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Handbook on Islam and Economic Life

Hassan, M. Kabir (EDT)/ Lewis, Mervyn K. (EDT)

ISBN 10: 1783479817 / ISBN 13: 9781783479818
Published by Edward Elgar Pub, 2015
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Title: Handbook on Islam and Economic Life

Publisher: Edward Elgar Pub

Publication Date: 2015

Binding: HRD

Book Condition:New

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'This volume presents carefully selected research by reputed scholars on diverse topics dealing with the economic life of Muslims. The book provides a perspective not only on key aspects of the moral economy but also on the behaviour and expectations of economic agents. The distinguished editors have made a valuable contribution by expanding the scope of typical Islamic economics literature and by including topics dealing with the day-to-day life of Muslim society.'
- Zamir Iqbal, The World Bank Global Center for Islamic Finance Development

According to the most recent Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, nearly one in four people in the world are Muslim. In light of these numbers, Handbook on Islam and Economic Life is one of the first books to consider Islam within a broader economic sphere by focusing on the ways in which Islam shapes and interacts with the economy.

With contributions from leading scholars, this unique Handbook explores how Islam impinges upon and seeks to condition major aspects of economic life including economic organization, business and management, finance and investment, charity, mutuality and self-help, and government. It concludes by analyzing the link between religion and development, the present economic circumstances in Arab countries and the vexed issue of the origins and causes of underdevelopment in Muslim countries.

Covering a breadth of topics and research, this book will be essential reading for academics in both Muslim and western universities, graduates and postgraduates of Islamic studies as well as Islamic and other research institutes.

Contributors include: B.A. Al-Foul, A.A. Adeyemi, H. Ahmed, T.A. Alias, M. Ariff, M. Chaudry, M. Çizakça, H. Furqani, I.H. Genc, R. Haniffa, M.K. Hassan, M. Hudaib, Z. Iqbal, A.A. Islahi, A.G. Ismail, A.A. Jobst, M. Kahf, M. Khan, S. Kostyshak, M.A. Laldin, M.K. Lewis, N.A. Muhamed, G. Naufal, V. Nienhaus, U.A. Oseni, B.T. Possumah, J.E. Rauch C.E. Regenstein, J.M. Regenstein, M.N. Riaz, J. Rubin, M. Safari, M.N. Siddiqi, S.A. Siddiqui, A. Subhani, R. Wilson, O. Yousfi, A. Zaman

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Edited by M. Kabir Hassan, Hibernia Professor of Economics and Finance, University of New Orleans, US and Mervyn K. Lewis, Adjunct Professor, University of South Australia Business School, and Fellow, The Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia

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