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  1. Female Homosexuality in the Middle East

    Histories and Representations

    By Samar Habib

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    This book, the first full-length study of its kind, dares to probe the biggest taboo in contemporary Arab culture with scholarly intent and integrity - female homosexuality. Habib argues that female homosexuality has a long history in Arabic literature and scholarship, beginning in the ninth...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Weber and the Persistence of Religion

    Social Theory, Capitalism and the Sublime

    By Joseph W. H. Lough

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    There is an increasing interest in religion and belief and the diverse forms these take in the contemporary world. This timely book provides a unique analysis of these issues through a discussion of the work of Marx and Weber. Taking Max Weber’s interpretations of capitalism and religion as its...

    Published March 13th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Muscular Christianity and the Colonial and Post-Colonial World

    Edited by John J. Macaloon

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    This Volume explores the enormous impact the ethos of Muscular Christianity has had an on modern civil society in English-speaking nations and among the peoples they colonized. First codified by British Christian Socialists in the mid-nineteenth century, explicitly religious forms of the ideology...

    Published February 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  4. The World's Religions

    Continuities and Transformations

    Edited by Peter B. Clarke, Peter Beyer

    This comprehensive volume focuses on the world's religions and the changes they have undergone as they become more global and diverse in form. It explores the religions of the world not only in the regions with which they have been historically associated, but also looks at the ...

    Published November 28th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Militant Islam

    A sociology of characteristics, causes and consequences

    By Stephen Vertigans

    Militant Islam provides a sociological framework for understanding the rise and character of recent Islamic militancy. It takes a systematic approach to the phenomenon and includes analysis of cases from around the world, comparisons with militancy in other religions, and their causes and...

    Published October 30th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Jewish Eating and Identity Through the Ages

    By David C Kraemer

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This book explores the history of Jewish eating and Jewish identity, from the Bible to the present. The lessons of this book rest squarely on the much-quoted insight: 'you are what you eat.' But this book goes beyond that simple truism to recognise that you are not only what you eat, but also how,...

    Published October 28th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Islam and Other Religions

    Pathways to Dialogue

    Edited by Irfan Omar

    First published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 15th 2007 by Routledge

  8. The Netherlands

    Globalization and National Identity

    By Frank J. Lechner

    Series: Global Realities

    The Netherlands is the first concise, authored introduction available on the topic. The Netherlands has been a key entrepot in the world capitalist system for centuries, but because of relatively recent demographic changes, it has become symbolic of the clash of European and Islamic cultures....

    Published September 19th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Sociology of Religion V4

    Critical Concepts in Sociology

    By Malcolm Hamilton

    First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 27th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Sociology of Religion 5 vols

    Critical Concepts in Sociology

    Edited by Malcolm Hamilton

    Series: Critical Concepts in Sociology

    This new Routledge Major Work is a five-volume collection of seminal and influential articles, chapters, and extracts in the sociology of religion and related disciplines. The collection uniquely brings together material ranging widely from conceptual and theoretical discussions through substantive...

    Published April 26th 2007 by Routledge