Women in Muslim Family Law / Edition 2

Women in Muslim Family Law / Edition 2

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by John L. Esposito
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815629087

ISBN-13: 9780815629085

Pub. Date: 12/28/2001

Publisher: Syracuse University Press

This second edition of John L. Esposito's landmark book expands and updates coverage of family law reforms (in marriage, divorce, and inheritance) throughout the Middle East, North Africa, and South and Southeast Asia, and analyzes the diverse interpretation of Muslim family law, identifying shifts, key problems, and challenges in the twenty-first century.  See more details below

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This second edition of John L. Esposito's landmark book expands and updates coverage of family law reforms (in marriage, divorce, and inheritance) throughout the Middle East, North Africa, and South and Southeast Asia, and analyzes the diverse interpretation of Muslim family law, identifying shifts, key problems, and challenges in the twenty-first century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815629085
Publisher:
Syracuse University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Series:
Contemporary Issues in the Middle East Series
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Preface to the First Edition
1The Sources of Islamic Law1
2Classical Muslim Family Law12
3Modern Muslim Family Law in Comparative Perspective47
4Toward a Legal Methodology for Reform127
Notes167
Modern Legal Codes Consulted175
Suggested Readings177
Index183

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Women in Muslim Family Law 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
BonnieKM More than 1 year ago
This book provided a very comprehensive resource for the study of Women's rights as it pertains to Muslim societies. It detailed the development of family law in various Muslim societies as it progressed through history and into the modern day. Very useful for students, teachers, and scholars!