Islam and human rights : tradition and politics

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Mayer, Ann Elizabeth.
Format: Book
Published: Boulder, Colo: Westview Press, c2007.
Edition:4th ed.
Online Access:Table of contents
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Table of Contents:
  • Comparisons of rights across cultures : background issues
  • Human rights in international law and legal systems in Muslim countries : sources and contexts
  • Islamic tradition and Muslim reactions to human rights
  • Islamic restrictions on human rights
  • Discrimination against women and non-Muslims
  • Restrictions on the rights and freedoms of women
  • Islamic human rights schemes and religious minorities
  • Freedom of religion in Islamic human rights schemes
  • An assessment of Islamic human rights schemes.