xxiii, 264 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Middle East studies beyond dominant paradigms.
Formatted Contents Note
Entering a sociolegal arena Historical settings Family and court Presenting claims The court arena Documenting the family Negotiating versions Gender and family Attorneys and the justice of the qadi Reshaping solutions Family experiences Conclusion: family, court, and modernity.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-257) and index.