Secular Law and the Emergence of Unofficial Turkish Islamic Law

Middle East Journal, Vol. 56, No. 1, pp. 113-131, Winter 2002

20 Pages Posted: 28 Feb 2011

Date Written: February 27, 2002

Abstract

In secular Turkeyt, traditional Islamic law has been officially replaced with a secular legal system. The article examines the ways in which local and unofficial Islamic legal practices have been retained alongside secular law, despite the official position.

Keywords: Turkey, Islam, Secularism, Politics, Islamic Law, Unofficial Law, Legal Pluralism

JEL Classification: Z19

Suggested Citation

Yilmaz, Ihsan, Secular Law and the Emergence of Unofficial Turkish Islamic Law (February 27, 2002). Middle East Journal, Vol. 56, No. 1, pp. 113-131, Winter 2002, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1771885

Ihsan Yilmaz (Contact Author)

Deakin University ( email )

75 Pigdons Road
Victoria, Victoria 3216
Australia

HOME PAGE: http://www.deakin.edu.au/about-deakin/people/ihsan-yilmaz

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