Government and society in Afghanistan

the reign of Amir" Abd al-Rahman Khan
  • 328 Pages
  • 1.69 MB
  • English
University of Texas Press , Austin, London
Afghanistan -- Social condit
Statementby Hasan Kawun Kakar.
SeriesModernMiddle East series -- no.5
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv,328p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21236055M
ISBN 100292727186

Government and Society in Afghanistan: The Reign of Amir ‘Abd al-Rahman Khan (Cmes Modern Middle East) Paperback – Janu Cited by: The Government and society in Afghanistan book part of the book covers the government of the Amir, from the personality of the ruler down to the operation of his new bureaucrats at the local level.

Here Kakar presents a comprehensive treatment of the Afghan system of taxation and local government.5/5(1). Government and Society in Afghanistan The Reign of Amir ‘Abd al-Rahman Khan By Hasan Kawun Kakar This is an authoritative study of the administrative, social, and economic structure of Afghanistan during a decisive stage in its history.

Buy This Book in Print summary This is an authoritative study of the administrative, social, and economic structure of Afghanistan during a decisive stage in its by: By examining how foreign aid affected state building in Afghanistan since the US militarily intervened in Afghanistan in late until the end of President Hamid Karzai’s first term inthis book reveals the dynamic and complex relations between the Afghan government and foreign donors in their efforts to rebuild state institutions.

"Afghanistan: A Cultural and Political History makes a serious attempt to survey and analyze the changing political, cultural, and social landscapes of the country from the ancient time to the present. It provides meaningful and objective insights into governance, state legitimacy, social and economic development, and foreign interventions, and Afghan responses to them, with an admirable degree of Cited by: 2 Olivier Roy, ”L’Afghanistan: Islam et modernité politique”, Coll.

Esprit/Seuil, represented the community to the State (at district level) and vice versa the State to the community. The difficulty of any pre-war Government in Afghanistan was that the Afghan society had no limited territory and power structures on which the StateFile Size: KB. War, politics and Society in afghanistan is the best book written on this very intricate topic.

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Afghanistan (ăfgăn´Ĭstăn´, ăfgän´Ĭstän´), officially Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, republic ( est.

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pop. 33,),sq mi (, sq km), S central istan is bordered by Iran on the west, by Pakistan on the east and south, and by Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan on the north; a narrow strip, the Vakhan (Wakhan), extends in the northeast along. Society - Ethnicity and Tribe. Afghanistan is home not only to several religious sects but also to a host of different ethnic, linguistic, and tribal groups.

Even with this help, Government of Afghanistan still faces number of challenges, including low revenue collection, anemic job creation, high levels of corruption, weak government capacity, and poor public infrastructure.

In Afghanistan's growth rate was only marginally above that of. This is a great book on the details of Abdur Rahman Khan's reign by Hasan Kawun Kakar, one of the most eminent scholars on Afghanistan. Few books in English better describe the society, politics, military affairs, and economics of a specific ruler in Afghan history.5/5.

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Government and society in Afghanistan. Austin: University of Texas Press, © (OCoLC) Afghanistan - Afghanistan - Struggle for democracy: Conditions continued to deteriorate in late Blame for the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City and a simultaneous attack on the Pentagon near Washington, D.C., on September 11 quickly centred on members of a Muslim extremist group, al-Qaeda, based in Afghanistan and headed by bin Laden.

Citation: Bahmani J () The Role of Civil Society in Development. J Civil Legal Sci 5: doi: / Volume 5 • Issue 6 • J Civil Legal Sci, an open access journalAuthor: Javad Bahmani. This book presents a comprehensive overall assessment of the current state of politics and society in Afghanistan, outlining the difficulties and discussing the future possibilities.

Many of the contributors are Afghans or Afghan insiders, who are able to put forward a much richer view of the situation than outside foreign observers.

Afghanistan - Afghanistan - Daily life and social customs: Religion has long played a paramount role in the daily life and social customs of Afghanistan. Even under the mujahideen leaders, Afghanistan appeared to be on a course of Islamization: the sale of alcohol was banned, and women were pressured to cover their heads in public and adopt traditional Muslim dress.

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Marine Corps transports you from the scholar’s study directly to the. Library of Congress – Federal Research Division Country Profile: Afghanistan, August the Achaemenian emperor Darius III and subdued local resistance in the territory that is now Afghanistan.

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The capital of Afghanistan is its largest city, Kabul.A serene city of mosques and gardens during the storied reign of the emperor Bābur (–30), founder of the Mughal dynasty, and for centuries an important entrepôt on the Silk Road, Kabul lay in ruins following the long and violent Afghantoo, fared much of the country, its economy in shambles and its people scattered and.

Iraq - Iraq - Government and society: From to Iraq was ruled by the Baʿath (Arabic: “Renaissance”) Party. Under a provisional constitution adopted by the party inIraq was confirmed as a republic, with legislative power theoretically vested in an elected legislature but also in the party-run Revolutionary Command Council (RCC), without whose approval no law could be.

“It’s worth it,” says Attash Mashal, a civil engineer and government employee. “Most of the books we read can’t be accessed in Afghanistan, so we search for them online and print out copies.

On the one hand it has prevented the central government from promoting modernity, while on the other hand, it has provided crucial social capital for the resilience of the Afghan society to external shocks, such as war, drought and failed governance.4 Absent of a functioning government sincein most parts of Afghanistan, the tribal andFile Size: KB.

A second unnamed Treasury Department official told government interviewers that soon after he arrived in Afghanistan in the summer ofhe met with an American who had been working on contract.

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USAID partners with NGOs to deliver assistance across all regions and sectors in which we work and to promote inclusive economic growth, strengthen health and education at the community level, support civil society in democratic reforms and assist countries.Afghanistan: State and Society, Great Power Politics, and the Way Ahead Findings from an No part of this book may be reproduced in any form by any electronic or mechanical means (including photocopying, recording, or information storage and retrieval) Afghanistan—Politics and government—–—Congresses.

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