Books Under Contract:
Rajnaara C. Akhtar (2021) Muslim Marriages in Transition: England, Qatar and Australia, Hart Publishing, Oxford
Rajnaara C. Akhtar and Conrad Nyamutata (2020) International Child Law, (4th Edition), Routledge
Rajnaara C. Akhtar, Patrick Nash and Rebecca Probert (Eds) (2020) Cohabitation and Religious Marriage: Status, Similarities and Solutions, Bristol University Press: Shorts Research
Rajnaara C. Akhtar, Anisa Buckley & Ghena Krayem, 'Legal solutions for religious-only Muslim marriages in England; taking lessons from Australia'
Rajnaara C. Akhtar (2020), 'Contemporary Issues in Marriage Law and Practice in Qatar', HAWWA Journal of Women of the Middle East and the Islamic World, Vol. 18
Rajnaara C. Akhtar (2020), Case Note: 'From ‘non-marriage’ to ‘non-qualifying ceremony’, Journal of Socal Welfare and Family Law, 42(4), DOI: 10.1080/09649069.2020.1796375
Rajnaara C. Akhtar (2020) 'Religious-Only Marriages and Cohabitation; Deciphering Differences', in Akhtar, R.C., Nash, P., & Probert, R. (Eds) Cohabitation and Religious Marriage: Status, Similarities and Solutions, Bristol University Press: Shorts Research
Rajnaara C. Akhtar (2020) 'Non-Legally Binding Muslim Marriages in England and Qatar; Circumventing the State', Electronic Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law, 8(1), 13-24, https://doi.org/10.5167/uzh-187603.
Rajnaara C. Akhtar (2019) 'Plural Approaches to Faith-Based Dispute Resolution by Britain's Muslim Communities', Child and Family Law Quarterly, 31(3), 189.
Rajnaara C. Akhtar (2018) ‘Ofsted v Al-Hijrah, The Case of Segregated Schools and Sex Discrimination’, The Denning Law Journal, 30 (1), 167-183.
Rajnaara C. Akhtar, Rebecca Probert and Annelies Moors (2018) 'Informal Muslim Marriages: Regulations and Contestations', Oxford Journal of Law and Religion, 7:3, 1 October 2018, 367–375, https://doi.org/10.1093/ojlr/rwy036.
Annelies Moors, Rajnaara C. Akhtar and Rebecca Probert (2018) 'Contextualizing Muslim Religious-Only Marriages', Sociology of Islam, 6:3, 263-273.
R.C. Akhtar (2018) 'Modern Traditions in Muslim Marriage Practices, Exploring English Narratives' Oxford Journal of Law and Religion, 7:3, 1 October 2018, 427-454, https://doi.org/10.1093/ojlr/rwy030.
Rajnaara Akhtar (2018) 'The human right to marry: a refugee’s perspective', Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law, 40:2, 262-269, DOI: 10.1080/09649069.2018.1451013.
R.C. Akhtar (2018) ‘Unregistered Muslim Marriages in the UK; Examining Normative Influences Shaping Choice of Legal Protection’, in M.C. Foblets (et al) (Eds) (2018), Personal Autonomy in Plural Societies, A Principle and its Paradoxes, Routledge: Law and Anthropology
Book Review: Child and Family Law Quarterly,  CFLQ 281: M. Zee (2016) Choosing Sharia? Multiculturalism, Islamic Fundamentalism & Sharia Councils, Eleven International Publishing
R.C. Akhtar, 'Unregistered Muslim Marriages: An Emerging Culture of Celebrating Rites and Compromising Rights', in R Probert, J Miles and P Mody (2015) Marriage Rites and Rights, Hart Publishing, Oxford
R. C. Akhtar, (2013) 'Towards Conceptualising User-Friendly Shariah Councils' Journal of Islamic State Practice in International Law, Volume 9, Issue 2, pp 112-135.
Book Review: Islam and the Secular State, Negotiating the Future of Shari'a (Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im), Law, Social Justice & Global Development Journal (LGD), Issue 16, 2011 (1)
R. C. Akhtar, ‘Muslim women, the Hijab and Activism in the United Kingdom’ in T Gabriel and R Hannan (Eds) (2011) Islam and the Veil, Continuum Books
R.C. Akhtar (2010) 'British Muslims and the Evolution of the Practice of Islamic Law with Particular Reference to Dispute Resolution' Journal of Islamic State Practice in International Law, Volume 6, Issue 1, pp27-39