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Women in Muslim family law

Author: John L Esposito; Natana J DeLong-Bas
Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2001.
Series: Contemporary issues in the Middle East.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"This second edition of John L. Esposito's landmark book expands and updates coverage of family law reforms (in marriage, divorce, and inheritance) throughout the Middle East, North Africa, and South and Southeast Asia, and analyzes the diverse interpretation of Muslim family law, identifying shifts, key problems, and challenges in the twenty-first century."--Jacket.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Esposito, John L.
Women in Muslim family law.
Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2001
(OCoLC)606585945
Named Person: Börngen
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John L Esposito; Natana J DeLong-Bas
ISBN: 0815629087 9780815629085
OCLC Number: 46951320
Description: xv, 195 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. The sources of Islamic law --
2. Classical Muslim family law --
3. Modern Muslim family law in comparative perspective --
Toward a legal methodology for reform.
Series Title: Contemporary issues in the Middle East.
Responsibility: John L. Esposito with Natana J. DeLong-Bas.

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An exploration of family law as it pertains to women with regard to marriage, divorce and inheritance in the Middle East. This second edition is revised to update its coverage of family law reforms  Read more...

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A welcome addition to the study of women and Islam.... It deals with the subject of Islam in classical and modern times, the four different schools of Islamic law, and how these affect Muslim Read more...

 
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