IDO SHAHAR – List of Publications
I. (2015). Legal pluralism in the Holy City: Competing Courts, Forum Shopping, and Institutional Dynamics in
Jerusalem. London: Ashgate, 225 pp.
Authored Books – Under contract
* Rapoport, Y. and Shahar, I. Annotated
translation of al-Nabulusi's Ta'arikh al-Fayyum (vol. 1 of The Peasants of the
Fayyum: Rural Society in Medieval Islam, by Yossef Rapoport), contracted to be
published by Brepols. To be submitted on May 2016 (estimated number of Pps. 250)
Edited Books and
Special Journal Issues
1. Shahar, I. (ed.). (2002-2004). Jama'a:
An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Study of the Middle East, Ben Gurion
University. Vols. 9-12 (in Hebrew). V.
2. Agmon, I.
and Shahar, I. (eds.). (2008) Special issue of Islamic Law and
Society (Volume 15, 1). V.
*3. Sartori, P. and Shahar, I. (eds.). (Oct.
2012) Muslim legal pluralism under colonial rule,
theme issue of Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient
55, 4-5). V.
in Refereed Journals
1. Shahar, I. (1997). Trilemma in court: The
shari’a court in Beer-Sheva as a convergence point of three law systems. Jama’a
1, 11-35 [in Hebrew]. V.
2. Shahar, I. (2004). Modernizer and guardian
of tradition: The status of women in the Israeli shari'a court of West
Jerusalem. Hamizrah Hehadash 44, 195-212 [in Hebrew]. V.
3. Shahar, I. (2008). Legal pluralism and the
study of shari‘a courts. Islamic Law and Society 15 (1), 112-141. V.
4. Agmon, I.
and Shahar, I. (2008). Shifting perspectives in the study of shari'a
courts: Methodologies and paradigms. Islamic Law and Society 15 (1),
State, society and the relations between them: Implications for the study of
legal pluralism. Theoretical Inquiries in Law 9 (2), 417-441. V.
Rapoport, Y. and Shahar, I. (2012)
Irrigation in medieval Islamic Fayyum: Local control in a large scale hydraulic
system. Journal of the Economic and
Social History of the Orient 55 (1), 1-31. V.
*7. Sartori, P and Shahar, I. (Oct. 2012).
Legal Pluralism in Muslim-Majority Colonies:
Mapping the Terrain. Journal of the Economic and Social History of the
Orient 56 (4-5): 637-663. V.
*8. Shahar, I. (Dec. 2012). Legal
Pluralism Incarnate: An Institutional Perspective on
Courts of Law in Colonial and Postcolonial Settings. Journal of Legal Pluralism
*9. Shahar, I. (2013). A Tale of Two
Courts: How Organizational Ethnography Can Shed New Light on Legal Pluralism. Political
and Legal Anthropology Review 36, 1: 118-137.
I. (2015). Legal Sovereignty in Theory and Practice: A Look at the Interrelations between the
Israeli and Jordanian Shari'a Courts in Jerusalem. MADAR: The Palestinian
Forum for Israeli Studies [in Arabic].
*10. Shahar, I. (2015).
Islamic Law as Indigenous Law: The Shari'a Courts in Israel from a Post-Colonial
Perspective. Journal of Levantine Studies 5,1: 83-106. V.
Accepted for Publication
*11. Shahar, I.
(Forthcoming). "Standing at the Barricades of Patriarchy: The Israeli Shari'a Courts and
the Appointment of Women Arbitrators", The Family in Law (aprox.25 pp.) [in
C. Articles or Chapters in Peer-Reviewed Scientific
Reading and Rereading in Nations and Nationalism,” Israeli- Palestinian
Student Interaction Project (pp. 99-109). Jerusalem: Konrad Adenauer
Foundation, Harry S. Truman Institute and Palestine Consultancy Group.
Jerusalem/Al-Quds: The dialectic of the symbolic and the material. In S.N.
Eisenstadt, R. Brayer-Garb, and T. Kohavi (Eds.), Collective identities,
public sphere and political order (pp. 100-108). Jerusalem: The Van
Leer Jerusalem Institute (in Hebrew).
I. (2007). Legal
reform, interpretive communities, and the quest for legitimacy: A contextual
analysis of a legal circular. In R. Shaham (Ed.), Law, custom and statute
in the Muslim world: Studies in honor of Aharon Layish (pp. 198-227).
Shahar, I. (2014). Intersecting dialogues: Alimonies, constraints and degrees of freedom in the work of Muslim
judges in Israeli shari'a courts. In H. Herzog and A. Lapidoth-Pirila (Eds.), Theseus's
Paradox: Gender, Religion
and State (pp. 283-311). Jerusalem: Van Leer and Hakibutz Hameuhad [in Hebrew].
*4. Shahar, I. (2013). Forum
shopping between civil and sharī‘a courts: Maintenance
suits in contemporary Jerusalem. In K. Benda-Beckmann, F. Benda-Beckmann,
B. Turner and M. Ramstadt (Eds.), Religion in disputes: Pervasiveness
of Religious Normativity in Disputing Processes
London: Palgrave MacMillan.
Accepted for Publication
*5. Shahar, I.
(Forthcoming). Notes on the Cultural Characteristics of the Shari'a Courts in Israel. In M. Hatina and
M. Al-Ataune (Eds.), Islam in Israel (in Hebrew). Tel Aviv: Hakibutz Hameuhad.
*6. Shahar, I.
(Forthcoming) Shari'a courts in Israel: A Post-Colonial Perspective. In L. Kozma and Hiba Yazbak
(Eds.), Personal Status of Palestinian Women in Israel (Tentative
Title, in Hebrew). Tel Aviv: Resling.
D. Entries in Encyclopedias
*1. Shahar, I.
(2014). Pluralism, legal. In J. Brown (Ed.), The [Oxford] Encyclopedia of Islam and law. Oxford and New
York: Oxford University Press [3000 words].
(2000). Live and die as Eva Braun: The holocaust discourse in Israel as
reflected in Roee Rosen's Exhibition. Resling: A Multidisciplinary Stage for
Culture 7, 38-50 [in Hebrew].
(2002). Academic literature on the Negev's bedouins in the last decade: Trends
and directions. Notes on the Bedouins 23, 40-54. [In Hebrew].
Works Connected with my Scholarly Field
1. (2005) Scientific editing of Beer
Sheva: The Fourth City, by Eitan Cohen. Jerusalem: Carmel Publishing