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Official Republicanism, Liberty, and the Hijab

Cécile Laborde

in Critical Republicanism: The Hijab Controversy and Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199550210
eISBN:
9780191720857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550210.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Theory

Chapter 5 introduces the official republican defence of liberty as individual rational autonomy, and the idea that the republican state must emancipate vulnerable and oppressed young girls by banning ... More


How Deep Is the Water?

Douglas A Hicks

in With God on All Sides: Leadership in a Devout and Diverse America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195337174
eISBN:
9780199868407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337174.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Inviting generic “spirituality” into public debates does little to solve questions of religious practice. Secularism relegates religious language and symbols to the so-called private sphere. Calling ... More


Unveiling Mediation and Autonomy – Women's Rights as Citizenship and Reciprocity

Monica Mookherjee

in Women's Rights as Multicultural Claims: Reconfiguring Gender and Diversity in Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632794
eISBN:
9780748652556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632794.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter expresses support for the concept of conceiving women's rights as multicultural claims by highlights the issues of rights to mediation and autonomy and the presumption for educational ... More


“Without my headscarf I feel naked”: “Veiling,” Laïcité, Politics, and Islamist Discourse in North Cameroon

José C. M. Van Santen

in Powers: Religion as a Social and Spiritual Force

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231560
eISBN:
9780823235537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231560.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter examines the impact of Islamic discourse about the “veil” on the personal life of women in contemporary North Cameroon. Currently, there is a symbiotic ... More


Veiling in Western Europe Today

Sahar Amer

in What Is Veiling?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617756
eISBN:
9781469619804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617756.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter focuses on veiling in contemporary western Europe, with particular reference to debates among policymakers on how and whether to legislate veiling. It examines the expanding laws in ... More


The Making and the Unmaking of Europe in its Encounter with Islam: Negotiating French Republicanism and European Islam

Nilüfer Göle

in Varieties of World-Making: Beyond Globalization

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846310195
eISBN:
9781781380857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314346.010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the notion of a religious bond between human beings. The increasing presence of Islam in Europe poses the question of the transformation of a space that is actively insisting on ... More


The Republic and the Veil

John R. Bowen

in The French Republic: History, Values, Debates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449017
eISBN:
9780801460647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449017.003.0031
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter maps out the French theories and anxieties about Islamic headscarves from the late 1980s onward, when fears about international political Islam combined with the greater domestic ... More


Reducing disparities and polarizations in Europe

Pamela Irving Jackson and Peter Doerschler

in Benchmarking Muslim well-being in Europe: Reducing disparities and polarizations

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428875
eISBN:
9781447307716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428875.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Whether or not a Europe-wide benchmarking system is actually put into place, states and European agencies are moving in this direction as they develop complex sets of indicators alternative to the ... More


Margin of Appreciation

Eirik Bjorge

in Domestic Application of the ECHR: Courts as Faithful Trustees

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198743637
eISBN:
9780191803246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743637.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter analyses the jurisprudence of the domestic courts in connection with the doctrine of the margin of appreciation. Whilst it was seen in Chapter 4 that the Convention’s principle of ... More


Free Exercise of Religion

Amos N. Guiora

in Freedom from Religion: Rights and National Security

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199975907
eISBN:
9780190260194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199975907.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines free exercise of religion in relation to religious extremism and its implications for national security. It first considers the threats posed by religious symbols to national ... More


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