The Expert Witness In Islamic Courts

Author: Ron Shaham
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226749355
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A truly comprehensive resource, The Expert Witness in Islamic Courts will be sought out by a broad spectrum of scholars working in history, religion, gender studies, and law.

The Economics Of Ottoman Justice

Author: Metin Coşgel
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107157633
Size: 35.51 MB
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A systematic analysis of legal practice in a sharia court in the Ottoman Empire during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

An Introduction To Islamic Law

Author: Wael B. Hallaq
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139489305
Size: 52.19 MB
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The book, which includes a chronology, a glossary of key terms, and lists of further reading, will be the first stop for those who wish to understand the fundamentals of Islamic law, its practices and history.

Women And Muslim Family Laws In Arab States

Author: Lynn Welchman
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
ISBN: 905356974X
Size: 14.28 MB
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The author considers these new laws alongside older statutes to comment on the patterns and dynamics of change both in the texts of the laws, and in the processes through by which they are drafted and issued.

Sharia Incorporated

Author: Jan Michiel Otto
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
ISBN: 9087280572
Size: 26.77 MB
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In response, this book takes stock of the actual legal positions, putting them into their socio-political and historical contexts.

Islamic Family Law In A Changing World

Publisher: Zed Books
ISBN: 9781842770931
Size: 38.93 MB
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More than a billion Muslims have many aspects of their lives controlled by the Shari'a. This text documents the scope and application of Islamic family law worldwide.

Why Nations Fail

Author: Daron Acemoglu
Publisher: Crown Business
ISBN: 0307719235
Size: 70.27 MB
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Or learning the hard-won lessons of Acemoglu and Robinson’s breakthrough ideas on the interplay between inclusive political and economic institutions? Why Nations Fail will change the way you look at—and understand—the world.

Encyclopedia Of Rape

Author: Merril D. Smith
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313326875
Size: 74.94 MB
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Examines sexual violence throughout history in the United States and around the world, and covers infamous rape cases, date-rape drugs, and victims' rights.

Minorities In The Middle East

Author: Mordechai Nisan
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9780786451333
Size: 41.37 MB
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Important events and new trends regarding the welfare of these groups are covered, and numerous oral histories add to the new edition. Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.