Sociology: Sociology of Religion

  • The World Ayahuasca Diaspora: Reinventions and Controversies book cover

    The World Ayahuasca Diaspora

    Reinventions and Controversies

    Edited by Beatriz Caiuby Labate, Clancy Cavnar, Alex K. Gearin

    Ayahuasca is a psychoactive substance that has long been associated with indigenous Amazonian shamanic practices. The recent rise of the drink’s visibility in the media and popular culture, and its rapidly advancing inroads into international awareness, mean that the field of ayahuasca is quickly…

    Hardback – 2016-08-11
    Routledge
    Vitality of Indigenous Religions

  • The Angola Prison Seminary: Effects of Faith-Based Ministry on Identity Transformation, Desistance, and Rehabilitation book cover

    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 – 2016-08-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Corrections

  • Routledge Revivals: The Indian Earthquake (1935) book cover

    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 – 2016-08-08
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The True India (1939): A Plea for Understanding book cover

    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 – 2016-08-08
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Challenge of the North-West Frontier (1937): A Contribution to World Peace book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Challenge of the North-West Frontier (1937)

    A Contribution to World Peace

    By C.F. Andrews

    First published in 1937, this book grew out of the author’s belief that there needed to be a ‘drastic revision’ of British policy on the North-West Frontier of India (now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan) in order to achieve a lasting peace. The author examined the causes of continued hostility and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-08
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Rise and Growth of the Congress in India (1938) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Rise and Growth of the Congress in India (1938)

    By C.F. Andrews, Girija Mookerjee

    First published in 1938, this book aims to provide a history of the rise and growth of the Indian National Congress for the general reader, covering the period from its foundation in 1885 until the beginning of the non-co-operation movement in 1920. It was intended to extend the official history of…

    Hardback – 2016-08-08
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Mahatma Gandhi's Ideas (1929): Including Selections from his Writings book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Mahatma Gandhi's Ideas (1929)

    Including Selections from his Writings

    By C.F. Andrews

    First published in 1929, this book was intended to explain, "with documentary evidence", the main principles and ideas for which Gandhi had stood over the course of his career up until that point. The author draws upon his long and intimate personal relationship with Gandhi to give an authoritative…

    Hardback – 2016-08-08
    Routledge

  • Gender Roles in Ireland: Three Decades of Attitude Change book cover

    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 – 2016-08-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Religion, Equalities, and Inequalities book cover

    Religion, Equalities, and Inequalities

    Edited by Dawn Llewellyn, Sonya Sharma

    Presenting cutting edge research on how religion can confront and obscure social inequalities in everyday life, Religion, Equalities and Inequalities argues that when religion is left out of social scientific analyses, it can result in incomplete analyses that conceal pathways to social inclusion…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03
    Routledge
    Theology and Religion in Interdisciplinary Perspective Series in Association with the BSA Sociology of Religion Study Group

  • Continuity, Change and Crisis in Contemporary Ireland book cover

    Continuity, Change and Crisis in Contemporary Ireland

    Edited by Brian Girvin, Gary Murphy

    The focus of this book is to analyse from a number of perspectives the politics of change in Ireland north and south since 1969. The emergence of the troubles in Northern Ireland, the final push to gain entry to the EEC, changing social mores and severe economic difficulties all begin to appear on…

    Paperback – 2016-07-28
    Routledge

  • Alevis in Europe: Voices of Migration, Culture and Identity book cover

    Alevis in Europe

    Voices of Migration, Culture and Identity

    Edited 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 – 2016-07-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Young People’s Attitudes to Religious Diversity book cover

    Young People’s Attitudes to Religious Diversity

    Edited 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 – 2016-07-20
    Routledge
    AHRC/ESRC Religion and Society Series

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