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Published: 01 July 2014

256 Pages

5.4 x 8.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199354443

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Ordered Disorder and the Struggle for the City

Laurent Gayer

  • Karachi often referred to as "Pakistan in miniature" since it mirrors the larger issues of the nation within its mixed population
  • Argues that within the seemingly chaotic malaise of Karachi's politics, a form of manageable violence exists, on which the functioning of the city is based
  • Karachi is one of the largest and most violent cities in the world

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