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The Burqa Affair Across Europe: Between Public and Private Space

The Burqa Affair Across Europe: Between Public and Private Space

1st Edition

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...

Religion in Public Spaces: A European Perspective

Religion in Public Spaces: A European Perspective

1st Edition

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,...

A Test of Faith?: Religious Diversity and Accommodation in the European Workplace

A Test of Faith?: Religious Diversity and Accommodation in the European Workplace

1st Edition

Marie-Claire Foblets, Katayoun Alidadi
November 11, 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...

Family, Religion and Law: Cultural Encounters in Europe

Family, Religion and Law: Cultural Encounters in Europe

1st Edition

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...

Funding Religious Heritage

Funding Religious Heritage

1st Edition

Anne Fornerod
February 28, 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...

Public Funding of Religions in Europe

Public Funding of Religions in Europe

1st Edition

Francis Messner
December 28, 2014

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...

Belief, Law and Politics: What Future for a Secular Europe?

Belief, Law and Politics: What Future for a Secular Europe?

1st Edition

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...

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