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Title:Understanding Islamic charities
Editors:Alterman, Jon B.ISNI
Hippel, Karin vonISNI
Year:2007
ISSN:0736-7163
Volume:29
Pages:186
Language:English
Series:Significant issues series
City of publisher:Washington, DC
Publisher:CSIS press
ISBN:9780892065134
Geographic terms:Somalia
Middle East
Europe
Subjects:charities
Islam
politics
terrorism
Abstract:This book explores the variety of roles that Muslim charities play in different countries, their interactions with national and international institutions, and the boundaries and connections between their philanthropic roles and their political impacts. Contributions: Islamic charities, faith-based organizations and the international aid system (Jonathan Benthall); Recognizing the Umma in humanitarianism: international regulation of Islamic charities (James Shaw-Hamilton); Aid effectiveness: improving relations with Islamic charities (Karin von Hippel); Islamic charities after catastrophes: the Kashmir earthquake and the Indian Ocean tsunami (John Ratcliffe); Saudi charities and support for terror (Jon B. Alterman); Islamic charities in Europe (Julianne Smith and Natalia Filipiak); Hamas: resistance and transformation of Palestinian society (Haim Malka); Hizballah: Islamic charity in Lebanon (A. Nizar Hamzeh); Islamic charities in Somalia (Andre Le Sage). [ASC Leiden abstract]

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