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  1. Problems of a Sociology of Knowledge (Routledge Revivals)

    By Max Scheler

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First Published in 1980, Manfred S. Frings’ translation of Problems of a Sociology of Knowledge makes available Max Scheler’s important work in sociological theory to the English-speaking world. The book presents the thinker’s views on man’s condition in the twentieth-century and places it in a...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Symbols (Routledge Revivals)

    Public and Private

    By Raymond Firth

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book first published in 1971 offers a broad survey of the study of symbolic ideas and behaviour. The study of symbolism is popular nowadays and anthropologists have made substantial contributions to it. Raymond Firth has long been internationally known for his field research in the Solomons...

    Published December 14th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Religion and Social Problems

    Edited by Titus Hjelm

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Although students and scholars of social problems have often acknowledged the role of religion, no thorough examinations of the relation between the two have emerged. This volume fills this gap by providing a definitive work on the role of religion in assessing, constructing, and solving social...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Religion in Today’s World

    Global Issues, Sociological Perspectives

    By Melissa M. Wilcox

    Series: Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

    Religion is a major force in contemporary society. It is also one of the least understood social and political influences on individuals and communities. In this innovative collection of original essays and classic readings, experts explore the significance of contemporary religiosity: as a source...

    Published December 5th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Islamic Veiling in Legal Discourse

    By Anastasia Vakulenko

    Islamic Veiling in Legal Discourse looks at relevant law and surrounding discourses in order to examine the assumptions and limits of the debates around the issue of Islamic veiling that has become so topical in recent years. For some, Islamic veiling indicates a lack of autonomy, the oppression of...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. A Theology of Community Organizing

    Power to the People

    By Chris Shannahan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    The rising importance of community organizing in the US and more recently in Britain has coincided with the developing significance of social movements and identity politics, debates about citizenship, social capital, civil society, and religion in the public sphere. At a time when participation in...

    Published November 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Pope Benedict XVI and the Politics of Modernity

    Edited by Marc D. Guerra

    In Benedict XVI and the Politics of Modernity, distinguished scholars from North America and Europe examine Pope Benedict XVI’s searching reflections on the challenges and prospects facing modern Western society. For more than five decades, Joseph Ratzinger/Pope Benedict XVI has made the subject of...

    Published October 18th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Religion and Identity in the South Asian Diaspora

    Edited by Rajesh Rai, Chitra Sankaran

    Religious identity constitutes a key element in the formation, development and sustenance of South Asian diasporic communities. Through studies of South Asian communities situated in multiple locales, this book explores the role of religious identity in the social and political organization of the...

    Published October 18th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Mapping Changing Identities

    New Directions in Uncertain Times

    Edited by Claire Alexander, Raminder Kaur, Brett St Louis

    Issues of identity, culture and difference remain central to the politics, policies and encounters of global societies in the 21st century. Changes in the speed, scale, scope and form of international and internal migration, new and resurgent religious and ethnic solidarities, the emergence of ‘new...

    Published October 18th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Law and the Wearing of Religious Symbols

    European Bans on the Wearing of Religious Symbols in Education

    By Erica Howard

    Written in accessible language, Law and the Wearing of Religious Symbols is a comprehensive analysis of a topical subject that is being widely debated across Europe. The book provides an overview of emerging case law from the European Court of Human Rights as well as from national courts and...

    Published October 15th 2013 by Routledge