Bringing together leading researchers from around the world, the Institute for Religion, Politics and Society at Australian Catholic University (ACU) explores the political, sociological, legal and economic dimensions of religion.

Through international collaborations and cross-disciplinary research, the Institute addresses contemporary issues of religion, political conflict and solidarities while also examining contributing factors to happiness and well-being.

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Submissions from 2016

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Employment, spillovers and 'decent work': Challenging the Productivity Commission's auto industry narrative, Thomas William Barnes, Joshua Mark Roose, Lisa Heap, and Bryan Turner

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Shari'a and Everyday Life in Sydney, Adam Possamai, Bryan Turner, Jennifer E. Cheng, M. Voyce, and Selda Dagistanli

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A response to comments, Adam Possamai, Bryan Turner, Joshua Mark Roose, Selda Dagistanli, and M. Voyce

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The last frontier: The struggle over sex and marriage under Pope Francis, Bryan Turner and Rosario Forlenza

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Tracing the roots of social citizenship: Jane Addams' thought between formal rights and moral obligation, Kaspar Villadsen and Bryan Turner

Submissions from 2015

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Islamic reform in Asia, Irfan Ahmad

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Informal labour in urban India, Tom Barnes

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Labour contractors and global production networks: The Case of India's auto supply chain, Tom Barnes, Krishna Shekhar Lal Das, and Surendra Pratap

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Introduction: Human longevity, utopia, and solidarity, Alex Dumas and Bryan Turner

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Three versions of the social, Anthony Elliott and Bryan Turner

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Perception of Shari'a in Sydney and New York newspapers, Adam Possamai, Bryan Turner, Joshua Roose, Selda Dagistanli, and Malcolm Voyce

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Muslim citizenship in everyday Australian civic spaces, Joshua Roose and Anita Harris

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Between rhetoric and reality : Shari'a and the shift towards neoliberal multiculturalism in Australia, Joshua Roose and Adam Possamai

Asian citizenship and beyond: contradictions between democracy and demography, Bryan Turner

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Civil sphere and political performance: Critical reflections on Alexander's cultural sociology, Bryan Turner

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Silent citizens: reflections on community, habit, and the silent majority in political life, Bryan Turner

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Introduction: Legal pluralism and Shari'a, Bryan Turner and Adam Possamai

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The future of legal pluralism, Bryan Turner and James Richardson

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Australia: The debate about hegemonic culture, Bryan Stanley Turner

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Citizenship and capitalism: The debate Over reformism, Bryan Stanley Turner

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Parsons and his critics: On the ubiquity Of functionalism, Bryan Stanley Turner

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Sickness and social structure: Parsons contribution to medical sociology, Bryan Stanley Turner

Submissions from 2014

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DIY citizenship amongst young Muslims: Experiences of the 'ordinary', Anita Harris and Joshua Roose

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The future of Singapore: Population, society and the nature of the state, Kamaludeen Mohamed Nasir and Bryan Turner

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Muslim active citizenship in Australia: Socioeconomic challenges and the emergence of a Muslim elite, Mario Peucker, Joshua Roose, and Shahram Akbarzadeh

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Authority and liquid religion in cyber-space: The new territories of religious communication, Adam Possamai and Bryan Turner

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Legal pluralism and the Shari'a : A comparison of Greece and Turkey, Bryan Turner and Berna Arslan

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Norbert Elias and the sociology Of resentment, Bryan Stanley Turner

Submissions from 2013

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Cracks in the 'Mightiest Fortress': Jamaat-e-Islami's changing discourse on women, Irfan Ahmad

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In defense of ho(s)tels: islamophobia, domophilia, liberalism, Irfan Ahmad

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Islam and politics in South Asia, Irfan Ahmad

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The IT industry and economic development in India : A critical study, Thomas Barnes

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Marxist class analysis: A living tradition in Australian scholarship, Tom Barnes and Damien Cahill

Addressing the spiritual dimension of learning, Marian de Souza

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Islamophobia, European Modernity and Contemporary Illiberalism, Natalie Doyle and Irfan Ahmad

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Statecraft and soulcraft: Foucault On prolonging life, Alex Dumas and Bryan Stanley Turner

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The sociology of Islam: Collected essays of Bryan S. Turner, Kamaludeen Mohamed Nasir and Bryan Stanley Turner

Governing as gardening: reflections on soft authoritarianism in Singapore, Kamaludeen Nasir and Bryan Turner

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Australian Aboriginal Muslims in Prison, Helena Onnudottir, Adam Possamai, Bryan Turner, and Michael Kennedy

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Religious change and indigenous peoples: The making of religious identities, Helena Onnudottir, Adam Possamai, and Bryan Stanley Turner

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Defining the conversation about Shari'a: Representations in Australian newspapers, Adam Possamai, Bryan Turner, Joshua Roose, Selda Dagistanli, and Malcolm Voyce

Contesting Islam through the 2012 Sydney Protests : An Analysis of Post-protest Political Discourse amongst Australian Muslims, Joshua Roose

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Alasdair MacIntyre on morality, community and natural law, Bryan Turner

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Managing religions, citizenship and the liberal paradox, Bryan Turner

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Pierre Bourdieu and public liturgies, Bryan Turner

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Sociology of Islam: the Desiderata, Bryan Turner

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Contemporary citizenship: Four types, Bryan Stanley Turner

Submissions from 2012

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Islamic education and youth extremism in Indonesia, Dina Afrianty

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Between Moderation and Radicalization: Transnational Interactions of Jamaat-e-Islami of India, Irfan Ahmad

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Theorizing islamism and democracy: Jamaat-e-islami in india, Irfan Ahmad

In Defence of Monarchy, Bryan Turner

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Post-Secular Society: Consumerism and the Democratization of Religion, Bryan Turner

Submissions from 2011

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Local women's movements in Aceh and the struggle for equality and justice: The Women's Network for Policy, Dina Afrianty

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Local women's movements in Aceh and the struggle for equality and justice : The Women's Network for Policy 1, Dina Afrianty

Democracy and Islam, Irfan Ahmad

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Immanent critique and Islam: Anthropological reflections, Irfan Ahmad

Muslims, multiculturalism and the question of the silent majority, Shahram Akbarzadeh and Joshua Roose

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Public religions and the state: A comparative perspective, Jack Michael Barbalet, Adam Possamai, and Bryan Stanley Turner

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Introduction: Contemporary dilemmas Of Israeli citizenship, Guy Ben-Porat and Bryan Stanley Turner

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Introduction to the special issue On shmuel noah eisenstadt, Simon Susen and Bryan Turner

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Introduction: Preliminary reflections on the legacy of Pierre Bourdieu, Simon Susen and Bryan Stanley Turner

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Judith N. Shklar and American citizenship: Thinking citizenship series, Bryan Turner

Legal Pluralism, State Sovereignty, and Citizenship, Bryan Turner

Max Weber and the spirit of resentment: the Nietzsche legacy, Bryan Turner

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Cosmopolitanism: Religion and kinship among young people in south-western Sydney, Bryan Turner, Christine Halse, and Arathi Sriprakash

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Conclusion: War and peace, Bryan Stanley Turner

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Religion in liberal and authoritarian states, Bryan Stanley Turner

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Spiritual violence: Max Weber and Norbert Elias On religion and civilization, Bryan Stanley Turner

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The religion of brotherly love: Leo Tolstoy and Max Weber, Bryan Stanley Turner

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Introduction: States, consumption and managing religions, Bryan Stanley Turner, Adam Possamai, and Jack Michael Barbalet

Submissions from 2010

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Genealogy of the Islamic state: reflections on Maududi's political thought and Islamism, Irfan Ahmad

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Muslims in Singapore, Kamaludeen Nasir, Alexius Pereira, and Bryan Turner

Enclosures, enclaves, and entrapment, Bryan Turner

Islam, capitalism and the Weber theses, Bryan Turner

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Martin Jacques When China Rules the World. The End Of the Western World and the Birth Of a New Global Order, Bryan Turner

Piety, Prolongevity and Perpetuity: The Consequences of Living Forever, Bryan Turner

Ralf Dahrendorf on citizenship and life chances, Bryan Turner

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Reflexive traditionalism and emergent cosmopolitanism: Some reflections On the religious imagination, Bryan Turner

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Biotechnology and the prolongation of life: A sociological critique, Bryan Stanley Turner

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Introduction mapping the Sociology of Religion, Bryan Stanley Turner

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Religion in a post - Secular Society, Bryan Stanley Turner

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Globalization east and west, Bryan Stanley Turner and Habibul Haque Khondker

Submissions from 2009

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Introduction: A New Agenda for Social Theory?, Bryan Stanley Turner

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Introduction: Piety, politics and philosophy: Asia and the global body, Bryan Stanley Turner

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The Sociology Of the Body, Bryan Stanley Turner

Submissions from 2008

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The body & society: Explorations in social theory, Bryan Stanley Turner

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The Futures Of Globalization, Bryan Stanley Turner

Submissions from 2007

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Investigating citizenship: An agenda for citizenship studies, Engin F. Isin and Bryan Turner

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Culture, technologies and bodies: The technological Utopia of living forever, Bryan Turner

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Islam, religious revival and the sovereign state, Bryan Turner

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Managing religions: State responses to religious diversity, Bryan Turner

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Religious Authority and the New Media, Bryan Turner

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The enclave society: Towards a sociology of immobility, Bryan Turner

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Globalization, religion and empire in Asia, Bryan Stanley Turner

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Introduction: Making Islamic Authority Matter, Frederic Volpi and Bryan Turner

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Globalization, habitus, and the balletic body, Steven Wainwright, Clare Willia, and Bryan Turner

Submissions from 2006

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Age and aging: The social world of Foucault and Bourdieu, Alex Dumas and Bryan Stanley Turner

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Citizenship East and West: Reflections on revolutions and civil society, Bryan Stanley Turner

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Vulnerability and Human Rights, Bryan Stanley Turner

Submissions from 2002

Spiritual development and a sense of the sacred. Perceptions of some final year RE teacher trainees, Marian de Souza