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By Lori G. Beaman,Steven Tomlins

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The essays during this publication not just learn the diversity of atheist expression and adventure within the Western context, additionally they discover how neighborhood, nationwide and foreign settings may perhaps give a contribution to the shaping of atheist identities. via addressing identification at those diverse degrees, the booklet explores how participants build their very own atheist—or non-religious—identity, how they build neighborhood and the way identification elements into atheist interplay on the social or institutional degrees. The e-book deals an interdisciplinary comparative method of the research of concerns in terms of atheism, similar to demography, neighborhood engagement, gender politics, stigmatism and criminal motion. It covers such subject matters as: secularization; the social context of atheism in a number of Western international locations; the moving of atheist identities in line with diversified cultural and nationwide contexts; the position of atheism in multicultural settings; how the framework of “reasonable lodging” applies to atheism; interactions and relationships among atheism and faith and the way atheism is represented for political and criminal reasons. that includes contributions via overseas students on the innovative of atheism reviews, this quantity deals distinct insights into the connection among atheism and identification. it is going to function an invaluable source for lecturers, reporters, coverage makers and common readers attracted to secular and non secular stories, id development and identification politics in addition to atheism in general.

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