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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 26 new and published books in the subject of Islamic Law — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Islam and Warfare

    Context and Compatibility with International Law

    By Onder Bakircioglu

    Series: Routledge Research in the Law of Armed Conflict

    The question of how Islamic law regulates the notions of just recourse to and just conduct in war has long been the topic of heated controversy, and is often subject to oversimplification in scholarship and journalism. This book traces the rationale for aggression within the Islamic tradition, and...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Muslim Family Law in Western Courts

    Edited by Elisa Giunchi

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    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...

    Published March 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Shari'a Compliant Microfinance

    Edited by S. Nazim Ali

    Series: Islamic Studies Series

    In the recent past, Islamic finance has made an impressive case on the banking scene by becoming an alternative to the popular conventional financial systems, spurring a lively academic debate on how the Islamic finance industry can expand its services to cover the poor. Several propositions have...

    Published March 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Adjudicating Family Law in Muslim Courts

    Edited by Elisa Giunchi

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    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...

    Published November 18th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Islamic Veiling in Legal Discourse

    By Anastasia Vakulenko

    Islamic Veiling in Legal Discourse looks at relevant law and surrounding discourses in order to examine the assumptions and limits of the debates around the issue of Islamic veiling that has become so topical in recent years. For some, Islamic veiling indicates a lack of autonomy, the oppression of...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Legal Pluralism and Shari’a Law

    Edited by Adam Possamai, James T. Richardson, Bryan S Turner

    Legal pluralism has often been associated with post-colonial legal developments especially where common law survived alongside tribal and customary laws. Focusing on Shari‘a, this book examines the legal policies and experiences of various societies with different traditions of citizenship,...

    Published July 16th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Islamic Law (RLE Politics of Islam)

    Social and Historical Contexts

    By Aziz Al-Azmeh

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Politics of Islam

    This book underlines the mutability of Islamic law and attempts to relate its substantive and institutional varieties and transformations to social, political, economic and other historical circumstances. The studies in the book range from discussion of the received wisdom in Islamic law to studies...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Religion, Politics and Law in the European Union

    Edited by Lucian N. Leustean, John T.S. Madeley

    EU enlargement - to countries in Central and Eastern Europe in 2004, the inclusion of Bulgaria and Romania in 2007, and increasing debates on Turkey’s membership - has dramatically transformed the European Union into a multi-religious space. Religious communities are not only shaping identities but...

    Published April 14th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Law and Religion in Public Life

    The Contemporary Debate

    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...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Legal and Regulatory Aspects of Islamic Banking

    A Comparative Look at the United Kingdom and Malaysia

    By Abdul Karim Aldohni

    Series: Routledge Research in Finance and Banking Law

    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...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge