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mostly the work of Douglass C. North. See North Thomas, 1973. North expanded his investigation of national economies and economic growth in his ISLAMIC INSTITUTIONS AND PROPERTY RIGHTS: THE CASE OF THE ÔPUBLIC GOODÕ WAQF* BY MAYA SHATZMILLER (University of Western Ontario) Abstract The paper examines the

In: Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient
Author: Melissa Chakars

Buryat Literature as a Political and Cultural Institution from the 1950s to the 1970s MELISSA A. CHAKARS University of North Carolina Wilmington chakarsm@uncw.edu ABSTRACT This paper explores the history of Buryat literature as an institution in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. Buryat literature

In: Inner Asia
Author: Ellen Lust-Okar

Competitive Authoritarianism in the post–Cold War Era” (revised version of paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, Boston, August 28–31, 2002), 5, www.people.fas.harvard.edu/~levitsky/researchpapers/SL_autocracy.pdf. Reinforcing Informal Institutions through

In: Middle East Law and Governance

Institutions and Poverty Alleviation in Africa John Mukum Mbaku * Department of Economics, Weber State University, 3807 University Circle, Ogden, UT 84408-3807, USA jmbaku@weber.edu Abstract Th e most urgent policy issue in Africa today is how to create the wealth that each African coun- try

In: African and Asian Studies

generation of forerunners in the 1970s and 1980s has been replaced by the birth of a vigorous French school of Hobbes scholars in the 1990s and then by a new generation of academics during the recent years. Th e fi rst part of this paper deals with the institutions and the institutional life concerned with

In: Hobbes Studies