Islam and Mammon The Economic Predicaments of Islamism
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Description: Timur Kuran argues that the doctrine of Islamic economics is simplistic, incoherent, and largely irrelevant to present economic challenges. Observing that few Muslims take it seriously, he also finds that its practical applications have had no discernable effects on efficiency, growth or poverty reduction.
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Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 12/25/2005
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Timur Kuran is professor of economics and political science and the Gorter Family Professor of Islamic Studies at Duke University. He is the author of "Islam and Mammon: The Economic Predicaments of Islamism" (Princeton).
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