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Quality of life: review on an approach integrating Maqasid al-Shariah

Rabe, Noor Suzilawati and Mohamed Osman, Mariana and Bachok, Syahriah and Alias, Abdullah (2016) Quality of life: review on an approach integrating Maqasid al-Shariah. In: 2016 International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities (SOSHUM 2016), 19th–21st April 2016, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Quality of life is one of the indicators to measure a nation’s development status, economic growth and political stability.. Previous studies suggested that modernisation and globalisation has influenced the development of various techniques or parameters to measure the quality of life of the people. The social, economic, quantitative, qualitative or subjective well-being indicators have been developed to define and measure quality of life including through assessing people’s reactions to their lives and societies. However, there is also a holistic approach to measure quality of life form religious perspectives. A more holistic and inclusive concept to represent the new quality of life model that integrates the physical/material, intellectual and spiritual dimensions of human beings need to be formulated or studied in order to make the study on quality of life more comprehensive. This paper attempts to review the literature of quality of life in relation to the Islamic principle of. The study on Maqasid al-Shariah in relation to conventional theory of quality of life is essential to Malaysian as majority of the population (60% of the population) is Muslim. Finding from the study is hoped to be beneficial to the stakeholders and policy makers in developing policies and strategies that able to enhance the quality of life of Malaysian

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Slide Presentation)
Additional Information: 7321/50606
Uncontrolled Keywords: Quality of life, Maqasid al-Shariah
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > HM1 Sociology (General and theoretical)
N Fine Arts > Islamic art and architecture
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Urban & Regional Planning
Depositing User: Noor Suzilawati Rabe
Date Deposited: 10 Jan 2017 10:59
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2018 09:48
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/50606

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