Muslim Family Law in Sub-Saharan Africa : Colonial Legacies and Post-Colonial Challenges. (eBook, 2010) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Muslim Family Law in Sub-Saharan Africa : Colonial Legacies and Post-Colonial Challenges.

Muslim Family Law in Sub-Saharan Africa : Colonial Legacies and Post-Colonial Challenges.

Author: Shamil Jeppie; Ebrahim Moosa; Richard L Roberts
Publisher: Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2010.
Series: ISIM series on contemporary Muslim societies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers comparative historical, anthropological and legal perspectives on the ways in which French and British colonial administrations interacted with the diversity of Islamic legal schools, scholars, and practices in Africa.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jeppie, Shamil.
Muslim Family Law in Sub-Saharan Africa : Colonial Legacies and Post-Colonial Challenges.
Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shamil Jeppie; Ebrahim Moosa; Richard L Roberts
ISBN: 9789048511327 9048511321
DOI: 10.5117/9789089641724
OCLC Number: 645097192
Description: 1 online resource (389 pages)
Contents: Table of Contents; List of Maps and Figures; Preface; Introduction; 1 A legal and historical excursus of Muslim Personal law in the Colonial Cape, south Africa, eighteenth to twentieth Century; 2. Custom and Muslim Family law in the native Courts of the French Soudan, 1905-1912; 3. Conflicts and tensions in the appointment of Chief Kadhi in Colonial Kenya 1898-1960s; 4. Obtaining Freedom at the Muslims' tribunal: Colonial Kadijustiz and Women's divorce litigation in Ndar (senegal); 5. The Making and Unmaking of Colonial S haria in the sudan. 6. Injudicious intrusions: Chiefly authority and islamic Judicial Practice in Maradi, Niger7. Coping with Conflicts: Colonial Policy towards Muslim Personal law in Kenya and Post-Colonial Court Practice; 8. Persistence and transformation in the Politics of sharica, nigeria, 1947-2003: in search of an explanatory Framework; 9. The secular state and the state of islamic law in tanzania; 10. State intervention in Muslim Family law in Kenya and Tanzania: applica.
Series Title: ISIM series on contemporary Muslim societies.

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