Islam and the rule of justice : image and reality in Muslim law and culture

Rosen, Lawrence, 1941- author
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  • Creator Lawrence Rosen
  • Format Books
  • Publication Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, [2018] ©2018
  • Physical Details
    • viii, 280 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 9780226511573, 022651157X, 9780226511603, 022651160X, 9780226511740, 022651174X
  • OCLC on1001807477

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-277) and index.

Contents

  • Introduction : approaching Islamic law -- Following the law -- Going to court : everyday life in a Muslim court -- Why do women usually win in Muslim family law courts? -- Parallel worlds : shadow law and political culture in Morocco -- Back to the future? : Muslim-Jewish partnerships -- Justice in an imperfect world -- The culture of corruption in the Arab world -- Justice and the "Arab spring" : a guide to the Arab street -- Will the middle class save the Middle East? -- Trying terror : Zacarias Moussaoui and his culture on trial -- Epilogue : the rule of law or the rule of justice?