Research Handbook on Islamic Law and Society
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Research Handbook on Islamic Law and Society

Edited by Nadirsyah Hosen

The Research Handbook on Islamic Law and Society provides an examination of the role of Islamic law as it applies in Muslim and non-Muslim societies through legislation, fatwa, court cases, sermons, media, or scholarly debate. It illuminates the intersection of social, political, economic and cultural factors that inform Islamic Law across a number of jurisdictions. Chapters evaluate when and how actors and institutions have turned to Islamic law to address problems faced by societies in Muslim and, in some cases, Western states.
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Chapter 5: Corporate social responsibility and workplace casualties in Bangladesh: an appraisal of Islamic principles as a potential solution

S. M. Solaiman


This chapter highlights an important point that, although Shari’ah is not part of the domestic or positive law of Bangladesh governing employment relationships, a vast majority of its people respect and voluntarily adhere to the rights and obligations enunciated in Islam. The chapter examines the safety rights of workers and the corresponding obligation of their employers under the principles of Islamic law. It concludes that employers evidently fail to comply with their religious obligations to protect workers. It is in addition to their failures under municipal law.

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