The manifestation of religious belief through dress: Human hights and constitutional issues

Gray, Anthony (2014) The manifestation of religious belief through dress: Human hights and constitutional issues. European Journal of Law Reform, 16 (2). pp. 329-352. ISSN 1387-2370

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Abstract

This article considers human rights and constitutional law issues associated with bans on expressions of religious belief. This finds most currency in terms of so-called burqa bans. Surprisingly, courts have not been as protective of the religious freedoms of individuals, including the right to express religious faith through dress, as might have been anticipated.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Access to published version restricted until 1 Jan 2015.
Faculty / Department / School: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Law and Justice
Date Deposited: 28 Dec 2014 12:39
Last Modified: 06 Jul 2016 01:15
Uncontrolled Keywords: burqa, niqab, hijab, religious freedom, Dahlab
Fields of Research : 18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180114 Human Rights Law
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 94 Law, Politics and Community Services > 9499 Other Law, Politics and Community Services > 949999 Law, Politics and Community Services not elsewhere classified
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/26383

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