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Law and Religion

  1. Law, Religion and Homosexuality

    By Paul Johnson, Robert Vanderbeck

    Law, Religion and Homosexuality is the first book-length study of how religion has shaped, and continues to shape, legislation that regulates the lives of gay men and lesbians . Through a systematic examination of how religious discourse influences the making of law – in the form of official...

    Published May 5th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Islamic Veiling in Legal Discourse

    By Anastasia Vakulenko

    Islamic Veiling in Legal Discourse looks at relevant law and surrounding discourses in order to examine the assumptions and limits of the debates around the issue of Islamic veiling that has become so topical in recent years. For some, Islamic veiling indicates a lack of autonomy, the oppression of...

    Published June 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  3. Islam, Law and Identity

    Edited by Marinos Diamantides, Adam Gearey

    The essays brought together in Islam, Law and Identity are the product of a series of interdisciplinary workshops that brought together scholars from a plethora of countries. Funded by the British Academy the workshops convened over a period of two years in London, Cairo and Izmir. The workshops...

    Published August 11th 2011 by Routledge-Cavendish

  4. Honour, Violence, Women and Islam

    Edited by Mohammad Mazher Idriss, Tahir Abbas

    Why are honour killings and honour-related violence (HRV) so important to understand? What do such crimes represent? And how does HRV fit in with Western views and perceptions of Islam? This distinctively comparative collection examines the concept of HRV against women in general and Muslim women...

    Published July 22nd 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  5. Law and Faith in a Sceptical Age

    By Anthony Bradney

    Law and Faith in a Sceptical Age is an analysis of the legal position of religious believers in a dominantly secular society. Great Britain is a society based upon broadly liberal principles. It claims to recognise the needs of religious believers and to protect them from discrimination. But...

    Published January 26th 2009 by Routledge-Cavendish