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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95
If the Qur'an is the first written formulation of Islam in general, Malik's Muwatta' is arguably the first written formulation of the Islam-in-practice that becomes Islamic law. This book considers the methods used by Malik in the Muwatta' to derive the judgements of the law from the Qur'an and is thus concerned on one level with the finer details... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 44.00
The meanings and contexts of Shari'a are the subject of both curiosity and misunderstanding by non-Muslims. Shari'a is sometimes crudely characterised by outsiders as a punitive legal system operating broadly outside, and separate from, national laws and customs. This groundbreaking book shows that Shari'a and its 'fiqh' (laws set forward by various... more...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 97.17
- Duncker & Humblot 2013; US$ 83.69
Inhaltsverzeichnis Inhalt: U. Wolter, Die Fortgeltung des kanonischen Rechts und die Haltung der protestantischen Juristen zum kanonischen Recht in Deutschland bis in die Mitte des 18. Jahrhunderts - A. Sprengler-Ruppenthal, Das kanonische Recht in Kirchenordnungen des 16. Jahrhunderts - R. Feenstra, Canon Law at Dutch Universities from 1575 to 1811... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2013; US$ 63.83
Inhaltsverzeichnis Inhalt: J. Sayers, The Records of the Courts of Judges Delegate in England - C. Donahue, Jr. / F. D. Logan, Canterbury - C. Donahue, Jr., York - C. Donahue, Jr. / R. H. Helmholz / D. Owen / J. Sayers, Other Diocesan and Lesser Church Courts more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2013; US$ 59.90
Hauptbeschreibung In the book at issue, the author endeavors to demonstrate a fact that has often been neglected by many Anglo-American legal historians: the Anglo-American legal tradition has more elements in common with Continental law than is frequently believed (Continent = European; continental law and doctrine: see also "ius commune, ius utrumque").... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00
This book underlines the mutability of Islamic law and attempts to relate its substantive and institutional varieties and transformations to social, political, economic and other historical circumstances. The studies in the book range from discussion of the received wisdom in Islamic law to studies of legal institutions and the theoretical means employed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This volume, orginally published in 1925, outlines the historical development of the Muslim law of inheritance in pre-Islamic Law. It discusses the ranking of heirs and guardians, reforms introduced by Muhammad, subsequent development of the law, and rise of the orthodox schools. more...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 49.00
Islamic family law has an immediate and direct impact on the lives of Muslim men, women and children, whose personal status continues to be defined by understandings of Islamic law codified and adapted by modern nation-states. This book examines how male authority is sustained through law and court practice, the consequences for women and the family,... more...