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Ebrahim Moosa

fact that today Muslim women can aspire to become heads of state, yet they face insurmountable difficulties Ul divorcing their husbands. If MPL in South Africa is severed from the dynamism of adaptation and change it may head for the same fate as African Customary Law, which has been reduced to an

Lying, Denying, or Justifying?

Rethinking Authoritarian Repression Strategies in Light of Ben Ali’s Tunisia

Mirjam Edel

human rights advocacy by international actors, claiming that ruling elites might try to hide human rights violations. 6 While DeMeritt et al. indicate that some tactical adaptations may occur due to international audience’s spectatorship, their reliance on country year data from the ciri Human

Haider Ala Hamoudi

widespread acceptance in classical Islam). 92) Hamoudi, “Th e Muezzin’s Call,” 434-69. 93 ) Majid Khadduri, War and Peace in the Law of Islam (New York: AMS Press, 1979), 51-53 ( describing imagined Shari‘a polity of a House of Islam). 94 ) Feldman, Th e Fall and Rise, 10-11 (noting adaptation of Shari‘a to

Rania Maktabi

influenced, although certainly not determined, by international forces. Sikkink et al. have argued that transnational networks and the human rights discourse go hand in hand with domestic structural change toward rule of law standards which usually “begins with […] strategically motivated adaptation by

Michael Trebilcock

rational adaptation to economic circumstances. Counterfactually, if such a society had been instead characterized by progres- sive economic policies that off ered higher returns on human capital, it is plausible to imagine that indigenous views on gender roles that reinforce development would have become

Akolda M. Tier

harmony with the Berne Convention, Article 2 of which, after providing for "literary and artistic works" in paragraph 1, goes on to state in paragraph 2 as follows: "Translations, adaptations, arrangements of music and other alterations of a literary or artistic work shall be protected as original works

Mohammed Ali Ibrahim

to secure a balance between the legal positions of the parties to a contract. Pacta sunt servanda prevails thereafter. The development in various social and political fields in respect of the role of the state in the private lives of individuals has often urged adaptation to new facts

Abdul Karim Aldohni

factors that have led to the adaptation of Islamic banking, either in Muslim or non-Muslim countries. Th e article examines the elements which infl uenced the development of Islamic banks in both the UK and Muslim countries. It also tries to analyze the relations between both experiences and to prove that

Najmaldeen K. Kareem Zanki

to the same matter. Takhayyur means adaptation of a religious concept to a mundane legal use. 1 Muḥammad Ayub , Understanding Islamic Finance ( Chichester : Wiley , 2007 ), 43-44, 52-53 . 2 Ibrahim Warde , Islamic Finance in the Global Economy ( Edinbrugh : Edingbrugh University

Nageeb Shamiri

implementation of the principal objective of community par- ticipation in spreading education; (c) establishment of a system of education that is characterized by flexibility and adaptation of modern technology and labour requirements; and (d) participation in activization of training with a view to raising