The Islamic World-System: A Study in Polity-Market Interaction / Edition 1

The Islamic World-System: A Study in Polity-Market Interaction / Edition 1

by Masudul Alam Choudhury
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415321476

ISBN-13: 9780415321471

Pub. Date: 11/13/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book demonstrates that the Islamic world-system acquires its meaning from a single, integrated framework of complementary economic, social, institutional and market forces, rather than the competitive plurality of mainstream theory. It will interest students and researchers of Islamic economics and world-systems.

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This book demonstrates that the Islamic world-system acquires its meaning from a single, integrated framework of complementary economic, social, institutional and market forces, rather than the competitive plurality of mainstream theory. It will interest students and researchers of Islamic economics and world-systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415321471
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/13/2003
Series:
RoutledgeCurzon Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: Theoretical Perspectives 1. A Theory of the Islamic World-System 2. A Formal Model of the Islamic World-System 3. An Evaluation of the Occidental World-System Part 2: Applied Perspectives 4. A General Systems Theory of Knowledge: Application to Family and Ecology 5. The World-System According IBN Khaldun's Prolegomena comparatively viewed 6. The Islamic Political Economy of Property and Property Rights: Concepts and Application 7. Micro-Money: Islamic Perspective 8. An Overlapping Generation Valuation Model with Debt-Equity Swaps 9. A Knowledge Model of Layers of Techniques 10. Conclusion

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