How Can We Explain the Persistence of Irrational Beliefs?
Essays in Social Anthropology
Presents case studies spanning the sociology of religion, memory, history and language, deviance, and of organization, and interplay is attempted between more theoretically based pieces that discuss the genesis of structures and their posited or apparent influence on beliefs that persons hold as revealed through qualitative sociology.
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"... Professor Loewen reminds us that our this-worldly age of science and empiricism has always enfolded an other-worldly and inner-worldly turning away from the positive reality that we have glaringly struggled to explain...." - Professor Farzad Bawani, Saskatchewan Department of Mental Health"