The Study is divided into two main sections, one on “colonizing Muslim law,” with contributions on South Africa, Kenya, Sudan, Niger, French Soudan [Mali], and Senegal; and a second on the post-colonial state and constitutionalism, covering Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania and...
The dissertation is based on eighteen months of fieldwork that the writer conducted in four types of Muslim family law institutions: sharia courts (dar ul qaza institutions), women's arbitration centers (mahila panchayats), a mufti's authoritative legal advice (fatawa), and a...
This study titled “Muslim Family Law in Southern Thailand: A Historical Overview” aims to describe the development of Islamic law through the different periods of governments in southern Thailand. Muslims have long a history of practicing Islamic law where Muslim communities are the minority. In Thailand, past governments have positively included ...
The problem of family relations in our age is not so simple and trivial as may be resolved by filling up questionnaires by boys and girls by holding seminars — like the seminars I saw and heard of, and the...
Legal Reform and Gender Justice examines the interplay between legal reform and gender norms and practices. It examines the processes of advocating for, and contesting the khul‘ and new family courts laws, shedding light on...
This study evolved out of the conflicts that occur because of the – historically, religiously and culturally-determined – differences in the modes of establishment, procedures and forms of divorce when the recognition policies of European states collide with Islamic...