Women in Muslim Family Law

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Syracuse University Press, 2001 - Law - 195 pages
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An exploration of family law as it pertains to women with regard to marriage, divorce and inheritance in the Middle East. This second edition is revised to expand and update coverage of family law reforms that have taken place throughout the Middle East, North Africa, and South and Southeast Asia. It focuses on the historical and legal context for reform, and the methodology and extent of contemporary legal trends, particularly in Egypt and Pakistan.
 

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Contents

The Sources of Islamic Law
1
Classical Muslim Family Law
12
Modern Muslim Family
53
4 Toward a Legal Methodology for Reform
127
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