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Regulating religion : case studies from around the globe

Regulating religion : case studies from around the globe

Author: James T Richardson
Publisher: New York : Kluwer Academic/Plenum, ©2004.
Series: Critical issues in social justice.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

As such, this analysis falls within the broad area of the sociology of social control and more specifically, legal social control, a topic of great interest when studying how contemporary societies  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Estudio de casos
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James T Richardson
ISBN: 0306478862 9780306478864 0306478870 9780306478871
OCLC Number: 760639741
Description: xiv, 578 p. : il. ; 26 cm.
Contents: 1. Regulating Religion: A Sociological and Historical Introduction; J.T. Richardson. * I: Special Problem Areas in Western Europe. 2. `Laicite, Dystopia' and the Reaction to New Religious Movements in France; J.A. Beckford. 3. Anti-Cultism in the French Parliament: Desperate Last Stand or an Opportune Leap Forward? A Critical Analysis of the 12 June 2001 Act; C. Dulvert. 4. Is there a Unique French Policy of Cults?: A European Perspective; N. Luca. 5. Holy Mountains and Anti-Cult Ecology: The Campaign against the Aumist Religion in France; M. Introvigne. 6. The German Enquete Commission on Sects: Political Conflicts and Compromises; H. Seiwert. 7. Germany's Islamic Minority: Some Remarks on the Historical and Legal Developments; W. Aires. 8. Belgium's Anti-Sect Policy; W. Fautre. 9. Pseudoscience versus Minority Religions: An Evaluation of the Brainwashing Theories of Jean-Marie Abgrall; D. Anthony, T. Robbins. 10. Brainwashing Theories in European Parliamentary and Administrative Reports on Cults and Sects; J.T. Richardson, M. Introvigne. 11. The Twelve Tribes Messianic Communities, the Ant-Cult Movement, and Governmental Response; J.A. Swantko. * II: More Tolerant European Countries. 12. New Religions in the Republic of Italy; M.W. Homer. 13. Foredoomed to Failure: The Anti-Cult Movement in the Netherlands; R. Singelenberg. 14. Regulating New Religions in Denmark; M. Rothstein. 15. Social Justice and Minority Religions in Prison: The Case of England and Wales; J.A.Beckford. * III: Former Communist Countries and the Treatment of Minority Religions. 16. Legal Regulation of Religions in Russia: New Developments; J.T. Richardson, G.A. Krylova, M.S. Shterin. 17. New Religious Movements and the State in Poland; T. Doktor. 18. Anti-Cult Movements and the Governmental Reports on Sects and Cults: The Case of Poland; A.Z. Ko cia ska. 19. Freedom of Religion and Minority Religions in Hungary; B. Schanda. 20. Law and Religion in the Czech Republic: Recent Developments; L. Muller. 21. Religion and Society in Tension in Croatia: Social and Legal Status of Religious Communities; S. Zrins ak. 22. Religion and Law in Uzbekistan: Renaissance and Repression in the Authoritarian Context; R.R. Hanks. * IV: Australia, India and the Far East. 23. Social Justice Issues in Management of Religious Diversity in Australia; G.D. Bouma. 24. The Rehabilitation and Regulation of Religion in Singapore; M. Hill. 25. Cult Controversies and Legal Developments Concerning New Religions in Japan and China; J.T. Richardson, B. Edelman. 26. Religion, Law, and Minorities in India: Problems with Judicial Regulation; B. Rao. * V: North and South America. 27. Public Management of Religious Diversity in Canada: Development of Technocratic Pluralism; P. Cote. 28. The Legal Situation if Religious Minorities in Mexico: The Current Situation, Problems, and Conflicts; C. Garma Navarro. 29. Cult Controversies and Government Control of New Religious Movements in Argentina,
Series Title: Critical issues in social justice.
Responsibility: edited by James T. Richardson.


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