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Religion and the Politics of Sexuality
Using data from open-ended interviews with religious leaders in three Chicago neighborhoods in combination with demographic and survey data for area residents, this article demonstrates how localExpand
Witchcraft and Statecraft: Liberal Democracy in Africa
  • N. Tebbe
  • Political Science, Sociology
  • 29 August 2007
This Article addresses the prospects of liberal democracy in non-Western societies. It focuses on South Africa, one of the newest and most admired liberal democracies, and in particular on itsExpand
Inheritance and Disinheritance: African Customary Law and Constitutional Rights*
  • N. Tebbe
  • Sociology, Political Science
  • The Journal of Religion
  • 1 October 2008
This Article concerns the conflict between African traditional rules of inheritance, which feature a rule of male primogeniture, and the post-apartheid constitution, which contains a strong guaranteeExpand
Three worlds of CSCL: Can we support CSCL?
Symposium CSCL, three worlds compared: Computer supported collaborative learning in distance and face-to-face education All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form, byExpand
Equal Access and the Right to Marry
How should courts think about the right to marry? This is a question of principle, of course, but it has also become a matter of litigation strategy for advocates challenging different-sex marriageExpand
The Costs of Conscience
When the government enacts laws or regulations that accommodate religious believers, it may not impose significant costs on identifiable third parties. This is sometimes called the third-party harmExpand
Religious Freedom in an Egalitarian Age (Introduction)
  • N. Tebbe
  • Political Science
  • 20 January 2017
Tensions between religious freedom and equality law are newly strained in America. As lawmakers work to strengthen protections for LGBT citizens and women seeking reproductive freedom, religiousExpand
Introduction: Religion and Equality Law
  • N. Tebbe
  • Political Science
  • 30 September 2013
This short piece introduces an edited volume, Religion and Equality Law. It provides a typology of equality claims surrounding religion, arguing that these different sorts of claims have often beenExpand