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Sociology of Religion

  • A Better Storyby Glynn Harrison

    Inter Varsity Press UK 2017; US$ 11.99

    The architects of the sexual revolution won over the popular imagination because they knew the power of story. They drew together radical new ideologies, often complex and hard to grasp, and melded them into the simpler structure of narrative. Crucially, they cast narratives that appealed to the moral instincts of ordinary, decent people.This moral... more...

  • Jahrtausendwendeby Manuel Castells

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 49.10

    Dieser Band zeigt ausgehend vom Zerfall der Sowjetunion die Unfähigkeit zentralistischer Staatswirtschaften zur Bewerkstelligung der Transformation hin zum Informationszeitalter. Aber Ungleichheit, Polarisierung und sozialer Ausschluss als Folgen der Globalisierung zeigen sich dem Autor weltweit, u.a. an städtischer Armut und der Not der Kinder. Zugleich... more...

  • Der Aufstieg der Netzwerkgesellschaftby Manuel Castells

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 49.10

    Manuel Castells entwirft in seinem Werk eine Soziologie des Informationszeitalters. Auf der Grundlage reichhaltigen empirischen Materials analysiert und interpretiert er die Entwicklung von der Industriegesellschaft zur Informationsgesellschaft.  Seit seinem ersten Erscheinen 1996 in den USA hat das Werk einen beispiellosen Siegeszug durch... more...

  • Planetary Atmospheres and Urban Society After Fukushimaby Christophe Thouny; Mitsuhiro Yoshimoto

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 85.98

    This collection examines the event of Fukushima in Japan in terms of urban sociology and cultural politics to portray the triple catastrophe of March 2011 as both a planetary event and a dual economic and environmental crisis which indelibly marked Japan and the wider global community. The contributors examine how this new situation has been expressed... more...

  • Law Enforcement and Technologyby Andy Bain

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 57.31

    This edited book explores the history, development and use of technology in the policing of society, showing that technology plays a key, if not pivotal role in the work of law enforcement. The authors analyse several examples of technology in common use today, which include both officers' equipment and technology used by crime scene investigation... more...

  • Historical Urban Landscapeby Gábor Sonkoly

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 85.98

    This book uses the Historic Urban Landscape - the most recently codified notion of international urban heritage conservation - to demonstrate why it is necessary to demarcate history from cultural heritage and what consequences the increasing popularity of the latter have on history. It also demonstrates how the history of cultural heritage... more...

  • Prosperos Bücher. Friktionen, Struktur und die Grundzüge einer Monadologie des Filmsby Christian Köhler

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 20.53

    Christian Köhlers Buch ist eine komplexe und vielschichtige Arbeit über Peter Greenaways Film Properos Bücher (NL/UK 1991). Der englische Maler und Regisseur experimentierte in seiner Adaption von Shakespeares Theaterstück Der Sturm von 1611 mit einer frühen digitalen Aufnahmetechnik, der ?Paintbox? von Sony.  Vor dem Hintergrund der Filmtheorie... more...

  • A Nun's Story - The Deeply Moving True Story of Giving Up a Life of Love and Luxury in a Single Irresistible Momentby Sister Agatha; Richard Newman

    John Blake Publishing 2017; US$ 7.99

    Shirley Leach lived in a world of extreme comfort, wealth and status. With every good thing life had to offer, she was due to marry the man she loved?a man who, in turn, adored her. But all this was to change in a single moment. One happy day, in the midst of writing to her fiancée, her hand stopped writing unbidden; then it continued by itself,... more...

  • Devotional Fitnessby Martin Radermacher

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 84.99

    This book examines evangelical dieting and fitness programs and provides a systematic approach of this diverse field with its wide variety of programs. When evangelical Christians engage in fitness and dieting classes in order to ?glorify God,? they often face skepticism. This book approaches devotional fitness culture in North America from a religious... more...

  • Zwischen Klassik und Moderneby Klaus Lichtblau

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 49.10

    Der vorliegende Band versammelt die wichtigsten Aufsätze Klaus Lichtblaus zu den Werken von Georg Simmel, Max Weber und Franz Oppenheimer und deren Bedeutung für die Entwicklung der deutschen Soziologie. Er nimmt den ästhetischen Bedeutungsgehalt des Begriffs des ?Modernen? ernst und verdeutlicht anhand einer nationalen Tradition der Soziologie exemplarisch... more...