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  • Injustice, Memory and Faith in Human Rights

    Edited by Kalliopi Chainoglou, Barry Collins, Michael Philipps, John Strawson

    This multi-disciplinary collection interrogates the role of human rights in addressing past injustices. The volume draws on legal scholars, political scientists, anthropologists and political philosophers grappling with the weight of the memory of historical injustices arising from conflicts in…

    Hardback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge

  • Rights, Religious Pluralism and the Recognition of Difference

    Off the Scales of Justice

    By Dorota Anna Gozdecka

    Human rights and their principles of interpretation are the leading legal paradigms of our time. Freedom of religion occupies a pivotal position in rights discourses, and the principles supporting its interpretation receive increasing attention from courts and legislative bodies. This book…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Law and Religion

    Edited by Silvio Ferrari

    The field of law and religion studies has undergone a profound transformation over the last thirty years, looking beyond traditional relationships between State and religious communities to include rights of religious liberty and the role of religion in the public space. This handbook features new,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge

  • Constitutionalism, Democracy and Religious Freedom

    To be Fully Human

    By Hans-Martien ten Napel

    In both Europe and North America it can be argued that the associational and institutional dimensions of the right to freedom of religion or belief are increasingly coming under pressure. This book demonstrates why a more classical understanding of the idea of a liberal democracy can allow for…

    Hardback – 2017-05-12 
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Public Commissions on Cultural and Religious Diversity. Volume I

    Analysis, Reception and Challenges

    Edited by Solange Lefebvre, Patrice Brodeur

    Due to growing negative perceptions about relations between historically entrenched, dominant populations and various minority groups, issues relating to the need to better manage cultural and religious diversity have been intensifying in many countries. These negative perceptions have recently led…

    Hardback – 2017-05-02 
    Routledge

  • Religion and Legal Pluralism

    Edited by Russell Sandberg

    In recent years, there have been a number of concerns about the recognition of religious laws and the existence of religious courts and tribunals. There has also been the growing literature on legal pluralism which seeks to understand how more than one legal system can and should exist within one…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    AHRC/ESRC Religion and Society Series

  • Proportionality, Equality Laws, and Religion

    Conflicts in England, Canada, and the USA

    By Megan Pearson

    This book considers how the law should manage conflicts between the right of religious freedom and that of non-discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation. These disputes are often high-profile and frequently receive a lot of media attention and public debate. Starting from the basis that…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Muslim Families, Politics and the Law

    A Legal Industry in Multicultural Britain

    By Ralph Grillo

    Contemporary European societies are multi-ethnic and multi-cultural, certainly in terms of the diversity which has stemmed from the immigration of workers and refugees and their settlement. Currently, however, there is widespread, often acrimonious, debate about ’other’ cultural and religious…

    Paperback – 2017-02-03
    Routledge
    Cultural Diversity and Law

  • The Collective Dimension of Freedom of Religion

    A Case Study on Turkey

    By Mine Yıldırım

    The right to freedom of religion or belief, as enshrined in international human rights documents, is unique in its formulation in that it provides protection for the enjoyment of the rights "in community with others". This book explores the notion of the collective dimension of freedom of religion…

    Hardback – 2017-01-24
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Mixed Legal Systems, East and West

    By Vernon Valentine Palmer, Mohamed Y. Mattar

    Advancing legal scholarship in the area of mixed legal systems, as well as comparative law more generally, this book expands the comparative study of the world’s legal families to those of jurisdictions containing not only mixtures of common and civil law, but also to those mixing Islamic and/or…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09
    Routledge
    Juris Diversitas

  • Muslim Family Law in Western Courts

    Edited by Elisa Giunchi

    This book focuses on Islamic family law as interpreted and applied by judges in Europe, Australia and North America. It uses court transcriptions and observations to discuss how the most contentious marriage-related issues - consent and age of spouses, dower, polygamy, and divorce - are adjudicated…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Foucault, Buddhism and Disciplinary Rules

    By Malcolm Voyce

    This book suggests that previous critiques of the rules of Buddhist monks (Vinaya) may now be reconsidered in order to deal with some of the assumptions concerning the legal nature of these rules and to provide a focus on how Vinaya texts may have actually operated in practice. Malcolm Voyce…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

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