Oil and Islam: Social and Economic Issues (The Petroleum Research Series in Petrolem Economics & Politics)( Review 26 ) Read Online Download Now
Oil and Islam examines the links between the changes in the oil industry in the Middle East and North Africa, and the growth of politically radical movements referring to Islam. The book charts the rise in oil revenues in the 1970's and early 1980's, and the subsequent economic and social failures of the region in the 1990's, leading to a decline in the fortunes of the oil industry and the possibility of a post-oil era. The differing fortunes of the oil industry are therefore charted against a background of historical, religious, economic and social issues and, more importantly, social unrest. A major proposition of this book is that the Islamist movements in the Muslim countries represent a social revolt as well as an assertion of cultural and national identity in the wake of an unsuccessful or incomplete modernisation based on oil.
Oil and Islam: Social and Economic Issues (The ...
Business And Accounts
August 4, 1997
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