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
Date Written: April 1, 2016
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
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