By Basheer A. Oshodi
Constructing economies equivalent to these in sub-Saharan Africa are trying to find sensible monetary coverage prescriptions. regardless of fiscal progress in nations like Nigeria, poverty and unemployment blight the lives of many, in the middle of lots. at the same time, a lot neo-classical financial notion is being wondered opposed to the backdrop of world financial meltdown, giving upward push to inquiry approximately extra vital methods to sustainable development.In An quintessential method of improvement Economics, Basheer Oshodi examines modernization theories, dependency theories, international approach theories and rising twenty first century monetary theories and hyperlinks a neo-modern mixture of monetary inspiration with the practicalities of finance in elements of the area the place poverty is rife. In a particularly African environment, over 1/2 the inhabitants are Muslims, Oshodi considers Islamic finance within the context of the triple historical past of indigenous tradition, Westernized Christianity, and Islam. He argues that the foundations of Islamic banking and finance may be built-in with different parts of that historical past, concentrating on assembly the demanding situations of poverty and unemployment. Islamic finance is not only a religiously-oriented, Sharia-compliant, replacement monetary version. it may give a contribution to total socio-economic transformation and a much wider, people-centred method of financial improvement. foreign organisations, monetary associations, reserve banks, coverage makers, donor companies and scholars will locate resonance during this worthwhile addition to Gower's Transformation and Innovation sequence.
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An Integral Approach to Development Economics: Islamic Finance in an African Context by Basheer A. Oshodi