There is an increasing need for western politicians, financiers, bankers, and indeed the western business community in general to have access to high quality and authoritative texts on Islamic financial and business practices. Drawing on expertise from across the Islamic world, this new series will provide carefully chosen and focused monographs and collections, each authored/edited by an expert in their respective field all over the world.
The series will be pitched at a level to appeal to middle and senior management in both the western and the Islamic business communities. For the manager with a western background the series will provide detailed and up-to-date briefings on important topics; for the academics, postgraduates, business communities, manager with western and an Islamic background the series will provide a guide to best practice in business in Islamic communities around the world, including Muslim minorities in the west and majorities in the rest of the world.
COVID-19 and Islamic Social Finance
Islamic Monetary Economics Finance and Banking in Contemporary Muslim Economies
Edited By Sara Sánchez Fernández
March 29, 2021
The implementation of new technologies is expected to boost the development of Islamic Finance by increasing accessibility to banking and other financial services in Islamic communities and democratizing access to investment opportunities. At the same time, new technologies will increase financing ...
Edited By M. Kabir Hassan, Aishath Muneeza, Adel M. Sarea
March 08, 2021
It is said that the COVID-19 pandemic has turned back the poverty clock. As such, there is need to have social mechanisms put in place to provide relief to those who are affected in this regard. Islamic social finance consists of tools and institutions that could be used to alleviate poverty. As ...
By Yasushi Suzuki, Sigit Pramono
December 22, 2020
Indonesia is the most populous Muslim country in the world. Taking into account also its endowment and potential economic resources, the Islamic banking industry in Indonesia was expected to take on an important role in facilitating more financial resources and to contribute to the ...
Edited By Yasushi Suzuki, Mohammad Dulal Miah
December 18, 2020
The phenomenal growth of Islamic finance in the last few decades has been accompanied by a host of interesting questions and challenges. One of the critical challenges is how Islamic financial institutions can be motivated to participate in the 'equity-like' profit-and-loss sharing (PLS) contracts....
Edited By Taha Eğri, Zeyneb Hafsa Orhan
December 11, 2020
The existence of fiat currencies has long been cited as one of the major contributing factors to the challenges facing contemporary economies, and the current monetary system is not only a key source of exorable increases in interest rates but also a principal cause of inflation and decline in ...
Edited By Murat Ustaoğlu, Ahmet İncekara
October 19, 2020
It would be difficult to examine interest- free alternative fi nancial systems without reviewing the evolution of debt; thus, this book offers a chronological account of the development of interest- bearing debt and contributors offer their take on how the issue of interest has been addressed ...
Edited By Mohd Ma'Sum Billah
September 15, 2020
This book provides an authoritative and comprehensive overview of Waqf (endowment), addressing specific issues, models, solutions, structures and practices. As Islamic finance has gained in significance, so too has the institution of Waqf, working towards creating an enterprising and an ...
Edited By Nor Aida Abdul Rahman, Azizul Hassan, Mohammad FakhrulNizam Mohammad
August 21, 2020
The concept of Halal defines what adheres to Islamic law and is so comprehensive that it goes beyond food to include processes. The Halal industry has allowed many business firms a competitive advantage and is integral in its support for industries from food, tourism, banking and hospitality to ...
Edited By Murat Ustaoğlu, Ahmet İncekara
July 10, 2020
With the spread of interest-based transactions, major problems such as inequality, poverty and debt-based slavery have emerged. Those who practiced professions such as usury have, despite the negative connotations attributed to them, contributed extensively to the construction of the conventional ...
Edited By Necmettin Kizilkaya
November 11, 2019
In its pursuit to equip the reader with a basic knowledge of Islamic economics, this book divulges the micro-foundations of the discipline, and highlights the predominant schools of thought that exist in the field. It explains, in simple terms, what Islamic economics entails and how it can be ...
By Hussain Mohi-ud-Din Qadri
September 26, 2019
Islamic Business Finance is based on strong ethical regulations as suggested by Islamic Literature, such as the Quran and the Traditions of the Prophet of Islam, and could be considered as a subclass of the wider subject of ethical standards in business. This book highlights the basic principles of...
Edited By Hussain Mohi-ud-Din Qadri, M. Ishaq Bhatti
September 18, 2019
This book covers the recent literature concerning Islamic banking and finance (IBF), focuses on the history of IBF since its inception and introduces the latest innovative concepts and practices in the field. The authors cover important topics such as the role of ownership, Shari`ah compliance and ...