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Sharia Incorporated

A Comparative Overview of the Legal Systems of Twelve Muslim Countries in Past and Present

Distributed for Leiden University Press

Sharia Incorporated

A Comparative Overview of the Legal Systems of Twelve Muslim Countries in Past and Present


676 pages | 6 3/10 x 9 1/2 | © 2010

Law and Legal Studies: International Law


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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Editorial note

Preface

1. Introduction: investigating the role of sharia in national law

      Jan Michiel Otto

2. Sharia and national law in Egypt

      Maurits Berger and Nadia Sonneveld

3. Sharia and national law in Morrocco

      Léon Buskens

4. Sharia and national law in Saudi Arabia

      Esther van Eijk

5. Shari’a and national law in Sudan

      Olaf Köndgen

6. Islam and national law in Turkey

      Mustafa Koçak

7. Sharia and national law in Afghanistan

      Nadjma Yassari and Mohammad Hamid Saboory

8. Sharia and national law in Iran

      Ziba Mir-Hosseini

9. Sharia and national law in Pakistan

      Martin Lau

10. Sharia and national law in Indonesia

      Jan Michiel Otto

11. Sharia and national law in Malaysia

      Andrew Harding

12. Sharia and national law in Mali

      Dorothea Schulz

13. Sharia and national law in Nigeria

      Philip Ostien and Albert Dekker

14. Towards comparative conclusions on the role of sharia in national law

      Jan Michiel Otto

Annexe: Tables

Glossary

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