16April2014

Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar

PS-715 POLITICAL PARTIES AND PRESSURE GROUPS IN PAKISTAN

PS-715 POLITICAL PARTIES AND PRESSURE GROUPS IN PAKISTAN:

The course will cover Foundation, History, Organisational Structure and review of performance of major Political Parties, alliances and pressure groups mentioned below:

1.     Awami National Party.

2.     Awami Qiyadat Party.

3.     Baluchistan National Movement.

4.     Jama’at-i-Islami.

5.     Jamiatul Ulama-i-Islam.

6.     Jamiatul Ulama-i-Pakistan.

7.     Jay Sindh Party.

8.     Muslim League.

9.     Mutahida Qaumi Movement.

10.  National Peoples Party.

11.  Pakistan Democratic Party.

12.  Pakistan Millat Party.

13.  Pakistan Peoples Party.

14.  Political Alliances in Pakistan.

15.  Pukhtoonkhwa Milli Awami Party.

16.  Qaumi Inqilabi Party.

17.  Tahrik-i-Insaf.

18.  Tahrik-i-Istiqlal.

Pressure Groups - definition and concept of pressure groups.

The pressure groups in Pakistan:

1.     Business Community.

2.     Landlords.

3.     Professional Associations.

4.     Students.

5.     Trade Unions.

6.     Ulama.

 

SUGGESTED READINGS:

Afzal, Rafique. Party Politics in Pakistan, Islamabad: National Institute of Historical and Cultural Research, 1976.

Ahmad, Israr. Tehreek-i-Jama'at-i-Islami, Lahore: Tanzeem-i-Islami Publishers, 1985.

Bahadur, Kaleem. The Jama'at-i-Islami of Pakistan, New Delhi: Chetana Publications, 1977.

Bhutto, Z. A. The Myth of Independence, Karachi: Oxford University Press, 1977.

Bhutto, Z. A. The Great Tragedy, Karachi: Oxford University Press, 1971.

Gilani, Asad. Tehreek Jama'at-i-Islam, Multan: Idara Manshooraat, 1986.

Islam, Dr. Fakhrul. Political Development in NWFP Since 1947, Peshawar: Ph. D. Thesis Area Study Centre, University of Peshawar, 1988.

Khalid Bin Sayeed, Politics in Pakistan, New York: Praeger, 1980.

Khan, Abdul Ghaffar. My Life and Struggle, New Delhi: Hind Pocket Books, 1969.

Khan, Wali. Bacha Khan Au Khudai Khidmatgari (Vol.1-3), Urdu, Peshawar: Da Chap Zai, 1995.

Lawrence, Ziring. Pakistan: The Enigma of Political Development, Kent: Won. West View Press 1980.

Mahmood, S. Qasim. Encyclopaedia Pakistanica, Karachi: Shahkar Foundation, 1998.

Mahmood, Safdar. Muslim League ka Daure Hukoomat 1947-54, Lahore:Jang Publishers, 1993.

Mahmood, Safdar. The Political Study of Pakistan, Lahore: Sang-e-Meel Publications, 1987.

Manifestos and Constitutions of all the Political Parties.

Parliament and Provincial Assemblies debates.

Political Parties Act 1962 (till-date).

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