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Prospects for Kurdish ecology initiatives in Syria and Turkey: Democratic confederalism and social ecology (2017)
Journal Article
Hunt, S. E. (2019). Prospects for Kurdish ecology initiatives in Syria and Turkey: Democratic confederalism and social ecology. Capitalism Nature Socialism, 30(3), 7-26. https://doi.org/10.1080/10455752.2017.1413120

This paper surveys the nascent experiments in political ecology underway in predominantly Kurdish areas of south-eastern Turkey, known as Bakûr, and Rojava (northern Syria). The Kurdish freedom movement is attempting to consolidate a social revolutio... Read More about Prospects for Kurdish ecology initiatives in Syria and Turkey: Democratic confederalism and social ecology.

Pentecostal revivalism in the body (2017)
Book Chapter
Hunt, S. (2017). Pentecostal revivalism in the body. In M. Wilkinson, & P. Althouse (Eds.), Annual Review of the Sociology of ReligionBrill

A contribution to a specialized edited volume considering ways in which the body is important to Pentecostal revivalism both in terms of purity and constraints and disinhibitions. Example of official dogma and instances of revivalism.

Skill up! Supporting academic success at UWE Bristol (2016)
Journal Article
Hunt, S. E., Lethaby, B., & Sebire, L. (2016). Skill up! Supporting academic success at UWE Bristol. Aliss Quarterly, 11(4),

The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) Library Services launched Skill up!, a new online learning platform to support Academic Success in September 2015.

Believing vaguely: Religious socialization and Christian beliefs in Britain (2015)
Journal Article
Hunt, S. (2015). Believing vaguely: Religious socialization and Christian beliefs in Britain. Italian Journal of Sociology of Education, 7(3), 10-46

Sociological research focusing on religion has customarily placed processes of socialization at the core of understanding not only individual religious identification, but also the broad aggregate transmission and survival of a generalised religious... Read More about Believing vaguely: Religious socialization and Christian beliefs in Britain.

Faith and religion (2015)
Book Chapter
Hunt, S. (2015). Faith and religion. In D. Paternotte, & M. Tremblay (Eds.), The Ashgate Research Companion to Lesbian and Gay Activism, 234-271. Ashgate

This chapter investigates the impact of LGBT activist groups within the major world religions. It focuses upon a number of crucial variables which shape mobilisation and levels of success: - The views of a particular religion in the way that it con... Read More about Faith and religion.

Power to the People: Renewable Energy in Brenda Vale’s Albion and other Literary Utopias (2015)
Book Chapter
Hunt, S. E. (2015). Power to the People: Renewable Energy in Brenda Vale’s Albion and other Literary Utopias. In P. A. Farca (Ed.), Energy in Literature: Essays on energy and its social and environmental implications in twentieth and twenty-first century literary textsTrueHeart Press

Brenda Vale has been a leading exponent of alternative technology and green architecture since the 1970s. This essay situates her only novel, Albion (1982), within a genre of libertarian utopian literature which includes William Morris’s News from No... Read More about Power to the People: Renewable Energy in Brenda Vale’s Albion and other Literary Utopias.

Pentecostal churches and homosexuality (2014)
Book Chapter
Hunt, S. (2014). Pentecostal churches and homosexuality. In A. Thatcher (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Theology, Sexuality, and GenderOxford University Press

The revolutionary urbanism of street farm: Eco-anarchism, architecture and alternative technology in the 1970s (2014)
Book
Hunt, S. E. (2014). The revolutionary urbanism of street farm: Eco-anarchism, architecture and alternative technology in the 1970s. Tangent Books

Stephen E Hunt has produced the definitive account of Street Farm (Graham Caine, Peter Crump and Bruce Haggart), a London-based collective of anarchist architects working in the early 1970s. The three friends put together Street Farmer, an undergr... Read More about The revolutionary urbanism of street farm: Eco-anarchism, architecture and alternative technology in the 1970s.

Negotiating sexual rights in the UK: Christian constituencies and contested moralities (2014)
Book Chapter
Hunt, S. (2014). Negotiating sexual rights in the UK: Christian constituencies and contested moralities. In H. Shipley (Ed.), Globalized Religion and Sexual Identity, 193-213. Brill

This chapter connects with the relevant “progressive” policies in the U.K.around sexual minorities and excavates the contrasting and contesting response by Christian constituencies – mainstream denominations, LGBT caucuses in the churches and outside... Read More about Negotiating sexual rights in the UK: Christian constituencies and contested moralities.

Christian lobbyist groups and the negotiation of sexual rights in the UK (2014)
Journal Article
Hunt, S. (2014). Christian lobbyist groups and the negotiation of sexual rights in the UK. Journal of Contemporary Religion, 29(1), 121-136. https://doi.org/10.1080/13537903.2014.864813

Although sexual minority rights have not necessarily generated polarised views within Christian churches and organisations, the subject has tended to forge an arena of contestation between liberal and conservative constituencies. Theological differen... Read More about Christian lobbyist groups and the negotiation of sexual rights in the UK.

Negotiating equality in the equality act 2010 (United Kingdom): Church-state relations in a post-Christian society (2013)
Journal Article
Hunt, S., & Hunt, S. E. (2013). Negotiating equality in the equality act 2010 (United Kingdom): Church-state relations in a post-Christian society. Journal of Church and State, 55(4), 690-711. https://doi.org/10.1093/jcs/css078

Few recent legislative enactments in the United Kingdom have wrought so much controversy as the Equality Act 2010. The far-ranging legislation, aiming to enhance civil rights and social inclusion, provides a unique opportunity to analyze how equality... Read More about Negotiating equality in the equality act 2010 (United Kingdom): Church-state relations in a post-Christian society.

The echoing greens: The neo-romanticism of earth first! and reclaim the streets in the U.K. (2013)
Journal Article
Hunt, S. E. (2013). The echoing greens: The neo-romanticism of earth first! and reclaim the streets in the U.K. Capitalism Nature Socialism, 24(2), 83-101. https://doi.org/10.1080/10455752.2013.784526

Influenced by American naturalist William Bartram, Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge provided much of the literary heritage for American Transcendentalists, such as Ralph Waldo Emerson and succeeding nature appreciators Henry David Thoreau and W... Read More about The echoing greens: The neo-romanticism of earth first! and reclaim the streets in the U.K..

The Ashgate research companion to contemporary religion and sexuality (2012)
Book
Hunt, S. (2012). S. Hunt, & A. Yip (Eds.), The Ashgate research companion to contemporary religion and sexuality. Ashgate

The Ashgate Research Companion to Contemporary Religion and Sexuality provides academics and students with a comprehensive and authoritative state-of-the-art review of current research in the area of sexuality and religion, broadly defined. This coll... Read More about The Ashgate research companion to contemporary religion and sexuality.

Masculinity, homosexuality and the defence of Islam: A case study of Yusuf al-Qaradawi’s media fatwa (2012)
Journal Article
Hunt, S. (2012). Masculinity, homosexuality and the defence of Islam: A case study of Yusuf al-Qaradawi’s media fatwa. Religion and Gender, 2(2), 254-279

This paper analyses how Islamic Neo-traditionalists perceive gender constructs through a distorted view of religious texts and cultural conventions. It explores the ramifications of these constructs for attitudes towards same-sex orientations and rel... Read More about Masculinity, homosexuality and the defence of Islam: A case study of Yusuf al-Qaradawi’s media fatwa.

A turn to the rights: UK conservative Christian lobby groups and the 'gay debate' (2011)
Journal Article
Hunt, S. (2011). A turn to the rights: UK conservative Christian lobby groups and the 'gay debate'. Religion and Human Rights, 6(3), 291-313. https://doi.org/10.1163/187103211X592596

The extension of non-heterosexual rights in largely liberal democratic contexts and confirmed in wider international conventions poses a challenge to Christian churches which historically condemned homosexuality and other sexual 'variations' on the b... Read More about A turn to the rights: UK conservative Christian lobby groups and the 'gay debate'.

Evaluating prophetic radicalism: The nature of Pentecostal politics in Brazil (2011)
Book Chapter
Hunt, S. E. (2011). Evaluating prophetic radicalism: The nature of Pentecostal politics in Brazil. In C. Smith (Ed.), Pentecostal Power: Expressions, Impact and Faith of Latin American Pentecostalism, 157-177. Brill. https://doi.org/10.1163/ej.9789004192492.i-284

Persecution from the secular world and ostracism exercised by established church authorities, alongside the emphasis on saving souls rather than changing socio-economic and political structures, ensured that for much of its history the Pentecostal mo... Read More about Evaluating prophetic radicalism: The nature of Pentecostal politics in Brazil.

Testing chaplaincy reforms in England and Wales (2011)
Journal Article
Hunt, S. (2011). Testing chaplaincy reforms in England and Wales. Archives de Sciences Sociales des Religions, 153, 43-64

The broad aims of the Her Majesty Prison chaplaincy service in England and Wales emphasise both rehabilitation and enhancement of the spiritual life of prisoners. In order to accomplish such aspirations substantial reforms have taken place in chaplai... Read More about Testing chaplaincy reforms in England and Wales.


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