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Title Religious freedom and discrimination / edited by Justin Healey
Published Thirroul, N.S.W. : Spinney Press, 2015
Thirroul, NSW : Spinney Press, [2015]


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Description 60 pages : colour illustrations ; 30 cm
regular print
Series Issues in society ; volume 384
Issues in society (Balmain, N.S.W.) ; v.384
Contents CHAPTER 1 RELIGION IN AUSTRALIA -- Religion in Australia -- Religious populations worldwide -- Religious affiliation in Australia -- Census reveals Hinduism as the fastest growing religion in Australia -- Don't stop believing: religion has a place in Australia's future -- CHAPTER 2 FREEDOM OF RELIGION AND BELIEF -- Freedom of thought, conscience and religion or belief -- Prohibition of advocacy of national, racial or religious hatred -- Rights of members of ethnic, linguistic and religious minorities -- Tolerance squeezing out conviction -- The forgotten freedom: threats to religious liberty in Australia -- Human rights and religion in Australian law. Where does the balance lie? -- Racial discrimination laws and religion -- Reinforcing religious inequality: The AHRC inquiry into religious freedom and -- Australia's vexed religious landscape -- Religion-state relations in Australia -- A multi-faith society: the pathway to harmony -- Should there be a religious exception from anti-discrimination laws? -- In defence of the 'four freedoms': freedom of religion, conscience, -- association and speech -- Promoting 'religious freedom' does more harm than good -- Freedom to insult? Free speech as a liberal tool of power -- Discrimination must not be tolerated -- Religious freedom should be protected -- Equality and religion -- It's not just Islam - most religions are discriminatory -- Religious persecution is not a contest -- Why do Muslims hate freedom of speech? -- Religion should be taught secularly in our schools -- If God is dead or dying, why criticise religion? -- On secularism in Australia: a rationalist's perspective -- Exploring issues - worksheets and activities -- Fast facts -- Glossary -- Web links
Summary Issues in society is an invaluable series of books which contain previously published information sourced from newspapers, magazines, journals, government reports, surveys, websites and lobby group literature. The series offers up-to-date, diverse information about the social issues shaping our changing world. Each book explores a range of facts and opinions, providing the reader with a concise overview of the topic
Analysis Australian
Notes Also available in electronic version
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Freedom of religion -- Australia -- Juvenile literature.
Freedom of religion -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Australia.
Freedom of religion -- Australia.
Human rights -- Australia -- Juvenile literature.
Human rights -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Australia.
Human rights -- Australia.
Religion and state -- Australia -- Juvenile literature.
Religion and state -- Australia.
Religion and state -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Australia.
Religious tolerance -- Australia -- Juvenile literature.
Religious tolerance -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Australia.
Religious tolerance -- Australia.
Author Healey, Justin, editor
ISBN 1922084689