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Academic sociology: The alarming rise in predatory publishing and its consequences for Islamic economics and finance

Hasan, Zubair (2017): Academic sociology: The alarming rise in predatory publishing and its consequences for Islamic economics and finance. Published in: ISRA: International Journal of Islamic Finance (Emerald insights) , Vol. 10, No. 1 (June 2018): pp. 6-18.

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Abstract

This study explores the causes and impact of predatory online publishing on Islamic economics and finance and takes a literature scan to identify the origin and expansion of predatory publishing, as references listed in the paper show. The personal experience and observation of the author over the decades of teaching at various universities endorses the evidence. Its originality lies in initiating discussion on an issue so far untouched in the field of Islamic economics and finance. It not only explores the impact of the affliction on the discipline but also suggests ways to curb the malady.

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