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Belief, law and politics, what future for a secular Europe?, edited by Marie-Claire Foblets, Katayoun Alidadi, Jørgen S. Nielsen, Zeynep Yanasmayan

This edited collection gathers together the principal findings of the 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: employment, family life, use of public space and state support mechanisms. The book consists of two main parts: the first includes the principal findings of the project, while the second is a compilation of 28 short contributions from scholars, legal practitioners, policy makers and activists who respond to the report and offer views on the sensitive
Table Of Contents
Cover; Contents; Notes on Contributors; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Part I The RELIGARE Project and Final Report; 1 Introduction; 2 The RELIGARE Report: Religion in the Context of the European Union; Part II Responses to the RELIGARE Report; Section 1 Religious Freedom in Europe; 3 Freedom of Religion or Belief; 4 Proceeding from Combat to Concept in Religious Freedom and Equality Policies; 5 The Right to Religious Freedom; 6 It's All about Relationships; 7 Religious Freedom and Accommodation in the United Kingdom; 8 Religion, Law and State in Contemporary Europe
Literary Form
non fiction
First published 2014 by Ashgate Publishing
Physical Description
1 online resource (313 p.)
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