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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 423–438.
Published: 01 December 2018
... , 1998 . Fyzee A. A. A. Outlines of Muhammadan Law . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 1955 . Ghosh Parthasarthy . The Politics of Personal Law in South Asia: Identity, Nationalism, and the Uniform Civil Code . London : Routledge , 2012 . Ghosh S. Muslim Politics...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1997) 17 (2): 1–10.
Published: 01 August 1997
... legislative enactments in order to AIWC in the late 1930s. Mrs. Hamid Ah, the wife of a bring Muslim personal law closer to the spirit of the Muslim member of the Indian Civil Service who was a scriptures, as well as to improve women’s rights in the Ali’s...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1997) 17 (2): 11–20.
Published: 01 August 1997
... of the personal law of minorities. The Minister against the Bill, were a mere minority in the sanctity of Muslim personal law is established by Muslim community, the exception rather than the rule. reference to historical precedent, viz., the debate in the Thus, while members of the Opposition asked...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1992) 12 (2): 35–38.
Published: 01 August 1992
... persecutions of reli- monthly allowance of 500. The case was still pend- gioudethnic minorities by majority communities. This, ing, when Khan divorced Shah Bano, in the unilateral however, should not stop us from pressing for a re- fashion available to him under Muslim Personal Law...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1994) 14 (2): 104–107.
Published: 01 August 1994
... in cule Christian and Hindu minorities, but they must “Muslim Personal Law” but even making it more lead precarious lives. Innocent Pakistani Hindus are retrograde with the recently passed “Muslim attacked whenever there is a major anti-Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Divorce) Bill...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1989) 9 (2): 76–78.
Published: 01 August 1989
... to Muslim Personal Law, 2. G. Petren, H. Cull, J. McBride and D. Ravindran, Pakistan: IIuman Ri hls afrer Martial Law (Geneva: International Commision court procedures and fiscal law. The Ninth Amendment still of Jurists, f987). secms to be before...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1994) 14 (2): 24–40.
Published: 01 August 1994
... a formal meeting. When it did so in early October after December 1992. What stands out is a simple but unstated fact that the political base of the Jami- 1993, the key actors proposed and adopted mild and yat al-ulama or the Muslim Personal Law Board moderate resolutions. There were no calls...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2002) 22 (1-2): 53–58.
Published: 01 August 2002
... to munity in the aftermath of the Ayodhya. The Muslim relig- assert a single narrative and insisted that identities of various ious leaders (i.e., ulamas, the Imam of Delhi Juma Mosque, nations must be accommodated within the discourse of na- the Babri Masjid Action Committee, the Muslim Personal Law...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1997) 17 (1): 32–51.
Published: 01 May 1997
... in the Legislative Assemblies, ents, its crisis a lament and the strategies of its repro- Parliamentary and state interference in Muslim Personal duction a proof of one’s allegiance to the community. Law, claims that Urdu is being ignored in the schools as However, the objects of reference...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2002) 22 (1-2): 76–89.
Published: 01 August 2002
...," marriage, property, and so on. Muslim women and women of 107. other religious minorities were left under the umbrella of 65I posed open-ended questions concerning gender and personal religious laws because the difficulty of ensuring Indian nuclearization to some Delhi-based (Tarun Jethli, cultural...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1994) 14 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 May 1994
... issues like the Muslim Personal Law came to power has come centre stage, thanks to the Uttar acquire the status of “sacred cows,” around which Pradesh experiment of Mulayam Singh and Kanshi the identity of the entire community began to get Ram. The BJP thus faces a dilemma: it can hardly...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1989) 9 (2): 78–82.
Published: 01 August 1989
... Amendment and the Shanat Bill, it Notes was proposed to extend the powers of the Federal Shariat 1. Muslim, 2 March 1989. Court to deal with matters relating to Muslim Personal Law, 2. G. Petren, H. Cull, J. McBride and D. Ravindran, Pakistan: IIuman...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (1): 95–108.
Published: 01 May 2007
... them as kafi rs.” Among their targets have been among many Sunnis, including in India, was to the widely respected and Hanafi -dominated All- be countered. The attack on the revolution was India Muslim Personal Law Board and the lead- deliberately couched...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 255–269.
Published: 01 May 2012
... the Israeli Law of break down in practice. The first is the distinc- Return, whereby any Muslim or group of Mus- tion between a state — a homeland — for the lims, at least in India, might petition to become Muslims of India, and an Islamic state. Jinnah a Pakistani. If this were the case, who would...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 544–555.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Modernity era, however, emphasis on power in Islam gained reform of Muslim personal law (giving women Militant...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 51–62.
Published: 01 May 2022
... criminal law, since the categories of Muslim and Christian are only legally relevant in Lebanon in the context of personal-status laws, which fall under the excluive jurisdiction of the religious communities. In this context, any citizen is by birth registered as Musim or Christian, a status...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 279–293.
Published: 01 August 2014
... law except in cases where the civil rights of that personal status. Missing in this analysis is the fact citizen are being violated, for example, if a di- that the Lebanese state already is secular, and that vorce is granted in a Muslim courtroom without a this secularism is articulated through...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 434–448.
Published: 01 December 2010
... to the Chinese people's assiduous adherence to law and system, or qanun . This account of China reflects the importance of cross-border trade, the military, and Muslim Chinese communities as sites of encounter between the Islamic world and the Chinese state. The text's rhetorical strategy of emphasizing...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1994) 14 (2): 16–23.
Published: 01 August 1994
..., for example, not only did the political fortune. Thus the Vasant Dada Patil group police fail miserably in controlling the riots but the within the Congress and the Shiv Sena allegedly PAC pulled 34 Muslims out of their homes in came together to advance their respective political Hashimpura, loaded...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 237–242.
Published: 01 August 2020
... the administration of Algeria was, How to govern Algeria as both an overseas colony and an integral part of metropolitan France? The answer to this dilemma emerged through the construction of the juridical category of “Muslim,” which signified not only differentiated personal status and noncitizenship (enacted...