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  • A Matter of Discretion. The Politics of Catholic Priest in the United States and Ireland
    Calfano, Brian Robert, Melissa R. Michelson, and Elizabeth A. Oldmixon (2017)
    Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield.

    Associated Search Terms: Ireland; United States; Politics, Ireland; Clergy; Catholic, U.S.A.; Catholic, Ireland; Politics, U.S.A.
  • 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
  • Religious public discourses and institutional structures: A cross-national analysis of Catholicism in Chile, Ireland, and Nigeria.
    Conway, Brian (2014)
    Sociological Perspectives 57:2: 149-166.

    Analyzes pastoral statements of Catholic episcopal conferences.

    Associated Search Terms: Discourse; Content analysis; Comparative; Catholic, Nigeria; Catholic, Chile; Catholic, Ireland
  • Religious institutions and sexual scandals: A comparative study of Catholicism in Ireland, South Africa, and the United States.
    Conway, Brian (2014)
    International Journal of Comparative Sociology 55:4: 318-341.

    Associated Search Terms: Ireland; Comparative; South Africa; Catholic, Ireland; Catholic, South Africa; Sexual abuse; United States; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Social correlates of church attendance in three European Catholic countries.
    Conway, Brian (2013)
    Review of Religious Research 55:1: 61-80.

    Analyzes 2008 European Values Study data; some correlates of church attendance vary from one country to another & many do not.

    Associated Search Terms: Slovenia; Belgium; Catholic, Belgium; Catholic, Ireland; Catholic, Slovenia; Ireland; Practice
  • Loss and hope in the Irish Catholic Church--Part I. Part II.
    Ganiel, Gladys (2012)
    Doctrine and Life 62:4: 16-27; 62:5: 35-46.

    Associated Search Terms: Ireland; Catholic, Ireland
  • Ireland in the twenty-first century: Secularization or religious vitality?
    Andersen, Karen (2012)
    In Detlef Pollack, Olaf Müller, and Gert Pickel (eds.) The Social Significance of Religion in the Enlarged Europe. Secularization, Individualization and Pluralization. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 51-75.

    Church/state relations, organizational presence of the Catholic Church, & 1973-74, '91, '98, & 2006 survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Ireland; Ireland; Secularization; State
  • Boom économique et déclin des pratiques religieuses en Irlande: quand le tigre celtique dévore le sens.
    Matte, Isabelle (2011)
    Social Compass 58:3: 302-308.

    Impressionistic essay that presents data to support the observation that economic growth was accompanied by a fall in mass attendance after 1988 in Ireland.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Catholic, Ireland; Practice; Ireland; Change
  • Catholic sociology in Ireland in comparative perspective.
    Conway, Brian (2011)
    American Sociologist 42;1: 34-55.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion, Ireland; Catholic, Ireland; Catholic sociology
  • Patterns of Secularization: Church, State and Nation in Greece and the Republic of Ireland.
    Halikiopoulou, Daphne (2011)
    Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; State; Nationalism; Ireland; Greek Orthodox, Greece; Greece; Catholic, Ireland
  • The media and the Catholic Church in Ireland: Reproting clerical child sex abuse.
    Donnelly, Susie, and Tom Inglis (2010)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 25;1: 1-19.

    Associated Search Terms: Abuse; Sexual abuse; Catholic, Ireland; Media; Ireland
  • Irish Secularization and Religious Identities: Evidence of an Emerging New Catholic Habitus.
    Andersen, Karen (2010)
    Social Compass 57:1: 15-39.

    Based on 2006 interview data; Irish Catholics aged 18-29 retain a Catholic identity but are autonomous in selecting responses to interview questions.

    Associated Search Terms: Habitus; Youth; Ireland; Individualism; Identity; Catholic, Ireland
  • Knock: The Virgin's Apparition in Nineteenth Century Ireland.
    Hynes, Eugene (2009)
    Cork, Ireland: Cork University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Ireland; Historical; Ireland; Marian
  • Catholic identity in contemporary Ireland: Belief and belongng to tradition.
    Inglis, Tom (2007)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 22: 205-220.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Ireland; Tradition; Catholic, Ireland
  • Believing in God but Not Obeying the Church: Being a Catholic in Ireland and Poland in the 1990s
    Anderson, Karen, and Ann Lavan (2007)
    In M. Nic Ghiolla Phádraig and B. Hilliard (eds.) Changing Ireland in International Comparison. Dublin: Liffey Valley Press, pp. 191-220.

    Associated Search Terms: Poland; Ireland; Comparative; Catholic, Poland; Catholic, Ireland
  • From biopolitics to bioethics: chuch, state, medcine and asisted reproductive technology in Ireland.
    McDonnell, Orla, and Jill Allison (2006)
    Sociology of Health & Illness 28:6:817-837.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Ireland; Reproductive technologies; Moral; Ireland; Catholic, Ireland
  • 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
  • Les rhétoriques de la continuité: les femmes, l'islam et l'héritage catholique en Irlande.
    Sakaranaho, Tuula (2003)
    Social Compass 50:1: 71-84.

    Associated Search Terms: Collective memory; Conversion; Islam, Ireland; Catholic, Ireland
  • Catholicism, Politics, and Culture in the Republic of Ireland.
    Dillon, Michele (2002)
    In Ted Gerard Jelen and Clyde Wilcox (eds.) Religion and Politics in Comparative Perspective. New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 47-67.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Ireland; Catholic, Ireland; Ireland
  • 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
  • Religious Intermarrige in Dublin: The Importance of Status Boundaries between Religious Groups.
    O'Leary, Richard (2000)
    Review of Religious Research 41:4: 471-487.

    Analyzes 1991 census data for Dublin. Since Protestants were historically higher class, it is easier for Protestant women to marry "up" than for Catholic women, when marrying across religious lines.

    Associated Search Terms: Ireland, Dublin; Catholic, Ireland; Marriage; Protestant, Ireland; Mobility (vertical); Stratification
  • Irish Pilgrimage: Holy Wells and Popular Catholic Devotion.
    Carroll, Michael P. (1999)
    Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

    Pilgrimages to wells in Ireland arose in the era of the Catholic Reformation.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular religion; Pilgrimage; Ireland; Catholic, Ireland
  • 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
  • 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
  • The Power of the Catholic Church in the Republic of Ireland.
    Nic Ghialla Phádraig, Máire (1995)
    In P. Clancy, S. Drudy, K. Lynch, and L. O'Dowd (eds.) Irish Society: Sociological Perspectives. Dublin: Institute of Public Administration, pp. 137-154.

    Associated Search Terms: Ireland; Catholic, Ireland; Power
  • Rethinking Popular Catholicism in Pre-Famine Ireland.
    Carroll, Michael P. (1995)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 34:3: 354-365.

    Sees pre-famine Irish Catholicism as a variant of Catholicism, not a collection of pagan survivals.

    Associated Search Terms: Ireland; Historical; Popular religion; Catholic, Ireland
  • Occasions of Faith: An Anthropology of Irish Catholics.
    Taylor, Lawrence J. (1995)
    Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.

    A community ethnography; highlights resistance against official Catholicism.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Ireland; Ireland, Donegal County; Community study; Folk religion; Folklore; Participant observation
  • Evidentiality in Ritual Discourse: The Social Construction of Religious Meaning.
    Szuchewycz, Bohdan G. (1994)
    Language in Society 23:3: 389-410.

    Associated Search Terms: Ireland; Pentecostal, Catholic, Ireland; Catholic, Ireland; Sociolinguistics; Ritual
  • Ritual, Gender and Power Strategies: Male Pilgrimate to Saint Patrick's Purgtory.
    French, Dorothea R. (1994)
    Religion 24:2: 103-115.

    Rather than communitas, the male-only pilgrimage to Saint Patrick's Purgatory reinforced hierarchical strata.

    Associated Search Terms: Ireland, Lough Derg; Communitas; Catholic, medieval; Pilgrimage; Gender
  • The Rhetoric of Religious Innovation: Perceptions and Reactions to the Catholic Charismatic Renewal in Ireland.
    Szuchewycz, Bohdan (1993)
    Canadian Journal of Irish Studies 19:1: 37=53.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Catholic, Ireland; Discourse; Catholic, Ireland; Ireland; Change
  • Catholicism and industrial society in Ireland.
    Fahey, Tony (1992)
    In J.H. Goldthorpe and C.T. Whelan (eds.) The Development of Industrial Society in Ireland. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 142-264.

    Associated Search Terms: Ireland; Catholic, Ireland
  • Trends in religious practice in Ireland.
    Nic Ghiolla Phádraig, Máire (1992)
    Doctrine and Life 42:1: 3-11.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Ireland; Ireland; Practice
  • 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
  • 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 healing Mass: Fields and regimes of Irish Catholicism.
    Taylor, Lawrence J. (1990)
    Archives de sciences socales des religions 71: 93-111.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Ireland; Healing; Ireland; Ritual
  • Nineteenth-century Irish Catholicism, Farmers' Ideology, and National Religion: Explorations in Cultural Explanation.
    Hynes, Eugene (1989)
    In Roger O'Toole (ed.), Sociological Studies in Roman Catholicism. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen, pp. 45-69.

    Argues that a coincidence of interests between clergy & tenant farmers helped spread Catholicism in Ireland & forge a bond between Catholicism & national identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Nationalism; Ireland; Catholic, Ireland
  • "The growth is in the silence." The meanings of silence in the Irish Catholic Charismatic Movement.
    Szuchewycz, Bohdan (1989)
    In Chris Curtin and Tom Wilson (eds.) Ireland from Below: Social Change and Local Communities. Galway: University College Galway Press, pp. 46-69.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Ireland; Ireland; Silence; Pentecostal, Catholic, Ireland
  • Containing the Luciferine Spark: The Catholic Church and Recent Movements for Social Change in the Republic of Ireland.
    Hannigan, John A. (1989)
    In Roger O'Toole (ed.), Sociological Studies in Roman Catholicism. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, pp. 71-84.

    Role of the church in national referenda on abortion & divorce.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Ireland; Ireland; Abortion; Politics, Ireland; Divorce
  • Popular Devotion to the Virgin: The Marian Phenomena at Melleray, Republic of Ireland.
    Zimdars-Swartz, Sandra L. (1989)
    Archives de sciences socales des religions 67: 125-144.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular Catholicism; Marian; Ireland, Melleray; Catholic, Ireland
  • Popular Devotion to the Virgin. The Marian Phenomena at Melleray, Republic of Ireland.
    Zindars-Swartz, Sandra L. (1989)
    Archvies de sciences sociales des religions 67:1: 125-144.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular religion; Ireland, Melleray; Catholic, Ireland; Marian
  • 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
  • Ireland: The exception that proves two rules.
    Nic Ghiolla Phádraig, Máire (1988)
    In Thomas Gannon (ed.) World Catholicism in Transition. New York: Macmillan, pp. 205-217.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Ireland; Ireland
  • Family and Religious Change in a Peripheral Capitalist Society: Mid-nineteenth-century Ireland.
    Hynes, Eugene (1988)
    In Darwin L. Thomas (ed.), The Religion and Family Connection: Social Science Perspectives. Provo, Utah: Religious studies Center, Brigham Young University, pp. 161-174.

    Argues that the family-economy structure promoted a puritanical version of Catholicism.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Ireland; Family; Economic; Ireland
  • Moral Monopoly: The Catholic Church in Modern Irish Society./2nd ed. Moral Monopoly: The Rise and Fall of the Catholic Church in Modern Ireland.
    Inglis, Tom (1987)
    Dublin: Gill & Macmillan./Dublin: University College Dublin Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Ireland; Catholic, Ireland
  • 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 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
  • The Catholic Church in Nineteenth-Century Ireland: A Sociological Study.
    Keenan, Desmond J. (1983)
    Dublin: Gill & Macmillan.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Ireland; Historical; Ireland
  • 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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