About the Author
Bryan S. Turner is professor of Sociology in the Institute for Religion, Politics, and Society at the Australian Catholic University (Melbourne). He won the Max Planck Award in 2015 and is an honorary professor at Potsdam University Germany, where he directs the Centre for Citizenship, Social Pluralism and Religious Diversity.
Chang Kyung-Sup is professor of Sociology at Seoul National University, South Korea.
Cynthia F. Epstein is Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and currently a Visiting Scholar at Columbia Law School.
Peter Kivisto is the Richard A. Swanson Professor of Social Thought at Augustana College, where he has taught for over 30 years.
William Outhwaite taught at the universities of Sussex and Newcastle, where he is emeritus professor.
J. Michael Ryan is currently a researcher for the TRANSRIGHTS Project at The University of Lisbon (Portugal).