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Law: Modern Family Law: Palestine
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Introduction

In this article, Palestinians are defined as residents of historic Palestine during the British Mandate (1920–48), before they were forced to flee their homes and land. Many of them still live where the state of Israel was created; others migrated to countries within and outside the region. However, the majority still live in the West Bank an…

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Nahda Shehada, “Law: Modern Family Law: Palestine”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 16 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002167>
First published online: 2019



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