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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00
This chapter discusses theoretical and methodological issues concerning doing critical discourse analysis in China. The authors believe that China’s unique social, cultural and political context justifies an assumption that the Western originated paradigm of critical discourse analysis needs tailoring and appropriating when being applied in China.... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 73.99
We are haunted, Samuel Kimbriel suggests, by a habit of isolation buried, often imperceptibly, within our practices of understanding and relating to the world. In Friendship as Sacred Knowing, Kimbriel works through the complexities of this disposition to contest its place within contemporary philosophical thought and practice. Stories of isolation... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 69.42
Sex, Medien und Theologie ? eine provokante Mischung, auf die man mit Ablehnung oder Offenheit reagieren kann. Der vorliegende Band versucht das letztere: Auf dem Hintergrund der gesellschaftlichen Veränderungen im Leben und Erleben von Sexualität und der theologischen Entwicklungen in der Reflektion von Sexualität werden beispielhaft drei Medien ?... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 34.99
The way in which religious people eat reflects not only their understanding of food and religious practice but also their conception of society and their place within it. This anthology considers theological foodways, identity foodways, negotiated foodways, and activist foodways in the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean. Original essays explore... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Issues of sexuality and gender are hotly contested in both religious communities and national cultures around the world. In the social sciences, religious traditions are often depicted as inherently conservative or even reactionary in their commitments to powerful patriarchal and pronatalist sexual norms and gender categories. In illuminating the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95
Because society is increasingly secular, it may seem irrelevant to consider the psychology of religion. But the diversity of our multi-ethnic and multi-cultural society in fact makes religion more important to the social sciences than it has ever been before. What are the social consequences of religion? Every day the news is full of events that can... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 29.99
Moving beyond identity politics while continuing to respect diverse entities and concerns, Whitney A. Bauman builds a planetary politics that better responds to the realities of a pluralistic world. Calling attention to the historical, political, and ecological influences shaping our understanding of nature, religion, humanity, and identity, Bauman... more...