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Sociology of Religion

  • The Shipwrecked Mindby Mark Lilla

    New York Review Books 2016; US$ 18.95

    We don?t understand the reactionary mind. As a result, argues Mark Lilla in this timely book, the ideas and passions that shape today?s political dramas are unintelligible to us. The reactionary is anything but a conservative. He is as radical and modern a figure as the revolutionary, someone shipwrecked in the rapidly changing present, and ... more...

  • Challenging Identitiesby Peter Madsen

    Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available

    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...

  • Muslim Citizenship in Liberal Democraciesby Mario Peucker

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 119.00

    This book explores Muslims?civic and political participation in Australia and Germany, shedding light ontheir individual experiences, motives for, and personal implications of theirmulti-faceted engagement. Based on in-depth interviews with Muslims who havebeen active within a Muslim community context, mainstream civil society and thepolitical arena,... more...

  • Handbuch Körpersoziologieby Robert Gugutzer; Gabriele Klein; Michael Meuser

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 54.99

    Das  Handbuch Körpersoziologie  verfolgt das Ziel, den grundlegenden Stellenwert des Körpers für soziologisches Denken zu veranschaulichen. Die Körpersoziologie versteht den Körper als bedeutsam für subjektiv sinnhaftes Handeln sowie als eine soziale Tatsache, die hilft, Soziales zu erklären. Der menschliche Körper ist Produzent, Instrument... more...

  • Handbuch Körpersoziologieby Robert Gugutzer; Gabriele Klein; Michael Meuser

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 59.99

    Das  Handbuch Körpersoziologie  verfolgt das Ziel, den grundlegenden Stellenwert des Körpers für soziologisches Denken zu veranschaulichen. Die Körpersoziologie versteht den Körper als bedeutsam für subjektiv sinnhaftes Handeln sowie als eine soziale Tatsache, die hilft, Soziales zu erklären. Der menschliche Körper ist Produzent, Instrument... more...

  • Identitätby Heinz Abels

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

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

  • Selbstbestimmt bis nach dem Todby Nicole Sachmerda-Schulz

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    Nicole Sachmerda-Schulz zeigt den zunehmenden Bedeutungsverlust traditionell christlicher Bestattungsnormen, gestiegene räumliche Mobilität und den Wunsch nach Selbstbestimmung über den eigenen Tod hinaus als die zentralen Ursachen für die steigende Nachfrage nach anonymen Bestattungen auf. Dieses Buch liefert aktuelle und empirisch fundierte Ergebnisse... more...

  • Angry Abolitionists and the Rhetoric of Slaveryby Benjamin Lamb-Books

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.99

    This book is an original application of rhetoric and moral-emotions theory to the sociology of social movements. It promotes a new interdisciplinary vision of what social movements are, why they exist, and how they succeed in attaining momentum over time. Deepening the dimension of cultural sociology, this work draws upon the social psychology of... more...

  • The Production of American Religious Freedomby Finbarr Curtis

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 23.80

    Americans love religious freedom. Few agree, however, about what they mean by either ?religion? or ?freedom.? Rather than resolve these debates, Finbarr Curtis argues that there is no such thing as religious freedom. Lacking any consistent content, religious freedom is a shifting and malleable rhetoric employed for a variety of purposes. While Americans... more...

  • Frontiers of Tasteby Zane Ma Rhea

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 159.00

    This book provides a critical, multiperspective, sociohistorical analysis of the role of food in postcolonial Indigenous, British and French settler relations. Drawing on archival resources from Australian explorers, settlers and nation builders, the book argues that contemporary issues of food security, sovereignty and sustainability have been significantly... more...