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Sociology of Religion

  • Leib und Netzby Matthias Klemm; Ronald Staples

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 30.08

    In den Beiträgen des Bandes wird die Debatte um die digitale Transformation der sozialen Welt weitergeführt. Die Autorinnen und Autoren diskutieren die Bedeutung des Körpers in der Digitalisierung und die Rolle der digitalen Inszenierung für das leibliche (Selbst-)Erleben. Welche Theorien und Forschungsstrategien sind geeignet, den digitalen Wandel... more...

  • Boxing, the Gym, and Menby Jérôme Beauchez

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 95.49

    This book explores the lived experiences of boxers in a French banlieue , largely populated by people from working-class and immigrant backgrounds. Jérôme Beauchez, who joined in the men’s daily workouts for many years, analyzes the act of boxing as a high-stakes confrontation that extends well beyond the walls of the gym. Exploring the physical... more...

  • Religion and welfare in Europeby Lina Molokotos-Liederman

    Policy Press 2017; US$ 45.95

    Compares regional conceptions and variations of welfare in relation to national religious traditions across key parts of Europe. Using comparative case studies, the book examines the transition from research to practical policy recommendations, highlighting the similarities and differences between selected European countries. more...

  • Football and Supporter Activism in Europeby Borja García; Jinming Zheng

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 96.60

    This book   is the first to explore and compare football governance, fandom culture and supporter engagement in Europe. With a specific focus on supporter activism and campaigning, the collection provides a comparative study of several European countries. The authors argue that supporters, despite being the pillar or the ‘lifeblood’ of their club,... more...

  • Fluchtpunkt Integrationby Manuel Becker; Volker Kronenberg; Hedwig Pompe

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 40.12

    Die Beiträgerinnen und Beiträger des vorliegenden Sammelbandes diskutieren in einem interdisziplinären Spektrum Probleme, Perspektiven und Lösungsvorschläge der Herausforderungen von Integration: Rechtliche, soziale und historisch-kulturelle Einschätzungen treffen auf theologische, psychologische und medizinische Perspektiven, kommunale und kirchliche... more...

  • Adaptation, Awards Culture, and the Value of Prestigeby Colleen Kennedy-Karpat; Eric Sandberg

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 96.60

    This book explores the intersection between adaptation studies and what James F. English has called the “economy of prestige,” which includes formal prize culture as well as less tangible expressions such as canon formation, fandom, authorship, and performance. The chapters explore how prestige can affect many facets of the adaptation process, including... more...

  • A Goddess in Motionby Roger Canals

    Berghahn Books 2017; US$ 29.95

    The current practice of the cult of María Lionza is one of the most important and yet unexplored religious practices in Venezuela. Based on long-term fieldwork, this book explores the role of images and visual culture within the cult. By adopting a relational approach, A Goddess in Motion shows how the innumerable images of this goddess-represented... more...

  • Die Verdammten der Stadtby Loïc Wacquant

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 35.10

    Die Verdammten der Stadt führt uns mitten ins schwarze Ghetto im Inneren Chicagos und in die sich deindustrialisierende Banlieue in den Außenzonen von Paris und entdeckt, dass städtische Marginalität nicht überall gleich ist. Auf Grundlage von Feld-, statistischen und historischen Daten zeigt Wacquant, dass die Rückbildung der innerstädtischen Gebiete... more...

  • The Global Cultural Capitalby Mari Paz Balibrea

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 107.43

    This book argues the crucial role of culture and cultural policies in defining the notion of urban citizenship in Barcelona since 1979. Through analysis of official documents, municipal publicity campaigns, sport – including the Olympic Games and Barcelona F.C – and film, Balibrea makes sense of the city as a global cultural destination and reveals... more...

  • Soziologische Theorie der Gegenwartsgesellschaft Iby Gerhard Preyer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 47.14

    Die Soziologie der Mitgliedschaft behandelt Grundlagenfragen der soziologischen Theorie der Gegenwartsgesellschaft umfassend und tiefgreifend. Sie kommt in ihren Rekonstruktionen und der Begründung des Forschungsprogramms der mitgliedschaftstheoretischen Gesellschafts-, Organisations- und Interaktionstheorie zu Einsichten, die zur Diskussion und... more...