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Women's rights and Islamic family law : perspectives on reform

Author: Lynn Welchman
Publisher: London, UK ; New York : Zed Books ; New York : Distributed in the USA exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Present day realities of Islamic family law are explored in this volume, with the focus on the rights of women. It draws on three case studies - Egypt, the West Bank & Gaza and the U.S. - which illustrate the different social environments in which Moslemcommunities live.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn Welchman
ISBN: 1842770942 9781842770948 1842770950 9781842770955
OCLC Number: 50696492
Description: 300 pages ; 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.
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