Islam And Human Rights

Author: Ann Elizabeth Mayer
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0813345642
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The fifth edition provides an updated consideration of government policies on Islam and human rights activism and how they are affecting developments in several Middle Eastern countries, and features a new chapter on the resistance of human ...

Research Handbook On International Human Rights Law

Author: Sarah Joseph
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 1849803374
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This is due to the evident role that Islam has generally * This is a revised and
expanded version of a paper presented by the author at the Conference on '
Reframing Islam: Politics into Law' at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, National
... International Human Rights and Islamic Law (Oxford University Press, Oxford,
2003); A A Mayer, Islam and Human Rights: Tradition and Politics (Westview
Press, Boulder, 4th ed, 2006); D Arzt, 'The Application of International Human
Rights Law in ...

Human Rights And Diversity

Author: David P. Forsythe
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803220201
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Shahla Haeri, "The Politics of Dishonor: Rape and Power in Pakistan," Faith and
Freedom: Women's Human Rights in the Islamic World, ed. Mahnaz ... Christine
Chinkin, "Reservations and Objections to the Convention on the Elimination of All
Forms of Discrimination against Women," Human Rights as General Norms and a
State's Right to Opt Out, 64-84; Michele Brandt and Jeffery A. Kaplan,"The
Tension ... Ann Eli/.abeth Mayer, Islam and Human Rights: Tradition and Politics,
3d ed.

The Dialogue Of Cultural Traditions

Author: William Sweet
Publisher: CRVP
ISBN: 1565182588
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HUMAN. RIGHTS: AN. ISLAMIC. APPROACH. MUSTAFA KÖYLÜ When we
consider human rights from a historical perspective, we can say that they began
with the laws of Hammurabi, the Decalogue, the laws of Manu, and other holy
books. They all tried to formulate the ... For the first preliminary document of
human rights was political – the “Bill of Rights” drawn up in 1689 and imposed by
the British Parliament on the new King, William III (1650-1702). The Bill of Rights
laid down ...

Religious Human Rights In Global Perspective

Author: Jr. Witte, John
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
ISBN: 9780802848550
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The Treatment of Religious Dissidents Under Classical and Contemporary
Islamic Law DONNA E. ARZT Syracuse University With the possibility of a final
settlement to the Arab-Israeli conflict on the horizon, with the realignment of
Muslim states and movements ... As Islam scholar Ann Elizabeth Mayer notes,
Islam is only one factor in the reception of human rights in the Middle East. ... 2
Ann Elizabeth Mayer, Islam and Human Rights: Tradition and Politics (Boulder,
1991), xi- xiv, 11-21.

Muslims In Global Politics

Author: Mahmood Monshipouri
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 081220283X
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Identities, Interests, and Human Rights Mahmood Monshipouri ... Islam continues
to be a unifying force within the country, conferring on its nationals a sense
ofbelonging in addition to shaping their thinking and views about the challenges
facing the country. In many respects, the country has transformed into a modern
state, but its conservative cultural traditions and political structures are well en-
trenched and resistant to radical change. Democratization does not have the
same ...

Religious Human Rights In Global Perspective

Author: John (jurista) Witte
Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
ISBN: 9789041101761
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The Treatment of Religious Dissidents Under Classical and Contemporary
Islamic Law DONNA E. ARZT Syracuse University With the possibility of a final
settlement to the Arab-Israeli conflict on the horizon, with the realignment of
Muslim states and movements ... As Islam scholar Ann Elizabeth Mayer notes,
Islam is only one factor in the reception of human rights in the Middle East. ... 2
Ann Elizabeth Mayer, Islam and Human Rights: Tradition and Politics (Boulder,
1991), xi- xiv, 11-21.

Religious Liberty In Western And Islamic Law

Author: Kristine Kalanges
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199930597
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Toward a World Legal Tradition Kristine Kalanges. CHAPTER 5 Between
Religion and Law Politics as an Intervening Variable Although a disturbing
record of assaults on the principle of religious freedom has been accumulated by
countries like Egypt, Iran, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and the Sudan, it would be
simplistic to blame Islam per se for these outcomes. After all, these countries'
policies are so inimical to religious freedom that professing Muslims may be
prosecuted as heretics or ...

The Quest For A Common Humanity

Author: Katell Berthelot
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004201653
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INTRODUCTION Nowadays, studies concerning the articulation between the
modern notion of human rights and various religions are tending to multiply.1 The
political, legal, and ethical issues that arise in a multicultural world in which ... 14
(1988): 347–53; D. Hollenbach, Claims in Conflict: Retrieving and Renewing the
Catholic Human Rights Tradition (New York: Paulist Press, 1979); A. E. Mayer,
Islam and Human Rights: Tradition and Politics (Boulder: Westview Press, 2007).

Islamic State Practices International Law And The Threat From Terrorism

Author: Javaid Rehman
Publisher: Hart Publishing
ISBN: 1841135011
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We must be aware of the superiority of our civilisation, a system that has
guaranteed well-being, respect for human rights—and in contrast with Islamic
countries—respect for religious and political rights. ... Macmillan Pub Co, 1994);
AE Mayer, Islam and Human Rights: Tradition and Politics 2nd edn (Boulder, Col,
Westview Press, 1995); CG Weeramantry, Islamic Jurisprudence: An
International Perspective (London, Macmillan Press, 1988); R Landau, Islam and
the Arabs (London, ...