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Semerdjian, Elyse
"Off the straight path" : illicit sex, law, and community in Ottoman Aleppo / Elyse Semerdjian
1st ed
Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, c2008
book jacket
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 Armenian Research Center  KBP559.958 .S46    CALL 593-5181
Subject(s) Adultery (Islamic law)
Fornication (Islamic law)
Rape (Islamic law)
Domestic relations (Islamic law)
Customary law (Islamic law) -- Syria -- Aleppo
Punishment (Islamic law)
Physical Description xxxviii, 247 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note ACCESS: May only be used at the Armenian Research Center ; please call 313 593-5181 for Center hours
Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-227) and index
Contents Zina in Islamic legal discourse -- Zina in Ottoman law -- People and court : policing public morality in the streets of Aleppo -- Prostitutes, soldiers, and the people : monitoring morality through customary law -- In harm's way : domestic violence and rape in the Shari'a courts of Aleppo
Series Armenian Research Center collection
Gender, culture, and politics in the Middle East

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