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Published: 08 December 2011

416 Pages


ISBN: 9780199733446

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Religion and Human Rights

An Introduction

Edited by John Witte,Jr. and M. Christian Green

  • The most comprehensive survey to date of religion and human rights, including both Western and Eastern traditions and the increasingly important category of indigenous religions
  • Devotes attention to emerging ''third generation'' human rights as those pertaining to environmental sustainability, conflict transformation, and world peace
  • Addresses cutting-edge issues in group rights, self-determination of religious communities, economic, social, and cultural rights and the relationship between religion, culture, and ethnicity