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  • Routledge International Handbook of Diversity Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Steven Vertovec

    In recent years the concept of ‘diversity’ has gained a leading place in academic thought, business practice and public policy worldwide. Although variously used, ‘diversity’ tends to refer to patterns of social difference in terms of certain key categories. Today the foremost categories shaping…

    Hardback – 2014-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Tradition, Performance, and Religion in Native America

    Ancestral Ways, Modern Selves, 1st Edition

    By Dennis Kelley

    In contemporary Indian Country, many of the people who identify as "American Indian" fall into the "urban Indian" category: away from traditional lands and communities, in cities and towns wherein the opportunities to live one's identity as Native can be restricted, and even more so for American…

    Paperback – 2014-11-20
    Routledge

  • Introducing Anthropology of Religion

    Culture to the Ultimate, 2nd Edition

    By Jack David Eller

    This clear and engaging guide introduces students to key areas of the field and shows how to apply an anthropological approach to the study of religion in the contemporary world. Written by an experienced teacher, it covers major traditional topics including definitions, theories and beliefs as…

    Paperback – 2014-11-20
    Routledge

  • Negotiating Well-being in Central Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by David W. Montgomery

    Much scholarship of any region focuses on the perceived problems that hold back a population. Central Asia is no exception, as it is a region with political, economic, and environmental problems that seem to keep Central Asians from a "better" future. Alongside all the struggles of life, however,…

    Hardback – 2014-09-18
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Politics of Religion

    A Survey, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey Haynes

    This title explores some of the key issues which surround the politics of religion, an area which has historically been the cause of great controversy. Today religion is still the cause of a great deal of political debate, be it the teaching of the creationist theory in the United States or the…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Europa Politics of ... series

  • The Politics of Religion in Indonesia

    Syncretism, Orthodoxy, and Religious Contention in Java and Bali, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michel Picard, Rémy Madinier

    Indonesia is a remarkable case study for religious politics. While not being a theocratic country, it is not secular either, with the Indonesian state officially defining what constitutes religion, and every citizen needing to be affiliated to one of them. This book focuses on Java and Bali, and…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Rastaman (Routledge Revivals)

    The Rastafarian Movement in England, 1st Edition

    By E. Cashmore

    First published in 1979, this book makes a detailed study of Rastafarianism. It traces the expansion of Rastafarian culture from its origins and development in Jamaica through to the growth of Rastafarian life in Britain. It looks at Rastafarian culture in England in the late 1970s based on the…

    Paperback – 2014-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Jews of the Dutch Caribbean

    Exploring Ethnic Identity on Curacao, 1st Edition

    By Alan F. Benjamin

    Jews of the Dutch Caribbean addresses identity and ethnicity, through a detailed study of a little-known group in Curacao, Netherlands Antilles. It asks readers to take a broad perspective on the contexts that play a role in ethnicity including, for example, ecology, history, kinship, commerce and…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • Gender and Multiculturalism

    North-South Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amanda Gouws, Daiva Stasiulis

    Multiculturalism is a concept that has been stretched to include a variety of political conditions, mainly in countries that have liberal democratic political systems and traditions. In this North/South ‘comparison’ we illuminate remedies pursued by governments and various political interests to…

    Hardback – 2014-06-26
    Routledge

  • Religious Cultures in Early Modern India

    New Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rosalind O'Hanlon, David Washbrook

    Religious authority and political power have existed in complex relationships throughout India’s history. The centuries of the ‘early modern’ in South Asia saw particularly dynamic developments in this relationship. Regional as well as imperial states of the period expanded their religious…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian History and Culture Series

  • Muslim Politics in Bihar

    Changing Contours, 1st Edition

    By Mohammad Sajjad

    This book studies the engagement of various Muslim communities with Bihar politics from colonial times to present-day India. It debunks several myths in highlighting Muslim resistance to the Two-Nation theory, and counters the ‘Isolation Syndrome’ faced by Muslim communities after Independence.…

    Hardback – 2014-06-03
    Routledge India

  • Muslim Women in Britain

    De-Mystifying the Muslimah, 1st Edition

    By Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor

    Perceptions of Muslim women in Western society have been shaped by historical and sociological conditions such as colonialism, patriarchy and Orientalism. In Muslim Women in Britain, Sariya Contractor seeks to reinstate the Muslimah as a storyteller who tells her own story. An exploration of the…

    Paperback – 2014-05-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Islamic Studies Series

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