A title history is the publication history of a journal and includes a listing of the family of related journals. The most common relationship is to a previous and/or continuing title, where a journal continues publishing with a change to its official title. Other common relationships include a journal that is a supplement to another journal, a journal that is absorbed into another journal, a journal that splits into two or more new journals, or two or more journals that merge to form a new journal. For each of these related journals, the title history lists the dates published.
Description: Islamic Law and Society provides a forum for research in the field
of classical and modern Islamic law, in Muslim and non-Muslim countries. Celebrating
its sixth birthday in 2000, Islamic Law and Society has already
established itself as an invaluable resource for the subject both in the private
collections of scholars and practitioners as well as in the major research
libraries of the world.
Islamic Law and Society encourages discussion on all branches
of Islamic law, with a view to promoting an understanding of Islamic law,
in both theory and practice, from its emergence until modern times and from
juridical, historical and social-scientific perspectives.
The "moving wall" represents the time period between the last issue
available in JSTOR and the most recently published issue of a journal.
Moving walls are generally represented in years. In rare instances, a
publisher has elected to have a "zero" moving wall, so their current
issues are available in JSTOR shortly after publication.
Note: In calculating the moving wall, the current year is not counted.
For example, if the current year is 2008 and a journal has a 5 year
moving wall, articles from the year 2002 are available.
Terms Related to the Moving Wall
Fixed walls: Journals with no new volumes being added to the archive.
Absorbed: Journals that are combined with another title.
Complete: Journals that are no longer published or that have been
combined with another title.
Middle East Studies,