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"Southeast Asia" in Islamic Family Law in a Changing World: A Global Resource Book, , 2002

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  • Published: 2002
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The authors explore the context of Islam in Southeast Asia by examining the region and its history, legal practices and institutions, seclusion of women, family in the region, marriage, dowry, brideprice, divorce, polygyny, custody of children, inheritance, and land rights. They also have a special emphasis on the legal profiles of Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, and Singapore.