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Title Charities in the non-western world : the development and regulation of indigenous and Islamic charities / edited by Rajeswary Ampalavanar Brown and Justin Pierce.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, 2013.


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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 341 pages) : illustrations, map
Series Routledge charities studies series ; 1
Routledge charities studies series ; 1.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Charities.
Islam -- Charities.
Charity laws and legislation.
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.
Summary "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"-- Provided by publisher.
Other Author Brown, Rajeswary Ampalavanar, 1943- editor.
Pierce, Justin (Islamic scholar), editor.
Walton, Oliver. Everything is politics.
Other Title Print version: Charities in the Non-Western World. London ; New York : Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, 2013 9780415857895