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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3132: Islamic Law and Society

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Hallaq, Wael, An Introduction to Islamic Law (Cambridge University Press, 2009), ISBN 978-0521861465 
Neilsen, Jorgen (ed.) Sharia as Discourse (Routledge, 20016) 0754679551

Peters, Ruud and Bearman, Peri, Ashgate Companion to Islamic Law (Ashgate 2014), ISBN 9781409438939

Vikor, Knut, Between God and the Sultan: A History of Islamic Law (Oxford University Press, 2007) ISBN 0195223985

Further Readings: 
Brown, Daniel, Rethinking Tradition in Modern Islamic Thought (Cambridge University Press, 1999), ISBN 978-0521653947 
Nik, Norzul Thani et al., Law and Practice of Islamic Banking and Finance (Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia : Sweet & Maxwell Asia, 2008), ISBN 9839088769 
Hallaq, Wael, Authority, Continuity and Change in Islamic Law (Cambridge, UK ;New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001), ISBN 978-0521803311 
Hallaq, Wael, The Origins and Evolution of Islamic Law (Cambridge, UK ;New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005), ISBN 978-0521005807 
Ray, Nicholas Dylan, Arab Islamic Banking and the Renewal of Islamic Law (London ;Boston : Graham & Trotman, 1995), ISBN 978-1859661048 
Saeed, Abdullah, Islamic Thought: an Introduction (Routledge, 2006) ISBN 978-0415364096 
Vogel, Frank, Islamic Law and Finance: Religion, Risk and Return (The Hague ;Boston : Kluwer Law International, c1998), ISBN 978-9041106247 
Weiss, Bernard, The Spirit of Islamic Law (University of Georgia Press, 2006), ISBN 978-0820328270 
Journals 
Journal of Islamic Law and Culture 
Berkeley Journal of Middle Eastern & Islamic Law 
Islamic Law and Society