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Books and articles

Silvio Ferrari, Roberta Medda-Windischer, Kerstin Wonisch (eds.) (2021). Religious Minorities in Europe and Beyond: A Critical Appraisal in a Global Perspective, in Religions. Special Issue https://www.mdpi.com





Marco Ventura (ed.), The legal status of old and new religious minorities in the European Union, Granada, Comares 2021 https://www.churchstate.eu




Daniele Ferrari, Legal Code of Religious Minority Rights. Sources in International and European Law, Abingdon, Routledge, 2021 https://www.routledge.com 



Reference texts

Bastian J.-P. – Messner F. (dir.) (2007). Minorités religieuses dans l’éspace européen. Approches sociologiques et juridiques. Strasbourg, PUF

Berend N., Hameau-Masse Y., Nemo-Pekelman C., Tolan J. (eds.) (2017). Religious Minorities in Christian, Jewish and Muslim Law (5th-15th centuries). Brepols, Turnhout

Berry S.E. (2012). A Tale Of Two Instruments: Religious Minorities And The Council Of Europe’s Rights Regime, Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights, 30, 1,

Bielefeldt H., Ghanea N., Wiener M. (eds.) (2016). Freedom of Religion or Belief. An International Law Commentary. Oxford. Oxford University Press 

Bretscher F. (2020). Protecting the Religious Freedom of New Minorities in International Law.      Abingdon, Routledge 

Chryssides G.D. (2018), Minority Religions in Europe and the Middle East. London, Routledge

Ferrari D. (2019), Il concetto di minoranza religiosa dal diritto internazionale al diritto europeo. Genesi, sviluppo e circolazione. Bologna, Mulino 

Ferrari S. (2020), Religious Minorities and Legal Pluralism in Europe, in Kerstin von der Decken and Angelika Günzel (eds.), Staat - Religion - Recht: Festschrift für Gerhard Robbers zum 70. Geburtstag, Baden-Baden, Nomos, 353-368

Ferrari S. (2021). The protection and promotion of religious minorities in the EU countries. A perspective from law and religion, in European Consortium for Church and State Research, The legal status of old and new religious minorities in the European Union. Granada, Comares, 19-34

Fokas E. (2018). The Legal Status of Religious Minorities: Exploring the Impact of the European Court of Human Rights, Social Compass, 65, 1, 25-42

Ghanea N. (2012). Are Religious Minorities Really Minorities?, Oxford Journal of Law and Religion, 1,1, 57-79

Gunner G., Slotte P. (2019).  The Rights of Religious Minorities, Geneva, Globethics.net

Gunner G., Slotte P., Kitanovic E. (eds.) (2019). Human Rights, Religious Freedom and Faces of Faith, Geneva, Globethics.net

Henrard K. (2016). The European Court of Human Rights, Ethnic and Religious Minorities and the Two Dimensions of the Right to Equal Treatment: Jurisprudence at Different Speeds? Nordic Journal of Human Rights 157-177

Henrard K. (2009). Minority Specific Rights: A Protection of Religious Minorities Going Beyond Freedom of Religion?,5, European Yearbook on Minority Issues, 62,1

Henrard K. (2011), The ambiguous relationship between religious minorities and fundamental (minority) rights, The Hague, Eleven International Publishing.

Mahmood S. (2015). Religious difference in a secular age. A minority report, Princeton, Princeton Univ. Press 

Triandafyllidou A. – Magazzini T. (eds.) (2020). Routledge Handbook on the Governance of Religious Diversity, Abingdon, Routledge

Van der Ven J. A. (2008). Religious Rights for Minorities in a Policy of Recognition,  Religion and Human Rights, 3, 155-83


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