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Title The foundations of Islamic banking : theory, practice and education / edited by Mohamed Ariff, Munawar Iqbal
Published Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, [2011]


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Description xiii, 283 pages : illustrations, ; 25 cm
Contents Introduction to Islamic financial institutions / Mohamed Ariff, Munawar Iqbal -- Ethics-based financial transactions : an assessment of Islamic banking / Mohamed Ariff -- Ethical principles in Islamic business and banking transactions / Mervyn K. Lewis -- Adapting understanding of riba to Islamic banking : some developments / Abdullah Saeed -- Development, history and prospects of Islamic banking / Ishaq Bhatti, Maria Bhatti -- Corporate governance and Islamic banks / Michael T. Skully -- Performance of Islamic banks and conventional banks / Mohamed Ariff, Mohammad K. Badar, Shamsher M., Taufiq Hassan -- Shariʼaah-consistent investment vehicles in Malaysia / Kabir Hassan, Eric Girard -- Takaful insurance : concept, history, and development challenges / Syed Othman Alhabshi, Shaikh Hamzah Razak -- Usury and its critics : from the Middle Ages to modernity / Constant Mews, Adrian Walsh -- Riba and interest in Islamic banking : an historical review / Raquib Zaman --Tensions in Christian financial ethics : an historical overview / Ibrahim Abraham -- Human capital development in Islamic finance : initiatives and challenges / Syed Hamid Aljunid
Summary Examines the roots of the principles of ethical Islamic financial transactions, which have evolved over several millennia, on issues including usury, interest rates, and financial contracting for funding enterprises, mortgages, leasing and other transactions. Regulatory and governance issues are discussed, and the practice and operation of Islamic financial institutions are explained via three distinct case studies. The final chapter looks at what steps are being taken to provide professional accreditation to Islamic banking professional personnel and prescribes requirements for training in this growing industry. From publisher description
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Banking law (Islamic law)
Banks and banking -- Religious aspects -- Isla
Banks and banking -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Banks and banking -- Islamic countries.
Finance (Islamic law)
Finance -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Finance -- Islamic countries.
Author Mohamed Ariff, 1942-
Iqbal, Munawar.
LC no. 2010934047
ISBN 1849807922 (cased)
1849807930 (e-book)
9781849807920 (cased)
9781849807937 (ebook)
Other Titles Islamic banking