The politics of sovereignty in Pakistan

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The wretched reality of Pakistani sovereignty - the playing out of its formal politics in various capitals of the world - contrasts with the heroic rhetoric from domestic political actors on the integrity of its sovereignty. Progressives are best advised to understand the substantive nature of sovereignty in an unequal and postcolonial world while focusing their energies on addressing the iniquitous nature and class character of the Pakistani nation state.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)17-19
Number of pages3
JournalEconomic and Political Weekly
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 14 Jan 2012


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