Author: Emma Park

Review: The Children Act

Review: The Children Act

Posted: Thu, 08 Nov 2018 by Emma Park

Emma Park says Ian McEwan's book and the film it has inspired prompt the questions of what the state should do when a young person's religion conflicts with their welfare, and how this affects religious freedom.

This review contains spoilers.

Does the state... Read More »

Tags: Religious freedom, Children's rights & welfare, Reviews, Jehovah's Witnesses

God, Guys and Guns. A review of The Handmaid’s Tale, by Margaret Atwood

God, Guys and Guns. A review of The Handmaid’s Tale, by Margaret Atwood

Posted: Thu, 14 Jun 2018 by Emma Park

Emma Park on what Margaret Atwood's modern dystopian classic (and its TV adaptation) tells us about the relationship between theocracy, gender and self-identity.

The Handmaid's Tale is Margaret Atwood's contribution to the twentieth-century tradition of dystopian... Read More »

Tags: Reviews, Theocracy