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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Susan Carolyn Breau; Javaid Rehman
|Notes:||pt.1. Introduction -- Freedom of religion in international law -- Women's human rights and religion: how do they co-exist?
pt.2. Reflections on religion, human rights and international law -- The twain doth meet! A preliminary exploration of the theory and practice of as-Siyar and international law in the contemporary world -- Religion as a source of international law -- Human rights and cultural relativism: the false dichotomy -- Some arguments on the universality of human rights in Islam.
pt.3. Religions, values and constitutionalism within international human rights law -- Religion within the refugee context: squaring the circle? -- The advent of proportional human rights and the dignity inherent in individuals qua human beings -- The religiosity of jus cogens: a moral case for compliance? -- Why the Hindu caste system presents a new challenge for human rights.
pt.4. Islam, state practices and contemporary international law -- The role of Islam in human rights and development in Muslim states -- Human rights, natural justice and Pakistan's Shariat courts -- Women, Islamisation and human rights in Pakistan: developing strategies of resistance -- Nation-building in an Islamic state: minority rights and self-determination in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
pt.5. Islam, minorities rights and the implications of 9/11 -- Multiculturalism and extremism: international law perspectives -- Prayers, planners and pluralism: protecting the rights of minority religious groups -- 'Are you a Protestant or a Catholic Muslim?' The path of Muslim integration into Northern Ireland -- Religion, minority rights and Muslims of the United Kingdom.
|Description:||1 online resource (xvi, 569 p.)|
|Series Title:||Studies in religion, secular beliefs and human rights|
|Responsibility:||edited by Javaid Rehman and Susan C. Breau.|