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Published: 01 June 2015

224 Pages | 32 b&w tables

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9780748683888

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Islam and Economic Policy

An Introduction

Rodney Wilson

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Looks at how Islamic values can influence choices made by businesses and governments
  • Asks whether Shari'ah teaching affects taxation and social welfare policies
  • Assesses the potential of Islamic economics to provide an alternative to a capitalist economic system and looks at the implications for international economic relations
  • Individual chapters evaluate the economic successes and failures of OIC member states (Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Pakistan, Tunisia and Turkey) and their changing status in the global economic order