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Vol 21 No 11 Nov/Dec 2016

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Narratives of Truth in Islamic Law

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Edited by: Baudouin Dupret, Barbara Drieskens, Annelies Moors

ISBN13: 9781845111878
Published: October 2007
Publisher: I.B. Tauris & Co Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £68.50



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The truth, in legal terms, is the version of "what happened" which carries most authority. This original and thought-provoking book looks at how this narrative is constructed in Muslim societies, and which truths are privileged over others in constructing it.

Looking at a range of contrasting case studies, from Sharia courts to inquiries into police abuse, this book explores how ordinary stories are transformed into authoritative truths.