The Right to Education, Work and Welfare in Islam

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Continuing from his earlier discussions of fundamental human rights from an Islamic perspective, in this volume Professor M. H. Kamali discusses a person’s right to education, work and welfare.

The following subjects are discussed: a classification of knowledge from the Islamic perspective, children's education, academic freedom, science and religion; the value of work, work ethics, fair trading, workers' rights; the obligations of society and the state towards those who are in need, the obligations of individuals, the establishment and objectives of charities.

This title is vol. 6 of the fundamental rights & liberties in Islam series: Principles and Applications

About Author:

Mohammad Hashim Kamali is an Afghan Islamic scholar and former professor of law at the International Islamic University of Malaysia.

Mohammad Hashim Kamali served as Professor of Islamic law and jurisprudence at the International Islamic University Malaysia, and also as Dean of the International Institute of Islamic Thought & Civilisation (ISTAC) from 1985-2007. He is currently the CEO of the International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies (IAIS) Malaysia. He studied law at Kabul University and then served as Assistant Professor, and subsequently as Public Prosecutor with the Ministry of Justice, Afghanistan, 1965-1968. He completed his LL.M. in comparative law and a PhD in Islamic and Middle Eastern law at the University of London, 1969–1976.

Author: Mohammad Hashim Kamali
Format: Paperback
Pages: 306
Publisher: Islamic Texts Society
Published: 2011
Dimensions: 23 x 157 x 234 mm
ISBN13: 9781903682593

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