Religion And The Transformations Of Capitalism

Religion And The Transformations Of Capitalism

by Richard H. Roberts
     
 

This book addresses from a socio-scientific standpoint the interaction of religions and forms of contemporary capitalism. Contributors explore a wide range of interactions between economic systems and their socio-cultural contexts.See more details below

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This book addresses from a socio-scientific standpoint the interaction of religions and forms of contemporary capitalism. Contributors explore a wide range of interactions between economic systems and their socio-cultural contexts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415119177
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/06/1995
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.88(d)
Lexile:
1490L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

List of contributors
Preface and acknowledgements
Introduction: Religion and capitalism - a new convergence?1
1Max Weber, Capitalism and the Religion of India21
2Islam and Capitalism: A Weberian perspective on resurgence47
3Religion, Ethics and Economic Interaction in Japan: Some arguments in a continuing discussion63
4Dynamic Complementarity: Korean Confucianism and Christianity76
5Judaism and Capitalism88
6Religion and the Transition to a 'New World Order'?: Some preliminary evidence from Canada121
7Quasi-Religious Corporations: A new integration of religion and capitalism?135
8America Loves Sweden: Prosperity theology and the cultures of capitalism161
9Power and Empowerment: New Age managers and the dialectics of modernity/post-modernity180
10The Gospel of Prosperity in West Africa199
11Evangelical Religion and Capitalist Society in Chile: Historical context, social trajectory and current political and economic ethos215
12Modernity or Pseudo-Modernity? Secularization or Pseudo-Secularization?: Reflections on East-Central Europe231
13Greek Orthodoxy and Modern Socio-Economic Change248
14Religion and the Demise of Socialism in Israeli Society266
15Religion and Capitalism in Australia285
16Religion, Politics and Development in Malaysia301
17The Post-Deng Era and the Future of Religion in China310
Index333

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