The law applied: contextualizing the Islamic Shari'a : a volume in honor of Frank E. Vogel

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A sea change has taken place in Islamic legal studies. This book both reflects and contributes to that change. Traditionally, scholars in this field have tended to focus on law as a body of rules and doctrines, as ‘fiqh.’ This volume is interested in how the law has been applied to concrete situations. It looks at judicial decision-making, legal response (fatwas), customary practices, the actions of public inspectors, cultural contexts, and theological discourses as well as modern legal reform and constitutional development. Reflecting the interests of a new academic generation, The Law Applied offers an ambitious and textured account of how Islamic law works in practice in the social life of the contemporary world.

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table_of_contents Reform, renewal, religion, and social discipline: reflections of a medievalist / Charles Donahue, Jr. -- The kindred concepts of Seisin and Ḥawz in English and Islamic law / John Makdisi -- "Legal realism" in Tehran: gender law and the transformative state / Louise Halper -- Price setting and hoarding in Mamluk Egypt: the lessons of legal realism for Islamic legal studies / Kristen Stilt -- Sharecropping in the Dakhla Oasis: Shariʻa and customary law in Ottoman Egypt / Rudolph Peters -- Joint marital property in Indonesian customary, Islamic, and national law / Mark E. Cammack and R. Michael Feener -- A study of Wakīʻ's (d. 306/917) Akhbār al-Quḍāt / Muhammad Khalid Masud -- The heritage of Ottoman rule in the Israeli legal system: the concept of Umma and Millet / Aharon Layish -- Class and violence in nineteenth-century Egypt / Amira El-Azhary Sonbol -- Shari'a ethnography / Brinkley Messick -- Constitutions for the twenty-first century: emerging patterns-the EU, Iraq, Afghanistan ... / Chibli Mallat -- Legal reconstruction and Islamic law in Afghanistan / Martin Lau -- The Qadi and the Mufti in Akhbari Shiʻi jurisprudence / Robert Gleave -- A perfect law in an imperfect society: Ibn Taymiyya's concept of "Governance in the name of the sacred law" / Baber Johansen -- Talking in code: legal Islamisation in Indonesia and the MMI Shari'a criminal code / Tim Lindsey and Jeremy Kingsley -- Shari'a in the secular state: a paradox of separation and conflation / Abdullahi Ahmed An-Naʻim -- The emergence of a new Qurʼanic hermeneutic: the role and impact of universities in west and east / Bernard K. Freamon-- Law and historiography: legal typology of lands and the Arab conquests / Nimrod Hurvitz -- Text and application: hermeneutical reflections on Islamic legal interpretation / Gernard G. Weiss -- Two theories of the obligation to obey God's commands / Aron Zysow.
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title The law applied contextualizing the Islamic Shari'a : a volume in honor of Frank E. Vogel
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