Research Handbook on Islamic Law and Society

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Abstract

The Research Handbook on Islamic Law and Society provides an examination of the role of Islamic law as it applies in Muslim and non-Muslim societies through legislation, fatwa, court cases, sermons, media, or scholarly debate. It illuminates the intersection of social, political, economic and cultural factors that inform Islamic Law across a number of jurisdictions. Chapters evaluate when and how actors and institutions have turned to Islamic law to address problems faced by societies in Muslim and, in some cases, Western states.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCheltenham UK
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing
Number of pages474
Edition1st
ISBN (Electronic)9781781003060
ISBN (Print)9781781003053
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018

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