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  1. Civic Virtue and the Sovereignty of Evil

    By Derek Edyvane

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    The last decade has witnessed a growing perception of ethical crisis in public life. Circumstances of political uncertainty, fueled by the rise of international terror and global financial crisis, have placed the practice of civic virtue under severe strain. Our turbulent times have prompted many...

    Published October 29th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Religion, Language, and Power

    Edited by Nile Green, Mary Searle-Chatterjee

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    Religion, Language and Power shows that the language of ‘religion’ is far from neutral, and that the packaging and naming of what English speakers call ‘religious’ groups or identities is imbued with the play of power. Religious Studies has all too often served to amplify voices from other...

    Published October 10th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Culture, Religion and Conflict in Muslim Southeast Asia

    Negotiating Tense Pluralisms

    Edited by Joseph Camilleri, Sven Schottmann

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    By examining the sometimes surprising and unexpected roles that culture and religion have played in mitigating or exacerbating conflicts, this book explores the cultural repertoires from which Southeast Asian political actors have drawn to negotiate the pluralism that has so long been...

    Published October 1st 2012 by Routledge

  4. Islamization of Turkey under the AKP Rule

    Edited by Birol Yesilada, Barry Rubin

    This book examines the decade in office of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) and its efforts to transform the Turkish republic toward a more Islamist-oriented system. If it succeeds, Turkey’s dramatic shift will be the most important change in the Middle East power balance since the 1979...

    Published September 13th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Right to Religious Freedom in International Law

    Between Group Rights and Individual Rights

    By Anat Scolnicov

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    This book analyses the right to religious freedom within international law. Analysing legal structures in a variety of both Western and non-Western jurisdictions, the book sets out a topography of the different constitutional structures of religion within the state and their compliance with...

    Published September 13th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Ritual and Recovery in Post-Conflict Sri Lanka

    By Jane Derges

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Following over twenty years of war, Sri Lanka’s longest cease-fire (2002-2006) provided a final opportunity for an inclusive peace settlement between the Sri Lankan government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). However, hostilities resumed with ever increasing desperation and ferocity...

    Published September 6th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Religious Freedom in India

    Sovereignty and (Anti) Conversion

    By Goldie Osuri

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Drawing on the critical and theoretical concepts of sovereignty, biopolitics, and necropolitics, this book examines how a normative liberal and secular understanding of India’s religious identity is translatable by Hindu nationalists into discrimination and violence against minoritized religious...

    Published August 31st 2012 by Routledge

  8. Religion, Race, and Barack Obama's New Democratic Pluralism

    Edited by Gastón Espinosa

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    Contrary to popular claims, religion played a critical role in Barack Obama’s 2008 election as president of the United States. Religion, race, and gender entered the national and electoral dialogue in an unprecedented manner. What stood out most in the 2008 presidential campaign was not that...

    Published August 27th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Contested Sudan

    The Political Economy of War and Reconstruction

    By Ibrahim Elnur

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    Since gaining independence in 1956, Sudan has endured a troubled history, including the longest civil war in African history in Southern Sudan and more recent conflicts such as the humanitarian crisis in Darfur. This book explores this history of ensuing conflict, examining why Sudan failed to...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Christianity and the State in Asia

    Complicity and Conflict

    Edited by Julius Bautista, Francis Khek Gee Lim

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

    Christianity is one of the most rapidly growing religions in Asia. Despite the challenges of political marginalisation, church organisations throughout much of Asia are engaged in activities - such as charity, education and commentary on public morality - that may either converge or conflict with...

    Published May 10th 2012 by Routledge