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Socio legal studies on family relationship in rural areas in Malaysia: an empirical evidence

Md Hashim, Noraini and Che Soh @ Yusoff, Roslina and Md Said , Muhamad Helmi (2015) Socio legal studies on family relationship in rural areas in Malaysia: an empirical evidence. In: 7th International Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences, 5th-6th June 2015, BP Shamila Hotel Resort, Songkhla.

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Abstract

Having a good relationship with each family members are the utmost consideration in the family. This socio legal study will be focusing on family institution itself whereby all family members play pivotal roles in determining the wellbeing of the family. The main objective is to understand the family relationship in terms of obligations of each family member towards their dependents. Survey was the main method used in this study and will be analyzed using descriptive statistical techniques. In depth interview has also been conducted in this research. The study shows that most of the reasons of family breakdown are divorce and poverty. The findings of this research are expected to fill in the gap in socio legal literature in Muslim marriages matter and to justify for valid reasons in designing new policy and regulatory framework in dealing with the implementation and enforcement of Islamic Family Law in Malaysia.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 1600/44605
Uncontrolled Keywords: Family relationship, maintenance, legal knowledge, rights and duties
Subjects: K Law > KBP Islamic Law
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws > Department of Islamic Law
Depositing User: DR NORAINI MD HASHIM
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2015 03:24
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2015 01:49
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/44605

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