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Contesting Justice: Women, Islam, Law, and Society
Contesting Justice examines the development of the laws and practices governing the status of women in Muslim society, particularly in terms of marriage, polygamy, inheritance, and property rights. Ahmed E. Souaiaia argues that such laws were not methodically derived from legal sources but rather are the preserved understanding and practices of the early ruling elite. Base ...more
Paperback, 211 pages
Published January 8th 2009 by State University of New York Press
(first published March 6th 2008)
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