Islamic Economy and Social Mobility: Cultural and Religious Considerations, 1st Edition

  • Hasan Shahpari
  • Tahereh Alavi Hojjat
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  • ISBN-10: 1466697326
  • ISBN-13: 9781466697324
  • DDC: 330.917
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 372 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released May 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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This title analyzes the social, cultural, religious, and political implications of the Islamic economy at the global level. It highlights the foundations upon which Islamic ideology is formed and how it impacts socio-cultural and economic systems both within and outside of primarily Islamic regions. It is an ideal reference for economists, sociologists, international relations professionals, researchers, academics, and graduate-level students.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Table of Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgment.
1: Islam, Islams and Stratifications: Problematics of Theory, Methodology and Subject Matter.
2: An Investigation of Creatio Ex Nihilo, Islam, Sociality and Inequality.
3: Two Sociological Outlooks: Shi'ite-Sunni Imperatives on Ascription and Achievement Statuses, the Bases for Socio-Cultural and Religious Stratification.
4: Functionalism and Stratification, Socio-Cultural Evolution and Revolution.
5: Re-Stratification in the Name of God.
6: Structural-Functionalism, Stratification and Historical Background of Islamic Economic Thought: Transitions and Ruptures.
7: Pathologies and Transition of Socio-Political Conditions and Economies of Islamic Societies with Philosophical Considerations.
8: Revisiting Companionship and the Socio-Economy of the Islamic Guilds: Sufism, the Guilds' Vertical and Horizontal Structure of Communication, and the Islamic Economic System.
9: Foundations of Islamic Economy, Islamic Scholarship, Mass Media, Linguistic Turn, and Social Mobility.
10: Stratification and Social Mobility, Slavery in Islam: A Critical Structural-Functionalism Approach.
11: Middle East Studies and Muslim Experience after September 11th, 2001: Rebellion against Islamic Ideology and the New Counter-Jihadis.
12: Religious Economies and Religious Mobility: The Christian West and the Islamic East and Africa.
13: Islam and Modernity: Considering Shafi'i's Perspective on How Islamic Thought Dealt with the Question of Renewal.
Conclusion.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.
Index.
Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Table of Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgment.
1: Islam, Islams and Stratifications: Problematics of Theory, Methodology and Subject Matter.
2: An Investigation of Creatio Ex Nihilo, Islam, Sociality and Inequality.
3: Two Sociological Outlooks: Shi'ite-Sunni Imperatives on Ascription and Achievement Statuses, the Bases for Socio-Cultural and Religious Stratification.
4: Functionalism and Stratification, Socio-Cultural Evolution and Revolution.
5: Re-Stratification in the Name of God.
6: Structural-Functionalism, Stratification and Historical Background of Islamic Economic Thought: Transitions and Ruptures.
7: Pathologies and Transition of Socio-Political Conditions and Economies of Islamic Societies with Philosophical Considerations.
8: Revisiting Companionship and the Socio-Economy of the Islamic Guilds: Sufism, the Guilds' Vertical and Horizontal Structure of Communication, and the Islamic Economic System.
9: Foundations of Islamic Economy, Islamic Scholarship, Mass Media, Linguistic Turn, and Social Mobility.
10: Stratification and Social Mobility, Slavery in Islam: A Critical Structural-Functionalism Approach.
11: Middle East Studies and Muslim Experience after September 11th, 2001: Rebellion against Islamic Ideology and the New Counter-Jihadis.
12: Religious Economies and Religious Mobility: The Christian West and the Islamic East and Africa.
13: Islam and Modernity: Considering Shafi'i's Perspective on How Islamic Thought Dealt with the Question of Renewal.
Conclusion.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.
Index.