Islam and Political Economic Systems

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Abdul Karim Bangura
Cognella, 2011 - Political Science - 176 pages
Islam and Political Economic Systems examines how Islamic societies have fared under and dealt with the major political-economic systems that have operated throughout history. Each chapter explores one of several political-economic systems by defining major concepts and their synthesis, providing a thematic review of available literature, and reviewing three Islamic societies that operated under the system. In the end, Islam and Political Economic Systems draws a conclusion based on the findings from the case studies.

Islam and Political Economic Systems examines Islamic societies in the following major political-economic systems:

  • Mercantilism
  • Capitalism
  • Socialism
  • Social Democracy
  • Self Reliance
  • Contemporary Globalism

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About the author (2011)

Abdul Karim Bangura holds Ph.D.s in political science, development economics, linguistics, computer science, and mathematics. Dr. Bangura is a professor of research methodology and political science at Howard University, and a researcher-in-residence at the Center for Global Peace in the School of International Service at American University. The author of 75 books and over 600 scholarly articles, Dr. Bangura won the prestigious 2012 Cecil B. Curry Book Award for African Mathematics: From Bones to Computers.

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