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Scholarly Publications

Supernatural Punishment and the Evolution of Cooperation

December 2004

Human cooperation remains a puzzle because it persists even in contexts where traditional theories predict it should not do so (i.e.

Effects of September 11: A Rift Between Europe and America

July 2004

Covering the intricate facets of America's most important democratic tradition, this book serves as an important resource to understand how citizens' views are translated into governmental action....

Other Publications

Learning about World Religions in Public Schools: The Impact on Student Attitudes and Community Acceptance in Modesto, Calif.

December 2006

Since 2000, the Modesto City school district in Modesto, Calif., has been engaged in one of the nation's most direct experiments in using the public school curriculum to promote respect for...

Europe Doesn't Get Free Speech

February 2006

Since the controversy over cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad erupted, Europe's leaders have shown remarkable--and uncharacteristic--courage under fire.

Events

The Global Religious Challenges to the Secular State

May 4, 2012

Mark Juergensmeyer is director of the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies, professor of sociology, and affiliate professor of religious studies at the University of California,...

Who Should Fight? The Ethics of the Draft

December 3, 2010

This panel discussion focuses on the draft versus the volunteer army in the U.S.

Emerging Superpowers: Influence and Supremacy in the 21st Century

January 26, 2008

The landscape of world power has evolved dramatically since the end of the cold war. What nations are considered “up and comers” in the 21st century?

People

Kaileen Pritchard CISAC Honors Student