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Hasan Human Security and Philanthropy



Islamic Perspectives and Muslim Majority Country Practices

Softcover Nachdruck of the original 1. Auflage 2015, 362 Seiten, Kartoniert, Previously published in hardcover, Format (B × H): 155 mm x 235 mm, Gewicht: 6495 g Reihe: Nonprofit and Civil Society Studies
ISBN: 978-1-4939-4379-1
Verlag: Springer, Berlin


Hasan Human Security and Philanthropy

Muslims for hundreds of years have been involved in philanthropic activities targeting poor and needy people through varied types of ‘third sector’ organizations (TSOs). Nonetheless, many people in Muslim majority countries (MMCs), not having freedom from hunger, face human security crises. Not much is known about the TSOs or their human security provisions in MMCs. To fill this knowledge gap, this Volume documents and analyses philanthropy and all types of third sector organizations including the awqaf (Muslim endowments) vis-à-vis human security in MMCs. The study is comprehensive in treating the subject matter (analyzing the legal environment, characteristics, extent and functioning of all forms of the third sector and their human security performances) and in geographic coverage (incorporating all forty-seven Muslim majority countries in Africa and Asia). It is also innovative expounding TSO density analysis, state support score (SSS) and a third-sector capability measure (TCM) to study their interrelationships. It is an essential unique reference book for students and scholars of the third sector and human security, international organizations, development agencies, donor governments, security experts and in particular anybody with interests in Islam and MMCs.

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Section 1: The Introduction and Theoretical Framework.- Chapter 1: Muslim Majority Countries, Philanthropy, and Human Security: Concepts, and Contexts- Samiul Hasan.- Chapter 2: Human Security in A Globalised World: Concepts and Issues for the Muslim World- Ishtiaq Hossain and Adams Isiaka Abiodun.- Chapter 3: Islam, Property, and Philanthropy: Ethical and Philosophical Foundations and Cultural Influences- Samiul Hasan.- Section 2: Philanthropy and the third sector in the MMCs: Policy, Legal Framework, and Challenges.- Chapter 4: Philanthropy, Laws, and the Third Sector Growth: Analyses from MMCs- Samiul Hasan.- Section 3: Muslim Philanthropy in MMCs: Situational Analyses.- Chapter 5: Muslim Philanthropy: Praxis and Human Security across Muslim Majority Countries- Samiul Hasan.- Section 4: Third Sector Organizations and Human Security in MMCs: Extent, and Dimensions.- Chapter 6: Modern Third Sector Organizations in MMCs: People, Property, Mutuality- Samiul Hasan.- Chapter 7: The Waqf and Human Security in Muslim Majority Countries: Traditions, Practices, and Prospects- Niaz Ahmed Khan and Sultana Jareen.- Chapter 8: Microfinance Institutions, and Human Security in Muslim Majority Countries: Achievements and Challenges - Fatima Rasheed.- Section 5: Human Security in MMCs: Situational Analyses.- Chapter 9: Water, Gender, Philanthropy, and Human Security: Courses and Concerns in MMCs - George Odhiambo.- Chapter 10: Education and Health for Human Security in MMCs: Achievements and the Third Sector Interventions- Shahadut Hossain and Zahirul Hoque.- Chapter 11: Decent Work for Human Security in Muslim Majority Countries (MMCs) - Mohammad Zulfan Tadjoeddin.- Section 6: Conclusions and Recommendations.- Chapter 12: Philanthropy and Human Security in MMCs: Characteristics and Challenges- Samiul Hasan.


Hasan, Samiul
Dr. Samiul Hasan is an accomplished academic with teaching experience in universities in Australia, Bangladesh, Canada, Indonesia and the United Arab Emirates. With interests and expertise in voluntarism, governance, urban studies, human development and Islam, he has published many pioneering research works building a list of about 130 publications. His professional expertise and passion for researching and disseminating new knowledge about Islam and Muslim communities culminated in a major comparative study (as principal researcher and editor) of people, geography, colonial heritage, economic system and political structure and their impacts on human development in all 47 Muslim majority countries in Africa and Asia ('The Muslim World in the 21st Century: Space, Power and Human Development', Springer, 2012).


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