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The charitable crescent : politics of aid in the Muslim world

Author: Jonathan Benthall; Jérôme Bellion-Jourdan
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2003.
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Annotation This is a unique and original survey of Middle Eastern and Muslim charity groups, their work, and their links to the political firmament within the Islamic world today. It explains the conflict between two trends: the tradition of philanthropy of Muslim societies on the one hand, and the demands of politics on the other. In the process the authors identify a number of issues: who is entitled to benefit  Read more...
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Benthall, Jonathan.
Charitable crescent.
London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2003
(OCoLC)51994058
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Benthall; Jérôme Bellion-Jourdan
ISBN: 1417569263 9781417569267 1860649017 9781860649011 9780857711250 0857711253
OCLC Number: 57397017
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 196 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgements; Preface; Introduction; 1. Financial Worship; 2. WAQF and Islamic Finance; 3. Red Crescent Politics; 4. Helping the 'Brothers'; 5. NGOs in the Contemporary Muslim World; 6. Western Versus Islamic Aid?; 7. The Balkan Case; Conclusion; Abbreviation; Glossary of Islamic and Arabic Terms; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Jonathan Benthall and Jérôme Bellion-Jourdan.

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