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The law applied : contextualizing the Islamic Shari'a : a volume in honor of Frank E. Vogel / edited by Peri Bearman, Wolfhart Heinrichs, Bernard G. Weiss.

Contributor(s): Bearman, P. J. (Peri J.) [editor.] | Heinrichs, Wolfhart [editor.] | Vogel, Frank E | Weiss, Bernard G [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London ; New York : I. B. Tauris, 2008Description: xi, 442 p. ; 24 cm.Other title: Islamic Shari'a.Subject(s): Islamic law | Constitutional law (Islamic law) | | Business, Political Scienc Law March2017DDC classification: 340.59 Summary: Looks at judicial decision-making, legal responses (fatwas), customary practices, the actions of public inspectors, cultural contexts, and theological discourses as well as modern legal reform and constitutional development. This book offers an account of how Islamic law works in practice in the social life of the contemporary world.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Looks at judicial decision-making, legal responses (fatwas), customary practices, the actions of public inspectors, cultural contexts, and theological discourses as well as modern legal reform and constitutional development. This book offers an account of how Islamic law works in practice in the social life of the contemporary world.

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