Handbook of Islamic banking

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Edward Elgar,
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c2007.
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The Handbook of Islamic Banking comprises 25 studies by leading international experts on Islamic banking and finance specially commissioned to analyse the various debates and the current state of play in the field.From its origins thirty years ago, Islamic banking has expanded rapidly to become a distinctive and fast growing segment of the international banking and capital markets. Despite this expansion, Islamic banking still remains poorly understood in many parts of the Muslim world and continues to be a mystery in much of the West. This comprehensive Handbook provides a succinct analysis of the workings of Islamic banking and finance, accessible to a wide range of readers. At the same time, it seeks to bring the current research agenda and the main issues on Islamic banking before a wider audience.Islamic banking offers, as an alternative to conventional interest-based financing methods, a wide variety of financial instruments and investment vehicles based on profit-and-loss sharing arrangements. These are all explored in detail along with other subjects such as governance and risk management, securities and investment, structured financing, accounting and regulation, economic development and globalization.M. Kabir Hassan, Mervyn Lewis and the other contributors have created an authoritative and original reference work, which will contribute to a wider understanding of Islamic banking as well as provoking further discussion and research. It will be invaluable to all scholars, researchers and policymakers with an interest in this subject.
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table_of_contents Islamic banking : an introduction and overview / M. Kabir Hassan, Mervyn K. Lewis -- Development of Islamic economic and social thought / Masudul Alam Choudhury -- Islamic critique of conventional financing / Latifa M. Algaoud, Mervyn K. Lewis -- Profit-and-loss sharing contracts in Islamic finance / Abbas Mirakhor, Iqbal Zaidi -- Comparing Islamic and Christian attitudes to usury / Mervyn K. Lewis -- Incentive compatibility of Islamic financing / Humayon A. Dar -- Operational efficiency and performance of Islamic banks / Kym Brown, M. Kabir Hassan, Michael Skully -- Marketing Islamic financial products / Said M. Elfakhani, Imad J. Zbib, Zafar U. Ahmed -- Governance of Islamic banks / Volker Nienhaus -- Risk management in Islamic banking / Habib Ahmed, Tariqullah Khan -- Islamic money market instruments / Sam R. Hakim -- Trade financing in Islam / Ridha Saadallah -- Securitization in Islam / Mohammed Obaidullah -- Islamic project finance / Michael J.T. McMillen -- Islam and speculation in the stock exchange / Seif El-Din Tag El-Din, M. Kabir Hassan -- Islamic mutual funds / Said M. Elfakhani, M. Kabir Hassan, Yusuf M. Sidani -- Islamic banks and economic development / Monzer Kahf -- Islamic methods for government borrowing and monetary management / M. Fahim Khan -- Accounting standards for Islamic financial services / Simon Archer, Rifaat Ahmed Abdel Karim -- Mutualization of Islamic banks / Mahmoud A. El-Gamal -- Challenges facing the Islamic financial industry / M. Umer Chapra -- International Islamic financial institutions / Munawar Iqbal -- Islamic financial centres / Ricardo Baba -- Islamic banking and the growth of takaful / Mohd Ma'sum Billah -- Islamic banking in the west / Rodney Wilson.
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