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Family Law in Malaysia and beyond: towards sustainable family institutions

Zawawi, Majdah and Abdul Hak, Nora and Ibrahim, Norliah and Fauzi, Husna, eds. (2021) Family Law in Malaysia and beyond: towards sustainable family institutions. Jabatan Kehakiman Syariah Malaysia, Putrajaya. ISBN 978-967-0870-87-8

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Abstract

This book consists of a collection of works written by reputable authors who had initially presented their work at the International Conference on Family Law, Family Justice and the Maqasid al-Shari'ah. The Chapters in this book clearly draw the attention of the readers to areas that allow the family to grow in a sustainable manner. The book is divided into 6 parts for ease of reference. Part 1 of this book deals with Spousal Rights and Responsibilities which include financial and property rights as well as how these rights are affected when there is a breakdown of the family institution. Part 2 of the book proceeds with the issues surrounding children's rights and protection. The next part of the book is Part 3, is an intriguing part which consists of only Chapters that are very significant because they deal with a core aspect of the family which is often neglected. Part 4 brings the discussion outside the realm of rights and responsibilities owed to each other amongst family members and shifts the concentration of the discussion to examine the effects of using social media on the family. The book continues with Part 5 which features family law and the interface with International law. The book is ended with Part 6 which addresses the efforts of harmonisation of Shari'ah and civil law in Malaysia. This book would be of interest to judges, legal and Shari'ah practitioners, academics, students and one who wishes to examine a comprehensive and updated approach to family law in Malaysia and beyond so as to ensure sustainability of the family institution in the future.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: Call no.: fp d10 KPG 540 F198M 2021
Uncontrolled Keywords: Family Law, Spousal rights and responsibilities, Children's rights and protection, Parental rights children's duties, Social media and the family, Family law and International law, Harmonisation of Shari'ah and civil law
Subjects: K Law > K670 Family Law
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws
Depositing User: Majdah Zawawi
Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2021 12:22
Last Modified: 03 Nov 2021 12:22
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/93434

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