The Resource Islam, Sharia and alternative dispute resolution : mechanisms for legal redress in the Muslim community, Mohamed M. Keshavjee

Islam, Sharia and alternative dispute resolution : mechanisms for legal redress in the Muslim community, Mohamed M. Keshavjee

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Islam, Sharia and alternative dispute resolution : mechanisms for legal redress in the Muslim community
Title
Islam, Sharia and alternative dispute resolution
Title remainder
mechanisms for legal redress in the Muslim community
Statement of responsibility
Mohamed M. Keshavjee
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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 Islamic legal schools) comprise a far more nuanced matrix of interpretations than is often assumed to be the case. Far from being monolithic or impervious to change from without, Muslim legal tradition has - since its beginnings in the early Islami
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EBLCP
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Keshavjee, Mohamed M
Index
no index present
LC call number
KBP144
LC item number
.K474 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Library of Islamic law
Series volume
v. 6
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  • Islamic law
  • Dispute resolution (Law)
  • Islamic law
  • LAW
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • RELIGION
  • Dispute resolution (Law)
  • Islamic law
  • Islamic law
  • Islamic countries
Label
Islam, Sharia and alternative dispute resolution : mechanisms for legal redress in the Muslim community, Mohamed M. Keshavjee
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Publication
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Description based upon print version of record
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 220-231) and index
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword; Acknowledgements; List of Figures; 1. Introduction; 2. The Muslim Community in Britain; 3. Overview of the Hounslow Muslim Community; 4. The Sharia, Religious Law of Muslims; 5. The Muslim Law (Shariah) Council (UK); 6. The Many Faces of ADR in Hounslow; 7. The Case for Court-Invoked Adjudication; 8. Towards an Islamic Model of ADR; 9. Policy Considerations; Appendix -- Some Perspectives on ADR; Notes; Glossary of Arabic, Persian and South Asian Terms; Bibliography; Index
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 237 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780857722386
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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illustrations.
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not applicable
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Specific material designation
remote
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  • (OCoLC)852759450
  • (OCoLC)ocn852759450
Label
Islam, Sharia and alternative dispute resolution : mechanisms for legal redress in the Muslim community, Mohamed M. Keshavjee
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 220-231) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword; Acknowledgements; List of Figures; 1. Introduction; 2. The Muslim Community in Britain; 3. Overview of the Hounslow Muslim Community; 4. The Sharia, Religious Law of Muslims; 5. The Muslim Law (Shariah) Council (UK); 6. The Many Faces of ADR in Hounslow; 7. The Case for Court-Invoked Adjudication; 8. Towards an Islamic Model of ADR; 9. Policy Considerations; Appendix -- Some Perspectives on ADR; Notes; Glossary of Arabic, Persian and South Asian Terms; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 237 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780857722386
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)852759450
  • (OCoLC)ocn852759450

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