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Why the Middle East lagged behind

the case of Iran

by KaМ„zМЈim К»AlamdaМ„riМ„

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Published by University Press of America, Inc. in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Iran.
    • Subjects:
    • Land reform -- Iran.,
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Iran.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [321]-336) and index.

      StatementKazem Alamdari.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1333.I7 A42 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 343 p. ;
      Number of Pages343
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3314518M
      ISBN 100761828680
      LC Control Number2004105763
      OCLC/WorldCa59006498

      A comprehensive history from the world’s foremost authority on the Middle East. In a sweeping and vivid survey, renowned historian Bernard Lewis charts the history of the Middle East over the last 2, years, from the birth of Christianity through the modern era, focusing on the successive transformations that have shaped it/5(97). BriseBois: 'Our record has lagged behind our play on the ice' At the season's midway point, Lightning GM Julien BriseBois offers his thoughts on the state of the BoltsAuthor: Bryan Burns.


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Author: Kāẓim ʻAlamdārī. Why the Middle East lagged behind: the case of Iran. [Kāẓim ʻAlamdārī] -- "Capitalism was the engine of modern development in the West. The land tenure system in the Middle East, in contrast to the West, was an obstacle to the development of capitalism. Kazem Alamdari is the author of Why the Middle East Lagged Behind ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 1 review, published )4/5.

Why the Middle East Lagged Behind. Capitalism was the engine of modern development in the West. The land tenure system in the Middle East, in contrast to the West, was an obstacle to the development of capitalism. In the West, feudalism resulted in a capitalist mode of production, and was driven by private ownership of land.

In Iran, these fundamentals were. The delay resulted from the persistent simplicity of the private enterprises formed under Islamic law. Weak property rights reinforced the private sector’s stagnation by driving capital out of commerce and into rigid waqfs.

Waqfs limited economic development through their inflexibility. So it may certainly correct to say that European colonization of the Middle East exacerbated the divergence (and I buy that this is the case, particularly for the latter half of the 20 th century), but it is inconceivable that it was the root cause.

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And many Arabs and other Muslims think the basic problem is Western. Scientific work, therefore, requires a competence in reading, writing, and comprehending English, an area in which Muslims overall lag behind other peoples, such as Chinese, Thais, and by:   Despite efforts to improve education in the s, the Ottoman Empire lagged far behind its European competitors in literacy, so by.

Why Does the Muslim World Lag in Science. by Aaron Segal Middle East Quarterly June Aaron Segal, professor of political science at the University of Texas, El Paso, is the author of An Atlas of International Migration (Bowker, ) and Learning by Doing: Science, Technology and the Developing World (Westview, ).

Kuran, author of The Long Divergence: How Islamic Law Held Back the Middle East and the forthcoming Freedoms Delayed: Political Legacies of Islamic Law, shows how Islamic law, which had initially helped create a dynamic economy and tolerant culture, later became an obstacle to capitalist growth and liberal values.

Jean-Pascal Bassino & Jeffrey G. Williamson, "From Commodity Booms to Economic Miracles: Why Southeast Asian Industry Lagged Behind," UP School of Economics Discussion PapersUniversity of the Philippines School of Economics. Well it hasn’t, but the people asking these kind of loaded questions either seriously lack culture themselves, or just want to legitimize their own prejudices by appealing to history.

You’d think that someone who simply doesn’t know much about Eas. The European assertion of why Muslims fell behind in science was the negative attitude Islamic scholars. "If there were no scholars like al-Ghazali, then there would also be discoveries and innovations in the Islamic world." While the West overcame scholastic philosophy, the Middle East failed.

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Ranked globally by regions, the Middle East is ahead of sub-Saharan Africa, slightly behind Latin America, and increasingly behind East Asia in terms of scientific expenditures and output. [29] National Academy of Sciences, Scientists and Human Rights in Syria (Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, ).

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