skip to content
The sociology of Islam : collected essays of Bryan S. Turner Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

The sociology of Islam : collected essays of Bryan S. Turner

Author: Bryan S Turner; Kamaludeen Mohamed Nasir.
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2013.
Series: Contemporary thought in the Islamic world
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:

Taking a thematic approach, Bryan Turner draws together his important writings in sociology and Islam which engage with the relationship of Islam and the ideas of Western social thinkers. Turner  Read more...

You are not connected to the UC Merced Library network. Access to online content and services may require you to authenticate with your library. Off-Campus Access
Getting this item's online copy... Getting this item's online copy...

Find a copy in the library

Getting this item's location and availability... Getting this item's location and availability...

WorldCat

Find it in libraries globally
Worldwide libraries own this item

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan S Turner; Kamaludeen Mohamed Nasir.
ISBN: 9781409462118 1409462110 9781409462125 1409462129 9781472407573 1472407571
OCLC Number: 821560846
Description: xii, 312 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Islam, capitalism and the Weber theses --
Origins and traditions in Islam and Christianity --
State, science and economy in traditional societies --
Conscience in the construction of religion: a critique of Marshall G.S. Hodgson's The venture of Islam --
Orientalism, Islam and capitalism --
On the concept of axial space: orientalism and the originary --
Orientalism, or the politics of the text --
Leibniz, Islam and cosmopolitan virtue --
Sovereignty and emergency: political theology, Islam and American conservatism --
Class, generation and Islamism: towards a global sociology of political Islam --
Religious authority and the new media --
Women, piety and practice: a study of women and religious practice in Malaysia --
The body and piety: the hijab and marriage --
Islam, diaspora and multiculturalism --
Shari'a and legal pluralism in the West.
Series Title: Contemporary thought in the Islamic world
Responsibility: edited by Bryan S. Turner and Kamaludeen Mohamed Nasir.
Retrieving notes about this item Retrieving notes about this item

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'Bryan Turner took interest in Islam when nobody else did. This collection of timeless essays, some of them classics, shows one of sociology's broadest minds at the top of his game.'Christian Joppke, Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.