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- DescriptionExploring cases in different parts of the world, this book offers a practical insight for understanding the relations of NRMs and other minority religions and the law from the perspective of legal cases. Including contributions from scholars, legal practitioners, actual or former members.
- Author BiographyJames Richardson, JD, PhD, is Professor of Sociology and Judicial Studies at the University of Nevada in Reno, where he directs the Grant Sawyer Center for Justice Studies, as well as the Judicial Studies graduate degree program for trial judges. His latest books include Regulating Religion: Case Studies from around the Globe (2004) and Saints under Siege: The Texas Raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints (with Stuart Wright, 2011). He has published over 250 articles and book chapters, and worked on 10 books, mostly on new and minority faiths. In recent years his focus has been on legal aspects of social control of religions. He is the incoming president of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion. FranA ois Bellanger, PhD, Professor of Law (University of Geneva), Attorney at Law, has been a legal expert on cults for the Department of Justice of the Canton of Geneva (Switzerland) and is one of the authors of the official report on illegal sectarian practices published in Geneva in 1997 ('Audit sur les derives sectaires'). He has published several articles on cults and religious freedom. He is the President of the Information Center on Beliefs in Geneva.
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication28/09/2014
- GenreAlternative Belief Systems
- Series TitleRoutledge Inform Series on Minority Religions and Spiritual Movements
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintAshgate Publishing Limited
- Weight698 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Edited byJames T. Richardson,Professor Francois Bellanger
- Series Edited byProfessor Eileen Barker
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