This book, first published in 1977, aims to present a Muslim view of development and highlights some of the related issues that were being debated in the Muslim world. The author outlines the parameters of the Muslim world as well as the Muslim world-view, and provides an analysis of science, science policy and Muslim culture. This title will be of interest to students of economic and social policy, as well as students of Middle Eastern studies.
Preface; Introduction; 1. What Forms the Muslim World? 2. A Muslim View of Science 3. Science Policy and Development 4. Cultural and Ethnic Dimensions of Development 5. The Social Side of Development 6. Aid, Trade and the New Economic Order 7. A Question of Priorities: Agriculture or Industry? 8. Imported Know-How or Technological Self-Reliance? 9. R & D: Basic or Applied? 10. Paths of Academia 11. The Future; Appendices; Bibliography; Index
The seven volumes in this set, originally published between 1923 and 1987, explore the influence of Islam on law, politics, science, and development in the Muslim world. This set will be of interest to students of both Islamic and Middle Eastern studies.