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- PublicAffairs 2013; US$ 26.99
When Jessie Hawkins? adopted daughter told her she had another mom back in Ethiopia, Jessie didn?t, at first, know what to think. She?d wanted her adoption to be great story about a child who needed a home and got one, and a family led by God to adopt. Instead, she felt like she?d done something wrong. Adoption has long been enmeshed in the politics... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 55.00
The rise of fundamentalist movements in major religions has forced decision-makers, development organizations and academics to turn their attention to its meaning for development. Global scholars and practitioners examine these issues and fundamentally question the secular-religious dichotomy in development discourse and practice. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95
Daniel Bell assesses the impact of Christian resistance to capitalism in Latin America, and the implications of theological debates that have emerged from this. He uses postmodern critical theory to investigate capitalism, its effect upon human desire and the Church's response to it, in a thorough account of the rise, failure and future prospects of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95
Beverley Milton-Edwards analyzes the roots and emergence of new Islamic movements and the main thinkers that inspired them. Providing a much-needed historical overview, the main facets of Islamic fundamentalism are put in a global context, with a thematic debate of issues such as: the effects of colonialism on Islam secularism and the Islamic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95
This book explores the relationships between fundamentalist religious belief, political extremism and outbreaks of religiously inspired violence. Is the post-Cold War world increasingly violent and is this violence the result of strident religious understandings of how societies should be organized? more...
- Silvertail Books 2013; US$ 10.19
Tom Cruise and John Travolta say the Church of Scientology is a force for good. Others disagree. Award-winning journalist John Sweeney investigated the Church for more than half a decade. During that time he was intimidated, spied on and followed and the results were spectacular: Sweeney lost his temper with the Church's spokesman on camera and his... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.95
Under the auspices of top international commentators, The Freedom to do God's Will considers the global impact of fundamentalism on religious traditions including Hinduism, Buddhism, Mormonism, Christianity, Judaism and Islam. With special reference to human rights issues, women's rights and the influence of social factors, it brings a new dimension... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 25.95
In Britain alone, several thousand young Muslims are thought to be part of violent extremist networks. How did they become involved? What are the mechanisms and dynamics through which European Muslims join al-Qaeda and groups inspired by al-Qaeda? This paper explains the processes whereby European Muslims are recruited into the Islamist militant... more...
- IP (Interactive Publications) 2012; US$ 15.00
A clash of cultures has beset the world: George W. Bush has declared the War on Terror, and the Fines, a Jewish family with a dog named Lenin, have taken in a Muslim homestay student. Despite the Fines' liberalist ideology and their best intentions to show their guest how the world can be a better place, Ben begins to fear that terror may lurk... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 116.00
Postmodernism, Religion, and the Future of Social Work discusses the benefits and disadvantages of the postmodern philosophy as a foundation for social work and human service practice. Social work students and practitioners will learn about the developments that have shaped postmodern thinking as they pertain to society in general, as well as to the... more...