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  1. 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

  2. Politics of Religion

    A Survey

    Edited by Jeffrey Haynes

    Series: Europa Politics of ... series

    This title explores some of the key issues which surround the politics of religion, an area which has historically been the cause of great controversy. Today religion is still the cause of a great deal of political debate, be it the teaching of the creationist theory in the United States or the...

    Published April 12th 2006 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Mary Douglas

    Collected Works

    By Professor Mary Douglas, Mary Douglas

    Series: Collected Works

    Mary Douglas is a central figure within British social anthropology. Studying under Evans-Pritchard at Oxford immediately after the second world war, she formed part of the group of anthropologists who established social anthropology's standing in the world of scholarship. Her works, spanning the...

    Published September 4th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Purity and Danger

    An Analysis of Concepts of Pollution and Taboo

    By Professor Mary Douglas, Mary Douglas

    Purity and Danger is acknowledged as a modern masterpiece of anthropology. It is widely cited in non-anthropological works and gave rise to a body of application, rebuttal and development within anthropology. In 1995 the book was included among the Times Literary Supplement's hundred most...

    Published September 4th 2002 by Routledge