Clashing Overpopulation(s): The Religious, the Secular, and the Unnatural “Conception” of Human Multitudes with Rights

Overpopulation is a fraught concept because it immediately involves several competing ideas. First, the primary objectives of the human race vis a vis reproduction. Second, conflicting ecological understandings of the planet and the human impact on it, and finally, complex contradictions regarding what humans can and should “do” about all…

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La recezione delle ADR nella cultura giuridica giapponese. Primi spunti di riflessione per un approccio interculturale

This paper focuses on recent Japanese law regarding alternative dispute management tools (ADR). Since ADRs are tools born within American legal culture, their introduction in Japan constitutes a specific case of legal transplant, with significant consequences in terms of acceptance by the receiving legal system. The relative lack of litigation…

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L’utilizzo delle religioni nel marketing d’impresa. Profili di tutela giuridica

Religion and economy together constitute the broadest religious marketing system. Everyday the believer, influenced by his/her religion, makes choices that respect the fideistic precepts in which he/she finds himself/herself reflected. Thus, for many years, companies have produced goods and services that are religiously oriented. In this way, the believer-consumer receives…

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Lo straniero errante. Il kirpan e le ragioni dell’“errore” dei Sikh

Recent judicial proceedings involving members of the Sikh community offer the opportunity to reflect on the approach employed by Italian jurisprudence towards “new” manifestations of religious freedom in the ever-changing national social context. The judges have determined that public carry of the kirpan, a symbol that is integral to the…

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The Relationship between Religious Law and Modern Legal Systems: the Case of Religious Jurisdictions

Despite the assumption that the public sphere is secular, a relationship between religion and law is still present in the daily practice of interpreters of civil law systems. Religious affiliation often leads the faithful to involve religious courts in the resolution of disputes, and to accept their judgements as binding….

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Le influenze religiose nel mercato di beni tra libertà giuridiche ed economiche

Religiously oriented markets have experienced rapid development over the past decade. The production of religious goods, although not without some setbacks, has become one of the main economic activities for many companies. The religious aspects of this market make it both particularly complex to analyze and extremely inviting for businesses….

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Diritto Religioni Culture. La preparazione del giurista alle sfide della società contemporanea

Law is a constitutive element of social life.The cultural and religious pluralism of contemporary societies raises issues related to encounters between people belonging to different cultures or religions. To solve the consequent problems we have to become able to manage the inevitable “cultural shock” that can derive from such situation….

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Islam and Elder Care in Egypt after the Arab Spring Uprisings between Divine Law and Secular Law: Quo Vadis?

An accurate and thoughtful understanding of the Islamic perception of the essential rights of elderly Muslims that considers the substantial contemporary fluctuations and adaptations of their cultural, economic, social, and emotional necessities, evolutions, and renovations calls for attention to Shari‘a (Islamic) principles and religious norms.

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