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Published: 12 December 2013

368 Pages


ISBN: 9780199678846

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Shari'a and Social Engineering

The Implementation of Islamic Law in Contemporary Aceh, Indonesia

R. Michael Feener

Oxford Islamic Legal Studies

  • Examines the implementation of Islamic law in post-tsunami Aceh
  • Gives a new perspective on the role of Islamic law in relation to modern developments of Islam in society
  • Provides rich ethnographic insight on legal, political, and cultural change in a contemporary Muslim society
  • Highlights the impact of global discourses on disaster recovery, economic development, and social change upon current understandings of religion