Muslims and Global Justice

Encompassing more than two decades of An-Na'im's work on critical issues, Muslims and Global Justice offers a much-needed theoretical approach to the challenge of realizing global justice in a world of profound religious and cultural difference.

Muslims and Global Justice

Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im

2010 | 384 pages | Cloth $79.95
Law / Religion
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Table of Contents

Introduction: Reimagining Global Justice

Part I. The Challenge of Universality and Cultural/Religious Legitimacy
Chapter 1. Islamic Ambivalence to Political Violence: Islamic Law and International Terrorism
Chapter 2. Problems of Universal Cultural Legitimacy for Human Rights
Chapter 3. Toward a Cross-Cultural Approach to Defining International Standards of Human Rights: The Meaning of Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

Part II. Prospects of Mediation for the Paradox of Universality and State Self-Regulation
Chapter 4. State Responsibility Under International Human Rights Law to Change Religious and Customary Laws
Chapter 5. Islamic Foundations of Religious Human Rights
Chapter 6. Cultural Transformation and Normative Consensus on the Best Interest of the Child
Chapter 7. Toward an Islamic Hermeneutics for Human Rights

Part III. Regional and Global Perspectives
Chapter 8. Competing Claims to Religious Freedom and Communal Self-Determination in Africa
Chapter 9. Globalization and Jurisprudence: An Islamic Perspective
Chapter 10. The Politics of Religion and the Morality of Globalization
Chapter 11. Global Citizenship and Human Rights: From Muslims in Europe to European Muslims