Positive law from the Muslim world : jurisprudence, history, practices (Book, 2021) [WorldCat.org]
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Positive law from the Muslim world : jurisprudence, history, practices

Positive law from the Muslim world : jurisprudence, history, practices

Author: Baudouin Dupret
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2021.
Series: Law in context.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Proposing a better way to study and discuss legal phenomena and examples of their unfolding in the Muslim world, this book explores the core concept of positive law as seen from its Islamic  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Positive Law from the Muslim World : Jurisprudence, History, Practices / Baudouin Dupret
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2021. (@Law in Context)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Baudouin Dupret
ISBN: 9781108845212 1108845215
OCLC Number: 1274234230
Description: 1 vol. (XV-312 p.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Law properly so-called, from an Islamic vantage point: an introduction; Part I. The Concept of Law: 1. Law as a concept; 2. The great divide in legal discourse: towards a global historical ontology of the concept of positive law; 3. Legal praxeology: into perspective and into practice; Part II. Historical Ontologies: 4. Politics made into law: determinism and contingency in Moroccan constitutionalism; 5. The legal reification of the mind: the development of forensic psychiatry in Egyptian law and justice; 6. From 'urf to qanun 'urfi: the legal positivization of customs; Part III. Legal Praxeologies: 7. General and particular: the legal rule and an Islamic swimsuit in a secular context; 8. Filling gaps in legislation: the use of fiqh in contemporary courts in Morocco, Egypt, and Indonesia; 9. Playing by the rules: the search for legal grounds in homosexuality cases (Indonesia, Lebanon, Egypt, Senegal); Conclusion - a praxeological approach to positive law; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Law in context.
Responsibility: Baudouin Dupret,....


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