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Engineering Electoral Design in Terms of Globalization of Institutions: A Case Study of Pakistan

Lubna Batool, Manzoor Ahmad and Syed Ali Shah
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Lubna Batool: Lecturer,Department of Political Science,University of Gujrat, Punjab, Pakistan.
Manzoor Ahmad: Assistant Professor,Department of Political Science, Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan, KP, Pakistan.
Syed Ali Shah: Assistant Professor, Department of Pakistan Studies, Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan, KP, Pakistan.

Global Political Review, 2018, vol. 3, issue 1, 44-55

Abstract: Pakistan needs reforms in electoral institutions inherited from the colonial era which have minimal roots in its diverse soil led to political wrangling in federating units for more representational space in the federal structure. Conflict management through the engineering of an inclusive electoral system in Pakistan is the aim of this paper. The challenge of changing demographics and the demand for a fair share in power can be met with the introduction of a suitable reform package as set forth by the Supreme Court of Pakistan in its verdict in June 2012. With this decision in view, this paper attempts to examine a feasible way to introduce a less perilous electoral packa

Keywords: Alternative Vote (AV); Electoral Globalization; Colonial Plantation; Regional Imitation; Preferential Vote (PV) (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: R00 Z0 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018
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DOI: 10.31703/gpr.2018(III-I).05

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