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Forthcoming Religion & Politics Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Transnational Islamic Actors and Indonesia’s Foreign Policy

    Transcending the State

    By Delphine Alles

    Series: Rethinking Southeast Asia

    The past fifteen years have seen Indonesia move away from authoritarianism to a thriving yet imperfect democracy. During this time, the archipelago has attracted international attention as the most-populated Muslim-majority country in the world. As religious issues and actors have been increasingly...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Religion at the European Parliament and in European multi-level governance

    Edited by François Foret

    This book presents the findings of the first ever survey of the religious preferences of Members of the European Parliament (MEPs). An international research team interviewed a large sample of MEPs, with the purpose of investigating their beliefs and how these beliefs have an impact on their role...

    To Be Published April 16th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Shared Idioms, Sacred Symbols, and the Articulation of Identities in South Asia

    Edited by Kelly Pemberton, Michael Nijhawan

    How do text, performance, and rhetoric simultaneously reflect and challenge notions of distinct community and religious identities? This volume examines evidence of shared idioms of sanctity within a larger framework of religious nationalism, literary productions, and communalism in South Asia....

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Buddhism and Human Rights

    By Wayne R. Husted, Damien Keown

    It is difficult to think of a more urgent question for Buddhism in the late twentieth century than human rights. The political, ethical and philosophical questions surrounding human rights are debated vigorously in political and intellectual circles throughout the world and now in this volume....

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Ethnicity and Religion

    Intersections and Comparisons

    Edited by Joseph Ruane, Jennifer Todd

    Religion has regained political prominence in the twenty first century and not least for the manner in which it intersects with ethnicity. Many ethnic conflicts have a strong religious dimension, and religion appears as a powerful force for mobilisation, solidarity and violence. Religion and...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Religion and Political Identity

    Insiders/Outsiders in American Politics

    By David S. Gutterman, Andrew R. Murphy

    Series: Routledge Series on Identity Politics

    Profound demographic and cultural changes in American society over the last half century have unsettled conventional understandings of the relationship between religious and political identity in the United States. The American religious landscape has become far more complex, not simply because of...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. What is the Kingdom of Heaven? (Routledge Revivals)

    By A. Clutton-Brock

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Written as the First World War was finally drawing to a close, A. Clutton-Brock’s reflections on the Kingdom of Heaven examine this challenging theological concept in light of the great religious, political and moral uncertainties thrown up by the conflict. In particular, Clutton-Brock contends...

    To Be Published May 17th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Poor and Spirit

    Neoliberalism and the Political Theology of Poverty

    By Jeffrey Scholes

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Rights, Religious Pluralism and the Recognition of Difference

    Off the Scales of Justice

    By Dorota Anna Gozdecka

    Human rights and inclusion are the leading legal paradigms of our time and are considered to be the cornerstone of democracy. In legal discourses on rights, freedom of religion occupies a pivotal position, receiving increasing attention from legal bodies. This book critically evaluates the emerging...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Halal Matters

    Islam, Politics and Markets in Global Perspective

    Edited by Florence Bergeaud-Blackler, Johan Fischer, John Lever

    In today’s globalized world, halal (meaning ‘permissible’ or ‘lawful’) is about more than food. Politics, power and ethics all play a role in the halal industry in setting new standards for production, trade, consumption and regulation. The question of how modern halal markets are constituted is...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge