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  • The inclusion of nonreligion in religion and human rights.
    Beaman, Lori G., Cory Steele, and Keelin Pringnitz (2018)
    Social Compass 65:1: 43-61.

    Explores tensions around the presence of "nones" in societies where there are displays of majoritarian religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist; Conflict; Minority
  • Living without God in a religious country: Polish nonbelievers as a cultural minority.
    Tyrala, Radoslaw (2018)
    Social Compass 65:1: 131-144.

    Polish nonbelievers tend to be converts to nonbelief; they rarely encounter explicit prejudice but feel pressures to conform to some rituals.

    Associated Search Terms: Minority; Atheist, Poland; Poland
  • 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
  • Prosocial skeptics: Skepticism and generalized trust.
    Loveland, Matthew, Alexander G. Capella, and India Maisonet (2017)
    Critical Research on Religion 5:3: 251-265.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist; Trust
  • The rise of "no religion': Towards an explanation.
    Woodhead, Linda (2017)
    Sociology of Religion 78:3: 247-262.

    Descriptive data on atheists, mostly UK data. "No religion" has become the largest category in Great Britain.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, Great Britain
  • From existential to social understandings of risk: Examining gender differences in non-religion.
    Edgell, Penny, Jacqui Frost, and Evan Stewart (2017)
    Social Currents, published online January 10, Doi: 10.1177/2329496516686619.

    Associated Search Terms: Risk preference; Gender; Atheist
  • 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
  • Christian fundamentalists or atheists: Who do progressive Christians like or hate more?
    Yancey, George (2017)
    Journal of Religion and Society 19 (online).

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice, anti-fundamentalist; Prejudice, anti-atheist
  • Becoming a religious none: Irreligious socialization and disaffiliation.
    Thiessen, Joel, and Sarah Wilkins-LaFlamme (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:1: 64-82.

    Examines Alberta, Canada, & other survey data. Over time religious "nones" become increasingly so by childhood socialization rather than through disaffiliation.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Alberta; Disaffiliation; Atheist, Canada; Socialization
  • Looking beyond the church tax: Families and the disaffiliation of Austrian Roman Catholics.
    Berghammer, Caroline, Ulrike Zartler, and Desiree Krivanek (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:3:

    Uses mixed methods including 2008-12 panel data. The church tax was cited as responsible by disaffiliating believers, ideological reasons by agnostics & atheists. Family transitions were important for both groups.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Austria; Atheist, Austria; Panel study; Disaffiliation; Austria; Family
  • Religious ambivalence, liminality, and the increase of no religious preference in the United States, 2006-2014.
    Hout, Michael (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:1: 52-63.

    Based on General Social Survey (USA) panel data; focuses on respondents who report no religious identification in one survey but report having one in a subsequent one: "liminal status."

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Panel study; Identification; Atheist, U.S.A.
  • Catholics and atheists: A cross-cultural qualitative analysis of religious identities among gay men.
    Izienicki, Hubert (2017)
    Sociology of Religion 78:3: 263-288.

    The monolithic Catholicism of Poland is hostile toward homosexual men & drives them into atheism or agnosticism. The pluralist situation of the USA allows them to retain their religious tradition.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, Poland; Catholic, Poland; Catholic, U.S.A.; Comparative; Homosexuality; Pluralism; Poland, Warsaw; United States, Illinois, Chicago
  • Religion, religiosity, and happiness.
    Sander, William (2017)
    Review of Religious Research 59:2: 251-262.

    Analyzes 1998-2012 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; compares happiness of religious tradition categories.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, U.S.A.; Buddhist, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Happiness; Islam, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • 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: Atheist, Italy; Belief; Italy
  • 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
  • "No religion" in Britain: The rise of a new cultural majority.
    Woodhead, Linda (2016)
    Journal of the British Academy 4: 245-261.

    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: Secularism; Atheist, U.S.A.
  • "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 United States.
    Edgell, Penny, Douglas Hartmann, Evan Stewart, and Joseph Gerteis (2016)
    Annual Review of Sociology 38: 247-265.

    Associated Search Terms: Marginality; Atheist, U.S.A.
  • 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: Atheist; Abortion; 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; United States; Social support; 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, Wales; New religions; Education; New Zealand; Australia; Great Britain, England; Canada; Atheist
  • 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
  • Education, irreligion, and non-religion: Evidence from select anglophone census data.
    Lewis, James R. (2015)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 30:2: 265-272.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; 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: Family; Atheist
  • 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: Humanist; Atheist
  • 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: Secular; Atheist
  • 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: Canada; Atheist, Canada
  • How unreligious are the religious "nones"? Religious dynamics of the unaffiliated in Canada.
    Wilkins-Laflamme, Sarah (2015)
    Canadian Journal of Sociology 40:4: 477-500.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada; Atheist, Canada
  • Losing our religion: How unaffiliated parents are raising their children.
    Manning, Christel J. (2015)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Secularization; Atheist; 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: Students, undergraduate; Atheist, Canada
  • Ambivalent atheist identities: Power and non-religious culture in contemporary Britain.
    Lee, Lois (2015)
    Social Analysis 59:2: 20-39.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, Great Britain; Participant observation
  • 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: Atheist; Deviance/social control; Politics; 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: Spirituality; Identification; Generations; Atheist, Canada; Canada
  • 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; Network; Atheist; Students, undergraduate; Homophily
  • 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.; Solidarity; Ritual; Legitimation
  • Are all socialists anti-religious? Anti-religiosity and the socialist left in 21 Western Europea countries (1990-2008).
    Ribberink, Egbert, Peter Achterberg, and Dick Houtman (2015)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 30:3: 435-452.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, Europe; Socialism; Europe, western; Politics, Europe
  • 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: Atheist, China; Islam, China; Generations; Conversion; China; Christian, 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: Atheist, U.S.A.; Stigma; United States, Midwest
  • 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; Denomination (organizational entity); Conversion; Atheist, U.S.A.; Practice; Belief
  • Gendering (non)religion: Politics, education, and gender gaps in secularity in the Untied States.
    Baker, Joseph O., and Andrew L. Whitehead (2015)
    Social Forces 94:4: 1623-1645.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Politics, U.S.A.; Gender; Education; Atheist, U.S.A.
  • The Regime of Religious Pluralism: Uncovering the Cultural Dimensions of American Religious Belonging.
    Nabors, Bradly (2015)
    Unpublished Ph.D dissertation, University of Southern California.

    Based on interviews with U.S. atheists & Muslims.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, U.S.A.; Individualism; Islam, U.S.A.; Pluralism; United States; Minority
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