The study of pilgrimage often centres itself around miracles and spontaneous populist activities. While some of these activities and stories may play an important role in the emergence of potential pilgrimage sites and in helping create wider interest in them, this book demonstrates that the...
Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge
Innovation, Representation, and Authority
Japanese Religions on the Internet draws attention to how religion is being presented, represented and discussed on the Japanese Internet. Its intention is to contribute to wider discussions about religion and the Internet by providing an important example – based on one of the Internet’s most...
Published September 2nd 2013 by Routledge
Needs and Moral Necessity analyses ethics as a practice, explains why we have three moral theory-types, consequentialism, deontology and virtue ethics, and argues for a fourth needs-based theory....
Published October 9th 2012 by Routledge
Series: 500 Tips
With over 700 entries from an international team of contributors, this wide-ranging work crosses the traditional boundaries between disciplines in the humanities and social sciences and defines French culture in its broadest sense. Areas covered include: * economy* education* film* food and wine*...
Published September 5th 2001 by Routledge
Employability, Transferable Skills and Learning for Life
This text addresses both the issues and practicalities of key skills in higher education. It discusses the issues relating to the introduction of key skills, drawing on both the arguments and theory of why key skills should (or should not) be introduced. Case study material is included....
Published August 31st 2000 by Routledge
The Case of Aum Shinrikyo
The Tokyo subway attack in March 1995 was just one of a series of criminal activities including murder, kidnapping, extortion, and the illegal manufacture of arms and drugs carried out by the Japanese new religious movement Aum Shinrikyo, under the guidance of its leader Asahara Shoko. Reader looks...
Published April 19th 2000 by Routledge
While scholarly works on this topic have to date mainly concentrated on Japan's influences in economic and political terms, this volume examines Japanese influences in Asia from a broader perspective. The text takes into account human factors, such as the presence of Japanese people as workers,...
Published October 11th 1999 by Routledge
Case Studies on Teaching Required Courses
Series: SEDA Series
This text looks at the problems of teaching HE students whose main interest and discipline lies elsewhere. Contributors describe strategies they have developed to inspire students and case studies are used to transfer key ideas to other teachers....
Published August 31st 1999 by Routledge
The aim of this text is to look at how research into a variety of learning resources can be undertaken for the benefit of the student, lecturer and institution. It discusses the changing resources environment and the need for setting the right institutional framework for research and learning....
Published October 31st 1996 by Routledge