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  1. Ethno-Religious Violence in Indonesia

    From Soil to God

    By Chris Wilson

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Ethno-religious violence in Indonesia illustrates in detail how and why previously peaceful religious communities can descend into violent conflict. From 1999 until 2000, the conflict in North Maluku, Indonesia, saw the most intense communal violence of Indonesia’s period of democratization. For...

    Published October 7th 2011 by Routledge

  2. New Dimensions of Politics in India

    The United Progressive Alliance in Power

    Edited by Lawrence Saez, Gurharpal Singh

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    Following India’s general election in May 2009, this book undertakes a critical evaluation of the performance of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA). It presents a thorough analysis of the UPA coalition government, and by providing an understanding of the new innovations in the UPA’s policies,...

    Published September 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  3. Eastern Christianity and the Cold War, 1945-91

    Edited by Lucian Leustean

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

    Despite widespread persecution, Orthodox churches not only survived the Cold War period but levels of religiosity in Orthodox countries remained significant. This book examines the often surprising relations between Orthodox churches and political regimes. It provides a comprehensive overview of...

    Published May 17th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Terrorism: The Basics

    By James Lutz, Brenda J Lutz

    Series: The Basics

    Terrorism: The Basics is an ideal starting point for anyone interested in one of the most discussed, written about and analysed aspects of modern life. Common misconceptions are dispelled as the authors provide clear and jargon-free answers to the big questions: What does terrorism involve?...

    Published February 24th 2011 by Routledge

  5. The Cultural Practices of Modern Chinese Buddhism

    Attuning the Dharma

    By Francesca Tarocco

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Buddhism in China during the late Qing and Republican period remained a powerful cultural and religious force. Francesca Tarocco is a rising star in this field and offers an innovative high-quality piece of work that presents a new perspective on the influence of Buddhism on Chinese culture....

    Published February 24th 2011 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Religion and American Politics

    Classic and Contemporary Perspectives

    By Amy Black, Douglas Koopman, Larycia Hawkins

    Debuting it its first edition, Religion and American Politics incorporates both original content from leading scholars and excerpts from classic and contemporary writings that will help you explore connections between religion and political culture, movements, institutions, and actors. Its...

    Published July 21st 2010 by Routledge

  10. 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