Family law in Islam : divorce, marriage and women in the Muslim world (eBook, 2012) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Family law in Islam : divorce, marriage and women in the Muslim world

Family law in Islam : divorce, marriage and women in the Muslim world

Author: Maaike Voorhoeve
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris, 2012.
Series: Library of Islamic law, 4.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In both the West and throughout the Muslim world, Islamic family law is a highly - and hotly - debated topic. In the Muslim World, the discussions at the heart of these debates are often primarily concerned with the extent to which classical Islamic family law should be implemented in the national legal system, and the impact this has on society. "Family Law in Islam" highlights these discussions by looking at  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Voorhoeve, Maaike.
Family Law in Islam : Divorce, Marriage and Women in the Muslim World.
London : I.B. Tauris, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Maaike Voorhoeve
ISBN: 9780857721273 0857721275 9781848857421 184885742X
OCLC Number: 796383081
Description: 1 online resource (250 pages)
Contents: NOTES ON TRANSLITERATION; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION --
Baudouin Dupret and Maaike Voorhoeve; DISCOURSES ON THE LAW; 1. 'SHE BRINGS UP HEALTHY CHILDREN FOR THE HOMELAND': MORALITY DISCOURSES IN YEMENI LEGAL DEBATES --
Susanne Dahlgren; 2. RECLAIMING CHANGES WITHIN THE COMMUNITY PUBLIC SPHERE: DRUZE WOMEN'S ACTIVISM. PERSONAL STATUS LAW AND THE QUEST FOR LEBANESE MULTIPLE CITIZENSHIP --
Massimo di Ricco; 3. WHAT A FOCUS ON 'FAMILY' MEANS IN THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN --
Arzoo Osanloo; 4. RETHINKING THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN FORMAL AND INFORMAL MARRIAGES IN EGYPT --
Nadia Sonneveld. DISCOURSES OF THE LAW5. WAITING TO WIN: FAMILY DISPUTES, COURT REFORM, AND THE ETHNOGRAPHY OF DELAY --
Christine Hegel-Cantarella; 6. DIVORCE PRACTICES IN MUSLIM AND CHRISTIAN COURTS IN SYRIA --
Esther van Eijk; 7. MAKTUB: AN ETHNOGRAPHY OF EVIDENCE IN A TUNISIAN DIVORCE COURT --
Sarah Vincent-Grosso; 8. JUDICIAL DISCRETION IN TUNISIAN PERSONAL STATUS LAW --
Maaike Voorhoeve; CONTRIBUTORS; INDEX.
Series Title: Library of Islamic law, 4.
Responsibility: edited by Maaike Voorhoeve.

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Using a range of contemporary examples, from polygamy to informal marriage (zawaj 'urfi), and from divorce with mutual agreement (khul') to judicial divorce (tatliq), this volume explores the impact  Read more...
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