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Sociology of Religion

  • 'Honour' Killing and Violenceby Aisha K. Gill; Carolyn Strange; Karl Roberts

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 36.00

    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...

  • "Photos of the Gods"by Christopher Pinney

    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...

  • (Un)heimliche Lustby Sabine Grenz

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 49.99

    In dieser kulturgeschichtlichen und empirischen Studie wird der Konsum sexueller Dienstleistungen von Männern untersucht. Im Vordergrund steht dabei die Bearbeitung grundlegender Fragen der Prostitutionsdebatte, zum Beispiel darüber, ob Prostitution einen Beitrag zur sexuellen Freiheit leistet. more...

  • 3D-Kinoby Claudia Wegener; Jesko Jockenhövel; Mariann Gibbon

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 19.99

    Dreidimensionales Kino ist im Trend: Internationale Filmfestivals eröffenen mit 3D-Filmen, große Filmproduktionen werden immer häufiger auch oder ausschließlich dreidimensional umgesetzt, Gerätehersteller versuchen, den 3D-Markt im Bereich des Home-Entertainments zu erschließen. Das Buch nimmt die Perspektive des Publikums in den Blick und setzt sich... more...

  • 50 Schlüsselideen Religionby Peter Stanford; Sebastian Vogel

    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...

  • 9/11 Handbookby Hans G. Kippenberg; Tilman Seidensticker

    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...

  • Africas of the Americasby Stephan Palmié

    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...

  • Afro-Cuban Theologyby Michelle A Gonzalez

    UPF 2006; US$ 34.95

    At long last a fresh theological map that charts unexplored terrain--the racialized border separating Latino and black theologies. more...

  • After the Baby Boomersby Robert Wuthnow

    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...

  • After Integrationby Marian Burchardt; Ines Michalowski

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 59.99

    The integration of Muslim into European societies is often seen as a major challenge that is yet to be confronted. This book, by contrast, starts from the observation that on legal, political and organizational levels integration has already taken place. Structured in two parts, it showcases the variety of theoretical approaches that scholars have... more...