Archive | 08/08/2011

Teacher is the Key

Posted on August 8, 2011 by Faisal Bari If you talk to public sector teachers or teacher representatives, across Pakistan, they tell you how frustrating their jobs are. They feel they are not given proper career paths (why can a teacher not reach Grade 22), their input, even in pedagogic and curriculum areas, is not taken into policymaking […]

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Negative/Positive Liberty and Private/Public Divide

Private/Public dichotomy has many faces in the Western philosophical and political discourse. The one, which is of concern in this post, has to do with the idea of negative and positive liberties. I am aware that I won’t be able to do justice to these complex concepts in the Western political theory in the space […]

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