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State Neutrality

János Kis

in The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Constitutional Law

Published in print May 2012 | ISBN: 9780199578610
Published online November 2012 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199578610.013.0017

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Law

State Neutrality

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This article attempts to spell out the main tenets of the principle of state neutrality and to explain how they hang together. It examines the central objections, and explores revisions that may enhance the theory's defensibility. Specifically, it discusses neutrality as non-discrimination, neutrality as shared reasons, objections to liberal neutrality, and religious neutrality.

Keywords: theory of neutrality; state neutrality; non-discrimination; liberal neutrality; religious neutrality

Article.  11015 words. 

Subjects: Law ; Comparative Law ; Constitutional and Administrative Law

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