Best Practices
Paper Series

Sociology of Religion Searchable Bibliographic Database
Research Hub > Other Resources

Search thousands of sociological books, journal articles, theses and dissertations by subject, author, title or publication information. To begin, enter search term(s) below and click Go! Title links in search results lead to item in

You can also browse citations by subject by clicking on the "Browse Terms" tabs.

  • Vieillir au couvent: stratégies des congrégations et paradoxe des laïcités.
    Anchisi, Annick, Laurent Amiotte-Suchet, and Kevin Toffel (2016)
    Social Compass 63:1: 3-19.

    Study of Sisters of Charity in France & merged religious congregations in Switzerland; as members' average ages increased, they turned to care for the aging, including their own members, running facilities within government programs designed for all aged persons.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Switzerland; Sisters of Charity; Gerontology; Catholic, France; Orders/congregations
  • Suicide and religion: New evidence on the differences between Protestantism and Catholicism.
    Torgler, Benno,and Christoph Schaltegger (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:2: 316-340.

    Data on Swiss cantons show Catholicism inversely predicting suicide rates & acceptance of suicide.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Switzerland; Protestant, Switzerland; Switzerland; Suicide
  • Appartenances en fête: entre l’ordinaire et le spectaculaire.
    Salzbrunn, Monika (2014)
    Social Compass 61:2: 250-260.

    Observes the Murid Sufi brotherhood in Harlem & Paris, & the Catholic Church in Saint Maurice, Switzerland using public spectacle to attract migrants. Comments by François Gauthier, pp. 261-271.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Feast; Spectacle; Migrant; Catholic, Switzerland; African Americans; United States, New York, New York; Mouride; African Swiss; France, Paris; Switzerland, Saint Maurice; African French
  • Katholische Kirche in der Schweiz. Zahlen -Fakten - Entwicklungen 1996-2005.
    Husistein, Roger (2007)
    St-Gallen: SPI.

    Associated Search Terms: Switzerland; Catholic, Switzerland
  • State Institutions as Mediators between Religion and Fertility: A Comparison of two Swiss Regions, 1860-1930.
    Praz, Anne-Françoise (2006)
    In Renzo Derosas and Frans van Poppel (eds.) Religion and the Decline of Fertility in the Western World. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 147-176.

    Governmental health, educational, & communications policies are responsible for religious correlates of fertility rates.

    Associated Search Terms: Switzerland, Vaud Canton; Catholic, Switzerland; Demography; Protestant, Switzerland; Switzerland, Fribourg Canton; Fertility
  • Le clivage électoral catholique-protestant revisité (France, Allemagne Fédérale, Suisse).
    Schwengler, Bernard (2005)
    Revue française de science politique 55:3: 381-413.

    Focuses on elections in Alsace, then examines French, German, & Swiss electoral results.

    Associated Search Terms: Switzerland; Protestant, Germany; Politics, Switzerland; Catholic, Germany; Protestant, Switzerland; Catholic, France; Catholic, Switzerland; Protestant, France; Politics, Germany; Politics, France; France, Alsace; Germany
  • Nivellierte Gesellschaft und konfessionelle Kulturen in der Schweiz.
    Altermatt, Urz (1991)
    Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Soziologie/Revue suisse de sociologie 17:3: 529-537.

    Overview of statistical reports on religion in Switzerland.

    Associated Search Terms: Switzerland; Catholic, Switzerland; Protestant, Switzerland; Ecumenism; Politics, Switzerland; Change
  • Zur Bedutung der Kirchen in der modernen Gesellschaft.
    Geser, Hans (1991)
    Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Soziologie/Revue suisse de sociologie 17:3: 569-584.

    Sketches the potential for religious organizations to affect other realms of activity; presents 1989 Swiss survey data comparing reported importance of religious & other entities in local politics, by community size, % Catholic, class, & education.

    Associated Search Terms: Switzerland; Catholic, Switzerland; Urban; Stratification; Education; Politics, Switzerland
  • La Déconfessionnalisation de l'Identité Religieuse.
    Campiche, Roland J. (1991)
    Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Soziologie/Revue suisse de sociologie 17:3: 507-528.

    Reviews the history of Swiss identity & religious identity in Switzerland; analyzes 1988-89 survey data. Finds parallel processes of identity continuation at work among Protestants & Catholics.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecumenism; Identity; Switzerland; Membership; Socialization; Protestant, Switzerland; Catholic, Switzerland; Atheist, Switzerland; Age; Practice
  • Thesen zum Konzept der "katholischen Subgesellscaft" am Beispiel des Schweizer Katholizismus."
    Altermatt, Urs (1980)
    In Karl Gabriel and Franz Xaver Kaufmann (eds.), Zur Soziologie des Katholizismus (Mainz: Matthias Grünwald-Verlag, pp. 145-165.

    Associated Search Terms: Enclave; Catholic, Switzerland; Switzerland
  • Entre la Résistance et l'Adaptation: Situation Professionelle du Prêtre en Suisse.
    Dubach, Alfred T. (1972)
    Social Compass 19:2: 291-299.

    Summary of recent research on Swiss priests.

    Associated Search Terms: Switzerland; Catholic, Switzerland; Clergy role
  • Die schweizerische Priesterfrage. Untersuchung zum Problem des Priesternachwuchses.
    Wagner, A. (1968)
    St. Gallen, Switzerland: Schweizerische Pastoralsoziologisches Institut.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Switzerland; Clergy; Switzerland
  • Das Ansteigen und Absinken des Umfanges der Mischehen von Katholiken in den Niederlanden.
    Leeuwen, Bertulf van (1954)
    Sociaal Kompas 2: 1-25.

    Provides detailed data on mixed marriages of Catholics in the Netherlands, 1914-15, '35-52, with comparisons with German & Swiss data; focused studies of regions & cities within The Netherlands.

    Associated Search Terms: Germany; Catholic, Switzerland; Switzerland; Catholic, Netherlands; Netherlands; Marriage; Catholic, Germany
[Viewing Matches 1-13]  (of 13 total matches in Citations)

Citation data are provided by Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame; University of Texas at San Antonio).

The ARDA is not responsible for content or typographical errors.

Bookmark and Share