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  • An Introduction to Legal Pluralism

    An Introduction to Legal Pluralism
    av Susan C. Hascall

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472409034

    This book provides those interested in legal theory, comparative law and the anthropology, and sociology of law an understanding of the emerging field of legal pluralism. In addition to reviewing the theoretical contributions of the scholars associa…

  • Trialling Culture, Protecting Women

    Trialling Culture, Protecting Women
    av Selda Dagistanli

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472416254

    There is a current interest, alongside increased public debate, on the links between culture, law and violence against women. Focusing on a series of racialised sexual violence and child abuse cases in Sydney, Australia and Rochdale, UK, this book p…

  • Access to Justice and Human Security

    Access to Justice and Human Security
    av Sindiso Mnisi Weeks

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138060777

    For most people in rural South Africa, traditional justice mechanisms provide the only feasible means of accessing any form of justice. These mechanisms are popularly associated with restorative justice, reconciliation and harmony in rural communiti…

  • Declarations of Interdependence

    Declarations of Interdependence
    av Kirsten Anker

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409447375

    This book takes up the postcolonial challenge for law and explains how the problems of legal recognition for Indigenous peoples are tied to an orthodox theory of law. Constructing a theory of legal pluralism that is both critical of law's epistemolo…

  • Socio-Legal Integration

    Socio-Legal Integration
    av Agnieszka Kubal

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409436997

    This book examines how contemporary migrants form and transform their involvement with the law in their host countries and which factors influence this relationship. It suggests a more comprehensive insight into the socio-legal integration of migran…

  • Socio-Legal Integration

    Socio-Legal Integration
    av Agnieszka Kubal

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138271616

    This book examines how contemporary migrants form and transform their involvement with the law in their host countries and which factors influence this relationship. It suggests a more comprehensive insight into the socio-legal integration of migran…

  • Minorities and Nationalism in Turkish Law

    Minorities and Nationalism in Turkish Law
    av Derya Bayir

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138278844

    Examining the on-going dilemma of the management of diversity in Turkey from a historical and legal perspective, this book argues that the state’s failure to accommodate ethno-religious diversity is attributable to the founding philosophy of T…

  • Minorities and Nationalism in Turkish Law

    Minorities and Nationalism in Turkish Law
    av Derya Bayir

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409420071

    Examining the on-going dilemma of the management of diversity in Turkey from a historical and legal perspective, this book argues that the state’s failure to accommodate ethno-religious diversity is attributable to the founding philosophy of T…

  • Between Cultural Diversity and Common Heritage

    Between Cultural Diversity and Common Heritage

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472426017

    Going beyond the more usual focus on Jerusalem as a sacred place, this book presents legal perspectives on the most important sacred places of the Mediterranean. The first part of the book discusses the notion of sacred places in anthropological, so…

  • Culture and the Judiciary

    Culture and the Judiciary
    av Ilenia Ruggiu

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367534097

    How can jurists resolve multicultural conflicts? Which kind of questions should judges ask when culture enters the horizon of the law? Are they then called to become anthropologists? Through the analysis of hundreds of cases produced through decades…

  • Culture and the Judiciary

    Culture and the Judiciary
    av Ilenia Ruggiu

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138359833

    How can jurists resolve multicultural conflicts? Which kind of questions should judges ask when culture enters the horizon of the law? Are they then called to become anthropologists? Through the analysis of hundreds of cases produced through decades…

  • Legal Pluralism in the Holy City

    Legal Pluralism in the Holy City
    av Ido Shahar

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409410522

    This book provides an unprecedented portrayal of a lively shari'a court in contemporary West Jerusalem, which belongs to the Israeli legal system but serves Palestinian residents of the eastern part of the city. It draws a rich picture of an intrigu…

  • Law, Religious Freedoms and Education in Europe

    Law, Religious Freedoms and Education in Europe

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138261389

    This collection considers how contemporary cultural and religious diversity challenges and redefines national constitutional and legal frameworks and concepts, within the context of education. It offers a critical reflection on the extent and meanin…

  • Law, Religious Freedoms and Education in Europe

    Law, Religious Freedoms and Education in Europe

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409427308

    This collection considers how contemporary cultural and religious diversity challenges and redefines national constitutional and legal frameworks and concepts, within the context of education. It offers a critical reflection on the extent and meanin…

  • Shari?a As Discourse

    Shari?a As Discourse

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754679554

    This volume exposes some of the various issues raised in relation to Muslim communities in Europe by putting the intellectual and legal traditions into dialogue. It brings together a number of scholars of Shari’a and Islamic law with counterpa…

  • Shari?a As Discourse

    Shari?a As Discourse

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138269330

    This volume exposes some of the various issues raised in relation to Muslim communities in Europe by putting the intellectual and legal traditions into dialogue. It brings together a number of scholars of Shari’a and Islamic law with counterpa…

  • Law and Religion in the 21st Century

    Law and Religion in the 21st Century

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138256828

    This book brings together leading international scholars of law and religion to provide an overview of current issues in State-religion relations. The first part of the collection offers a picture of recent developments in key countries and regions.…

  • Law and Religion in the 21st Century

    Law and Religion in the 21st Century

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409411437

    This book brings together leading international scholars of law and religion to provide an overview of current issues in State-religion relations. The first part of the collection offers a picture of recent developments in key countries and regions.…

  • The State and the Paradox of Customary Law in Africa

    The State and the Paradox of Customary Law in Africa

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409468639

    Customary law and traditional authorities continue to play highly complex and contested roles in contemporary African states. Reversing the common preoccupation with studying the impact of the post/colonial state on customary regimes, this volume an…

  • African Customary Justice

    African Customary Justice

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781032149431

    This book presents an important ethnographic and theoretical advance in legal anthropological scholarship by interrogating customary law, customary courts and legal pluralism in sub-Saharan Africa. It highlights the vitality and continued relevance…

  • Legal Reform and Business Contracts in Developing Economies

    Legal Reform and Business Contracts in Developing Economies
    av Julie Paquin

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409444886

    This book examines the prospects for business law reform to drive economic development in developing countries. It argues that, despite statements to the contrary, cultural factors and other local conditions in developing countries are not properly…

  • Law, Cultural Diversity, and Criminal Defense

    Law, Cultural Diversity, and Criminal Defense
    av Craig L. Carr

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138581173

    American legal scholars have debated for some time the need for a cultural defense in criminal proceedings where minority cultural information seems perti nent to a finding of criminal responsibility in situations where a minority cultural defendant…

  • Muslim Marriage in Western Courts

    Muslim Marriage in Western Courts
    av Pascale Fournier

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409404415

    This book describes and analyses the notion of Mahr, the Muslim custom whereby the groom has to give a gift to the bride in consideration of the marriage. It explores how Western courts, specifically in Canada, the United States, France, and Germany…

  • Muslim Marriage in Western Courts

    Muslim Marriage in Western Courts
    av Pascale Fournier

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138268180

    This book describes and analyses the notion of Mahr, the Muslim custom whereby the groom has to give a gift to the bride in consideration of the marriage. It explores how Western courts, specifically in Canada, the United States, France, and Germany…

  • State and Legal Practice in the Caucasus

    State and Legal Practice in the Caucasus

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472446909

    Legal pluralism and the experience of the state in the Caucasus are at the centre of this edited volume. This is a region affected by a multitude of legal orders and the book describes social action and governance in the light of this, and considers…

  • The Challenge of Legal Pluralism

    The Challenge of Legal Pluralism
    av Marc Simon Thomas

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472480576

    Within the Latin American context, legal pluralism is often depicted as a dichotomy between customary law and national law. In addition, the use of customary law alongside national law is frequently portrayed as a vehicle of resistance. This book a…

  • Legal Practice and Cultural Diversity

    Legal Practice and Cultural Diversity

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754675471

    Legal Practice and Cultural Diversity considers how contemporary cultural and religious diversity challenges legal practice, how legal practice responds to that challenge, and how practice is changing in the encounter with the cultural diversity occ…

  • Legal Practice and Cultural Diversity

    Legal Practice and Cultural Diversity

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138267831

    Legal Practice and Cultural Diversity considers how contemporary cultural and religious diversity challenges legal practice, how legal practice responds to that challenge, and how practice is changing in the encounter with the cultural diversity occ…

  • Muslim Families, Politics and the Law

    Muslim Families, Politics and the Law
    av Ralph Grillo

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472451217

    Contemporary European societies are multi-ethnic and multi-cultural, certainly in terms of the diversity which has stemmed from the immigration of workers and refugees and their settlement. Currently, however, there is widespread, often acrimonious,…

  • The Challenges of Justice in Diverse Societies

    The Challenges of Justice in Diverse Societies
    av Meena K. Bhamra

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409419280

    In the urgency to respond to the challenges posed by diversity in contemporary societies, the discussion of normative foundations is often overlooked. This book takes that important first step, and offers new ways of thinking about diversity. Its co…

  • The Challenges of Justice in Diverse Societies

    The Challenges of Justice in Diverse Societies
    av Meena K. Bhamra

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138254527

    In the urgency to respond to the challenges posed by diversity in contemporary societies, the discussion of normative foundations is often overlooked. This book takes that important first step, and offers new ways of thinking about diversity. Its co…

  • Judging in the Islamic, Jewish and Zoroastrian Legal Traditions

    Judging in the Islamic, Jewish and Zoroastrian Legal Traditions
    av Janos Jany

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409437161

    This book presents a comparative analysis of the judiciary in the Islamic, Jewish and Zoroastrian legal systems. It compares postulations of legal theory to legal practice in order to show that social practice can diverge significantly from religiou…