Anthropology: Religion

  • God and the EU: Faith in the European Project book cover

    God and the EU

    Faith in the European Project, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Chaplin, Gary Wilton

    The current political, economic and financial crises facing the EU reveal a deeper cultural, indeed spiritual, malaise – a crisis in ‘the soul of Europe’. Many observers are concluding that the EU cannot be restored to health without a new appreciation of the contribution of religion to its past…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

  • Chinese Muslims and the Global Ummah: Islamic Revival and Ethnic Identity Among the Hui of Qinghai Province book cover

    Chinese Muslims and the Global Ummah

    Islamic Revival and Ethnic Identity Among the Hui of Qinghai Province, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Stewart

    The global spread of Islamic movements and the ascendance of a Chinese state that limits religious freedom have aroused anxieties about integrating Islam and protecting religious freedom around the world. Focusing on violent movements like the so-called Islamic State and Uygur separatists in China’…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15
    Routledge

  • Women in Islamic Societies book cover

    Women in Islamic Societies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bo Utas

    First published in 1983, this edited collection is based on contributions at a Scandinavian symposium on the place of women in Islamic society. It offers perspectives which illuminate our understanding of social relationships and structures pertaining to a vast number of the world’s population…

    Paperback – 2018-03-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women in Islamic Societies

  • Daughters of Allah: Among Moslem Women in Kurdistan book cover

    Daughters of Allah

    Among Moslem Women in Kurdistan, 1st Edition

    By Henry Harold Hansen

    In 1957, Henny Harald Hansen, the first Danish female anthropologist, was invited to take part in an archaeological expedition to the site of the projected Dokan Dam on the Little Zab river in Northern Iraq. Although her responsibilities were originally ethnological, she became the guest first of…

    Paperback – 2018-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women in Islamic Societies

  • World Culture Re-Contextualised: Meaning Constellations and Path-Dependencies in Comparative and International Education Research book cover

    World Culture Re-Contextualised

    Meaning Constellations and Path-Dependencies in Comparative and International Education Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jürgen Schriewer

    Impressive strands of research have shown the emergent reality of increasing world-level interconnection in almost every field of social action. As a consequence, theories and models have been developed which are aimed at conceptualising this new reality along the lines of an ‘institutionalised’…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • The Women of the United Arab Emirates book cover

    The Women of the United Arab Emirates

    1st Edition

    By Linda Usra Soffan

    First published in 1980, this book looks at the factors which influenced the position held by women in the United Arab Emirates in the second half of the 20th century. It argues that Islamic Law has granted women rights and privileges in the spheres of family life, marriage, education and economic…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women in Islamic Societies

  • Changing Veils: Women and Modernisation in North Yemen book cover

    Changing Veils

    Women and Modernisation in North Yemen, 1st Edition

    By Carla Makhlouf

    In Yemen, where current poverty is combined with a rich cultural heritage, the distinctions between the traditional and the modern are particularly difficult. First published in 1979, this is a study of social change as experienced and perceived by the women of San’a, the capital city of North…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women in Islamic Societies

  • Animism in Southeast Asia book cover

    Animism in Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kaj Arhem, Guido Sprenger

    Animism refers to ontologies or worldviews which assign agency and personhood to human and non-human beings alike. Recent years have seen a revival of this concept in anthropology, where it is now discussed as an alternative to modern-Western naturalistic notions of human-environment relations.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Perspectives on Gratitude: An interdisciplinary approach book cover

    Perspectives on Gratitude

    An interdisciplinary approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Carr

    Psychologists, philosophers, theologians and educationalists have all lately explored various conceptual, moral, psychological and pedagogical dimensions of gratitude in a rapidly expanding academic and popular literature. However, while the distinguished contributors to this work hail from these…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge

  • Islam, Politics and Youth in Malaysia: The Pop-Islamist Reinvention of PAS book cover

    Islam, Politics and Youth in Malaysia

    The Pop-Islamist Reinvention of PAS, 1st Edition

    By Dominik M. Mueller

    Providing an ethnographic account of the Islamic Party of Malaysia (PAS) and its Youth Wing (Dewan Pemuda PAS), this book analyses the genesis and role of Islamic movements in terms of their engagement in mainstream politics. It explores the party’s changing approach towards popular culture and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Technologies of Religion: Spheres of the Sacred in a Post-secular Modernity book cover

    Technologies of Religion

    Spheres of the Sacred in a Post-secular Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Sam Han

    Bringing together empirical cultural and media studies of religion and critical social theory, Technologies of Religion: Spheres of the sacred in a post-secular modernity investigates powerful entanglement of religion and new media technologies taking place today, taking stock of the repercussions…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge

  • Home Life in China book cover

    Home Life in China

    1st Edition

    By Isaac Taylor Headland

    Originally published in 1914, this text describes L.T. Headland and his wife’s experience in China in the early twentieth century. With a focus on home life this study explores issues such as children, marriage and education as well as food, religion and concubinage as well as presenting anecdotes…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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