The Resource The expert witness in Islamic courts : medicine and crafts in the service of law, Ron Shaham

The expert witness in Islamic courts : medicine and crafts in the service of law, Ron Shaham

Label
The expert witness in Islamic courts : medicine and crafts in the service of law
Title
The expert witness in Islamic courts
Title remainder
medicine and crafts in the service of law
Statement of responsibility
Ron Shaham
Title variation
Medicince and crafts in the service of law
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Islam's tense relationship with modernity is one of the most crucial issues of our time. Within Islamic legal systems, this struggle has played a significant role in attitudes toward expert witnesses. Shaham examines the evolution of the role of such witnesses in a number of Arab countries from the premodern period to the present
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
340.5/9
Index
index present
LC call number
KBP4700
LC item number
.S42 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The expert witness in Islamic courts : medicine and crafts in the service of law, Ron Shaham
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-262) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Between a witness, a reporter, and a judge : the probative status of the expert -- The right hand of Qadis : male experts in judicial practice -- Agents of patriarchy in the secluded world of women : females as expert witnesses -- The modern period -- Continuity and reform : the Egyptian expert system in a comparative perspective -- Revealing the secrets of the body : litigants, courts, and modern medicine in Egypt -- From physiognomy to DNA testing : developments in the establishment of paternity -- Conclusion : Islamic expert witnessing in comparative perspective
Control code
ocn615600475
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 290 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226749334
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b36287878
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)615600475
  • ebsco0226749339

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