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Author Visser, H. (Herschel), 1943-

Title Islamic finance : principles and practice / Hans Visser.

Published Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, [2009]
©2009

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 UniM Giblin Eunson  332.1091767 VISS    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 184 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 152-171) and index.
Contents 1. Why Islamic finance? -- 2. Sources of Islamic law -- 3. The Islamic economy -- 4. Financial instruments -- 5. Islamic banks -- 6. Special sectors -- 7. Public finance and the monetary authorities -- 8. Islamic finance : a tentative verdict -- App. A. The Quran on riba -- App. B. The Quran on maysir -- App. C. The Bible on interest -- App. D. Useful web addresses.
Summary "Islamic finance is an especially momentous phenomenon, and this book will prove an essential read for students with an interest in money and banking, and particularly Islamic finance. It will also be highly influential for bankers and staff in financial institutions, as well as financial journalists, politicians and civil servants dealing with the financial industry."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Banks and banking -- Islamic countries.
Finance -- Islamic countries.
Banks and banking -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Finance -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
ISBN 9781845425258 (hbk.)
1845425251 (hbk.)