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Title Religion, law, and freedom : a global perspective / edited by Joel Thierstein and Yahya R. Kamalipour ; foreword by Cees J. Hamelink.
Imprint Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2000.

Subject Religion and law.
Freedom of information.
Alt Name Thierstein, Joel, 1961-
Kamalipour, Yahya R.
Description xxiv, 242 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-228) and index.
ISBN 0275964523 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 43050179
Table of Contents
 Tables and Figures 
 Foreword / Cees J. Hamelink 
IPerspectives on Eastern and Western Religions1
 1Historical Perspectives on Contemporary Freedom in America / Ron Manuto3
 2Religion, Religious Expression, and the Law in the European Union / Manny Paraschos17
 3Law and Religious Freedom in Medieval China: State Regulation of Buddhist Communities / Tanya Storch34
IIPress Freedom in Religious and Secular Societies45
 4The Problems of Press Freedom in Iran: From the Constitutional Revolution to the Islamic Revolution / Kazem Motamed-Nejad, Naiim Badii47
 5The "Monkey Trial" in the Land of the Bible: Modern Techniques of Religious Censorship - The Case Study of Israel / Yahiel Limor, Hillel Nossek63
 6Who Speaks for China? State Control over the Discourse on Opium / Alan Baumler81
 7Pluralism and Prior Restraint on Religious Communication in Nigeria: Policy versus Praxis / Bala Musa98
 8Latvian Legal and Liturgical Legacy: First Transgressions and Turmoil, then Technology and Tolerance / Riley Maynard112
IIIJournalism, Advertising, and Ethical Issues121
 9Professional Ethics and Sociopolitical Mobilization of Muslim Journalists: A Study of Communication, Ethics, and the Islamic Tradition / Hamid Mowlana123
 10Confucian Conflicts in Singaporean Advertising: A Case Study of the "Wonder Bra" Campaign / Linda K. Fuller141
IVReligion, Politics, Media, and Human Rights159
 11When Size Does Matter: How Church Size Determines Media Coverage of Religion / Michael J. Breen161
 12Transcultural Communications and the Antinomy between Freedom and Religion: A Comparison of Media Responses to the Rushdie Affair in Germany and the Middle East / Kai Hafez177
 13Japanese Media, Religion, and the Law / Dan Tinianow193
 14Economic Liberalization and Political Conservatism as Reflected in China's Media Development (1978-Present) / Guo Ke205
 15Faith in Human Rights: Human Rights in Faith / Nazila Ghanea-Hercock215
 Selected Bibliography227
 Table of Cases and Laws229
 About the Editors and Contributors239

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