A Disputed Utopia: Islamic Economics in Revolutionary Iran

  title={A Disputed Utopia: Islamic Economics in Revolutionary Iran},
  author={Sohrab Behdad},
  journal={Comparative Studies in Society and History},
  • Sohrab Behdad
  • Published 1 October 1994
  • Political Science
  • Comparative Studies in Society and History
Many Islamic reformist movements are struggling to establish an Islamic economic order. This would be an ideal society based on the teachings of Islam and resembling Islam's golden age, when Muhammad ruled over Medina for ten years (A.D. 622-32). Similar to other utopias, the Islamic ideal world would be a just and humane society, without the exploitation, domination, alienation, and other social ills that have afflicted the contemporary capitalist and socialist societies. Islamic economic… 
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