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Sociology of Religion

  • Secularization in the Long 1960sby Clive D. Field

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 89.99

    Using empirical research, this study provides a clear guide to the current state of the debate surrounding secularization in Britain during the long 1960s. more...

  • Architekturen und Artefakteby Uta Karstein; Thomas Schmidt-Lux

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 27.13

    In der Soziologie ist seit längerer Zeit ein zunehmendes Interesse an Architektur und Artefakten beobachtbar. Dabei wird daran erinnert, dass nicht nur immaterielle Zeichen, Symbole und Repräsentationen des Sozialen existieren, sondern auch Orte, Stoffe und Dinge. Diesen wird eine wichtige Rolle im sozialen Geschehen zugesprochen: Materiales erscheint... more...

  • White Theologyby J. Perkinson

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 29.04

    White Theology re-examines white race privilege throughout history and its relationship to black theology. James W. Perkinson articulates a white theology of responsibility responding to the claims of James Cone (and other black scholars) that serious engagement with history and culture must be at the heart of any American projection of integrity or... more...

  • Alternative Sociologies of Religionby James V. Spickard

    NYU Press 2017; US$ 27.00

    Alternative Sociologies of Religion explores what the sociology of religion would look like had it emerged in a Confucian, Muslim, or Native American culture rather than in a Christian one.    Sociology has long used Western Christianity as a model for all religious life. As a result, the field has tended to highlight aspects of religion that Christians... more...

  • Post-Soviet Racismsby Nikolay Zakharov; Ian Law

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 86.13

    This book is novel not only in its theoretical framework, which places racialisation in post-communist societies and their modernist political projects at the centre of processes of global racism, but also in being the first account to examine both these new national contexts and the interconnections between racisms in these four regions of the Baltic... more...

  • Rechtsextreme Gewaltby Michail Logvinov

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 4.51

    Vor dem Hintergrund steigender rechtsextremer Gewalt widmet sich dieses essential der Frage, welche Erklärungsansätze die Rechtsextremismusforschung für die rechte Gewaltkriminalität erarbeitet hat. Michail Logvinov diskutiert die in den soziologischen Forschungen verbreiteten Interpretationen der Radikalisierungsprozesse im rechten Milieu und... more...

  • The Gülen Movementby Salih Cingillioglu

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 107.67

    This book presents findings from research into one of the world's most influential Islamic movements, the Gülen Movement, from the perspective of social transformation through adult education. At the core of research questions lies how the movement enrolls volunteers from all walks of life and transforms them to adopt its aims at the expense of their... more...

  • Latino Protestants in Americaby Mark T. Mulder; Aida I. Ramos; Gerardo Martí

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 37.99

    Researchers estimate that by 2030 half of all Latinos in America will be Protestant. Latino Protestants in America takes readers inside the numbers to highlight the many reasons Latino Protestants are growing, the diversity of this group, and the implications of this growth on politics, economics, religion, and more. more...

  • Muslim Students, Education and Neoliberalismby Máirtín Mac an Ghaill; Chris Haywood

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 86.13

    This edited collection brings together international leading scholars to explore why the education of Muslim students is globally associated with radicalisation, extremism and securitisation. The chapters address a wide range of topics, including neoliberal education policy and globalization; faith-based communities and Islamophobia; social mobility... more...

  • Lived Religion and the Politics of (In)Toleranceby R. Ruard Ganzevoort; Srdjan Sremac

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 86.13

    This volume explores the ways in which lived religion encourages and contributes to conflicts, as well as fosters tolerance, in the interlocking rural, urban, and virtual social spheres. Through ten case studies with vast geographical and religious variation, the contributors address some of the shortcomings in analyses of the relationship between... more...