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The Challenge of Global Capitalism: An Islamic Perspective

Khurshid Ahmad

in Making Globalization Good: The Moral Challenges of Global Capitalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257010
eISBN:
9780191596223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257019.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Khurshid Ahmad takes a critical view of the endemic qualities of global capitalism, which, he argues, even if it were to become more socially responsible and inclusive, would not be comfortably ... More


Living Standards in the Past: New Perspectives on Well-Being in Asia and Europe

Robert C. Allen, Tommy Bengtsson, and Martin Dribe (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199280681
eISBN:
9780191602467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199280681.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The main concern of this book is to determine when the gap in living standards between the East and the West emerged. Why did Europe experience industrialization and modern economic growth before ... More


The Centrality of Materiality: Economic Theorizing from Xenophon to Home Economics and Beyond

Richard Swedberg

in Living in a Material World: Economic Sociology Meets Science and Technology Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262162524
eISBN:
9780262281607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262162524.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter presents the beginnings of Western economics in ancient Greece, the concept of political economy along with the works of Adam Smith and Karl Marx, and the abstract theory of economics ... More


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