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Human Rights in Islamic Jurisprudence: Why Should All Human Beings Be Inviolable?

Recep Şentürk

in The Future of Religious Freedom: Global Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199930890
eISBN:
9780199980581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199930890.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter seeks to recapture the classical tradition of Islamic jurisprudence that recognizes universal human rights irrespective of religious status, gender, place, or time. It shows how the loss ... More


Property Rights in Ancient Rome

Éva Jakab

in Ownership and Exploitation of Land and Natural Resources in the Roman World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198728924
eISBN:
9780191795831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728924.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, World History: BCE to 500CE

In ancient societies, ownership or other types of control over agrarian land played an essential role in the wealth and growth of individuals and of the whole community. Legal institutions interacted ... More


Autonomy

in Turf Wars: Territory and Citizenship in the Contemporary State

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755962
eISBN:
9780804768290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755962.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter shows how areas in Colombia that have no understanding of recognition of rights in property use extensive land and resource claims as their basis for self-governance and autonomy. It ... More


Revolutionary Time

Joseph P. Reidy

in Illusions of Emancipation: The Pursuit of Freedom and Equality in the Twilight of Slavery

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648361
eISBN:
9781469648385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648361.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Northerners and Southerners alike often viewed the Civil War as a revolution. For Confederates, secession promised a return to the era of the Founders when, they presumed, property rights in humans ... More


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