Handbook of Religion and Society

Editor: Yamane, David
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media

ISBN: 978-3-31-931393-1
Category: Religion & Theology
Image Count: 19
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: Sept 2017
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The Handbook of Religion and Society is the most comprehensive and up-to-date treatment of a vital force in the world today. It is an indispensable resource for scholars, students, policy makers, and other professionals seeking to understand the role of religion in society. This includes both the social forces that shape religion and the social consequences of religion.

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Table of Contents

  • Contributors
  • 1 Introduction - David Yamane
  • Part I Religion and Social Institutions
  • 2 Health and Biological Functioning - Terrence D. Hill, Matt Bradshaw and Amy M. Burdette
  • 3 Work, Occupations, and Entrepreneurship - Jerry Z. Park, Kevin D. Dougherty and Mitchell J. Neubert
  • 4 Science - Kathleen C. Oberlin
  • 5 Sport - David Yamane
  • 6 Education - David Sikkink and Jonathan Hill
  • 7 Media - Stewart M. Hoover and Seung Soo Kim
  • Part II Religious Organization
  • 8 Denominations, Congregations, and Special Purpose Groups - Nancy T. Ammerman
  • 9 Organizational Innovation - Tricia C. Bruce and Josh Packard
  • 10 Digital Religion - Christopher Helland
  • 11 Spirituality - Giuseppe Giordan
  • Part III Family, Life Course, and Individual Change
  • 12 Family - Kathleen E. Jenkins
  • 13 Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood - Richard J. Petts and Scott A. Desmond
  • 14 Aging - Neal Krause
  • 15 Identity - Matthew T. Loveland
  • 16 Nonreligion and Atheism - Ryan T. Cragun
  • 17 Delinquency and Deviance - John P. Hoffmann, Stephen J. Bahr and Michaela Huber
  • Part IV Difference and Inequality
  • 18 Social Class - Philip Schwadel
  • 19 Gender - Orit Avishai
  • 20 Sexuality - Sarah-Jane Page and Heather Shipley
  • 21 Race and Ethnicity - Todd L. Matthews, John P. Bartkowski and Tyrone Chase
  • Part V Political and Legal Processes
  • 22 Comparative Politics - Jonathan Fox
  • 23 Conflict and Peace - Isak Svensson
  • 24 Law and Social Control - James T. Richardson
  • Part VI Globalization and Transnationalism
  • 25 Globalization - Victor Roudometof
  • 26 Transnationalism - Stephen Offutt and Grant Miller
  • 27 International Migration - Peter Kivisto