Shari'a and Social Engineering: The Implementation of Islamic Law in Contemporary Aceh, Indonesia (Oxford Islamic Legal Studies)De (autor) R. Michael Feener
en Limba Engleză Carte Hardback – 12 Dec 2013
Shari'a and Social Engineering is a major accomplishment. Michael Feener has succeeded to combine an authoritative intellectual history with an unrivaled expertise and fascinating insight into the contemporary state Shari'a legal system in Aceh. There is no doubt that this book will become a standard reference in the study of Islamic law, the relevance of which reaches far beyond the study of Aceh or Indonesia alone.
R. Michael Feener is Research Leader of the Religion and Globalization Research Cluster at the Asia Research Institute and Associate Professor of History at the National University of Singapore. He has also taught at Reed College, and the University of California, Riverside. He has been a visiting professor/ research fellow at Kyoto University, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, the University of Copenhagen, The Doris Duke Foundation for IslamicArt, and the International Institute for Asian Studies. His books include Muslim Legal Thought in Modern Indonesia, From the Ground Up: Perspectives on Post-Tsunami and Post-Conflict Aceh (with Patrick Daly & Anthony Reid), Mapping the Acehnese Past (with Patrick Daly & Anthony Reid), Islamic Connections:Muslim Societies of South and Southeast Asia (with Terenjit Sevea), Islamic Law in Contemporary Indonesia: Ideas and Institutions (with Mark Cammack), and Islam in World Cultures: Comparative Perspectives.