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Unit PUBLIC LAW OF ISLAMIC COUNTRIES

Course
Law
Study-unit Code
A000048
Location
PERUGIA
Curriculum
In all curricula
Teacher
Maurizio Oliviero
Teachers
  • Maurizio Oliviero - Didattica Ufficiale
Hours
  • 36 ore - Didattica Ufficiale - Maurizio Oliviero
CFU
6
Course Regulation
Coorte 2017
Offered
2018/19
Learning activities
Affini o integrative d.m.270/04
Area
Attività formative in ambiti disciplinari affini o integrativi a quelli di base e caratterizzanti, anche con riguardo alle culture di contesto e alla formazione interdisciplinare
Sector
IUS/21
Type of study-unit
Opzionale (Optional)
Type of learning activities
Attività formativa monodisciplinare
Language of instruction
Italian
Contents
The four stages of constitutionalism in the Arab countries and the current trends of constitutional law in the Arab world. Islam and positive law. The sources of Islamic law: basic notions.
Reference texts
- M. Oliviero, Il costituzionalismo dei Paesi arabi I - Le Costituzioni del Maghreb, Giappicheli, Torino, 2003; ¿- F. Castro, Il modello islamico, Giappichelli, Torino, 2007.
Educational objectives
Learning the basic notions regarding the sources of Islamic law and the evolution of constitutionalism in the Arab world, in order to understand the current political and constitutional dynamics.
Prerequisites
No specific pre-requisites
Teaching methods
Face-to-face lessons
Other information
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Learning verification modality
oral exam
Extended program
Introduction to Constitutionalism in the Arab World: relationship between the autochthonous legal tradition and European constitutional systems; the Ummah and the State: a comparison; traditional Islamic institutions: Caliphate and Sultanate; the rise of nation states in the Arab world; the four stages of Aarab constitutionalism; the recognition of Islam as a source of law; Islam and positive law: the role of judges; current trends of constitutional law in Arab countries. ¿The Sources of Islamic Law: the notion of shari'ah, fiqh and usul al - fiqh; the four schools of law; the usul al - fiqh in al - Shafi'I's Risala; the characters of fiqh; the role of ijtihad in the organization of fiqh; the Koran; the Sunnah of the Prophet; the ijma; the qiyas; subsidiary sources of law; customs.
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