Sociology: Sociology of Religion

  • The Erasure of Arab Political Identity: Colonialism and Violence book cover

    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 – 2017-01-23
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Margins of Citizenship: Muslim Experiences in Urban India book cover

    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 – 2017-01-23
    Routledge India
    Religion and Citizenship

  • Values and Identities in Europe: Evidence from the European Social Survey book cover

    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 – 2017-01-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Routledge Revivals: Homosexuality: A Research Guide (1987) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Homosexuality: A Research Guide (1987)

    Edited by Wayne R. Dynes

    First published in 1987, this book encompasses a broad range interdisciplinary research into homosexuality — displaying a full spectrum of points of view — and, given that the major traditions of modern homosexual research began in Europe, is not restricted to works in English.. In general topics…

    Hardback – 2017-01-11
    Routledge

  • Religion and Psychotherapy in Modern Japan book cover

    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 – 2016-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Refashioning Secularisms in France and Turkey: The Case of the Headscarf Ban book cover

    Refashioning Secularisms in France and Turkey

    The Case of the Headscarf Ban

    By Amelie Barras

    Over the past few years, secularism has become an intrinsic component of discussions on religious freedom and religious governance. The question of whether states should restrict the wearing of headscarves and other religious symbols has been particularly critical in guiding this thought…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Islamic Studies Series

  • Young British Muslims: Between Rhetoric and Realities book cover

    Young British Muslims

    Between Rhetoric and Realities

    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 – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

  • Muslim Diasporas in the West book cover

    Muslim Diasporas in the West

    Edited by Tahir Abbas

    This major works collection surveys the nature of Muslim Diasporas in the west from a sociological perspective, exploring the issues of migration, integration, identity, politics, Islamophobia and radicalisation. This four-volume collected works is the state of the art on the research and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Sociology

  • Materiality and the Study of Religion: The Stuff of the Sacred book cover

    Materiality and the Study of Religion

    The Stuff of the Sacred

    Edited by Tim Hutchings, Joanne McKenzie

    Material culture has emerged in recent decades as a significant theoretical concern for the study of religion. This book contributes to and evaluates this material turn, presenting thirteen chapters of new empirical research and theoretical reflection from some of the leading international scholars…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Theology and Religion in Interdisciplinary Perspective Series in Association with the BSA Sociology of Religion Study Group

  • Racialised Gang Rape and the Reinforcement of Dominant Order: Discourses of Gender, Race and Nation book cover

    Racialised Gang Rape and the Reinforcement of Dominant Order

    Discourses of Gender, Race and Nation

    By Kiran Kaur Grewal

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

    Hardback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Islam and Political-Cultural Europe book cover

    Islam and Political-Cultural Europe

    By W. Cole Durham, Tore Lindholm

    Islam and Political-Cultural Europe identifies the sometimes confusing and often contentious new challenges that arise in daily life and institutions as Islam settles deeper into Europe. Critiquing past and recent assimilation efforts in the fields of education, finance, and security, the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Religious Satanism: A Critical Anthology book cover

    Contemporary Religious Satanism

    A Critical Anthology

    Edited by Jesper Aagaard Petersen

    The Church of Satan was founded by Anton LaVey on April 30, 1966. In his hands, Satan became a provocative symbol for indulgence, vital existence, natural wisdom and the human being's true animal nature. At present, religious Satanism exists primarily as a decentralized subculture with a strong…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge New Religions

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