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Islam and Mammon : the economic predicaments of Islamism

Author: Timur Kuran
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The doctrine of ""Islamic economics"" entered debates over the social role of Islam in the mid-twentieth century. Since then it has pursued the goal of restructuring economies according to perceived Islamic teachings. Beyond its most visible practical achievement--the establishment of Islamic banks meant to avoid interest--it has promoted Islamic norms of economic behavior and founded redistribution systems modeled  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kuran, Timur.
Islam and Mammon.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2003060094
(OCoLC)52757162
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Timur Kuran
ISBN: 9781400837359 1400837359 1282964615 9781282964617 9786612964619 6612964618
OCLC Number: 713352482
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 194 pages)
Contents: The economic impact of Islamism --
Islamic economics and the Islamic subeconomy --
Islamism and economics : policy prescriptions for a free society --
The genesis of Islamic economics : a chapter in the politics of Muslim identity --
The notion of economic justice in contemporary Islamic thought --
Islam and underdevelopment : an old puzzle revisited.
Responsibility: Timur Kuran.

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The doctrine of 'Islamic economics' entered debates over the social role of Islam in the mid-twentieth century. Since then it has pursued the goal of restructuring economies according to perceived  Read more...

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"[A] timely book, one that just about anyone aiming to do business in the Islamic world should read... A good read."--Jay Palmer, Barron's "What is Islamic banking? What is Islamic economics? Islam Read more...

 
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