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  1. 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 30th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 26th 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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 14th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 9th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Muslim Brotherhood in Contemporary Egypt

    Democracy Redefined or Confined?

    By Mariz Tadros

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    The Muslim Brotherhood is one of the oldest and most influential Islamist movements. As the party ascends to power in Egypt, it is poised to adopt a new system of governance and state–society relations, the effects of which are likely to extend well beyond Egypt’s national borders. This book...

    Published April 30th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Totalitarianism and Political Religions, Volume II

    Concepts for the Comparison Of Dictatorships

    Edited by Hans Maier, Michael Schäfer

    Series: Totalitarianism Movements and Political Religions

    Available for the first time in English language translation, this is the long-awaited second volume of the three part set on Totalitarianism and Political Religions, edited by the eminent Professor Hans Maier. This represents a major study, with contributions from leading scholars of political...

    Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Totalitarianism and Political Religions Volume III

    Concepts for the Comparison Of Dictatorships - Theory & History of Interpretations

    Edited by Hans Maier

    Series: Totalitarianism Movements and Political Religions

    Available for the first time in English language translation, the third volume of Totalitarianism and Political Religions completes the set. It provides a comprehensive overview of key theories and theorists of totalitarianism and of political religions, from Hannah Arendt and Raymond Aron to Leo...

    Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge

  8. A History of State and Religion in India

    By Ian Copland, Ian Mabbett, Asim Roy, Kate Brittlebank, Adam Bowles

    Series: Routledge Studies in South Asian History

    Offering the first long-duration analysis of the relationship between the state and religion in South Asia, this book looks at the nature and origins of Indian secularism. It interrogates the proposition that communalism in India is wholly a product of colonial policy and modernisation, questions...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Sacred Space in Israel and Palestine

    Religion and Politics

    Edited by Marshall J. Breger, Yitzhak Reiter, Leonard Hammer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    Religion and religious nationalism have long played a central role in many ethnic and national conflicts, and the importance of religion to national identity means that territorial disputes can often focus on the contestation of holy places and sacred territory. Looking at the case of Israel and...

    Published March 8th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Religion and Change in Modern Britain

    Edited by Linda Woodhead, Rebecca Catto

    This book offers a fully up-to-date and comprehensive guide to religion in Britain since 1945. A team of leading scholars provide a fresh analysis and overview, with a particular focus on diversity and change. They examine: relations between religious and secular beliefs and institutions the...

    Published February 13th 2012 by Routledge