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Compulsory religious education in Turkey

Compulsory religious education in Turkey

Çınar, Özgür H. (2013) Compulsory religious education in Turkey. Religion and Human Rights: An International Journal, 8 (3). pp. 223-241. ISSN 1871-031X (Print), 1871-0328 (Online) (doi:https://doi.org/10.1163/18710328-12341253)

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Abstract

The question of religious education has been debated in Turkey since the founding of the Republic of Turkey in 1923. However, with Turkey’s commencement of the accession process towards becoming a full member of the European Union, this debate has intensified and after the judgment in the Hasan and Eylem Zengin case at the European Court of Human Rights in 2007 obligations arising from international law has become more impellent.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Issue 3: Freedom of Religion and Belief in Turkey.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Alevism, compulsory Religious Culture and Ethics classes, European Court of Human Rights, European Union, right to education, secularism.
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities
Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities > Department of Law
Last Modified: 08 Jun 2019 01:40
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
Selected for GREAT 2019: GREAT 1
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/23846

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