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Author Durham, W. Cole

Title Islam, Europe and Emerging Legal Issues
Published London : Taylor and Francis, 2016


Description 1 online resource (310 pages)
Contents Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Figures; List of Contributors; List of Abbreviations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; PART I ISLAM, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND SECULARISM IN EUROPE: AN OVERVIEW; 1 Islam in Strasbourg: Can Politics Substitute for Law?; 2 The European Court of Human Rights: Between Fundamentalist and Liberal Secularism; 3 Wearing the Hijab: Some Reflections from a Muslim Womanâ#x80;#x99;s Perspective; 4 International Human Rights Law and the Islamic Headscarf: A Short Note on the Positions of the European Court of Human Rights and the Human Rights Committee
PART II EUROPEAN APPROACHES TO THE ISLAMIC HEADSCARF CONTROVERSY5 The Hijab in Strasbourg: Clear Conclusions, Unclear Reasoning; 6 Religious Symbols in Public Schools: The Islamic Headscarf and the European Court of Human Rights Decision in Å#x9E;ahin v. Turkey; 7 The Strasbourg Court Dealing with Turkey and the Human Right to Freedom of Religion or Belief: An Assessment in Light of Leyla Å#x9E;ahin v. Turkey; 8 The Religious Headscarf (Hijab) and Access to Employment under Norwegian Antidiscrimination Laws; 9 The Headscarf Issue: A German Perspective
PART III THE EUROPEAN COURT AND THE LIMITS OF PLURALISM: THE WELFARE PARTY CASE10 The Dubious Foundations of the Refah Decision; 11 Refah Revisited: Strasbourgâ#x80;#x99;s Construction of Islam; 12 The Principles of Legal Pluralism and Militant Democracy; 13 The European Courtâ#x80;#x99;s Freedom of Association Cases and the Implications for Islam; Bibliography
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Subject European Court of Human Rights
Hijab (Islamic clothing) -- Law and legislation.
Islam -- Customs and practices.
Muslims-Legal status, laws, etc.-European Union countries
Hijab (Islamic clothing) -- Law and legislation
Islam -- Customs and practices
Form Electronic book
Author Torfs, Rik
Kirkham, David M
ISBN 9781317112358