Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 25 items

  • Keywords: Islamic finance x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Global Politics, Islamic Finance and Islamist Politics Before and After 11 September 2001

Ibrahim Warde

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/9780748618361.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Since its inception in the mid-1970s, Islamic finance was been firmly embedded within the US-centred international economic order under the tutelage of Saudi-supported pan-Islamism. With the end of ... More


The Evolution of Modern Islamic Finance

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/9780748612161.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Modern Islamic finance started in the 1970s, its emergence driven largely by the oil boom. However, it was bound to be transformed by the collapse of oil prices in the 1980s, and by the changes in ... More


Islamic Finance in Theory and Practice

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/9780748612161.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter provides background information on Islamic finance, beginning by defining Islamic finance whose operations and objectives are consistent with the Islamic law or the Shariah. It also ... More


Islamic Finance and Politics: Guilt by Association

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/9780748612161.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Critics of Islamic finance focus on the political mischief of Islamic banks on domestic and international terrain. The suspicion surrounding Islamic banks rests on the syllogism: political Islam at ... 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


Introduction: Islamic Finance in the Global Economy

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/9780748612161.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

For years, the Islamic sector has experienced a tremendous growth and has reached a sixfold increase over the past decade. No longer confined to the outer fringes of global finance, Islamic finance ... More


Capital Flight through Islamic Managed Funds

Rodney Wilson

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/9780748618361.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Much of Islamic World finance is generated locally but then invested in the Western markets; this phenomenon is called capital flight. In contrast, Muslim governments mostly fail to raise sufficient ... More


Introduction

Clement M. Henry and Rodney Wilson

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/9780748618361.003.0110
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In the wake of the terrorist attacks on the United States, the UN Security Council passed a resolution targeting transnational sources of terrorist funds. As the US and multinational institutions ... More


Counterdebt

Daromir Rudnyckyj

in Beyond Debt: Islamic Experiments in Global Finance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226551920
eISBN:
9780226552118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226552118.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The chapter illustrates contestations over the definition of Islamic finance by describing conflicting opinions among experts about what makes Islamic finance Islamic. It focuses on two main ... More


The Murabaha Syndrome in Islamic Finance: Laws, Institutions and Politics

Tarik M. Yousef

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/9780748618361.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Islamic intellectuals observed that the Muslim societies' banking and finance, which should be pegged on religious tenets, have undergone a rapid transformation in the past decades. According to the ... 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 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 Finance and the Global Political Economy

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/9780748612161.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In the three eras identified in the previous chapters, the evolution of Islamic finance was paradoxical. The creation of the first Islamic banks could be seen, especially in the context of oil crisis ... More


Financial Products and Instruments

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/9780748612161.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Most of the products offered by conventional financial institutions have some Islamic counterpart. Importantly, however, the underlying contracts are often fundamentally different. Take, for ... More


Islamic Finance and Venture Capital: A Practical Approach

Saqib Rashid

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/9780748621002.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter aims to increase awareness of the prevailing US-based VC (venture capital) model as an acceptable Islamic vehicle by providing a critical analysis of this mode of financing in the ... More


Beyond Debt: Islamic Experiments in Global Finance

Daromir Rudnyckyj

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226551920
eISBN:
9780226552118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226552118.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Recent economic crises have made the centrality of debt, and the instability it creates, increasingly apparent. This realization has led to calls for change—yet there is little popular awareness of ... More


Dubai

Christopher M. Bruner

in Re-Imagining Offshore Finance: Market-Dominant Small Jurisdictions in a Globalizing Financial World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190466879
eISBN:
9780190466909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190466879.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines Dubai, one of seven emirates that together constitute the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Although Dubai occupies a forbidding desert terrain along the Arabian (Persian) Gulf, the ... More


Conclusion

Clement M. Henry and Rodney Wilson

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/9780748618361.003.0111
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book has examined the conditions that may facilitate the growth of what appears to be a distinctively Islamic variety of capitalist development, identifying self-consciously Islamist financiers ... More


The Demand for Mushārakah in Urban Egypt by Small Business as a Test of the Pecking Order Hypothesis

Mohamed Nasr

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/9780748621002.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

For a long time, Islamic finance has been discussed from the supply side, and asymmetric information and agency problems have been given as the reasons for lack of use of mushārakah by Islamic banks. ... More


Conclusion: Islamic Finance and the Global Financial Meltdown

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/9780748612161.003.0020
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

When it first appeared in the mid-1970s, Islamic finance was generally dismissed as an inconsequential epiphenomenon of the oil boom. Introducing the religious factor in what was perceived as a ... More


View: