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The Varieties of Religious Repression: Why Governments Restrict Religion

Ani Sarkissian

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199348084
eISBN:
9780190216368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348084.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Religious repression-defined as the nonviolent suppression of civil and political rights-is a growing global phenomenon, but one that has not received as much attention as violent religious ... More


Regulation as Control: State Repression of All Religious Groups

Ani Sarkissian

in The Varieties of Religious Repression: Why Governments Restrict Religion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199348084
eISBN:
9780190216368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348084.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines 27 states that repress all religious groups to understand the conditions under which they are able to repress and their motivations for doing so. Because political competition ... More


Introduction: Religion, Rights, and Repression

Ani Sarkissian

in The Varieties of Religious Repression: Why Governments Restrict Religion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199348084
eISBN:
9780190216368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348084.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter defines religious repression as the nonviolent suppression of civil and political rights and traces how it has become more common than violent persecution in recent years. It introduces ... More


Varieties of Religious Repression

Ani Sarkissian

in The Varieties of Religious Repression: Why Governments Restrict Religion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199348084
eISBN:
9780190216368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348084.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the types of religious repression that exist across the range of nondemocratic regimes and identifies their targets. First, it presents an overview of 13 types of restrictions ... More


Conclusion: Why Religious Repression Matters

Ani Sarkissian

in The Varieties of Religious Repression: Why Governments Restrict Religion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199348084
eISBN:
9780190216368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348084.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents an overview of the main theory and findings of the book, explaining why a focus on religious groups as important actors in civil society presents a novel and useful way of ... More


Religiously Repressive States in the Muslim World

Daniel Philpott

in Religious Freedom in Islam: The Fate of a Universal Human Right in the Muslim World Today

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190908188
eISBN:
9780190908218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908188.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter continues the book’s analysis of religious freedom in Muslim-majority states by looking at the third of three categories of regimes that are each defined by their political theology. ... More


A “Caodaist in Black” Returns to Live in Vietnam

Janet Alison Hoskins

in The Divine Eye and the Diaspora: Vietnamese Syncretism Becomes Transpacific Caodaism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840044
eISBN:
9780824868611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840044.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The fifth chapter explores the “Caodaists in black,” members of Tâm Tông Miếu, an esoteric temple dedicated to the “three great Asian traditions” of Taoism, Buddhism, and Confucianism in the ... More


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