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Title Constitutionalism in Islamic countries : between upheaval and continuity / edited by Rainer Grote and Tilmann J. Röder.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2012.


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Description xxiv, 730 p. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents PART I : CONSTITUTIONALISM AND ISLAM : CONCEPTUAL ISSUES -- 1. Constitutionalism in Islamic Countries : a Contemporary Perspective of Islamic Law (Kamali) -- 2. The Centrality of Shar?'ah to Government and Constitutionalism in Islam (Abou El Fadl) -- 3. The Separation of Powers in the Tradition of Islamic Statehood (Quraishi) -- PART II : INTERRELATIONS BETWEEN CONSTITUTIONALISM AND SHARI'A : ANTAGONISM OR COMPLEMENTARITY? -- 1. Constitutionalism in Islamic Countries : a Survey from the Perspective of International Law (Wolfrum) -- 2. The Limited Applicability of Shar?'ah under the Constitution of Nigeria (Ebeku) -- 3. Constitutionalism in the Maghreb : between French Heritage and Islamic Concepts (Le Roy) -- 4. The Relation between Constitution and Shar?'ah in Egypt (Sherif) -- 5. Secularism in Islamic Countries : Turkey as a Model (©zbudun) -- 6. The Kingdom of Jurists : constitutionalism in Iran (Arjomand) -- 7. Islam and the Constitutional Foundations of Pakistan (Lau) -- 8. Constitutionalism, Islam and National Identity in Malaysia (Harding) -- PART III : INSTITUTIONAL CONTROL OF CONSTITUTIONALISM -- 1. Models of Institutional Control : the Experience of Islamic Countries (Grote) -- 2. Constitutional Jurisdiction and its Limits in the Maghreb (Gallala-Arndt) -- 3. The Turkish Constitutional Court as a Defender of the Raison d'Etat (Can).
4. A Different Approach to the Control of Constitutionalism : Iran's Guardian Council (Shirvani) -- 5. The Last Defender of Constitutional Reason? Pakistan's Embattled Supreme Court (Khan) -- 6. Malaysia : The Politics of the Judiciary (Lee) -- PART IV : CONSTITUTIONALISM AND SEPARATION OF POWERS -- 1. The Separation of Powers : Historical and Comparative Perspectives (R©œder) -- 2. Strong Presidentialism : The Model of Mubarak' Egypt (Bernard-Maugiron) -- 3. The Separation of Powers in a Fragmented State : The Case of Lebanon (Koch) -- 4. Yemen : a Burgeoning Democracy on the Arab Peninsula? (Glosemeyer / Shamiri / W©ơrth ) -- 5. Post-Soviet Central Asia : the Limits of Islam (Akbarzadeh) -- 6. The Rise of Presidentialism in Post-Soviet Central Asia : the Example of Kazakhstan (Kembayev) -- 7. Westminster Democracy in an Islamic Context : Pakistan, Bangladesh, Malaysia (Grote) -- 8. Indonesia : a Presidential System with Checks and Balances (Hosen) -- PART V : EMERGING CONSTITUTIONS IN ISLAMIC COUNTRIES -- 1. Constitution-Making in Islamic Countries : a Theoretical Framework (Afsah) -- 2. Constitutionalism and Islam in Libya (Mezran) -- 3. Quo Vadis Sudan? Shar?'ah and Human Rights after the secession of South Sudan (B©œckenf©œrde) -- 4. Statehood and Constitution Building in Somalia : Islamic Responses to a Failed State (Elliesie) -- 5. Constitution-Making and State-Building : Redefining the Palestinian Nation (Khalil) -- 6. The Protection of Human Rights in the Palestinian Territories (Cotran / Brown) -- 7. Islam and the State in Iraq : the Post-2003 Constitutions (Istrabadi) -- 8. Constitutional Legitimacy in Iraq : what Role Local Context? (Al-Ali) -- 9. The Separation of Powers and the Problem of Constitutional Interpretation in Afghanistan (Hashimzai) -- 10. Constitutionalism in an Islamic Republic : the Principles of the Afghan Constitution and the Conflicts between them (Moschtaghi).
Subject Constitutional law -- Islamic countries.
Constitutional law (Islamic law)
Law -- Islamic influences.
LAW / General
LAW / Constitutional
RELIGION / Islam / Law
Added Author Grote, Rainer.
Röder, Tilmann J.
ISBN 9780199759880 (hbk. : alk. paper)