Reasonable Accommodation will appeal to professors and students in areas such as law, religious studies, and social sciences, as well as policy-makers interested in religion and multiculturalism in Canada.
Lori G. Beaman is Canada Research Chair in the Contextualization of Religion in a Diverse Canada, director of the Religion and Diversity Project, and a professor in the Department of Classics and Religious Studies at the University of Ottawa. Contributors: Natasha Bakht, James A. Beckford, Peter Beyer, Gary D. Bouma, Avigail Eisenberg, Solange Lefebvre, Ole Riis, and Heather Shipley.
Contents Introduction: Exploring Reasonable Accommodation / Lori G. Beaman 1 Religion and Immigration in a Changing Canada: The Reasonable Accommodation of "Reasonable Accommodation"? / Peter Beyer 2 Religion in Court, Between an Objective and a Subjective Definition / Solange Lefebvre 3 Identity Quietism and Political Exclusion / Avigail Eisenberg 4 Veiled Objections: Facing Public Opposition to the Niqab / Natasha Bakht 5 Public Responses to Religious Diversity in Britain and France / James A. Beckford 6 Beyond Reasonable Accommodation: The Case of Australia / Gary D. Bouma 7 One of These Things Is Not like the Other: Sexual Diversity and Accommodation / Heather Shipley 8 Religion as a Multicultural Marker in Advanced Modern Society / Ole Riis Conclusion: Alternatives to Reasonable Accommodation / Lori G. Beaman List of Contributors Index