Islamic Finance in Europe: Towards a Plural Financial System (Studies in Islamic Finance, Accounting and Governance Series)

Islamic Finance in Europe: Towards a Plural Financial System (Studies in Islamic Finance, Accounting and Governance Series)

By: Valentino Cattelan (editor)Hardback

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Highlighting the impact of current globalization on financial markets, this topical book challenges the universality of Western property rights and interprets Islamic finance in Europe as part of a plural financial system, where different conceptions of economic justice(s) co-exist and influence each other. The contributing authors study issues of economic development and social integration from an Islamic perspective and outline the European approach to accommodating Islamic finance, with particular regard to the peculiarities of individual nation-states. Set in this context, the volume puts forward financial pluralism as a device to enhance a level playing field in the global marketplace, as well as to foster a plural open society.

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Contents

Contents: Preface Introduction. Babel, Islamic Finance and Europe: Preliminary Notes on Property Rights Pluralism Valentino Cattelan PART I: PLURALISM AND ISLAMIC FINANCE: CONCEPTUAL TOOLS 1. Law as a Kite: Managing Legal Pluralism in the Context of Islamic Finance Werner Menski 2. A Glimpse through the Veil of Maya: Islamic Finance and its Truths on Property Rights Valentino Cattelan PART II: ISLAMIC FINANCE, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND SOCIAL INTEGRATION 3. Islamic Moral Economy as the Foundation of Islamic Finance Mehmet Asutay 4. Financial Stability and Economic Development: An Islamic Perspective Salman Syed Ali 5. Islamic Banking Contracts and Risk Profile of Islamic Banks Claudio Porzio and Maria Grazia Starita 6. The Economic Impact of Islamic Finance and the EU Laurent Weill 7. Migrant Banking in Europe: Approaches, Meanings and Perspectives Luca M. Visconti and Enzo M. Napolitano 8. Empowering Women Worldwide: Is Islamic Law a Limit or a Resource in Arab Countries? Deborah Scolart PART III: ISLAMIC FINANCE IN EUROPE: ACCOMMODATING PLURALISM IN STATE LEGISLATIONS 9. Islamic Banking in the EU Legal Framework Gabriella Gimigliano 10. Regulating Islamic Financial Institutions in the United Kingdom Jonathan Ercanbrack 11. Luxembourg: A Leading Domicile for Shari'ah Compliant Investments Eleanor de Rosmorduc and Florence Stainier 12. Managing Islamic Finance vis-a-vis Laicite: The Case of France Ibrahim-Zeyyad Cekici 13. A Critical View on Islamic Finance in Germany Azadeh Farhoush and Michael Mahlknecht 14. Developments in Islamic Banking in Turkey: Emergence, Regulation and Performance Mehmet Asutay Conclusions. Towards a Plural Financial System Valentino Cattelan

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/04/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781781002506
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9781781002506
  • ISBN10: 1781002509

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