A World Survey of Religion and the State / Edition 1

A World Survey of Religion and the State / Edition 1

by Jonathan Fox
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521881315

ISBN-13: 9780521881319

Pub. Date: 05/28/2008

Publisher: Cambridge University Press


About the Author:
Jonathan Fox is Senior Lecturer of Political Studies at Bar Ilan University, Israel, and the author of more than forty articles and three books on religion and government

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About the Author:
Jonathan Fox is Senior Lecturer of Political Studies at Bar Ilan University, Israel, and the author of more than forty articles and three books on religion and government

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521881319
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2008
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Social Theory, Religion and Politics Series
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     xi
Introduction     1
The Question of Religion's Role in Politics and Society: Modernization, Secularization, and Beyond?     12
Quantifying Religion     32
Global GIR from 1990 to 2002     62
Western Democracies     105
The Former Soviet Bloc     140
Asia     181
The Middle East and North Africa     218
Sub-Saharan Africa     249
Latin America     290
Patterns and Trends     313
Conclusions     352
Data Collection and Reliability     365
Bibliography     369
Index     381

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