A Scientific Definition of Distributive Justice within Waqf Context

  • N.A. Ismail Centre for Graduate Studies, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, 86400 Parit Raja, Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia
  • I. Omar Faculty of Technology Management & Business, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia
  • K. S. Jamaludin Centre for Graduate Studies, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, 86400 Parit Raja, Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia
Keywords: Waqf, Distributive Justice, Sustainable

Abstract

Waqf can be a permanent protection instrument for ummah as it promotes income distribution. However, justice has been a critical issue in identifying waqf beneficiaries even most recipients had been stipulated in the waqf deed.  In addition, since waqf ventures into property, several risk and pressures due to the market volatility need to be considered in exercising waqf income distribution. Thus, how should waqf distributive justice be defined? This paper offers an insight into proposed definitions of distributive justice within waqf context. Using semantic analysis, explore an insight on how justice being achieve in waqf context? Several series of the interviews with officers that represent State Islamic Religious Councils in Malaysia had been conducted, thus this paper concluded there are 4 strategically subjects of waqf income recipients portfolio to portray waqf distributive justice definition; Principle, Productive, Perseverance and Progressive. Hence, justice being achieved in waqf when its” ongoing charity”  can naturally sustain to accommodate the society’s’ need

Published
2020-03-01
How to Cite
N.A. Ismail, I. Omar, & K. S. Jamaludin. (2020). A Scientific Definition of Distributive Justice within Waqf Context. SA Conference Series: Industrial Revolution 4.0, 1(1), 111-116. Retrieved from https://conference.scientiaca.org/index.php/ir4/article/view/14
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