Anke Sandra Bouzenita

Anke Sandra Bouzenita
Sultan Qaboos University | SQU · Department of Islamic Sciences

Full Professor SQU ; Adjunct Associate University of South Australia
Head, Islamic Bioethics Research Group

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Introduction
Anke Sandra Bouzenita (Anke Iman Bouzenita) currently works at the Department of Islamic Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University. Her research interests focus on Islamic Studies, Islamic Bioethics, Ibadi Studies, Education and International Relations.
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November 2004 - July 2013
International Islamic University Malaysia
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  • Professor (Associate)

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Publications (56)
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Abraham Maslow's model of the hierarchy of needs is pervasive in many academic specialisations. After a short description of the model, this article summarises the existing criticisms. While criticism on the empirical validity of the model and its ethno-centricity are frequently mentioned in the literature, the authors of this article give special...
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This paper gives insight into the Islamic bioethical discussion on harvesting and using human embryonic (hESC) and adult stem cells. It describes some of the Islamic legal mechanisms involved in the bioethical discourse among Muslims. As the contemporary Islamic bioethical discourse is very diverse, the paper focuses on the critical discussion of r...
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This original research paper investigates how the division of the seas between international (the high seas) and territorial waters is approached in Islamic law as compared to international law. It describes the conceptualization of the seas against the background of contemporary international and Islamic law and analyses the Islamic legal concept...
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Consecuencias no anticipadas? La comodificación de las ideas en la educación superior y sus consecuencias sobre los estudiantes musulmanes. Anke Iman Bouzenita i y Bronwyn Wood ii Resumen Considerada holísticamente, la educación islámica es más que la sola y directa transmisión de las ciencias islámicas puras. Tal educación abarca asimismo otras ár...
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La jerarquía de las necesidades humanas de Maslow: una crítica islámica Resumen: El modelo de la jerarquía de las necesidades se ha extendido a muchas disciplinas académicas. El presente artículo presenta una breve descripción del modelo, seguida de una síntesis de sus principales críticas. En la literatura se cuestiona con frecuencia la validez em...
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Abstrak: Model hierarki keperluan Abraham Maslow sangat meluas capaiannya dalam pelbagai pengkhususan akademik. Selepas menerangkan model tersebut secara ringkas, makalah ini merumuskan kritikan terhadapnya yang telah sedia ada. Walaupun kritikan terhadap kesahihan empirik dan etnosentrisme sering dibincangkan dalam literatur, pengarang makalah ini...
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ZET Abraham Maslow'un İhtiyaçlar Hiyerarşisi modeli, birçok akademik çevrede yaygındır. Bu makale, modelin kısa bir açıklamasını yaptıktan sonra, mevcut eleştirileri özetlemektedir. Modelin ampirik geçerliliği ve etnosentrikliğine yönelik eleştirilere literatürde sık rastlanmakla beraber, bu makalenin yazarları, Maslow'un modelinin insan varoluşunu...
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Abraham Maslow’un İhtiyaçlar Hiyerarşisi modeli, birçok akademik çevrede yaygındır. Bu makale, modelin kısa bir açıklamasını yaptıktan sonra, mevcut eleştirileri özetlemektedir. Modelin ampirik geçerliliği ve etnosentrikliğine yönelik eleştirilere literatürde sık rastlanmakla beraber, bu makalenin yazarları, Maslow’un modelinin insan varoluşunun ru...
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Model hierarki keperluan Abraham Maslow sangat meluas capaiannya dalam pelbagai pengkhususan akademik. Selepas menerangkan model tersebut secara ringkas, makalah ini merumuskan kritikan terhadapnya yang telah sedia ada. Walaupun kritikan terhadap kesahihan empirik dan etnosentrisme sering dibincangkan dalam literatur, pengarang makalah ini memberi...
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Her nefis ölümü tadacaktır." (Kuran-ı Kerim 3:185) vs "Yaşlanma, tedavi edilebilen bir hastalıktır." (ZoltanIstvan) () ÖZ Bu makale, transhümanist akımın bakış açılarını ve bunların entelektüel ve biyoetik çıkarımlarını İslami bir perspektiften tartışmaktadır. Transhümanizme ve onun bazı varyasyonlarına bir girişten sonra bu çalışma, transhümanist...
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This paper is a preliminary study on the expectedimplications of some chosen biomedical developments on the loss of descent (nasab), its psychological effects on children and parents, and sociological effects generally. In the first part, this paper elaborates the meaning and importance of nasab(descent) in Islamic law, under consideration of the H...
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This paper is a preliminary study on the expected implications of some chosen biomedical developments on the loss of descent (nasab), its psychological effects on children and parents, and sociological effects generally. In the first part, this paper elaborates the meaning and importance of nasab (descent) in Islamic law, under consideration of the...
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Sultan Qaboos University is the prime address for teacher education in the Sultanate of Oman. The B.ed. for Islamic education is one of the core programmes of the College of Education, complemented by the M.A. and Ph.D. for Curriculum and Instruction, with a focus on Islamic education. The paper presents the College’s particular pedagogical approac...
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Islamic Education is one of the required core courses in governmental and private schools in the Sultanate of Oman. This research paper gives an overview over the governmental curriculum for Islamic education, grades 5 to 7, and in how far it considers diversity in its different features. It looks into the ways and methodology used, as well as the...
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The paper outlines halal certification reliability and consumer attitude towards it generally. It reveals some of the issues the halal industry faces in terms of its credibility. As difficulties to develop halal certification standards persist even with conventional food stuffs, the paper goes on to question the possible integration of genetically...
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This paper provides a discussion of aspects of the transhumanist movement and their intellectual and bioethical implications from an Islamic perspective. After an introduction to transhumanism and some of its variations, it discusses the underlying suppositions of transhumanist thought: The supposed absence of the body-mind-soul complex and the ide...
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الملخص: افتتحت التقنية الحيوية فصلاً جديداً مع ظهور زراعة الميتوكوندريا بغرض العلاج والتداوي بنقل ميتوكوندريا الخلايا من شخص سليم لآخر مريض. نجحت عملية زرع الميتوكوندريا في الولادة والإنجاب ؛ ومع ذلك ، فقد تسبب الزرع السيتوبلازمي في المخاوف لأن اختلاط الأوبلازم الآدمي من مصدرين أي من امرأتين اثنتين قد يولد تعدد الحمض النووي الميتوكوندري (mtDNA) he...
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Abstract: Islamic education, from a holistic point of view, is more than just the direct transmission of the pure Islamic sciences. It encompasses other branches of specialisation and ideally accompanies Muslims, through reflections of the Islamic worldview, during their formal and informal formation. This paper reflects how, in the contemporary te...
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This chapter is an analysis of, and reflection upon, Muslim scholars’ use of maqasid al-shari'ah and related Islamic juristic concepts in their evaluation of contemporary bioethical issues. It does not intend to provide a maqasidic framework for the derivation of legal rules in the field of bioethics, but rather to highlight some of the problems re...
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This paper offers a cursory reading in the Ibadhi legacy, drawing on its diversity in place and time. It investigates the notion of sunna in its different meanings and connotations in this legacy, in the linguistic, usuli and fiqhi usage as well as at its intersections with hadith, athar and sira. The article documents the rich and independent lega...
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Biotechnology has opened a new chapter with the advent of mitochondria transplantation for cell-based therapy. Mitochondrial transplantation has successfully led to birth; however, cytoplasmic transplantation has caused apprehension since the mixing of human ooplasm from two different maternal sources may generate mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) heteropl...
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Abstract: The supposition of this paper is that bioethics in its different strata is culturally determined. Other than universal in the sense of 'neutral', secular bioethics-which is internationally leading the field of bioethics academically and in praxis is an expression of a particular, materialistic worldview that does generally not consider sp...
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This paper gives insight into the Islamic bioethical discussion on harvesting and using human embryonic (hESC) and adult stem cells. It describes some of the Islamic legal mechanisms involved in the bioethical discourse among Muslims. As the contemporary Islamic bioethical discourse is very diverse, the paper focuses on the critical discussion of r...
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This paper deals with the political understanding of one of the early masters of fiqh, ʿAbd al-Raḥmān al-Awzāʿī (d. 157/773), as manifested in his biography and what can be substantiated of his legal scholarship. It argues that, although the principles of Islamic governance were systematically formulated and laid down by later generations, the corr...
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This paper investigates the institution of neutrality from the perspective of Siyar, "Islamic International Law." It analyses relevant views of contemporary Muslim scholars, particularly with reference to the division between the "abodes of Islam" (dar al-islam) and the "abode of disbelief" (dar al-kufr), and their discussion on a third abode, the...
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The Islamisation of Human Sciences Project was proposed in the late 20th century as a response to the educational dilemma faced by the Muslims worldwide. The predominance of non-Islamic models of thought and academic contents was addressed by a number of models with varying emphases on the level of integration of Islamic knowledge. This paper highl...
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Legal systems are generally described as being either of personal or territorial validity; being either applicable to the person, independently of the locus, or to the territory, with no consideration of the person's background. The oldest legal systems, particularly the Roman law system, with its division between indigenous and 'barbaric' peoples,...
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The current discourse on bioethical questions often reveals a certain patchiness or seeming inability to answer contemporary bioethical problems within an Islamic epistemological paradigm. Attempting to analyze the causes of this phenomenon, the author describes the decontextualization of Islamic concepts from a background of secularized medical ca...
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The current discourse on bioethical questions often reveals a certain patchiness or seeming inability to answer contemporary bioethical problems within an Islamic epistemological paradigm. Attempting to analyze the causes of this phenomenon, the author describes the decontextualization of Islamic concepts from a background of secularized medical ca...
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Genetically modified food (GMF) is part of our reality as consumers worldwide. The techniques and possibilities involved require an Islamic legal (fiqhi) study in order to determine the assumptions underlying its consumption, production, and related research. This paper places the study of GMF within a holistic context by taking into consideration...
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Genetically modified food (GMF) is part of our reality as consumers worldwide. The techniques and possibilities involved require an Islamic legal (fiqhi) study in order to determine the assumptions underlying its consumption, production, and related research. This paper places the study of GMF within a holistic context by taking into consideration...
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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5915/41-3-4506 This article formulates a model of Islamic science, medicine, and bioethics, part of the ongoing inner-Islamic discourse on the positioning of Islam vis-a-vis the life sciences and bioethics as developed within a non-Islamic context. It investigates the Islam-and-science paradigm considering the Islamic cate...
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Disease and its healing in most of the therapeutic strategies are mainly based either on physical or metaphysical aspects. Therapeutic strategies in Islam, on the other hand, are based on a combination of spiritual, psychological, and material means. It is, therefore, important to analyze current therapeutic strategies according to the Qur’an and S...
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This article deals with an essential part of Islamic law usually referred to as siyar. It discusses the development of siyar in an Islamic context and in comparison to the development of the modern law of nations. It further follows up the evaluation of siyar in the Western literature and analyses recurring paradigms of categorisation used in this...

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