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The Resource Sex, law, and sovereignty in French Algeria, 1830-1930, Judith Surkis

Sex, law, and sovereignty in French Algeria, 1830-1930, Judith Surkis

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Sex, law, and sovereignty in French Algeria, 1830-1930
Title
Sex, law, and sovereignty in French Algeria, 1830-1930
Statement of responsibility
Judith Surkis
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"By demonstrating how the French colonial construction of Muslim law was progressively detached from land and bound to the bodies of Algerian persons and their families, this book elucidates how and why "the Muslim question" became a sexual question--and why it remains one, still today"--
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NIC/DLC
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Surkis, Judith,
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Corpus juris
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Islamic law
  • Domestic relations (Islamic law)
  • Muslims
  • Women
  • Algeria
  • Domestic relations (Islamic law)
  • Islamic law
  • Muslims
  • Women
  • Algeria
Label
Sex, law, and sovereignty in French Algeria, 1830-1930, Judith Surkis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (295-324) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Bodies of French Algerian law -- Polygamy, public order, and property -- Making the "Muslim family" -- Civilization, the Civil Code, and "child marriage" -- Special mœurs and military exceptions -- Conversion, mixed marriage, and the corporealization of law -- The sexual politics of legal reform -- Colonial literature and customary law -- Epilogue : sex and the centenary
Control code
1089880094
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xv, 335 pages
Isbn
9781501739507
Lccn
2019006301
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1089880094
Label
Sex, law, and sovereignty in French Algeria, 1830-1930, Judith Surkis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (295-324) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Bodies of French Algerian law -- Polygamy, public order, and property -- Making the "Muslim family" -- Civilization, the Civil Code, and "child marriage" -- Special mœurs and military exceptions -- Conversion, mixed marriage, and the corporealization of law -- The sexual politics of legal reform -- Colonial literature and customary law -- Epilogue : sex and the centenary
Control code
1089880094
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xv, 335 pages
Isbn
9781501739507
Lccn
2019006301
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1089880094

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