THE PAKISTAN DEVELOPMENT REVIEW
Mohibul Haq Sahibzada (ed). Poverty Alleviation in Pakistan: Present Scenario and Future Strategy. Islamabad: Institute of Policy Studies and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, 1997. 392 pages. Hardbound. Price not given.
This book is a collection of sixteen papers presented at a seminar on poverty alleviation organised by the Institute of Policy Studies, Islamabad in December 1995. The objectives of this seminar was to highlight the issues of poverty; to critically evaluate the public policies and strategies connected to it; and to present the solutions to poverty eradication with special reference to the Islamic approach. The book starts with an introduction that describes the main theme. The rest of the book is divided into five parts.