Satisfying the growing interest in islam and islamic law the oxford islamic legal studies series speaks to both specialists and those interested in the study of a legal tradition that shapes lives and societies across the globe islamic law operates at several levels it shapes private decision making binds communities and it is also imposed by states as domestic positive law. Domestic violence and the islamic tradition ayesha s chaudhry oxford islamic legal studies a multidisciplinary work that touches on law religion politics and gender studies to explore the issue of domestic violence in islam explains the struggle to accommodate patriarchal religious traditions within a contemporary egalitarian framework. Modern scholars in the three abrahamic traditions judaism christianity and islam who seek gender egalitarian readings of their traditions confront a common dilemma how can they produce interpretations that are at once egalitarian and authoritative within traditions that are deeply patriarchal this book examines the challenges and resources that the islamic tradition offers to muslim . Domestic violence and the islamic tradition ayesha s chaudhry rita e hauser research fellow institute for advanced study harvard university and associate professor of islamic and gender studies university of british columbia ayesha s chaudhry no preview available 2015. A second edition of the anecdotes and history of cranbourn chase with additions and a continuation of the said history to some extent to which are added some scenes in and anecdotes of windsor forest by the same author
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