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Women and Shari’a Law
Women and Shari’a Law

I.B. Tauris

Women and Shari’a Law

Elham Manea




The Impact of Legal Pluralism in the UK




1. Introduction: The Debate 

2. A Critical Review of the Essentialist Paradigm 

3. Islamic Law in the West: The Case of Britain 

4. Legal Pluralism in Practice 

5. Islamic Law and Human Rights Between Theory and Reality: Britain as a Showcase

6. Islamism and Islamic Law in the West: Stating the Obvious? Britain as an Example 

7. Contextualising the Debate in Women's Reality: Shari'a Law Contested 

Conclusion: Time for a Paradigm Shift