Outlining in detail both civil and criminal law, this book is an illuminating journey through the intricate issues involved in Middle Eastern legal studies. The Shari'a, Joseph Schacht, human rights, radicalism, and the future of Islamic law are discussed. Studies in Islamic Law promises to be a useful volume for both specialists and students.
|Publisher:||Austin & Winfield Publishers|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.26(w) x 9.26(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
David F. Forte is Professor of Law at the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law at Cleveland State University in Ohio.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Preface Chapter 3 Acknowledgements Part 4 Islamic Law and the Political Order: Chapter 5 The Tent Chapter 6 Law and Politics Part 7 The Shari'a-Classical Applications: Chapter 8 Joseph Schacht and the Sunna Chapter 9 Crimes Chapter 10 Theft and Punishment Chapter 11 Lost, Strayed, or Stolen-Chattel Recovery under the Shari'a Part 12 The Shari'a-Radicalism and Reform: Chapter 13 Islam's Past, Islam's Future Chapter 14 Index