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Author Haider, Ziad.
Title The Ideological Struggle for Pakistan.
Imprint Chicago : Hoover Institution Press, 2010.

Series Hoover Institution Press publication ; no. 584
Hoover Institution Press publication ; 584.
Subject Islam and state -- Pakistan.
Islam and politics -- Pakistan.
Nationalism -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Pakistan -- Politics and government.
Description 1 online resource (81 pages).
Contents The idea of Pakistan -- Fortifying a nation -- Ideology and integrity -- Islamic socialism -- The Islamization of Pakistan -- Ideologically adrift -- Enlightened moderation -- Talibanization -- Yeh hum hameen (this is not us) -- A new narrative.
Summary This assessment of the struggle for Pakistan's identity, from its birth in 1947 to the present day, provides a political and cultural understanding of the role and use of Islam in its evolution. The author, a Pakistani scholar, shows how Pakistan's viability as a state depends in large part on its ability to develop a new and progressive Islamic narrative.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780817910884 (electronic bk.)
0817910883 (electronic bk.)
9780817910860 (electronic bk.)
0817910867 (electronic bk.)
9780817910853 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0817910859 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 876507485
Additional Format Print version: Haider, Ziad. Ideological Struggle for Pakistan. Chicago : Hoover Institution Press, ©2010 9780817910853