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International Human Rights and Islamic Law
Language: en
Pages: 279
Authors: Mashood A. Baderin
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

This volume examines the important question of whether or not international human rights and Islamic law are compatible. It asks whether Muslim States can comply with international human rights law whilst adhering to Islamic law. The traditional arguments on this subject are examined and responded to from both international human
Women, the Koran and International Human Rights Law
Language: en
Pages: 262
Authors: Niaz A. Shah
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers

Religion plays a pivotal role in the way women are treated around the world, socially and legally. This book discusses three Islamic human rights approaches: secular, non-compatible, reconciliatory (compatible), and proposes a contextual interpretive approach. It is argued that the current gender discriminatory statutory Islamic laws in Islamic jurisdictions, based
International Human Rights and Islamic Law
Language: en
Pages: 302
Authors: Mashood A. Baderin
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-09-11 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

This volume examines the important question of whether or not international human rights and Islamic law are compatible. It asks whether Muslim States can comply with international human rights law whilst adhering to Islamic law. The traditional arguments on this subject are examined and responded to from both international human
Religious Legal Traditions, International Human Rights Law and Muslim States
Language: en
Pages: 283
Authors: Kamran Hashemi
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: BRILL

This book offers an exploration of aspects of the subject, Islam and Human Rights, which is the focus of considerable scholarship in recent years predominantly from Western scholars. Thus it is interesting and important to have the field addressed from a non -Western perspective and by an Iranian scholar. The
Human Rights and Islam
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Abdullah Saeed
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-27 - Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

Is there a basis for human rights in Islam? Beginning with an exploration of what rights are and how the human rights discourse developed, Abdullah Saeed explores the resources that exist within Islamic tradition. He looks at those that are compatible with international human rights law and can be garnered