Law: Islamic Law

  • Law and Religion in Public Life: The Contemporary Debate book cover

    Law and Religion in Public Life

    The Contemporary Debate, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nadirsyah Hosen, Richard Mohr

    With religion at centre stage in conflicts worldwide, and in social, ethical and geo-political debates, this book takes a timely look at relations between law and religion. To what extent can religion play a role in secular legal systems? How do peoples of various faiths live successfully by both…

    Paperback – 2013-04-12

  • The Legal and Regulatory Aspects of Islamic Banking: A Comparative Look at the United Kingdom and Malaysia book cover

    The Legal and Regulatory Aspects of Islamic Banking

    A Comparative Look at the United Kingdom and Malaysia, 1st Edition

    By Abdul Karim Aldohni

    During the last ten years the Islamic banking sector has grown rapidly, at an international level, as well as in individual jurisdictions including the UK. Islamic finance differs quite substantially from conventional banking, using very different mechanisms, and operating according to a different…

    Paperback – 2013-04-12
    Routledge Research in Finance and Banking Law

  • Islam, Law and Identity book cover

    Islam, Law and Identity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marinos Diamantides, Adam Gearey

    The essays brought together in Islam, Law and Identity are the product of a series of interdisciplinary workshops that brought together scholars from a plethora of countries.  Funded by the British Academy the workshops convened over a period of two years in London, Cairo and Izmir. The workshops…

    Paperback – 2013-04-01

  • Bedouin Justice: Law and Custom Among the Egyptian Bedouin book cover

    Bedouin Justice

    Law and Custom Among the Egyptian Bedouin, 1st Edition

    By Austin Kennett

    This volume was originally published in 1925 and is a digest of the law and practice of the Bedouin Courts, together with an account of desert life and customs.  …

    Paperback – 2013-02-14

  • Honour, Violence, Women and Islam book cover

    Honour, Violence, Women and Islam

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mohammad Mazher Idriss, Tahir Abbas

    Why are honour killings and honour-related violence (HRV) so important to understand? What do such crimes represent? And how does HRV fit in with Western views and perceptions of Islam? This distinctively comparative collection examines the concept of HRV against women in general and Muslim women…

    Paperback – 2011-08-19

  • A Discourse on Domination in Mandate Palestine: Imperialism, Property and Insurgency book cover

    A Discourse on Domination in Mandate Palestine

    Imperialism, Property and Insurgency, 1st Edition

    By Zeina B. Ghandour

    British discourse during the Mandate, with its unremitting convergence on the problematic ‘native question’, and which rested on racial and cultural theories and presumptions, as well as on certain givens drawn from the British class system, has been taken for granted by historians. The validity of…

    Paperback – 2011-07-26

  • New Courts in Asia book cover

    New Courts in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Harding, Penelope Nicholson

    This book discusses court-oriented legal reforms across Asia with a focus on the creation of ‘new courts’ over the last 20 years. Contributors discuss how to judge new courts and examine whether the many new courts introduced over this period in Asia have succeeded or failed. The ‘new courts’ under…

    Paperback – 2011-05-17
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • Women, Islam and Everyday Life: Renegotiating Polygamy in Indonesia book cover

    Women, Islam and Everyday Life

    Renegotiating Polygamy in Indonesia, 1st Edition

    By Nina Nurmila

    This book examines Islam and women’s everyday life, focusing in particular on the highly controversial issue of polygamy. It discusses the competing interpretations of the Qur’anic verses that are at the heart of Muslim controversies over polygamy, with some groups believing that Islam enshrines…

    Paperback – 2011-04-11
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Islamic Law in Africa book cover

    Islamic Law in Africa

    1st Edition

    By J N D Anderson

    This volume represents a unique survey of the extent to which Islamic law is in fact applied in those parts of East and West Africa which were at one time under British administration. It examines the relevant legislation and case law, much of which has never appeared in any Law Reports; the judges…

    Paperback – 2010-12-14

  • Muslim Law: An Historical Introduction to the Law of Inheritance book cover

    Muslim Law

    An Historical Introduction to the Law of Inheritance, 1st Edition

    By Alexander David Russell

    This volume, orginally published in 1925, outlines the historical development of the Muslim law of inheritance in pre-Islamic Law. It discusses the ranking of heirs and guardians, reforms introduced by Muhammad, subsequent development of the law, and rise of the orthodox schools.  …

    Paperback – 2010-12-03

  • Islamic Law and Society in the Sudan book cover

    Islamic Law and Society in the Sudan

    1st Edition

    By Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban

    First published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2010-12-03

  • Islamic Law book cover

    Islamic Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gavin Picken

    Islamic law is a legal tradition entrenched within a religious context; it is one of the most intriguing and fascinating areas of Islamic Studies. Many practitioners of Islam believe that their lives should be governed by a divinely revealed and sanctioned form of law that affects every aspect of…

    Hardback – 2010-10-21
    Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

2Series in Islamic Law

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