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A Cry for Justice: Empirical Insights from Balochistan

ISBN : 9780199408047

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¥3,465
Author: 
Kaiser Bengali
Pages
168 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
179 x 237 mm
Pub date
Apr 2018
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A Cry for Justice documents five different aspects of underdevelopment and deprivation in Balochistan: gas pricing, federal development expenditure, federal social protection, federal civil service and structure of electoral representation. It details the facts of systematic economic exploitation, discrimination and neglect that Balochistan has shouldered and continues to face.

Index: 

List of Boxes, Charts, and Tables
List of Maps
Acknowledgements
Note on Photographs
Foreword
Preface
1 The Great Gas Grievance
2 Chronic Development Deficit
3 Deficit in Social Protection
4 Imbalance in Services
5 Representational Imbalances
Epilogue
Annexures

About the author: 

Dr Kaiser Bengali is an economist with over 35 years of experience in teaching, research, and policy advisory. He has a Masters in Economics from the Boston University, USA, and a PhD in Economics from the University of Karachi, Pakistan.He has been associated with prestigious institutions in Pakistan such as the AERC, University of Karachi, SDPI, SZABIST, PILER, and was Managing Director of the SPDC, Karachi. Dr Bengali's international academic and consultancy experience includes work at the Institut Universitaire d'Etudes du Developpment, University of Geneva, Switzerland, and the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, UK, and with international organizations in Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia, Eritrea, and Kenya. He has also held a number of government positions and has served as Head of the Chief Minister's Policy Reform Unit, Government of Balochistan, and Advisor to the Chief Minister of Sindh for Planning and Development.

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