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The contribution of waqf institutions in Malaysia and Turkey in improving the socio-economic conditions of the society

Saad, Norma and Kayadibi, Saim and Hamid, Zarinah (2017) The contribution of waqf institutions in Malaysia and Turkey in improving the socio-economic conditions of the society. Turkish Journal of Islamic Economics, 4 (1). pp. 1-29.

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Abstract

It has been widely acknowledged that waqf institutions play an important role in the socio-economic development of the Muslim Ummah in the Islamic history. This paper elaborates the contribution of selected waqaf entities in Turkey and Malaysia in improving the socio-economic conditions of the society. The waqaf entities involved in this study include two corporate waqaf institutions from Malaysia, namely Al-Bukhary Foundation and Kumpulan Waqaf An-Nur Berhad; and four waqaf entities in Turkey, namely, IHH Foundation, Diyanet Foundation, Hakyol Foundation, and TIMAV. This study discusses the projects and programs undertaken by these selected waqf entities to achieve their respective objectives. Such a comparison is important considering the diverse experiences of these selected waqaf entities in view of the differences in their endowments and different corporate management models. The paper investigates whether these waqaf entities have implemented a novel approach in developing waqf programs and experimenting new ways of new reaching out to the beneficiaries.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 1304/56107
Uncontrolled Keywords: Waqf, Best Practice, Management Model, Malaysia, Turkey
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences > Department of Economics
Depositing User: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Saim Kayadibi
Date Deposited: 14 Apr 2017 11:28
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2017 09:38
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/56107

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