Waqf is a complex institution which has been employed by Muslims for over 1000 years to sustain various projects, ranging from private homes, cemeteries, libraries, mosques, schools, to...
This book focuses on four socially grounded fields of legal knowledge: fiqh, codification, individual waqf cases, and everyday waqf-related knowledge...
Recognizing the importance of Masjid, Zakat, and Waqf in social and nation development, Al-Azhar Masjid, International Islamic University College Selangor (Kolej Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Selangor, KUIS) will continue to...
The present study examines the impact of British colonial rule on traditional waqf practice in the Sultanate of Zanzibar. The writer shall argue that British policy towards waqf in Zanzibar was shaped by a combination of...
The article draws mainly on the perspective of the Muslim minority in Kenya and argues that state control of waqfs in Kenya did not only interfere with normative practices but also partly laid the ground for the present-day economic and political marginalization and exclusion of...
High-net-worth Muslim investors are increasingly investing and accruing wealth in the United Kingdom and the demand for Shariah-compliant wealth-planning structures, such as Waqfs, is growing. This study accepts that Waqf law, as...
This is the first book on the relationship between Islamic law and the Iranian society during the...
Islam and the Construction of New Economic Moralities: Divergence, Convergence and Competing Futures conference to be held at the University of California.
In this book Siraj Sait and Hilary Lim address Islamic property and land rights, drawing on a range of socio-historical, classical and contemporary resources. They address the significance of Islamic theories of property and Islamic land tenure governments on the ‘webs of tenure’ prevalent in the Muslim societies. They consider ...