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Is it necessary to have Islamic economics?

In: Morality and Justice in Islamic Economics and Finance

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Mankind is faced with a number of serious problems that demand an effective solution. The prevalence of injustice and the frequency of financial crises are two of the most serious of these problems. Consisting of an in-depth introduction along with a selection of eight of Muhammad Umer Chapra's essays – four on Islamic economics and four on Islamic finance – this timely book raises the question of what can be done to not only minimize the frequency and severity of the financial crises, but also make the financial system more equitable.

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  • ., 2014. "Is it necessary to have Islamic economics?," Chapters, in: Morality and Justice in Islamic Economics and Finance, chapter 1, pages 19-40, Edward Elgar Publishing.
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