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  • Youth in the Former Soviet South

    Everyday Lives between Experimentation and Regulation

    Edited by Stefan B. Kirmse

    This book offers the first comprehensive analysis of youth, in all its diversity, in Muslim Central Asia and the Caucasus. It brings together a range of academic perspectives, including media studies, Islamic studies, the sociology of youth, and social anthropology. While most discussions of youth…

    Paperback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Routledge Revivals: The Indian Earthquake (1935)

    By C.F. Andrews

    First published in 1935, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the 1934 Nepal-Bihar earthquake, giving a background to the earthquake zone, describing the event itself and surveying the ensuing devastation. The author also looks at the government’s actions and the response of India’s other…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The True India (1939)

    A Plea for Understanding

    By C.F. Andrews

    First published in 1939, this book sets out to refute some of the ‘unjust charges laid at India’s door’ and correct the ‘false impressions’ that prevailed at the time. The author argues that the distorted view of the social conditions in India in the contemporary press and literature were…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Muslim Americans

    Debating the Notions of American and un-American

    By Nahid Afrose Kabir

    With Islamophobia on the rise in the US rise since 9/11, Muslims remain the most misunderstood people in American society. Taking as its point of departure the question of the compatibility of Islam and democracy, this book examines Muslims’ sense of belonging in American society. Based on…

    Hardback – 2016-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Ethnicized Gang Rape and Discourses of Gender, Race and Nation

    By Kiran Grewal

    This path-breaking book provides a comparative analysis of public discourses in France and Australia on a series of highly mediatised and ethnicised gang rapes which occurred during the early to mid-2000s. These led to intense public debate in both countries regarding an apparent ’gang rape…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge

  • The Global Repositioning of Japanese Religions

    An integrated approach

    By Ugo Dessì

    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,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-04 
    Routledge
    Global Connections

  • The Angola Prison Seminary

    Effects of Faith-Based Ministry on Identity Transformation, Desistance, and Rehabilitation

    By Michael Hallett, Joshua Hays, Byron R. Johnson, Sung Joon Jang, Grant Duwe

    Corrections officials faced with rising populations and shrinking budgets have increasingly welcomed "faith-based" providers offering services at no cost to help meet the needs of inmates. Drawing from three years of on-site research, this book utilizes survey analysis along with life-history…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Corrections

  • Christian Evangelicals and Digital Media

    Mediating the Gospel in Contemporary America

    By Deborah Whitehead

    This book provides a critical interpretation of media engagement among American evangelicals today—in the age of tweets, smart phones, bloggers, 24-hour news, and an almost infinite number of TV channels. It focuses on a new generation of tech-savvy U.S. evangelicals--including so called "New…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge
    Media, Religion and Culture

  • Gender Roles in Ireland

    Three Decades of Attitude Change

    By Margret Fine-Davis

    Gender Roles in Ireland: three decades of attitude change documents changing attitudes toward the role of women in Ireland from 1975 to 2005, a key period of social change in this society. The book presents replicated measures from four separate surveys carried out over three decades. These cover a…

    Paperback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Young People’s Attitudes to Religious Diversity

    By Elisabeth Arweck

    Investigating the hitherto unexplored topic of how young people understand and relate to religious diversity in the social context in which they are growing up, this book makes a significant contribution to the existing body of literature on religious diversity and multiculturalism. It closes a gap…

    Hardback – 2016-07-27 
    Routledge
    Ashgate AHRC/ESRC Religion and Society Series

  • Alevis in Europe

    Voices of Migration, Culture and Identity

    By Tözün Issa

    The Alevis are a significant minority in Turkey, and now also in the countries of Western Europe. Over the past century, many of them have migrated from rural enclaves on the Anatolian plateau to the great cities of Istanbul and Ankara, and from there to the countries of the European Union. This…

    Hardback – 2016-07-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • 'Cult Wars' in Historical Perspective

    New and Minority Religions

    Edited by Eugene V. Gallagher

    'Cult Wars' in Historical Perspective  provides a broad characterization of the shifting religious contours over the past several decades. Offering an assessment of several important topics in the study of new religions, this book explores developments in well-known groups such as the…

    Hardback – 2016-07-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Inform Series on Minority Religions and Spiritual Movements

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