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.
Table of Contents
Series Preface -- Introduction -- Religion and Regime -- Religion and Politics in Comparative and Historical Perspective -- The Iranian Revolution in Comparative Perspective -- Rendering unto Caesar? Religious Competition and Catholic Political Strategy in Latin America, 1962–79* -- Warring Gods? Theological Tales -- Buddhaputra and Bhumiputra? -- The War in Former Yugoslavia and Religion -- Democracy and Religious Politics -- The Politics of Church–State Relations -- Religious Capital and Capital Religions: Cross-Cultural and Non-Legal Factors in the Separation of Church and State -- Secularism and the State: Towards Clarity and Global Comparison -- The New Religious State -- The Politics of Ideology: The Papal Struggle with Liberalism1 -- Jewish Messianism, Religious Zionism and Israeli Politics: The Impact and Origins of Gush Emunim -- The Evolving Regulatory Structure of European Church-State Relationships -- Church and State in Spain from the Civil War to the Return of Democracy -- Religion and Electoral Politics -- Regional and Religious Support of Political Parties and Effects on their Issue Positions -- Religious vs. Linguistic vs. Class Voting: The “Crucial Experiment” of Comparing Belgium, Canada, South Africa, and Switzerland* -- Politics and the Pulpit: The Case of Protestant Europe -- In From the Cold? Christian Parties in Scandinavia -- Modernity and fundamentalism: the new Christian right in America -- Cultural Conflict in American Politics: Religious Traditionalism, Postmaterialism, and U.S. Political Behavior -- Religion and Politics in Postcommunist Russia* -- Religion, Public Policy and the Politics of Identity -- On religion and public policy: Does Catholicism make a difference? -- The Netherlands: A Passive Social Democratic Welfare State in a Christian Democratic Ruled Society -- The Basic Law versus the Basic Norm? The Case of the Bavarian Crucifix Order -- The West German Peace Movement and The Christian Churches: An Institutional Approach -- Social Change and Moral Politics: the Irish Constitutional Referendum 1983 -- Multiculturalism and British Identity in the Wake of the Rushdie Affair -- Paradigms, power, and identity: Rediscovering Orthodoxy and regionalizing Europe