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The Islamic marriage contract : case studies in Islamic family law

Author: Asifa Quraishi; Frank E Vogel
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Islamic Legal Studies Program, Harvard Law School : Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2008.
Series: Harvard series in Islamic law, 6.
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Marriage in Islamic law is a civil contract, not a sacrament. This volume collects papers from many disciplines examining the Muslim marriage contract. It covers doctrines as to marriage contracts;  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Asifa Quraishi; Frank E Vogel
ISBN: 9780674028210 067402821X
OCLC Number: 213111623
Description: xiii, 375 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Marriage in classical Islamic jurisprudence : a survey of doctrines / Kecia Ali --
The western canon law of marriage : a doctrinal introduction / Charles Donahue, Jr. --
Jewish marriage and divorce law / Suzanne Last Stone --
A history of marriage contracts in Egypt / Amira El-Azhary Sonbol --
Questions of consent : contracting a marriage in Ottoman Syria and Palestine / Judith E. Tucker --
The Islamic marriage contract in al-Andalus (10th-16th centuries) / Amalia Zomeño --
Interpreting tears : a marriage case from Imamic Yemen / Brinkley Messick --
Legislative provisions and judicial mechanisms for the enforcement and termination of the Islamic marriage contract in Malaysia / Nik Noriani Nik Badli Shah --
Marriage contracts and women's rights in Saudi Arabia : Mahr, Shurūṭ, and knowledge distribution / Lisa Wynn --
A woman's right to terminate the marriage contract : the case of Iran / Ziba Mir-Hosseini --
The Islamic marriage contract in Egypt / Mona Zulficar --
Advocacy for reform in Islamic family law : the experience of sisters in Islam / Zainah Anwar --
Improving the status of women through reforms in marriage contract law : the experience of the Nizari Ismaili Community / Ali S. Asani --
Marriage contracts of Muslims in the diaspora : problems in the recognition of Mahr contracts in German law / Christina Jones-Pauly --
The Shariʻa and English law : identity and justice for British Muslims / Richard Freeland and Martin Lau.
Series Title: Harvard series in Islamic law, 6.
Responsibility: edited by Asifa Quraishi, Frank E. Vogel.

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