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Another building stone in bridging the “great divide” of our time

International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management

ISSN: 1753-8394

Article publication date: 4 April 2008

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this Editorial is to assess whether there is a need for a new academic journal in the area of Islamic and Middle Eastern finance and management.

Design/methodology/approach

The Editorial discusses pertinent aspects in this field in order to justify this addition to the academic literature, as well as to explain the definitive areas covered by the journal.

Findings

The main components of the journal's niche area include the following prime items: Islamic finance, Islamic management (both business and public), and management in the Middle East region (including North Africa).

Originality/value

The journal represents another building stone in bridging the “great divide” of our time.

Keywords

Citation

Shubber, K. (2008), "Another building stone in bridging the “great divide” of our time", International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management, Vol. 1 No. 1, pp. 5-9. https://doi.org/10.1108/17538390810864214

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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