The Resource The price of freedom denied : religious persecution and conflict in the twenty-first century, Brian J. Grim, Roger Finke

The price of freedom denied : religious persecution and conflict in the twenty-first century, Brian J. Grim, Roger Finke

Label
The price of freedom denied : religious persecution and conflict in the twenty-first century
Title
The price of freedom denied
Title remainder
religious persecution and conflict in the twenty-first century
Statement of responsibility
Brian J. Grim, Roger Finke
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The Price of Freedom Denied shows that, contrary to popular opinion, ensuring religious freedom for all reduces violent religious persecution and conflict. Others have suggested that restrictions on religion are necessary to maintain order or preserve a peaceful religious homogeneity. Brian J. Grim and Roger Finke show that restricting religious freedoms is associated with higher levels of violent persecution. Relying on a new source of coded data for nearly 200 countries and case studies of six countries, the book offers a global profile of religious freedom and religious persecution. Grim and Finke report that persecution is evident in all regions and is standard fare for many. They also find that religious freedoms are routinely denied and that government and the society at large serve to restrict these freedoms. They conclude that the price of freedom denied is high indeed"--
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
323.44/209051
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BL640
LC item number
.G75 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge studies in social theory, religion, and politics
Label
The price of freedom denied : religious persecution and conflict in the twenty-first century, Brian J. Grim, Roger Finke
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-237) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Religious persecution : pervasive and pernicious -- Religious freedom : broken promises -- Persecution : the price of freedoms denied -- Case studies : Japan (high levels of religious freedoms), Brazil (freedoms with some tensions), and Nigeria (partitioned religion-state power) -- A closer look : China (religion viewed as a threat), India (social monolopy), and Iran (social and political monopoly) -- What about Muslim-majority countries? -- Do religious freedoms really matter? -- Appendix. Testing the competing arguments
Control code
ocn704938587
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 257 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511992537
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
3610768
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b3537911x
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)704938587
  • pebco0511990561

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