The Boundaries of Afghans' Political Imagination : the Normative-Axiological Aspects of Afghan Tradition.

In this book, The Boundaries of Afghans' Political Imagination, the author seeks an answer to the question of how tradition, specifically its normative-axiological aspects, shapes the political attitudes and actions of the Afghans. The author points to two different concepts of social order whi...

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Author / Creator:Sierakowska-Dyndo, Jolanta.
Imprint:Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013.
Description:1 online resource (209 pages)
Language:English
Subject:Political anthropology -- Afghanistan.
Tribal government -- Afghanistan.
Sufism -- Political aspects -- Afghanistan.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Essays.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- General.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- National.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Reference.
Political anthropology.
Politics and government.
Tribal government.
Afghanistan -- Sociological aspects.
Afghanistan -- Politics and government.
Afghanistan.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11276422
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ISBN:9781443865722
1443865729
1322070318
9781322070315
9781443842297
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-182) and index.
English translation from the Polish.
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Summary:In this book, The Boundaries of Afghans' Political Imagination, the author seeks an answer to the question of how tradition, specifically its normative-axiological aspects, shapes the political attitudes and actions of the Afghans. The author points to two different concepts of social order which are moulded by the Pashtunwali: on the one hand, a tribal code which is part of Pashto language tradition; and on the other hand, by Sufism, the religious and philosophical current in Islam expressed ...
Other form:Print version: Sierakowska-Dyndo, Jolanta. Boundaries of Afghans' Political Imagination : The Normative-Axiological Aspects of Afghan Tradition. Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, ©2013 9781443842297