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Islamic distributive scheme: a concise statement

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  • Islahi, Abdul Azim

The present paper highlights the institutional arrange¬ment of Islam for distributive justice. It begins with a note that while Islam gives absolute guiding principles about production and functional distribution, its focus of attention is "re-distribution of income and wealth”. The paper also attempts to provide a comprehensive list of provisions in this regard prescribed by Islam and the main objectives thereof. It concludes with a note that since the primary concern of Indian planners and policy makers is to build a humane prosperous country based on justice and equity, they may benefit from the Islamic measures of distributive justice and can follow the broad outline given by Islam to enhance the social justice.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 30033.

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Date of creation: 1992
Date of revision: 1993
Publication status: Published in Journal of Objective Studies 1.5(1993): pp. 98-111
Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:30033
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