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 (womenas) 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 (Shariaa) in family law matters, and the associated role of Shariaa 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|