The Resource Culture, institutions, and development : new insights into an old debate, edited by Jean-Philippe Platteau and Robert Peccoud

Culture, institutions, and development : new insights into an old debate, edited by Jean-Philippe Platteau and Robert Peccoud

Label
Culture, institutions, and development : new insights into an old debate
Title
Culture, institutions, and development
Title remainder
new insights into an old debate
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jean-Philippe Platteau and Robert Peccoud
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Does culture matter? This question has taken on added significance since fundamentalist revivalism has recently gained ground in different parts of the world. The old controversy between Max Weber and Karl Marx, which centres around the extent to which cultural factors such as social norms and values affect economic growth is of critical importance, particularly because of its policy implications. Indeed, if culture is not an autonomous factor susceptible to influencing economic realities, it should not matter and public authorities can dispense with thinking about cultural interventions. On t
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
306.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD75
LC item number
.C86 2011 Online
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Routledge Studies in Development Economics
Label
Culture, institutions, and development : new insights into an old debate, edited by Jean-Philippe Platteau and Robert Peccoud
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I Overview of issues -- The role of culture in development: An overview -- Culture and development: The continuing tension between modern standards and local contexts -- Culture and development: Do social struggles make a difference? -- Part II Religion, family and ethnicity -- Economic underdevelopment in the Middle East: The historical roles of culture, institutions and religion; Comments on Timur Kuran's chapter -- Family and kinship ties in development: An economist's perspective -- The demand for disadvantage -- Part III Culture and entrepreneurship -- Markets and the diffusion of institutional innovations -- Culture, management and development -- The invention of traditions and entrepreneurship: A critical perspective -- Culture matters for poverty, but not because of a culture of poverty: Notes on analytics and policy -- Comments on Michael Walton's chapter -- Comments on Michael Walton's chapter
Control code
ocn670411806
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (289 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780415580076
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612886010
Other physical details
illustrations, digital
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b25010980
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)670411806
  • pebco0203843339

Library Locations

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