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Constitutional and Political History of Pakistan

Second Edition

Hamid Khan

Publication Date - October 2009

ISBN: 9780195477870

620 pages

In Stock


Constitutional and Political History of Pakistan, Second Edition, analyzes constitutional development in Pakistan from its conception to the present day. It provides a case-by-case account of constitution-making in Pakistan and includes all pertinent documentation regarding this area of study.

Author Hamid Khan explains constitutional developments in the context of the social and political events that shaped them, focusing on constitutional and political history and constitutional development concurrently. He includes a liberal humanitarian reading of the travails of lawmakers and the roles that generals, politicians, and bureaucrats play in implementing these laws. The second edition includes a chapter on the analysis of constitutional and political issues during the last sixty-one years.

About the Author(s)

Hamid Khan is a Senior Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and a former President of the Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan (2001-03). He is the author of five books on legal subjects, including Principles of Administrative Law (2013), Islamic Law of Inheritance (2008), and Administrative Tribunals for Civil Servants in Pakistan (1990).

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