JISPIL ISSN 1742-4941 Vol 9 Issue 2 2013

Journal of Islamic State Practice in International Law
Vol 9 Issue 2 2013, ISSN 1742-3945

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Table of Contents

Editorial Comments
pp vii-viii
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Exploring New Directions in the Islamic Legal Traditions: Re-interpreting Shari’a from Within?
Shaheen S Ali
pp 9-21

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Faimly law in the Arab Gulf: Recent Developments and Reform Patterns
Lena-Maria Möller
pp 22-39
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Transnational Talaq (Divorce) in English Courts: Law Meets Culture
Ilias Bantekas
pp 40-60

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The Application of Islamic Law in Modern Muslim States:
A Comparative Analysis of Nigerian and Malaysian Systems

Megaji Chiroma, Mahamad Bin Arifin and Hunud Abia Kadouf
pp 61-91
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The Federal Shariat Court's Role to Determine the Scope of 'Injunctions of Islam' and its Implications
Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema
pp 92-111
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Towards Conceptualising User-Friendly Sharia's Councils
Rajnaara C. Akhtar
pp 112-135

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Book Review:

'An Islamic Court in Context: An Ethnographic Study of Judicial Reasoning'
by Erin Stiles, Palgrave/MacMillan, New York, 2009, ISBN 978-0-230-61740-7
Reviewed by J R Campbell
pp 136-139

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'The Islamic Law of Inheritance'
by Hamid Khan, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2007, ISBN: 9780195473360
Reviewed by J P Dequen
pp 140-142

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