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- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 33.00
In this interdisciplinary collection leading experts and scholars from criminology, psychology, law and history provide a compelling analysis of practices and beliefs that lead to violence against women, men and children in the name 'honour'. more...
- Reaktion Books 2004; US$ 29.00
Drawing on years of archival research, interviews with artists and publishers, and the ethnographic study of their rural consumers, Christopher Pinney traces the intimate connections between the production and consumption of mass-produced images in India and the struggle against colonial rule. more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 19.99
Eine Entdeckungsreise zu den Religionen der Welt und in die Sphäre von Glauben und SpiritualitätDas gottförmige Vakuum - Heilige Texte - Gut und Böse - Leben und Tod - Die Goldene Regel - Riten und Rituale - Das Leben Jesu - Gott und Mammon - Reformation - Das Papsttum - Schuld und Frauenfeindlichkeit - Der Heilige Geist - Heilige und Sünder... more...
- Equinox Publishing Ltd 2006; US$ 22.95
The book contains the first scholarly edition of the Arabic text of the Manual of the Attackers of 9/11, along with an English translation and commentary, and studies concerning its context. It makes a document available that is crucial in understanding 9/11. It addresses the issues debated in public: Is the text a forgery? Are suicidal attacks... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 273.00
Like no previous reference, African American Religious Cultures captures the full scope of African American religious identity, tracing the long history of African American engagement with spiritual practice while exploring the origins and complexities of current religious traditions.||This breakthrough encyclopedia offers alphabetically organized... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 126.00
Until recently, African Americanist scholarship has been dominated by programmatic searches for African origins. This book aims to transcend this research agenda by exploring the ritual and discursive production and reproduction of conceptions of Africa and Africanity in the Americas. more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 29.95
Much has been written about the profound impact the post-World War II baby boomers had on American religion. But the lifestyles and beliefs of the generation that has followed--and the influence these younger Americans in their twenties and thirties are having on the face of religion--are not so well understood. It is this next wave of post-boomers... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 179.00
This is a timely book that fills the gap in the study of Chinese overseas and their religions in the global context. Rich in ethnographic materials, this is the first comprehensive book that shows the transnational religious networks among the Chinese of different nationalities and between the Chinese overseas and the regions in China. The book highlights... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 29.99
The contributors to this volume treat pluralism as a concept that is historically and ideologically produced or, put another way, as a doctrine that is embedded within a range of political, civic, and cultural institutions. Their critique considers how religious difference is framed as a problem that only pluralism can solve. Working comparatively... more...