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  • 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
  • Young British religious "nones": Findings from the Youth on Religion study.
    Madge, Nicola, and Peter J. Hemming (2016)
    Journal of Youth Studies ?

    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • (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
  • Three puzzles of non-religion in Britain.
    Voas, David, and Siobhan McAndrew (2012)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 27:1: 29-48.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, Great Britain; Great Britain
  • Locating nonreligion, in mind, body and space: New research methods for a new field.
    Lee, Lois (2012)
    In Luigi Berzano and Ole Preben Riis (eds.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion 3. New Methods in the Sociology of Religion. Leiden Brill, pp. 135-157.

    Non religion is a broader term than atheism, going beyond the intellectual. It is narrower than secularism, which is a negative measure of religion taken as a positive. Describes strategies for gethering interview data on nonreligion; uses illustrative intervews from work in southeast England.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularism; Nonreligion; Methods; Atheist; Great Britain, England
  • Evangelical Journeys: Choice and Change in a Northern Irish Religious Subculture.
    Mitchell, Claire, and Gladys Ganiel (2011)
    Dublin: University College Dublin Press.

    Analysis of religious change throughout the lifecourse. Based on 95 interviews with current or former Northern Irish Evangelicals.

    Associated Search Terms: Everyday life; Life course; Emerging church; Evangelical, Great Britain; Atheist, Great Britain; Life histories; Great Britain, Northern Ireland
  • The Impact of Religious Identification on Political Attitudes: An International Comparison.
    Hayes, Bernadette C. (1995)
    Sociology of Religion 56:2: 177-194.

    Analyzes 1991 survey data from 8 nations; assesses effects of non-affiliation on attitudes toward abortion, working women, capital punishment, & religion in politics.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Abortion; Capital punishment; Women; Italy; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Germany, East; Germany, West; Netherlands; Norway; Great Britain; Comparative; Politics; Disaffiliation; Atheist
  • Varieties of Unbelief. Atheists and Agnostics in English Society, 1850-1960.
    Budd, Susan (1977)
    London: Heinemann.

    Historical & sociological study of the various anti-clerical movements, secular religions, & religions of science & ethics in Britain.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Great Britain; Atheist, Great Britain
  • Political Radicalism and Religion: Competitors for Commitment.
    Cheal, David J. (1975)
    Social Compass 22:3: 245-260.

    Analyzes data from Birmingham, England.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Great Britain; Commitment; Great Britain, Birmingham; Atheist, Great Britain; Surrogate for religion
  • Toward a Sociology of Irreligion.
    Campbell, Colin B. (1972)
    London: Macmillan; New York: Herder & Herder.

    Attempts to formulate a general sociology of irreligion; ch. 3 focuses on irreligious movements in U.K. & the U.S. during the 19th & 20th centuries.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Atheist, U.S.A.; Atheist, Great Britain; United States
  • Humanism in Britain: The Formation of a Secular Value-Oriented Movement.
    Campbell, Colin B. (1969)
    In David Martin (ed.), A Sociological Yearbook of Religion in Britain 2. London: SCM, pp. 157-172.

    Assessment of the British Humanist Movement in light of Smelser's general theory of collective behavior.

    Associated Search Terms: Collective behavior; Smelser, Neil J.; Humanist, Great Britain; Atheist, Great Britain; Great Britain
  • Humanism and the Culture of the Professions: A Study of the Rise of the British Humanist Movement, 1954-63.
    Campbell, Colin B. (1967)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. thesis, University of London.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, Great Britain; Great Britain; Atheist; Humanist, Great Britain; Professions
  • The Loss of Faith: Reasons for Unbelief among Members of the Secular Movement in England, 1850-1950.
    Budd, Susan (1967)
    Past and Present 36: 106-125.

    Reviews 150 detailed & 200 less detailed biographical accounts; emotional & moral responses explain more cases of loss of faith than does intellectual conviction.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Atheist, Great Britain; Great Britain
  • Research Note: Membership Composition of the British Humanist Association.
    Campbell, Colin B. (1965)
    Sociological Rview 13:3: 327-337.

    Presents 1964 survey data from the U.K. of the newly formed British Humanist Association.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist; Humanist, Great Britain; Atheist, Great Britain; Great Britain
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