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  • Refugee Status in Islamby Arafat Madi Shoukri

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.95

    What are the views, principles and regulations of the Islamic tradition concerning refugee status? Are there any similarities between the Islamic tradition relating to the laws of aman (safe conduct) and the 1951 Geneva Convention relating to the status of refugees? In this book, Arafat Shoukri delves into fifteen centuries of Arab and Islamic history... more...

  • Legal Documents from the Judean Desertby Aharon Layish

    BRILL 2011; US$ 252.00

    This volume presents annotated English translations of 74 awards handed down by tribal arbitrators and other legal documents obtained from the Bedouin of the Judean Desert. The documents address such legal issues as blood and sexual offenses, family disputes, inheritance, private transactions in land and water rights, tribal boundaries, contracts and... more...

  • Principles of Islamic International Criminal Lawby Farhad Malekian

    BRILL 2011; US$ 182.00

    While the system of international law is improving enormously and certain legal provisions are becoming an integral part of jus cogens norms, this body of law must be studied together with other systems which have basically been effective in its development. The principles of the rule of law must be evaluated collectively rather than selectively. In... more...

  • Reading the Islamic Cityby Akel Isma'il Kahera

    Lexington Books 2011; US$ 82.99

    While it seems clear that the shari?ah had a formative influence on property rights, public space and land use, the primary aim of this book is to study what implications the practice of the Maliki school of Islamic law have for the inhabitants of the Islamic city ( madinah ). more...

  • Islamic Divorce in North Americaby Julie Macfarlane

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    Based on hundreds of interviews, this book describes how Muslim marriage and divorce processes are used in North America, and what they mean to North American Muslims. It maps the emergence of a western shari'a that reflects not only religious but also cultural beliefs and Islamic family values in North America. more...

  • Economic Morality and Jewish Lawby Aaron Levine (1946-2011)

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    Economic Morality and Jewish Law compares the way in which welfare economics and Jewish law determine the propriety of an economic action, whether by a private citizen or the government. Issues explored include negative externalities, price controls, the lemons problem, the living wage, and short selling. more...

  • Abu Hanifahby Mohammed Akram Nadwi

    Kube Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 13.99

    Study the life and legacy of one of the greatest pioneers in the history of Islamic law more...

  • Religious Pluralism and Islamic Lawby Anver M. Emon

    OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 41.99 US$ 36.11

    Analysing the rules governing the treatment of foreigners in Islam and situating them in their historical, political, and legal context, this book sets out a new framework for understanding these rules as part of a wider problem of governing through law amidst pluralism. more...

  • Islamic Veiling in Legal Discourseby Anastasia Vakulenko

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95

    Islamic Veiling in Legal Discourse looks at relevant law and surrounding discourses in order to examine the assumptions and limits of the debates around the issue of Islamic veiling that has become so topical in recent years. For some, Islamic veiling indicates a lack of autonomy, the oppression of women and the threat of Islamic radicalism to western... more...

  • Windows onto Jewish Legal Cultureby Hanina Ben-Menahem; Arye Edrei; Neil S. Hecht

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This book opens windows onto various aspects of Jewish legal culture. Rather than taking a structural approach, and attempting to circumscribe and define ?every? element of Jewish law, Windows onto Jewish Legal Culture takes a dynamic and holistic approach, describing diverse manifestations of Jewish legal culture, and its general mind-set, without... more...