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You are currently browsing 11–20 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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  1. Islam, Law and Identity

    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...

    Published March 31st 2013 by Routledge-Cavendish

  2. Bedouin Justice

    Law and Custom Among the Egyptian Bedouin

    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. ...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Legal Pluralism in Indonesia

    Bridging the Unbridgeable

    By Ratno Lukito

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    With the revival of Islamic law and adat (customary) law in the country, this book investigates the history and phenomenon of legal pluralism in Indonesia. It looks at how the ideal of modernity in Indonesia has been characterized by a state-driven effort in the post-colonial era to make the...

    Published June 26th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Honour, Violence, Women and Islam

    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...

    Published August 18th 2011 by Routledge-Cavendish

  5. A Discourse on Domination in Mandate Palestine

    Imperialism, Property and Insurgency

    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...

    Published July 25th 2011 by Routledge-Cavendish

  6. New Courts in Asia

    Edited by Andrew Harding, Penelope Nicholson

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    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...

    Published May 16th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Women, Islam and Everyday Life

    Renegotiating Polygamy in Indonesia

    By Nina Nurmila

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    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...

    Published April 10th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Islamic Law in Africa

    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...

    Published December 13th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Muslim Law

    An Historical Introduction to the Law of Inheritance

    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. ...

    Published December 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  10. Islamic Law and Society in the Sudan

    By Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban

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

    Published December 2nd 2010 by Routledge