Handbook of Religion and Social Institutions

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Helen Rose Ebaugh
Springer Science & Business Media, Jan 26, 2006 - Social Science - 439 pages
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Handbook for Religion and Social Institutions is written for sociologists who study a variety of sub-disciplines and are interested in recent studies and theoretical approaches that relate religious variables to their particular area of interest. The handbook focuses on several major themes:

- Social Institutions such as Politics, Economics, Education, Health and Social Welfare

- Family and the Life Cycle

- Inequality

- Social Control

- Culture

- Religion as a Social Institution and in a Global Perspective

This handbook will be of interest to social scientists including sociologists, anthropologists, political scientists, and other researchers whose study brings them in contact with the study of religion and its impact on social institutions.

  

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