MONEY IN ISLAM: A STUDY IN ISLAMIC POLITICAL ECONOMY
By Masudul Alam Choudhury
This volume takes a unique and challenging look at how money has operated in Islamic society and the impact of Islamic theoretical frameworks on perceptions of money. The author draws upon historical, data and policy analysis to present a comparative study of monetary theories, including recent treatment of money by Islamic economists. Discussion also covers the nature of joint venture, stock markets, banks and financial intermediaries, price stability and international trade. This work sheds light on this area, and will be of interest to academics, graduates and researchers internationally.
Publication date: November 1997