The following is a selection of relevant books and journal articles on the equality issues around religion or belief. Please email our Library and Information Services Manager if you have a suggestion for a book or journal article to add to this list.
Adentire, J (2019) Religious Beliefs and Conscientious Exemptions in a Liberal State, Oxford: Hart Publishing.
Alidadi, K. (2017) Religion, Equality and Employment in Europe The Case for Reasonable Accommodation, Hart Publishing.
Brierley, P, (2014) UK Church Statistics, Number 2, 2010 to 2020, ADBC Publishers.
Choudhury, T. and Fenwick, H. (2011) The Impact of Counter-terrorism on Muslim Communities, EHRC Research report no. 72, Manchester: Equality and Human Rights Commission.
Cooper, Z. Lodge, G (2008) Faith in the nation: religion, identity and the public realm in Britain today, London: The Institute for Public Policy Research.
Davie, G. (1994) Religion in Britain since 1945: Believing without belonging. Oxford: Blackwell.
Dinham, A. (2009) Faith in the public realm: controversies, policies and practices. Bristol: The Policy Press.
Dobbs, J. (2006) Focus on ethnicity and religion. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Donald A. (2012) Religion or Belief, Equality and Human Rights in England and Wales, Equality and Human Rights Commission Research report 84. Manchester: Equality and Human Rights Commission.
Edge P, Vickers L. (2015) Review of equality and human rights law relating to religion or belief, Equality and Human Rights Commission Research report 97, Manchester: Equality and Human Rights Commission.
Equality and Human Rights Commission (2016) Religion or belief: a guide to the law, Manchester: Equality and Human Rights Commission.
Equality and Human Rights Commission (2016) Religion or belief? Is the law working?, Manchester: Equality and Human Rights Commission.
Equality and Human Rights Commission (2013) Religion or Belief in the Workplace: A Guide for Employers Following Recent European Court of Human Rights Judgments, Manchester: Equality and Human Rights Commission.
Equality and Human Rights Commission (2013) Religion or belief in the workplace: An explanation of recent European Court of Human Rights judgments, Manchester: Equality and Human Rights Commission.
Foster, N (2016) Freedom of religion and balancing clauses in discrimination, Oxford Journal of Law and Religion, 5(3), pp.385-430.
Hatzis, N. (2011) Personal Religious Beliefs in the Workplace: How Not to Define Indirect Discrimination, Modern Law Review, 74(2), pp. 287-305.
Howard, E (2019) Law and the Wearing of Religious Symbols in Europe, 2nd edition, London: Routledge.
Howard, E. (2014) Protecting Freedom to Manifest One’s Religion or Belief: Strasbourg or Luxembourg? Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights, 32 (2), pp. 159-182.
Howard, E. (2013) ;Reasonable Accommodation of Religion and other Discrimination Grounds in EU law; European Law Review 38(3), pp.360-375.
Howard, E. (2012) Banning Islamic Veils - Is Gender Equality a Valid Argument? International Journal of Discrimination and the Law, 12(3), pp.147-165.
Howard, E. (2012) Law and the Wearing of Religious Symbols: European Bans on the Wearing of Religious Symbols in Education, London and New York: Routledge.
Howard, E. (2011) ‘Bans on the Wearing of Religious Symbols in British Schools: a Violation of the Right to Non-discrimination?’ Journal of Religion and Human Rights 6 (2), pp. 127-149.
Howard, E. (2009) ‘School Bans on the Wearing of Religious Symbols: Examining the Implications of Recent Case Law from the UK’ Journal of Religion and Human Rights 4 (1), pp. 7-24.
Hunt, R. (2009) Religion and sexual orientation: how to manage relations in the workplace. London: Stonewall.
Jolly, S (2017) Religious discrimination in the workplace: the European Court of Justice confronts a challenge, European Human Rights Law Review, 3, pp.308-314.
Knights, S. (2007) Freedom of Religion, Minorities and the Law. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Levey, G et al (2009) Secularism, religion and multicultural citizenship Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
McAndrew, S. (2010) ‘Religious Faith and Contemporary Attitudes' in A. Park, J. Curtice, K. Thomson, M. Phillips, E. Clery and S. Butt (ed.), British Social Attitudes 26th Report. London: Sage, 87-113.
McColgan, A. (2009) “Class Wars? Religion and (In) equality in the Workplace” Industrial Law Journal, 2009, 38(1), page(s) pp.1-29.
McCrudden, C. (2011) Religion, human rights, equality and the public sphere, Ecclesiastical Law Journal, 13 (1), pp.. 26-38
McGoldrick, D. (2006). Human rights and religion: the Islamic headscarf debate in Europe. Oxford: Hart Publishing.
Monaghan, K; Du Plessis, M; Malhi, T. (2003) Race, Religion and Ethnicity Discrimination: Using International Human Rights Law, London: Justice.
Perfect, D. and Perfect, S. (2019) ‘Religion or belief, equality and human rights law and the media’, in R. Sandberg, N. Doe, B. Kane and C. Roberts (eds.), Research Handbook on Interdisciplinary Approaches to Law and Religion (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2019).
Perfect, D. (2011) Religion or Belief. Manchester: EHRC Briefing Paper no. 1.
Perfect, D (2014) The EHRC's work on religion or belief, Law and Justice, No.173, pp.113-128
Purdam, K; Afkhami, R; Crockett, A et al, Religion in the UK: An Overview of Equality Statistics and Evidence Gaps. Journal of Contemporary Religion, 2007, 22(2), pp. 147-168
Sandberg, R. (2011) Law and religion, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Sandberg, R. (2011) The right to discriminate, Ecclesiastical Law Journal, 13(2), pp.157-181.
Stuart, A. (2010) 'Freedom of religion and gender equality: inclusive or exclusive?' Human Rights Law Review, 10 (3): 425-59.
Vickers, L. (2010) Religious Discrimination within the Workplace: An Emerging Hierarchy?' Ecclesiastical Law Review, 12, 3: 280-303
Vickers, L. (2011) Promoting equality or fostering resentment? The public sector equality duty and religion and belief, Legal Studies, 31 (1), pp. 135-158
Vickers, L. (2016) Religious Freedom, Religious Discrimination and the Workplace, 2nd edition, Oxford: Hart Publishing.
Voas, D, Ling,R. (2010) ‘Religion in Britain and the United States’ in A. Park, J. Curtice, K. Thomson, M. Phillips, E. Clery and S. Butt (ed.), British Social Attitudes 26th Report London: Sage.
Weller, P. (2006) Addressing Religious Discrimination and Islamophobia: Muslims and Liberal Democracies, Journal of Islamic Studies, 17 (3), pp. 295-325.
Weller, P. (2008) Religious Diversity in the UK: Contours and Issues. London and New York: Continuum
Weller, P. (2011) Religious Discrimination in Britain: A Review of Research Evidence, 2000-10, EHRC Research report no. 73. Manchester: Equality and Human Rights Commission.
Wintemute R (2014) Accommodating religious beliefs: harm, clothing or symbols, and refusals to serve others, The Modern Law Review 77(2), pp.223–253
Woodhead, L. (2011) Recent Research on Religion, Discrimination, and Good Relations. Report for the Equality and Human Rights Commission.
Woodhead, L. Catto, R (2009) 'Religion or belief': identifying issues and priorities, Research report 48, Manchester: Equality and Human Rights Commission.
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Last updated: 08 Jan 2020