The Anthropology of Justice: Law as Culture in Islamic Society

The Anthropology of Justice: Law as Culture in Islamic Society

by Lawrence Rosen
     
 

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Using the Islamic courts of Morocco as its basis, this study demonstrates how the shaping of facts, the use of local experts and the judicial structure are influenced by localized cultural values. See more details below

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Using the Islamic courts of Morocco as its basis, this study demonstrates how the shaping of facts, the use of local experts and the judicial structure are influenced by localized cultural values.

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"Rosen's argument is exceptionally interesting and well-constructed....This is the first detailed and contemporary analysis of the workings of an Islamic court." Philosophy East & West

"Commendable...Rosen's work is an original and welcome contribution to the understanding of the apparent contradictions and peculiarities of Islamic society. One would wish for more studies of this nature and quality." P.J. Vatikiotis, Encounter

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ISBN-13:
9780521365130
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/15/1989
Series:
Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures Series
Pages:
117
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.39(d)

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