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Title Religion in public spaces : a European perspective / edited by Silvio Ferraro, Sabrina Pastorelli
Published Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (408 pages)
Series Cultural Diversity and Law in Association with RELIGARE
Cultural diversity and law in association with RELIGARE.
Contents 1 Religion and Rethinking the Public-Private Divide: Introduction; I Religions and the Public/Private Divide; 2 Public and Private, a Moving Border: A Legal-Historical Perspective; 3 Socio-Historical Perspectives on the Public and the Private Spheres; 4 The 'Public-Private' Divide on Drift; 5 Religious Freedom and the Public-Private Divide: A Broken Promise in Europe?; 6 The 'Public' and the 'Private' in the Common Law and Civil Law Traditions
16 The Places of Worship in France and the Public/Private Divide17 'Stopp Minarett'? The Controversy over the Building of Minarets in Switzerland; 18 Places of Worship: Between Public and Private
7 Contested Normative Cultures: Gendered Perspectives on Religions and the Public/Private Divide8 Religion in the European Public Spaces: A Legal Overview; II Religion and the Dress Codes; 9 From Front-Office to Back-Office: Religious Dress Crossing the Public-Private Divide; 10 Religious Dress Codes: The Turkish Case; 11 Religious Dress Codes in the United Kingdom; 12 Religious Dress Codes: The Italian Case; 13 Religious Dress Codes: The Bulgarian Case; 14 Comparing Burqa Debates in Europe; III Religion and the Places of Worship; 15 The Right to Establish and Maintain Places of Worship
Summary With contributions from some of the leading experts in the area of law and religion and covering a range of very different European countries including Turkey, the UK, Italy and Bulgaria, this book uses comparative case studies to illustrate how practice varies significantly even within Europe. It reveals how familiarization with religious and philosophical diversity in Europe should lead to the modification of legal frameworks historically designed to accommodate majority religions. This in turn should give rise to recognition of new groups and communities and eventually, a more adequate resp
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Freedom of religion -- Europe.
Religion in the workplace -- Law and legislation -- Europe.
Religious minorities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Europe.
Form Electronic book
Author Ferrari, Silvio.
Pastorelli, Sabrina.
LC no. 2012012006
ISBN 1409450589 (hbk. ;) (alk. paper)
1409450597 (electronic bk.)
9781409450580 (hbk. ;) (alk. paper)
9781409450597 (electronic bk.)