Chapter 33. Islam and the Science of Economics

  1. Ibrahim M. Abu-Rabi'
  1. Syed Farid Alatas

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996188.ch34

The Blackwell Companion to Contemporary Islamic Thought

The Blackwell Companion to Contemporary Islamic Thought

How to Cite

Alatas, S. F. (2007) Islam and the Science of Economics, in The Blackwell Companion to Contemporary Islamic Thought (ed I. M. Abu-Rabi'), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996188.ch34

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405121743

Online ISBN: 9780470996188

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Keywords:

  • economics;
  • modernist discourse;
  • Khila―Fah;
  • empirical theory;
  • IBN khaldun

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Development Studies as Modernist Discourse

  • Development in the Muslim World: Between Ideals and Reality

  • The Muslim Response to Modernization: The Case of Economics

  • Islamic Economics as Ethical and Empirical Theory

  • The State and Development in Muslim Societies: Islamic Economics as Ideology

  • Ibn Khaldun as an Exemplar for a Political Economy Approach

  • Conclusion