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Pakistan, a cultural profile

Meenaz Kassam

Pakistan, a cultural profile

by Meenaz Kassam

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Published by Anti-Racism, Multiculturalism and Native Issues (AMNI) Centre, Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pakistan -- Civilization.,
  • Pakistan -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwriter, Meenaz Kassam.
    SeriesCultural profile -- [73]
    ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. AMNI Centre., Canada. Citizenship and Immigration Canada.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p. :
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21774153M
    ISBN 100772778264
    OCLC/WorldCa410228219

    Pakistan - Pakistan - Daily life and social customs: Throughout Pakistan, as in most agrarian societies, family organization is strongly patriarchal, and most people live with large extended families, often in the same house or family compound. The eldest male, whether he is the father, grandfather, or paternal uncle, is the family leader and makes all significant decisions regarding the. Pakistan has four provinces named Punjab, sindh, Baluchistan and N. W. F.P and each province has its own culture. These Pakistani cultures have been greatly influenced by many of the surrounding countries’ cultures, such as the Turkic people, Persian, Afghan, and Indians of South Asia, Central Asia and the Middle East.

    A new edition of this book is coming out in and in it he shows that Pakistan’s democratic institutions, so often decried as deeply corrupt and incompetent, nonetheless in the past couple of years have been able to bring about a very significant devolution of . About Pakistan. Pakistan’s culture is enrich in traditions and represents history of this region. Pakistani people and society is unique in its way of life, thoughts and morals. The inhabitants of each province have diverse cultural values which make them different from other groups of the society.

      Profile Emails & marketing Culture Film Books Music Art & design TV & radio I’ve drawn up my highly personal list of 10 works of fiction about Pakistan. 1. . Since 9/11, American foreign policy has been guided by grand ideas like tyranny, democracy, and freedom. And yet the course of events has played havoc with the cherished assumptions of hawks and doves alike. The geo-civil war afflicting the Muslim world from Lebanon through Iraq and Afghanistan to Pakistan confronts the West with the need to articulate anew what its political ideas and ideals.


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