This fully revised An Introduction to Religion and Politics: Theory and Practice 2nd edition (PDF) offers a comprehensive overview of the many theories of religion and politics and provides college students with an accessible; in-depth guide to the subject’s most significant issues; debates; and methodologies.
It begins by asking the basic questions of how social scientists see religion and why religion remains relevant to politics in the modern era. Fox examines the influence of religious identity; beliefs; institutions and legitimacy on politics; and surveys important approaches and issues found in the literature on religion and politics. 4 new chapters in this ebook An Introduction to Religion and Politics 2nd edition on religious policy around the world; religious freedom; political secularism; and human rights have been added to fully revised content covering religious identity; rational choice approaches religious politics worldviews; beliefs; institutions; and political mobilization; doctrines; ideologies; secularization; fundamentalism; and religion and conflict.
This work will be essential reading for all college students of religion and politics; international relations; comparative politics; and security studies.
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