This book is intended for advanced undergraduate and graduate students interested in learning about the many ways in which religious diversity is manifest in day-to-day life Canada. Each chapter addresses the challenges and opportunities associated with religious diversity in a different realm of social life from families to churches, from education to health care, and from Muslims to atheists. The contributors present key concepts, relevant statistical data and real-life stories from qualitative data. The content of the book is supplemented by links to online learning resources including videos, websites and photo essays.
|Publisher:||Springer International Publishing|
|Edition description:||1st ed. 2018|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Catherine Holtmann is Associate Professor in the Sociology Department at the University of New Brunswick. She is the Director of the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research, a member of the RAVE Project research team and a Research Associate with the Religion and Diversity Project. Her areas of research include religion, gender, domestic violence, and immigrant women.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Religion, Social Networks and Immigrant Family Life (Catherine Holtmann).- Chapter 2. Religion, Domestic Violence and Congregational Life ( Nancy Nason-Clark).- Chapter 3. Religious and Sexual Identities in Motion: Challenging Stereotypes, Exploring Nuance (Heather Shipley).- Chapter 4. Religion, the State and Education: A Story of Conflicted Partnership (Leo Van Arragon).- Chapter 5. Religious Diversity, Health and Healthcare in Canada (Lisa Smith).-Chapter 6. Christian Congregational Life in a Changing Social Environment (Stephen McMullin).-Chapter 7. It’s Ok to be Different: Catholic Youth, the New Evangelization, and Identity Politics in a Diverse Canada (Paul Gareau).- Chapter 8. Reasonable accommodations and everyday lived religion (Amélie Barras).- Chapter 9. Canadian Muslims and Islam in Canada (Jennifer Selby).-Chapter 10. Sacred News and Digital Prayers: Religion and Media (David Michels).- Chapter 11. Atheism and Religious Nones: An introduction to the study of nonreligion in Canada (Steven Tomlins).- Chapter 12. Concluding Remarks from the Religion and Diversity Project (Lori Beaman).