The Varieties of Religious Repression: Why Governments Restrict Religion

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Religious repression--the non-violent suppression of civil and political rights--is a growing and global phenomenon. Though most often practiced in authoritarian countries, levels of religious repression nevertheless vary across a range of non-democratic regimes, including illiberal democracies and competitive authoritarian states. In The Varieties of Religious Repression , Ani Sarkissian argues that seemingly benign regulations and restrictions on religion are tools that non-democratic leaders use to repress independent ...

The Varieties of Religious Repression: Why Governments Restrict Religion 2015, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199348084

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