Main Article Content
Various definitions of Islamic economics have been offered by academics and scholars according to their respective perspectives and backgrounds. Those perspectives and backgrounds resulting numerous definitions of Islamic economics which make it difficult for students and novice readers to understand Islamic economics. Therefore, it is necessary to identify and classify the definition of Islamic economics into several groups. This study attempted to classify the existing definitions of Islamic economics based on the important themes contained in the definition. This study classifies the definitions of Islamic economics using a literature review, with the help of NVivo software. The stages of data analysis in this study is reading all definitions to identify several key points to assign to the group the definition of Islamic economics as a scientific discipline or not; identify the important points of the definition included in the defined group of Islamic economics as a discipline; and presenting the identification resultsThere are four groups in defining Islamic economics, namely Islamic economics as a dogma or doctrine, Islamic economics as an economic system, Islamic economics as the economy of Muslim countries, and Islamic economics as a scientific discipline. The classification of the definition of Islamic economics is critical to make it easier for any readers to have a better understanding of the definition of Islamic economics.
Copyright (c) 2022 Ujang Syahrul Mubarrok, Izzani Ulfi, Muhammad Akbar Izzulhaq
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Al-Sadr, M. B. (1983). Iqtisāduna: Our economics: Discovery Attempt on Economic Doctrine in Islam (Vol. 2-Part 1). Teheran: World Organization for Islamic Services.
Alam, M. K. (2021). A systematic qualitative case study: questions, data collection, NVivo analysis and saturation. Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management: An International Journal, 16(1), 1–31. https://doi.org/10.1108/QROM-09-2019-1825
Anjum, M. I. (1996). Eternal Challenge of Islamic Economics to Capitalism and Communism. Humanomics, 12(1), 53–90. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb018771
Arif, M. (1985). Toward a Definition of Islamic Economics: Some Scientific Considerations. Journal of Research Islamic Economic, 2(2), 79–93. Retrieved from https://econpapers.repec.org/RePEc:abd:crieja:v:2:y:1985:i:2:no:8:p:79-93
Aydin, N. (2013). Redefining Islamic Economics as a New Economic Paradigm. Islamic Economic Studies, 21(1), 1–34.
Choudhury, M. A. (1986). Contributions to Islamic Economic Theory. In Contributions to Islamic Economic Theory. London: Palgrave Macmillan UK. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-349-07728-1
Furqani, H. (2015). The Disciplines in the making: Appraising the progress of Islamic Economics. Journal of Islamic Monetary Economics and Finance, 1(1), 1–23.
Furqani, H. (2016). Pergulatan Doktrin dan Realitas dalam proses teoretisasi ekonomi Islam. Islamica: Jurnal Studi Keislaman, 11(September), 212–236.
Furqani, H. (2018). Defining Islamic Economics: Scholars’ Approach, Clarifying The Nature, Scope and Subject-Matter of The Discipline. Turkish Journal of Islamic Economics, 5(2), 69–93. https://doi.org/10.26414/m025
Ghlamallah, E., Alexakis, C., Dowling, M., & Piepenbrink, A. (2021). The topics of Islamic economics and finance research. International Review of Economics & Finance, 75(March), 145–160. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.iref.2021.04.006
Haneef, M. A. M. (1997). Islam, The Islamic Worldview, and Islamic Economics. IIUM Journal of Economic and Management, 5(1), 39–65.
Haque, M. I., Ahmad, S., & Azad, M. S. (2020). Mapping of scientific literature on Islamic Economics , Banking and Finance 1955 to 2020. Library Philosophy and Practice, 1–29. Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.unl.edu/libphilprac/4306
Hasan, Z. (1996). Book Review: An Introduction to Islamic Economics by Akram Khan. MPRA Paper No. 2980, 580–585. Retrieved from https://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/2980/
Hasan, Z. (2016a). Evolution of Islamic Economics: Definition, nature, methodology, problems and challenges. In MPRA Paper. Germany.
Hasan, Z. (2016b). Nature and Significance of Islamic Economics. Economic and Social Thought, 3(3), 400–416. Retrieved from www.kspjournals.org
Hasanuzzaman, S. M. (1984). Definition of Islamic Economics. Journal of Research Islamic Economic, 1(2), 49–50.
Kahf, M. (2003). Islamic Economic: Notes on Definition and Methodology. Review of Islamic Economics, 13, 23–47.
Khan, M. A. (1984). Islamic Economics: Nature and Need. Journal of Research Islamic Economic, 1(2), 51–55.
Khan, M. A. (2018). Dilemmas of Islamic Economnics. In Islamic Economic Workshop 6. Istanbul.
Khoerullah, A. K., & Hidayah, S. R. (2021). Islamic Economics as a science and system. Khazanah Sosial, 3(2), 66–73. https://doi.org/10.15575/ks.v3i2.11029
Mahyudi, M. (2015). Reviving the Islamic economic system through sharia-based public policy. Humanomics, 31(4), 415–429. https://doi.org/10.1108/H-06-2015-0037
Nienhaus, V. (2000). Islamic economics: dogma or science? In K. Hafez (Ed.), The Islamic World and the West (pp. 86–99). Leiden: EJ Brill. https://doi.org/10.5860/choice.38-1815
Richards, T., & Richards, L. (2003). The way ahead in qualitative computing. Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods, 2(1), 16–26. https://doi.org/10.22237/jmasm/1051747440
Shaikh, S. A. (2009). A Comparative Study of the Major Economic Systems in the Aftermath of the Great Recession. MPRA Paper No. 19588. https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1530392
Shinsuke, N. (2012). Critical Overview of the History of Islamic Economics: Formation, Transformation, and New Horizons. Asian and African Area Studies, 11(2), 114–136.
Siddiqui, S. (2011). Defining economics and Islamic economics. Review of Islamic Economics, 15(2), 113–142.
Stock, J. R., & Boyer, S. L. (2009). Developing a consensus definition of supply chain management: a qualitative study. International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 39(8), 690–711. https://doi.org/10.1108/09600030910996323
Wahbalbari, A., Bahari, Z., & Mohd-Zaharim, N. (2015). The concept of scarcity and its influence on the definitions of Islamic economics. Humanomics, 2(2), 134–152. https://doi.org/10.1108/H-11-2012-0021
Yenice, A. C., Ozdemir, M., & Koc, A. (2021). Looking at the ‘Big Picture’ in Islamic Economics and Finance Literature. Turkish Journal of Islamic Economics, 8(2), 1–36. https://doi.org/10.26414/A481
Zaman, A. (2015). Re-Defining Islamic Economics. In Islamic Economics: Basic concepts, new thinking and future directions (pp. 58–76). UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Zaman, A. (2021). Rebuilding Islamic Economics on New Foundations. Tujise: Turkish Journal of Islamic Economics, 8(3), 1–30. https://doi.org/10.26414/A3068