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Taʾmīm
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(a., Pers. millī , kardan , Tkish. devletleştirme ), all neologisms for nationalisation (in Turkish, probably with Verstaatlichung in mind), i.e. the state’s assumption of control or ownership of natural resources, services or economic enterprises, from private individuals or corporations. The explicit or implicit reasoning offered is that nationalisation conforms with social advancement and the public good. The term was employed in 19th-century Europe, together with the political and socio-economic philosophy i…

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Landau, J.M., “Taʾmīm”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 17 April 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_7382>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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