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  • Routledge Revivals: The Challenge of Islam (2005)

    Encounters in Interfaith Dialogue

    By Douglas Pratt

    First published in 2005, this book addresses the challenges arising from Christian-Muslim encounter and attempts to enable outsiders to understand the religion of Islam. The author offers distinctive perspectives that compliment much other literature in the study of Islam and in particular…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Dialectics and Dynamics

    The Legacy of Robert Tonkinson’s Anthropological Work in Australia and the Pacific

    Edited by Greg Acciaioli

    This volume focuses on the ways in which Robert Tonkinson’s research has inspired further explorations of issues in the study of kinship, migration, the transformation of tradition, and other contemporary scholarship in the Pacific and Aboriginal Australia. In the Pacific context these influences…

    Hardback – 2016-10-20 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Moslem Women Enter a New World (1936)

    By Ruth Frances Woodsmall

    First published in 1936, this book surveys the changing place of women across the contemporaneous Muslim world, focusing on several nations where they constitute a demographic majority — Iraq, Iran, Egypt, Palestine, Trans-Jordan, Turkey, Syria — and one where they do not, namely India. It begins…

    Hardback – 2016-10-01 
    Routledge

  • The Women of the United Arab Emirates

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women in Islamic Societies

  • Changing Veils

    Women and Modernisation in North Yemen

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women in Islamic Societies

  • Women in Islamic Societies

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women in Islamic Societies

  • Routledge Library Editions: Women in Islamic Societies

    By Various

    Women in Islamic societies are often seen as a hidden and homogenous group. The volumes in this set, originally published between 1960 and 1983, explore the wide variety of women’s roles in a range of Islamic societies, from Yemen, the United Arab Emirates and Kurdistan to Malaysia, West Africa,…

    Hardback – 2016-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women in Islamic Societies

  • Daughters of Allah

    Among Moslem Women in Kurdistan

    By Henny Harald 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…

    Hardback – 2016-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women in Islamic Societies

  • Asian Sacred Natural Sites

    Philosophy and practice in protected areas and conservation

    Edited by Bas Verschuuren, Naoya Furuta

    Nature conservation planning tends to be driven by models based on Western norms and science, but these may not represent the cultural, philosophical and religious contexts of much of Asia. This book provides a new perspective on the topic of sacred natural sites and cultural heritage by linking…

    Paperback – 2016-08-22 
    Routledge

  • The Buddhist Art of Living in Nepal

    Ethical Practice and Religious Reform

    By Lauren Leve

    Theravada has experienced a powerful and far-reaching revival, especially among the Newar Buddhist laity, many of whom are reorganizing their lives according to its precepts, practices and ideals. This book documents these far-reaching social and personal transformations and links them to…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Peace Education and Religious Plurality

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Robert Jackson, Satoko Fujiwara

    Does religion bring peace or war? In order to discuss this fundamental question, it is essential to reflect upon religious education that shapes the views of religion among young generations. This book has developed from the special panel on "Religious Education and Peace" for the 19th World…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20
    Routledge

  • Religion, Diaspora and Cultural Identity

    A Reader in the Anglophone Caribbean

    By J.W. Pulis

    Although the religions of the Caribbean have been a subject of popular media, there have been few ethnographic publications. This text is a much-needed and long overdue addition to Caribbean studies and the exploration of ideas, beliefs, and religious practices of Caribbean folk in diaspora and at…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20
    Routledge

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