Ahmet T. Kuru on Islam, Authoritarianism, and Underdevelopment

New Books in Economics | 25 March 2020 | 1h 01m | Listen Later | Spotify
Interview with Ahmet T. Kuru about his book Islam, Authoritarianism and Underdevelopment: A Global and Historical Comparison. Traces the evolution of the state in Muslim countries, laying bare the roots of modern-day, illiberal, authoritarian or autocratic states that are characterized by some form of often rent-driven state capitalism and frequently expansionary in their effort to ensure regime survival and increase rents.

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