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Sociology of Religion

  • Everyday Multiculturalism and ?Hidden? Hateby Stevie-Jade Hardy

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 85.90

    This book examines the lived reality of 'everyday multiculturalism', and the ways that young people make sense of the diverse world around them. Currently we know very little about how multiculturalism shapes our lives, our interactions and our identity. This is especially pertinent for young people. How do young people from largely white, disadvantaged... more...

  • Heresy and Dissent in the Carolingian Empireby Matthew Bryan Gillis

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 97.99

    Recounts the history of an exceptional ninth-century religious outlaw, Gottschalk of Orbais-a priest who developed a controversial, Augustinian-based theology of predestination that directly contradicted Carolingian beliefs, showing how the Carolingian Empire preserved order within the Frankish Christian church through coercive reform. more...

  • Violent Trauma, Culture, and Powerby Michelle Walsh

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 85.90

    This book is an interdisciplinary exploration of the intertwining impact of violent trauma, culture, and power through case studies of two ministries serving in different demographic contexts within the United States. Mass shootings continue to rise in the United States, including in religious and school contexts, and the U.S. also... more...

  • Religious Leaders and Conflict Transformationby Nukhet A. Sandal

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 88.00

    The book introduces a theoretical framework to understand the role of religious leaders in conflict transformation and peacebuilding. more...

  • Das Kopftuch als Visitenkarteby Juliane Kanitz

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 31.21

    Juliane Kanitz geht in ihrem Buch nicht nur der bereits vielfach gestellten Frage nach, warum muslimische Frauen ein Kopftuch tragen, sondern konzentriert sich darauf, wie es getragen wird. Dabei geht es ihr um die kulturell-ästhetischen und modischen Präferenzen der Frauen und nicht in erster Linie um die religiösen Motive, die sonst häufig im Mittelpunkt... more...

  • The Religious Lives of Older Laywomenby Abby Day

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 39.99

    A study of the generation of mainstream Christian laywomen born in the 1920s and 1930s ('Generation A'). more...

  • Managing the Paralympicsby Simon Darcy; Stephen Frawley; Daryl Adair

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; Not Available

    This book critically examines the planning, management, and operations of the world?s premier event for Para sport athletes. Noting a lack of research into how these games are planned and managed, the authors of this contributed volume discuss how the Paralympics are essentially different to the Olympics and what this means for their management. ... more...

  • Assistive Gesellschaftby Peter Biniok; Eric Lettkemann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 26.75

    Die Beiträge des Buches befassen sich mit der Frage, was ?Gesellschaft? bedeutet, wenn nahezu alle Lebensbereiche assistiert werden. Ob Blindenhund, Butler oder Assistent der Geschäftsführung, Herzschrittmacher oder Navigationssystem, Pflegeroboter oder Ambient Assisted Living - wir werden assistiert von anderen Personen und Lebewesen, und immer häufiger... more...

  • The Policing of Protest, Disorder and International Terrorism in the UK since 1945by Peter Joyce

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 84.91

    This book examines the nature of protest and the way in which the police and state respond to the activities associated with this term. Protest is explored within the context of the perceived decline in public engagement with recent general election contests. It is often thought that protest is regarded as an alternative to, or as a replacement... more...

  • Komik als Kommunikation der Kulturenby Christopher Kloë

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 49.05

    Christopher Kloë stellt in diesem Buch Samuel Huntingtons Hypothese eines Kampfes der Kulturen die Systematik einer Begegnung der Kulturen gegenüber. Diese wird durch das Mittel der medialen komischen Kommunikation von (Selbst-)Darstellungen anhand der Thesen von Homi K. Bhabha, Thilo Sarrazin, Alfred Schütz und Zygmunt Bauman erläutert. Der Vorgang... more...