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The Resource Muslim Family Law in Sub-Saharan Africa : Colonial Legacies and Post-Colonial Challenges

Muslim Family Law in Sub-Saharan Africa : Colonial Legacies and Post-Colonial Challenges

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Muslim Family Law in Sub-Saharan Africa : Colonial Legacies and Post-Colonial Challenges
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Muslim Family Law in Sub-Saharan Africa
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Colonial Legacies and Post-Colonial Challenges
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eng
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
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non fiction
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ISIM series on contemporary Muslim societies
Muslim Family Law in Sub-Saharan Africa : Colonial Legacies and Post-Colonial Challenges
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Muslim Family Law in Sub-Saharan Africa : Colonial Legacies and Post-Colonial Challenges
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt46ms86
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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Contents
  • Table of Contents; List of Maps and Figures; Preface; Introduction; 1 A legal and historical excursus of Muslim Personal law in the Colonial Cape, south Africa, eighteenth to twentieth Century; 2. Custom and Muslim Family law in the native Courts of the French Soudan, 1905-1912; 3. Conflicts and tensions in the appointment of Chief Kadhi in Colonial Kenya 1898-1960s; 4. Obtaining Freedom at the Muslims' tribunal: Colonial Kadijustiz and Women's divorce litigation in Ndar (senegal); 5. The Making and Unmaking of Colonial S haria in the sudan
  • 6. Injudicious intrusions: Chiefly authority and islamic Judicial Practice in Maradi, Niger7. Coping with Conflicts: Colonial Policy towards Muslim Personal law in Kenya and Post-Colonial Court Practice; 8. Persistence and transformation in the Politics of sharica, nigeria, 1947-2003: in search of an explanatory Framework; 9. The secular state and the state of islamic law in tanzania; 10. State intervention in Muslim Family law in Kenya and Tanzania: applica
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1 online resource (389 pages).
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9789048511327
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