Sociology: Sociology of Religion

  • Queering Conflict: Examining Lesbian and Gay Experiences of Homophobia in Northern Ireland book cover

    Queering Conflict

    Examining Lesbian and Gay Experiences of Homophobia in Northern Ireland

    By Marian Duggan

    Queering Conflict offers a unique culturally specific analysis into the ways in which homophobia in Northern Ireland has been informed and sustained during the latter half of the twentieth century. This book takes the failure of the British Government to extend the 1967 Sexual Offences Act to…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Human Rights, Islam and the Failure of Cosmopolitanism book cover

    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 – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Rights, Religious Pluralism and the Recognition of Difference: Off the Scales of Justice book cover

    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 – 2017-05-18
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Law and Religion book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Law and Religion

    Edited by Silvio Ferrari

    The field of law and religion studies has undergone a profound transformation over the last thirty years, looking beyond traditional relationships between State and religious communities to include rights of religious liberty and the role of religion in the public space. This handbook features new,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge

  • Buddhist Inclusivism: Attitudes Towards Religious Others book cover

    Buddhist Inclusivism

    Attitudes Towards Religious Others

    By Kristin Beise Kiblinger

    Although Christians have well-developed responses to other religions, the counterpart scholarship from Buddhists has thus far lagged behind. Breaking new ground, Buddhist Inclusivism analyzes the currently favored position towards religious others, inclusivism, in Buddhist traditions. Kristin…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge
    Ashgate World Philosophies Series

  • Public Commissions on Cultural and Religious Diversity: Analysis, Reception and Challenges book cover

    Public Commissions on Cultural and Religious Diversity

    Analysis, Reception and Challenges

    Edited by Solange Lefebvre, Patrice Brodeur

    Due to growing negative perceptions about relations between historically entrenched, dominant populations and various minority groups, issues relating to the need to better manage cultural and religious diversity have been intensifying in many countries. These negative perceptions have recently led…

    Hardback – 2017-05-08
    Routledge

  • The Sacred Law of Islam: A Case Study of Women's Treatment in the Islamic Republic of Iran's Criminal Justice System book cover

    The Sacred Law of Islam

    A Case Study of Women's Treatment in the Islamic Republic of Iran's Criminal Justice System

    By Hamid R. Kusha

    Islam’s Sacred Law is one of the most complex, detailed and comprehensive legal theories that Islam, as a Western religion, has produced in its capacity as a doctrine of social justice. However, few available texts have dealt with the treatment of women under the actual system of justice that…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30
    Routledge

  • Sport in Islam and in Muslim Communities book cover

    Sport in Islam and in Muslim Communities

    Edited by Alberto Testa, Mahfoud Amara

    As Islam’s visibility in global society increases, Muslim populations grow, and Muslim countries compete to take up positions at the heart of global sport, the interplay between sport and Islam becomes ever more illuminating. Sport in Islam and in Muslim Communities is the first book to analyse…

    Paperback – 2017-04-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Religion in Contemporary European Cinema: The Postsecular Constellation book cover

    Religion in Contemporary European Cinema

    The Postsecular Constellation

    Edited by Costica Bradatan, Camil Ungureanu

    The religious landscape in Europe is changing dramatically. While the authority of institutional religion has weakened, a growing number of people now desire individualized religious and spiritual experiences, finding the self-complacency of secularism unfulfilling. The "crisis of religion" is…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Film

  • Indonesia, Islam, and the International Political Economy: Clash or Cooperation? book cover

    Indonesia, Islam, and the International Political Economy

    Clash or Cooperation?

    By Mark S. Williams

    The Republic of Indonesia is a rising great power in the Asia-Pacific, set to become the eighth largest economy in the world in the coming decades. It is the most populous Muslim majority country in the world. The largest Islamic organizations and parties have supported Indonesia’s participation…

    Hardback – 2017-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Islam and Muslims in Southeast Asia

  • Society in Contemporary Laos: Capitalism, Habitus and Belief book cover

    Society in Contemporary Laos

    Capitalism, Habitus and Belief

    By Boike Rehbein

    Over the past decade, Laos’ exposure to global capitalism has resulted in extensive economic and social transformations. Precapitalist social structures both persist and are transformed into a particular configuration of classes. This entails increasing social inequality, a widening range of…

    Hardback – 2017-04-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Testimony in the Spirit: Rescripting Ordinary Pentecostal Theology book cover

    Testimony in the Spirit

    Rescripting Ordinary Pentecostal Theology

    By Mark J. Cartledge

    Paperback – 2017-04-12
    Routledge
    Explorations in Practical, Pastoral and Empirical Theology

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