Books in category Social Science – Sociology of Religion

  • Vedische Lebenslehren und ihre Anwendung im Alltag

    Vedische Lebenslehren und ihre Anwendung im Alltag
    Bernd Staudte

    Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2008 im Fachbereich Soziologie – Religion, Note: keine, , Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Die vedischen Lebenslehren sind direkte Anweisungen Gottes an die Menschheit des gesamten Universums (in den Veden wird …

  • Sharing our Lives Online

    Sharing our Lives Online
    David R. Brake

    Why do we share so much about our lives on social media when we often have little idea who might be reading or viewing? David R. Brake examines the causes and consequences of moving towards a radically open society.

  • Rethinking Christ and Culture

    Rethinking Christ and Culture
    Craig A. Carter

    I am aware that the thesis of this book, that we must move from a Christendom to a post-Christendom way of thinking about the Christ and culture problem, will be judged by many individuals to be far too radical for their tastes.

  • Making Postmodern Mothers

    Making ‘Postmodern’ Mothers
    Meredith Nash

    This book, the first of its kind, provides a multi-disciplinary, empirical account of pregnant embodiment and how it fits into wider sociological and feminist discourses about gender, bodies, "fitness," "fat," feminism, celebrity and …

  • Media Religion and Gender

    Media, Religion and Gender
    Mia Lövheim

    The book: surveys the development of research on media, religion and culture through the lens of key theoretical and methodological issues and debates within gender studies. includes case studies drawn from a variety of countries and …

  • Memories of Gustav Ichheiser

    Memories of Gustav Ichheiser
    Amrei C. Joerchel, Gerhard Benetka

    This book presents an overview of the life and work of Gustav Ichheiser, a social scientist in Vienna during the early 20th century.

  • Himalayan Dialogue

    Himalayan Dialogue
    Stan Mumford

    Mumford's focus is on the “dialogue” taking place between the lamaist and the shamanic regimes, as a historic development occurring between different cultural layers.

  • Social Theory and Religion

    Social Theory and Religion
    James A. Beckford

    This 2003 book explores the links between social theory and the social scientific study of religion.

  • Die Erben des Malcolm X

    Die Erben des Malcolm X
    Katrin Simon

    Anhand ethnographischer Quellen und deren Einordnung in sozialwissenschaftliche Diskurse zu US-Geschichte und Gesellschaft zeigt Katrin Simon auf eindrückliche Weise, dass der »Black Islam« ein eigenständiges Phänomen ist, der sich vom …

  • The Madonna of 115th Street

    The Madonna of 115th Street
    Robert A. Orsi

    This edition includes a new introduction by the author that outlines both the changes that Italian Harlem has undergone in recent years and significant shifts in the field of religious history.

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