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Author Tausch, Arno, 1951-
Title The political algebra of global value change : general models and implications for the Muslim world / Arno Tausch, Almas Heshmati and Hichem Karoui.
Imprint New York : Nova Publishers, [2015]
©2015

Author Tausch, Arno, 1951-
Series Economic issue, problems and perpectives
Economic issue, problems and perpectives.
Subject Globalization -- Political aspects -- Islamic countries.
Globalization -- Economic aspects -- Islamic countries.
Islamic countries -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Islamic countries -- Economic conditions -- 21st century.
Alt Name Heshmati, Almas,
Qarawī, Hishām, 1955-
Description 1 online resource (xii, 520 pages .).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents THE POLITICAL ALGEBRA OF GLOBAL VALUE CHANGE: GENERAL MODELS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR THE MUSLIM WORLD; THE POLITICAL ALGEBRA OF GLOBAL VALUE CHANGE: GENERAL MODELS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR THE MUSLIM WORLD; Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data; CONTENTS; ABOUT THIS BOOK; BIOGRAPHY OF AUTHORS; EXECUTIVE SUMMARY; WHAT WE AIMED TO ACHIEVE; 1. BACKGROUND; 2. THE METHODOLOGY OF THIS PROJECT.
3. the dark side of economics: why it is good from an economist"s perspective that sociology starts to analyse world values survey data on the shadow economy and why corruption is a development impediment4. the sociological and psychological theories of global values; 5. towards a new political geography of human values; 6. the global analysis of feminism and its regional implications for the muslim world. voices from quantitative social science and from a religious muslim viewpoint; 7. human values and the "arab spring"; 8. islamic values, knowledge, and morals.
9. GRETCHEN, PERMISSIVENESS AND ECONOMIC GROWTH10. THE IMPLOSION OF "SELF-EXPRESSION" IN THE WEST AND FURTHER DOUBTS ABOUT THE CORRECTNESS OF INGLEHART"S THEORY IN THE LIGHT OF THE NEW DIRECT MEASUREMENTS OF SELF-EXPRESSION VALUES FROM THE WORLD VALUES SURVEY, 2010-2014; 11. WHAT THE IMPORTANCE GIVEN TO GOD BY HUMANS DOES TO SOCIETY; 12. HOFSTEDE, SCHWARTZ, INGLEHART ANDTHE FUTURE OF WORLD DEVELOPMENT; Chapter 1: BACKGROUND; 1.1. THE CRISIS OF THE WEST; 1.3. THE SOCIOLOGY OF RELIGIONS, THE CRISIS IN THE WEST, AND DECAY OF RELIGIOUS VALUES AND THE RISE OFTHE SHADOW ECONOMY AND SOCIAL ANOMALY.
1.3. IBN KHALDŪN (1332-1406) AND THE ROLE OFVALUES IN CIVILIZATION1.4. TOWARDS STUDYING THE KHALDŪN/BUDDENBROOKS CYCLE; 1.5. ROBERT BARRO AND THE STUDY OF HUMAN VALUES; 1.6. BARRO AND THE CYCLES OF CONVERGENCE AND DIVERGENCE; 1.7. THE DECLINE OF WESTERN COUNTRIES, THE ANALYSISOF GLOBAL VALUES AND THE WORLD SYSTEM POSITIONOF THE ARAB AND THE MUSLIM WORLD; 1.8. THE WORLD VALUES SURVEY PROJECT -A NECESSARY TOOL TO ASSESS GLOBAL VALUE CHANGE; 1.9. THE WORLD VALUES SURVEY PROJECT AND DATAFROM THE MUSLIM WORLD; Chapter 2: THE METHODOLOGY OF THIS PROJECT; 2.1. INTRODUCTION.
2.2. THE COMPOSITE INDEX METHODOLOGY2.3. MEASUREMENT OF CORRELATION RELATIONSHIPS; 2.4. SIMPLE, MULTIPLE AND STEPWISE REGRESSION ANALYSIS; 2.5. SURVEY ANALYSIS, AGGREGATION OF DATA AND SAMPLING; 2.6. BRIEF SUMMARY; Chapter 3: THE DARK SIDE OF ECONOMICS: WHY IT IS GOOD TO ANALYZE WORLD VALUES SURVEY DATA ON THE SHADOW ECONOMY AND WHY CORRUPTION IS A DEVELOPMENT IMPEDIMENT; 3.1. INTRODUCTION; 3.2. SHADOW ECONOMY; 3.3. ECONOMIC FREEDOM, CORRUPTION AND ECONOMIC GROWTH; 3.4. EFFECTIVE DEMOCRACY AND ECONOMIC GROWTH; 3.5. BRIEF SUMMARY OF THE DARK SIDES OF ECONOMICS.
Summary This book is intended to provide a new approach to the study of global values and global value change, based on representative international survey data, above all, the World Values Survey. This theme is of growing interest not only to the international social science community, but also international policy makers and business and financial executives in the framework of international values and business studies. Since the book is also designed to serve advanced graduate courses in sociology, political science and economics at Universities, government and business staff training centers, dipl.
ISBN 9781633216891 (electronic bk.)
1633216896 (electronic bk.)
9781629488998
1629488992 (hardcover)
OCLC # 897948427
Additional Format Print version: Tausch, Arno. Political algebra of global value change 9781629488998



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