ISBN-10:
0415159776
ISBN-13:
9780415159777
Pub. Date:
10/29/1997
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Freedom of Religion and Belief: A World Report / Edition 1

Freedom of Religion and Belief: A World Report / Edition 1

by Kevin Boyle, Juliet Sheen

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Overview

This book provides a detailed and impartial account of how the individual's right to hold beliefs is understood, protected or denied in theory and practice throughout the world. Consisting of accessible, short edited entries based on drafts commissioned from experts

living in the countries surveyed, it exposes persecution and discrimination in virtually all world regions.

Freedom of Religion and Belief has been prepared by the Human Rights Centre of the University of Essex is conjunction with Project Tandem, Inc. in the

US.

A large number of specialists from around the world have contributed data and analysis. Covering over fifty countries in five regions, this book will be invaluable to those professionally involved in human rights organizations, international lawyers, and students of human

rights, international relations and political science.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415159777
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/29/1997
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x 1.13(d)
Lexile: 1430L (what's this?)

About the Author

Kevin Boyle is a Professor of Law and the Direcotr of hte Human Rights Centre, Univeristy of Essex. He is a Barrister at Law in Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and England with considerable experience of international human rights litigation under the European Convention of Human Rights. Juliet Sheen is a Fellow of the Human Rights Centre, Univeristy of Essex. In 1994 she established an independent consultancy in human rights, specialising in the area of freedom of region and belief.

Hometown:

Bexley, Ohio

Date of Birth:

October 7, 1960

Place of Birth:

Detroit, Michigan

Education:

B.A., University of Detroit, 1982; M.A., University of Michigan, 1984; Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1990

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