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Charities in the Non-Western World : the development and regulation of indigenous and Islamic charities

Author: Rajeswary Ampalavanar Brown; Justin Pierce, (Islamic scholar); Oliver Walton
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, 2013.
Series: Routledge charities studies series, 1
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book looks at the operation of indigenous charities at a regional, localised and global level. Chapters focus on the adaptation, accountability and operation of charities across a wide range of jurisdictions from China to Indonesia, Thailand, Iran, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Lebanon and Turkey. It examines the ownership, participation and accountability of charities in a regional, localised and international  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rajeswary Ampalavanar Brown; Justin Pierce, (Islamic scholar); Oliver Walton
ISBN: 9780415857895 0415857899
OCLC Number: 858310532
Description: xvi, 341 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.
Contents: Everything is politics : understanding the political dimensions of NGO legitimacy in conflict-affected regions / Oliver Walton --
The role and governance of Islamic faith organisations in South Africa / Justin Pierce --
Co-operatives and the state in Burma/Myanmar, 1900-2012 : a case study of failed top-down co-operative development models? / Anthony Webster --
Charity reconstructed : the transformation of social welfare in rural Japan in the nineteenth century / Marion Ehlers --
Private charities and the public good : institutional memory of plague prevention in Manchuria / Thomas Dubois --
Re-form hui identity and the communal network in the imperial extension from Ming to Qing in southwest Chinese frontier / Ma Jianxiong --
Universalistic humanitarianism in mainland China : a case study of a French NGO / Gilles Guiheux and Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce --
In the world but not of the world : governing Christian charities in contemporary China / Nanlai Cao --
Boundaries of non-state welfare provision : comparative evidence from Turkey, Sudan and Germany / Fulya Apaydin --
The diversity of Islamic charitable activities : analytical distinctions among Shi'a Muslim organizations in Lebanon / Melani Cammett --
Saudi charitable impulse abroad : the coercive power of belief and money in Thailand / Rajeswary Ampalavanar Brown --
Saudi charity to Hadhramaut as a bone of contention : the Hijaz Fund episode, 1949-50 / Christian Lekon --
Comparative perspective on the growth and legal transformations of Arab (Islamic) charities / Benoit Challand --
Colonial state and Muslim institutions : history of regulatory framework for awqaf (religious endowments) in British India / Muhammad Zubair Abbasi.
Series Title: Routledge charities studies series, 1
Responsibility: edited by Rajeswary Ampalavanar Brown and Justin Pierce.

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"This book looks at the operation of indigenous charities at a regional, localised and global level. Chapters focus on the adaptation, accountability and operation of charities across a wide range of jurisdictions from China to Indonesia, Thailand, Iran, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Lebanon and Turkey. It examines the ownership, participation and accountability of charities in a regional, localised and international context, and draws on the experiences and operation of charities"--

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