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Islam and human rights, selected essays of Abdullahi An-Na'im, by Abdullahi An-Na'im ; edited by Mashood A. Baderin

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Islam and human rights, selected essays of Abdullahi An-Na'im, by Abdullahi An-Na'im ; edited by Mashood A. Baderin
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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unknown if item is government publication
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Islam and human rights
Oclc number
444416515
Responsibility statement
by Abdullahi An-Na'im ; edited by Mashood A. Baderin
Series statement
Collected essays in law series
Sub title
selected essays of Abdullahi An-Na'im
Table Of Contents
Pt.1. Islam between universalism and secularism -- 1. What do we mean by universal? -- 2. Islamic law, international relations and human rights: challenge and response -- 3. Kinder, gentler Islam? -- 4. Re-affirming secularism for Islamic societies -- 5. Islam and human rights: beyond the universlaity debate. Pt.2. Islam and human rights in the Muslim world -- 6. Human rights in the Muslim world: socio-political conditions and scriptural imperatives -- 7. Civil rights in the Islamic constitutional traditions: shared ideals and divergent regimes -- 8. Human rights in the Arab world: a regional perspective -- 9. Human rights and Islamic identity in France and Uzbekistan: mediation of the local and global -- 10. 'Best of times' and 'the worst of times': human agency and human rights in Islamic societies. Pt.3. Some topical issues in Islam and human rights discourse -- 11. Islamic law of apostasy and its modern applicability: a case from the Sudan -- 12. Religious minorities under Islamic law and the limits of cultural relativism -- 13. Rights of women and international law in the Muslim context -- 14. Contingent universality of human rights: the case of freedom of freedom of expression in African and Islamic contexts -- 15. Why should Muslims abandon Jihad? Human rights and the future of international law -- Pt.4. Conclusion: a theory of interdependence -- 16. Interdependence of religion, secularism, and human rights: prospects for Islamic societies