Encyclopedia of Religion and Society

Author: William H. Swatos,Peter Kivisto

Publisher: Rowman Altamira

ISBN: 9780761989561

Category: Religion

Page: 590

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As the new millennium approaches, the sacred and profane interface, conflict, and intermingle in novel ways. The Encyclopedia of Religion and Society provides a guide map for these developments. From succinct, brief notes to essay-length entries, it covers world religions, religious perspectives on political and social issues, and religious leaders and scholars -- present and past -- in the United States and the world. This comprehensive volume is an essential reference for studies in the anthropology, psychology, politics, and sociology of religion. Topics include: abortion, adolescence, African-American religious experience, anthropology of religion, Buddhism, commitment, conversion, definition of religion, ecology movement, Emile Durkheim, ethnicity, fundamentalism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, new religious movements, organization, parish, Talcott Parsons, racism, research methods, Roman Catholicism, sexism, Unification Church, Max Weber, and many others.


Religion and America

Spiritual Life in a Secular Age

Author: Mary Douglas,Steven M. Tipton

Publisher: Beacon Press (MA)

ISBN: N.A

Category: Religion

Page: 290

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Essentials of Sociology

Author: David B. Brinkerhoff,Lynn K. White,Suzanne T. Ortega,Rose Weitz

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111791457

Category: Social Science

Page: 480

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Combining comprehensive coverage with socially relevant analysis, as well as a flexible pedagogy, ESSENTIALS OF SOCIOLOGY strikes the perfect balance between sound scholarship and user-friendly design. By showing students the interrelatedness of core concepts and their applications in real world scenarios, ESSENTIALS OF SOCIOLOGY, 8th Edition asks students to employ critical thinking and problem-solving skills while applying sociological theory. An ideal companion for instructors wishing to adapt their introductory course to fit their goals and student needs, this mainstream textbook provides solid research coverage of the standard introductory topics in a balanced and unbiased manner in just 15 concise chapters. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


Sociological Abstracts

Author: Leo P. Chall

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Sociology

Page: N.A

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CSA Sociological Abstracts abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,800+ serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers.




Contemporary Authors New Revision Series: A Bio-Bibliographical Guide to Current Writers in Fiction, General Non-Fiction, Poetry, Journalism, Drama, M

Author: Ann Evory

Publisher: Gale

ISBN: 9780810319387

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 552

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This volume of 'Contemporary Authors' brings an up-to-date information on approximately 250 writers. Editors have scoured dozens of leading journals, magazines, newspapers and online sources in search of the latest news and criticism.

Sociology

Author: Robert Perrucci,Dean D. Knudsen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Sociology

Page: 635

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Guide to Reprints

Author: Albert James Diaz

Publisher: K G Saur Verlag Gmbh & Co

ISBN: 9783598239076

Category: Out-of-print books

Page: 948

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The Subject Guide divides works into over 200 subject groups, facilitating targeted searches by the subject fields. Both parts of the Guide to Reprints contain an Index of Persons as Subject providing fast and reliable access to reprints focussing on specific individuals and their work. Each part also comes with an index of publishers and distributors worldwide along with all relevant information.

Books in Print

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Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

Handbook of Latin American Studies

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Latin America

Page: 545

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Contains scholarly evaluations of books and book chapters as well as conference papers and articles published worldwide in the field of Latin American studies. Covers social sciences and the humanities in alternate years.


Choice

Publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries, a Division of the American Library Association

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Academic libraries

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