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  • Islam, Standards, and Technoscience

    In Global Halal Zones

    By Johan Fischer

    Halal (literally, "permissible" or "lawful") production, trade, and standards have become essential to state-regulated Islam and to companies in contemporary Malaysia and Singapore, giving these two countries a special position in the rapidly expanding global market for halal products: in these…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Animism in Southeast Asia

    Edited by Kaj Århem, Guido Sprenger

    Animism refers to ontologies or worldviews which assign agency and personhood to human and non-human beings alike. Recent years have seen a revival of this concept in anthropology, where it is now discussed as an alternative to modern-Western naturalistic notions of human-environment relations.…

    Hardback – 2015-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • A Visit to a Gñáni

    Or Wise Man of the East

    By Edward Carpenter

    Originally published in 1911, this edition published in 1920, this text comprises of an excerpt from Carpenter’s Adam’s Peak to Elephanta, originally published in 1892, which details his travels in India and Ceylon. This excerpt in particular details his visit to a Gñáni, or religious wise man, and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: The Collected Works of Edward Carpenter

  • Light from the East

    Being Letters on Gñanam, The Divine Knowledge

    By Hon. P. Arunáchalam

    Edited by Edward Carpenter

    Light from the East collates letters between Hon. P. Arunáchalam of the legislative council of Ceylon and Edward Carpenter, which expand on issues of the Gñanam or divine knowledge. Carpenter edited these letters for publication in 1927 as well as writing additional articles on issues such as…

    Hardback – 2015-11-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: The Collected Works of Edward Carpenter

  • 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 – 2015-10-31 
    Routledge

  • World Culture Re-Contextualised

    Meaning Constellations and Path-Dependencies in Comparative and International Education Research

    Edited by Jürgen Schriewer

    Impressive strands of research have shown the emergent reality of increasing world-level interconnection in almost every field of social action. As a consequence, theories and models have been developed which are aimed at conceptualising this new reality along the lines of an ‘institutionalised’…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge

  • European Culture Wars and the Italian Case

    Which side are you on?

    By Luca Ozzano, Alberta Giorgi

    This book aims to understand the European political debate about contentious issues, framed in terms of religious values by religious and/or secular actors in 21st century. It specifically focuses on the Italian case, which, due to its peculiar history and contemporary political landscape, is a…

    Hardback – 2015-10-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

  • Animism and the Question of Life

    By Istvan Praet

    The central purpose of this book is to help change the terms of the debate on animism, a classic theme in anthropology. It combines some of the finest ethnographic material currently available (including firsthand research on the Chachi of Ecuador) with an unusually broad geographic scope (the…

    Paperback – 2015-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Holy Images (Routledge Revivals)

    An Inquiry into Idolatry and Image-Worship in Ancient Paganism and in Christianity

    By Edwyn Bevan

    First published in 1940, this title presents four of the Gifford Lectures in natural theology given by Edwyn Bevan in 1933: ‘An Inquiry into Idolatry and Image-Worship in Ancient Paganism and Christianity’. Reference is made throughout all four lectures not only to the conventional disputes in…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Modern Psychology and Ancient Wisdom

    Psychological Healing Practices from the World's Religious Traditions, 2nd Edition

    By Sharon G. Mijares

    Modern Psychology and Ancient Wisdom, 2nd edition, brings together experts who explore the use of ancient healing techniques from Buddhism, Christianity, Goddess, Shamanism, Taosim, and yogic traditions as well as the mystical practices of Judaism and Islam and their application to modern…

    Paperback – 2015-09-10 
    Routledge

  • The Problem of Invented Religions

    Edited by Steven J. Sutcliffe, Carole M Cusack

    Invented religions have been described as modern religions which advertise their invented status and reject traditional strategies of authorisation. But what does it mean for a religious formation to be ‘made up’, and how might this status affect perceptions of its legitimacy or authenticity in…

    Hardback – 2015-08-25
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

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