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  • The Religious Roots of American Sociology

    1st Edition

    By Cecil E. Greek

    This book, first published in 1992, demonstrates that American sociology has deep religious roots which continue, both directly and indirectly, to influence the discipline today. Early American sociology was closely aligned with the social gospel movement in Protestantism, which hope to make use of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion

  • Religion, Aging and Health

    A Global Perspective: Compiled by the World Health Organization, 1st Edition

    Edited by William M. Clements

    This book, first published in 1989, attempts to identify from within religious cultures those elements of tradition, behaviour and lifestyle that are health protective in that, by adhering to them, physical, mental and social wellbeing will be maintained as people grow old. It examines how…

    Hardback – 2019-04-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion

  • The Religion of Ethnicity

    Belief and Belonging in a Greek-American Community, 1st Edition

    By Gary A. Kunkelman

    The integrative role of religion has been a recurrent theme of sociological and anthropological theory. This role is apparent in the Greek-American community; religion functions as a cement of the social fabric. Indeed, it would be hard to overestimate the role of Greek Orthodoxy in joining people…

    Hardback – 2019-04-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion

  • Sociology of Religion

    1st Edition

    By Joachim Wach

    This book, first published in 1947, presents the then-new subject of sociology of religion in systematic and historical theology and in the science of religion, in political theory and the social sciences, in philosophy and psychology, in philology and anthropology. Its intention is to bridge the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion

  • Social Science and the Cults

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By John A. Saliba

    This book, first published in 1990, brings together descriptive, comparative, and theoretical materials on cults and sects in Western culture, focusing on literature published since 1970. A historical section links the rise of the new movements to similar past phenomena in Western culture. Other…

    Hardback – 2019-04-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion

  • Rosicrucianism in America

    1st Edition

    By J. Gordon Melton

    The material in this book, first published in 1990, provides important documentation for the first generation of Rosicrucianism in North America, especially the still vigorous Rosicrucian Fraternity. These chapters reprinted here are so necessary to the understanding of this most occult…

    Hardback – 2019-04-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion

  • Aging Policy and Politics in the Trump Era

    Implications for Older Americans, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edward Alan Miller, Pamela Nadash, Michael K. Gusmano

    The surprise election of Donald J. Trump to the presidency of the United States marks a singular turning point in the American republic – not only because of his idiosyncratic approach to the office, but also because the Republican Party now holds the presidency and both houses of Congress,…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge

  • Social Death

    Questioning the life-death boundary, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jana Králová, Tony Walter

    Social death occurs when the social existence of a person or group ceases. With an individual, it can occur before or after physical death. Scholars in a wide range of disciplines have applied the concept to very diverse issues – including genocide, slavery, dementia, hospitalisation, and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • Older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans People

    Minding the Knowledge Gaps, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew King, Kathryn Almack, Yiu-Tung Suen, Sue Westwood

    What does it mean to grow older as a lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans (LGBT) person? What gaps in knowledge about LGBT ageing remain? This timely and innovative book reports on a project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council which aimed to address gaps in knowledge about older LGBT…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge

  • Ageing, Gender and Sexuality

    Equality in Later Life, 1st Edition

    By Sue Westwood

    Ageing, Gender and Sexuality focuses on the experiences of older lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) individuals, in order to analyse how ageing, gender and sexuality intersect to produce particular inequalities relating to resources, recognition and representation in later life. The book adopts a…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Science, Technology and the Ageing Society

    1st Edition

    By Tiago Moreira

    Ageing is widely recognised as one of the social and economic challenges in the contemporary, globalised world, for which scientific, technological and medical solutions are continuously sought. This book proposes that science and technology also played a crucial role in the creation and…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Ethnomorality of Care

    Migrants and their Aging Parents, 1st Edition

    By Agnieszka Radziwinowiczówna, Anna Rosińska, Weronika Kloc-Nowak

    What happens when the parents of migrants age and need care in mobile and aging societies? Ethnomorality of Care acts as a window in sharing how physical distance challenges family-centered elderly care by juxtaposing transnational families with non-migrant families. A novel approach that explores…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Transnationalism

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