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Exploring Religion and Diversity in Canada

People, Practice and Possibility

Editors: Holtmann, Catherine (Ed.)

  • Each chapter in this text has a similar format, making it easier for students to understand the content, especially for those unfamiliar with the study of religion or religious diversity
  • The text will be useful to professors in a variety of academic disciplines because links to online teaching resources specially designed to supplement student learning about religious diversity are provided throughout the book
  • Most of the contributors to this volume are emerging scholars in the field of religion in Canada and have worked together through participation in the Religion and Diversity Project, thus they are familiar with and engaged in contemporary debates
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About this Textbook

This book is intended for advanced undergraduate and graduate students interested in learning about the many ways in which religious diversity is manifest in day-to-day life Canada. Each chapter addresses the challenges and opportunities associated with religious diversity in a different realm of social life from families to churches, from education to health care, and from Muslims to atheists. The contributors present key concepts, relevant statistical data and real-life stories from qualitative data. The content of the book is supplemented by links to online learning resources including videos, websites and photo essays.

About the authors

Catherine Holtmann is Associate Professor in the Sociology Department at the University of New Brunswick.  She is the Director of the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research, a member of the RAVE Project research team and a Research Associate with the Religion and Diversity Project.  Her areas of research include religion, gender, domestic violence, and immigrant women.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Holtmann, Catherine

    Pages 1-9

  • Immigrant Women and Religious Social Networks

    Holtmann, Catherine

    Pages 11-34

  • Religion, Domestic Violence and Congregational Life

    Nason-Clark, Nancy

    Pages 35-56

  • Religious and Sexual Identities in Motion: Challenging Stereotypes, Exploring Nuance

    Shipley, Heather

    Pages 57-79

  • Religion and Education: The Story of a Conflicted Canadian Partnership

    Arragon, Leo

    Pages 81-105

Buy this book

eBook 65,44 €
price for China (P.R.) (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-78232-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 76,99 €
price for China (P.R.) (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-78231-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Exploring Religion and Diversity in Canada
Book Subtitle
People, Practice and Possibility
Editors
  • Catherine Holtmann
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-78232-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-78232-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-78231-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 264
Number of Illustrations and Tables
20 b/w illustrations
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