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  • Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland. Religious Practice in Late Modernity.
    Ganiel, Gladys (2016)
    Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Based on 2009 surveys, on interviews, & on case studies. For many, the Roman Catholic Church is a convenient foil against which the define their fair. Describes extra-institutional religion--religiosity connected to & going beyond organized churches, thereby balancing individualism. Reports attitudes toward reconciliation & ecumenism.

    Associated Search Terms: Marginality; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Ambivalence; Catholic, Ireland; Change; Clergy; Conflict; Diversity; Pluralism; Extra-institutional; Individualism; Ireland; Parish council; Secularization; State; Ecumenism
  • Assessing the deerminants of the contemporary social attitudes of Roman Catholics in Britain: Abortion and homosexuality.
    Clements, Ben (2014)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 29:3: 491-501.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Homosexuality; Great Britain; Abortion; Catholic, Great Britain
  • Sexualities in the migration context: Religious influences on views on abortion and homosexuality.
    Siara, Bernadetta (2012)
    In Peter Nynäs and Andrew Kam-Tuck Yip (eds.) Religion, Gender and Sexuality in Everyday Life. Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate, pp. 91-108.

    Based on 2009-10 qualitative interviews with Polish migrants to the U.K., mostly aged 23-34. Catholicism had some influence on migrants' views on abortion & homosexuality, but the change to the less restrictive British context was accompanied by some change.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Catholic, Great Britain; Great Britain; Homosexuality; Polish British; Migrant
  • The Advent of the "EasyJet Priest": Dilemmas of Polish Catholic Integration in the UK.
    Trzebiatowska, Marta (2010)
    Sociology 44:6: 1055-1072.

    Associated Search Terms: Assimilation; Polish British; Migrant; Catholic, Great Britain
  • Religion, Social Mobility and Education in Scotland.
    Paterson, Lindsay, and Cristina Iannelli (2006)
    British Journal of Sociology 57:3: 353-377.

    Based on 2001 Scottish Household Survey data; Catholic & Protestant status in Scotland, formerly having a Protestant advantage, is converging because of the availability of public education.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Great Britain; Education; Great Britain, Scotland; Protestant, Great Britain; Stratification
  • Conflict and Consensus. A Study of Values and Attitudes in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
    Fahey, Tony, Bernadette C. Hayes, and Richard Sinnott (2006)
    Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill.

    Based on European Values Study data, with added items. Factor analysis shows somewhat different attitudinal cleavages in the 2 Irelands.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Ireland; Conflict; Catholic, Great Britain; Catholic, Ireland; Protestant, Great Britain; Protestant, Ireland; Life satisfaction; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Work; Factor analysis; Belief; Practice; Marriage; Trust; Comparative
  • Catholicism and the construction of communal identity in Northern Ireland.
    Mitchell, Claire (2005)
    Irish Journal of Sociology 14:1: 110-130.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Great Britain; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Identity
  • Purpose in life and prayer among Catholic and Protestant adolescents in Northern Ireland.
    Robbins, Mandy, and Leslie J. Francis (2005)
    Journal of Research in Christian Education 14: 72-93.

    Associated Search Terms: Prayer; Protestant, Great Britain; Meaning; Catholic, Great Britain; Adolescents
  • The Sectarian Myth in Scotland: Of Bitter Memory and Bigotry.
    Rosie, Michael (2004)
    New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

    Finds Scottish society has less religious conflict than is sometimes thought.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Scotland; Protestant, Great Britain; Catholic, Great Britain; Tolerance
  • Religion and Civil Society: Rethinking Public Religion in the Contemporary World.
    Herbert, David (2004)
    Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Great Britain; Egypt; Public religion; Great Britain; Islam, Egypt; Bosnia; Poland; Catholic, Poland
  • From England's Nazareth to Sweden's Jerusalem. Movement, (Virtual) Landscapes and Pilgrimage.
    Coleman, Simon (2004)
    In Simon Coleman and John Eade (eds.) Reframing Pilgrimage Cultures in Motion. London: Routledge, pp. 45-68..

    Focuses on pilgrims taking concerns from home to sacred places. Uses the examples of Roman & Anglo Catholics at Walsingham & Word of Life (Evangelical) Swedes at Jerusalem.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden; Comparative; Pentecostal, neo, Sweden; Church of England; Pilgrimage; Livets Ord, Sweden; Catholic, Great Britain; Great Britain
  • The Naked Parish Priest. What Priests Really Think They're Doing.
    Louden Stephen, and Leslie J. Francis (2003)
    London: Continuum.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Catholic, Great Britain; Great Britain
  • The Rise and Fall of the YCW in England.
    Collins, Sylvia, and Michael P. Hornsby-Smith (2002)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 17:1: 87-100.

    Sees the 1930s rise & post-1960s decline of a Catholic movement that focused on social issues as a generational phenomenon.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Great Britain; Social movement; Great Britain; Young Christian Worker; Generations
  • Young Catholics at the New Millennium.
    Fulton, John, Anthony M. Abela, Irena Borowik, Teresa Dowling, Penney Marler, and Luigi Tomasi (2001)
    Dublin, Ireland: University College Press.

    Based on in-depth interviews in 6 nations.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Catholic; Youth; Malta; Ireland; Poland; Italy; United States; Great Britain, England; Moral
  • The Mainline Churches as a Counterbalance to the State: The Church of England in the Thatcher Period and the Catholic Church in Poland Under the Communist Regime.
    Gilarek, Katarzyna (2000)
    In Tom Inglis, Zdzislaw Mach, and Rafal Mazanek (eds.) Religion and Politics: East-West Contrasts from Contemporary Europe. Dublin: University College Dublin Press, pp. 129-146.

    Associated Search Terms: Poland; Catholic, Poland; Politics, Great Britain; Politics, Poland; Great Britain; Church of England
  • Organizing God's Work.
    Harris, Margaret (1998)
    New York: St. Martin's Press.

    Studies the role of 4 parishes in delivering social services in Britain.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Afro-Caribbean British; Jewish, Great Britain; Church of England; Pentecostal, Great Britain; Catholic, Great Britain; Charities; Great Britain; Organization
  • Dare to Differ: Gay and Lesbian Catholics' Assessment of Official Catholic Positions on Sexuality.
    Yip, Andrew K.T. (1997)
    Sociology of Religion 58:2: 165-180.

    Analyzes 1995-96 questionnaire data from the subscription list of a U.K. Catholic publication for homosexuals.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Great Britain; Catholic, Great Britain
  • Opposite Religions? Interpreting Community Relations in Northern Ireland.
    Lambkin, B.K. (1996)
    Aldershot, U.K.: Avebury.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Great Britain; Conflict; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Protestant, Great Britain
  • Cultural Differences in the Abortion Discourse of the Catholic Church: Evidence from Four Countries.
    Dillon, Michele (1996)
    Sociology of Religion 57:1: 25-36.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Content analysis; Great Britain; United States; Poland; Catholic, Poland; Ireland; Catholic, Ireland; Comparative; Identity; Law; Women; Catholic, U.S.A.; Discourse; Catholic, Great Britain; Science
  • The Politics of Spirituality: A Study of a Renewal Process in an English Diocese.
    Hornsby-Smith, Michael P., John Fulton, and Margaret I. Norris (1995)
    Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Offers an English case study of "Renew," A Roman Catholic program of parish revitalization.

    Associated Search Terms: Diocese; Great Britain; Catholic, Great Britain
  • Religion, Class and Identity. The State, the Catholic Church and the Education of the Irish in Britain.
    Hickman, Mary J. (1995)
    Aldershot, U.K.: Avebury.

    Associated Search Terms: Irish English; Education; Identity; Great Britain; Stratification; Catholic, Great Britain
  • British Catholics in the Labour Movement: A Study of Religious and Political Marginalization?
    Hornsby-Smith, Michael P., and Michael Foley (1993)
    Social Compass 40:1: 45-54.

    Sees Catholic Laborites marginalized from the Church because of its anti-socialism, & from the party because of its abortion stand; uses illustrations from a small survey.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Great Britain; Great Britain; Socialism; Politics, Great Britain; Abortion
  • Believing without Belonging? The Case of Roman Catholics in England.
    Hornsby-Smith, Michael P. (1992)
    In Bryan R. Wilson (ed.) Religion: Contemporary Issues. London: Bellew, pp. 125-134.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, England; Catholic, Great Britain
  • Religious Orthodoxy in Northern Ireland: The Validation of Identities.
    Benson, Dennis E., and Paul Sites (1992)
    Sociological Analysis 53:2: 219-228.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from a sample from the 1987 Northern Ireland Electoral Register, to explore relations between orthodoxy & group identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Catholic, Great Britain; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Protestant, Great Britain
  • Mixed and Matched. Interreligious Courtship and Marriage in Northern Ireland.
    Lee, Raymond M. (1992)
    Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America.

    Based on interviews with Catholic-Protestant couples in Northern Ireland.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Protestant, Great Britain; Catholic, Great Britain
  • Roman Catholic Beliefs in England. Customary Catholicism and Transformation of Religious Authority.
    Hornsby-Smith, Michael P. (1991)
    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    Focuses on the diversity in religious accounts among English Catholics, regarding identity, belief, salience, & authority; based on in-depth interviews.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Great Britain; Authority; Belief; Identity; Great Britain; Change; Salience
  • The Tragedy of Belief: Division, Politics and Religion in Ireland.
    Fulton, John (1991)
    Oxford: Clarendon Press

    Argues that religious cultures, not political or economic realities, provide the basis for division in Ireland & Northern Ireland.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Great Britain; Catholic, Great Britain; Politics, Ireland; Conflict; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Ireland; Protestant, Great Britain; Catholic, Ireland; Protestant, Ireland
  • The Influence of Home, Church and School on Prayer among Sixteen-Year-Old Adolescents in England.
    Francis, Leslie J., and Laurence B. Brown (1991)
    Review of Religious Research 33:2: 112-122.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from secondary school students in Catholic, Church of England, & non-religious schools in England, with a predictive model for private prayer & attitudes toward prayer.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Great Britain; Catholic, Great Britain; Church of England; Prayer; Education
  • Refugees from the National Myth: The English Catholic Odyssey.
    O'Toole, Roger (1989)
    In Roger O'Toole (ed.) Sociological Studies in Roman Catholicism. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, pp. 85-105.

    Discusses English Catholicism's transition from a small, indigenous, rural, upper-class sect to a populous, proletarian, urban denomination.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Great Britain; Change; Great Britain
  • The Changing Parish: A Study of Parishes, Priests, and Parishioners after Vatican II.
    Hornsby-Smith, Michael P. (1989)
    New York: Routledge.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Change; Great Britain; Catholic, Great Britain
  • Social Space in the English Medieval Parish.
    Graves, C. Pamela (1989)
    Economy and Society 18:3: 297-322.

    Study of an architectural site.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, medieval; Great Britain; Ritual
  • The Value of Re-Studies in Sociology: The Case of Clergy and Ministers, 1971 to 1985.
    Bryman, Alan (1989)
    Sociology 23:1: 31-54.

    1985 survey.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Methodist, Great Britain; Clergy; Church of England; Catholic, Great Britain; Change
  • Religion and Employment in Northern Ireland.
    Eversley, David (1989)
    Newbury Park, California: Sage.

    Associated Search Terms: Discrimination; Demography; Catholic, Great Britain; Protestant, Great Britain; Economic; Great Britain, Northern Ireland
  • The Everyday Lives of Lay Catholics: An Exploratory Study. Occasional Papers in Sociology and Social Policy 15.
    Hornsby-Smith, Michael P. (1988)
    Guildford, England: University of Surrey.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Great Britain; Great Britain
  • Into the Mainstream: Recent Transformations in British Catholicism.
    Hornsby-Smith, Michael P. (1988)
    In Thomas M. Gannon (ed.), World Catholicism in Transition. New York: Macmillan, pp. 218-231.

    Reviews recent changes in British Catholicism that occurred as a result of other postwar changes & in light of the Second Vatican II.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Change; Catholic, Great Britain
  • Catholics and the Workers' Movement.
    Foley, Michael (1988)
    Unpublished M.Sc. Thesis, University of Surrey

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Great Britain; Great Britain; Labor; Politics, Great Britain
  • Roman Catholics in England: Studies in Social Structure Since the Second World War.
    Hornsby-Smith, Michael P. (1987)
    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    Focuses on Catholics in England & Wales, 1973-83, using various separate data sets.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Great Britain; Great Britain
  • A Typology of Progressive Catholics: A Study of the Delegates to the National Pastoral Congress.
    Hornsby-Smith, Michael P., Michael Procter, Lynda T. Rajan, and Jennifer Brown (1987)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 26:2: 234-248.

    Survey of delegates to the 1980 National Pastoral Congress of English Catholics produced no simple unidimensional scale of progressivism.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Great Britain; Catholic, Great Britain
  • Patterns of Religious Commitment, Intermarriage and Marital Breakdown among English Catholics.
    Hornsby-Smith, Michael P., Kathryn A. Turcan, and Lynda T. Rajan (1987)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 64:1: 137-155.

    Shows the distinct Catholic subculture of England & Wales disappearing in the post-war years.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Great Britain; Great Britain; Marriage
  • Catholic Grievances in Northern Ireland: Appraisal and Judgment.
    Kovalchek, Kassian A. (1987)
    British Journal of Sociology 38:1: 77-87.

    Assesses a 1981-85 debate in the British Journal of Sociology on the significance of Catholic grievances in Northern Ireland as a cause of the 1968-71 violence there.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Great Britain; Protestant, Great Britain; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Conflict
  • The Immigrant Background of Roman Catholics in England and Wales: A Research Note.
    Hornsby-Smith, Michael P. (1986)
    New Community 13:1: 79-85.

    Generates estimates from 1981 census data.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Great Britain; Great Britain; Migrant
  • Some Aspects of Popular Catholicism.
    Hornsby-Smith, Michael P. (1986)
    In Edward Bailey (ed.), A Workbook in Popular Religion. Dorchester, England: Partners Publictions, pp. 10-11.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Great Britain; Popular religion; Great Britain
  • Common Religion and Customary Religion: A Critique and a Proposal.
    Hornsby-Smith, Michael P., Raymond M. Lee, and Peter A. Reilly (1985)
    Review of Religious Research 26:3: 244-252.

    Based on mid-1970s interviews in 4 English Catholic parishes; distinguishes customary religion, which drives from official religion but is beyond the latter's control, from common religion, which derives from extra-institutional origins.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Great Britain; Popular religion; Great Britain
  • Professionalism and the Clergy: A Research Note.
    Bryman, Alan (1985)
    Review of Religious Research 26:3: 253-260.

    1972-73 data from England (Anglican, Methodist, Roman Catholic) do not allow a good "fit" of the Hall professionalism scale.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodist, Great Britain; Catholic, Great Britain; Church of England; Clergy role; Great Britain; Professionalization
  • No Pope of Rome. Militant Protestantism in Modern Scotland.
    Bruce, Steve (1985)
    Edinburgh: Mainstream Publishing.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; Great Britain, Scotland; Prejudice, anti-Catholic
  • The Genesis of Conflict: Religion and Status Attainment in Ulster, 1968.
    Kelley, Jonathan, and Ian McAllister (1984)
    Sociology 18:2: 171-190.

    analyzes 1964 & '68 survey data to explain most Catholic disadvantage in terms of educational & family background differences, except in the case of Catholic elites.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Protestant, Great Britain; Conflict; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Catholic, Great Britain
  • Social and Religious Change in Four English Roman Catholic Parishes.
    Hornsby-Smith, Michael P., Raymond M. Lee, and Peter A. Reilly (1984)
    Sociology 18:3: 353-365.

    Social mobility & its effects seem minimal; attitudes toward contraception & liturgical innovations suggest changed attitudes about religious authority.

    Associated Search Terms: Ritual; Mobility (vertical); Birth control; Parish; Change; Great Britain; Catholic, Great Britain
  • Catholic Elites: A Study of the Delegates to the National Pastoral Congress. Occasional Paper No. 3.
    Hornsby-Smith, Michael P., and E.S. Cordingly (1983)
    Guldford, England: University of Surrey.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Great Britain; Great Britain; Elite
  • Catholic Accounts: Problems of Institutional Involvement.
    Hornsby-Smith, Michael P. (1983)
    In G. Nigel Gilbert and Peter Abell (eds.), Accounts and Action. Surrey Conferences on Sociological Theory and Method. Aldershot: Gower, pp. 132-152.

    Examines problems in interviewing people who may be marginal to the institution in question; gives the example of 1974-77 interviews of British Catholics.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Great Britain; Methodology, interview; Great Britain; Marginality
  • Religious Commitment and Social Attitudes in Ireland.
    McAllister, Ian (1983)
    Review of Religious Research 25:1: 3-20.

    Analyzes 1973 data from males in Northern Ireland & the Irish Republic.

    Associated Search Terms: Ireland; Church of Ireland (Anglican); Stratification; Denomination (organizational entity); Catholic, Great Britain; Catholic, Ireland; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Presbyterian, Great Britain; Presbyterian, Ireland
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