Law: Islamic Law

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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

  • Legal Pluralism in Indonesia: Bridging the Unbridgeable book cover

    Legal Pluralism in Indonesia

    Bridging the Unbridgeable, 1st Edition

    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

    1st Edition

    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

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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
    Informa Law from Routledge
    Lloyd's Environment and Energy Law Library

  • Adjudicating Family Law in Muslim Courts book cover

    Adjudicating Family Law in Muslim Courts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elisa Giunchi

    While there are many books on Islamic family law, the literature on its enforcement is scarce. This book focuses on how Islamic family law is interpreted and applied by judges in a range of Muslim countries – Sunni and Shi'a, as well as Arab and non-Arab. It thereby aids the understanding of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

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