The Resource Muslim family law in Western courts, [edited by] Elisa Giunchi

Muslim family law in Western courts, [edited by] Elisa Giunchi

Label
Muslim family law in Western courts
Title
Muslim family law in Western courts
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] Elisa Giunchi
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "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 are reviewed , and some broader questions are addressed: how Islamic principles are harmonized with norms based on gender equality, how parties bargain strategically in and out of court, and how Muslim diasporas align their Islamic worldview with a Western normative narrative"--
  • "This book focuses on how various aspects of Islamic family law as interpreted and applied by judges in Europe, in Australia and North America. Covering a wide number of countries (Britain, France, Spain, Italy, Norway, Switzerland, the US, Canada, Australia), it uses court transcriptions and observations to discuss a number of specific issue, including how the most contentious marriage-related issues - consent and age of spouses, mahr, polygamy, divorce, and kafalah - are adjudicated"--
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  • Provided by publisher
  • Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
N$T
Index
index present
LC call number
KBP540.3
LC item number
.M875 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Giunchi, Elisa
Series statement
Durham modern Middle East and Islamic world series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Domestic relations (Islamic law)
  • Conflict of laws
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
  • LAW / Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice
  • Conflict of laws
  • Domestic relations (Islamic law)
  • Western countries
Label
Muslim family law in Western courts, [edited by] Elisa Giunchi
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306539241
Isbn Type
(ebk)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
585175
System control number
  • (OCoLC)875293717
  • (OCoLC)ocn875293717
Label
Muslim family law in Western courts, [edited by] Elisa Giunchi
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306539241
Isbn Type
(ebk)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
585175
System control number
  • (OCoLC)875293717
  • (OCoLC)ocn875293717

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