Brill's Arab and Islamic Laws Series

Edited by Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl and Dr. Martin Lau

Series Type: 
Series
ISSN: 
1871-2894
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Edited by Marie-Luisa Frick and Andreas Th. Müller

Islam and International Law explores the multi-faceted relationship of Islam and international law. Current debates on Sharia, Islam and the “West” often suffer from prejudice and platitudes. The book seeks to engage such self-centrism by providing a plurality of perspectives, both in...
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Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004233355
Publication date: 
June 2013

Muhammad al-Bashir Muhammad al-Amine

The book discusses the Sukūk market, its developments, and the legal, Sharī‘ah, risks, and rating issues facing Sukūk. Securitisation as the best way forward for Sukūk structuring is emphasized and issues such as Sukūk listing, Sukūk index and Sukūk fund...
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Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004202672
Publication date: 
November 2011

By Farhad Malekian

The goal of this book is to minimize the misunderstandings and conflicts between International law and Islamic law. The objective is to bring peace into justice and justice into peace for the prevention of violations of human rights law, humanitarian law, international criminal law, and impunity.
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Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004203969
Publication date: 
June 2011

Jasmine Moussa

Critiquing both universalism and cultural relativism as theoretical approaches, this book presents a comprehensive study of Egypt’s Sharī’a-derived family law, and proposing practical methods to advance women’s family rights on the ground, while respecting their religious...
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Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004203099
Publication date: 
June 2011

Jamal J. Nasir

There has long been a need for an objective study such as this dealing with the legal rights and obligations of women under the Sharia and under modern Arab Islamic legislation. Seen within the broad principles of Islamic law, the book examines the status of women with regard to marriage, the...
Series: 
Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004172739
Publication date: 
April 2009

Tahir Wasti

This book provides an original and comprehensive account of the resurgence of traditional Islamic criminal law in the early twenty-first century, offering a detailed study of the application of Islamic law of murder and homicide in contemporary Pakistan.
Series: 
Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004172258
Publication date: 
November 2008

Muhammad al-Bashir Muhammad al-Amine

This study addresses the derivatives instruments in Islamic finance and highlights their benefits and legal aspects. It also discusses the forward, futures and options contracts in commodity markets. Arguments both in favour of and against these instruments are addressed and several alternatives...
Series: 
Volume: 
1
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004152465
Publication date: 
November 2008