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David Sciulli, Texas A&M University
The sociology of professions has come full circle, leaving behind Parsons, his critics, and two generations of received wisdom. David Sciulli demonstrates compellingly that the sociology of professions advances the comparative study of civil society, democracy and rule of law.
edited by Ahmed Ibrahim Abushouk and Hassan Ahmed Ibrahim, IIUM
This volume addresses the question of the Hadhrami Identity in Southeast Asia from various perspectives, and investigates the patterns of the Hahdrami interaction with diverse cultures, values and beliefs in the region. Special attention is also paid to the Hadhrami local and transnational ...
Muhammad Shahrur, Translated, Edited, and with an Introduction by Andreas Christmann, University of Manchester
This is the first book-length presentation of Muhammad Shahrur's ideas in English, explaining his ideas on the need for a contemporary re-reading of the Qur'an, a reform of Islamic law and the necessity of freedom of belief in Islam, and other vital issues of Islamic thought and practice.
Ishay Landa, Israeli Open University
This book contends incisively that fascism, far from being the antithesis of liberalism, ought to be seen centrally as an effort to unknot the longue durée tangle of the liberal order, as it finally collided, head on, with mass democracy.
Edited by Graham Cassano, Oakland University and Richard A. Dello Buono, Manhattan College
Bringing together critical scholars, this volume seeks to understand the roots of our current social and economic crisis on a number of themes including the legacy of critical sociology, the significance of the new Obama administration, and the relationship of social theory to social practice.
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