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The substantive regulations and legal institutions through which the state manages the religions of its Malay minority in contemporary Singapore are the focus of this volume. Through a detailed account of positive law and related religious and social institutions, Lindsey and Steiner explore the balance that the Singaporean government seeks to maintain between its obligations to an indigenous Muslim minority and the needs of its majority non-Muslim immigrant community.
|Publication date:||30th October 2012|
|Author:||Tim Lindsey, Kerstin Steiner|
|Publisher:||I.B.Tauris an imprint of I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd.|
|Categories:||Islamic law, Law & society,|
Tim Lindsey is Malcolm Smith Professor of Asian Law, Director of the Asian Law Centre and Director of the Centre for Islamic Law and Society, both in the Law School at The University of Melbourne. Kerstin Steiner is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Business Law and Taxation, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University, and an Associate of the Asian Law Centre and Centre for Islamic Law and Society, both at The University of Melbourne.More About Tim Lindsey, Kerstin Steiner