Islamic Insurance: A Modern Approach to Islamic Banking (Islamic Studies Series)
Type of authorship: authorship
Publisher location: London
Date of publication: 2004/03/25
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The book aims to contribute towards further understanding of the conceptual frameworks of Islamic insurance in the hope that the world community will appreciate and recognise Islamic insurance as a suitable alternative model to conventional insurance. Each chapter deals with a specific topic which is both interdisciplinary and international in scope, and all the chapters are concerned with insurance and its relevant law and practices in Islamic perspectives.]...[ Overall the book is quite persuasive on how Islamic insurance could work well globally. The author should be congratulated for this well-researched book which would be of interest to any economist and financial planner dealing with insurance. It could also serve as a text book at the graduate or advanced undergraduate level, and interested lay readers will find it a fine introduction to an important topic in the area of Islamic financial industry.