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Development Models in Muslim Contexts: Chinese, 'Islamic' and Neo-liberal Alternatives

Robert Springborg


Recent discussions of the‘Chinese economic development model’, the emergence of an alternative ‘Muslim model’ over the past quarter century, and the faltering globalisation of the ‘Washington Consensus’ all point to the need to investigate more systematically the nature of these models and their competitive attractions. This is especially the case in the Muslim world, which both spans different economic and geographic categories and is itself the progenitor of a development model. The ‘Chinese model’ has attracted the greatest attention in step with that country's phenomenal growth and therefo ... More

Keywords: globalisation, Washington Consensus, Africa, Latin America, political economy, governance, economic development

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780748639687
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639687.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert Springborg, author