Law: Islamic Law

  • 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 – 2018-10-26 
    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 – 2018-09-10 
    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 – 2018-08-22 
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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