Religion and the Constitutional Order in the Orbit of the European Union: De-Constructing State Neutrality in Germany and Turkey

Anwar Alam and Konrad Pedzwiatr (eds.) Multiculturalism, Secularism and Muslim Identity Politics in Europe and India, New Century Publications/New Delhi , 2016

11 Pages Posted: 4 Oct 2018

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Kyriaki Topidi

European Centre for Minority Issues; Institute of Law and Religion /Faculty of Law

Date Written: April 1, 2016

Abstract

The chapter uses as its starting point the notion of state neutrality to problematize and reflect on the connection between religious rights and the EU constitutional space. It aims to deconstruct the notion of state neutrality towards religion and to do so compares the cases of Germany with Turkey.

Keywords: EU membership, religious rights, state neutrality, Germany, Turkey

Suggested Citation

Topidi, Kyriaki, Religion and the Constitutional Order in the Orbit of the European Union: De-Constructing State Neutrality in Germany and Turkey (April 1, 2016). Anwar Alam and Konrad Pedzwiatr (eds.) Multiculturalism, Secularism and Muslim Identity Politics in Europe and India, New Century Publications/New Delhi , 2016 , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3246672

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