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  1. Everyday Islam in Post-Soviet Central Asia

    By Maria Elisabeth Louw

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    Providing a wealth of empirical research on the everyday practise of Islam in post-Soviet Central Asia, this book gives a detailed account of how Islam is understood and practised among ordinary Muslims in the region, focusing in particular on Uzbekistan. It shows how individuals negotiate...

    Published November 27th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Death and the right hand

    By Robert Hertz

    First published in English 1960. The historical value of Hertz's writings is that they are a representative example of the culmination of two centuries of development of sociological thought in France, from Montesquieu to Durkheim and his pupils. In the intervening years since publication, that...

    Published October 9th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Peace Education and Religious Plurality

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Robert Jackson, Satoko Fujiwara

    Does religion bring peace or war? In order to discuss this fundamental question, it is essential to reflect upon religious education that shapes the views of religion among young generations. This book has developed from the special panel on "Religious Education and Peace" for the 19th World...

    Published December 5th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Introducing Anthropology of Religion

    Culture to the Ultimate

    By Jack David Eller

    This lively and readable survey introduces students to key areas of the field and shows how to apply an anthropological approach to the study of contemporary world religions. Written by an experienced teacher, it covers all of the traditional topics of anthropology of religion, including...

    Published July 15th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Contemporary Landscapes of Contemplation

    Edited by Rebecca Krinke

    Contemplative landscape and contemplative space are familiar terms in the areas of design, landscape architecture and architecture. Krinke and her highly regarded contributors set out to explore definitions, theories, and case studies of contemplative landscapes. The contributors, Marc Treib, John...

    Published August 31st 2005 by Routledge

  6. The Ethics of Anthropology

    Debates and Dilemmas

    Edited by Pat Caplan

    Since the inception of their discipline, anthropologists have studied virtually every conceivable aspect of other peoples' morality - religion, social control, sin, virtue, evil, duty, purity and pollution. But what of the examination of anthropology itself, and of its agendas, epistemes, theories...

    Published June 18th 2003 by Routledge

  7. A Moral Critique of Development

    In Search of Global Responsibilities

    Edited by Anta Kumar Giri, Philip Quarles van Ufford

    Recent critiques of international development practice, affecting aid organizations such as Oxfam, Action Aid and the Red Cross, have attacked the motives of those heading the 'machine' of development suggesting that it is in reality just too politically complex for good ever to come of it. But,...

    Published April 30th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Major World Religions

    From Their Origins To The Present

    Edited by Lloyd Ridgeon

    This work seeks to answer questions about the great religious traditions in the contemporary age. It focuses upon those religions that continue to demand the attention of the Western world. Following an introduction on the philosophy of religion, attention is focused on Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism,...

    Published March 12th 2003 by Routledge

  9. The Dove in the Consulting Room

    Hysteria and the Anima in Bollas and Jung

    By Greg Mogenson

    Psychoanalysis began as a treatment for hysteria over a century ago, and recently has returned to hysteria as a focus, most notably in the works of Christopher Bollas and Juliet Mitchell. This provocative and original book critically engages with psychoanalysis and in particular the phenomenon of...

    Published March 12th 2003 by Routledge

  10. La Renovation du Shi'isme Ismaelien En Inde Et Au Pakistan

    D'apres les Ecrits et les Discours de Sultan Muhammad Shah Aga Khan

    By Michel Boivin

    This French-language book is the first to propose a scientific approach to the Aga Khan's religious thought, placing it in its proper perspective by revealing how the Aga Khan responded to contemporary challenges. It will be of interest to both students and scholars of history, orientalism and...

    Published February 26th 2003 by Routledge