This Series is designed to shed light on issues of current concern in the field of religion, law and human rights.
Studies in Religion, Secular Beliefs and Human Rights
Edited by Jeroen Temperman
Each from their own discipline and perspective, these scholars contribute to the question of whether, in the present-day pluralist state, there is room for state symbolism or personal religious signs or attire in the public school classroom.
This second edition of the book updates the information on relevant developments that took place in the time elapsed. and incorporates several new chapters on important issues related to religious freedoms. Such are the chapters on freedom from religion, religion and freedom of association, ...
A. Keith Thompson
Despite what most evidence law texts say, religious confession privilege does exist at common law. This book provides proof from both historical and common law materials with consequences even in jurisdictions where the privilege now exists in statutory form.
Considering the subject of Islam and Human Rights, the book tackles three areas that have been largely ignored in literature. It undertakes a comparative study of the laws of several Muslim States with respect to religious freedom, minorities and the rights of the child.
Edited by Javaid Rehman and Susan C. Breau
Edited by Nazila Ghanea, Alan Stephens and Raphael Walden
Niaz A. Shah
Anne F. Bayefsky and Arieh Waldman
Edited by Amanda Whiting and Carolyn Evans
The essays in this volume explore some of the diverse and contradictory ways that the lives of women in the Asia-Pacific region are shaped by two powerful regimes - 'religion' and 'law' - and by the interactions between them. They show that for women, laws - customary, colonial, ...
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