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Cities as One Site for Religion and Violence  

Saskia Sassen

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Jan 2013
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Mar 2013
This chapter covers the question of organized religions in the complex global modernity. It explores a range of interactions between the rise of cities as key global spaces for economic, ... More

Colonialism  

A. Dirk Moses

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Nov 2010
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Jan 2011
A long tradition of scholarship has posited colonialism and ‘racial imperialism’ as an enabler of the genocide against European Jewry, though often in imprecise ways. In response, critics ... More

Cosmic War in Religious Traditions  

Reza Aslan

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Jan 2013
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Mar 2013
This chapter provides a discussion on cosmic war in religious traditions, focusing on the development and evolution of cosmic war in the Hebrew Bible. Cosmic war can allow belief in the ... More

Islamophobia  

Ayhan Kaya

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Oct 2014
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Jan 2015
This chapter provides a review of the contemporary literature on Islamophobia in Europe, through the lens of immigration issues, socio-economic status, and civic participation of ... More

Nativist Millennialism  

Jean E. Rosenfeld

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Oct 2011
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Jan 2012
This article examines five nativistic millennial movements that are culturally, geographically, and temporally dissimilar to find the similarities that bind them into a single category: the ... More

Occupied and Satellite States  

Radu Ioanid

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Nov 2010
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Jan 2011
This article underlines the many paradoxes that accompanied the destruction of European Jewry during World War II. Aside from Germany, no country was so directly involved in killing Jews as ... More

Radicalization  

Daniela Pisoiu

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Oct 2014
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Jan 2015
This chapter offers an overview of the research on Islamist radicalization in Europe. It first discusses the definition of radicalization and the context and empirical manifestations of ... More

Religion and Political Violence  

Monica Duffy Toft

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Jan 2013
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Mar 2013
This chapter, which describes why religion is resurging in the political sphere and the conditions under which religion is most likely to cause troubling violence, also places the source of ... More

Religious Terrorism as Performance Violence  

Mark Juergensmeyer

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Jan 2013
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Mar 2013
This chapter describes religious terrorism as “performance violence,” illustrating that performance violence is planned in order to obtain tangible goals, and also to theatrically enact and ... More

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