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Title: POLITICS OF FEDERALISM A CASE STUDY OF PAKISTAN 1999-2011
Authors: Ali, Ghulam
Keywords: Political Science
Issue Date: 2012
Series/Report no.: ;2296
Abstract: Federalism is a political concept that is used to describe the system of government based on division of powers and resources between the centre and the federating units. It is one of the oldest concepts that transferred from socio-economic to political terms to denote the system of government. The system has been adopted by several countries that have the characteristic of the diversified societies. Pakistan is considered to be one of the federal states with parliamentary political structure. The development of federalism in the state has remained blurred due to constitutional autocracy and centralization of political and economic powers. In this research, the discussion has been focused on the development of federalism and hindrances in the way of federalism in Pakistani state. The causes of political mismanagement, federalism in Pakistan under in military rule and dismemberment also been highlighted. The main discussion in this research is also focused on the federalism in Pakistan during Pervaiz Musaraf rule, his policies that proved destructive for federalism. Election of 2008 and works of democratic government for enhancing and strengthen federalism in Pakistan like 18th amendments are also the part of the study. At the end of the study the suggestions have been mentioned to develop the system of good governance in the state due to which, Pakistan can better be progressed and get an opportunity to enhance the solidarity and integrity amongst the provinces, social mobilization in federal and provincial affairs and economic development.
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