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The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (Iccpr) in the Light of Islamic Law

MASHOOD A. BADERIN

in International Human Rights and Islamic Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199285402
eISBN:
9780191709173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285402.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the provisions of the ICCPR in the light of Islamic law to determine their scope of compatibility. It investigates each right under the ICCPR, followed by an Islamic law ... More


Perjury and Prevarication in British India

Wendie Ellen Schneider

in Engines of Truth: Producing Veracity in the Victorian Courtroom

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300125665
eISBN:
9780300216554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125665.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Expanding the analytical frame beyond England, this chapter explores the history of experimentation with trial practice in the colonial courts of British India, where British administrators wrestled ... More


Islamic Positive Law

Khan L. Ali and M. Ramadan Hisham

in Contemporary Ijtihad: Limits and Controversies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641284
eISBN:
9780748653256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641284.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses Islamic positive law, which, together with the Basic Code, forms the Islamic law. Islamic law is a broader term that includes both divine texts and positive law. The Basic Code ... More


New Regimes of Knowledge, 1800–1865

Michael Laffan

in The Makings of Indonesian Islam: Orientalism and the Narration of a Sufi Past

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145303
eISBN:
9781400839995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145303.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the changes wrought in the nineteenth century under the impact of new cultures of science and new concepts of empire fostered by the governments of The Hague and Batavia. These ... More


Islam in Turkey: Continuities in Spite of Change

David Tittensor

in The House of Service: The Gulen Movement and Islam's Third Way

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199336418
eISBN:
9780199389766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336418.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Chapter 1 provides a detailed account of the nature of Islam, from the time of the Ottoman Empire to the modern Turkish Republic. In doing so, it argues that Said Nursi’s Nur Movement and the ... More


Marriage, Divorce, and Inheritance

Simon Butt and Tim Lindsey

in Indonesian Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780199677740
eISBN:
9780191757242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199677740.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Indonesia has a highly complex family law system, with different rules for Muslims and non-Muslims. This chapter offers a comprehensive overview of the rules governing marriage for both groups, ... More


Shari'ah on Trial: Northern Nigeria's Islamic Revolution

Sarah Eltantawi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293779
eISBN:
9780520967144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293779.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In November, 1999, hundreds of thousands of Northern Nigerians took to the streets of Zamfara state to demand the (re)implementation of full shar’iah penal law. Insisting on the laws of God where the ... More


An unholy tangle: Boim versus the Holy Land Foundation

Jonathan Benthall

in Islamic Charities and Islamic Humanism in Troubled Times

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993085
eISBN:
9781526124005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993085.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter, originally published in a law journal (the UCLA Journal of Near Eastern and Islamic Law), follows up the issue of the Palestinian zakat committees which was discussed in Chapter 5. It ... More


The Hijaz: The First Islamic State

Malik Dahlan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190909727
eISBN:
9780190943226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909727.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book offers an alternative vision of Islamic governance through the history and promise of The Hijaz, the first state of Islam. The Hijaz, in the west of present-day Saudi Arabia, was the first ... More


After 1979: Sunni Orthodoxy as a Counterculture

Stéphane A. Dudoignon

in The Baluch, Sunnism and the State in Iran: From Tribal to Global

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190655914
eISBN:
9780190872632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190655914.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The purpose of this chapter is to show how the Pahlavi monarchy (1925-79) has reacted to the creation of the Islamic University of Medina, in 1961, by allowing in Easternmost Iran the development of ... More


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