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Waqf as a socio-economic institution

Haneef, Mohamed Aslam (2018) Waqf as a socio-economic institution. Journal of King Abdulaziz University: Islamic Economics, 31 (2). pp. 71-78. ISSN 7383-1018

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Abstract

Syed Khalid Rashid’s lead paper titled ‘Potential of Waqf in Contemporary World’ is a welcome addition to the growing literature on waqf. This brief writeup focuses more on waqf as a ‘socio-economic institution’ and to place waqf as the ‘third’ or voluntary sector of the economy. It will raise some points on a variety of important‘issues’ essential for the revival of waqf which, it is hoped, will complement the lead article. In addition, this paper will share findings and draw from a research project (of which the author was a part of) on Waqf and Higher Education (termed as LRGSWaqf), to support arguments put forward.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 541/65590
Uncontrolled Keywords: Waqf, Welfare, Third sector, Voluntary sector, Higher education, Management of waqf, Waqf Governance, Trusts, Endowments.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory > HB126.4 Islamic Economics
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Centre for Islamic Economics
Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences > Department of Economics
Depositing User: Prof. Mohamed Aslam Mohamed Haneef
Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2018 11:20
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2018 11:21
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/65590

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