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The Resource Discrimination against Atheists : a New Legal Hierarchy among Religious Beliefs, (electronic resource)

Discrimination against Atheists : a New Legal Hierarchy among Religious Beliefs, (electronic resource)

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Discrimination against Atheists : a New Legal Hierarchy among Religious Beliefs
Title
Discrimination against Atheists
Title remainder
a New Legal Hierarchy among Religious Beliefs
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Weiler-Harwell examines continuing, legal, discrimination against atheists, as made clear in two cases: Boy Scouts of America v. Dale (2000) and Elk Grove Unified School District v. Newdow (2004). These rulings created a new, discriminatory level of distinction for believers versus non-believers that is ahistorical in light of previous Supreme Court precedent. Both cases created new standards for analyzing equality under the law for non-conformists such as atheists, shaping a new hierarchy of protected and unprotected forms of religious belief. The new judicial standards elevate monotheistic r
Member of
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Weiler-Harwell, Nina
Dewey number
  • 342.7308/52
  • 342.730852
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Law and Society
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  • Atheists
  • Religious discrimination
Label
Discrimination against Atheists : a New Legal Hierarchy among Religious Beliefs, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-187) and index
Contents
Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: Atheists and America's Civil Religion; Chapter 3: The Boy Scouts and Atheist Exclusion; Chapter 4: Michael Newdow and the Pledge of Allegiance:Is Participation in Civil Religion Truly Voluntary?; Chapter 5: Prospects for Future Action; Bibliography; Cases Cited; Index
Control code
ocn818819108
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (204 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781593326753
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818819108
Label
Discrimination against Atheists : a New Legal Hierarchy among Religious Beliefs, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-187) and index
Contents
Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: Atheists and America's Civil Religion; Chapter 3: The Boy Scouts and Atheist Exclusion; Chapter 4: Michael Newdow and the Pledge of Allegiance:Is Participation in Civil Religion Truly Voluntary?; Chapter 5: Prospects for Future Action; Bibliography; Cases Cited; Index
Control code
ocn818819108
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (204 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781593326753
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818819108

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