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Third sector socio-economic models: how awaqf fits in?

Mohd Arshad, Mohd Nahar and Haneef, Mohamed Aslam and Mat Ghani, Gairuzazmi and Mohamed, Mustafa Omar (2014) Third sector socio-economic models: how awaqf fits in? In: 2014 Thematic Workshop on the Revival of Waqf for Socio Economic Development , 24th - 25 th September 2014, Airlangga University, Surabaya, Indonesia.

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In this paper, we investigate various theoretical frameworks of third sector (voluntary sector) economy with an aim to propose for a sustainable and inclusive socio-economic development model. An economic model that incorporates the third sector, together with the public and private sectors, is argued to be not only economically viable, but ethically superior, in achieving socio-economic development. Waqf is considered to be one of the most important institutions of third sector that exists in the Islamic heritage. Waqf, like many other third sector organisations (TSOs), needs to be recognized formally in efforts at building contemporary economic development frameworks. To achieve this, the paper calls also for multi-dimensional improvements in the management of TSOs, including waqf

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 3562/41716 (ISBN: 978-602-0917-0203)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Third sector, waqf, voluntarism, sustainability.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Centre for Islamic Economics
Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences > Department of Economics
Depositing User: Prof. Mohamed Aslam Mohamed Haneef
Date Deposited: 18 Feb 2015 10:34
Last Modified: 08 Apr 2015 11:14
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/41716

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