Religion in Public Spaces A European Perspective
Public Funding of Religions in Europe
Funding Religious Heritage
By Silvio Ferrari, Sabrina Pastorelli
November 17, 2016
This timely volume discusses the much debated and controversial subject of the presence of religion in the public sphere. The book is divided in three sections. In the first the public/private distinction is studied mainly from a theoretical point of view, through the contributions of lawyers, ...
By Alessandro Ferrari, Sabrina Pastorelli
November 17, 2016
In recent years, the wearing of the full-face veil or burqa/niqab has proved a controversial issue in many multi-cultural European societies. Focussing on the socio-legal and human rights angle, this volume provides a useful comparative perspective on how the issue has been dealt with across a ...
By Marie-Claire Foblets, Katayoun Alidadi
November 10, 2016
Issues of religious diversity in the workplace have become very topical and have been raised before domestic courts and the European Court of Human Rights. Examining the controversial and constantly evolving position of religion in the workplace, this collection brings together chapters by legal ...
By Prakash Shah, Marie-Claire Foblets
August 26, 2016
This collection discusses how official legal systems do and should respond to the reality of a plurality of family types and origins within their jurisdictions. It further examines the challenges that arise for practitioners, including lawyers and judges, when faced with such plurality. Focussing...
By Marie-Claire Foblets, Katayoun Alidadi, Zeynep Yanasmayan
December 03, 2014
This edited collection gathers together the principal findings of the three-year RELIGARE project, which dealt with the question of religious and philosophical diversity in European law. Specifically, it covers four spheres of public policy and legislation where the pressure to accommodate ...
By Francis Messner
January 06, 2015
This collection brings together legal scholars, canonists and political scientists to focus on the issue of public funding in support of religious activities and institutions in Europe. The study begins by revolving around the various mechanisms put in place by the domestic legal systems, as well ...
By Anne Fornerod
March 20, 2015
This collection brings together a group of highly respected law and religion scholars to explore the funding of religious heritage in the context of state support for religions. The importance of this state support is that on the one hand it illustrates the potential tensions between secular and ...