The Role of the Shariʿa Court in Divorce in Palestine

Abstract The article analyzes four decrees from the shariʿa court in Ramallah (2010–13) that introduce procedural reforms regarding divorce, to inquire what role the court envisages for itself as Palestine prepares for statehood. The study finds that the legal maxim “Ṭalāq is in the hands of the hus...

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Main Author: Polfus, Turid Smith
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: 03.07.2020
published in: Hawwa (Leiden) pp. 1 - 24
Data of publication: 2020-07-03
ISSN: 1569-2078
1569-2086
EISSN: 1569-2086
Discipline: Women's Studies
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: CrossRef
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