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  • Holy Nations and Global Identitiesby Annika Hvithamar; Margit Warburg; Brian Jacobsen

    BRILL 2009; US$ 147.00

    Along with the processes of globalisation and the end of the cold war we have seen an upsurge in religious nationalism and an increasing focus on the role of religion as a legitimising force in democratic secular states. Holy Nations & Global Identities draws on the combined theoretical and historical insight of historians, political scientists and... more...

  • Identités laïques ?by Marc Mayer

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 8.99

    Entre l?humanisme concret, mythe fondateur de la laïcité, qui se veut universaliste et l?humanisme abstrait qui nous demande de nous abstraire de soi pour aller à la rencontre de l?autre, il y a la question de savoir comment faire valoir sa conception du vivre ensemble. La laïcité est ainsi plurielle et la question des identités laïques se pose. La... more...

  • If the Oceans Were Inkby Carla Power

    Henry Holt and Co. 2015; US$ 19.99

    NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST ? Hailed by The Washington Post as ? mandatory reading,? and praised by Fareed Zakaria as ?intelligent, compassionate, and revealing,? a powerful journey to help bridge one of the greatest divides shaping our world today. If the Oceans Were Ink is Carla Power's eye-opening story of how she and her longtime... more...

  • Islam and Other Religionsby Irfan Omar

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This collection of essays assesses various dimensions of dialogue between Islam and other religions, especially Christianity. This book celebrates the work of Professor Mahmoud Ayoub and reflects the themes that are central in his scholarship spanned over the last three decades and which are more relevant than ever at the inauguration of the twenty-first... more...

  • Jewish Orthodoxy and Its Discontentsby Marta F. Topel

    UPA 2012; US$ 29.99

    In this book, Marta T. Topel utilizes anthropological research to analyze both macro and micro social processes among secular and Orthodox Jews in Israel. Topel approaches religious dissidence within the Jewish Israeli Orthodoxy through the lens of the inverse phenomenon: religious conversion to Jewish Orthodoxy. more...

  • Judaism's Encounter with American Sportsby Jeffrey S. Gurock

    Indiana University Press 2005; US$ 23.95

    Judaism's Encounter with American Sports examines how sports entered the lives of American Jewish men and women and how the secular values of sports threatened religious identification and observance. What do Jews do when a society -- in this case, a team -- "chooses them in," but demands commitments... more...

  • Konsum: Reflexionen über einen multidisziplinären Prozessby Dieter Bögenhold

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 9.99

    Dieter Bögenhold nähert sich dem Thema Konsum aus soziologischer Perspektive und bezieht dabei wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Themen wie Marketing und Konsumökonomik sowie andere angrenzende Fachgebiete ein. Der Leser bekommt auf diese Weise einen Überblick über die vielen Facetten dieses Forschungsbereiches. Die Rolle des Konsums in der Ideengeschichte... more...

  • Living with Differenceby Adam B. Seligman; Rahel R. Wasserfall; David W. Montgomery

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 19.95

    Whether looking at divided cities or working with populations on the margins of society, a growing number of engaged academics have reached out to communities around the world to address the practical problems of living with difference. This book explores the challenges and necessities of accommodating difference, however difficult and uncomfortable... more...

  • The Lord's Resistance Armyby Lawrence Cline

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 75.00

    Operating in four African nations, the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) routinely engages in human rights violations that include mutilation, murder, mass-scale abductions, and sex trafficking?and it has done so with seeming impunity for more than 20 years. This timely book offers a concise, expert analysis of Joseph Kony's terrorist organization, covering... more...