The Sociology of Shari’a: Case Studies from around the World

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ISBN: 978-3-319-09604-9 (Print) 978-3-319-09605-6 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

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    Pages 1-13

    Introduction: Legal Pluralism and Shari’a

  3. Case Studies from Muslim Majority Countries

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 15-15

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      Pages 17-30

      One State, Three Legal Systems: Social Cohesion in a Multi-ethnic and Multi-religious Malaysia

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      Pages 31-49

      Modern Law, Traditional ‘Shalish’ and Civil Society Activism in Bangladesh

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      Pages 51-65

      Semi-official Turkish Muslim Legal Pluralism: Encounters Between Secular Official Law and Unofficial Shari’a

  4. Case Studies from Muslim Minority Countries

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 67-67

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      Pages 69-81

      Soft Authoritarianism, Social Diversity and Legal Pluralism: The Case of Singapore

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      Pages 83-101

      The Philippine Shari’a Courts and the Code of Muslim Personal Laws

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      Pages 103-118

      Shari’a and Muslim Women’s Agency in a Multicultural Context: Recent Changes in Sports Culture

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      Pages 119-137

      Shari’a Law in Catholic Italy: A Non-agnostic Model of Accommodation

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      Pages 139-154

      Trial and Error: Muslims and Shari’a in the German Context

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      Pages 155-174

      Between the Sacred and the Secular: Living Islam in China

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      Pages 175-195

      The Case of the Recognition of Muslim Personal Law in South Africa: Colonialism, Apartheid and Constitutional Democracy

  5. Theoretical and Comparative Considerations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 197-197

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      Pages 199-217

      The Constitutionalization of Shari’a in Muslim Societies: Comparing Indonesia, Tunisia and Egypt

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      Pages 219-235

      Legal Pluralism and the Shari’a: A Comparison of Greece and Turkey

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      Pages 237-252

      Contradictions, Conflicts, Dilemmas and Temporary Resolutions: A Sociology of Law Analysis of Shari’a in Selected Western Societies

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      Pages 253-268

      Perception of Shari’a in Sydney and New York Newspapers

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      Pages 269-289

      Profiting from Shari’a: Islamic Banking and Finance in Australia

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      Pages 291-303

      Shari’a and Multiple Modernities in Western Countries: Toward a Multi-faith Pragmatic Modern Approach Rather Than a Legal Pluralist One?

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      Pages 305-313

      The Future of Legal Pluralism

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 315-328