Economic Liberalisation, Social Capital and Islamic Welfare Provision by J. HarriganEconomic Liberalisation, Social Capital and Islamic Welfare Provision by J. Harrigan

Economic Liberalisation, Social Capital and Islamic Welfare Provision

byJ. Harrigan

Hardcover | February 25, 2009

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This book looks at two aspects of Islamic activity in the Middle East and North Africa, the development of social capital and the provision of welfare services, within the context of economic liberalisation programmes to see whether the retrenchment of the state under liberalisation has created a space for Islamic-based activities.
JANE HARRIGAN is Professor of Economics and Head of the Economics Department at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK. She has studied at Oxford and Cambridge Universities and at Harvard and was previously a Senior Lecturer at Manchester University, UK. She is co-author of the two-volume book Aid a...
Title:Economic Liberalisation, Social Capital and Islamic Welfare ProvisionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:214 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.69 inPublished:February 25, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230202195

ISBN - 13:9780230202191


Table of Contents

Islamic Social Welfare and Political Islam in the Arab World Social Capital, Faith-Based Welfare and Islam 'You Reap What You Plant': The Historical Evolution of Social Networks in Jordan Faith-Based Welfare and Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood Movement Economic Liberalisation, Poverty and Faith-Based Welfare Provision in Egypt 1991-2006 Economic Reform, Social Welfare, Civic Society and Islamists in Morocco Structural Reform and the Political Economy of Poverty Reduction in Tunisia: What Role for Civil Society? Conclusion and Synthesis: What Can be Learnt from our Four Country Studies?