Interpreting Financial Consumption Experiences: the Case of British-Muslims

Ahmad Jamal, Cardiff University, UK
Akmal Hanuk, Islamic Banking and Finance Institute, UK
Omer Rana, Cardiff University, UK
Focus group sessions were conducted to explore meanings that financial consumption experiences hold for British-Muslims. Conventional and Islamic banking experiences based on personal standards and religious ideals are discussed. Participants negotiate conflicts using coping strategies to deal with guilt that pervade. Findings offer several points of contribution to future research.
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Ahmad Jamal, Akmal Hanuk, and Omer Rana (2013) ,"Interpreting Financial Consumption Experiences: the Case of British-Muslims", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 41, eds. Simona Botti and Aparna Labroo, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research.