Religion: Islam - Religion

  • Islam, Europe and Emerging Legal Issues book cover

    Islam, Europe and Emerging Legal Issues

    1st Edition

    By W. Cole Durham, Rik Torfs

    Edited by David M. Kirkham

    Islam, Europe and Emerging Legal Issues brings together vital analysis of the challenges that Europe poses for an expanding Islam and that Islam poses for Europe, within their ever-evolving religious, legal, and social environments. This book gathers some of the best thinking on Islam and the law…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25

  • Rethinking Hizballah: Legitimacy, Authority, Violence book cover

    Rethinking Hizballah

    Legitimacy, Authority, Violence, 1st Edition

    By Samer N. Abboud, Benjamin J. Muller

    International Relations scholarship posits that legitimacy, authority and violence are attributes of states. However, groups like Hizballah clearly challenge this framing of global politics through its continued ability to exercise violence in the regional arena. Surveying the different and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25

  • Muslim Diaspora in the West: Negotiating Gender, Home and Belonging book cover

    Muslim Diaspora in the West

    Negotiating Gender, Home and Belonging, 1st Edition

    Edited by Haideh Moghissi, Halleh Ghorashi

    In view of the growing influence of religion in public life on the national and international scenes, Muslim Diaspora in the West constitutes a timely contribution to scholarly debates and a response to concerns raised in the West about Islam and Muslims within diaspora. It begins with the premise…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Research in Migration and Ethnic Relations Series

  • Religion in Public Spaces: A European Perspective book cover

    Religion in Public Spaces

    A European Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Silvio Ferrari, Sabrina Pastorelli

    This timely volume discusses the much debated and controversial subject of the presence of religion in the public sphere. The book is divided in three sections. In the first the public/private distinction is studied mainly from a theoretical point of view, through the contributions of lawyers,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Cultural Diversity and Law in Association with RELIGARE

  • Legal Pluralism in Action: Dispute Resolution and the Kurdish Peace Committee book cover

    Legal Pluralism in Action

    Dispute Resolution and the Kurdish Peace Committee, 1st Edition

    By Latif Tas

    This groundbreaking book contributes to, and refocuses, public debates about the incorporation of plural approaches into the English legal system. The book specifically advances the recent, largely theoretical, discussions of Sharia legal practice by examining a secular method of dispute resolution…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17

  • Muslim Marriage in Western Courts: Lost in Transplantation book cover

    Muslim Marriage in Western Courts

    Lost in Transplantation, 1st Edition

    By Pascale Fournier

    This book describes and analyses the notion of Mahr, the Muslim custom whereby the groom has to give a gift to the bride in consideration of the marriage. It explores how Western courts, specifically in Canada, the United States, France, and Germany, have approached and interpreted Mahr. Although…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Cultural Diversity and Law

  • Islam and Sustainable Development: New Worldviews book cover

    Islam and Sustainable Development

    New Worldviews, 1st Edition

    By Odeh Rashed Al-Jayyousi

    In Islam and Sustainable Development, Odeh Al-Jayyousi addresses the social, human and economic dimensions of sustainability from an Islamic perspective. Islam is sometimes viewed as a challenge, threat and risk to the West, but here we are reminded that the celebration of cultural diversity is a…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Transformation and Innovation

  • Shari’a Law in Commercial and Banking Arbitration: Law and Practice in Saudi Arabia book cover

    Shari’a Law in Commercial and Banking Arbitration

    Law and Practice in Saudi Arabia, 1st Edition

    By Abdulrahman Yahya Baamir

    This book provides an analysis of how commercial and banking disputes can be settled under the Islamic regime for arbitration. The work focuses on the Saudi legal system as representative of Shari'a law in commercial and banking arbitration, and where relevant, makes comparisons with the settlement…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16

  • Shari‘a As Discourse: Legal Traditions and the Encounter with Europe book cover

    Shari‘a As Discourse

    Legal Traditions and the Encounter with Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisbet Christoffersen, Jørgen S. Nielsen

    This volume exposes some of the various issues raised in relation to Muslim communities in Europe by putting the intellectual and legal traditions into dialogue. It brings together a number of scholars of Shari’a and Islamic law with counterparts from the parallel European disciplines of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Cultural Diversity and Law

  • Alternative Islamic Discourses and Religious Authority book cover

    Alternative Islamic Discourses and Religious Authority

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne Olsson, Carool Kersten

    Like anywhere else, the present-day Islamic world too is grappling with modernity and postmodernity, secularisation and globalisation. Muslims are raising questions about religious representations and authority. This has given rise to the emergence of alternative Islamic discourses which challenge…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Contemporary Thought in the Islamic World

  • Turkish Metal: Music, Meaning, and Morality in a Muslim Society book cover

    Turkish Metal

    Music, Meaning, and Morality in a Muslim Society, 1st Edition

    By Pierre Hecker

    Turkish Metal journeys deep into the heart of the Turkish heavy metal scene, uncovering the emergence, evolution, and especially the social implications of this controversial musical genre in a Muslim society. The book applies an ethnographic approach in order to study social and cultural change in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Towards the Dignity of Difference?: Neither 'End of History' nor 'Clash of Civilizations' book cover

    Towards the Dignity of Difference?

    Neither 'End of History' nor 'Clash of Civilizations', 1st Edition

    By Mojtaba Mahdavi

    Edited by W. Andy Knight

    The rise of popular social movements throughout the Middle East, North Africa, Europe and North America in 2011 challenged two hegemonic discourses of the post-Cold War era: Francis Fukuyama's 'The End of History' and Samuel Huntington's 'The Clash of Civilizations.' The quest for genuine democracy…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Ethics and Global Politics

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