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Reading Group: session 2

When Feb 13, 2014
from 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Where St Edmund's College, Okinaga Room
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READING GROUP: RELIGION AND PUBLIC LIFE

The theme of this session is

Religion and public life, between empirical analyses and theoretical attempts:  influence of religion on political outcomes: impact of religious institutions; effects in terms of voting behavior. Review of classical theories and recent cross-national inquiries.

Core reading:

- Jelen, T. and Wilcox, C. (ed.), Religion and Politics in Comparative Perspective: The One, the Few and the Many. Cambridge University Press. New York,  2002. Chapter 1.

- Inglehart, R. and Norris, P., Sacred and Secular. Religion and Politics Worldwide. Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, 2004. Chapter 4.