FEATURES OF THE MUSLIM-LEGAL CULTURE IN THE SOCIO-POLITICAL SPACE OF CENTRAL ASIA
SERIES OF SOCIAL AND HUMAN SCIENCES
Using specific materials, the article deals with the features of the Muslim-legal culture in the sociopolitical space of Central Asia, which have not yet been studied in political science. The paper examines in more detail the politological aspects of the main features, characteristics of the Muslim-legal culture of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. Muslim-legal culture can play a certain role in political and cultural development of Central Asia, also other
... ries of the Commonwealth of Independent States. The relevance of Muslim-legal culture for Central Asia is determined by the fact that Islam is not something alien and extraneous for Central Asia. It is an integral part of its history and culture, the most important aspect of lifestyle of tens millions Central Asian Muslims. In present-day Central Asia Islam is characterized by an extraordinary variety, pluralism of manifestations, and ambiguity of functions, which are determined both by common features peculiar to Islam, as well as by country-specific social, cultural, political, religious and other factors. The article notes that the Muslim -legal culture contains many useful things in Central Asia for solving the urgent task of bringing moral and legal foundations under the policy. At the same time, the article focuses on discussing issues.