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Religious law in general. Comparative religious law. Jurisprudence

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  • Das Jüdische Eherechtby Walter Homolka

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 105.00

    This book gives a concise introduction into Jewish Law as a whole and its development within the different denominations of Judaism. It offers an overview of betrothal, engagement and marriage, gives details of the wedding ceremony, marriage restrictions and marital contracts as well as rules for divorce and re-marriage. Since the State of Israel does... more...

  • Law, Custom, and Statute in the Muslim Worldby Ron Shaham

    BRILL 2006; US$ 153.00

    Deals with the main components in the laws of Islamic societies, past and present: shari'a custom, and statute. This book includes chapters that focus on one of these components, and that discuss the interplay between two or even all three of them. It offers a wide geographical coverage, from the Balkans to Yemen, and from Iraq to the Maghrib. more...

  • Economic Foundations of Law second editionby Stephen Spurr

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 93.95

    Economic Foundations of Law (2 nd ed.) provides an economic analysis of the major areas of the law: property law, torts, contracts, criminal law, civil procedure, corporation law and financial markets, taxation and labor law. more...

  • Islamic Law and the Law of Armed Conflictby Niaz A Shah

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 49.95

    Islamic Law and the Law of Armed Conflict: The Armed Conflict in Pakistan demonstrates how international law can be applied in Muslim states in a way that is compatible with Islamic law. more...

  • Der Islam als Diskursfeldby Dirk Halm

    Springer Fachmedien 2008; US$ 39.99

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  • Judging in the Islamic, Jewish and Zoroastrian Legal Traditionsby Janos Jany

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95

    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...

  • Levirate Marriage and the Family in Ancient Judaismby Dvora E. Weisberg

    Brandeis University Press 2009; US$ 34.99

    Provocative exploration of levirate marriage in ancient Judaism that sheds new light on the Jewish family in antiquity and the rabbinic reworking of earlier Israelite law more...

  • Das islamische Rechtby Mathias Rohe

    C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 8.41

    Die Scharia ist im Westen weithin zum Schreckensbegriff geworden, der mit drakonischen Strafen und der Ungleichbehandlung von Frauen und Männern, Muslimen und Nichtmuslimen in Verbindung gebracht wird. Für viele Muslime ist die Scharia dagegen ein wesentlicher Teil ihres Selbstverständnisses. Mathias Rohe will mit seiner allgemeinverständlichen Einführung... more...

  • Muslim Family Law in Western Courtsby Elisa Giunchi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    This book focuses on Islamic family law as interpreted and applied by judges in Europe, Australia and North America. It uses court transcriptions and observations to discuss how the most contentious marriage-related issues - consent and age of spouses, dower, polygamy, and divorce - are adjudicated. The solutions proposed by different legal systems... more...

  • Islamic Finance and Lawby Maha-Hanaan Balala

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 29.00

    Many of the principles prevalent in modern Islamic contract law and commercial practice remain the same as those outlined by the Quran and the Prophet Muhammad, and expounded by scholars of jurisprudence as far back as the 13th century, despite the advancement in time and sophistication of commercial interaction. Maha-Hanaan Balala here provides an... more...