ISBN-10:
0415311055
ISBN-13:
9780415311052
Pub. Date:
03/25/2004
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Islamic Insurance: A Modern Approach to Islamic Banking / Edition 1

Islamic Insurance: A Modern Approach to Islamic Banking / Edition 1

by Aly Khorshid
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ISBN-13: 9780415311052
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/25/2004
Series: Routledge Islamic Studies Series
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

Aly Khorshid, born in Egypt, received his Ph.D. from the University of Leeds in 2001. He is a researcher in Islamic economics, and a consultant to Islamic banks and Islamic institutions in both the Middle East and Europe. Besides being a company director, he is also on the board of management of several companies. Dr Khorshid has published various articles on Islamic economics.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. The Meaning of Insurance in Islam 2. Riba (Usury) and Gharar (Risk) 3. Pre-Modern and Modern Jurists' Standing on Insurance 4. The Development of Mutual Insurance in the West 5. The Development of Islamic Banking and Insurance in Malaysia: A Case Study 6. The Development of Islamic Banking and Insurance in Saudi Arabia: A Case Study 7. Basic Principles for an Insurance Scheme Acceptable to the Islamic Faith 8. Conclusion

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