Comparative Economic Theory: Occidental and Islamic Perspectives / Edition 1

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Comparative Economic Theory: Occidental and Islamic Perspectives seeks first to elucidate the nature and methodology of Islamic political ec onomy as a process-oriented social economy guided by its cardinal epis temology of Oneness of God (Divine Unity). From this premise is then d erived the episteme of unification of knowledge upon which is develope d the methodological content of an extremely interactive, integrative and revolutionary world-view of political economy and a meta-theory of the socio-scientific order.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780792386018
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 8/31/1999
  • Edition description: 1999
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.88 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgment. Introduction. I: Comparative Political Economy: Methodological Questions. 1. New Visions: The Future Global Order. 2. The Process Centred World View. 3. Globally Interactive Systems. 4. From Economics to Political Economy: A Study of Methods. II: Microeconomic Perspectives With Postscripts. 5. Consumer Demand. 6. Consumer Utility Function. 7. Pricing Theory of the Firm in Perfect Competition. 8. Production Function. 9. Monopoly and Imperfect Competition. 10. Market Failure Due to Public Goods and Externalities. III: Macroeconomic Perspectives with Postscripts. 11. Macroeconomics and Economic Equilibrium. 12. Distribution of Income. 13. Generation of National Output. 14. Economic Growth. 15. Saving and Consumption Functions. 16. Investment Function. 17. Different Forms of Macroeconomic Equilibrium. 18. The Complete General Equilibrium Model. 19. Money and Macroeconomics. IV: Postscript. 20. Refutation of Marx's Dialectical Problem. 12. Methodological Conclusion. Subject Index.

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