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  1. Islam in Post-Soviet Russia

    Edited by Hilary Pilkington, Galina Yemelianova

    This book, based on extensive original research in the field, analyses the political, social and cultural implications of the rise of Islam in post-Soviet Russia. Examining in particular the situation in Tatarstan and Dagestan, where there are large Muslim populations, the authors chart the long...

    Published April 12th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Japanese Religions at Home and Abroad

    Anthropological Perspectives

    By Hirochika Nakamaki

    In this important book, a leading authority on Japanese religions brings together for the first time in English his extensive work on the subject. The book is important both for what it reveals about Japanese religions, and also because it demonstrates for western readers the distinctive Japanese...

    Published April 6th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Multiculturalism, Muslims and Citizenship

    A European Approach

    Edited by Tariq Modood, Anna Triandafyllidou, Ricard Zapata-Barrero

    This informative collection investigates the European dimension of multiculturalism and immigration. It argues that political theory discourse of multiculturalism and resulting EU policies assume an interpretation of liberalism developed chiefly from the American experience, and that this...

    Published February 23rd 2006 by Routledge

  4. Religion and Everyday Life

    By Stephen Hunt

    Series: The New Sociology

    This introductory text explores the historical and contemporary relevance of religion to social life, through an examination of practice and belief. Author Hunt reconsiders how theories and concepts are lived at the level of selfhood and cultural identity, through religious and spiritual belief. At...

    Published May 5th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Hindu Selves in a Modern World

    Guru Faith in the Mata Amritanandamayi Mission

    By Maya Warrier

    Series: Routledge South Asian Religion Series

    This book explores devotional Hinduism in a modern context of high consumerism and revolutionised communications. It focuses on a fast-growing and high-profile contemporary Hindu guru faith originating in India and attracting a transnational following. The organisation is led by a vastly popular...

    Published December 17th 2004 by Routledge

  6. Resistance and Control in Pakistan

    By Akbar S. Ahmed

    How can people in the West make sense of contemporary unrest in the Muslim world? Is Islamic fundamentalism to be understood purely in religious terms?In Resistance and Control in Pakistan, one of the world's leading authorities on Islam, Akbar S. Ahmed, illuminates what is happening in the Muslim...

    Published June 24th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Postmodernism and Islam

    Predicament and Promise, 2nd Edition

    By Akbar S. Ahmed, Akbar S. Ahmed

    Can West and East ever understand each other? In this extraordinary book one of the world's leading Muslim scholars explores an area which has which has been almost entirely neglected by scholars in the field - the area of postmodernism and Islam. This landmark work is startling, constantly...

    Published June 10th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Transcendence

    Critical Realism and God

    By Margaret S. Archer, Andrew Collier, Douglas V. Porpora

    Series: Critical Realism: Interventions (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Atheism as a belief does not have to present intellectual credentials within academia. Yet to hold beliefs means giving reasons for doing so, ones which may be found wanting. Instead, atheism is the automatic default setting within the academic world. Conversely, religious belief confronts a...

    Published April 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  9. Reframing Pilgrimage

    Cultures in Motion

    Edited by Simon Coleman, John Eade

    Reframing Pilgrimage argues that sacred travel is just one of the twenty-first century's many forms of cultural mobility. The contributors consider the meanings of pilgrimage in Christian, Mormon, Hindu, Islamic and Sufi traditions, as well as in secular contexts, and they create a new theory of...

    Published April 1st 2004 by Routledge

  10. Transnational Muslim Politics

    Reimagining the Umma

    By Peter G. Mandaville

    Series: Routledge Research in Transnationalism

    This book analyzes Islam as a form of 'travelling theory' in the context of contemporary global transformations such as diasporic communities, transnational social movements, global cities and information technologies. Peter Mandaville examines how 'globalization' is manifested as lived experience...

    Published November 6th 2003 by Routledge