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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|ISBN:||1842770942 9781842770948 1842770950 9781842770955|
|Description:||300 p. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Part I. Muslim personal status law in Egypt: the current situation and possibilities of reform through internal initiatives / Essam Fawzy. Social context. Personal status law in Egypt: an historical overview. Understanding the law: Egyptian family and social attitudes (results of the field study). Law no. 1 of 2000: a new personal status law and a step on the path to reform. General conclusions --
Part II. Islamic law and the transition to Palestinian statehood: constraints and opportunities for legal reform / edited by Penny Johnson and Lynn Welchman. Legal context: shariʻa courts and Muslim family law in the transitional period / Lynn Welchman. Palestinian interim governance: state legitimation, legal reform, and the shariʻa / Penny Johnson. Attitudes towards legal reform of personal status law in Palestine / Rema Hammami. Agents for reform: the women's movement, social politics, and family law reform / Penny Johnson. Appendix: case history / Fadwa al-Labadi --
Part III. No altars: a survey of Islamic family law in the United States / Asifa Quraishi and Najeeba Syeed-Miller. Islamic family law in American Muslim hands. The Muslim family in the USA: law in practice. Islamic family law in US courts. Future trends and predictions. Conclusion. Appendix: table of cases. Part IV. Domestic violence and shariʻa: a comparative study of Muslim societies in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia / Lisa Hajjar. Domestic violence and shariʻa.
|Responsibility:||edited by Lynn Welchman.|
- Domestic relations (Islamic law)
- Women (Islamic law)
- Domestic relations -- Egypt.
- Domestic relations -- Palestine.
- Domestic relations -- United States.
- Muslims -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
- Islamitisch recht.
- Domestic relations.
- Muslims -- Legal status, laws, etc.
- Middle East -- Palestine.
- United States.