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- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 54.99
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...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 9.99
Alfred Bellebaum beleuchtet die unterschiedlichen Bedeutungen sowie soziale Ursachen und manifeste soziale und individuelle Folgen von Acedia. Die gängige Übersetzung von Acedia, griech. Wortursprung, lautet Trägheit. Sie zählt zu den Sieben Todsünden ? neben Hochmut, Geiz, sexueller Zügellosigkeit, Neid, Völlerei und Zorn. Unangesehen der überlieferten... more...
- University of California Press 2000; US$ 31.95
Finally, social scientists have begun to attempt to understand religious behavior rather than to discredit it as irrational, ignorant, or foolish?and Rodney Stark and Roger Finke have played a major role in this new approach. Acknowledging that science cannot assess the supernatural side of religion (and therefore should not claim to do so), Stark... more...
- 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...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 279.00
This book, in its 114th year, provides insight into major trends in the North American Jewish communities, examining the recently completed Pew Report (A Portrait of Jewish American), gender in American Jewish life, national and Jewish communal affairs and the US and world Jewish population. It also acts as an important resource with lists of Jewish... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 299.00
This Year Book, now in its 115th year, provides insight into major trends in the North American Jewish communities and is the Annual Record of the North American Jewish Communities. The first two chapters of Part I examine Jewish immigrant groups to the US and Jewish life on campus. Chapters on ?National Affairs? and ?Jewish Communal Affairs? analyze... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 140.00
This is a collection of histories of various aspects of American sociology of religion. The contributions range from descriptions of early dissertations, accounts of changes in theoretical conceptualization, the evolution of studies of particular denominations, to the rise of new areas of inquiry such as globalization, feminism, new religions, and... more...
- OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 54.99
A study of animal sacrifice within Greek paganism, Judaism, and Christianity between 100 BC and AD 200. After a vivid account of the realities of sacrifice in the Greek East and in the Jerusalem Temple, Maria-Zoe Petropoulou explores the attitudes of early Christians towards this practice, and the reasons why they ultimately rejected it. more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 166.00
The main goal of the second issue of the Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion, devoted entirely to religion and politics, is precisely to question the sense of a reconstruction of the mutual and simultaneous relations between these two spheres of social life. What does this process mean and where is it taking us? more...