The Status of Women Under Islamic Law: And Under Modern Islamic Legislation
This book is the first comprehensive examination of the new codes of the major states of the Gulf region. It examines the historical roots & systemization of the theory of contracts according to the classical law of Islam, & charts the dichotomy between the legal theory & practice. The influence of the divine sources of the law, eclectic sources & legal methodologies on the system of contracts is assessed, as is the way in which more rigid, established laws have either resisted or been accommodated to adjust to social changes. Modern legislation in Bahrain, Kuwait & the United Arab Emirates is examined. This work emphasises the continuing importance of Islamic contractual precepts within modern codification of the Arab Gulf States & will be of equal enduring value to commercial & legal practitioners as well as scholars & students of Middle East Law.
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Abu Zahra according adopted agnate Ahzab Al-Hilli Algerian Law apply Arab Baqara betrothal child condition consanguine consent consummation or valid court death deemed defect dissolution of marriage Druze effect entitled expressly father female forthwith fosterage grounds guardian guardianship hadina Hanafis Hanbalis husband iddat impediment infant inheritance injury Iraq Iraqi Law irregular marriage irrevocable divorce irrevocable repudiation Ithna-Asharis Jaafaris Jordan Jordanian Law judge shall order jurists khula Kuwaiti Law Law rules Laws of Syria legislator Malikis married maternal aunt matrimonial home menstruation modern Arab Moroccan Law Morocco mother Muslim muta marriage non-Muslim order a divorce parties paternal pay maintenance Personal Status polygamy prohibited degree puberty Quranic ruling Quranic verse revocable right to maintenance Shafiis Sharia provisions Shias specified dower spouses Status Law stipulated suckling Sunni Syrian Law Talaq thereof Tunisian Law unless valid marriage contract valid retirement void waqf ward whole dower wife wife's woman women Youssof
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Muslim Laws, Politics and Society in Modern Nation States: Dynamic Legal ...
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