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Beyond Hybridity and FundamentalismEmerging Muslim Identity in Globalized India

Beyond Hybridity and Fundamentalism: Emerging Muslim Identity in Globalized India

Tabassum Ruhi Khan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199453610
eISBN:
9780199085323
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199453610.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This book explores emergent subjectivities of Indian Muslim youth, as they unfold within a rapidly globalizing Indian economy and society saturated with communication technologies of satellite ... More

The Christians of KeralaHistory, Belief and Ritual Among the Yakoba

The Christians of Kerala: History, Belief and Ritual Among the Yakoba

Susan Viswanathan

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195647990
eISBN:
9780199080663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195647990.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This book explores the practice of Christianity among the Yakoba in the small region of Kerala. It uses the categories of time, space, architecture, and the body as a means of identifying the ways in ... More

Contentious RitualsParading the Nation in Northern Ireland

Contentious Rituals: Parading the Nation in Northern Ireland

Jonathan S. Blake

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190915582
eISBN:
9780190915612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915582.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Sociology of Religion

Why do people participate in controversial symbolic events that drive wedges between groups and occasionally spark violence? This book examines this question through an in-depth case study of ... More

Fridays of RageAl Jazeera, the Arab Spring, and Political Islam

Fridays of Rage: Al Jazeera, the Arab Spring, and Political Islam

Sam Cherribi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199337385
eISBN:
9780190652098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337385.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Sociology of Religion

Fridays of Rage reveals for the first time Al Jazeera’s surprising rise to that most respected of all Western media positions: the watchdog of democracy. Al Jazeera served as the nursery for the Arab ... More

The Hindu HouseholderThe T.N. Madan Omnibus

The Hindu Householder: The T.N. Madan Omnibus

T. N. Madan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069409
eISBN:
9780199080038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069409.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This Omnibus brings together two of distinguished sociologist T.N. Madan's books on the concept of the householder in Hinduism. A common thread running through the Omnibus is the focus on life and ... More

Lifeworlds of IslamThe Pragmatics of a Religion

Lifeworlds of Islam: The Pragmatics of a Religion

Mohammed A. Bamyeh

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190280567
eISBN:
9780190280581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190280567.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Islam is what Muslims do. From this premise, the book elaborates a sociology of Islam in three concise chapters. The book shows that Islam has operated typically not in the form of standard dogmas, ... More

Madrasas and the Making of Islamic Womanhood

Madrasas and the Making of Islamic Womanhood

Hem Borker

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199484225
eISBN:
9780199097708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199484225.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion, Race and Ethnicity

This ethnography provides a theoretically informed account of the educational journeys of students in girls’ madrasas in India. It focuses on the unfolding of young women’s lives as they journey from ... More

The Mindful EliteMobilizing from the Inside Out

The Mindful Elite: Mobilizing from the Inside Out

Jaime Kucinskas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190881818
eISBN:
9780190881849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881818.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Sociology of Religion

From the halls of the Ivy League to the C-suite at Fortune 500 companies, this book reveals the people behind the mindfulness movement, and the engine they built to propel mindfulness into public ... More

Mobilizing PietyIslam and Feminism in Indonesia

Mobilizing Piety: Islam and Feminism in Indonesia

Rachel Rinaldo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199948109
eISBN:
9780199345960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948109.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Sociology of Religion

In the post 9/11 world, Islam and feminism are widely viewed as incompatible. Sociologist Rachel Rinaldo’s ethnography of Muslim and secular women activists in Jakarta, Indonesia highlights the ... More

Modern Myths, Locked MindsSecularism and Fundamentalism in India

Modern Myths, Locked Minds: Secularism and Fundamentalism in India

T.N.M Madan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198065104
eISBN:
9780199080182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198065104.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This book reflects contemporary concerns about the inadequacies of secularism in the context of religious assertiveness in recent decades. It examines the ideologies of secularism and fundamentalism ... More

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