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  • Childhood, youth and non-religion: Towards a social research agenda.
    Hemming, Peter J. (2017)
    Social Compass 64:1: 113-129.

    Overview of literature and identification of research topics.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist; Children
  • Living well togeher in a (non)religious future: Contributions from the sociology of religion.
    Beaman, Lori G. (2017)
    Sociology of Religion 78:1: 9-32.

    Focuses on people who rescue endangered sea turtles.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; Lived religion; Spirituality; Atheist
  • The Nonreligious. Understanding Secular People and Societies.
    Zuckerman, Phil, Luke W. Galen, and Frank L. Pasquale (2016)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist
  • Piccoli atei crescono. Davvero una generazione senza Dio?
    Garelli, Franco (2016)
    Bologna: Il Mulino.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy; Atheist, Italy; Belief
  • Young British religious "nones": Findings from the Youth on Religion study.
    Madge, Nicola, and Peter J. Hemming (2016)
    Journal of Youth Studies ?http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13676261.2016.1273518

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, Great Britain; Great Britain
  • American Secularism. Cultural Contours of Nonreligious Belief Systems.
    Baker, Joseph O., and Buster G. Smith (2016)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, U.S.A.; Secularism
  • "I think some people need religion": The social construction of nonreligious moral identities.
    Sumerau, J. Edward, and Ryan T. Cragun (2016)
    Sociology of Religion 77:4: 386-407.

    Based on 30 semi-structured interviews with self-identified non-religious Americans. Experiencing childhood religion as focused on obedience & conformity, noting religious people's prejudices about non-religious people, & interactions with religious people that led to seeking meaning elsewhere served as pathways to irreligion.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, U.S.A.; Socialization
  • Atheists and other cultural outsiders Moral boundaries and the non-religious in the Uited States.
    Edgell, Penny, Douglas Hartmann, Evan Stewart, and Joseph Gerteis (2016)
    Annual Review of Sociology 38: 247-265.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, U.S.A.; Marginality
  • Religion, secular humanism, and atheism: Multi-institutional politics and the USAFA cadets' freethinkers group.
    Konieczny, Mary Ellen, and Megan C. Rogers (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:4: 821-838.

    Examines the opportunity structure of the Cadet Freethinkers Group at the U.S. Air Force Academy.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, U.S.A.; Military
  • Secularization and the wider gap in values and personal religiosity between the religious and nonreligious.
    Wilkins-Laflamme, Sarah (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:4: 717-736.

    Analyzes 2008 International Social Survey Program data; in regions where the unaffiliated form a greater proportion of the population, differences in sexual attitudes & stances toward abortion & gender roles between the affiliated & unaffiliated are greater.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Atheist; Gender role; Sexual attitudes
  • The social context of organized nonbelief: County-level predictors of nonbeliever organizations in the United States
    García, Alfredo, and Joseph Blankholm (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:1: 70-90.

    County-level data show the percentage of the populations that is Evangelical correlates positively with the existence & number of nonbeliever organizations.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, U.S.A.; Dialectic; Ecology; United States
  • Not a lonely crowd? Social connectedness, religious service attendance, and the spiritual but not religious.
    Hastings, Orestes P. (2016)
    Social Science Research 57: 63-79.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Social support; United States; Atheist, U.S.A.; Spirituality
  • The religion of the educated classes revisited: New religions, the nonreligious, and educational levels.
    Lewis, James R., Sean E. Currie, and Michael P. Oman-Reagan (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:1: 91-104.

    Uses data from censuses. Members of most, but not all, new religions have higher than national averages of bachelor's degrees.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, England; Atheist; Australia; Education; Great Britain, Wales; New religions; New Zealand; Canada
  • Atheism looking in: On the goals and strategies of organized nonbelief.
    Langston, Joseph A, Joseph H. Hammer, and Ryan T. Cragun (2015)
    Science, Religion, and Culture 2:3: 70-85.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist
  • Familial relationship outcomes of coming out as an atheist.
    Zimmerman, Kevin, Jesse Smith, Kevin Simonson, and Benjamin W. Myers (2015)
    Secularism and Nonreligion 4:1: 1-13.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist; Family
  • Atheism versus humanism: Ideological tensions and identity dynamics.
    LeDrew, Stephen (2015)
    In Lori G. Beaman and Steven Tomlins (eds.) Atheist Identities: Spaces and Social Contexts. New York: Springer, pp. 53-68.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist; Humanist
  • Freedom of and freedom from religion: Atheist involvement in legal cases.
    Beaman, Lori G. (2015)
    In Lori G. Beaman and Steven Tomlins (eds.) Atheist Identities: Spaces and Social Contexts. New York: Springer, pp. 39-52.

    Associated Search Terms: Law; Atheist
  • Recognizing the Nonreligious: Reimagining the Secular.
    Lee, Lois (2015)
    Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist; Secular
  • The church on the margins: The religious context of the new atheism.
    Stahl, William A. (2015)
    In Lori G. Beaman and Steven Tomlins (eds.) Atheist Identities: Spaces and Social Contexts. New York: Springer, pp. 19-37.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, Canada; Canada
  • Losing Our Religion: How Unaffiliated Parents Are Raising their Children.
    Manning, Christel J. (2015)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist; Family; Secularization; Socialization
  • A common godlessness: A snapshot of a Canadian university atheist club, why its members joined, and what that community means to them.
    Tomlins, Steven (2015)
    In Lori G. Beaman and Steven Tomlins (eds.) Atheist Identities: Spaces and Social Contexts. New York: Springer, pp. 117-136.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, Canada; Students, undergraduate
  • Nonreligious tolerance: American attitudes toward atheists, America's most unpopular religious group.
    Cox, Daniel, Robert P. Jones, and Juhem Navarro-Rivera (2015)
    In Paul A. Djupe (ed.) Religion and Political Tolerance in America. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pp. 133-150.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, U.S.A.; Tolerance
  • Who are the "new atheists"?
    Cragun, Ryan T. (2015)
    In Lori G. Beaman and Steven Tomlins (eds.) Atheist Identities: Spaces and Social Contexts. New York: Springer, pp. 195-211.

    Associated Search Terms: Demography; Atheist, U.S.A.
  • Living non-religious identity in London.
    Mumford, Lorna (2015)
    In Lori G. Beaman and Steven Tomlins (eds.) Atheist Identities: Spaces and Social Contexts. New York: Springer, pp. 153-170.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, Great Britain; Great Britain, London
  • The new moral entrepreneurs: Atheist activism as scripted and performed political deviance.
    Fazzino, Lori L., Michael Ian Borer, and Mohammed Abdel Haq (2015)
    In M. Dellwing, J.A. Kotarba, an N.W. Pino (eds.) The Death and Resurrection of Deviance: Current Ideas and Research.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics; Atheist; Deviance/social control; Moral entrepreneur
  • From atheist to spiritual but not religious: A punctuated continuum of identities among the second generation of post-1970 immigrants in Canada.
    Beyer, Peter F. (2015)
    In Lori G. Beaman and Steven Tomlins (eds.) Atheist Identities: Spaces and Social Contexts. New York: Springer, pp. 137-151.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada; Spirituality; Generations; Atheist, Canada; Identification
  • Social affiliation from religious disaffiliation: Evidence of selective mixing among youth with no religious preference durign the transition to college.
    Sepulvado, Brandon, Michael Penta, David Hachen, and Omar Lizardo (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:4: 833-841.

    Analyzes cell phone connection data from a cohort of University of Notre Dame first year students. Finds religious non-affiliates & non-Catholic affiliates in their own networks.

    Associated Search Terms: Minority; Atheist; Homophily; Network; Students, undergraduate
  • Secularist rituals in the US: Solidarity and legitimization.
    Cimino, Richard, and Christopher Smith (2015)
    In Lori G. Beaman and Steven Tomlins (eds.) Atheist Identities: Spaces and Social Contexts. New York: Springer, pp. 87-100.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, U.S.A.; Legitimation; Ritual; Solidarity
  • Intergenerational religious mobility in contemporary China.
    Hu, Anning, and Reid J. Leamaster (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:1: 79-99.

    Analyzes 2010 China General Social Survey data. Intergenerational religious mobility shows a growth of Islam, Christianity, & nones relative to traditional Chinese religions for father-child mobility, & advantage of nones for mother-child mobility.

    Associated Search Terms: China; Christian, China; Conversion; Generations; Islam, China; Atheist, China
  • Without God yet not without nuance: A qualitative study of atheism and non-religion among Scottish university students.
    Cotter, Christopher R. (2015)
    In Lori G. Beaman and Steven Tomlins (eds.) Atheist Identities: Spaces and Social Contexts. New York: Springer, pp. 171-193.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, Great Britain; Great Britain, Scotland; Students, undergraduate
  • Stigma management by Midwestern secularists.
    Garneau, Christopher (2015)
    In Paul A. Djupe (ed.) Religion and Political Tolerance in America. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pp. 211-227.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Midwest; Stigma; Atheist, U.S.A.
  • Non-affiliation, non-denominationalism, religious switching, and denominational switching: Longitudinal analysis of the effects on religiosity.
    Suh, Daniel, and Raymond Russell (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:1: 25-41.

    Analyzes 2006-2010 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) panel data. Conversion from one religion to another increases religiosity, from one Protestant denomination to another affects practice modestly but not belief. Non-affiliates become less religious. Protestants with no denomination resemble other Protestants.

    Associated Search Terms: Panel study; Atheist, U.S.A.; Practice; Denomination (organizational entity); Conversion; Belief
  • Gendering (non)religion: Politics, education, and gender gaps in secularity in the Untied States.
    Baker, Joseph O., and Adnrew L. Whitehead (2015)
    Social Forces 94:4: 1623-1645.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender; Atheist, U.S.A.; Education; Politics, U.S.A.; United States
  • The cultural, the nominal, and the secular: The social reality of religious identity among Sri Lankan Tamil youth in Canada.
    Amarasingam , Amarnath (2015)
    In Lori G. Beaman and Steven Tomlins (eds.) Atheist Identities: Spaces and Social Contexts. New York: Springer, pp. 69-85.

    Associated Search Terms: Sri Linkan Canadians; Atheist, Canada; Canada; Cultural religion; Tamil, Canada; Youth; Nominal religion
  • Spiritualità senza Dio?
    Berzano, Luigi (2014)
    Oornto: Mimesis.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist; Spirituality
  • Bounded by disbelief: How atheists in the United States differentiate themselves from religious believers.
    Guenther, Katja M. (2014)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 29:1: 1-16.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, U.S.A.
  • Explaining why more Americans have no religious preference: Political backlash and generatioal succession, 1987-2012.
    Hout, Michael, and Claude S. Fischer (2014)
    Sociological Science 1: 423-447.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, U.S.A.; Generations; Politics, U.S.A.; Membership
  • Divided we stand: The politics of the atheist movement in the United States.
    Kettell, Steven (2014)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 29:3: 377-394.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Atheist, U.S.A.
  • Atheist Awakening: Secular Activism & Community in America.
    Cimino, Richard, and Christopher Smith (2014)
    New York: Oxford University Press

    Based on participant observation in atheist meetings & events, on interviews, surveys, & content analyses of literature & websites. Awakened atheism & religious activism dialectically need each other.

    Associated Search Terms: Ritual; Participant observation; Minority; Dialectic; Content analysis; Atheist, U.S.A.; Media; Schism; Secular humanism; Social movement; Identity; Internet
  • Struktur und Identität des Nicht-Religiösen: Relationen und soziale Normirungen.
    Wohlrab-Sahr, Monika, and Tom Kaden (2013)
    Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 65, 1 Suppl., 183-209.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist
  • The politics of the new atheism.
    Schulzke, Marcus (2013)
    Politics and Religion 6:4: 778-799.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics; Atheist
  • The politics of new atheism.
    Kettell, Steven (2013)
    Secularism and Nonreligion 2:1: 61-72.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist; Atheist, U.S.A.
  • From the outside in: Crossing boundaries to build collective identity in the new atheist movement.
    Guenther, Katja M., Kerry Mulligan, and Cameron Papp. (2013)
    Social Problems 60:4: 457-475.

    Associated Search Terms: Boundary maintenance; Atheist; Identity
  • Why People Will Not Vote for Atheist Candidates.
    Djupe, Paul A., Brian R. Calfano, and Chelsea Back (2013)
    In Paul A. Djupe and Brian R. Calfano (eds.) God Talk: Experimenting with the Religious Causes of Public Opinion. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pp. 74-92.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist; Politics; Prejudice, religious
  • The religious experiences of the non-religious in Taiwan.
    Kao, chen-yang (2013)
    In Yen-zen Tsai (ed.) Religious Experience in Contemporary Taiwan and China. Taipei: National Chengchi University Press, pp. 125-140.

    Associated Search Terms: Taiwan; Experience; Atheist, Taiwan
  • There Is No God: Atheists in America.
    Williamson, David A., and George Yancey (2013)
    Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, U.S.A.
  • (Dis)believing and belonging. Investigating the narratives of young British atheists.
    Catto, Rebecca, and Janet Eccles (2013)
    Temenos 49;1: 37-63.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, Great Britain; Great Britain
  • Measuring spiritual fitness: Atheist military personnel, veterans, and civilians.
    Hammer, Joseph H., Ryan T. Cragun, and Karen Hwang (2013)
    Military Psychology 25:5: 438-451.

    Associated Search Terms: Military; Atheist, U.S.A.
  • Deprivitzation of disbelief?: Non-religiosity ad anti-religiosity in 14 Western European countries.
    Ribberink, Egbert, Peter Achterberg, and Dick Houtman (2013)
    Politics and Religion 6: 101-120.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe, western; Atheist, Europe; Prejudice, anti-religious
  • The field of religions in Norwegian pluralist society.
    Reeh, Niels (2013)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and William H. Swatos, Jr. (eds.) Testing Pluralism. Globalizing Belief, Localizing Gods. Leiden: Brill, pp. 175-192.

    Conceptualize organized non-belief as meso-level counters to organized religion. The Norwegian state recognizes life stance organizations. Similarly religions establish their identities in counter-stances toward other religions.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Norway; Spirituality; Levels of inclusiveness; Atheist, Norway; Humanist, Norway
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Citation data are provided by Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame; University of Texas at San Antonio).

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