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  • Law and Ethnic Pluralityby Prakash Shah

    BRILL 2007; US$ 132.00

    The large-scale establishment of ethnic minorities and diasporic communities in Europe has gained the attention of social science scholars for a number of decades now. However, legal interest in this field has remained relatively underdeveloped, and few scholars have addressed emerging legal issues to any significant degree. This collection of contributions... more...

  • Against Caste in British Lawby Prakash Shah

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    This book discusses the salience of the caste question in UK law. It provides the background to how the caste provision came into the Equality Act 2010 and how it was reinforced in 2013, and analyses the various interests that played a role in getting caste into law. more...

  • Muslim Marriage in Western Courtsby Dr Pascale Fournier; Dr Prakash Shah

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    This book describes and analyses the notion of Mahr, the Muslim custom whereby the groom has to give a gift to the bride in consideration of the marriage. It explores how Western courts, specifically in Canada, the United States, France, and Germany, have approached and interpreted Mahr. Although the outcomes of the cases provide an illustrative framework... more...

  • Socio-Legal Integrationby Dr Agnieszka Kubal; Dr Prakash Shah

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    This book examines how contemporary migrants form and transform their involvement with the law in their host countries and which factors influence this relationship. It suggests a more comprehensive insight into the socio-legal integration of migrants by analysing the interplay between the new legal environment and migrants' existing culturally-derived... more...

  • Judging in the Islamic, Jewish and Zoroastrian Legal Traditionsby Mr Janos Jany; Dr Prakash Shah

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    This book presents a comparative analysis of the judiciary in the Islamic, Jewish and Zoroastrian legal systems. It compares postulations of legal theory to legal practice in order to show that social practice can diverge significantly from religious and legal principles. It thus provides a greater understanding of the real functions of religion in... more...

  • Legal Reform and Business Contracts in Developing Economiesby Professor Julie Paquin; Dr Prakash Shah

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    This book examines the prospects for business law reform to drive economic development in developing countries. It argues that, despite statements to the contrary, cultural factors and other local conditions in developing countries are not properly taken into account in current business law reform programs. Utilizing the city of Dakar as an example,... more...

  • Minorities and Nationalism in Turkish Lawby Dr Derya Bayir; Dr Prakash Shah

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Examining the on-going dilemma of the management of diversity in Turkey from a historical and legal perspective, this book argues that the state?s failure to accommodate ethno-religious diversity is attributable to the founding philosophy of Turkish nationalism and its heavy penetration into the socio-political and legal fibre of the country. It examines... more...

  • Declarations of Interdependenceby Professor Kirsten Anker; Dr Prakash Shah

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    This book takes up the postcolonial challenge for law and explains how the problems of legal recognition for Indigenous peoples are tied to an orthodox theory of law. Constructing a theory of legal pluralism that is both critical of law's epistemological and ontological presuppositions, as well as discursive in engaging a dialogue between legal traditions,... more...

  • Muslim Families, Politics and the Lawby Professor Ralph Grillo; Dr Prakash Shah

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 129.95

    Contemporary European societies are multi-ethnic and multi-cultural, certainly in terms of the diversity which has stemmed from the immigration of workers and refugees and their settlement. Currently, however, there is widespread, often acrimonious, debate about ?other? cultural and religious beliefs and practices and limits to their accommodation.... more...

  • Legal Pluralism in the Holy Cityby Dr Ido Shahar; Dr Prakash Shah

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    This book provides an unprecedented portrayal of a lively shari'a court in contemporary West Jerusalem, which belongs to the Israeli legal system but serves Palestinian residents of the eastern part of the city. It draws a rich picture of an intriguing institution, operating in an environment marked by legal pluralism and by exceptional political... more...