Revitalization of Waqf for Socio-Economic Development, Volume I

  • Khalifa Mohamed Ali
  • M. Kabir Hassan
  • Abd elrahman Elzahi Saaid Ali

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxii
  2. Role of Waqf Management in Socio-Economic Development

  3. Waqf Management and Poverty Alleviation

  4. Back Matter
    Pages 309-313

About this book


This book explores the various aspects of Waqf management in isIDB member countries/jurisdictions as well as in non-Muslim majority countries. Topics covered include Waqf regulation, its modernization and relationship to Maqasid Al-Shari’ah; performance of Waqf activities; time and activity-wise distribution of Waqf resource management; the antecedents and consequences of Waqf assets (both physical and cash); the strategies and models to promote Waqf-related activities for greater socio-economic development; good governance practices through the formulation of informed policies for Waqf projects; the confluence of Waqf, zakah, charity, and Islamic microfinance impacting socio-economic development and so on. Comprising different issues and perspectives adopted by various authors/researchers, the book is specifically designed to meet the needs of academics and industry practitioners in the field of Islamic finance to provide general and Shari’ah guidelines on the emerging issues within the subject.


Islamic finance Islamic banking Waqf socio-economic development poverty alleviation Shari’ah

Editors and affiliations

  • Khalifa Mohamed Ali
    • 1
  • M. Kabir Hassan
    • 2
  • Abd elrahman Elzahi Saaid Ali
    • 3
  1. 1.Islamic Research and Training InstituteIslamic Development BankJeddahSaudi Arabia
  2. 2.Department of Economics and FinanceUniversity of New OrleansNew Orleans, LAUSA
  3. 3.Islamic Research and Training InstituteIslamic Development BankJeddahSaudi Arabia

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Economics and Finance
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-18444-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-18445-2
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