Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -196) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
1. The roots of Mahr and the hybrid transplant : introducing Mahr as an Islamic legal conception and a fragmented legal concept 2. When Mahr travels : adjudicating Mahr in Canada, the United States, France, and Germany 3. Nourishing the transplanted law : fertile soil or rocky ground? 4. Contradictions in the reception of Mahr as ideology and subjectivity 5. Samir and Leila revisited : the adjudication and reception of Mahr and its subjective significance for Muslim women 6. Deep roots and tall branches : conclusions on the reception of Mahr by Western courts.