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IEL Religion Law Contents

The International Encyclopaedia of Laws (IEL) Religion includes information in book-length form written in English for 5 countries.  The monographs are written by legal academics and/or practitioners with expertise in religion for those countries.  The monographs enable comparative research in religion.  These monographs include a general introduction on religion followed by specialized chapters.  A more detailed Table of Contents follows:

Table of Contents
The Author
List of Abbreviations
General Introduction
Selected Bibliography
Part I. Legal Framework and Sources
Part II. Religious Freedom in General
Part III. Legal Status of Religious Communities
Part IV. International, Transnational, Regional Effects on Religious
Part V. Religion and Politics
Part VI. Labour Law within Religious Communities
Part VII. Religious Communities and Protections of the Individual
Part VIII. Church Financing
Part IX. Education
Part X. Matrimonial and Family Law
Part XI. Religion and Culture
Part XII. Religious Assistance in Public Institutions
Part XIII. Religions in the Social Field
Part XIV. Sunday and Religious Holiday Protection
Part XV. The Burial System
Part XVI. Data Law
Part XVII. The Law on Aliens
Part XVIII. The Law on Foundations
Table of Statutes
Table of Cases

National Monographs by Country

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Lyonette Louis-Jacques
Foreign and International Law
Librarian and Lecturer in Law
D'Angelo Law Library
University of Chicago Law School
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