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Muslim family law in sub-Saharan Africa [electronic resource] : colonial legacies and post-colonial challenges / Shamil Jeppie, Ebrahim Moosa & Richard Roberts (eds.).

Publication:
Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (389 p.)
Online
Series:
ISIM series on contemporary Muslim societies.
ISIM series on contemporary Muslim societies
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Subjects:
Colonies -- Administration.
Africa -- Colonization.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Offers comparative historical, anthropological and legal perspectives on the ways in which French and British colonial administrations interacted with the diversity of Islamic legal schools, scholars, and practices in Africa.
Contents:
pt.1. Colonizing Muslim family law in Africa
pt. 2. Muslim family law, the postcolonial state, and constitutionalism in Africa.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Jeppie, Shamil.
Moosa, Ebrahim.
Roberts, Richard.
ISBN:
1-282-63416-X
9786612634161
90-485-1132-1
OCLC:
645097192