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  • Religion and Soft Power in the South Caucasus

    Edited by Ansgar Jödicke

    In the Caucasus region, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan and their powerful neighbours Russia, Turkey, Iran and the EU negotiate their future policies and spheres of influence. This volume explores the role of religion in the South Caucasus to describe and explain how transnational religious…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

  • Criminology Theory and Terrorism

    New Applications and Approaches

    Edited by Joshua D. Freilich, Gary LaFree

    Although there has been an increase in research on terrorism across the social and behavioural sciences in the past few decades, until recently most of this work has originated from political science, psychology or economics. Therefore, our focus in this book on criminological conceptual frameworks…

    Paperback – 2017-08-23 
    Routledge

  • Electoral Violence in the Western Balkans

    From Voting to Fighting and Back

    By Michal Mochtak

    Since the end of the Cold War there have been a number of cases where the democratization process has been turbulent, or even violent. Addressing electoral violence, its evolution and impact in the Western Balkans, this book explores the conflict logic of election and tries to understand its basic…

    Hardback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    Southeast European Studies

  • The Religious Problem with Religious Freedom

    Why Foreign Policy Needs Political Theology

    By Robert J. Joustra

    Rival understandings of the meaning and practice of the religious and the secular lead to rival public perspectives about religion and religious freedom in North America. This book explores how debates over the American Office of Religious Freedom and its International Religious Freedom Act (IRFA,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

  • Contemporary Left Antisemitism

    By David Hirsh

    Today’s antisemitism is difficult to recognize because it does not come dressed in a Nazi uniform and it does not openly proclaim its hatred or fear of Jews. This book looks at the kind of antisemitism which is tolerated or which goes unacknowledged in apparently democratic spaces: trade unions,…

    Paperback – 2017-08-14 
    Routledge

  • Natural Law and Religious Freedom

    The Role of Moral First Things in Grounding and Protecting the First Freedom

    By J. Daryl Charles

    Every successive generation finds fresh reasons for the study of natural law. Current interest in the natural law may well be due to a pervasive moral pessimism in the Western cultural context and wider contemporary geopolitical challenges. Those geopolitical challenges result from two significant…

    Hardback – 2017-08-11 
    Routledge

  • The Concert of Civilizations

    The Common Roots of Western and Islamic Constitutionalism

    By Jeremy Kleidosty

    Are Western and Islamic political and constitutional ideas truly predestined for civilizational clash? In order to understand this controversy The Concert of Civilizations begins by deriving and redefining a definition of constitutionalism that is suitable for comparative, cross-cultural analysis.…

    Paperback – 2017-08-09 
    Routledge

  • Religion and US Foreign Policy

    By Lee Marsden

    The events of 11 September 2001 opened a new century in which the old certainties about a secular international order were brought into sharp relief. Scholars and foreign policy analysts had largely accepted a secular worldview and paid little heed to the resurgent religious dimension around the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Hindu Mahasabha in Colonial North India, 1915-1930

    Constructing Nation and History

    By Prabhu Bapu

    Hindu nationalism has emerged as a political ideology represented by the Hindu Mahasabha. This book explores the campaign for Hindu unity and organisation in the context of the Hindu-Muslim conflict in colonial north India in the early twentieth century. It argues that India's partition…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Resisting Violence and Victimisation

    Christian Faith and Solidarity in East Timor

    By Joel Hodge

    The reality and nature of religious faith raises difficult questions for the modern world; questions that re-present themselves when faith has grown under the most challenging circumstances. In East Timor widespread Christian faith emerged when suffering and violence were inflicted on the people by…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • The Church and Humanity

    The Life and Work of George Bell, 1883–1958

    By Andrew Chandler

    George Bell remains one of only a handful of twentieth-century English bishops to possess a continuing international reputation for his involvement in political affairs. His insistence that Christian faith required active participation in public life, at home and abroad, established an eminent, and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Islam in the Sahel

    Between Persuasion and Violence

    By Rahmane Idrissa

    ‘Ideologies need enemies to thrive, religion does not’. Using the Sahel as a source of five comparative case studies, this volume aims to engage in the painstaking task of disentangling Islam from the political ideologies that have issued from its theologies to fight for governmental power and the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-21 
    Routledge
    Europa Regional Perspectives

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