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New Pakistani Middle Class

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ISBN-10: 0674280032

ISBN-13: 9780674280038

Edition: 2017

Authors: Ammara Maqsood

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Pakistan's presence in the outside world is dominated by images of religious extremism and violence. These images-and the narratives that interpret them-inform events in the international realm, but they also twist back around to shape local class politics. In The New Pakistani Middle Class, Ammara Maqsood focuses on life in contemporary Lahore, where she unravels these narratives to show how central they are for understanding competition and the quest for identity among middle-class groups. Lahore's traditional middle class has asserted its position in the socioeconomic hierarchy by wielding significant social capital and dominating the politics and economics of urban life. For this…    
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Book details

List price: $44.95
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 11/24/2017
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 208
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.49" long x 0.94" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Ammara Maqsood is ESRC Future Research Leaders Fellow at the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology and Junior Research Fellow at St Catherine's College, University of Oxford.