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- DescriptionThe authors in this volume question what the possible appeal of these old religions, such as Christianity, Judaism, or Islam could be in the new urban environment and, conversely, what impact global urbanization will have on learning and on the performance and nature of ritual.
- Author BiographyRik Pinxten is Professor and Senior Researcher in Anthropology and Head of Department of Comparative Sciences of Culture at Ghent University, Belgium. His current research focus is on identity as a central mechanism in cultural and religious learning processes. He has published widely on the anthropology of knowledge and the comparative study of religion. Lisa Dikomitis is Research Assistant at the Department of Comparative Sciences of Culture at Ghent University, Belgium. She is preparing a PhD dissertation on Cyprus, based on ethnographic fieldwork with refugees in the north and south of the island. Her main interests are refugees, notions of place, borders, and perceptions of home.
- PublisherBerghahn Books
- Date of Publication29/10/2012
- GenreSocial Studies: General
- Series TitleCulture and Politics/Politics and Culture
- Series Part/Volume Number4
- Place of PublicationOxford
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintBerghahn Books
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight232 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine9 mm
- Edited byLisa Dikomitiz,Rik Pinxten
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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