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Bano, Samia (2012) Muslim Women and Shari'ah Councils, Transcending the Boundaries of Community and Law. London: Palgrave MacMillan.

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Abstract

Using original empirical data and critiquing existing research, Samia Bano explores the experience of British Muslim woman who use Shari'ah councils to resolve marital disputes. She challenges the language of community rights and claims for legal autonomy in matters of family law showing how law and community can empower as well as restrict women.

Item Type: Authored Books
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > School of Law
Legacy Departments > Faculty of Law and Social Sciences > School of Law
School Research Centres > Centre of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law
School Research Centres > Centre for Human Rights Law
ISBN: 9780230221482
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137283856
Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2014 13:10
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/17975

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