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Sociology of Religion

  • Creed & Grievanceby Abdul Raufu Mustapha; David Ehrhardt

    Boydell & Brewer 2018; US$ 35.00

    Analyses the complexities of Christian-Muslim conflict that threatens the fragile democracy of Nigeria, and the implications for global peace and security. more...

  • Die Modernität des Kapitalismusby Werner Sombart; Klaus Lichtblau

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2018; US$ 41.11

    Der Band enthält grundlegende Texte Werner Sombarts zur spezifisch soziologischen und historischen Fundierung der Entwicklungsgeschichte des kapitalistischen Systems. Die Texte werden von Klaus Lichtblau eingeleitet und für die aktuellen Diskussionen anschlussfähig gemacht. Der Autor Werner Sombart (1863-1941) war ein deutscher Soziologe und Nationalökonom.... more...

  • The Palgrave Handbook of Relational Sociologyby François Dépelteau

    Springer International Publishing 2018; US$ 243.40

    This handbook on relational sociology covers a rapidly growing approach in the social sciences—one which is connected to the interests of a large, diverse pool of researchers across a range of disciplines. Relational sociology has been one of the key foundations of the “relational turn” in human sciences since the 1980s, and it offers a unique opportunity... more...

  • Caliphate Redefinedby Hüseyin Yilmaz

    Princeton University Press 2018; US$ 39.95 US$ 36.35

    The medieval theory of the caliphate, epitomized by the Abbasids (750–1258), was the construct of jurists who conceived it as a contractual leadership of the Muslim community in succession to the Prophet Muhammed’s political authority. In this book, Hüseyin Yilmaz traces how a new conception of the caliphate emerged under the Ottomans, who redefined... more...

  • Beyond Sociologyby Ananta Kumar Giri

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 97.84

    This book explores the contours of a transformational sociology which seeks to reconsider the horizons of sociological imagination. It questions accepted modernist assumptions such as the equation of society and nation-state, the dualism of individual and society and that of ontology and epistemology.  Arguing that contemporary sociology suffers from... more...

  • The Sociolinguistics of Hip-hop as Critical Conscienceby Andrew S. Ross; Damian J. Rivers

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 92.49

    This book adopts a sociolinguistic perspective to trace the origins and enduring significance of hip-hop as a global tool of resistance to oppression. The contributors, who represent a range of international perspectives, analyse how hip-hop is employed to express dissatisfaction and dissent relating to such issues as immigration, racism, stereotypes... more...

  • Auditive Wissenskulturenby Bernd Brabec de Mori; Martin Winter

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 56.52

    Die sozial- und kulturwissenschaftliche Erforschung auditiver Phänomene ist stets mit spezifischen Wissensformen konfrontiert. Die Rolle, die Musik und andere Klänge in verschiedenen sozialen und kulturellen Kontexten spielen, hängt mit dem Wissen zusammen, welches in bestimmter Weise (re)produziert und vermittelt wird. Wir können etwas über Klänge... more...

  • Religion and Modernityby Detlef Pollack; Gergely Rosta

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 124.99

    The volume describes how the social significance of religion in its various facets has changed in modern societies and pinpoints the factors and conditions that have contributed to these changes. more...

  • Spirituality in Hospice Careby Andrew Goodhead; Nigel Hartley; Ros Taylor; Becky McGregor; Pippa Hashemi; Linda McEnhill; Olwen Minford; Bob Whorton; Liz Arnold

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 35.00

    An edited collection that offers personal and professional perspectives of what spiritual care is and how it can be understood in relation to end of life and palliative care. With contributions from doctors, artists, volunteers and more, this book shows how spiritual care is not just the prerogative of chaplains. more...

  • Cosmopolitanism, Markets, and Consumptionby Julie Emontspool; Ian Woodward

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 97.84

    This book addresses the complicated question of how markets and consumption create the possibilities for cross-cultural exchanges and the multicultural pleasures of omnivorous consumption, whilst at the same time building new boundaries and distinctions, paving the way for new exploitative relationships, and initiating novel modes of status and capital... more...