Introduction Pakistan Studies Course Instructor:-ASMA JAVED e-mail:-email@example.com 03004262701 -
Compulsory course • Two credit hours • Total of 100 marks • Course is divided into Two parts
Pakistan movement 1885-1947 • Ideology of Pakistan • War of independence and the subsequent role of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan • Growth of Separatism and Two Nation Theory • Allama Muhammad Iqbal – Idea of Pakistan • Overview of Muslim politics in United India from 1906 to 1940 • Demand of Pakistan and its fulfilment under the dynamic leadership of Quaid-I- Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
2. Political and Constitutional development:- • Constitutional Developments from 1947 to 1956 • Objective Resolution • 1956 Constitution • 1962 and 1973 Constitutions • Returning of Democracy • Democracy vs. Authoritarianism
3. Society and Culture • Cultural roots • Role of religion in society • Social life, Culture and Languages • Ethnic diversity and pluralism • Ethnic and Linguistic Problems • Social and Economic Problems • Human rights • Gender issues
4. Foreign Policy of Pakistan: • An overview of Pakistan’s foreign policy • geo-strategic importance of Pakistan • Basic principles and goals of Pakistan’s foreign policy • Regional and international environment
5. Pakistan in Modern Nation state system • Pakistan’s Relations with its neighboring countries • Pakistan and Muslim World • Pakistan’s role in regional and International Organizations i.e. United Nations, SAARC, OIC, Non Aligned Movement (NAM), ASEAN etc. • Post 9/11 Pakistan • Pakistan and War on terrorism
Methodology • Class Lectures and Discussions will be the method of teaching and learning • Readings will be recommended/provided, but students should have to prepare their notes themselves • Study will be based on analysis and critics but not just on narration of events
Cramming will be strongly discouraged • 50 % course is consisted of Daily newspaper knowledge, So daily newspaper reading is highly recommended. • Research papers and Presentations will be delivered in groups.
SOP’s • 80 % Attendance is compulsory • No attendance of late comers • No make up Sessional/quizzes • Students will consult the library for study material • All covered course will be included in upcoming exams.
Assessment • 1st sessional 10 marks • 2nd sessional 15 marks • Research paper/Book review & Presentation/Viva 15 marks • Quizzes & Assignment 10 marks • Terminal 50 marks