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Shari'a and Social Engineering: The Implementation of Islamic Law in Contemporary Aceh, Indonesia

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Shari'a and Social Engineering: The Implementation of Islamic Law in Contemporary Aceh, Indonesia - Feener, R. Michael
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This book seeks to open new lines of discussion about how Islamic law is viewed as a potential tool for programs of social transformation in contemporary Muslim society. It does this through a critical examination of the workings of the state shari'a system as it was designed and implemented at the turn of the twenty-first century in Aceh, Indonesia. While the empirical details of these discussions are unique, this particular case presents a remarkable site for investigating the broader issue of the impact of ...

Shari'a and Social Engineering: The Implementation of Islamic Law in Contemporary Aceh, Indonesia 2013, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199678846

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