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Islam, law and human rights

Anna Melman

Islam, law and human rights

by Anna Melman

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Published by Mason Crest Publishers in Broomall, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human rights -- Islamic countries -- Juvenile literature,
  • Human rights -- Religious aspects -- Islam -- Juvenile literature,
  • Islamic law -- Juvenile literature,
  • Human rights -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnna Melman.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesWorld of Islam
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKBP2460 .M45 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22843498M
    ISBN 109781422213629, 9781422213650
    LC Control Number2008054298

      Islam and Human Rights belongs in the library of any scholar seriously interested in its important topics. Highly recommended." -Choice "A unique contribution to the discourse and practice of human rights." -Reza Afshari, Pace University "A winning reference for any discussion on Islam and human rights issues."/5(18). Subject coverage of the Human Rights / Humanitarian Law E-Book Package: Human Rights – Refugee Law – Immigration Law – Health Law – Children’s Rights – Minority and Group Rights – Humanitarian Law – International Criminal Law This e-book collection is part of the Brill | Nijhoff E-Book Package.

      This is an ambitious book the book boldly challenges the argument that the observance of international human rights law is impossible within an Islamic legal dispensation * Humanitares Voelkerrecht Informationsschriften * Sensitive, highly informed and eminently readable, it offers a unique perspective that transcends the now trite arguments between the 4/5(7). Land, Law and Islam: Property and Human Rights in the Muslim World, Volume 1 Land, Law and Islam: Property and Human Rights in the Muslim World, Hilary Lim: Authors: Siraj Sait, Hilary Lim: Contributor: United Nations Human Settlements Programme: Publisher: Zed Books, ISBN: , Length: pages: Subjects.

      Buy Islamic Law and International Human Rights Law by Emon, Anver M., Ellis, Mark, Glahn, Benjamin (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). The book explores the prospects for certain constitutional and institutional measures to facilitate an evolutionary interpretation of Islamic law, provide a baseline of human rights and gradually integrate international human rights into Egyptian law."--Jacket.


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The usual starting point has been to test one system by the standards of the other, asking is Islamic law 'compatible' with international human rights standards, or vice versa.5/5(1). Islam and Human Rights is a probing examination of how the Islamic tradition has been exploited for political ends by regimes and institutions seeking to legitimize policies inimical to human rights.

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Islamic Law and International Human Rights Law Edited by Anver M. Emon, Mark S. Ellis, and Benjamin Glahn Focuses on flashpoints in Islamic law and international human rights law, including freedom of speech and freedom of religion, women's equality, and minority rights.

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International and Comparative Human Rights Law; Human Rights and Islamic Law, with particular interest in the interaction between International Law, Human Rights Law and Islamic law in Muslim States.

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