Books in category Social Science – Sociology of Religion

  • The Rite

    The Rite
    Matt Baglio

    The inspiration for the film starring Anthony Hopkins, journalist Matt Baglio uses the astonishing story of one American priest's training as an exorcist to reveal that the phenomena of possession, demons, the Devil, and exorcism are not …

  • Postmodernity

    Paul Lakeland

    More than a guidebook to the postmodernity debate, Paul Lakeland's lively and novel volume clarifies the critical impulses behind the cultural, intellectual, and scientific expressions of postmodern thought.

  • Sharing our Lives Online

    Sharing our Lives Online
    David R. Brake

    Why do we share so much about our lives on social media when we often have little idea who might be reading or viewing? David R. Brake examines the causes and consequences of moving towards a radically open society.

  • La cara oculta de Eva

    La cara oculta de Eva
    Nawal El Saadawi

    Nawal El Saadawi relata de manera impactante la violencia y la injusticia que se han extendido por la sociedad en la que vive.

  • Making Postmodern Mothers

    Making ‘Postmodern’ Mothers
    Meredith Nash

    This book, the first of its kind, provides a multi-disciplinary, empirical account of pregnant embodiment and how it fits into wider sociological and feminist discourses about gender, bodies, "fitness," "fat," feminism, celebrity and …

  • Free Will

    Free Will
    Sam Harris

    In this enlightening book, Sam Harris argues that this truth about the human mind does not undermine morality or diminish the importance of social and political freedom, but it can and should change the way we think about some of the most …

  • Himalayan Dialogue

    Himalayan Dialogue
    Stan Mumford

    Mumford's focus is on the “dialogue” taking place between the lamaist and the shamanic regimes, as a historic development occurring between different cultural layers.

  • The Madonna of 115th Street

    The Madonna of 115th Street
    Robert A. Orsi

    This edition includes a new introduction by the author that outlines both the changes that Italian Harlem has undergone in recent years and significant shifts in the field of religious history.

  • Mapping Cultures

    Mapping Cultures
    Les Roberts

    An interdisciplinary collection exploring the practices and cultures of mapping in the arts, humanities and social sciences.

  • Urban Culture in Tehran

    Urban Culture in Tehran
    Seyed Hossein Iradj Moeini, Mehran Arefian, Bahador Kashani, Golnar Abbasi

    This book studies the production of urban culture in Tehran after 1979.

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