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The Right to Religious Freedom in International Law


Author: Anat Scolnicov
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Place: London
Pages: 280
ISBN: 9780415481144
Category: n\a


This book explores the right to religious freedom within international law. Analysing legal structures in a variety of both Western and Non-Western jurisdictions, the book sets out a topography of the different constitutional structures of religion within the state and their compliance with international human rights law.

Table of contents

1. Existing Protection Of Religious Freedom In International Law 2. Why Is There A Right To Freedom Of Religion? 3. The Legal Status Of Religion In The State 4. Women And Religious Freedom 5. Children, Education And Religious Freedom 6. Religious Freedom As A Right Of Free Speech 7. Conclusion