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New Religious Movements and Rapid Social Change

New Religious Movements and Rapid Social Change (Paperback)

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The twentieth century has seen a considerable and unexpected proliferation of new religious movements in many parts of the world, often associated with periods of rapid social change. This volume - now available in paper - explains the development and characteristics of these movements comparatively and analyzes their outstanding features. The contributors shows how rapid social change gives rise to novel religious interpretations and how new religious movements, in turn, try to influence the process of change.

BusinessEconomicsDevelopment economicsBusinessEconomicsEconomic growthPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesEthical issues & debatesEthical issues: censorshipPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsAge groupsAge groups: adolescentsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsAge groupsAge groups: adultsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsAge groupsAge groups: childrenPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsSocial groups: clubs & societiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesConsumerismPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesIllness & addiction: social aspectsDrug & substance abuse: social aspectsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesIllness & addiction: social aspectsHIV / AIDS: social aspectsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesPolitical correctnessPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesSocial interactionPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSociologySocial theoryPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSociologySociology: work & labourReligion & BeliefsAlternative belief systemsContemporary non-Christian & para-Christian cults & sectsReligion & BeliefsReligion: generalComparative religionReligion & BeliefsReligion: generalInterfaith relations Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd Publication Date: 20/06/1991 ISBN-13: 9780803985919  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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