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Commercial Law: Globalization and Tradition

Chibli Mallat

in Introduction to Middle Eastern Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199230495
eISBN:
9780191710926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230495.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter focuses on commercial law. It argues that commercial law is the one field where borrowing from the West has taken place most systematically and felicitously. This thesis is illustrated ... More


Jordan: A Case Study of the Relationship between Islamic Finance and Islamist Politics

Mohammed Malley

in The Politics of Islamic Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748618361
eISBN:
9780748653089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618361.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Political Islamists contend that Islam is a complete way of life, encompassing rules and regulations, not only for spiritual and moral uplift, but also for establishing and maintaining political, ... More


Assessing the Resilience of Islamic Banks: An Empirical Analysis

Rania Abdelfattah Salem and Ahmed Mohamed Badreldin

in Islamic Banking and Financial Crisis: Reputation, Stability and Risks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748647613
eISBN:
9780748695133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647613.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the performance of leading Islamic banks before and during the financial crisis of 2008 based on standard measures such as return on equity, cost-income ratios and risk ... More


Islamic Banks: The Rise of a New Power Alliance of Wealth and Shari'a Scholarship

Monzer Kahf

in The Politics of Islamic Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748618361
eISBN:
9780748653089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618361.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The Islamic banking in the Arab World had created a new political alliance that unexpectedly emerged out of the working relationships between the rich and wealthy on one hand and many shariah ... More


Islamic Finance in the Global Economy

Ibrahim Warde

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612161
eISBN:
9780748653072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612161.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In the past decade, Islamic finance has grown at rates exceeding 20 per cent a year, and is now a US $200 billion industry, with operations in over seventy countries. This book explains the paradox ... More


Reflecting on Islamic Banking and Financial Crisis: Risks, Reputation and Stability

Habib Ahmed, Mehmet Asutay, and Rodney Wilson

in Islamic Banking and Financial Crisis: Reputation, Stability and Risks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748647613
eISBN:
9780748695133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647613.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book examines whether Islamic banks perform better than their conventional counterparts in times of financial crisis, as well as the extent to which systems for managing risk have to be adapted ... More


Islamic Banks’ Financing Behaviour: A Pilot Study

Mohd Afandi Abu Bakar, Radiah Abdul Kader, and Roza Hazli Zakaria

in Islamic Banking and Financial Crisis: Reputation, Stability and Risks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748647613
eISBN:
9780748695133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647613.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the cyclical behaviour of financing activities by Islamic banks as well as the cyclicality behaviour of fixed-rate financing. More specifically, it investigates the impact of ... More


Risk Management Practices of Islamic Banks: International Evidence

Romzie Rosman and Abdul Rahim Abdul Rahman

in Islamic Banking and Financial Crisis: Reputation, Stability and Risks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748647613
eISBN:
9780748695133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647613.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines risk management in Islamic banking, particularly how risks are measured and what techniques are employed for risk mitigation. Drawing on the results of a questionnaire survey, ... More


Financial Performances of Islamic versus Conventional Banks

Clement M. Henry

in The Politics of Islamic Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748618361
eISBN:
9780748653089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618361.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter aims to gain a better understanding of the competitive advantages and disadvantages of Islamic banks compared to conventional banks operating in Muslim countries. From the perspective of ... More


Country Differences

Ibrahim Warde

in Islamic Finance in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612161
eISBN:
9780748653072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612161.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The role, the importance, the status and the characteristics of Islamic financial banking differ from one country to another. In some countries, the role of Islamic financial banking in the national ... More


Stability of Islamic Banks: A Comparison of Conventional and Islamic Banks

Matthias Verbeet

in Islamic Banking and Financial Crisis: Reputation, Stability and Risks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748647613
eISBN:
9780748695133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647613.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter compares the financial stability of Islamic banks with that of conventional banks in terms of performance based on measures such as return on equity and changes in capital structure such ... More


Liquidity Risk Management and Financial Performance of Islamic Banks: Empirical Evidence

Noraini Mohd Ariffin and Salina Hj. Kassim

in Islamic Banking and Financial Crisis: Reputation, Stability and Risks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748647613
eISBN:
9780748695133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647613.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter investigates how Islamic banks manage liquidity risk and handle maturity mismatches, as well as the relationship between liquidity risk management and financial performance as measured ... More


Towards an Islamic Model for the Middle East and North Africa?

Clement M. Henry

in Development Models in Muslim Contexts: Chinese, 'Islamic' and Neo-liberal Alternatives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639687
eISBN:
9780748653171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639687.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses an alternative model that is projected by the new colonial dialectic that Muslims may associate with globalisation. A postcolonial dialectic of opposition to Western market ... More


Strategic, Managerial, and Cultural Issues

Ibrahim Warde

in Islamic Finance in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612161
eISBN:
9780748653072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612161.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The rapid growth of Islamic finance is likely to last for a few more years given the opportunities presented by the huge Islamic market, which is only partially tapped. However, the picture is not ... More


Islamic Banking Modes of Finance: Proposals for Further Evolution

Abdel-Rahman Yousri Ahmad

in Islamic Perspectives on Wealth Creation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621002
eISBN:
9780748653096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621002.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Due to the prohibition of interest in Islam, Islamic banking cannot depend on lending activities. When the Islamic banking models were first proposed in the 1950s and later commenced operation, the ... More


Determinants of Islamic Banking Profitability

M. Kabir Hassan and Abdel-Hameed M. Bashir

in Islamic Perspectives on Wealth Creation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621002
eISBN:
9780748653096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621002.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines how bank characteristics and the overall financial environment affect the performance of Islamic banks, using bank-level data to analyse the performance indicators of Islamic ... More


Islamic Banking at the Crossroads: Theory versus Practice

Zubair Hasan

in Islamic Perspectives on Wealth Creation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621002
eISBN:
9780748653096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621002.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines the underlying reasons behind the widening gap between the conventional theory and current practice of Islamic banks, arguing that ‘No risk, no gain’ is not a sufficient general ... More


Islamic Perspectives on Wealth Creation

Munawar Iqbal and Rodney Wilson

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621002
eISBN:
9780748653096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621002.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Debt finance involving interest payments – the standard method in the global economy – goes against Qur'anic teaching and Shariah law. Wealth creation is therefore one of the greatest challenges ... More


Sharīcah Report: a Potential Tool for Sharīcan Non-Compliant Risk Management

Abdou Karim Diaw and Irawan Febianto

in Islamic Banking and Financial Crisis: Reputation, Stability and Risks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748647613
eISBN:
9780748695133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647613.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the extent to which Sharī’ah reports can be used as an effective tool in risk management, with emphasis on non-compliance risks. Drawing on the experience of the ten leading ... More


Risk Management and Islamic Forward Contracts

Sherin Binti Kunhibava

in Islamic Banking and Financial Crisis: Reputation, Stability and Risks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748647613
eISBN:
9780748695133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647613.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on risk management and the use of forward contracts in Islamic banks worldwide. It looks at contracts that are currently used in Islamic banks, including bai muajjal and wa’d as ... More


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