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  • Paperback: 272 pages
  • Publisher: I. B. Tauris; Revised edition (Jan. 6 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1860646085
  • ISBN-13: 978-1860646089
  • Product Dimensions: 14.1 x 2 x 21.8 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 395 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,582,472 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'One of the best, most original and liveliest books on the subject I have ever read ... The author does what few writers on the subject are able to do. She goes beyond the classical text-books of fiqh, and asks how law is actually interpreted, administered and used in Muslim societies.' - Albert Hourani

About the Author

Ziba Mir-Hosseini is a distinguished anthropologist who carried out her work at Girton College, Cambridge. She was the co-producer of the classic documentary Divorce Iranian Style.

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