The illusion of progress in the Arab world : a critique of Western misconstructions / Galal Amin ; translated by David Wilmsen.
"Egyptian economist Galal Amin here takes on the terms of the debate between the Arab world and the west. Amin deconstructs in his own inimitable style the language and underlying assumptions with which the west habitually assails Arab countries and politics. In Amin's view, the western co...
Cairo ; New York :
The American University in Cairo Press,
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|Uniform Title:||Khurāfat al-taqaddum wa-al-taʼakhkhur.|
- 1. The illusion of progress
- 2. Economic development
- 3. Human development
- 4. Freedom
- 5. Democracy
- 6. Capitalism
- 7. Human rights
- 8. The information revolution
- 9. Ethics
- 10. Terrorism
- 11. Progress backward?
- 12. Modernization or reform?