"West Africa" in Islamic Family Law in a Changing World: A Global Resource Book, Zed Books, 2002

The authors explore the context of Islam in West Africa 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 Gambia, Ghana, Nigeria, and Senegal.