Islam and Human Rights: Tradition and Politics / Edition 4

Islam and Human Rights: Tradition and Politics / Edition 4

by Ann Mayer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813343356

ISBN-13: 9780813343358

Pub. Date: 07/28/2006

Publisher: Westview Press

In this updated fourth edition, Mayer considers the human rights impact of the U.S. interventions in Afghanistan and Iraq, the growing importance of Islamic contributions to the UN human rights system, and changing tides in Islamic thought in regard to human rights.  See more details below

Overview

In this updated fourth edition, Mayer considers the human rights impact of the U.S. interventions in Afghanistan and Iraq, the growing importance of Islamic contributions to the UN human rights system, and changing tides in Islamic thought in regard to human rights.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813343358
Publisher:
Westview Press
Publication date:
07/28/2006
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
1Comparisons of Rights Across Cultures1
2Laws on Human Rights: Sources and Contexts18
3Islamic Tradition and Muslim Reactions to Human Rights39
4Islamic Restrictions on Human Rights63
5Discrimination Against Women and Non-Muslims83
6Restrictions on the Rights and Freedoms of Women97
7Islamic Human Rights Schemes and Non-Muslims131
8Freedom of Religion in Islamic Human Rights Schemes149
9An Assessment of Islamic Human Rights Schemes175
App. AExcerpts from the Iranian Constitution193
App. BThe Cairo Declaration on Human Rights in Islam203
Notes209
Index245

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