Faris, N., Abdalla, M. Leadership in Islam: Thoughts, Processes and Solutions in Australian Organizations: available early February 2018

Rane, H., Ewart, J., and Abdalla, M. (Edited Book) (2010). Islam and the Australian News Media. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press.

Abdalla, M 2008, Islamic science: the myth of the decline theory, VDM Verlag, Germany.

Book Chapters

Chown, D. (2016). You, me, we – valuing diversity and promoting inclusivity. In S. Dickens, M. Nemec, J. Butterworth, D. Chown, T. Priest & C. Hall. Health and Physical Education for the Australian Curriculum 7 & 8 (pp. 174 – 191). Port Melbourne: Cambridge University Press.

Chown, D. (2016). Where do games come from? In S. Dickens, M. Nemec, J. Butterworth, D. Chown, T. Priest & C. Hall. Health and Physical Education for the Australian Curriculum 7 & 8 (pp. 284 – 304). Port Melbourne: Cambridge University Press.

Chown, D. (2016). Let’s join in. In S. Dickens, M. Nemec, J. Butterworth, D. Chown, T. Priest & C. Hall. Health and Physical Education for the Australian Curriculum 7 & 8 (pp. 332 – 347). Port Melbourne: Cambridge University Press.

Abdalla, M 2012, 'The way forward for Muslim women: reflections on Australia's social inclusion agenda', in T Lovat (ed.) (eds), Women in Islam: reflections on historical and contemporary research, Springer, Netherlands, pp. 135-147.

Abdalla, M & Rane, H 2011, 'Behind a veil: Islam's democratic history', in Isakhan, B & Stockwell, S (editors) (eds), The secret history of democracy part II, Palgrave Macmillan, UK, pp. 79-91.

Abdalla, M 2011, 'Do Australian Muslims need a mufti?: analysing the institution of ifta in the Australian context', in N Hosen & R Mohr (eds) (eds), Law and religion in public life: the contemporary debate, Taylor and Francis, UK, pp. 214-228.

Abdalla, M & Patel, IMA 2010, 'An Islamic perspective on ageing and spirituality', in Elizabeth MacKinlay (ed.) (eds), Ageing and spirituality across faiths and cultures, Jessica Kingsley, UK, pp. 112-123.

Abdalla, M 2010, 'Muslims in Australia: negative views and positive contributions', in Rane, H, Ewart, J & Abdalla, M (editors) (eds), Islam and the Australian news media, Melbourne University Press, Australia, pp. 26-49.

Rane, H & Abdalla, M 2009, 'Islam and the struggle for democracy', in Heazle, M, Griffiths, M & Conley, T (editors) (eds), Foreign policy challenges in the 21st century, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, UK, pp. 164-184.


Faris, N. 2017. Leadership in an Australian Context: Highlighting a Qualitative Investigation with Construct Validity Support.  The Qualitative Report, vol 22, no. 5, pp. 1420-1438.

Selim, N. 2017. Muslim societies’ ambivalence to Arabic: reasons, manifestations and consequences. International Journal of Islamic Thought, vol 11, no. 4, pp. 30-42. 

Chown, D., & Alam, O. 2017, 'Towards authentic behaviour management models for Islamic schools - A Framework Synthesizing Research', Islam and civilisational renewal, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 188-202.

Bianchi, RJ , Drew, ME & Nathie, M 2015, 'Shariah compliant stock indexes: a long-term perspective', Canadian journal of Islamic economics & finance, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 1-25.

Rane, H , Amath, N & Faris, N 2015, 'Multiculturalism and the integration of multigenerational muslim communities in Queensland, Australia', Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs, vol. 35, no. 4, pp. 503-519.

Fitzpatrick, SJ , Jordens, CF , Kerridge, IH , Keown, D , Walter, JJ , Nelson, P , Abdalla, M , Lehmann, LS & Sarma, D 2014, 'Religious perspectives on the use of psychopharmaceuticals as an enhancement technology', Journal of Religion and Health, vol. 53, no. 5, pp. 1440-1455.

Chown, D 2013, 'Tackling controversy in the classroom: the introduction of senior health education in an Islamic school context', Active & healthy magazine, vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 14-17.

Doran, B , Drew, ME & Nathie, M 2013, 'Sequence of returns risk for Islamic investors', Journal of Islamic Economics, Banking and Finance, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 27-52.

Hersi, A & Abdalla, M 2013, 'Shar?'a law and the legality of consumption of Khat (Catha Edulis): views of Australian Im?ms', International journal of humanities and social science, vol. 3, no. 21, pp. 248-257.

Rahimullah, RH , Larmar, S & Abdalla, M 2013, 'Radicalization and terrorism: research within the Australian context', International journal of criminology and sociology, vol. 2, pp. 180-185.

Rahimullah, RH , Larmar, S & Abdalla, M 2013, 'Understanding violent radicalization amongst muslims: a review of the literature', Journal of psychology and behavioral science, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 19-35.

Abdalla, M 2012, 'Sacred law in a secular land: to what extent should Shar?'a law be followed in Australia?', Griffith Law Review, vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 657-679.

Freudenberg, B & Nathie, M 2012, 'Chasing Islamic finance: a framework to assess the potential benefits of Australian tax reforms to facilitate Islamic finance', Review of business, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 58-70.

Nathie, M , Drew, JM & Drew, ME 2012, 'Ponzi operandi: affinity fraud risk for shariah compliant investment funds', ISRA International journal of Islamic finance, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 7-37.

Faris, N & Parry, K 2011, 'Islamic organizational leadership within a Western society: The problematic role of external context', Leadership Quarterly, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 132-151.

Freudenberg, B & Nathie, M 2011, 'Islamic finance in Australia: methods for tax reform', Asia Pacific Journal of Taxation, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 69-87.

Rane, H , Nathie, M , Isakhan, B & Abdalla, M 2011, 'Towards understanding what Australia's Muslims really think', Journal of Sociology, vol. 47, no. 2, pp. 123-143.

Ibrahim, N & Abdalla, M 2010, 'A critical examination of qur'an 4:34 and its relevance to intimate partner violence in muslim families', Journal of Muslim mental health, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 327-349.

Nathie, M 2010, 'Islamic bank failure: a case study', ISRA International journal of Islamic finance, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 7-34.

Nathie, M & Freudenberg, B 2010, 'The constitution and Islam: are tax reforms possible to facilitate Islamic finance?', Revenue Law Journal, vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 127-162.

Rane, H & Abdalla, M 2008, 'Mass media Islam: the impact of media imagery on public opinion', Australian journalism review, vol. 30, no. 1, pp. 39-49.

Technical Reports

Areas of study and research

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