xxvi, 516 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
9780470030691 cloth alkaline paper
Wiley finance series.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 497-504) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Distinguishing features of the Islamic economic system The main prohibitions and business ethics in Islamic economics and finance The philosophy and features of Islamic finance Islamic law of contracts and business transactions Trading in Islamic commercial law Loan and debt in Islamic commercial law Overview of financial institutions and products: conventional and Islamic Murabaha and musawamah Forward sales : salam and istisna'a Ijarah / leasing Participatory modes : shirkah and its variants Some accessory contracts Application of the system : financing principles and practices Sukuh and securitization : vital issues in Islamic capital markets Takaful : an alternative to conventional insurance An appraisal of common criticism of Islamic banking and finance The way forward.