Turner, Bryan S.
Publication Year: 2010
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Category: Social Sciences - Sociology
Book Status: Available
Reflecting the very latest developments in the field, the New Companion provides a comprehensive introduction to the sociology of religion with a clear emphasis on comparative and historical approaches. Covers major debates in secularization theory, rational choice theory, feminism and the body. Takes a multidisciplinary approach, covering history, sociology, anthropology, and religious studies. International in its scope, covering American exceptionalism, Native American spirituality, and China, Europe, and Southeast Asia. Offers discussions on the latest developments, including "megachurches", spirituality, post-secular society and globalization.