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Modernizing muslim family law

Lama Abu-Odeh

Modernizing muslim family law

the case of Egypt

by Lama Abu-Odeh

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Published by Faculty of Law, University of Toronto in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Domestic relations (Islamic law) -- Congresses.,
  • Domestic relations (Islamic law) -- Egypt -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Lama Abu-Odeh.
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesFeminism and law workshop series
    ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. Faculty of Law.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination73 p. ;
    Number of Pages73
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21260416M

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"[Cuno’s] careful research and thoughtful analysis make Modernizing Marriage not only an essential read for scholars of Egyptian legal history and Egyptian women but also instructive for those exploring questions about the law, family, and global flows of influence in other times and places."—Journal of Social History "Modernizing Marriage takes up a fundamental question for.

Egyptian Muslim family law was transformed over the course of the nineteenth century and in the first few decades of the twentieth century through two processes. Beginning in the mid-nineteenth century the Sharia court system was reorganized, and new procedural rules were introduced that both changed the application of the law and enlarged the.

Modernizing Muslim Family Law: The Case of Egypt. Lama Abu-Odeh* ABSTRACT. The Author discusses the dynamics of family law reforms in modern Egypt as an instance of similar dynamics of reforms in other Muslim countries. The forces that push for reforms as well as those that try to limit them are also by: The Author discusses the dynamics of family law reforms in modern Egypt as an instance of similar dynamics of reforms in other Muslim countries.

The forces that push for reforms as well as those that try to limit them are also introduced. The Author begins by describing the historical legal background shared by the vast majority of Muslim countries, including by: Cuno discusses political and sociodemographic changes that affected marriage and family life and the production of a family ideology by modernist intellectuals, who identified the family as a site crucial to social improvement, and for whom the reform and codification of Muslim family law was a Cited by: 9.

Throughout Modernizing Marriage, Cuno examines Egyptian family history in a comparative and transnational context, addressing issues of colonial modernity and colonial knowledge, Islamic law and legal reform, social history, and the history of women and by: 9. Read "Modernizing Marriage Family, Ideology, and Law in Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Egypt" by Kenneth M.

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Modernizing Muslim Family Law: The Case of Egypt. by Lama Abu-Odeh *. ] The Ambitions of Muslim Family Law Reform mother’s right to child custody; and limiting a wife’s duty of obedience to-ward her husband.5 Advocates seeking to reform family law typically make legal arguments grounded in Islamic law, thus explicitly or implicitly conceding the Islamic characterization of family law.

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Cuno: Books. The book addresses issues such as the development of the law of succession, the colonial encounter and its impact on Islamic family law, as well as critical areas in the contemporary family law of the Middle East, South Asia, South East Asia, China and Europe.

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Esposito's landmark book expands and updates coverage of family law reforms (in marriage, divorce, and inheritance) throughout the Middle East, North Africa, and South and Southeast Asia, and analyzes the diverse interpretation of Muslim family law, identifying shifts, key problems, and challenges in the twenty-first century.

the job of modernizing the Islamic law Gani HA () Reform of Muslim personal law. The Shah Bano controversy and the Muslim women.

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Keith Hodkinson's Muslim Family Law: A Source Book focuses on the application of Muslim family law in India and Pakistan. Hodkinson's basic thesis is that Muslim family law in the subcontinent differs substan-tially from "pure" Muslim law, primarily as a result of Britain's coloniza-tion of this region.

Decisions of courts have to some extent contributed to Muslim law. (g) Legislation: The Prophet was the supreme maker of law; hence no one can make Muslim law. In case any change is made it is considered as an invasion.

In spite of this there are a number of Acts. Size: KB. According to Mulla, a marriage between a Muslim woman and Non-Muslim male is irregular.

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book is to show the changing and variable status of women in the Middle East, the most effective method is to study the subject comparatively, emphasizing the factors that best explain the differences in women’s status across the region and over time.

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It is an often-repeated view that Muslims must be violent to be true to their faith, and that Islam cannot be reformed, but in the vast world of today, such a view does not offer : Christine Douglass-Williams.

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