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Routledge handbook of religion and politics, edited by Jeffrey Haynes

"This third edition of the successful Routledge Handbook of Religion and Politics provides a definitive global survey of the interaction of religion and politics. From the United States to the Middle East, from Asia to Africa, and beyond, religion continues to be an important factor in political activity and organisation. Featuring contributions from an international team of experts, this volume examines the political aspects of the world's major religions, including crucial contemporary issues such as religion and climate change, religion and migration, and religion and war. Each chapter has been updated to reflect the latest developments and thinking in the field, and the handbook also includes new chapters on topics such as religious freedom, religion and populism, proselytizing, humanism and politics, and religious soft power. The four main themes addressed are: World religions and politics Religion and governance Religion and international relations Religion, security and development References at the end of each chapter guide the reader towards the most up-to-date information on these key topics. This book is an indispensable source of information for students, academics, and the wider public interested in the dynamic relationship between politics and religion"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Introduction : religion and politics in an era of uncertainty / Jeffrey Haynes -- Buddhism and politics / Peter Friedlander -- Conservative Protestant political opinion : a comparative perspective / Dennis R. Hoover and Ruth Melkonian-Hoover -- The Catholic Church and Catholicism in global politics / Allen D. Hertzke -- Confucianism : classical, neo- and "new" / Michael D. Barr -- Hindu nationalism and politics in India / Shylashri Shankar -- Sunni Islam and Islamism / Gudrun Krämer -- Shia Islam and politics / Jon Armajani -- Religion and politics in Israel : boundaries and values / Hayim Katsman and Guy Ben-Porat -- The politics of international religious freedom / Elizabeth Shakman Hurd -- Religion on the battlefield / Ron E. Hassner -- Right-wing populism and religion in comparative perspective / Jeffrey Haynes -- Religion and political parties / Luca Ozzano -- Religion, politics and civil society / Jeffrey Haynes -- What is exceptional about religion? : major debates in international relations, Islamism studies and peace and conflict research / Mona Kanwal Sheikh, Morten Valbjørn and Dino Krause -- Religion and anti-immigration parties in the West : identitarian Christianism and exclusivist secularism / Tobias Cremer -- The neglected interactions of religion and nation and how they shape politicization of religion / Jocelyne Cesari -- The interplay among religion, politics and law in Europe : new challenges and future trajectories / Adelaide Madera -- May I have a word with you? : global patterns of restrictions on proselytizing / Jonathan Fox -- (Secular) humanism and politics / Stefan Schröder -- Postsecularism and international relations / Luca Mavelli and Erin K. Wilson -- Integrating religion into international relations theory / Nukhet Sandal and Jonathan Fox -- Religion and foreign policy / Nukhet Sandal -- Transnational religious actors and international relations / Giorgio Shani -- Fighting the fossil-fuel pharaoh : American Jews and climate action / David Krantz -- The ambivalence of religious soft power / Ahmet Erdi Öztürk -- When political religion is a 'good thing'? : feminist storytelling around less-heard understandings of 'political religion' / Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor -- Faith-based organisations and development / Emma Tomalin -- Religious terrorism in global politics / Mark Juergensmeyer -- Religious peacebuilding / Atalia Omer and Joram Tarusarira
Literary Form
non fiction
Third edition.
Includes index
Physical Description
1 online resource (468 pages)
Specific Material Designation
Form Of Item

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