Law: Islamic Law

  • 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 – 2018-04-15 
    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 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 – 2018-03-23 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • The Politics and Law of Democratic Transition: Caretaker Government in Bangladesh book cover

    The Politics and Law of Democratic Transition

    Caretaker Government in Bangladesh

    By Sonia Zaman Khan

    Peaceful legal and political ‘changing of the guards’ is taken for granted in developed democracies, but is not evident everywhere. As a relatively new democracy, marred by long periods of military rule, Bangladesh has been encountering serious problems because of a prevailing culture of mistrust,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge

  • Legal Pluralism in Indonesia: Bridging the Unbridgeable book cover

    Legal Pluralism in Indonesia

    Bridging the Unbridgeable

    By Ratno Lukito

    With the revival of Islamic law and adat (customary) law in the country, this book investigates the history and phenomenon of legal pluralism in Indonesia. It looks at how the ideal of modernity in Indonesia has been characterized by a state-driven effort in the post-colonial era to make the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-04-06
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Muslim Family Law in Western Courts book cover

    Muslim Family Law in Western Courts

    Edited by Elisa Giunchi

    This book focuses on Islamic family law as interpreted and applied by judges in Europe, Australia and North America. It uses court transcriptions and observations to discuss how the most contentious marriage-related issues - consent and age of spouses, dower, polygamy, and divorce - are adjudicated…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Islam and Women's Income: Dowry and Law in Bangladesh book cover

    Islam and Women's Income

    Dowry and Law in Bangladesh

    By Farah Deeba Chowdhury

    This book examines the interrelationship between law, culture, patriarchy and religion in the context of contemporary Bangladesh. It explores the role of Islam in society and politics generally, and its influence on gender equality in particular. The work focuses on the situation of married women.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12
    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…

    Hardback – 2016-11-10
    Routledge
    Gender in Law, Culture, and Society

  • Islam and Warfare: Context and Compatibility with International Law book cover

    Islam and Warfare

    Context and Compatibility with International Law

    By Onder Bakircioglu

    The question of how Islamic law regulates the notions of just recourse to and just conduct in war has long been the topic of heated controversy, and is often subject to oversimplification in scholarship and journalism. This book traces the rationale for aggression within the Islamic tradition, and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Law of Armed Conflict

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • God-Conscious Organization and the Islamic Social Economy book cover

    God-Conscious Organization and the Islamic Social Economy

    By Masudul Alam Choudhury

    Can there be God-conscious organizational behaviour in the real world of today’s capitalist corporations and the alternatives? In this overview of God-consciousness as a moral-awareness model of preference formation, functions, structures, and programs of organization within the purview of…

    Hardback – 2016-08-19
    Routledge
    Islamic Business and Finance Series

  • Lex Petrolea and International Investment Law: Law and Practice in the Persian Gulf book cover

    Lex Petrolea and International Investment Law

    Law and Practice in the Persian Gulf

    By Nima Mersadi Tabari

    Lex Petrolea and International Investment Law: Law and Practice in the Persian Gulf offers readers a detailed analysis of jurisprudence on the settlement of upstream petroleum disputes between host states in the Persian Gulf and foreign investors. Dr Nima Mersadi Tabari considers the historical,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17
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    Lloyd's Environment and Energy Law Library

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