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  • Constitutionalism, Democracy and Religious Freedom

    To be Fully Human

    By Hans-Martien ten Napel

    In both Europe and the United States it can be argued that the associational and institutional dimensions of the right to freedom of religion or belief are increasingly coming under pressure. This book demonstrates why a more classical understanding of the idea of a liberal democracy can allow for…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 
    Law and Religion

  • Secularization

    By Charles Turner

    The death of secularization theses keeps being announced but people keep using the word. Historically the transfer of church property to secular use, for sociologists secularization signals a decline in the influence of religious institutions or ideas; yet ‘secularization’ has also been an…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31 
    Key Ideas

  • Islam in West Africa

    Religion, Society and Politics to 1800

    By Nehemia Levtzion

    First published in 1994, this volume brings together essays from the celebrated scholar of African history, Nehemia Levtzion. The articles cover a wide range of themes including Islamization, Islam in politics, Islamic revolutions and the work of the historian in studying this field. This…

    Hardback – 2017-01-19 
    Routledge Library Editions: International Islam

  • Routledge Library Editions: International Islam

    By Various

    First published between 1913 and 1994, this 6 volume set examines the history of Islam in a variety of regions across the world. Spanning continents from Africa, to Asia, North America and Europe, and ranging from 19th century ethnographical studies to modern day historical research, these titles…

    Hardback – 2017-01-19 
    Routledge Library Editions: International Islam

  • New Dimensions of Politics in India

    The United Progressive Alliance in Power

    Edited by Lawrence Saez, Gurharpal Singh

    Following India’s general election in May 2009, this book undertakes a critical evaluation of the performance of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA). It presents a thorough analysis of the UPA coalition government, and by providing an understanding of the new innovations in the UPA’s policies,…

    Paperback – 2017-01-07 
    Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

  • Muslim-Christian Encounters

    Edited by Mona Siddiqui

    While the subject of Christian-Muslim or Muslim-Christian interaction is still not a traditional or systematic discipline, interest in the encounter of these two religions has grown considerably over the last decade. Historians, including historians of Islam and Christianity have always been…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

  • Muslim Diasporas in the West

    Edited by Tahir Abbas

    This major works collection surveys the nature of Muslim diasporas in the west from a sociological perspective, exploring the issues of migration, integration, identity, politics, Islamophobia, and radicalisation. This four-volume collected works is the state of the art on the research and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    Critical Concepts in Sociology

  • The Afterlife in the Arab Spring

    Edited by Amira Mittermaier

    Death lies at the beginning of the Arab uprisings, and death continues to haunt them. Most narratives about the ‘Arab Spring’ begin with Mohammed Bouazizi, a Tunisian fruit vendor who set himself on fire. Egyptian protesters in turn referred to Khaled Said, a young man from Alexandria whom the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28 

  • Australian Indigenous Hip Hop

    The Politics of Culture, Identity, and Spirituality

    By Chiara Minestrelli

    This book investigates the discursive and performative strategies employed by Australian Indigenous rappers to make sense of the world and establish a position of authority over their identity and place in society. Focusing on the aesthetics, the language, and the performativity of Hip Hop, this…

    Hardback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge Studies in Hip Hop and Religion

  • Secular Cosmopolitanism, Hospitality, and Religious Pluralism

    By Andrew Fiala

    This book explores the idea of religious pluralism while defending the norms of secular cosmopolitanism, which include liberty, tolerance, civility, and hospitality. The secular cosmopolitan ideal requires us to be more tolerant and more hospitable toward religious believers and non-believers from…

    Hardback – 2016-10-24
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Development Across Faith Boundaries

    Edited by Anthony Ware, Matthew Clarke

    Faith-based organisations (FBOs) have long been recognised as having an advantage in delivering programs and interventions amongst communities of the same faith. However, many FBOs today work across a variety of contexts, including with local partners and communities of different faiths. Likewise,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Hindu Nationalism, History and Identity in India

    Narrating a Hindu past under the BJP

    By Lars Tore Flåten

    When the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) assumed power in India in 1998 as the largest party of the National Democratic Alliance, it soon became evident that it prioritized educational reforms. Under BJP rule, a reorganization of the National Council of Educational Research and…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

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