Secularism(s) in Contemporary France Law, Policy, and Religious Diversity

The increasing visibility of Islam in France and the vehemence of debates about it have often contributed to narrow public perceptions of secularism to a simplistic antireligious crusade, a misleading image disseminated by the media and politicians alike. Taking the opposite stand, this book embarks...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Koussens, David
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2023, 2023
Edition:1st ed. 2023
Series:Boundaries of Religious Freedom: Regulating Religion in Diverse Societies
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1. From “French Laïcité” to the Pluralism of French Laïcités
  • Chapter 2. State Neutrality. A Challenge for Secularism
  • Chapter 3. The Legal Framework of French Secularism
  • Chapter 4. State Neutrality and the Common Expression of Religious Beliefs
  • Chapter 5. State Neutrality and the Individual Expression of Religious Beliefs
  • Chapter 6. Neutrality as a Test for All