Muslim Families, Politics and the Law

Muslim Families, Politics and the Law

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Islam generally and the Muslim family in particular have become highly politicized sites of contestation. This book focuses on the way in which gender relations and associated questions of (womena€™s) agency, consent and autonomy, have become the focus of political and social commentary, and the implications this has for British multiculturalism. The book also includes a detailed overview of the public debate about the application of Islamic legal and ethical norms (Sharia€™a) in family law matters, and the associated role of Sharia€™a councils, in a British context.In April 2013 the NSS, One Law for All and the Lawyersa#39; Secular Society announced a student essay competition with a Ap300 prize: ... to understand shariaa#39;s reach and influence in Europe, and to highlight any harm or human rights abusesanbsp;...

Title:Muslim Families, Politics and the Law
Author:Professor Ralph Grillo
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2015-05-28


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