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Islamic divorce in the English courts: human rights and sharia law

Jones, Alistair (2018) Islamic divorce in the English courts: human rights and sharia law. British Politics and Policy at LSE (24 Aug 2018). Website.

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As the majority of Muslim marriages in England are not legally recognised, women are in a particularly vulnerable position should those marriages break down. However, in one recent case a novel judgment has opened the door for the wife to seek some financial recourse. Alistair Jones perceives this to be a significant development, yet he also stresses that legal solutions have their limits and that theological reform is ultimately required if a lasting solution is to be found.

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Additional Information: © 2018 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Date Deposited: 03 Jan 2019 10:49
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 06:16

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