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Debates on Civilization in the Muslim WorldCritical Perspectives on Islam and Modernity$
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Lutfi Sunar

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780199466887

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2016

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466887.001.0001

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Erring Modernization and Development in the Muslim World

Erring Modernization and Development in the Muslim World

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(p.325) 11 Erring Modernization and Development in the Muslim World
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Debates on Civilization in the Muslim World
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Syed Farid Alatas

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466887.003.0012

This paper looks at the various critiques of modern society in the context of the phenomenon of erring modernization. It is argued that various diagnoses of the problems and shortcomings of modern civilization contribute to our understanding of the origins and nature of erring modernization. Although this paper reflects on the Muslim world, it does not take the view that the Muslim world is a homogenous entity and is characterized by problems that do not exist elsewhere. The aim of this chapter is to reflect on certain common problems to be found in the Muslim world and how they have been thought about by Muslims themselves.

Keywords:   modern society, erring modernization, Muslim world, Islamic civilization

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