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By Guy Bechor

Dr. Abd al-Razz q al-Sanh r (1895-1971) is among the such a lot in demand jurists to emerge to this point within the Arab global. His alarm on the turning out to be social hole in his kingdom, Egypt, through the first half the 20th century, fueled his imaginative and prescient of creating ethical social order via a brand new civil code. even though Sanh r s selected instrument was once the felony textual content, this publication argues that his imaginative and prescient was once basically a social one: to introduce the foundations of compassion, unity and equity, along growth and pragmatism, into polarized Egyptian society, wherein estate legislation received a social functionality, the legislation of partnership have been perceived as having an academic price, and agreement legislations used to be activated as a stability favoring the weaker participants of society. for this reason, this e-book examines the drafting of the Egyptian Civil Code, exposing the hitherto unknown sociological strata of this act of legislation."

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