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Challenging the Secular State: The Islamization of Law in Modern Indonesia

Arskal Salim

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832377
eISBN:
9780824868963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832377.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book examines Muslim efforts to incorporate sharia (religious law) into modern Indonesia's legal system from the time of independence in 1945 to the present. The book argues that attempts to ... More


Justice in Wallis-‘Uvea: Customary Rights and Republican Law in a French Overseas Territory

Françoise Douaire-Marsaudon

in Changing Contexts, Shifting Meanings: Transformations of Cultural Traditions in Oceania

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833664
eISBN:
9780824870355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833664.003.0016
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on several “affairs” that occurred in the Polynesian island of Wallis-'Uvea—part of the French Overseas Territory of Wallis-and-Futuna—between 2001 and the present. These affairs ... More


Territorial Border Disputes

Luke S. Roberts

in Performing the Great Peace: Political Space and Open Secrets in Tokugawa Japan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835132
eISBN:
9780824870690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835132.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

Land was second only to inheritance politics in its ability to excite passions and inspire violence in Tokugawa Japan, and a chief task of the Tokugawa government was to mediate struggles over ... More


The Colonial Setting

Chie Ikeya

in Refiguring Women, Colonialism, and Modernity in Burma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834616
eISBN:
9780824871741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834616.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes the colonial setting from which the modern woman emerged, beginning with an overview of Burma's socioeconomic structure and plural society prior to the colonial period. It then ... More


Sovereignties: Stolen by the Desire for Gold, a Child and Carrying on the Family Name

Davina B. Woods

in Sovereignty: Frontiers of Possibility

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835637
eISBN:
9780824871420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835637.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses Australian sovereignty. When compared to that of Canada and the United States of America, colonization came relatively late to the Indigenous peoples of Australia, who have ... More


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