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  • More Than Just War

    Narratives of the Just War and Military Life

    By Charles Jones

    This book raises questions about the just war tradition through a critical examination of its revival and by juxtaposing it with a literary phenomenology of war. Recent public debate about war has leaned heavily on a just-war tradition dating back many…

    Paperback – 2015-10-04 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Rights, Religious Pluralism and the Recognition of Difference

    Off the Scales of Justice

    By Dorota Anna Gozdecka

    Human rights and their principles of interpretation are the leading legal paradigms of our time. Freedom of religion occupies a pivotal position in rights discourses, and the principles supporting its interpretation receive increasing attention from courts and legislative bodies. This book…

    Hardback – 2015-09-07 
    Routledge

  • Political Religion and Religious Politics

    Navigating Identities in the United States

    By David S. Gutterman, Andrew R. Murphy

    Profound demographic and cultural changes in American society over the last half century have unsettled conventional understandings of the relationship between religious and political identity. The "Protestant mainline" continues to shrink in numbers, as well as in cultural and political influence.…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Identity Politics

  • Japanese Religions and Globalization

    By Ugo Dessì

    This book analyzes the variety of ways through which Japanese religions (Buddhism, Shinto, and new religious movements) contribute to the dynamics of accelerated globalization in recent decades. It looks at how Japanese religions provide material to cultural global flows, thus acting as carriers of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Halal Matters

    Islam, Politics and Markets in Global Perspective

    Edited by Florence Bergeaud-Blackler, Johan Fischer, John Lever

    In today’s globalized world, halal (meaning ‘permissible’ or ‘lawful’) is about more than food. Politics, power and ethics all play a role in the halal industry in setting new standards for production, trade, consumption and regulation. The question of how modern halal markets are constituted is…

    Paperback – 2015-07-22
    Routledge

  • Interfaith Advocacy

    The Role of Religious Coalitions in the Political Process

    By Katherine E. Knutson

    Using the historic Minnesota state government shutdown of 2011 as a backdrop, Interfaith Advocacy describes the work of the Joint Religious Legislative Coalition, an interfaith advocacy group that brings together leaders from Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, and Muslim traditions to advocate on…

    Paperback – 2015-07-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • Civic Virtue and the Sovereignty of Evil

    By Derek Edyvane

    The last decade has witnessed a growing perception of ethical crisis in public life. Circumstances of political uncertainty, fueled by the rise of international terror and global financial crisis, have placed the practice of civic virtue under severe strain. Our turbulent times have prompted many…

    Paperback – 2015-06-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Buddhism and Human Rights

    By Wayne R. Husted, Damien Keown

    It is difficult to think of a more urgent question for Buddhism in the late twentieth century than human rights. The political, ethical and philosophical questions surrounding human rights are debated vigorously in political and intellectual circles throughout the world and now in this volume.…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge

  • Religions in Movement

    The Local and the Global in Contemporary Faith Traditions

    Edited by Robert W Hefner, John Hutchinson, Sara Mels, Christiane Timmerman

    There has long been a debate about implications of globalization for the survival of the world of sovereign nation-states, and the role of nationalism as both an agent of and a response to globalization. In contrast, until recently there has been much less debate about the fate of religion. ‘…

    Paperback – 2015-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Islamism and Globalisation in Jordan

    The Muslim Brotherhood's Quest for Hegemony

    By Daniel Atzori

    This book explores the activities of the local Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan. It examines how the Brotherhood, working to establish an alternative social, political and moral order through a network of Islamic institutions, made a huge contribution to the transformation of Jordanian society. It…

    Hardback – 2015-06-04
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Islamic Fundamentalism and Modernity

    By William Montgomery Watt

    Islam is a burning topic in modern scholarship and contemporary world affairs. It is a subject poorly understood by Western observers, and in this book Professor Montgomery Watt takes a significant step towards its demystification. Montgomery Watt examines the crucial questions of traditional…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge

  • The Islamization of the Law in Pakistan

    By Rubya Mehdi

    This is a detailed, critical study of the reforms which have been made in recent years to the law in the State of Pakistan with the ostensible objective of bringing it into accord with the requirements of Islam. Special emphasis is given to the period from 1977 when General Zia ul Haque adopted a…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge

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