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Liberty as Recognition

Liberty as Recognition

Chapter:
(p.158) Chapter Fourteen Liberty as Recognition
Source:
Politics of Religious Freedom
Author(s):
Nandini Chatterjee
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226248646.003.0017

This essay reviews a series of controversies involving different conceptions of religious freedom in India, and charts the clashes between religious freedom conceptualized as jurisdictional autonomy versus religious freedom conceived as social justice justifying state intervention following the promulgation of the Indian constitution in 1950.

Keywords:   India, religious establishment, Indian constitution, legal history, jurisdiction, Indian secularism

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