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The Sociology of Shari’a: Case Studies from around the World

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This edited volume offers a collection of papers that present a comparative analysis of the development of Shari’a in countries with Muslim minorities, such as America, Australia, Germany, and Italy, as well as countries with Muslim majorities, such as Malaysia, Bangladesh, Turkey, and Tunisia.The Sociology of Shari’a provides a global analysis of these important legal transformations and analyzesthe topic from a sociological perspective. It explores examples of non-Western countries that have a Muslim minority in their populations, including South Africa, China, Singapore, and the Philippines.In addition, the third part of the book includes case studies that explore some ground-breaking theories on the sociology of Shari’a, such as the application of Black, Chambliss, and Eisenstein’s sociological perspectives.  


Titel: The Sociology of Shari’a: Case Studies from around the World
Autoren/Herausgeber: Adam Possamai, James T Richardson, Bryan S. Turner (Hrsg.)
Aus der Reihe: Boundaries of Religious Freedom: Regulating Religion in Diverse Societies
Ausgabe: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2015

ISBN/EAN: 9783319347608

Seitenzahl: 328
Format: 23,5 x 15,5 cm
Produktform: Taschenbuch/Softcover
Gewicht: 516 g
Sprache: Englisch

Adam Possamai is Associate Professor in Sociology and is the current President of Research Committee 22 on the Sociology of Religion from the International Sociological Association. James T. Richardson, J.D., Ph.D. is Professor of Sociology and Judicial Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno and will be the President elect of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religions from October 2012. Bryan S. Turner is the Presidential Professor of Sociology and the Director of the Committee on Religion at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, and concurrently the Director of the Centre on Religion and Society at the University of Western Sydney. - Newsletter
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