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, Prof M. H. Kamali discusses in this volume 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.

Prof Mohammad H. Kamali is Chairman of the International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He was formerly Professor of Law at the International Islamic University Malaysia, where he taught Islamic law and jurisprudence for over twenty years.