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About this product
- Author(s)Dr. Abby Day,Mia Lovheim
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication28/05/2015
- GenreSociology & Anthropology: Professional
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintAshgate Publishing Limited
- Content NoteIncludes 1 b&w illustration
- Weight660 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Table Of ContentsForeword, Linda Woodhead; Introduction, Abby Day and Mia Lovheim. Section 1 Themes: Foreword, James A. Beckford; Religion as a grammar of memory: reflections on a comparison between Britain and France, Daniele Hervieu-Leger; A memory that mutates, Tuula Sakaranaho; Grace Davie and religious literacy: undoing a lamentable quality of conversation, Adam Dinham; Students' perspective: the role of mentor and supervisor, Matthew Francis. Section 2 Theories: Foreword, Nancy T. Ammerman; Discrete constellations, occluded foundations and implicit contestations in the sociology of religion, David Martin; Believing, belonging and beyond, Abby Day; Valuing emotion in tragedy, Douglas J. Davies; The gracelands of multiple modernities, Adam Possamai. Section 3 Trends: Foreword, Rebecca Catto; Welfare, society and secularization, Anders Backstrom; The secular court? Trends in the United States Supreme Court and the European Court of Human Rights compared, Effie Fokas; Young people and residual Christian culture, Sylvia Collins-Mayo; Authentic and vicarious - exploring the manifold privatized meanings of a religious community, Anne Birgitta Pessi. Afterword, Grace Davie; Composite bibliography; Index.
- Author BiographyDr Abby Day is Reader in Race, Faith and Culture in the Department of Sociology, Goldsmiths and Senior Research Fellow, Department of Religious Studies, University of Kent. She is Chair of the British Sociological Association's Sociology of Religion study group, and her most recent books are Believing in Belonging: Belief and Social Identity in the Modern World (2011) and Social Identities between the Sacred and Secular with Giselle Vincett and Christopher R. Cotter (2013). Dr Mia LA vheim is Professor in Sociology of Religion, University of Uppsala. Her research focuses on performances of religious and gender identity among youth, particularly on the Internet, and on representations of religion in Swedish daily press. Her work has appeared in the journals Nordicom Review; Information, Communication and Society; Feminist Media Studies; Culture and Religion and Nordic Journal of Society and Religion. She is the editor of Media, Religion and Gender: Key Issues and New Challenges (2013) and Mediatization and Religion: Nordic Perspectives with Stig Hjarvard (2012).
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