Studies in Islamic Law and Society

Editorial board: Ruud Peters, A. Kevin Reinhart and Nadjma Yassari

Olaf Köndgen

In The Codification of Islamic Criminal Law in the Sudan, Olaf Köndgen offers an in-depth analysis of Islamic criminal law in the Sudan through the penal codes of 1983 and 1991; he examines their application and interpretations in the case law of the Sudan’s Supreme Court.
Series: 
Volume: 
43
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004347434
Expected: 
December 2017
€149,00
$171.00

Edited by Maaike van Berkel, Radboud University Nijmegen, Léon Buskens, Leiden University, and Petra M. Sijpesteijn, Leiden University

This volume examines the use of legal documents for the history of Muslim societies, presenting case studies from different periods and areas of the Muslim world from medieval Iran and Egypt to contemporary Yemen and Morocco, and involving multiple disciplinary approaches.
Series: 
Volume: 
42
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004343726
E-ISBN: 
9789004343733
Publication date: 
June 2017
€125,00
$144.00

Carolyn G. Baugh, Gannon University

In Minor Marriage in Early Islamic Law, Carolyn Baugh offers an in-depth exploration of 8th-13th century legal sources on the marriageability of prepubescents, focusing on such issues as maintenance, sexual readiness, consent, and a father’s right to compel.
Series: 
Volume: 
41
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004344839
E-ISBN: 
9789004344860
Publication date: 
June 2017
€99,00
$115.00

Edited by Giovanna Calasso, Sapienza University, Rome, and Giuliano Lancioni, Roma Tre University, Rome

This volume provides the first collection of studies devoted to the binomial dār al-islām / dār al-ḥarb, offering new perspectives on this underexplored issue through the analysis of a wide range of contexts and sources, from medieval to modern times.
Series: 
Volume: 
40
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004328686
E-ISBN: 
9789004331037
Publication date: 
August 2017
€149,00
$172.00

Alan Verskin, University of Rhode Island

In Islamic Law and the Crisis of the Reconquista, Alan Verskin examines the efforts of Islamic jurists to articulate a new law which would address the predicament of Muslims living under Christian rule in Iberia.
Series: 
Volume: 
39
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004283190
E-ISBN: 
9789004284531
Publication date: 
January 2015
€103,00
$131.00

Amr Osman, Qatar University

In this book, Amr Osman presents a new reading of both the history and doctrine of the Ẓāhirī madhhab, from its emergence in the 3rd/9th century to its demise in the 10th/16th century.
Series: 
Volume: 
38
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004276192
E-ISBN: 
9789004279650
Publication date: 
July 2014
€122,00
$145.00

Edited by A. Kevin Reinhart, Dartmouth College, and Robert Gleave, University of Exeter, with an appreciation by Peter Sluglett, University of Utah

This book studies a range of Islamic texts, and employs contemporary legal, religious, and hermeneutical theory to study the methodology of Islamic law.
Series: 
Volume: 
37
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004264809
E-ISBN: 
9789004265196
Publication date: 
May 2014
€154,00
$185.00

Edited by Oussama Arabi, Haigazian University, David S. Powers, Cornell University, and Susan A. Spectorsky, Queens College, City University of New York

In Islamic Legal Thought: A Compendium of Muslim Jurists, twenty-three scholars each contribute a chapter containing the biography of a distinguished Muslim jurist and a translated sample of his work. Jurists of the formative, classical and modern periods are represented.
Series: 
Volume: 
36
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004254527
E-ISBN: 
9789004255883
Publication date: 
September 2013
€204,00
$257.00

Sabrina Joseph

Drawing on Hanafi legal texts from Ottoman Syria between the 17th and early 19th centuries, this book examines how jurists balanced the rights and obligations of tenants and landlords on state and waqf lands, contributing in the process to the dynamism of the law and the adaptability and...
Series: 
Volume: 
35
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004228351
E-ISBN: 
9789004228672
Publication date: 
May 2012
€114,00
$139.00

Guy Bechor

This volume compares the courtroom oaths of both Islamic and modern Egyptian legal systems, blending elements of legal history, comparative law, theology, philosophy and culture.
Series: 
Volume: 
34
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004209749
E-ISBN: 
9789004217515
Publication date: 
December 2011
€165,00
$200.00

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