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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Annotated Legal Documents on Islam in Europe: The Netherlands

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Edited by: Agnieszka Szumigalska

ISBN13: 9789004290174
Published: April 2015
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Paperback
Price: £56.00

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This volume of Annoted Legal Documents on Islam in Europe covers the Netherland and consists of an annotated collection of legal documents affecting the status of Islam and Muslims. The legal texts are published in the original Dutch language while the annotations and supporting material are in English. By legal documents are meant the texts of legislation, including relevant secondary legislation, as well as significant court decisions. Each legal text is preceded by an introduction describing the historical, political and legal circumstances of its adoption, plus a short paragraph summarizing its content. The focus of the collection is on the religious dimensions of being Muslim in Europe, i.e. on individuals' access to practise their religious obligations and on the ability to organize and manifest their religious life.

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European Jurisdictions, Islamic Law
Foreword by the Editors General Introduction
1. Status of religious communities
2. Relations between the state and Islam
3. State support for Islamic religious communities
4. Muslims in integration law
5. Mosques and prayer houses
6. Burial and cemeteries
7. Education and schools
8. Further and higher (tertiary) education
9. Islamic chaplaincy in public institutions
10. Employment and social law
11. Islamic slaughter
12. Islamic dress
13. Criminal law
14. Family law