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  • Women's Rights and Religious Law

    Domestic and International Perspectives

    Edited by Fareda Banda, Lisa Fishbayn Joffe

    The three Abrahamic faiths have dominated religious conversations for millennia but the relations between state and religion are in a constant state of flux. This relationship may be configured in a number of ways. Religious norms may be enforced by the state as part of a regime of personal law or,…

    Hardback – 2015-10-20 
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Rights, Religious Pluralism and the Recognition of Difference

    Off the Scales of Justice

    By Dorota Anna Gozdecka

    Human rights and their principles of interpretation are the leading legal paradigms of our time. Freedom of religion occupies a pivotal position in rights discourses, and the principles supporting its interpretation receive increasing attention from courts and legislative bodies. This book…

    Hardback – 2015-09-07 
    Routledge

  • The Islamization of the Law in Pakistan

    By Rubya Mehdi

    This is a detailed, critical study of the reforms which have been made in recent years to the law in the State of Pakistan with the ostensible objective of bringing it into accord with the requirements of Islam. Special emphasis is given to the period from 1977 when General Zia ul Haque adopted a…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Law and Religion

    Edited by Silvio Ferrari

    The field of law and religion studies has undergone a profound transformation over the last thirty years, looking beyond traditional relationships between State and religious communities to include rights of religious liberty and the role of religion in the public space. This handbook features new,…

    Hardback – 2015-03-15
    Routledge

  • Religious Expression in the Workplace and the Contested Role of Law

    By Andrew Hambler

    The workplace is a key forum in which the issue of religion and its position in the public sphere is under debate. Desires to observe and express religious beliefs in the workplace can introduce conflict between employees and employers. This book addresses the role the law plays in the resolution…

    Hardback – 2014-11-06
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Abrogation in the Qur’an and Islamic Law

    By Louay Fatoohi

    This book examines in detail the concept of "abrogation" in the Qur’an, which has played a major role in the development of Islamic law and has implications for understanding the history and integrity of the Qur’anic text. The term has gained popularity in recent years, as Muslim groups and…

    Paperback – 2014-07-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • International Perspectives on Education, Religion and Law

    Edited by Charles J Russo

    This volume examines the legal status of religion in education, both public and non-public, in the United States and seven other nations. It will stimulate further interest, research, and debate on comparative analyses on the role of religion in schools at a time when the place of religion is of…

    Hardback – 2014-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Education

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-03-16
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Law and Religion in Indonesia

    Conflict and the courts in West Java

    By Melissa Crouch

    Understanding and managing inter-religious relations, particularly between Muslims and Christians, presents a challenge for states around the world. This book investigates legal disputes between religious communities in the world’s largest majority-Muslim, democratic country, Indonesia. It…

    Hardback – 2013-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Jewish Law Annual Volume 20

    Edited by Berachyahu Lifshitz

    Volume 20 of The Jewish Law Annual features six detailed studies. The first three articles consider questions which fall under the rubric of halakhic methodology. The final three articles address substantive questions regarding privacy, cohabitation and medical triage. All three ‘methodological’…

    Hardback – 2013-09-19
    Routledge
    Jewish Law Annual

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