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  1. Ethnicity and Religion

    Intersections and Comparisons

    Edited by Joseph B. Ruane, Jennifer Todd

    Series: Association for the Study of Nationalities

    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...

    Published November 10th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Religion and Globalization

    Edited by Véronique Altglas

    Series: Critical Concepts in Social Studies

    Because space and identities are reformulated by religions as they break through geographic and cultural boundaries, religion is now widely recognized as ‘the great globalizer’. In particular, as they become transnational, religions adapt to new social contexts and interact with other cultures,...

    Published October 12th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Islam in the West

    Edited by David Westerlund, Ingvar Svanberg

    Series: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

    In recent decades, the number of Muslims in the West has increased rapidly, and interesting transformations of Islam have taken place—to some extent with repercussions in Islamic or predominantly Muslim countries in Asia and Africa. This new four-volume Major Work collection from Routledge helps to...

    Published September 8th 2010 by Routledge

  4. The Real Peace Process

    Worship, Politics and the End of Sectarianism

    By Siobhan Garrigan

    Series: Religion and Violence

    The Good Friday Agreement resulted in the cessation of paramilitary violence in Northern Ireland. However, prejudice and animosity between Protestants and Catholics remains. The Real Peace Process draws on extensive fieldwork in Protestant and Catholic churches across Ireland to analyse how...

    Published September 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  5. Israel at the Polls 2009

    Edited by Shmuel Sandler, Manfred Gerstenfeld, Hillel Frisch

    This book describes political and sociological developments in Israel before and after the February 2009 elections, alongside an analysis of electoral trends. It provides an effective analysis of contemporary political and sociological Israeli history. Rather than focusing narrowly on electoral...

    Published June 30th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Religion and the Environment

    Edited by Roger S. Gottlieb

    Series: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    In the last two decades a new form of religiously motivated social action and a virtually new field of academic study—each based in recognition of the connections between religion and humanity’s treatment of the environment—have developed. Interactions between religion and environmental concern...

    Published June 25th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Religion and Politics in South Asia

    Edited by Ali Riaz

    Religion and religio-political forces have become potent influences in the domestic politics of many countries irrespective of geographical location, stages of economic growth, and systems of governance. The growing importance of religion as a marker of identity and a tool of political mobilization...

    Published February 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  8. Identity and Identification in India

    Defining the Disadvantaged

    By Laura Dudley Jenkins

    Can a state empower its citizens by classifying them? Or do reservation policies reinforce the very categories they are meant to eradicate? Indian reservation policies on government jobs, legislative seats and university admissions for disadvantaged groups, like affirmative action policies...

    Published November 18th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Religion and Politics

    Edited by Jeffrey Haynes

    Series: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    The early twenty-first century has witnessed a global resurgence of religious activity and identification. In particular, numerous examples of the growing political influence of religion can be cited, not least in Europe, once thought to be an inexorably secularizing continent. In India, meanwhile,...

    Published October 16th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Religion and Politics in Turkey

    Edited by Barry Rubin, Ali Carkoglu

    Over the last decade the once marginal extreme right of the Turkish ideological spectrum has grown in size as well as in influence and has effectively reshaped party competition in Turkey. Policy mandates and electoral bases of the rising extreme right rely on potentially explosive social cleavages...

    Published October 13th 2009 by Routledge