388 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
9789089641724 paperback 9089641726 paperback 9789048511327 ebook 9048511321 ebook
ISIM series on contemporary Muslim societies.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 359-376) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Legal and historical excursus of Muslim personal law in the Colonial Cape, South Africa, eighteenth to twentieth century /Shouket Allie Custom and Muslim family law in the native courts of the French Soudan, 1905-1912 /Richard Roberts Conflicts and tensions in the appointment of Chief Kadhi in colonial Kenya 1898-1960s /Hassan Mwakimako Obtaining freedom at the Muslims' tribunal: colonial kadijustiz and women's divorce litigation in Ndar (Senegal) /Ghislaine Lydon Making and unmaking of colonial Shari'a in the Sudan /Shamil Jeppie Injudicious intrusions: chiefly authority and Islamic judicial practice in Maradi, Niger /Barbara M. Cooper Coping with conflicts: colonial policy towards Muslim personal law in Kenya and post-colonial court practice /Abdulkadir Hashim Persistence and transformation in the politics of Shari'a, Nigeria, 1947-2003: in search of an explanatory framework /Allan Christelow Secular state and the state of Islamic law in Tanzania /Robert V. Makaramba State intervention in Muslim family law in Kenya and the Tanzania: applications of the gender concept /Susan F. Hirsch Muslim family law in South Africa: paradoxes and ironies /Ebrahim Moosa.
KBP540.3 .M87 2010
Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2010.