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Sait, Siraj; Lim, Hilary - Land, Law and Islam - 9781842778104 - V9781842778104
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Land, Law and Islam

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Description for Land, Law and Islam Hardcover. In this pioneering work, Siraj Sait and Hilary Lim address Islamic property and land rights drawing on a range of socio-historical, classical and contemporary debates and their practice. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1F; GTB; HRH; JPVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 153 x 153. Weight in Grams: 520.
In this pioneering work Siraj Sait and Hilary Lim address Islamic property and land rights, drawing on a range of socio-historical, classical and contemporary resources. They address the significance of Islamic theories of property and Islamic land tenure regimes on the 'webs of tenure' prevalent in the Muslim societies. They consider the possibility of using Islamic legal and human rights systems for the development of inclusive, pro-poor approaches to land rights. They also focus on Muslim women's rights to property and inheritance systems. Engaging with institutions such as the Islamic endowment (waqf) and principles of Islamic microfinance, they ... Read more

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About Sait, Siraj; Lim, Hilary
Siraj Sait has been a consultant for the UNHCR, UNICEF and UN-HABITAT. He has been closely associated with several NGOs, as a consultant for Minority Rights Group and as a trustee of the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative. He is currently Legal Officer, Land and Tenure Section, Shelter Branch, UN-HABITAT. Hilary Lim is a Principal Lecturer in Law at the ... Read more

Reviews for Land, Law and Islam
'This book is a cross cultural endeavour to promote global strategies for enhancing security of tenure in the Muslim World. This collaborative venture between UN-HABITAT, academics and civil society makes a vital and timely contribution to the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) and other global campaigns.' Clarissa Augustinus, UN-HABITAT 'Is there such a thing as an “Islamic approach” to ... Read more

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