Contesting justice women, Islam, law, and society by Ahmed E. Souaiaia

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Subjects:

  • Islamic law -- Philosophy,
  • Islamic law -- Methodology,
  • Koran -- Hermeneutics,
  • Polygamy (Islamic law),
  • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. (Islamic law),
  • Islamic law -- Social aspects

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementAhmed E. Souaiaia.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKBP50 .S68 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17907258M
ISBN 109780791473979
LC Control Number2007017444

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