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Minority Religions under Irish Law: Islam in National and International Context

Edited by: Kathryn O'Sullivan

ISBN13: 9789004398238
Published: May 2019
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Hardback
Price: £94.00

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Minority Religions under Irish Law focuses the spotlight specifically on the legal protections afforded in Ireland to minority religions, generally, and to the Muslim community, in particular. Although predominantly focused on the Irish context, the book also boasts contributions from leading international academics, considering questions of broader global importance such as how to create an inclusive environment for minority religions and how to best to regulate religious tribunals. Reflecting on issues as diverse as the right to education, marriage recognition, Islamic finance and employment equality,

Minority Religions under Irish Law

provides a comprehensive and fresh look at the legal space occupied by many rapidly growing minority religions in Ireland, with a special focus on the Muslim community.

Irish Law, Islamic Law
1. Introduction
By Dr Kathryn O’Sullivan

Part I: ‘Accommodating Minority Religions: The International and Irish Context’
2. Law, Religion and Religious Minorities: Reflections on International Human Rights Law and Global Trends
By Professor M. Christian Green
3. Accommodating religious minorities in Ireland: the constitutional framework
By Dr Eoin Daly

Part II: ‘Islam and Irish Law: Implications for the Muslim Community in Ireland’
4. Muslim in Ireland: History, Demographics and Debates
By Dr James Carr
5. The Accommodation of Islam in the Irish Workplace, Classroom and Hospital
By Dr Claire Hogan BL
6. Recognition of Muslim Marriage Ceremonies in Ireland: An Analysis
By Dr Susan Leahy and Dr Kathryn O’Sullivan
7. Overseas Marriage and Divorce in Islamic Form: A Critical Perspective on the Development of Irish Private International Law
By Dr Máire Ní Shuilleabháin
8. A Comparative Review of the Accommodation of Islamic Finance in Irish Law
By Dr Edana Richardson

Part III: ‘International Perspectives on Sharia Councils: Regulation and Governance’
9. The Legal Framework for Regulating Shariah Councils in the UK: A Potential Model for Ireland?
By Dr Amin Al-Astewani
10. Institutional Design and Private Community Governance: Assessing the usefulness of the ‘Parity Governance Model’ in Muslim Family Law Debates
By Dr Samia Bano