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Islamic Foundations of Social Policy and Welfare


Special issue call for papers from International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy

Islamic Foundations of Social Policy and Welfare

A Special Issue of International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy

Guest Editor: Ali Akbar Tajmazinani, Allameh Tabataba'i University

The focus of this special issue will be on issues surrounding social welfare concepts from a Muslim perspective, addressing the status and role of Islamic teachings in social policy. This special issue will begin a debate on a topic which has not been widely addressed.

We welcome submissions to this special issue. Topics covered include (but are not limited to):

  • Values and principles of social policy and welfare in Islam (Brotherhood,

Takaful or public responsibility, social rights, need, Tawazun and equality,

avoidance of Tadawul and redistribution, etc.)

  • Strategies and solutions for providing social welfare based on Islamic

teachings (Zakat, Khums, Waqf, Sadaghah, Khayriah, Qard-al-Hasanah, Anfal,

Nazr, etc.)

  • Variations of social welfare practices in different Muslim societies
  •  Comparative perspectives between Islam and other religious approaches to social welfare.

Deadline and Submission Details

The submission deadline for all papers is 30th November 2018

The publication date of this special issue is March 2019

Conference papers will be considered for publication in this special issue. 

To submit your research, please visit:

https:/ /mc.manuscriptcentral.com/ ijssp