By Odeh Rashed, Professor Al-Jayyousi
In Islam and Sustainable improvement, Odeh Al-Jayyousi addresses the social, human and monetary dimensions of sustainability from an Islamic viewpoint. Islam is usually considered as a problem, chance and probability to the West, yet right here we're reminded that the party of cultural variety is a key part in Islamic values. selling universal knowing among East and West, this American-educated, heart Eastern-based writer bargains whatever broader and deeper than traditional Western methods of considering sustainability and provides new insights encouraged by way of Islamic worldviews.
Drawing on his roles as either educational researcher and senior improvement practitioner, Professor Al-Jayyousi applies his deep figuring out of Islamic values to modern environmental, monetary and social conflicts and crises and defines a framework for sustainability embracing neighborhood, nearby and worldwide views. He additionally addresses how schooling could produce innovation, wisdom construction and improvement to aid a brand new paradigm for sustainability that re-defines what constitutes reliable lifestyles, past consumerism and the construction of waste.
This booklet will curiosity coverage makers, improvement and donor groups, investment businesses and banks within the Islamic global and past, in addition to people with a qualified curiosity in making plans and in environmental and conservation concerns. students of Islamic and center japanese stories and extra greatly, people with an instructional curiosity in cultural and non secular reports, will locate that this publication in Gower's Transformation and Innovation sequence might be the main gigantic paintings but on sustainable improvement from an Islamic perspective.
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Islam and Sustainable Development: New Worldviews (Transformation and Innovation) by Odeh Rashed, Professor Al-Jayyousi