The Legacy of Poverty, Marginalization and Underdevelopment in Balochistan: Historical, Political and Social Factors

6 Pages Posted: 8 Oct 2012

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Musarrat Jabeen

COMSATS Institute of Information Technology - Development Studies

Ehsan Inamullah

COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Abbotabad

Mariam Arif

COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Abbotabad

Rubeena Batool

University of Balochistan - Gender and Development Studies

Date Written: October 8, 2012

Abstract

The correlates of marginalization are poverty and underdevelopment. This paper is concerned about the dynamics of marginalization and Balochistan in relevancy to strategic, political and economic systems. This study asserts that the determining factors of marginalization of Balochistan are; historical, political, and international. The objective of this study is to map out the determining factors of marginalization and propose some policy suggestions to create compatibility between global geo-economic trends and the interests of native population by managing marginalization for the development of Balochistan.

Keywords: poverty, marginalization, underdevelopment, legacy

Suggested Citation

Jabeen, Musarrat and Inamullah, Ehsan and Arif, Mariam and Batool, Rubeena, The Legacy of Poverty, Marginalization and Underdevelopment in Balochistan: Historical, Political and Social Factors (October 8, 2012). OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development, Vol. 4, No. 12, pp. 91-96, 2012, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2158812

Musarrat Jabeen (Contact Author)

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Ehsan Inamullah

COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Abbotabad ( email )

University Road
Tobe Camp
Abbotabad, Khyber Pakhtun Khawa 22060
Pakistan

Mariam Arif

COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Abbotabad ( email )

University Road
Tobe Camp
Abbotabad, Khyber Pakhtun Khawa 22060
Pakistan

Rubeena Batool

University of Balochistan - Gender and Development Studies ( email )

Quetta
Pakistan

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