False Jurisdictions? A Revisionist Take on Customary (Religious) Law in Germany

June 2013
Texas International Law Journal;Summer2013, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p435
Academic Journal
The article discusses Jewish and Islamic religious laws to explain the customary religious law in Germany. It addresses the interaction between state law and unofficial religious norms, pluralistic modes of incorporation communities, and religious socio-legal order for public law corporation. It analyses women's positions in religious family law which reflects restriction on their right to marry, right to pass on their nationality, and access to divorce under Islamic marriage contract.


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