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Beyond Hybridity and FundamentalismEmerging Muslim Identity in Globalized India

Beyond Hybridity and Fundamentalism: Emerging Muslim Identity in Globalized India

Tabassum Ruhi Khan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199453610
eISBN:
9780199085323
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199453610.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This book explores emergent subjectivities of Indian Muslim youth, as they unfold within a rapidly globalizing Indian economy and society saturated with communication technologies of satellite ... More

Blackpentecostal BreathThe Aesthetics of Possibility

Blackpentecostal Breath: The Aesthetics of Possibility

Ashon T. Crawley

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823274543
eISBN:
9780823274598
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274543.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Blackpentecostal Breath: The Aesthetics of Possibility investigates the relationship of aesthetic productions to modes of collective, social intellectual practice. Engaging black studies, queer ... More

The Catholic Social ImaginationActivism and the Just Society in Mexico and the United States

The Catholic Social Imagination: Activism and the Just Society in Mexico and the United States

Joseph M. Palacios

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226645001
eISBN:
9780226645025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226645025.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The reach of the Catholic Church is arguably greater than that of any other religion, extending across diverse political, ethnic, class, and cultural boundaries. But what is it about Catholicism that ... More

The Christians of KeralaHistory, Belief and Ritual Among the Yakoba

The Christians of Kerala: History, Belief and Ritual Among the Yakoba

Susan Viswanathan

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195647990
eISBN:
9780199080663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195647990.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This book explores the practice of Christianity among the Yakoba in the small region of Kerala. It uses the categories of time, space, architecture, and the body as a means of identifying the ways in ... More

Christians under CoversEvangelicals and Sexual Pleasure on the Internet

Christians under Covers: Evangelicals and Sexual Pleasure on the Internet

Kelsy Burke

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520286320
eISBN:
9780520961586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286320.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Christians under Covers shifts how scholars and popular media typically talk about religious conservatives and sexuality. Moving attention away from debates over homosexuality, premarital sex, and ... More

Contentious RitualsParading the Nation in Northern Ireland

Contentious Rituals: Parading the Nation in Northern Ireland

Jonathan S. Blake

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190915582
eISBN:
9780190915612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915582.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Sociology of Religion

Why do people participate in controversial symbolic events that drive wedges between groups and occasionally spark violence? This book examines this question through an in-depth case study of ... More

Everyday MysticismA Contemplative Community at Work in the Desert

Everyday Mysticism: A Contemplative Community at Work in the Desert

Ariel Glucklich

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300212099
eISBN:
9780300231373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300212099.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Everyday Mysticism is a close look at a school for the study of the self in the deep Israeli desert. The school, which was established in the community of Neot Smadar in 1989, assumes the external ... More

Faith in the public realmControversies, policies and practices

Faith in the public realm: Controversies, policies and practices

Adam Dinham, Robert Furbey, and Vivien Lowndes (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420305
eISBN:
9781447302285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420305.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Based on primary research, this book explores the controversies, policies and practices of ‘public faith’, questioning perceptions of a fixed divide between religious and secular participants in ... More

Faith-based organisations and exclusion in European cities

Faith-based organisations and exclusion in European cities

Justin Beaumont and Paul Cloke (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781847428349
eISBN:
9781447307785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428349.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This book adopts a multidisciplinary approach to examine the role of FBOs in overcoming poverty and social exclusion in European cities. At a time of uniquely European controversies and neoliberal ... More

Fridays of RageAl Jazeera, the Arab Spring, and Political Islam

Fridays of Rage: Al Jazeera, the Arab Spring, and Political Islam

Sam Cherribi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199337385
eISBN:
9780190652098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337385.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Sociology of Religion

Fridays of Rage reveals for the first time Al Jazeera’s surprising rise to that most respected of all Western media positions: the watchdog of democracy. Al Jazeera served as the nursery for the Arab ... More

The Hindu HouseholderThe T.N. Madan Omnibus

The Hindu Householder: The T.N. Madan Omnibus

T. N. Madan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069409
eISBN:
9780199080038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069409.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This Omnibus brings together two of distinguished sociologist T.N. Madan's books on the concept of the householder in Hinduism. A common thread running through the Omnibus is the focus on life and ... More

A House of Prayer for All PeopleContesting Citizenship in a Queer Church

A House of Prayer for All People: Contesting Citizenship in a Queer Church

David K. Seitz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517902131
eISBN:
9781452958828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517902131.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

David K. Seitz maps the affective dimensions of the politics of citizenship at one large LGBT church, focusing on debates on race and gender in religious leadership, activism around police–minority ... More

Lifeworlds of IslamThe Pragmatics of a Religion

Lifeworlds of Islam: The Pragmatics of a Religion

Mohammed A. Bamyeh

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190280567
eISBN:
9780190280581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190280567.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Islam is what Muslims do. From this premise, the book elaborates a sociology of Islam in three concise chapters. The book shows that Islam has operated typically not in the form of standard dogmas, ... More

Madrasas and the Making of Islamic Womanhood

Madrasas and the Making of Islamic Womanhood

Hem Borker

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199484225
eISBN:
9780199097708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199484225.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion, Race and Ethnicity

This ethnography provides a theoretically informed account of the educational journeys of students in girls’ madrasas in India. It focuses on the unfolding of young women’s lives as they journey from ... More

The Mindful EliteMobilizing from the Inside Out

The Mindful Elite: Mobilizing from the Inside Out

Jaime Kucinskas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190881818
eISBN:
9780190881849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881818.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Sociology of Religion

From the halls of the Ivy League to the C-suite at Fortune 500 companies, this book reveals the people behind the mindfulness movement, and the engine they built to propel mindfulness into public ... More

Mobilizing PietyIslam and Feminism in Indonesia

Mobilizing Piety: Islam and Feminism in Indonesia

Rachel Rinaldo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199948109
eISBN:
9780199345960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948109.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Sociology of Religion

In the post 9/11 world, Islam and feminism are widely viewed as incompatible. Sociologist Rachel Rinaldo’s ethnography of Muslim and secular women activists in Jakarta, Indonesia highlights the ... More

Modern Myths, Locked MindsSecularism and Fundamentalism in India

Modern Myths, Locked Minds: Secularism and Fundamentalism in India

T.N.M Madan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198065104
eISBN:
9780199080182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198065104.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This book reflects contemporary concerns about the inadequacies of secularism in the context of religious assertiveness in recent decades. It examines the ideologies of secularism and fundamentalism ... More

Muslims in IrelandPast and Present

Muslims in Ireland: Past and Present

Oliver Scharbrodt, Tuula Sakaranaho, Adil Hussain Khan, Yafa Shanneik, and Vivian Ibrahim

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748696888
eISBN:
9781474412230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696888.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Since 9/11, interest in Muslims in Europe has increased significantly. There has been much public debate and academic research on Muslims living in larger Western European countries like Britain, ... More

The Politics of Evangelical IdentityLocal Churches and Partisan Divides in the United States and Canada

The Politics of Evangelical Identity: Local Churches and Partisan Divides in the United States and Canada

Lydia Bean

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161303
eISBN:
9781400852611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161303.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

It is now a common refrain among liberals that Christian Right pastors and television pundits have hijacked evangelical Christianity for partisan gain. This book challenges this notion, arguing that ... More

Religion and faith-based welfareFrom wellbeing to ways of being

Religion and faith-based welfare: From wellbeing to ways of being

Rana Jawad

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781847423900
eISBN:
9781447307747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423900.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This original book makes a timely and potentially controversial contribution both to the teaching of social policy and the wider debates surrounding it in Britain today. It offers a critical and ... More

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