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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 34503–514 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2010.520530
Published: 01 October 2010
...Tarak Abdallah This article aims to highlight the nature of the relation established over centuries between state and waqf (Islamic endowment). After setting the context of the historical framework that shaped this relation, the article goes on to explore the effects on modern state strategy...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11419–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114002
Published: 04 December 2018
... settler incursions into the Al-Aqsa compound ( Al-Tahhan 2017 ). These activists joined forces with religious organizations present in the Old City, such as the Islamic waqf organizations, to unify efforts and provide a focal point for protests. They used organic strategies, such as protesting at prayer...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 1133–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113001
Published: 03 September 2018
..., the humanities, and the social sciences were excluded from curricula. Based on waqf , or charitable trust, Makdisi ( 1981 ) argues that Muslim-institutionalized education was religious, privately organized, and open to all Muslims who sought it. The state or governing powers had no control over the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 91115–125 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1118914
Published: 01 January 2016
... refugees and others in the Palestinian community. The second solution only modifies the first slightly. The third solution considers the view of Palestine as land that is an Islamic endowment (waqf) and that its liberation will take place in the long-term framework. This solution may accept the fighter s...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 74595–599 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.952146
Published: 01 October 2014
... if not outright misleading or clearly incorrect. The main thesis of his argument is that Islamic institutions were a hindrance to the economic development of Muslim societies. In particular, he singles out inheritance laws, the waqf, and corporate law (or lack of it). He adds that minorities in the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 73421–436 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.934532
Published: 01 July 2014
... minted currency. Social services were the domain of civil society through the millenary institution of the waqf , an institution similar to a trust fund. Social solidarity, or al-takaful , was the precursor 1400 years ago of the 20th century s social security. It was provided by civil society and not...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 73458–463 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.930985
Published: 01 July 2014
... Control of Palestine (1876 1909 by Fadwa Nuseirat. Abdul-Muhsenal-Qattan s Waqf for the Palestinian Cause. Beirut: Centre for Arab Unity Studies, 2014. 255 pp. The book examines Sultan Abdul Hamid s position visvis the Zionist Movement, his ability to protect the land and holy places, and to prevent the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 63325–340 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.799732
Published: 01 July 2013
...) with Balqaziz s (2004). 9. Ilm al-Kala m (Arabic: ), literally the study of speech or words , is the Islamic phi- losophical discipline of seeking theological principles through debates. 10. Cf. Yaseen (2008, pt 1). 11. Cf. Al-Sayyid (2011). 12. Cf. Repp (1989) and Al-Sayyid (1989); see also Waqf...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 44532–543 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.621384
Published: 01 October 2011
..., 2011. Les Fondatrices de Waqf à Beyrouth entre 1843 et 1909. Chronos, 23, 159 176. Ansari, K. Humayun, 2011. The Muslim world in British historical imaginations: re-thinking Orientalism? British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, 38 (1), 73 93. Arsan, Andrew Kerim, 2010. Roots and routes: the paths of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 4162–75 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.543779
Published: 01 January 2011
... of endowment similar to trust funds z ¯ ¯ Contemporary Arab Affairs 73 known as waqf as well as zak[amacr ] t funds (Islamic alms) that were instrumental in insti- tutionalizing social solidarity well before the establishment of social security. The section on social justice is the shortest (eight...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 34534–550 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2010.523280
Published: 01 October 2010
..., retired , laid off or makes his living out of selling vegetables, managing a grocery/mini-market or works as an office boy , his monthly income is low and he is therefore inclined to stay in endowment housing (bayt al-waqf), to live as a squatter or to rent, and he is more likely to receive...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 34572–582 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2010.519183
Published: 01 October 2010
... + 148 pp. Articles Al-Anezi, Fawaz, 2010. Juvenile delinquency in Kuwait: applying social disorganization theory. DOMES (Digest of Middle East Studies), 19 (1), 68 81. Aref, Nasr M., 2009. The institutional structure of Waqf in the Nile Valley countries. Awqaf, 9 (17), 29 56. Buckner, Elizabeth S. and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 33297–333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2010.494405
Published: 01 July 2010
... sheikhs of the tribes and clans and the skeikhs of Sufi orders and heads of sects.15 Along with this, the mosque was a centre for cultural dissemination. And the waqf (charitable endowment) was a major inde- pendent institution established by people through their giving, and it performed its weighty role...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 32230–242 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550911003707409
Published: 01 April 2010
...-national polity. History and Anthropology, 20 (4), 363 393. 238 Bibliography Feldman, Ilana, 2009. Gaza s humanitarianism problem. Journal of Palestine Studies, 38 (3/ 151), 22 37. Ghanim, Ibrahim El-Bayoumi, 2009. Historical formation of the Waqf function in the Arab societies. Awqaf, 9 (16), 13 42...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 32193–206 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550911003741671
Published: 01 April 2010
... an acquired hereditary family right; and second, due to the financial and fiscal possibilities that could be attained through the institutions and properties of the Islamic pious endowments of waqf. Groups of notables who were prominent personalities, princes and aghas whose power depended on...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2009; 24552–565 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910903236725
Published: 01 October 2009
... principle but their vision of such a state differs from either the bi-national or secular democratic models supported by most proponents of the single-state ideal. The refer- ence in the charter of am[amacr ] s to the land of Palestine as a waqf that is, inalienable, and to be held in trust for Muslims...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2009; 21143–161 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910802576213
Published: 01 January 2009
... Da¯ ¯ al-Isla¯m al-Shahha¯l, who administers several institutions. N Tripoli s Institute for Islamic Legal Sciences (Ma had T: ra¯blus li-l- ulu¯m al- Shar ¯yah) headed by Sheikh Fawa¯z Azmirl ¯ (of Waqf al-Abra¯r). N The al-Bukha¯r ¯ Institute (Ma had al-Bukha¯r in Aqqa¯r headed by Sheikh Bila¯l H...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2009; 22331–341 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910902854023
Published: 01 April 2009
..., religious minorities and tribal communities. Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication, 1 (2), 197 215. Sha ban, Fuad. 2008. From Liberty Hall to Abu Ghraib: the paradox of American values. Journal of Contemporary Iraqi Studies, 2 (2), 165 194. Suleiman, Muhammad. 2008. Islamic Waqf and the social...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2008; 14667–679 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910802390706
Published: 01 October 2008
... the March 14th Coalition reached a compromising ministerial statement regarding the issue Hezbollah s weapons (Al-Hayat, Beirut, 31 July 2008). Nouakchott N A new Mauritanian government was formed by Yahya Ould Ahmed al-Waqf to succeed the government of al-Zein Ould Zaidan, which resigned on 8 May...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2008; 14655–666 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910802390698
Published: 01 October 2008
... Islamic Societies and Cultures). Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. xxi+377 pp. Articles Assi, Eman, 2008. Islamic Waqf and management of cultural heritage in Palestine. International Journal of Heritage Studies, 14 (4), July. pp. 380 385. Lee, Robert D., 2008. Tunisian intellectuals: responses to...