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- Habermas and Religion
Craig Calhoun (Editor); Eduardo Mendieta (Editor); Jonathan VanAntwerpen (Editor)
Habermas argues that the once widely accepted hypothesis of progressive secularization fails to account for the multiple trajectories of modernization in the contemporary world.
- Transitional Justice and Displacement
- 2012. Roger Duthie (Editor)
- Picturing Algeria
As a soldier in the French army, Pierre Bourdieu took thousands of photographs documenting the abject conditions and suffering (as well as the resourcefulness, determination, grace, and dignity) of the Algerian people as they fought in the Algerian War (1954–1962).
- What Matters? Ethnographies of Value in a Not So Secular Age
- 2012. Courtney Bender (Editor); Ann Taves (Editor)
- The Post-Secular in Question: Religion in Contemporary Society
Philip S. Gorski (Editor); David Kyuman Kim (Editor); John Torpey (Editor); Jonathan VanAntwerpen (Editor)
Are we living in a post-secular world? While many have assumed that we would simply grow more secular as society modernized, there is reason to believe that there has been a religious resurgence of global dimensions in recent decades
- Rethinking Religion and World Affairs
- 2012. Timothy Samuel Shah (Editor); Alfred Stepan (Editor); Monica Duffy Toft (Editor)
- A Portrait of Marin
Sarah Burd-Sharps ;
This report highlights actions that residents of Marin can take to lock in human development successes today while setting the stage for significant budget savings and improved well-being tomorrow.
- Rethinking Secularism
Craig Calhoun (Editor); Mark Juergensmeyer (Editor); Jonathan VanAntwerpen (Editor)
This volume aims to help reframe discussions of religion in the social sciences by drawing attention to the central issue of how “the secular” is constituted and understood, and how new understandings shape both analytic perspectives in the social sciences and various practical projects in politics and international affairs.
- Decentring and Diversifying Southeast Asian Studies: Perspectives from the Region
Beng Lan Goh (Editor)
This collection edited by Associate Professor Goh Beng Lan, Head of the Department of Southeast Asian Studies, is the outcome of an SSRC Working Group on the subject. It sets the stage for regional scholars to develop perspectives and concepts as they respond to the critique of area studies and the new political-economic and cultural reconfigurations around them.
- A Portrait of California
Sarah Burd-Sharps ;
This report goes beyond the state’s fiscal and budgetary woes to examine the well-being of its people using the American Human Development Index, a measure based on official government data in health, education, and living standards.