NES 1967

NES 1967

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2015-2016.

An exploration of the nature of the classical Islamic judicial system and notions of justice.  Class discussions will be based upon the close reading of historical materials, including legal documents judicial opinions, and court cases (all in English translation!), which will form the basis of writing assignments.  Themes to be treated will include the marital regime, relations between parents and children, gender, slavery, the intergenerational transmission of property, the status of non-Muslims, crime and its punishment, law and the public sphere.

When Offered Fall.

Course Attribute (CU-UGR)
Satisfies Requirement First-Year Writing Seminar.

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18619 NES 1967   SEM 101

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