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Imaginary lines? 'Islam,' 'secularism,' and the politics of family law in Bangladesh

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With the world's fourth-largest Muslim population, Bangladesh is an important case study in the exploration of what it means to be a 'secular' country with Islam as a state religion. One important mechanism through which to analyse the relationship between religion and the state is through the country's laws, and family laws are especially significant in that they represent the state’s determination of which long-standing social and religious practices find their way into legislation as a ...

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SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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English
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2016-09-07

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