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Faith in the public realmControversies, policies and practices

Faith in the public realm: Controversies, policies and practices

Adam Dinham, Robert Furbey, and Vivien Lowndes (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420305
eISBN:
9781447302285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420305.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Based on primary research, this book explores the controversies, policies and practices of ‘public faith’, questioning perceptions of a fixed divide between religious and secular participants in ... More

Faith-based organisations and exclusion in European cities

Faith-based organisations and exclusion in European cities

Justin Beaumont and Paul Cloke (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781847428349
eISBN:
9781447307785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428349.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This book adopts a multidisciplinary approach to examine the role of FBOs in overcoming poverty and social exclusion in European cities. At a time of uniquely European controversies and neoliberal ... More

Religion and faith-based welfareFrom wellbeing to ways of being

Religion and faith-based welfare: From wellbeing to ways of being

Rana Jawad

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781847423900
eISBN:
9781447307747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423900.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This original book makes a timely and potentially controversial contribution both to the teaching of social policy and the wider debates surrounding it in Britain today. It offers a critical and ... More

Religion, spirituality and the social sciencesChallenging marginalisation

Religion, spirituality and the social sciences: Challenging marginalisation

Basia Spalek and Alia Imtoual (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420411
eISBN:
9781447303190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420411.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

A growing number of people are claiming or reclaiming a religious or spiritual identity for themselves. Yet, in contemporary Western societies, the frameworks of understanding that have developed ... More

Religious literacy in policy and practice

Religious literacy in policy and practice

Adam Dinham and Matthew Francis (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447316657
eISBN:
9781447316725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316657.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

It has long been assumed that religion is in decline in the West: however it continues to have an important yet contested role in individual lives and in society at large. Furthermore half a century ... More

Social welfare and religion in the Middle EastA Lebanese perspective

Social welfare and religion in the Middle East: A Lebanese perspective

Rana Jawad

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349538
eISBN:
9781447303510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349538.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

As religion continues to regain its centrality in both academic and policy circles around the world, this book presents a new framework which examines the complex social and political dynamics ... More

Veiled ThreatsRepresenting the Muslim Woman in Public Policy Discourses

Veiled Threats: Representing the Muslim Woman in Public Policy Discourses

Naaz Rashid

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447325178
eISBN:
9781447325215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325178.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The book looks at how ‘the Muslim woman’ is socially constructed through an analysis of contemporary racialized and gendered policy narratives in the UK. It is focused on Prevent, the UK’s ... More

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