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The development of the legal parameters of the waqf institution in contemporary Iran and its socioeconomic impact (2014) - ThesisThis thesis argues that the laws of waqf in Iran lack modern relevance. Such laws have never been completely modernised, and the waqf system, no longer responsible for the delivery of public goods, still holds a vast ...