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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95
The marginalisation of Muslims in India has recently been the subject of heated public debate. In these discussions, however, Muslim women are often either overlooked or treated as a homogenous group with a common set of interests. Focusing on the narratives of women living in a predominantly Muslim colony in South Delhi, this book attempts to demonstrate... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 43.54
Religious and ethnic diversity have become crucial and pressing concerns in Europe: in particular, the presence of Muslims, their integration, citizenship, and how to deal with the influx of refugees. Can we draw on the resources of religions and their leaders for models of peaceful coexistence or do religious identities constitute obstacles to cooperation... more...
- Policy Press 2016; US$ 42.95
Uses original scholarship and empirical research to examine how Muslim women are represented in social policy discourse and situated within national debates about Britishness, the death of multiculturalism and international terrorism. more...
- Beacon Press 2017; US$ 25.99
An eye-opening account of how and why evangelical Christian ministries are flourishing in prisons across the United States Throughout the United States, faith-based prison ministries are flourishing amid an increasingly punitive system of mass incarceration. These predominantly evangelical Christian ministries are mainly concerned with salvaging... more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2012; US$ 34.95
Focusing on the legal ramifications of Sharia law in the context of rapidly changing Western liberal democracies, Debating Sharia approaches the issue from a variety of methodological perspectives. more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2011; US$ 54.00
Examining the changing functions of the official religious leaders in the chaplaincy as well as the place and purpose of religion in the lives of regular military personnel, Religion in the Ranks explores this question in the context of late modernity and the Canadian secular state. more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 21.99 US$ 18.91
Places of Faith will offer an introduction to America's astounding religious diversity by taking readers on a cross-country religious road trip. Christopher Scheitle and Roger Finke have crisscrossed the country visiting churches in small towns and rural areas as well as the mega-churches, storefronts, synagogues, Islamic centers, Eastern temples,... more...
- NYU Press 2006; US$ 26.00
2007 Choice Outstanding Academic Title At the funeral of Matthew Shepard?the young Wyoming man brutally murdered for being gay?the Reverend Fred Phelps led his parishioners in protest, displaying signs with slogans like ?Matt Shepard rots in Hell,? ?Fags Die God Laughs,? and ?God Hates Fags.? In counter-protest, activists launched an ?angel action,?... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
Identity is a keyword in a number of academic fields as well as in public debate and in politics. During the last decades, references to identity have proliferated, yet there is no simple definition available that corresponds to the use of the notion in all contexts. The significance of the notion depends on the conceptual or ideological constellation... more...