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  1. 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 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  2. 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 29th 2010 by Routledge

  3. 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 24th 2010 by Routledge

  4. 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 21st 2010 by Routledge

  5. 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 17th 2009 by Routledge

  6. 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 15th 2009 by Routledge

  7. 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 12th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Faith-Based War

    From 9/11 to Catastrophic Success in Iraq

    By T.Walter Herbert

    Series: Religion and Violence

    The American invasion of Iraq was largely governed by faith-based policy. The "shock and Awe" strategy, alongside a grossly mismanaged occupation, led to the loss of American lives. Faith-Based War presents an analysis of the imperialist Christian militarism behind the Bush Administration. America’...

    Published September 30th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Muslims in Singapore

    Piety, politics and policies

    By Kamaludeen Mohamed Nasir, Alexius A. Pereira, Bryan S. Turner

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    This book examines Muslims in Singapore, analysing their habits, practices and dispositions towards everyday life, and also their role within the broader framework of the secularist Singapore state and the cultural dominance of its Chinese elite, who are predominantly Buddhist and Christian....

    Published September 14th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Popular Religion in Russia

    'Double Belief' and the Making of an Academic Myth

    By Stella Rock

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

    This book dispels the widely-held view that paganism survived in Russia alongside Orthodox Christianity, demonstrating that 'double belief', dvoeverie, is in fact an academic myth. Scholars, citing the medieval origins of the term, have often portrayed Russian Christianity as uniquely muddied by...

    Published May 11th 2009 by Routledge