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The brain drain phenomenon in the Muslim world

Abdul Razak, Mohd Abbas and Machouche, Salah (2022) The brain drain phenomenon in the Muslim world. IIUM-Today, 26 July 2022.

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For many decades the Muslim world has been plagued by a number of national issues. Poverty, illiteracy, leadership crisis, political instability, economic crisis, etc. The brain drain phenomenon which is one of the many unsolved issues in most Muslim countries has not been given serious attention. Unless the Muslim world tackles this issue, it will not be able to witness any great development in the areas of science and technology. In a simplified manner, what is defined as a brain drain phenomenon, is the migration of experts, professionals and intelligentsia from Muslim countries to the developed nations in Europe and America. Research into this topic explains that brain drain happens for a number of reasons. We would like to highlight some of the underlying factors that cause the brain drain phenomenon to happen in the Muslim world such as economic crisis, political instability and opportunity for growth.

Item Type: Article (Electronic Media)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Brain Drain, Phenomenon, Muslim World, Migration, West, Intelligentsia
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam > BP173.5 Islam and world politics
BPL Islamic education
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Fundamental and Inter-Disciplinary Studies (Effective: 5th Feb 2014)
Depositing User: Dr. Mohd Abbas Abdul Razak
Date Deposited: 03 Aug 2022 09:01
Last Modified: 03 Aug 2022 09:01
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/99109

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