Law: Islamic Law

  • Muslim Women's Rights: Contesting Liberal-Secular Sensibilities in Canada. book cover

    Muslim Women's Rights

    Contesting Liberal-Secular Sensibilities in Canada.

    By Tabassum Ruby

    In the post-9/11 environment, the figure of the Muslim woman is at the forefront of global politics. Her representation is often articulated within a rights discourse that is embedded within liberal-secular sensibilities. These sensibilities include notions of rights, freedom, equality, rational…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Global Gender

  • Routledge Handbook of Islamic Law book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Islamic Law

    Edited by Khaled Abou El Fadl, Ahmad Atif Ahmad

    This Handbook is a detailed reference source comprising of original articles covering the origins, history, theory and practice of Islamic law. Previous publications on this topic have approached Islamic law from practically every disciplinary and pedagogical perspective (philology, history,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-05 
    Routledge

  • Islamic Law and International Commercial Arbitration book cover

    Islamic Law and International Commercial Arbitration

    By Maria Bhatti

    This book examines the intersection between contemporary International Commercial Arbitration and Shariʿa law in order to determine possible tensions that may arise between the two systems. It develops evidentiary and procedural rules under Shariʿa, as well as examining the consequences of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-10 
    Routledge
    Islamic Law in Context

  • The Genealogy of Terror: How to distinguish between Islam, Islamism and Islamist Extremism book cover

    The Genealogy of Terror

    How to distinguish between Islam, Islamism and Islamist Extremism

    By Matthew L. N. Wilkinson

    In the first two decades of the twenty-first century, the events of 9/11, 7/7, the War on Terror and the Caliphate and atrocities of the so-called Islamic State have dominated Western consciousness and wreaked havoc in parts of the Muslim-majority world. In their wake, a spate of books has been…

    Hardback – 2018-09-12 
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Islamic Law and Society in Iran: A Social History of Qajar Tehran book cover

    Islamic Law and Society in Iran

    A Social History of Qajar Tehran

    By Nobuaki Kondo

    The relationship between Islamic law and society is an important issue in Iran under the Islamic Republic. Although Islamic law was a pivotal element in the traditional Iranian society, no comprehensive research has been made until today. This is because modern reformers emphasized the lack of rule…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Blasphemy, Islam and the State: Pluralism and Liberalism in Indonesia book cover

    Blasphemy, Islam and the State

    Pluralism and Liberalism in Indonesia

    By Stewart Fenwick

    This book draws on the work of Rawls to explore the interaction between faith, law and the right to religious freedom in post-Soeharto Indonesia, the world’s largest democracy after India and the United States.  It argues that enforcement of Islamic principles by the state is inconsistent with…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Islamic Feminisms: Rights and Interpretations Across Generations in Iran book cover

    Islamic Feminisms

    Rights and Interpretations Across Generations in Iran

    By Roja Fazaeli

    This book explores the contentious topic of women’s rights in Muslim-majority countries, with a specific focus on Iran and the Iranian women’s movement from 1906 to the present. The work contextualizes the authorial self through the use of personal narrative and interviews. A new critique of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Gender in Law, Culture, and Society

  • Accommodating Muslims under Common Law: A Comparative Analysis book cover

    Accommodating Muslims under Common Law

    A Comparative Analysis

    By Salim Farrar, Ghena Krayem

    The book explores the relationship between Muslims, the Common Law and Sharīʽah post-9/11. The book looks at the accommodation of Sharīʽah Law within Western Common Law legal traditions and the role of the judiciary, in particular, in drawing boundaries for secular democratic states with Muslim…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Changing God’s Law: The dynamics of Middle Eastern family law book cover

    Changing God’s Law

    The dynamics of Middle Eastern family law

    Edited by Nadjma Yassari

    This volume identifies and elaborates on the significance and functions of the various actors involved in the development of family law in the Middle East. Besides the importance of family law regulations for each individual, family law has become the battleground of political and social…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    Islamic Law in Context

  • Religion as Empowerment: Global legal perspectives book cover

    Religion as Empowerment

    Global legal perspectives

    Edited by Kyriaki Topidi, Lauren Fielder

    This volume shows how and why legal empowerment is important for those exercising their religious rights under various jurisdictions, in conditions of legal pluralism. At the same time, it also questions the thesis that as societies become more modern, they also become less religious. The authors…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Applied Family Law in Islamic Courts: Shari’a Courts in Gaza book cover

    Applied Family Law in Islamic Courts

    Shari’a Courts in Gaza

    By Nahda Shehada

    Written from an ethnographic perspective, this book investigates the socio-legal aspects of Islamic jurisprudence in Gaza-Palestine. It examines the way judges, lawyers and litigants operate with respect to the law and with each other, particularly given their different positions in the power…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29
    Routledge
    Islamic Law in Context

  • Islam, Law and the Modern State: (Re)imagining Liberal Theory in Muslim Contexts book cover

    Islam, Law and the Modern State

    (Re)imagining Liberal Theory in Muslim Contexts

    By Arif A. Jamal

    Within the global phenomenon of the (re)emergence of religion into issues of public debate, one of the most salient issues confronting contemporary Muslim societies is how to relate the legal and political heritage that developed in pre-modern Islamic polities to the political order of the modern…

    Hardback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

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