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Schools and Families: Reproduction of Class Hierarchies through Education in Pakistan

Schools and Families: Reproduction of Class Hierarchies through Education in Pakistan Hazir Ullah1 and Johar Ali2 Abstract Children‟s expectations of education and career are largely determined by their early educational influence and family socio-economic backgrounds. There is a long history of sociological research in the Western world that recognizes the impact of educational system and […]

Conflict and Ethnic Identity: Pukhtunwali and Purdahin Conflict Ridden Swat, Pakistan

Conflict and Ethnic Identity: Pukhtunwali and Purdahin Conflict Ridden Swat, Pakistan Syed Wasif Azim1, Muhammad Ayub Jan2 and Nathalie Williams3 Abstract This study argues that the recent conflict and violence in Swat, a Pukhtun populated region of Pakistan, has diverse and multiple impacts onPurdah, a socio-cultural code of Pukhtun culture (Pukhtunwali), which is in turn a significant performing […]

Critical Discourse Analysis: Jirga and its Survival in Pakistan

Critical Discourse Analysis: Jirga and its Survival in Pakistan Lal Zaman1, Qaisar Khan2 and Arab Naz3 Abstract The government of Pakistan has decided to merge Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. However, this merger is not ceremonial. It would result in the union of two parallel if not contradictory life styles. The tribal people take […]

Analyzing Definition of Terrorism as Contained in Anti-Terrorism Act, 1997 in Perspective of Principle of Legality with Emphasis on Element of Intention and Issues Ancillary to it

Analyzing Definition of Terrorism as Contained in Anti-Terrorism Act, 1997 in Perspective of Principle of Legality with Emphasis on Element of Intention and Issues Ancillary to it Hidayat Ur Rehman Abstract The very first thing to do for countering terrorism is to define it. However, the word terrorism has been proven too tricky to be defined, in […]

Translation and Validation of Criminogenic Cognition Scale into Urdu Language

Translation and Validation of Criminogenic Cognition Scale into Urdu Language Muhammad Jamil and Shameem Fatima Abstract The main objective of the study was to translate the criminogenic cognitions scale into Urdu language and to establish psychometric prosperities of the Urdu version. Brislin’s (1986) standard procedure of forward and backward translation, committee approach, and pretesting was […]

A Cop of Honour and Intellect

A Cop of Honour and Intellect Qaiser Khan PESHAWAR: Fasihuddin is the most misunderstood police officer I have ever seen in my life, once remarked former Inspector General of Police Muhammad Akram. Fasihuddin worked under his command some 20 years back. “The reason may not be of anyone else but of his own. He doesn‟t […]