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Sociology of Religion

  • Polemical Encountersby

    BRILL 2007; US$ 166.00

    In its historical development from late antiquity to the present, western esotericism has repeatedly been the issue of polemical discourse. This volume engages the polemical structures that underlie esoteric identities and the controversy about esoteric currents in European history. more...

  • Post-Yugoslaviaby Dino Abazovic; Mitja Velikonja

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    This interdisciplinary examination of present-day identities and histories of the former Yugoslavia explores relationships with the social, political, cultural and historical 'facts and fictions' that have marked the different parts of the region. It shows that while nationalism remains important other social dynamics also exert a strong influence.... more...

  • The Anthropology of Elitesby J. Abbink; T. Salverda

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2012; US$ 76.02

    Offering insightful anthropological-historical contributions to the understanding of elites worldwide, this book helps us grasp their ways of life and role in times of contested global inequalities. Case studies include the Polish gentry, the white former colonial elite of Mauritius, professional elites, and transnational (financial) elites. more...

  • The New Sectarianismby Geneive Abdo

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 19.99

    The New Sectarianism considers the causes for growing Sunni-Shi'a animosity in countries such as Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Iran, and Saudi Arabia. It illustrates how the two groups perceive one another after the Arab uprisings, how these perceptions have affected Arab life, and how these contestations pose a serious threat to the stability of regional... more...

  • Identitätby Heinz Abels

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 26.64

    Dieses Lehrbuch bietet einen Überblick über die zentralen Definitionen, die historische Genese und die Veränderungen von Identität in der Moderne. more...

  • Interaktion, Identität, Präsentationby Heinz Abels

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 6.20

    Die Einführung macht in verständlicher Sprache mit interpretativen Theorien vertraut. Es werden die wichtigsten Annahmen von George Herbert Mead zum Thema Identität und von Herbert Blumer zur symbolischen Interaktion dargestellt. Anschließend wird die phänomenologische Grundlegung der Soziologie durch Alfred Schütz nachgezeichnet und vor diesem Hintergrund... more...

  • Interaktion, Identität, Präsentationby Heinz Abels

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 8.88

    1 George Herbert Mead - eine Einführung 13 1. 1 Geistiger Hintergrund: Pragmatismus und Behaviorismus 14 1. 2 Zeichen, Gesten und signifikante Symbole 17 1. 3 Rollenübemahme 22 1. 4 Identität - sich selbst mit den Augen der Anderen sehen 24 1. 5 Play und game 27 1. 6 I und Me - impulsives Ich und reflektiertes Ich 33 1. 7 Würdigung und Kritik 36 1.... more...

  • Identitätby Heinz Abels

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 13.32

    Dieses Lehrbuch bietet einen Überblick über die zentralen Definitionen, die historische Genese und die Veränderungen von Identität in der Moderne. more...

  • Jewish Cultural Nationalismby David Aberbach

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Jewish Cultural Nationalism explores the development of Jewish nationalism from the Bible to modern times, focusing on particular movements and places as well as texts which signified, or themselves brought about, change: the Bible (Hebrew prayer book), and the modern Hebrew literature, particularly in Tsarist Russia. While the influence of the... more...

  • The Life of Meaningby Bob Abernethy; William Bole; Tom Browkaw

    Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 18.95

    PBS's Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly, which Bob Abernethy conceived and anchors, has been described as "the best spot on the television landscape to take in the broad view of the spiritual dimension of American life . . ." by the Christian Science Monitor. "Finally," wrote the San Francisco Chronicle, "something intelligent on TV about religion." Now,... more...