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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...

  • 'Ndranghetaby Anna Sergi; Anita Lavorgna

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 48.01

    This book presents an historical and sociological account of the Italian mafia-type organisation known as the ?ndrangheta. It draws together diverse perspectives on the various ?ndrangheta clans and their behavioural models, focusing specifically on their organisational skills, their bonds with Calabrian society and Calabrian communities around the... 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...

  • 'Til Faith Do Us Partby Naomi Schaefer Riley

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 16.99

    'Til Faith Do Us Part is a fascinating exploration of the promise and peril of interfaith marriage today. It will be required reading not only for interfaith couples or anyone considering interfaith marriage, but for all those interested in learning more about this significant, yet understudied phenomenon and the impact it is having on America. more...

  • (Un)heimliche Lustby Sabine Grenz

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 18.76

    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...

  • 1968 in Retrospectby G. Bhambra; I. Demir

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2009; US$ 90.36

    This volume examines the protest movements of 1968 from innovative perspectives. With contributions from leading social theorists the book reflects on the untold narratives of race, gender and sexuality and critically addresses the standard theoretical assumptions of 1968 to discuss overlooked perspectives. more...

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

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 18.76

    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

    Spektrum Akademischer Verlag 2014; US$ 6.55

    Eine Entdeckungsreise zu den Religionen der Welt und in die Sphäre von Glauben und Spiritualität Das 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... more...

  • Action Figuresby M. Gallagher

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2006; US$ 90.36

    What accounts for the massive global popularity of action films and adventure literature? How do men and women respond to iconic screen stars such as Jackie Chan, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Steve McQueen, and Charlton Heston? Action genres have been Hollywood's most profitable global exports for most of its history, their male heroes the subject of much... more...

  • Advertising, Commercial Spaces and the Urbanby Anne M. Cronin

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2010; US$ 95.38

    Providing a detailed account of contemporary outdoor advertising and its relationship with urban space, this book examines what the outdoor advertising industry tells us about the commercial production of urban space, what industry practices reveal about contemporary capitalism, and how ads and billboard structures interface with spaces of the city more...