Handbook of the Sociology of Religion
Edited by Michele Dillon
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Handbook of the Sociology of Religion by Michele Dillon
Book DescriptionThis Handbook showcases research and thinking in the sociology of religion. The contributors, all active writers and researchers in the area, provide original chapters focusing on select aspects of their own engagement with the field. Aimed at students and scholars who want to know more about the sociology of religion, this handbook also provides a resource for sociologists in general by integrating broader questions of sociology (e.g. demography, ethnicity, life course, inequality, political sociology) into the analysis of religion. Broadly inclusive of traditional research topics (modernity, secularization, politics) as well as newer interests (feminism, spirituality, faith based community action), this handbook illustrates the validity of diverse theoretical perspectives and research designs to understanding the multi-layered nature of religion as a sociological phenomenon.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521000789
(228mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 18-Aug-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Michele Dillon
Introduction to Sociological Theory, Paperback (January 2014)
The extensively revised and updated second edition combines carefully chosen primary quotes with wide-ranging discussion and everyday illustrative examples to provide an in-depth introduction to classical and contemporary sociological theory.
In the Course of a Lifetime, Paperback (March 2007)
Provides a portrait of the dynamic role religion plays in the everyday experiences of Americans over the course of their lives. This book draws from a study of close to two hundred mostly Protestant and Catholic men and women who were born in the 1920s and interviewed in adolescence, and again in the 1950s, 1970s, 1980s, and late 1990s.
Catholic Identity, Paperback (August 1999)» View all books by Michele Dillon
Michele Dillon investigates why pro-change Catholics continue to remain actively involved with the Church.
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