Journals Higher Education



Published: 22 March 2007

256 Pages

ISBN: 9780199290628

Bookseller Code (06)

Freedom of Religion, Minorities, and the Law

Samantha Knights

  • Provides a concise legal overview of a complex and highly topical subject
  • Examines the legal context of principles underlying religious freedom and minority rights, including the Human Rights Act 1998, the EC Equality Directives, and the UK Equality Bill which will establish a new Commission for Equality and Human Rights
  • Includes coverage of recent topical and high-profile cases such as Begum, regarding the wearing of Muslim dress in schools
  • Combines detailed analysis with a clear assessment of the practical and procedural issues which practitioners face
  • Includes comparative coverage of key case law from a number of jurisdictions

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