Creating a fairer Britain
If you are an organisation and would like a publication in an alternative format please contact the Engagement desk. If you are an individual please contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).
The following is a selection of key books and journal articles available in the Equality & Human Rights Commission’s Library & Information Service.
Addison, N (2007) Religious Discrimination and Hatred Law, London and New York: Routledge.
Barnes, H. (2006) Born in the UK: Young Muslims in Britain, London: Foreign Policy Centre.
Brierley, P. (2008) UK Christian Handbook religious trends 7 - 2007/2008: British religion in the 21st century what the statistics indicate. Swindon: Christian Research.
Brierley, P. (2006) Pulling out of the Nosedive: A Contemporary Picture of Churchgoing, London: Christian Research
Choudhury, T. and Fenwick, H. (2011) The Impact of Counter-terrorism on Muslim Communities, EHRC Research report no. 72, Manchester: Equality and Human Rights Commission.
Cooper, Z. Lodge, G (2008) Faith in the nation: religion, identity and the public realm in Britain today, London: The Institute for Public Policy Research.
Davie, G. (1994) Religion in Britain since 1945: Believing without belonging. Oxford: Blackwell.
Dinham, A. (2009) Faith in the public realm: controversies, policies and practices. Bristol: The Policy Press.
Dobbs, J. (2006) Focus on ethnicity and religion. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Furbey, R. (2006) Faith as social capital: connecting or dividing. Bristol: Policy Press.
Hatzis, N. (2011) Personal Religious Beliefs in the Workplace: How Not to Define Indirect Discrimination, Modern Law Review, 74(2), pp. 287-305.
Howard, E. (2012) Law and the Wearing of Religious Symbols: European Bans on the Wearing of Religious Symbols in Education, London and New York: Routledge.
Howard, E. (2011) ‘Bans on the Wearing of Religious Symbols in British Schools: a Violation of the Right to Non-discrimination?’ Journal of Religion and Human Rights 6 (2), pp. 127-149.
Howard, E. (2009) ‘School Bans on the Wearing of Religious Symbols: Examining the Implications of Recent Case Law from the UK’ Journal of Religion and Human Rights 4 (1), pp. 7-24.
Hunt, R. (2009) Religion and sexual orientation: how to manage relations in the workplace. London: Stonewall.
Knights, S. (2007) Freedom of Religion, Minorities and the Law. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Levey, G et al (2009) Secularism, religion and multicultural citizenship Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
McAndrew, S. (2010) ‘Religious Faith and Contemporary Attitudes' in A. Park, J. Curtice, K. Thomson, M. Phillips, E. Clery and S. Butt (ed.), British Social Attitudes 26th Report. London: Sage, 87-113.
McColgan, A. (2009) “Class Wars? Religion and (In) equality in the Workplace” Industrial Law Journal, 2009, 38(1), page(s) pp.1-29.
McCrudden, C. (2011) Religion, human rights, equality and the public sphere, Ecclesiastical Law Journal, 13 (1), pp.. 26-38
McGoldrick, D. (2006). Human rights and religion: the Islamic headscarf debate in Europe. Oxford: Hart Publishing.
Monaghan, K; Du Plessis, M; Malhi, T. (2003) Race, Religion and Ethnicity Discrimination: Using International Human Rights Law, London: Justice.
Perfect, D. (2011) Religion or Belief. Manchester: EHRC Briefing Paper no. 1.
Purdam, K; Afkhami, R; Crockett, A et al, Religion in the UK: An Overview of Equality Statistics and Evidence Gaps. Journal of Contemporary Religion, 2007, 22(2), pp. 147-168
Sandberg, R. (2011) Law and religion, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Sandberg, R. (2011) The right to discriminate, Ecclesiastical Law Journal, 13(2), pp.157-181.
Stuart, A. (2010) 'Freedom of religion and gender equality: inclusive or exclusive?' Human Rights Law Review, 10 (3): 425-59.
Vickers, L. (2008) Religious freedom, religious discrimination and the workplace Oxford: Hart Publishing
Vickers, L. (2010) Religious Discrimination within the Workplace: An Emerging Hierarchy?' Ecclesiastical Law Review, 12, 3: 280-303
Vickers, L. (2011) Promoting equality or fostering resentment? The public sector equality duty and religion and belief, Legal Studies, 31 (1), pp. 135-158
Vickers, L. (2010) Religious discrimination within the workplace: an emerging hierarchy'. Ecclesiastical Law Review, 12 (3), pp. 280-303
Voas, D, Ling,R. (2010) ‘Religion in Britain and the United States’ in A. Park, J. Curtice, K. Thomson, M. Phillips, E. Clery and S. Butt (ed.), British Social Attitudes 26th Report London: Sage.
Weller, P. (2006) Addressing Religious Discrimination and Islamophobia: Muslims and Liberal Democracies, Journal of Islamic Studies, 17 (3), pp. 295-325.
Weller, P. (2008) Religious Diversity in the UK: Contours and Issues. London and New York: Continuum
Weller, P. (2011) Religious Discrimination in Britain: A Review of Research Evidence, 2000-10, EHRC Research report no. 73. Manchester: Equality and Human Rights Commission.
Woodhead, L. (2011) Recent Research on Religion, Discrimination, and Good Relations. Report for the Equality and Human Rights Commission.
Woodhead, L. Catto, R (2009) 'Religion or belief': identifying issues and priorities, Research report 48, Manchester: Equality and Human Rights Commission.