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Title: The particularities of human rights in Islam with reference to freedom of faith and women's rights : a comparative study with international law
Author: Zarzour, Asma Adnan
ISNI:       0000 0001 3576 8739
Awarding Body: University of Aberdeen
Current Institution: University of Aberdeen
Date of Award: 2008
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The aim of this research is to investigate the extent to which human rights in Islam corresponds with the international schemes of human rights despite its "cultural particularities". This thesis investigates the right to freedom of faith in light of the main textual sources in Islamic Shariah focusing on the concept of apostasy. To put the study in context, the research traces the history of human rights in both the Islamic and Western perspectives.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: JISC Digital Islam
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: Human rights ; Women’s rights ; Muslims ; Muslim Women ; Religious minorities