Two months after the polling day of national elections in Pakistan in the year 2013, I attempted a small analysis of the possibility of an Islamic revolution in Pakistan.
ABSTRACT: The dawn of 21st century has seen a growing interest in civil society organizations and their potential role in achieving development goals and sharing the burden of governance and public management. These civil society organizations have shaped up in […]
This is another of the many Urdu articles I wrote before and after Pakistan National Elections in 2013. This one, titled Muasharti Tabdeeli Aur Humara Nafs (transliteration: “Societal Change and Our “Self”), was written after the elections on June 7th, 2013, discussing […]
Pakistan has been traditionally characterized as a collectivist society, where individuals recognized themselves as part of a group or a community, and where values and norms were collectively shared, and people took responsibility of the group or the community they […]
In a very stimulating recent article, David Dubois of the INSEAD has studied the patterns and reasons of bad behavior in different levels of social classes. Initially, he refers to the anecdotal evidence that suggests that people higher in social […]
Written on April 14, 2013 As national elections in Pakistan draw closer, there are still some who doubt that the elections will be held as per schedule. It is widely believed that many in the political mainstream, the civil and […]