Sous-déloppement économique au moyen-orient: Le rôle historique de la culture, des institutions et de la religion

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Can worldwide disparities in levels of development be explained by institutional or cultural factors? In Timur Kuran's view, the belated development of the Middle East may be explained by structural factors embedded in Islamic institutions rather than in Islamic culture itself. Attitudes and behaviour traditionally attributed to Islamic culture are in fact nothing more than the current-day expression of these factors and should not be interpreted outside a conjunctural context.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kuran, PT

Published Date

  • November 4, 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 226 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 31 - 54

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0002-0478

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3917/afco.226.0031

Citation Source

  • Scopus