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Muslim women and Shari'ah councils : transcending the boundaries of community and law / Samia Bano, lecturer in family law, University of Reading, UK.

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Author/Creator:
Bano, Samia, author.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Copyright date:
2012
Publication:
Houndsmill, Basingstoke, Hamphsire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Copyright notice:
©2012
Format:
  • Book
  • x, 329 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-323) and index.
Contents:
  • Multiculturalism and secularism in the British context
  • South Asian Muslims and state-law relations
  • Background to the study
  • Shari'ah councils in Britain
  • Shari'ah councils and the practice of law-making
  • Personal experiences of marriage
  • Muslim women, divorce and Shari'ah councils
  • Shari'ah councils and civil law
  • Conclusion: Justice in the "shadow of law"?
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780230221482
0230221483

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