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Teenage Witchcraft in Britain

Cush, D (2010) 'Teenage Witchcraft in Britain.' In: Collins-Mayo, S and Dandelion, P, eds. Religion and Youth. Ashgate, Farnham. ISBN 9780754667643

Abstract

What is the future of religion given the responses of young people? What impact do existing religious forms have on youth? What kind of spirituality and religion are young people creating for themselves? Written by leading scholars in the field, this book presents an accessible, yet cutting edge, guide to the key issues in the study of youth and religion, including methodological perspectives. It provides a key teaching text in these areas for undergraduates, and a book of rigorous scholarship for postgraduates, academics, and practitioners. Offering the first comprehensive international perspective on the sociology of youth and religion, this book reveals key geographical and organisational variables as well as the complexities of the engagement between youth and religion. The book is divided into six parts organised around central themes: Generation X and their legacy; The Big Picture - surveys of belief and practice in the USA, UK, Australia and Europe; Expression - how young people construct and live out their religion and spirituality; Identity - the role of religion in shaping young people's sense of self and social belonging; Transmission - passing on the faith (or not); Researching Youth Religion - debates, issues and techniques in researching young people's religion and spirituality.

Item Type: Book Chapter or Section
Keywords: Youth — Religious life. Religious life.
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
Divisions: College of Liberal Arts
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2013 10:04
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2016 13:29
URI: http://researchspace.bathspa.ac.uk/id/eprint/611
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