Specific Economic Development of the Modern Islamic States (studying Turkey and Iran)
(M.: Gorodets Publishing House, 2006. - 288 p.) N. Y. Ulchenko - head of the Turkey Department of the Russian Academy of Science's Institute for Oriental Studies, Ph. D. in economics. N. M. Mamedova - head of the Iran Department of the Russian Academy of Science's Institute for Oriental Studies, Ph. D. in economics.The authors attempt to correlate theoretical provisions of the paradigm of economics in Islam with economic activities carried out by the Turkish and Iranian governments who position themselves as pro-Islamic and Islamic elites. The following issues are brought into sharp focus: what economic development models are seen optimal, specific features of these models, how flexible they are and to what extent the two countries' leaders are ready to deviate from their dogmatic canons when pressed by unstable economic outlook. This book can be of interest to professionals engaged in the global economy and international economic relations issues as well as to teachers and students at economics-focused universities.