By Nafisa Hoodbhoy
‘Aboard the Democracy Train’ is ready politics and journalism in Pakistan. it's a gripping front-line account of the country’s decade of turbulent democracy (1988-1999), as informed in the course of the eyes of the one girl reporter operating in the course of the Zia period at ‘Dawn’, Pakistan’s best English language newspaper. during this quantity, the writer unearths her specific studies and assurance of ethnic violence, women’s rights and media freedoms. The narrative presents an perception into the politics of the Pak-Afghan quarter within the submit Sep 11 period, and exposes how the absence of rule of legislations claimed the lifetime of its in simple terms girl major minister.
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For example, Richard Neustadt in his classic work (Presidential Power) argued that the presidency in terms of formal powers is at best an “invaluable clerkship” since there are few opportunities for presidents to effectively issue commands. ” While Neustadt emphasizes the need for a president to act like a fox in order to avoid performing only as a clerk, Richard Pious (The American Presidency) emphasizes his constitutional authority as a source of political power. Presidents are engaged in a continual process of constitutional interpretation, claiming themselves authority both when the constitution speaks and when it is silent.
Aboard the Democracy Train: A Journey through Pakistan's Last Decade of Democracy (Anthem Politics and International Relations) by Nafisa Hoodbhoy