Muslim Women and Shari'ah Councils: Transcending the Boundaries of Community and Law (Hardback)Samia Bano (author)
Hardback 329 Pages / Published: 14/11/2012
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Using original empirical data and critiquing existing research, Samia Bano explores the experience of British Muslim woman who use Shari'ah councils to resolve marital disputes. She challenges the language of community rights and claims for legal autonomy in matters of family law showing how law and community can empower as well as restrict women.
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages: 329
Weight: 555 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 22 mm
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