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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Hively v Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana

Donlu Thayer.

in Oxford Journal of Law and Religion

June 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Law; Human Rights; Law and Society. 870 words.

Abstract

Federal statutory law – Employment – Equal rights under the law – Discrimination on basis of sex – Federal rules of procedure – Waiver – null...

J v B (Ultra-Orthodox Judaism: Transgender)

Beheshteh Engineer.

in Oxford Journal of Law and Religion

June 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Law; Human Rights; Law and Society. 618 words.

Abstract

Human rights – Freedom of religion and belief – Sex Discrimination (Gender reassignment) – Family from ultra-orthodox Jewish community (‘Charedi...

The General Conference of the New Church and Bristol City Council

Emma Jones.

in Oxford Journal of Law and Religion

October 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Law; Human Rights; Law and Society. 359 words.

Places of religious worship – Registration – Church building – Statute requiring local authorities to maintain list of assets of community value – Assets of community value...

‘Not in Heaven’. What the Talmudic Tale on the Oven of Akhnai May Contribute to the Recent Debates on the Development of Catholic Canon Law

Judith Hahn.

in Oxford Journal of Law and Religion

June 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Law; Human Rights; Law and Society. 14360 words.

ABSTRACT

This article focuses on a fundamental question of Roman Catholic Canon Law: the topic of divine law and its associated difficulties, especially those...

R (Geller & Anor) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

Hugh McFaul.

in Oxford Journal of Law and Religion

October 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Law; Human Rights; Law and Society. 220 words.

Human Rights – Freedom of expression – Interference with – Two US authors with Islamaphobic views seeking entry to the United Kingdom to speak at rally soon after religiously...

Beyond Dissent and Compliance: Religious Decision Makers and Secular Law

Netta Barak-Corren.

in Oxford Journal of Law and Religion

June 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Law; Human Rights; Law and Society. 15004 words.

ABSTRACT

Throughout history and across many societies, people have been facing conflicts between faith and the law. This article exposes and defines central...

Freedom of Religion or Belief and Sexuality: Tracing the Evolution of the UN Special Rapporteur’s Mandate Practice over Thirty Years

Michael Wiener.

in Oxford Journal of Law and Religion

June 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Law; Human Rights; Law and Society. 7099 words.

ABSTRACT

This article examines how the four UN Special Rapporteurs on freedom of religion or belief have dealt in their reports from 1986 to 2016 with issues...

Religious Freedom in the New World? Indigenous Sacred Sites and Religious Beliefs in the Courts in British Columbia

James Hickling.

in Oxford Journal of Law and Religion

October 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Law; Human Rights; Law and Society. 17641 words.

Abstract

The process of colonization in British Columbia and Canada included the use of law and policy to suppress indigenous religious belief and practice,...

Federal Contractors, Title VII, and LGBT Employment Discrimination: Can Religious Organizations Continue to Staff on a Religious Basis?

Carl H. Esbeck.

in Oxford Journal of Law and Religion

October 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Law; Human Rights; Law and Society. 16921 words.

A matter of keen debate in Europe and North America is the freedom of religious organizations to maintain their essential character by staffing with those of like-minded faith just as many...