Sociology of Religion Products

  • Hans Mol and the Sociology of Religion

    By Adam J. Powell

    Hans Mol was born in the Netherlands during the 1920s. His imprisonment by the Gestapo during World War II began a long intellectual journey, exploring the role of religion in society. His work on the sociology of religion throughout the 20th and 21st Century is distinctive in its quest for both…

    Hardback – 2017-03-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Religion, Migration, and Mobility

    The Brazilian Experience

    Edited by Cristina Maria de Castro, Andrew Dawson

    Focusing on migration and mobility, this edited collection examines the religious landscape of Brazil as populated and shaped by transnational flows and domestic migratory movements. Bringing together interdisciplinary perspectives on migration and religion, this book argues that Brazil’s diverse…

    Hardback – 2017-03-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Islam and Modernity

    Edited by Nasar Meer

    The relationship between Islam and modernity has generated and rich but complex literature. While competing accounts sometimes appear incommensurable, there is at least some convergence on the view that Islam and modernity reflect an unsettled encounter. For some this is self-evident because the…

    Hardback – 2017-02-24 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Sociology

  • Secularization

    By Charles Turner

    The death of secularization theses keeps being announced but people keep using the word. Historically the transfer of church property to secular use, for sociologists secularization signals a decline in the influence of religious institutions or ideas; yet ‘secularization’ has also been an…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • The Erasure of Arab Political Identity

    Colonialism and Violence

    By Salam Hawa

    This book explores the long history of the evolution of Arab political identity, which predates the time of the Prophet Muhammad and is characterized by tolerance, compassion, generosity, hospitality, self-control, correct behaviour, equality and consensus. The author argues that present day…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Sport and Discrimination

    Edited by Daniel Kilvington, John Price

    Despite campaigns to educate and increase awareness, discrimination continues to be a deep-rooted problem in sport. This book provides an international, interdisciplinary and critical discussion of various forms of discrimination in sport today, with contributions from world-leading academics and…

    Hardback – 2017-01-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Values and Identities in Europe

    Evidence from the European Social Survey

    Edited by Michael J. Breen

    Contrary to what is suggested in media and popular discourses, Europe is neither a monolithic entity, nor simply a collection of nation states. It is, rather, a union of millions of individuals who differ from one another in a variety of ways, while also sharing many characteristics associated with…

    Hardback – 2017-01-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Margins of Citizenship

    Muslim Experiences in Urban India

    By Anasua Chatterjee

    Part of the ‘Religion and Citizenship’ series, this book is an ethnographic study of marginality of Muslims in urban India. It explores the realities and consequences of socio-spatial segregation faced by Muslim communities and the various ways in which they negotiate it in the course of their…

    Hardback – 2017-01-24 
    Routledge India
    Religion and Citizenship

  • The Future Shapes of Anglicanism

    Currents, contours, charts

    By Martyn Percy

      To many people, the Church of England and worldwide Anglican Communion has the aura of an institution that is dislocated and adrift. Buffeted by tempestuous and stormy debates on sexuality, gender, authority and power – to say nothing of priorities in mission and ministry, and the…

    Paperback – 2017-01-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Ecclesiology

  • Religion and Psychotherapy in Modern Japan

    Edited by Christopher Harding, Iwata Fumiaki, Yoshinaga Shin’ichi

    Since the late nineteenth century, religious ideas and practices in Japan have become increasingly intertwined with those associated with mental health and healing. This relationship developed against the backdrop of a far broader, and deeply consequential meeting: between Japan’s long-standing,…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Young British Muslims

    Between Rhetoric and Real Lives

    Edited by Sadek Hamid

    Young British Muslims continue to generate strong interest in public discourse. However, much of this interest is framed in negative terms that tends to associate them with criminality, religious extremism or terrorism. Focusing instead on other aspects of being young, Muslim and British, this …

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge

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