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By Samiul Hasan

Muslims for centuries were taken with philanthropic actions concentrating on terrible and needy humans via assorted sorts of ‘third area’ firms (TSOs). still, many of us in Muslim majority nations (MMCs), no longer having freedom from starvation, face human defense crises. now not a lot is understood in regards to the TSOs or their human defense provisions in MMCs. To fill this information hole, this quantity files and analyses philanthropy and all kinds of 3rd region firms together with the awqaf (Muslim endowments) vis-`-vis human defense in MMCs. The learn is complete in treating the subject material (analyzing the criminal setting, features, quantity and functioning of all sorts of the 3rd quarter and their human safety performances) and in geographic assurance (incorporating all forty-seven Muslim majority nations in Africa and Asia). it's also leading edge expounding TSO density research, kingdom help rating (SSS) and a third-sector power degree (TCM) to review their interrelationships. it really is a vital specified reference booklet for college students and students of the 3rd region and human safety, overseas firms, improvement corporations, donor governments, safety specialists and specifically anyone with pursuits in Islam and MMCs.

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2 Social Requirement or Religious Obligation Creating Political Influence Human beings by nature are social beings and cannot grow to their full potential in isolation (cf. Ibn Khaldun). The opportunity of living in society does bring some benefits, and creates some responsibility. Belonging to a particular group 21 Though there was emphasis on professional specialization, most guilds fell into one of the three areas of production and trade: food, textiles, and construction. The silk spinners who worked in one large workshop made up one guild, while their colleagues in shops throughout Aleppo formed another (Marcus, 1989: 157–159).

Nonetheless, these two measures are always problematic because simply escaping poverty and being employed do not necessarily make people economically secure. This is because the problems are related to how these two measures are operationalized. Thus the chapter is built upon a premise that work for human security would be best viewed from the International Labor Organization’s (ILO) decent work perspective. In most MMCs, like in many other low income countries in Africa and Asia, availability of work simply cannot be treated as a step toward human security because in a poor society, in most cases, people cannot afford to be unemployed.

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