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Islamic Law and International Law: Peaceful Resolution of Disputes

Emilia Justyna Powell


Islamic Law and International Law is a comprehensive examination of differences and similarities between the Islamic legal tradition and international law, especially in the context of dispute settlement. Sharia embraces a unique logic and culture of justice—based on nonconfrontational dispute resolution—as taught by the Quran and the Prophet Muhammad. This book explains how the creeds of Islamic dispute resolution shape the Islamic milieu’s views of international law. Is the Islamic legal tradition ab initio incompatible with international law, and how do states of the Islamic milieu view int ... More

Keywords: Islamic legal tradition, international law, sharia settlement, peaceful dispute resolution, Islamic dispute resolution, International Court of Justice, territorial disputes, Islamic international law, international conflict management, Islamic law states

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780190064631
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190064631.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Emilia Justyna Powell, author
Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Notre Dame