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  • Caring for the Poor

    Islamic and Christian Benevolence in a Liberal World

    By Cihan Tugal

    Based on several years of fieldwork in Egypt and Turkey, Caring for the Poor tells the stories of charity providers and volunteers. The book also places their stories within the overall development of Islamic ethics. Muslim charity, Tuğal argues, has interacted with Christian and secular…

    Paperback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Death and Dying

    Edited by Christopher M Moreman

    Few issues apply universally to people as poignantly as death and dying. All religions address concerns with death from the handling of human remains, to defining death, to suggesting what happens after life. The Routledge Companion to Death and Dying provides readers with an overview of the study…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion Companions

  • Gender, Sexuality and Reproduction in Evolutionary Narratives

    By Venla Oikkonen

    Since the early 1990s, evolutionary psychology has produced widely popular visions of modern men and women as driven by their prehistoric genes. In Gender, Sexuality and Reproduction in Evolutionary Narratives, Venla Oikkonen explores the rhetorical appeal of evolutionary psychology by viewing it…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Transformations

  • The Global Repositioning of Japanese Religions

    An integrated approach

    By Ugo Dessi

    The Global Repositioning of Japanese Religions: An Integrated Approach explores how Japanese religions respond to the relativizing effects of globalization, thereby repositioning themselves as global players. Organized around concrete case studies focusing on the engagement of Japanese Buddhism,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge
    Global Connections

  • Gender and Economics in Muslim Communities

    Critical feminist and postcolonial analyses

    Edited by Ebru Kongar, Jennifer C. Olmsted, Elora Shehabuddin

    Bringing together feminist analyses of economic processes and outcomes with feminist critiques of orientalism, this book examines the diverse economic realities facing women in a range of Muslim communities. This approach pays special attention to the role of Islam in economic analyses of gender…

    Paperback – 2017-06-17 
    Routledge

  • Islam, Standards, and Technoscience

    In Global Halal Zones

    By Johan Fischer

    Paperback – 2017-06-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • 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 – 2017-06-12 
    Routledge
    Europa Regional Perspectives

  • Film and Religion

    Edited by S. Brent Plate

    The four volumes of 'Film and Religion' will present a range of scholarly articles, mainly since 1990, which offer a critical overview of the interdisciplinary field from a number of perspectives. It is an international collection that includes attention to popular Hollywood and 'arthouse' films…

    Hardback – 2017-05-29 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: The Collected Works of Edward Carpenter

  • A General View of Positivism

    By Auguste Comte

    In Comte’s original work on positivism, he attempted to outline a general perception of positivism, how it can be applied to society and how society would work should positivism be applied. J.H. Bridges’ translation, originally published in 1865, this version first published in 1908, manages to…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Human Rights, Islam and the Failure of Cosmopolitanism

    By June Edmunds

    Cosmopolitanism, as an intellectual and political project, has failed. The portrayal of human rights, especially European, as evidence of cosmopolitanism in practice is misguided. Cosmopolitan theorists point to the rise of claims-making to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) among Europe’s…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Rights, Religious Pluralism and the Recognition of Difference

    Off the Scales of Justice

    By Dorota Anna Gozdecka

    Human rights and their principles of interpretation are the leading legal paradigms of our time. Freedom of religion occupies a pivotal position in rights discourses, and the principles supporting its interpretation receive increasing attention from courts and legislative bodies. This book…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge

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