SOAS University of London

Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy

Pakistan: Religion, Politics and Security (Online Learning)

This module will provide an interdisciplinary foundation in the study of Pakistan. Through the various topics, which will cover its security paradigm, politics, economy, state, society and religion, you will understand the factors that shape the state and influence its behaviour.

Suggested reading

Christophe Jafferlot (ed.), Pakistan at the Crossroads. Domestic Dynamics and External Pressures (2016). Pp. 1-18.
Hamza Alavi, “Social Forces and Ideology in the Making of Pakistan”. In Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 37, No. 51 (Dec. 21-27, 2002). Pp. 5119-5124.


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