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Waqf, perpetual charity and poverty alleviation

Waqf, perpetual charity and poverty alleviation This paper discusses the potential role of the institution of waqf in poverty alleviation, particularly in the developing world. It attempts to define a new approach to poverty analysis and suggests a way to make the role of waqf more effective in the poverty alleviation and socio‐economic development of a resource‐poor country. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Social Economics Emerald Publishing

Waqf, perpetual charity and poverty alleviation

International Journal of Social Economics , Volume 29 (1/2): 17 – Jan 1, 2002

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2002 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0306-8293
DOI
10.1108/03068290210413038
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Abstract

This paper discusses the potential role of the institution of waqf in poverty alleviation, particularly in the developing world. It attempts to define a new approach to poverty analysis and suggests a way to make the role of waqf more effective in the poverty alleviation and socio‐economic development of a resource‐poor country.

Journal

International Journal of Social EconomicsEmerald Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 2002

Keywords: Developing countries; Economics; Ethics; Religion

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