Religion, Gender and Sexuality in Everyday Life

Religion, Gender and Sexuality in Everyday Life

eBook - 2012
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"Exploring the intersection between religion, gender and sexuality within the context of everyday life, this volume examines contested identities, experiences, bodies and desires on the individual and collective levels. With rich case studies from the UK, USA, Europe, and Asia, Religion, Gender and Sexuality in Everyday Life sheds light on the manner in which individuals appropriate, negotiate, transgress, invert and challenge the norms and models of various religions in relation to gender and sexuality, and vice versa. Drawing on fascinating research from around the world, this book charts central features of the complexities involved in everyday life, examining the messiness, limits, transformations and possibilities that occur when subjectivities, religious and cultural traditions, and politics meet within the local as well as transnational contexts. As such, it will be of interest to scholars of sociology, anthropology, geography and cultural studies examining questions of religion and spirituality, gender and sexuality, and individual and collective identities in contemporary society"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2012
ISBN: 9781283705806
128370580X
9781409471806
1409471802
9781409445845
1409445844
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 173 pages)
Additional Contributors: Yip, Andrew K. T. 1963-

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