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Contours of Sharia in Indonesia

John R. Bowen

in Democracy and Islam in Indonesia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161916
eISBN:
9780231535052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161916.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter discusses what the growing use of sharia law means and does not mean for Indonesia, given that pro-Islamic legislation and regulations narrow some personal freedoms. The phenomenon of ... More


What Is the Place of Sharia Law in European Legal Systems?

Dr Lorenzo Zucca

in A Secular Europe: Law and Religion in the European Constitutional Landscape

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199592784
eISBN:
9780191738906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592784.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, EU Law

The place of sharia law in European political societies varies. It is incorrect to believe that we can simply turn a blind eye to religious laws or to treat them as irrelevant. They are very relevant ... More


The Sharia Bar Association Journal and the Islamic Turn

Leonard Wood

in Islamic Legal Revival: Reception of European Law and Transformations in Islamic Legal Thought in Egypt, 1875–1952

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198786016
eISBN:
9780191827716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786016.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The 1930s witnessed a flourishing of writings by Egyptian lawyers, judges, and jurists who advocated the revival of Islamic law and promoted Islamic law as an alternative to European law. The leading ... More


Dubai

Christopher M. Bruner

in Re-Imagining Offshore Finance: Market-Dominant Small Jurisdictions in a Globalizing Financial World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190466879
eISBN:
9780190466909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190466879.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines Dubai, one of seven emirates that together constitute the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Although Dubai occupies a forbidding desert terrain along the Arabian (Persian) Gulf, the ... More


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


The Historical Development of National Ethical Traditions

Arman Sarvarian

in Professional Ethics at the International Bar

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199679461
eISBN:
9780191758522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679461.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Public International Law

This chapter explores the historical origins of advocacy as a principally European institution and compares the national traditions and cultures of advocacy of select jurisdictions. These ... More


The Rational Believer: Choices and Decisions in the Madrasas of Pakistan

Masooda Bano

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450440
eISBN:
9780801463860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450440.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Islamic schools, or madrasas, have been accused of radicalizing Muslims and participating, either actively or passively, in terrorist networks since the events of 9/11. In Pakistan, the 2007 siege by ... More


East meets the West: <i>Fiqh al-Aqalliyat</i> (Muslim jurisprudence on minorities); <i>Dina de-Malchuta Dina</i> (the law of the kingdom is the law); <i>Dar al-Islam</i> (abode of Islam); <i>Dar al-Harb</i> (abode of war)

Amikam Nachmani

in Haunted Presents: Europeans, Muslim Immigrants and the Onus of Histories

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784993078
eISBN:
9781526128560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993078.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

For 2000 years Jews have lived in exile as viable Jewish minority communities by recognizing the “law of the kingdom” (Dina de Malchuta) as their law alongside a system of rabbinic rulings (Responsa) ... More


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