After Secularism: Rethinking Religion in Global Politics

After Secularism: Rethinking Religion in Global Politics

By: Erin K. Wilson (author)Paperback

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Having destabilized dominant assumptions about the nature of religion, there is now a need to develop new ways of thinking about this ever-present phenomenon in global politics. This book outlines a new approach to understanding religion and its relationship with politics in the West and globally for International Relations.

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ERIN K. WILSON is the director of the Centre for Religion, Conflict and the Public Domain in the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Groningen. She recently completed four years as Research Fellow in the School of Global Studies, Social Science and Planning at RMIT University, Australia. She received her PhD from the University of Queensland, Australia in 2008. Dr Wilson's research focuses on religion and its intersection with various dimensions of political theory and practice, in particular global justice, migration, humanitarianism and globalization.


Introduction Subordinating Religion: The Logic of Secularism in International Relations Theory Essentializing Religion: Institutional, Individual and Irrational After Secularism: Relational Dialogism as an Alternative Articulating Religion: Religion, Discourse and Identity in US Politics Revealing Religion: An Alternative Account of Religion and Politics Conclusion

Product Details

  • publication date: 22/11/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780230290372
  • Format: Paperback, Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 230
  • ID: 9780230290372
  • weight: 420
  • ISBN10: 023029037X

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