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Cultural diversity and law.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages -196) and index.
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Introduction The roots of Mahr and the hybrid transplant : introducing Mahr as an Islamic legal conception and a fragmented legal concept When Mahr travels : adjudicating Mahr in Canada, the United States, France, and Germany Nourishing the transplanted law : fertile soil or rocky ground? Contradictions in the reception of Mahr as ideology and subjectivity Samir and Leila revisited : the adjudication and reception of Mahr and its subjective significance for Muslim women Deep roots and tall branches : conclusions on the reception of Mahr by Western courts Appendix A. Mahr and the Qur'an Appendix B. Mahr and the Hadiths Appendix C. Statute excerpts.
KBP543.953 .F68 2010
Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate,