Download God, Politics, Economy: Social Theory and the Paradoxes of by Bulent Diken PDF

By Bulent Diken

The e-book intervenes into the modern debate on faith, politics, and economic climate, targeting the sphere of formation which emerges as those probably independent spheres stumble upon each other.


Empirically, it concentrates on examples from literature, theatre, and cinema in addition to a case learn of the hot revolts in Turkey the place a ‘moderate’ Islamic govt is in energy. Theoretically, its concentration is at the modern ‘return’ of faith within the horizon of the critique of faith, trying to articulate an affirmative politics which can reassess the price of dominant values in non secular governance and governance of religion.

Show description

Read or Download God, Politics, Economy: Social Theory and the Paradoxes of Religion (Routledge Advances in Sociology) PDF

Best sociology books

Nature and Man in South East Asia (Collected Papers in Oriental and African Studies)

First released in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Sport, Technology and the Body: The Nature of Performance

What's the nature of athletic functionality? This booklet deals a solution to this attention-grabbing query through contemplating the connection among game, expertise and the physique. particularly, it examines cultural resistance to the enhancement of athletes and explores the ways that functionality applied sciences complicate and confound our perception of the wearing physique.

Societal Dynamics: Understanding Social Knowledge and Wisdom: 11 (Innovation, Technology, and Knowledge Management)

At either a micro-information point and a macro-societal point, the thoughts of “knowledge” and “wisdom” are complementary – in either judgements and in social buildings and institutions.  on the selection point, wisdom is worried with how you can make a formal selection of skill, the place “best” is measured because the potency towards reaching an finish.

Solidarity in Individualized Societies: Recognition, Justice and Good Judgement (Routledge Advances in Sociology)

In today’s individualized, culturally assorted and globalized society, many sociologists have concluded that the conceptualizations built via classical sociology aren't any longer enough to advertise social harmony. So what sort of unity can do so? attractive with contemporary idea in social and political conception and philosophy (including Honneth, Forst, Ricoeur, Bauman, Sennett, Taylor, Rawls, MacIntyre and plenty of others), this booklet develops a renewed suggestion of team spirit in accordance with the idea of ‘recognition’ with reference to others.

Extra info for God, Politics, Economy: Social Theory and the Paradoxes of Religion (Routledge Advances in Sociology)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.32 of 5 – based on 37 votes