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Islam and economic policy : an introduction

Author: Rodney Wilson
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2015]. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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To what extent do Islamic values have implications for economic policy making? Islamist political parties have enjoyed unprecedented election victories in recent times. The Islamic Revolution in Iran, the election of the Justice and Development Party in Turkey and the coming to power of Islamists, albeit briefly, after the Arab Spring, has changed the political landscape in the Middle East and has ramifications for  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rodney Wilson
ISBN: 9780748683888 0748683887
OCLC Number: 898164716
Description: vii, 215 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Ideas, themes and measures. Economic philosophy from a Shari'ah perspective --
Micro-economic morality : a theory of the firm enlightened by Islamic values --
Fiscal policy choices to promote social justice --
Development policy --
International economic engagement --
Banking regulation, monetary policy and Islamic finance --
Country experiences. Islam and economic modernisation in Turkey --
The Islamic Republic of Iran's nationalist economic model --
The influence of the Muslim Brotherhood on Egypt's economy --
Piety, inclusion and materialism in Saudi Arabia --
Faith and political economy in Pakistan and Bangladesh --
Asian versus Muslim identities in Malaysia and Indonesia.
Responsibility: Rodney Wilson.

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Explores whether public policy in Muslim majority countries has been influenced by Islamic economic discourse. This book looks at the impact of Islamic teaching on public economic policy and asks how  Read more...

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