The New Blackwell Companion to Social Theory

The New Blackwell Companion to Social Theory

Editor(s): Bryan S. Turner

Print ISBN: 9781405169004

Online ISBN: 9781444304992

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304992

Author Biography

About the Author

Bryan S. Turner is the Presidential Professor of Sociology and Director of the Mellon Committee for the Study of Religion, The Graduate Center, The City University of New York and Director of the Institute for Religion Politics and Society at the Australian Catholic University (Melbourne). He was the Alona Evans Distinguished Visiting Professor at Wellesley College (2009-10). His most recent publications are Religion and Modern Society (Cambridge 2011) and The Religious and the Political (Cambridge 2013). With Oscar Salemink, he edited the Routledge Handbook of Religions in Asia (2014). He is the founding editor with John O'Neill of the Journal of Classical Sociology (Sage) and with Irfan Ahmad the Journal of Religious and Political Practice (Routledge).He received the Max Planck Award in 2015 or research on secularization and modernity: social and religious pluralism' and the host institution is Potsdam University.