Family & Court: Legal Culture and Modernity in Late Ottoman Palestine
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BeschreibungThe popular image of the family and the court of law in Muslim societies is one of traditional, unchanging social frameworks. The author suggests a different view. This book challenges assumptions about family, courts of law, and the nature of modernity in Muslim societies against the backdrop of Haifa and Jaffa during the long 19th-century.
PortraitIris Agmon is a historian and lecturer in the Department of Middle East Studies at Ben-Gurion University, Israel. She is the author of many articles and a contributor to Women, the Family, and Divorce Laws in Islamic History, also published by Syracuse University Press.
Untertitel: 'Middle East Studies Beyond Dom'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SYRACUSE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2006
Seitenanzahl: 264 Seiten