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Law and religion in multicultural societies

Law and religion in multicultural societies

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Published by DJØF Pub. in Copenhagen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion and law -- Congresses,
  • Multiculturalism -- Religious aspects -- Congresses,
  • Comparative law -- Congresses,
  • Religions -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRubya Mehdi ... [et al.] (eds.).
    GenreCongresses
    SeriesReligion in the 21st century -- no. 23, Religion i det 21. århundrede -- nr. 23.
    ContributionsMehdi, Rubya.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL65.L33 L395 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination246 p. :
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23208561M
    ISBN 108757418438
    ISBN 109788757418439
    LC Control Number2009294148

    Culture (/ ˈ k ʌ l tʃ ər /) is an umbrella term which encompasses the social behavior and norms found in human societies, as well as the knowledge, beliefs, arts, laws, customs, capabilities, and habits of the individuals in these groups.. Humans acquire culture through the learning processes of enculturation and socialization, which is shown by the diversity of cultures across societies. _____, one of the first sociologists to emphasize that religion is essential to the maintenance of society, suggested that religion is a cultural universal found in all societies because it meets basic human needs and serves important societal functions. a. Emile Durkheim b. Max Weber c. Talcott Parsons d. Robert Merton. Religion is a social-cultural system of designated behaviors and practices, morals, worldviews, texts, sanctified places, prophecies, ethics, or organizations, that relates humanity to supernatural, transcendental, or spiritual elements. However, there is no scholarly consensus over what precisely constitutes a religion. Different religions may or may not contain various elements ranging from.


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Section 31 (2) of the Constitution subjects the rights of both religious and cultural adherents to practice in fellowship in terms of s 31 to the same requirement of consistency with the Bill of Rights. 1st Edition Published on February 3, by Routledge Contemporary European societies are multi-ethnic and multi-cultural, certainly in terms of the diversity Muslim Families, Politics and the Law: A Legal Industry in Multicultur.

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Multiculturalism stands as a challenge to liberal democracy. In liberal democracies, all citizens should be treated equally under the law by abstracting the common identity of “citizen” from the real social, cultural, political, and economic positions and identities of real members of society.

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I. ‘MULTICULTURALISM’ Cultural diversity exists in most societies. Bhikhu Parekh speaks, on the one hand, about individuals and groups who share the dominant hegemonic system of meaning, but who want to pluralize this hegemonic system.

On the.