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  1. General reading 8 items
    1. Apocalypse: from antiquity to the empire of modernity - John R. Hall, ProQuest (Firm) 2009 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential reading

    2. Arguing the apocalypse: a theory of millennial rhetoric - Stephen D. O'Leary, ProQuest (Firm) 1998, c1994 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended reading

    3. Disaster and the millennium - Michael Barkun 1974

      Book Recommended reading

    4. The Oxford Handbook of Millennialism (Oxford Handbooks) - Catherine Wessinger 11 Aug. 2016

      Book Recommended reading

    5. War in heaven/heaven on earth: Theories of the apocalyptic - Stephen O'Leary, Glen S McGhee 2005

      Book Recommended reading

  2. Lecture 1 6 items
    1. Arguing the apocalypse: a theory of millennial rhetoric - Stephen D. O'Leary, ProQuest (Firm) 1998, c1994 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential reading Chapter 2

    2. The Oxford Handbook of Millennialism - by Catherine Wessinger

      Book Other reading Chaper 4: D. Wojcik "Avertive apocalypse"

    3. Disaster and the millennium - Michael Barkun 1974

      Book Recommended reading

  3. Lecture 2 8 items
    1. War in heaven/heaven on earth: Theories of the apocalyptic - Stephen O'Leary, Glen S McGhee 2005

      Book Essential reading Chapter 2: Richard Landes: Roosters Crow, Owls Hoot: On the dynamics of apocalyptic millennialism

    2. Imagining the End: Visions of Apocalypse from the Ancient Middle East to ... - by Abbas Amanat, Magnus T. Bernhardsson

      Book Recommended reading Chapter 6, S.A. Arjomand: Messianism, millennialism and revolution in early Islamic history.

    3. An introduction to the sociology of religion - Inger Furseth 2006

      Book Recommended reading Chapter 2

    4. The sociology of religion: theoretical and comparative perspectives - Malcolm Hamilton 1995

      Book Recommended reading

  4. Lecture 3 6 items
    1. Imagining the End: Visions of Apocalypse from the Ancient Middle East to ... - by Abbas Amanat, Magnus T. Bernhardsson

      Book Essential reading Chapter 15. P. Boyer. The middle east in modern American popular prophetic belief

    2. When time shall be no more - Paul S. Boyer 1992

      Book Recommended reading

  5. Lecture 4 11 items
    1. When prophecy fails: a social and psychological study of a modern group that predicted the destruction of the world - Leon Festinger, Henry William Riecken, Stanley Schachter 1964

      Book Essential reading Chapter 1

    2. The Oxford Handbook of Millennialism (Oxford Handbooks) - Catherine Wessinger 11 Aug. 2016

      Book Essential reading Chapter 8. Prophetic Failure in Millennial Movements

    3. When prophecy fails: a social and psychological study of a modern group that predicted the destruction of the world - Leon Festinger, Henry William Riecken, Stanley Schachter 1964

      Book Recommended reading The rest

    4. When festinger fails: Prophecy and the watch tower - Mathew N. Schmalz 10/1994

      Article Recommended reading Available in print BL1.R34

    5. War in heaven/heaven on earth: Theories of the apocalyptic - Stephen O'Leary, Glen S McGhee 2005

      Book Recommended reading Chapter 11: GS McGhee, A cultural history of dissonance theory

    6. Heaven on earth - Richard Allen Landes 2011

      Book Recommended reading

  6. Lecture 5 10 items
    1. Risk - Deborah Lupton 2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential reading

    2. An introduction to the sociology of religion - Inger Furseth 2006

      Book Recommended reading Chapter 5

    3. Risk and morality - Richard Victor Ericson, Aaron Doyle c2003

      Book Recommended reading Chapter 2, Ian Hacking: Risk and Dirt

    4. The Terrorist Threat - Ulrich Beck 08/2002

      Article Recommended reading

    5. World at risk - Ulrich Beck, Ciaran Cronin c2009

      Book Other reading

    6. The taming of chance - Ian Hacking 1990

      Book Other reading

    7. Risk - Deborah Lupton 2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Other reading

    8. Essentials of risk theory - Sabine Roeser c2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended reading Chapter 2, H. Riesch: Levels of Uncertainty

  7. Lecture 6 7 items
    1. Historical Social Research / Historische Sozialforschung - Holger Nehring 2004

      Journal Recommended reading

    2. Apocalypse Soon - Robert S. McNamara 2005

      Article Other reading

  8. Lecture 7 10 items
    1. The Oxford Handbook of Millennialism (Oxford Handbooks) - Catherine Wessinger 11 Aug. 2016

      Book Essential reading Chapter 32: R Globus and B Taylor: Environmental Millennialism

    2. Silent spring - Rachel Carson 1963

      Book Other reading

    3. The Social Bases of Environmental Concern: Have They Changed Over Time?1 - Robert Emmet Jones, Riley E. Dunlap 03/02/2010

      Article Other reading

    4. Collapse: how societies choose to fail or survive - Jared M. Diamond 2006

      Book Other reading

    5. Changing the World with Müsli - Florentine Fritzen 12/2009

      Article Other reading

  9. Lecture 8 12 items
    1. Why we disagree about climate change: understanding controversy, inaction and opportunity - M. Hulme c2009

      Book Essential reading Chapter 1

    2. Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change - HM Treasury - N Stern 2006

      Document Essential reading Read the executive summary for an overview, or more if you're interested – but it’s quite long and technical!

    3. Why we disagree about climate change: understanding controversy, inaction and opportunity - M. Hulme c2009

      Book Recommended reading The Rest!

    4. The politics of climate change - Anthony Giddens 2011

      Book Recommended reading

    5. Apocalypse Forever? - Erik Swyngedouw 03/2010

      Article Recommended reading

    6. Bad Weather - Joseph Masco 02/2010

      Article Other reading

    7. Environmental apocalypse in science and art - Sergio Fava 2013

      Book Other reading Chapter 1

  10. Lecture 9 10 items
    1. Atomic Bomb Cinema: The Apocalyptic Imagination on Film - Jerome F. Shapiro

      Book Recommended reading Introduction

    2. Against Interpretation and Other Essays (Penguin Modern Classics) - Susan Sontag 2 July 2009

      Book Recommended reading The imagination of disaster 209-225

    3. The end all around us 2009

      Book Recommended reading Chapter 3: End of the world music: Is extreme heavy metal the sound of the apocalypse?

    4. The end all around us 2009

      Book Recommended reading

  11. Lecture 10 7 items
    1. Apocalypse Fatigue: Losing the Public on Climate Change - Ted Nordhaus, Michael Shellenberger 2009

      Article Essential reading

    2. Culture of fear revisited: risk-taking and the morality of low expectation - Frank Furedi 2006

      Book Other reading

    3. Strange Weather, Again - Brian Wynne 03/2010

      Article Other reading

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