International Studies in Religion and Society

Edited by Lori G. Beaman and Peter Beyer, University of Ottawa

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Series
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1573-4293
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by Abbas Mehregan (University of Cologne)

In Religion, Religiosity, and Democratic Values, Abbas Mehregan examines empirically the effects of individual religiosity, historical religion, institutional democracy, and socioeconomic development on attitudes towards free market economics and confidence in civil society organizations in 60...
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Volume: 
23
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004269095
Publication date: 
May 2014

Edited by Heather Shipley (University of Ottawa, Canada)

Globalized Religion and Sexual Identity: Contexts, Contestations, Voices brings together scholars from across the globe who examine the historical and contemporary framing and relationship of religion, gender and sexuality multiple sites.
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Volume: 
22
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004269569
Publication date: 
April 2014

by Cathy Byrne

In Religion in Secular Education Cathy Byrne explores the secular principle as a guiding compass for religions in state schools. Historical and contextual research and international comparisons explore the ideologies, policies, pedagogies and practices affecting national and individual religious...
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Volume: 
21
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004262027
Publication date: 
January 2014

Edited by Willem Hofstee and Arie van der Kooij (Leiden University)

The volume Religion beyond its Private Role in Modern Society aims at contributing to the debate on the distinction between public and private spheres with regard to the role of religion in modern societies.
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Volume: 
20
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004257849
Publication date: 
September 2013

Edited by Ruy Blanes and José Mapril

Moving beyond the current media verves, this book debates, from a critical perspective, case studies on the sites and politics of religious diversity in Southern Europe.
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Volume: 
19
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004255234
Publication date: 
July 2013

By Tuomas Martikainen (University of Helsinki)

In Religion, Migration, Settlement, Tuomas Martikainen provides an account of the impact of immigration on the field of religion in Finland since the 1990s.
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Volume: 
18
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004248465
Publication date: 
April 2013

Edited by Irene Becci, Marian Burchardt, and José Casanova

Based on ethnographic explorations in cities across the globe, Topographies of Faith offers a unique and compelling analysis of religious dynamics in metropolitan centers. It creatively draws on perspectives from urban studies to explore the spatiality of religion in modern cities.
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Volume: 
17
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004248878
Publication date: 
March 2013

Cristina Rocha & Manuel A. Vásquez

The Diaspora of Brazilian Religions explores the global spread of religions originating in Brazil. Through ethnographically-rich case studies throughout the world, the book examines the circulation and consumption of Brazilian Christianities, African-based religion, and diverse expressions of New...
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Volume: 
16
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004236943
Publication date: 
March 2013

Edited by Afe Adogame and Shobana Shankar

In Religions on the Move, Afe Adogame and Shobana Shankar present essays on religious expansion beyond Christian missions, focusing on activities of migrants from Africa, Asia, and Latin America spreading their faiths in Europe, North America, and within the “South.”
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Volume: 
15
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004242289
Publication date: 
November 2012

by Michael Wilkinson (Trinity Western University).

This book analyses the variety of Pentecostal movements engaging politics in Africa, mission work in Asia, and issues of migration in Europe and North America.
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Volume: 
14
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004235465
Publication date: 
September 2012

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