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Towards an urban geopolitical analysis of violence in Lyari

Kaker, Sobia Ahmad (2013) Towards an urban geopolitical analysis of violence in Lyari. Centre for Research and Security Studies Blog (12 Jul 2013). Website.

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Abstract

The Lyari district of Karachi has been in the headlines for quite some time. Politically protected criminal reportedly operate out of this ramshackle district. Considered one of the most volatile districts in violence-hit Karachi in southern Pakistan, Lyari has recently witnessed pitched battles between members of alleged criminal syndicates and paramilitary forces. CRSS visiting research fellow herewith provides a brief insight into the embattled Lyari.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://crss.pk/
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE Cities
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GF Human ecology. Anthropogeography
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Sets: Research centres and groups > LSE Cities (Cities Programme)
Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2014 11:05
Last Modified: 03 Oct 2020 23:27
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/60036

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