This exploration delves into the theories of Ibn Khaldun, focusing on his seminal work, the "Muqaddimah," and the concept of Asabiyyah. Asabiyyah, a term denoting social cohesion, is examined in the context of contemporary Punjabi politics, emphasizing its intricate connections with governance, leadership dynamics, and the historical evolution of the region. The synthesis draws from general works on Ibn Khaldun's philosophy, including seminal translations and analyses by scholars such as Rosenthal, Issawi, and Dawood. Additionally, the abstract encompasses broader themes, incorporating references to foundational works of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels on materialism and politics. The relevance of these perspectives is explored in the contemporary landscape through the works of modern theorists like Harvey and Mouffe. This abstract provides a comprehensive entry point into the multifaceted discussions on Asabiyyah, materialism, and politics, urging a reevaluation of social and political dynamics through the lens of Ibn Khaldun's timeless insights and their application in contemporary global contexts.
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