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Islamic finance: the convergence of faith, capital, and power

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This dissertation assesses how Islamic finance fares as an example of ‘civil compromise’ in Islamic law. By focusing on the Islamic project finance sector, my research examines how the industry’s main stakeholders (representing faith, capital, and power) cooperate and compete to bring about this compromise through the ‘Game of Islamic Bank Bargains’.

The Islamic finance industry is a work in progress, and while it has made some significant strides, it is still a niche in the global...

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Department:
St Antony's College, University of Oxford

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Department:
Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford
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Examiner
Department:
Durham University
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Examiner
Department:
Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford
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Supervisor
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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