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Author Lemons, Katherine, author.

Title Divorcing traditions : Islamic marriage law and the making of Indian secularism / Katherine Lemons.

Published Ithaca, New York : Cornell University Press, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource ( x, 232 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Islamic law as a secular practice -- Personal law and the crisis of Muslim divorce -- The rhetoric of divorce : perseverence, property, and the private family -- Neither alternative nor parallel : the Dar ul Qaza's non-state secularism -- The belatedness of law : fatwas and the political economy of divorce -- The court of God's word : spiritual healing as embodied adjudication -- Conclusion : particular but not exceptional : Indian secularism and minority traditions.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI Available via World Wide Web.
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on February 26, 2019).
Other author ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Divorce (Islamic law) -- India.
Divorce -- Law and legislation -- India.
Islam and state -- India.
Secularism -- India.
Legal polycentricity -- India.
Local series Proquest Ebook Central
ISBN 9781501734786 (electronic book)
1501734784 (electronic book)
9781501734793 (electronic book)
1501734792 (electronic book)
9781501734762 (hardcover)

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