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  1. Anti-Semitism and Anti-Zionism in Historical Perspective

    Convergence and Divergence

    Edited by Jeffrey Herf

    Previously published as a special issue of The Journal of Israeli History, this book presents the reflections of historians from Israel, Europe, Canada and the United States concerning the similarities and differences between anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism primarily in Europe and the Middle East....

    Published August 15th 2006 by Routledge

  2. 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 11th 2006 by Routledge

  3. 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 5th 2006 by Routledge

  4. 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 22nd 2006 by Routledge

  5. 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 4th 2005 by Routledge

  6. 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 16th 2004 by Routledge

  7. 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 23rd 2004 by Routledge

  8. 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 9th 2004 by Routledge

  9. 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 21st 2004 by Routledge

  10. 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 March 31st 2004 by Routledge