Proposing a non-monetary Islamic index for poverty measurement at Lembaga Zakat Selangor (LZS), Malaysia / Mohamed Saladin Abdul Rasool

Abdul Rasool, Mohamed Saladin (2016) Proposing a non-monetary Islamic index for poverty measurement at Lembaga Zakat Selangor (LZS), Malaysia / Mohamed Saladin Abdul Rasool. In: The Doctoral Research Abstracts. IGS Biannual Publication, 9 (9). Institute of Graduate Studies, UiTM, Shah Alam.

Abstract

In practice, most zakat organizations in Malaysia use the monetary approach in measuring poverty through the conventional Poverty Line Income (PLI) method, and recently the had al kifayah (HAK) approach was adopted by zakat institutions. The main aim of the present study is to present a multidimensional poverty measurement from an Islamic perspective as an alternative to the current monetary measurement. The study proposes an Islamic Poverty Index (IPI) which consists of non-monetary indicators comprising of maqasid-al shariah (objective of religion) elements, namely, religion, knowledge, physical self, offspring and wealth. The respondents of this cross-sectional study were recipients of zakat aid from Selangor Zakat Board (LZS), which has the highest zakat collection in Malaysia. The two main phases involved in the study are the development of a questionnaire as the research instrument and the data collection stage. An expert review was conducted to develop the questionnaire and the data collection was carried out through a survey aided by a structured questionnaire on selected heads of poor households using the proportionate sampling method in the state of Selangor, the most populated state (with the highest number of Muslims) in Malaysia…

Metadata

Item Type: Book Section
Creators:
CreatorsID Num. / Email
Abdul Rasool, Mohamed SaladinUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > Islam > Alms (Zakat) > Malaysia
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Institut Pengajian Siswazah (IPSis) : Institute of Graduate Studies (IGS)
Series Name: IGS Biannual Publication
Volume: 9
Number: 9
Item ID: 19715
Uncontrolled Keywords: Abstract; Abstract of thesis; Newsletter; Research information; Doctoral graduates; IPSis; IGS; UiTM; Lembaga Zakat Selangor
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/19715

Download

[img]
Preview
Text
ABS_MOHAMED SALADIN ABDUL RASOOL TDRA VOL 9 IGS 16.pdf

Download (658kB) | Preview

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item

Downloads

Downloads per month over past year