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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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The Religion of Law: Race, Citizenship and Children's Belonging

ISBN13: 9781137029270
Published: September 2013
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £60.00
Paperback edition , ISBN13 9781137574312

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A timely and original examination into the ways in which religion is conceptualized in two areas of law relating to children - child welfare cases and education law and policy. The book focuses on the relationship between race, religion and culture, bringing critical race and religion perspectives from other disciplines to bear on law.

General Interest
1. Conceptualising Law's Religion: Socio-Legal Perspectives
2. Interrogating Law's Religion: Critical Perspectives
3. Non-Christianness in Adoption and Child Welfare Cases: Prioritising Racialised Religion
4. Orientalism, Belonging and Nationhood
5. Religion in Education: Christian legacy, Orientalist Positioning and Common Values
6. Faith in Schools: Racialised Religion, Community Cohesion and Belonging Conclusion