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Derived from the renowned multi-volume 'International Encyclopaedia of Laws', this convenient resource provides systematic information on how estonia deals with the role religion plays or can play in society, the legal status of religious communities and institutions, and the legal interaction among religion, culture, education, and media.
After a genral introduction describing the social and historical background, the book goes on to explain the legal framework in which religion is approached. Coverage proceeds from the principle of religious freedom through the rights and contractual obligations of religious communities; international, transnational, and religious law effects; and the parameters affecting the influence of religion in politics and public life. Also covered are legal positions on religion in such a specific fields as church financing, labour and employment, and matrimonial family law. A clear and comprehensive overview of relevant legislation and legal doctrine make the book an invaluable reference source and very useful guide.