Category Archives: Turkish – Türkçe

Article: “The Economic Roots of Political Underdevelopment in the Middle East: A Historical Perspective”

The Economic Roots of Political Underdevelopment in the Middle East: A Historical Perspective.” Southern Economic Journal, 78 (2012): 1086-95.

Co-edited book: Aptullah Kuran, “Selçuklular’dan Cumhuriyet’e Türkiye’de Mimarlık / Architecture in Turkey from the Seljuks to the Republic”

kuran-a-selcuklulardan-cumhuriyete-2-originalAptullah Kuran, Selçuklular’dan Cumhuriyet’e Türkiye’de Mimarlık / Architecture in Turkey from the Seljuks to the Republic, ed. by Çiğdem Kafesçioğlu, Lucienne Thys-Şenocak and Timur Kuran (İş Bank Publications, 2012), 788 pp. Table of contents + preface by Timur Kuran + Introduction by  Çiğdem Kafesçioğlu and Lucienne Thys-Şenocak.

Book: The Long Divergence: How Islamic Law Held Back the Middle East

long divergence coverThe Long Divergence: How Islamic Law Held Back the Middle East (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2011).
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Edited book set: Mahkeme Kayıtları Işığında 17. Yüzyıl İstanbul’unda Sosyo-Ekonomik Yaşam / Social and Economic Life in Seventeenth-Century Istanbul: Glimpses from Court Records

cover-ib-book-vol-1-340-510-s(Ed.) Mahkeme Kayıtları Işığında 17. Yüzyıl İstanbul’unda Sosyo-Ekonomik Yaşam / Social and Economic Life in Seventeenth-Century Istanbul: Glimpses from Court Records, 10 vols. (Istanbul: İş Bankası Kültür Yayınları, 2010-13).

Topics of volumes:

  • 1. Guilds and Guildsmen + Communal Affairs of Christians and Jews + Foreigners (932 pp.),
  • 2. Commercial Partnerships (659 pp.),
  • 34. State-Individual Relations, including Taxation (544+708 pp.),
  • 5678. Waqfs (584+650+677+651 pp.),
  • 910. Credit Markets and Uses of Interest (529+497 pp.).

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Book: Islam and Mammon: The Economic Predicaments of Islamism

islam1-originalIslam and Mammon: The Economic Predicaments of Islamism (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2004), xviii + 194 pp.

Article: “The Genesis of Islamic Economics: A Chapter in the Politics of Muslim Identity”

The Genesis of Islamic Economics: A Chapter in the Politics of Muslim Identity ,”Social Research, 64 (Summer 1997): 301-338.

  • Reprint: Islam and Globalization, vol. 4, ed. Shahram Akbarzadeh (New York: Routledge, 2006): 116-42.
  • Turkish translation (by Yasemin Tezgiden): “İslâm Ekonomisinin Doğuşu: Yaralı Müslüman Kimliğini Tedavi Girişimi,” in Timur Kuran,  İslâm’ın Ekonomik Yüzleri (İstanbul: İletişim, 2002): 147-79.

Article: “Islam and Underdevelopment: An Old Puzzle Revisited”

Islam and underdevelopment: An old puzzle revisited,” Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 153 (March 1997): 41-71. Abstract

  • Farsi translation (by Yadullah Dadgar): Naqd va Nazar, 3 (Winter 1997): 310-53.
  • French translation: “L’Islam et le sous-développement: Un vieux puzzle revisité,” Journal des Economistes et des Etudes Humaines , 8 (March 1998): 27-60.
  • Turkish translation (by Cihan Dansuk and Timur Kuran): “İslâm ve Geri Kalmışlık: Eski Bir Muammaya Çözüm Arayışları,” Birikim, 137 (September 2000): 68-89. Revised form reprinted in Timur Kuran, İslâm’ın Ekonomik Yüzleri (Istanbul : İletişim, 2002): 211-253.

Article: “Islamism and Economics: Policy Implications for a Free Society”

“Islamism and Economics: Policy Implications for a Free Society,” in Sohrab Behdad and Farhad Nomani (eds.), Islam and Public Policy [International Review of Comparative Public Policy, vol. 9] (Greenwich, Conn.: JAI Press, 1997): 72-102. Abstract

  • Italian translation (by Anna Caffarena): “La dottrina economica dell’Islam: Una visione alternativa,” Biblioteca della Libertà , 139 (March-April 1997): 35-67.
  • Turkish translation (by Yasemin Tezgiden): “İslâmcılık ve Ekonomi: Hür Bir Toplum İçin Politika Önerileri,” in Timur Kuran,  İslâm’ın Ekonomik Yüzleri (İstanbul: İletişim, 2002): 101-146.
  • Updated version: in Sohrab Behdad and Farhad Nomani (eds.), Islam and the Everyday World:: Public Policy Dilemmas (New York: Routledge, 2008): 38-65.