Economy and Culture in Pakistan

Migrants and Cities in a Muslim Society

  • Hastings Donnan
  • Pnina Werbner

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Hastings Donnan, Pnina Werbner
    Pages 1-34
  3. Frits Selier
    Pages 35-61
  4. Jan van der Linden
    Pages 62-76
  5. Hamza Alavi
    Pages 124-142
  6. Saifur Rahman Sherani
    Pages 216-246
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 269-287

About this book


An examination of the economic and cultural implications of the massive national and international movements of ordinary people in a single Muslim society - Pakistan. Topics covered range from nationhood and nationalities to migration, death and martrydom in rural Pakistan.


community migration Nation politics violence

Editors and affiliations

  • Hastings Donnan
    • 1
  • Pnina Werbner
    • 2
  1. 1.The Queen’s University of BelfastUK
  2. 2.Department of SociologyUniversity of ManchesterUK

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