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Islamic modern : religious courts and cultural politics in Malaysia

Author: Michael G Peletz
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University, ©2002.
Series: Princeton studies in Muslim politics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How do Islamic courts work? What sorts of cultural understandings inform judicial process and litigants' strategies? How do women's claims fare? Addressing such questions, this book provides  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael G Peletz
ISBN: 0691095078 9780691095073 0691095086 9780691095080
OCLC Number: 760621390
Description: xvii, 339 p. : mapas ; 24 cm.
Contents: LIST OF MAPS ix LIST OF TABLES xi FOREWORD xiii ACKNOWLEDGMENTS xv NOTE ON SPELLING, TERMINOLOGY, AND CURRENCY xix INTRODUCTION 1 Background and Context Methods PART ONE: THE CULTURE, POLITICAL ECONOMY, AND HISTORY OF THE ISLAMIC COURTS 23 CHAPTER ONE: Locating Islamic Magistrates and Their Courts in History 25 Islamic Magistrates, Islamic Courts, and Islamic Law through the 1830s Colonial Representations of Islamic Magistrates and Their Courts, 1840s-1880s The Reorganization and Rationalization of the Courts, 1890s-1980s CHAPTER TWO: The Work of the Courts 64 Background and Setting Domains and Jurisdictions Operations The Cultural Logic of Judicial Process CHAPTER THREE: Litigant Strategies and Patterns of Resistance 128 Women's Strategies and Experiences Men's Strategies and Experiences Patterns of Resistance and Oppositional Discourses PART TWO: MODERNITY AND GOVERNMENTALITY IN ISLAMIC COURTS AND OTHER DOMAINS 193 CHAPTER FOUR: Reinscribing Authenticity and Identity 195 What's There and What's Not: The Said, the Unsaid, and the Unwritten Reinscribing Authenticity and Identity Rationalization and Resistance Revisited CHAPTER FIVE: Producing Good Subjects, "Asian Values," and New Types of Criminality 239 A Note on Gender Pluralism, Transgender Practices, and the Long Duree Narratives of "Asian Values" and the Rise of Social Intolerance New Types of Criminality: Azizah, Anwar, and Beyond CONCLUSION: Islam, Modernity, and Civil Society 277 Kinship Matters in the Dialectics of Civil Society and the State Back to the Malaysian Future NOTES 291 GLOSSARY OF FREQUENTLY USED MALAY TERMS 305 BIBLIOGRAPHY 307 INDEX 327
Series Title: Princeton studies in Muslim politics.
Responsibility: Michael G. Peletz.
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