracts from his personal diaries. The section on the city deals with the informal sector in the provision of land and services and the impact of globalization on culture and development. It also contains geographies of resistance by communities to "insensitive" development projects.
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The Russian Revolution

There a kind of improvised staff of the unplanned revolution was belatedly set up. Some of the labor leaders, remembering the days of an earlier attempt at ...

Author: E. M. Halliday

Publisher: New Word City

ISBN: 9781612300948

Category: History

Page: 150

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The turbulent events that overtook Russia in 1917 are often called one of history's great turning points. In March of that year, a corrupt, outdated, careworn autocracy - the 300-year-old Romanov dynasty - was overthrown by a spontaneous uprising of Russia's long-oppressed masses. During the next few months, Alexander Kerensky and other liberals in the provisional government attempted to adopt reforms. But the continuing hardships of World War I and the pressure of Vladimir Lenin's Bolsheviks proved too much for them. In the relatively bloodless coup d'état of November 7, Lenin and his associates seized control of the state. Here, from the eminent historian E. M. Halliday, is the dramatic story of the Russian Revolution.
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The Unplanned Dimensions of Health Care in Singapore

Aline K. Wong, "The Continuous Family Revolution in China — Ideology and Changing Family Patterns," 1974, 39p. 32. Eddie C. Y. Kuo and Riaz Hassan, "Some Social Concomitants of Interethnic Marriage in Singapore." 1974, 28p. 33.

Author: Stella R. Quah

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ISBN: UCAL:B4258726

Category: Healers

Page: 21

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Revolution As Restoration

As is well known, the unplanned 1911 Revolution not only caught many revolutionaries off guard, it also started a decade of politi— cal instability by ...

Author: Tze-Ki Hon

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004247802

Category: History

Page: 135

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Revolution as Restoration examines the journal Guotui xueaao (1905-1911) to elucidate the momentous political and social changes in early twentieth-century China. Rather than viewing the journal as a collection of documents for studying a thinker (e.g., Zhang Taiyan), a concept (e.g., national essence), or an intellectual movement (e.g., cultural conservatism), this book focuses on the global network of commerce am communication that allowed independent publications to appear in the Chinese print market. As such, this book offers a different perspective on the Chinese quest for modernity. It shows that, from the start, the Chinese quest for modernity was never completely orchestrated by the central government, nor was it static and monolithic as the teleology of revolution describes. Book jacket.
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A Concise History of the French Revolution

It is hard for us to remember the unplanned nature of the French Revolution because we have come to think of it as a specific set of events that had a ...

Author: Sylvia Neely

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0742534111

Category: History

Page: 287

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This concise yet rich introduction to the French Revolution explores the origins, development, and eventual decline of a movement that defines France to this day. Through an accessible chronological narrative, Sylvia Neely explains the complex events, conflicting groups, and rapid changes that characterized this critical period in French history. She traces the fundamental transformations in government and society that forced the French to come up with new ways of thinking about their place in the world, ultimately leading to liberalism, conservatism, terrorism, and modern nationalism. Throughout, the author focuses on the essential political events that propelled the Revolution, at the same time deftly interweaving the intellectual, social, diplomatic, military, and cultural history of the time. Neely explains how the difficult choices made by the royal government and the revolutionaries alike not only brought on the collapse of the Old Regime but moved the nation into increasingly radical policies, to the Terror, and finally to the rise of Napoleon Bonaparte. Written with clarity and nuance, this work offers a deeply knowledgeable understanding of the political possibilities available at any given moment in the course of the Revolution, placing them in a broad social context. All readers interested in France and revolutionary history will find this an engaging and rewarding read.
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Exploring Revolution Essays on Latin American Insurgency and Revolutionary Theory

Are revolutions made by the conscious actions of the revolutionaries themselves, or are they rather the unplanned outcome of an unusual pattern (or ...

Author: Timothy P. Wickham-Crowley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781315489957

Category: Fiction

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This series of essays on insurgency and revolution focuses on events in Latin America since 1956. The contributors discuss revolutionary theory, the nature of social movements and models of social action. Topics raised include terror, guerilla regimes, mobilizing peasants, and the vulnerability of regimes to revolution.
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The Principal

One I am going to refer to as the “unplanned digital revolution,” in which we are ... c06.indd 145 12-12-2013 15:13:17 The Unplanned Digital Revolution.

Author: Michael Fullan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119422358

Category: Education

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The author of "Six Secrets of Change" describes how and why the principal's role must change to maximize student achievement. Includes a free professional development guide.
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In the Wake of Disaster

The Unplanned Revolution: Observations on the Processes of Socio-economic Change in Pakistan. Karachi: Oxford University Press. Hasan, S. S. 2010.

Author: Ayesha Siddiqi

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781108597708

Category: Political Science

Page: 186

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What is the state's responsibility to its people in the aftermath of a natural hazard based disaster? The book sets out to address this seemingly simple question, after large scale floods devastated Pakistan in 2010 and then again in 2011. Along the way it delves into rich detail about people's everday encounters with the state in Pakistan, uncovers postcolonial discourses on rights of citizenship and dispels mainstream understanding of Islamist groups as presenting an alternative development paradigm to the state. Based on detailed ethnographic fieldwork, In the Wake of the Disaster forces the reader to look beyond narratives of Pakistan as the perennial 'failing state' falling victim to an imminent 'Islamist takeover'. The book shifts the conversation from hysteria and sensationalism surrounding Pakistan to the everyday. In doing so it transforms our understanding of contemporary disasters.
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Dirty Entanglements

Arif Hasan, The Unplanned Revolution: Observations on the Processes of Socio-economic Change in Pakistan (Karachi: Oxford University Press, 2009), 207.

Author: Louise I. Shelley

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781107015647

Category: Law

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Using lively case studies, this book analyzes the transformation of crime and terrorism and the business logic of terrorism.
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Politics Landlords and Islam in Pakistan

The Unplanned Revolution: Observations on the Process of Socio-economic Changes in Pakistan. Karachi: Oxford University Press. Hassan, Javid. 2012.

Author: Nicolas Martin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317408987

Category: Political Science

Page: 192

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This book offers unique insights into the changing nature of power and hierarchy in rural Pakistan from colonial times to present day. It shows how electoral politics and the erosion of traditional patron–client ties have not empowered the lower classes. The monograph highlights the persistence of debt-bondage, and illustrates how electoral politics provides assertive landlord politicians with opportunities to further consolidate their power and wealth at the expense of subordinate classes. It also critically examines the relationship between local forms of Islam and landed power. The volume will be of interest to scholars and researchers on Pakistan and South Asian politics, sociology and social anthropology, Islam, as also economics, development studies, and security studies.
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In the Shadow of Shari ah

Law and the LoGIC of LoCaL PoLItICS In PaKIStan In his book The Unplanned Revolution: Observations on the Process of Socioeconomic Change in Pakistan (2002) ...

Author: Matthew J. Nelson

Publisher: Hurst Publishers

ISBN: 9781850659266

Category: Religion

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Recent events in Pakistan, and more widely in the Islamic world, have sparked an unprecedented level of interest in the relationship between Islam and democracy. Studies of Islamic law (Shari'ah) lie at the heart of this trend, but carefully researched studies of Islamic law as it actually unfolds "on the ground" remain extremely rare. This book promises to fill that gap, using a detailed study of Islamic laws in Pakistan to show exactly how the relationship between Islam, Islamic law and democracy is understood and, potentially, transformed in different cultural contexts. In the Shadow of Shari'ah reveals that Islam are neither compatible nor incompatible in any permanent or specific sense; they simply become more or less compatible owing to the historically embedded choices of individual Muslims regarding specific approaches to the law.
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Patronage as Politics in South Asia

The Unplanned Revolution: Observations on the Process of Socio-Economic Changes in Pakistan. Karachi: Oxford University Press. Hassan, Javid. 2011.

Author: Anastasia Piliavsky

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781107056084

Category: Political Science

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This book studies patronage in South Asia to understand the vernacular workings of this political form.
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Hinglaj Devi

The Unplanned Revolution: Observations on the Processes of SocioEconomic Change in Pakistan. Karachi: Oxford University Press. Hastings, Donnan, and Dieter ...

Author: Jurgen Schaflechner

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780190850524

Category: Religion

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About two hundred kilometers west of the city of Karachi, in the desert of Baluchistan, Pakistan, sits the shrine of the Hindu Goddess Hinglaj. Despite the temple's ancient Hindu and Muslim history, an annual festival at Hinglaj has only been established within the last three decades, in part because of the construction of the Makran Coastal Highway, which connects the distant rural shrine with urban Pakistan. Now, an increasingly confident minority Hindu community has claimed Hinglaj as their main religious center, a site for undisturbed religious performance and expression. In Hinglaj Devi, J�rgen Schaflechner studies literary sources in Hindi, Sanskrit, Sindhi, and Urdu alongside extensive ethnographical research at the shrine, examining the political and cultural influences at work at the temple and tracking the remote desert shrine's rapid ascent to its current status as the most influential Hindu pilgrimage site in Pakistan. Schaflechner introduces the unique character of this place of pilgrimage and shows its modern importance not only for Hindus, but also for Muslims and Sindhi nationalists. Ultimately, this is an investigation of the Pakistani Hindu community's beliefs and practices at their largest place of worship in the Islamic Republic today--a topic of increasing importance to Pakistan's contemporary society.
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Cityscapes of Violence in Karachi

He is the author of many articles and books including Participatory Development (2010, OUP), The Unplanned Revolution (2002, Oxford University Press), ...

Author: Nichola Khan

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780190656546

Category: Political Science

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Karachi is a city framed in the popular imagination by violence, be it criminality and gangsterism or political factionalism. That perception also dominates literary, cinematic and scholarly representations and discussions of this great metropolis. By commenting in different ways on the trials and tribulations of Karachi and Pakistan, the contributors to this innovative book on the city build on past writings to say something new or different - to make their reader re-think how they understand the processes at work in this vast urban space. They scrutinise Karachi's diverse neighborhoods to show how violence is manifested locally and citywide into protest drinking, social and religious movements, class and cosmopolitanism, gang wars, and how it affects the fractured lives of militants and journalists, among others. Oral history andmemoir feature strongly in the volume as do insights gleaned from anthropology and political science The contributors include academics, ethnographers, journalists, writers and activists: Nadeem F. Paracha, Laurent Gayer, Zia Ur Rehman, Nida Kirmani, Nichola Khan, Oskar Verkaaik, Arif Hasan, Razeshta Sethna, Asif Farrukhi, Kausar S. Khan, Farzana Shaikh, and Kamran Asdar Ali.
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The Politics of Common Sense

The Unplanned Revolution: Observations on the Process of Socio-Economic Change in Pakistan. Karachi: City Press. Herring, Ronald J. 1983.

Author: Aasim Sajjad Akhtar

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781108226073

Category: Political Science

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This work offers a refreshingly different perspective on Pakistan - it documents the evolution of Pakistan's structure of power over the past four decades. In particular, how the military dictatorship headed by General Zia ul Haq (1977–1988) - whose rule has been almost exclusively associated with a narrow agenda of Islamisation - transformed the political field through a combination of coercion and consent-production. The Zia regime inculcated within the society at large a 'common sense' privileging the cultivation of patronage ties and the concurrent demeaning of counter-hegemonic political practices which had threatened the structure of power in the decade before the military coup in 1977. The book meticulously demonstrates how the politics of common sense has been consolidated in the past three decades through the agency of emergent social forces such as traders and merchants as well as the religio-political organisations that gained in influence during the 1980s.
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South Asia in the New World Order

The Unplanned Revolution: Observation on the Processes of Economic Change in Pakistan. Karachi, Oxford University Press. Hasan, Pervez. 1998.

Author: Shahid Javed Burki

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136819704

Category: Political Science

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Rapid changes have taken place in the structure of the global economy, and this book looks at how South Asia can take advantage of these changes. The author argues that the developing global economy will be more complex than originally thought, that instead of a bipolar model with two countries, the US and China, at the centre, it will be multipolar with eight centres of economic activity, including India. The book goes on to suggest that in the context of such a model, there should be regional cooperation between India and its immediate neighbouring countries for South Asia to advance as an economic region. It argues that South Asia will need to look at its history, and that changes in attitudes, particularly in India and Pakistan, are necessary. The possible benefits to the region, in terms of increases in the rates of economic growth if the regional approach is adopted, are discussed. The book presents a useful contribution to studies in South Asia, as well as Asian Economics.
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Area Studies at the Crossroads

The Unplanned Revolution. Observations on the Process of SocioEconomic Change in Pakistan. Karachi: Oxford University Press. Hunzai, I. (2013).

Author: Katja Mielke

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781137598349

Category: Political Science

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In this pioneering volume, leading scholars from a diversity of backgrounds in the humanities, social sciences, and different area studies argue for a more differentiated and self-reflected role of area-based science in global knowledge production. Considering that the mobility of people, goods, and ideas make the world more complex and geographically fixed categories increasingly obsolete, the authors call for a reflection of this new dynamism in research, teaching, and theorizing. The book thus moves beyond the constructed divide between area studies and systematic disciplines and instead proposes methodological and conceptual ways for encouraging the integration of marginalized and often overseen epistemologies. Essays on the ontological, theoretical, and pedagogical dimension of area studies highlight how people’s everyday practices of mobility challenge scholars, students, and practitioners of inter- and transdisciplinary area studies to transcend the cognitive boundaries that scholarly minds currently operate in.
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Instant City

The Unplanned Revolution. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. Herman, Arthur. Gandhi and Churchill: The Epic Rivalry That Destroyed BOOKS.

Author: Steve Inskeep

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101547939

Category: History

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From the host of NPR's Morning Edition, a deeply reported portrait of Karachi, Pakistan, a city that illuminates the perils and possibilities of rapidly growing metropolises all around the world. In recent decades, the world has seen an unprecedented shift of people from the countryside into cities. As Steve Inskeep so aptly puts it, we are now living in the age of the "instant city," when new megacities can emerge practically overnight, creating a host of unique pressures surrounding land use, energy, housing, and the environment. In his first book, the co-host of Morning Edition explores how this epic migration has transformed one of the world's most intriguing instant cities: Karachi, Pakistan. Karachi has exploded from a colonial port town of 350,000 in 1941 to a sprawling metropolis of at least 13 million today. As the booming commercial center of Pakistan, Karachi is perhaps the largest city whose stability is a vital security concern of the United States, and yet it is a place that Americans have frequently misunderstood. As Inskeep underscores, one of the great ironies of Karachi's history is that the decision to divide Pakistan and India along religious lines in 1947 only unleashed deeper divisions within the city-over religious sect, ethnic group, and political party. In Instant City, Inskeep investigates the 2009 bombing of a Shia religious procession that killed dozens of people and led to further acts of terrorism, including widespread arson at a popular market. As he discovers, the bombing is in many ways a microcosm of the numerous conflicts that divide Karachi, because people wondered if the perpetrators were motivated by religious fervor, political revenge, or simply a desire to make way for new real estate in the heart of the city. Despite the violence that frequently consumes Karachi, Inskeep finds remarkable signs of the city's tolerance, vitality, and thriving civil society-from a world-renowned ambulance service to a socially innovative project that helps residents of the vast squatter neighborhoods find their own solutions to sanitation, health care, and education. Drawing on interviews with a broad cross section of Karachi residents, from ER doctors to architects to shopkeepers, Inskeep has created a vibrant and nuanced portrait of the forces competing to shape the future of one of the world's fastest growing cities.
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