Religion and Modern Society: Citizenship, Secularisation and the State

Religion and Modern Society: Citizenship, Secularisation and the State

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by Bryan S. Turner
     
 

A unique historical and comparative analysis of the place of religion in the emergence of modern secular society.See more details below

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A unique historical and comparative analysis of the place of religion in the emergence of modern secular society.

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ISBN-13:
9780521675321
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/31/2011
Pages:
372
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction: the state of the sociology of religion; Part I. Theoretical Frameworks: The Problem of Religion in Sociology: 1. Religion, religions and the body; 2. Émile Durkheim and the classification of religion; 3. Max Weber and comparative religion; 4. Talcott Parsons and the expressive revolution; 5. Mary Douglas and modern primitives; 6. Pierre Bourdieu and religious practice; Part II. Religion, State and Post-Secularity: 7. The secularization thesis; 8. Legal pluralism, religion and multiculturalism; 9. Managing religions: liberal and authoritarian states; 10. Religious speech: on ineffable communication; 11. Spiritualities: the media, feminism and consumerism; 12. Religion, globalisation and cosmopolitanism; 13. Civil religion, citizenship and the business cycle; 14. The globalisation of piety.

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