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Roles of the Islamic voluntary sector in Malaysia and Croatia


Md Nor, Mohd Zakhiri and Hodzic, Sabina and Mohamad, Ani Munirah (2018) Roles of the Islamic voluntary sector in Malaysia and Croatia. The European Proceedings of Social & Behavioural Sciences. pp. 254-260. ISSN 23571330

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Abstract

The aim of this paper is to examine the roles of the Islamic voluntary sector in two jurisdictions –one is representing an Asian country, Malaysia, and the other is the newest Member State of European Union, Croatia. The investigation undertaken in the research is purely library-based, engaging in secondary data including written rules, guidelines and reports in both jurisdictions. The preliminary findings reveal that there are numerous voluntary efforts being carried out by numerous organizations in both jurisdictions (Malaysia and Croatia), in sectors such as public finance, education, quality of life and health. The research further found that these efforts could potentially bring huge impacts to the development and well-being of the society, in four different dimensions: social, finance, organizational, and legal. This research will contribute to the body of knowledge on voluntary sectors especially on the roles and implications of the voluntary sectors towards shared prosperity of the people and economy in Malaysia and Croatia.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Voluntary sector, Islamic finance, Islamic economics.
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Divisions: School of Law
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 10 Jul 2019 08:37
Last Modified: 10 Jul 2019 08:37
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/26213

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