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  1. Race and Ethnicity in Secret and Exclusive Social Orders

    Blood and Shadow

    Edited by Matthew W. Hughey

    Series: Ethnic and Racial Studies

    Secret and private organizations, in the form of Greek-letter organizations, mutual aid societies, and civic orders, together possess a storied and often-romanticized place in popular culture. While much has been made of these groups’ glamorous origins and influence—such as the Freemasons’ genesis...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Religion, Education and Society

    Edited by Elisabeth Arweck, Robert Jackson

    This volume presents findings from recent research focusing on young people and the way they relate to religion in their education and upbringing. The essays are diverse and multidisciplinary - in terms of the religions they discuss (including Christianity, Islam and Sikhism); the settings where...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Globalization and Orthodox Christianity

    The Transformations of a Religious Tradition

    By Victor Roudometof

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    With approximately 200 to 300 million adherents worldwide, Orthodox Christianity is among the largest branches of Christianity, yet it remains relatively understudied. This book examines the rich and complex entanglements between Orthodox Christianity and globalization, offering a substantive...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Racialization and Religion

    Race, Culture and Difference in the Study of Antisemitism and Islamophobia

    Edited by Nasar Meer

    Series: Ethnic and Racial Studies

    This volume locates the contemporary study of anti-Semitism and Islamophobia squarely within the fields of race and racism. As such, it challenges the extent to which discussion of the racialization of these minorities remains unrelated to each other, or is explored in distinct silos as a series of...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Sociology of Belief (Routledge Revivals)

    Fallacy and Foundation

    By Keith Dixon

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1980, this book presents a study of knowledge and the patterns of social and scientific thought. Keith Dixon argues that traditional and contemporary formulations of the sociology of knowledge involve a series of fallacies, and the claim to reduce knowledge to ideology devalues...

    Published September 24th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Palestinian Christians in Israel

    State Attitudes towards Non-Muslims in a Jewish State

    By Una McGahern

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    Although Christians form a significant proportion of the Palestinian Arab minority in Israel, very little research has, until now, been undertaken to examine their complicated position within Israel. This book demonstrates the limits of analyses which characterise state-minority relations in Israel...

    Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Women, Religion, and Space in China

    Islamic Mosques & Daoist Temples, Catholic Convents & Chinese Virgins

    By Maria Jaschok, Jingjun Shui

    Series: Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

    What enables women to hold firm in their beliefs in the face of long years of hostile persecution by the Communist party/state? How do women withstand daily discrimination and prolonged hardship under a Communist regime which held rejection of religious beliefs and practices as a patriotic duty?...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Marriage Ceremonies in Morocco (Routledge Revivals)

    By Edward Westermarck

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1914, this title was the first comparative study of the marriage ceremonies in different parts of Morocco. Westermarck considers how ceremonial customs and rituals differ across social and cultural groups throughout the country and discusses their possible roots. Based on...

    Published July 9th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Spiritualism and Society (Routledge Revivals)

    By G. K. Nelson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1969, this title explores the origins of Spiritualism as a religious movement. The first part is a history of Spiritualism, with a focus on its origins within America and the development of the organisation within itself. Next, Nelson considers the rise of Spiritualism in Britain...

    Published June 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Religion, Identity and Politics

    Germany and Turkey in Interaction

    Edited by Haldun Gülalp, Günter Seufert

    Series: Routledge/ESA Studies in European Societies

    German–Turkish relations, which have a long history and generally unrecognized depth, have rarely been examined as mutually formative processes. Isolated instances of influence have been examined in detail, but the historical and still ongoing processes of mutual interaction have rarely been...

    Published June 12th 2013 by Routledge