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Living Sharia Law and Practice in Malaysia by Timothy P. Daniels Living Sharia Law and Practice in Malaysia

Drawing on ethnographic research, Living Sharia examines the role of sharia in the sociopolitical processes of contemporary Malaysia. The book traces the contested implementation of Islamic family and criminal laws and sharia economics to provide cultural frameworks for understanding sharia...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/11/2017

Living Sharia Law and Practice in Malaysia by Timothy P. Daniels Living Sharia Law and Practice in Malaysia

Drawing on ethnographic research, Living Sharia examines the role of sharia in the sociopolitical processes of contemporary Malaysia. The book traces the contested implementation of Islamic family and criminal laws and sharia economics to provide cultural frameworks for understanding sharia...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/11/2017

Outlines of Muhammadan Law by Asaf A. A. (renowned jurist specializing in Islamic Law, Hindu Law, Religion and Law, and Law Relating to Minorities.) Fyzee Outlines of Muhammadan Law
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Asaf A.A. Fyzee was a renowned author in the field of Islamic jurisprudence and his contribution to Muhammadan Law has been indispensable for advancing its understanding. This classic work, which essentially lays down the tenets of Islamic jurisprudence in a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

Islamic Law Cases, Authorities and Worldview by Ahmad Atif (University of California, Santa Barbara, USA) Ahmad Islamic Law Cases, Authorities and Worldview
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Introducing undergraduate students to Islamic law, this accessible textbook does not presume legal or technical knowledge. Drawing on a comparative approach, it encourages students to think through the issues of the application of Islamic law where Muslims live as a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Islamic Law Cases, Authorities and Worldview by Ahmad Atif (University of California, Santa Barbara, USA) Ahmad Islamic Law Cases, Authorities and Worldview
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Introducing undergraduate students to Islamic law, this accessible textbook does not presume legal or technical knowledge. Drawing on a comparative approach, it encourages students to think through the issues of the application of Islamic law where Muslims live as a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Disagreements of the Jurists A Manual of Islamic Legal Theory by John Coughlin, John Sexton, Devin J. Stewart Disagreements of the Jurists A Manual of Islamic Legal Theory
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A masterful overview of Islamic law and its diversity Al-Qadi al-Nu'man was the chief legal theorist and ideologue of the North African Fatimid dynasty in the tenth century. This translation makes available for the first time in English his major...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2017

Routledge Handbook of Islamic Law by Khaled Abou El Fadl Routledge Handbook of Islamic Law

This Handbook is a detailed reference source comprising of original articles covering the origins, history, theory and practice of Islamic law. Previous publications on this topic have approached Islamic law from practically every disciplinary and pedagogical perspective (philology, history, sociology,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2017

Fatwa in Indonesia An Analysis of Dominant Legal Ideas and Mode of Thought of Fatwa-Making Agencies and Their Implications in the Post-New Order Period by Boy Pradana Fatwa in Indonesia An Analysis of Dominant Legal Ideas and Mode of Thought of Fatwa-Making Agencies and Their Implications in the Post-New Order Period

An exploration of fatwa in Indonesia during the period following the fall of President Suharto.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Coming Soon

What is the Sharia? by Baudouin Dupret What is the Sharia?

An indispensable introduction to the evolution and implementation of Sharia law within the Muslim world.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2017

Criminal Justice in Islam Judicial Procedure in the Shari'a by Muhammad Abdel Haleem Criminal Justice in Islam Judicial Procedure in the Shari'a


Format: Paperback - Released: 30/01/2018

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Shariah Law Questions and Answers by Mohammad Hashim Kamali Shariah Law Questions and Answers

An illuminating introductory volume on a system of law that has often been characterised as backward and brutal by opponents in the West
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/07/2017

The Criterion for Distinguishing Legal Opinions from Judicial Rulings and the Administrative Acts of Judges and Rulers by Shihab al-Din Ahmad ibn Idris al-Qarafi al-Maliki The Criterion for Distinguishing Legal Opinions from Judicial Rulings and the Administrative Acts of Judges and Rulers

The first and much-needed English translation of a thirteenth-century text that shaped the development of Islamic law in the late middle ages.
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/07/2017

Islamic Law and Governance in Contemporary Iran Transcending Islam for Social, Economic, and Political Order by Mehran Tamadonfar Islamic Law and Governance in Contemporary Iran Transcending Islam for Social, Economic, and Political Order

This book examines Islamization of the law in the Islamic Republic of Iran and surveys the evolution of institutions, processes, and policies of the regime.
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/05/2017

Shari'a in the Modern Era Muslim Minorities Jurisprudence by Iyad Zahalka Shari'a in the Modern Era Muslim Minorities Jurisprudence

In this book, a judge at the Shari'a Court of Jerusalem explains the religious law of Muslim minorities.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/05/2017

China and Islam The Prophet, the Party, and Law by Matthew S. (University of Oxford) Erie China and Islam The Prophet, the Party, and Law

This book is the first ethnographic study of Muslim minorities' practice of Islamic law in contemporary China.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/05/2017

Islam & Human Ideology by Samih Atef El-Zeyn Islam & Human Ideology

First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2017

A History of the Application of Islamic Law in Nigeria by Yushau Sodiq A History of the Application of Islamic Law in Nigeria

This work analyzes the history of the application of Islamic law (Shari`ah) in Nigeria. It analyzes how Islamic law emerged in Nigeria toward the beginning of the 19th century and remained applicable until the arrival of the British Colonial regime...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/02/2017

Pragmatism in Islamic Law A Social and Intellectual History by Ahmed Fekry Ibrahim Pragmatism in Islamic Law A Social and Intellectual History

Presents a detailed history of Sunni legal pluralism and the ways in which it was employed to accommodate the changing needs of society. In examining over a thousand cases from three seventeenth- and eighteenth century Egyptian courts, Ibrahim traces the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/01/2017

Sharia Dynamics Islamic Law and Sociopolitical Processes by Timothy P. Daniels Sharia Dynamics Islamic Law and Sociopolitical Processes

This multidisciplinary volume explores the role of Islamic law within the dynamic processes of postcolonial transformation, nation building, and social reform. Here, eleven international scholars examine Islamic law in several contemporary sociopolitical contexts, focusing specifically on Malaysia, Indonesia, Pakistan, China,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/01/2017

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