This title was first published in 2003. This subject area of this work cross-cuts conventional sub-disciplinary boundaries in the study of comparative politics. Connections between religion and and politics can be identified in all of the thematic areas covered by the articles within.

part I|215 pages

Religion and Regime

chapter 1|28 pages

Religion and Politics in Comparative and Historical Perspective

ByDaniel H. Levine

chapter 2|41 pages

The Iranian Revolution in Comparative Perspective

ByFred Halliday

chapter 4|52 pages

Warring Gods? Theological Tales

ByJohn McGarry, Brendan O’Leary

chapter 5|25 pages

Buddhaputra and Bhumiputra?

Dilemmas of Modern Sinhala Buddhist Monks in Relation to Ethnic and Political Conflict
BySarath Amunugama

chapter 6|12 pages

The War in Former Yugoslavia and Religion

BySrdjan Vrcan

chapter 7|29 pages

Democracy and Religious Politics

Evidence From Belgium
ByStathis N. Kalyvas

part II|156 pages

The Politics of Church–State Relations

chapter 9|20 pages

Secularism and the State: Towards Clarity and Global Comparison

ByNikki R. Keddie

chapter 10|13 pages

The New Religious State

ByMark Juergensmeyer

chapter 11|30 pages

The Politics of Ideology: The Papal Struggle with Liberalism 1

ByGene Burns

part III|154 pages

Religion and Electoral Politics

chapter 17|23 pages

Politics and the Pulpit: The Case of Protestant Europe

ByJohn Madeley

chapter 18|24 pages

In From the Cold? Christian Parties in Scandinavia

ByLauri Karvonen

chapter 19|20 pages

Modernity and fundamentalism: the new Christian right in America

BySteve Bruce

chapter 21|16 pages

Religion and Politics in Postcommunist Russia*

ByStephen White, Ian McAllister, Ol’ga Kryshtanovskaya

part IV|166 pages

Religion, Public Policy and the Politics of Identity

chapter 22|22 pages

On religion and public policy: Does Catholicism make a difference?

ByFrancis G. Castles

chapter 24|12 pages

The Basic Law versus the Basic Norm? The Case of the Bavarian Crucifix Order

ByHoward Caygill, Alan Scott

chapter 28|30 pages

Paradigms, power, and identity: Rediscovering Orthodoxy and regionalizing Europe

ByElizabeth H. Prodromou