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  1. 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...

    To Be Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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,...

    To Be Published March 16th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Rights, Religious Pluralism and the Recognition of Difference

    Off the Scales of Justice

    By Dorota Anna Gozdecka

    Human rights and inclusion are the leading legal paradigms of our time and are considered to be the cornerstone of democracy. In legal discourses on rights, freedom of religion occupies a pivotal position, receiving increasing attention from legal bodies. This book critically evaluates the emerging...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Accommodating Muslims under Common Law

    A Comparative Analysis

    By Salim Farrar, Ghena Krayem

    The book explores the relationship between the Common Law and Shari’ah in both a historical and modern context. The book looks at the accommodation of Shari’ah Law within Common Law legal traditions and the role of the judiciary in drawing boundaries for secular democratic states with Muslim...

    To Be Published September 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Gender, Religion and Equality in Public Life

    Edited by Fareda Banda, Lisa Fishbayn Joffe

    Series: Law and Religion

    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,...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Religion in the British Constitution

    Liberty and Limitation

    By Javier García Oliva, Helen Hall

    Series: Law and Religion

    The main aim of this book is to demonstrate that the religious dimension of the British Constitution is a characteristic which operates to safeguard individual liberties, whilst fostering a dynamic and inclusive pattern of national life. Oliva and Hall challenge the view that separation between...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

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