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- Oneworld Publications 2015; US$ 25.00
Both Muslims and non-Muslims see women in most Muslim countries as suffering from social, economic and political discrimination, treated by law and society as second-class citizens subject to male authority. This discrimination is attributed to Islam and Islamic law, though it varies considerably in its impact, according to both class and region.... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 49.99
Tytus Bej entwickelt eine controllingorientierte, Discounted Cash Flow (DCF)-konforme Aufstellung der Free Cash Flow-Größen und stellt ihren Einbezug in die einzelnen DCF-Verfahren dar. Der Autor beurteilt die einzelnen Verfahren zur Unternehmensbewertung im Hinblick auf ihre Eignung für die Zwecke des wertorientierten Controllings, um darauf aufbauend... more...
- Herder Verlag 2014; US$ 14.30
Kaum ein Begriff sorgt in Bezug auf den Islam für so viel Unbehagen und Unruhe wie »Scharia«. Mouhanad Khorchide legt in Weiterentwicklung seiner bahnbrechenden Grundlegung einer islamischen Theologie (»Islam ist Barmherzigkeit«) und in kritischer Auseinandersetzung mit dem Begriff, der Geschichte und den sehr unterschiedlichen Definitionen der Scharia... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
It was the classical task of legal rhetoric to make law both seen and understood. These conjoint goals came to be separated and opposed in modernity and a degree of blindness ensued. Legal reason was increasingly deemed to be a purely textual enterprise. Against this constraint and in furtherance of an incipient visual turn in legal studies, Genealogies... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Original Islam investigates the primacy of Madinan Islam and the madhhab (school of law) of its main exponent, Malik ibn Anas. It contains an annotated translation of Intisar al-faqir al-salik li-tarjih madhhab al-Imam al-kabir Malik , which was written by al-Ra'i, a fifteenth-century Andalusian scholar resident in Cairo. This book includes: ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
With Islamic banking gradually becoming a more influential factor in the West, an analysis of the concept of riba ? a definition of which is not given in the Qur?an ? is long overdue. This text presents readers with various interpretations of this Islamic economic concept ? generally perceived as ?interest?. Thomas provides a framework for understanding... more...
- University of California Press 2007; US$ 39.95
This illuminating study explores a central but neglected aspect of modern Jewish history: the problem of abandoned Jewish wives, or agunes ("chained wives")?women who under Jewish law could not obtain a divorce?and of the men who deserted them. Looking at seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Germany and then late nineteenth-century eastern Europe... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
An extremely timely translation of a seminal text on the role of women in Muslim society by the early twentieth century thinker al Taher al-Haddad. Considered as one of the first feminist works in Arab literature, this book will be of considerable interest to scholars of an early "feminist" tract coming from a Muslim in Arab society. Awarded the 2008... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 39.95
Muslim family law and its principles 15 regarding marriage, divorce, personal maintenance, paternity, and child custody is one of the most widely applied family law systems in existence today. A number of states have recently codified Muslim family law fo more...