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  • Democracy, civil society, and Islam
    Esmer, Yilmaz (2013)
    In Joep de Hart, Paul Dekker, and Loek Halman (eds.) Religion and Civil Society in Europe. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 267-284.

    Reviews various indexes of democracy & empirical data on democracy; Islam's presence is inversely related to democracy, probably because it is incompatible with secular civil society.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam; Civil society; Democracy
  • Religion and cvil society in Ukraine and Russia.
    Balakireva, Olga, and Iuliia Sereda (2013)
    In Joep de Hart, Paul Dekker, and Loek Halman (eds.) Religion and Civil Society in Europe. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 219-250.

    1999& 2008 European Values Study descriptive statistics on religion & religious organizations in Russia& Ukraine. Analyzes the data with religiosity as the dependent variable.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil society; Russia; Ukraine; Religiosity
  • Religion and civil society in italy and in other Latin countries.
    Garelli, Franco (2013)
    In Joep de Hart, Paul Dekker, and Loek Halman (eds.) Religion and Civil Society in Europe. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 125-145.

    Catholicism in Italy has a public presence on selected issues, finding agreement even among inactive adherents. makes comparisons with other Latin southern European nations.

    Associated Search Terms: Public religion; Italy; Civil society; Catholic, Italy
  • Religion, state and civil society in Europe: Triangular entanglements.
    Madeley, John T.S. (2013)
    In Joep de Hart, Paul Dekker, and Loek Halman (eds.) Religion and Civil Society in Europe. Dordrecht: Sprnger, pp. 69-86.

    Based on a survey of organizations in 8 medium sized European cities. Churches in Europe have neglected supplying church-related organizations for people to join.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; Organization; Levels of inclusiveness; Europe; Secularization; Ecology; Civil society
  • Religion and Civil Society: Theoretical Reflections.
    Herbert, David (2013)
    In Joep de Hart, Paul Dekker, and Loek Halman (eds.) Religion and Civil Society in Europe. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 13-45.

    Reviews rational choice, secularization, and public (civil society) religion theories. Opts for a "functionalization" approach, where religions help overcome shortcomings in the functioning of other institutions or even resist the other institutions.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil society; Secularization; Functionalization; Rational choice theory; Public religion; Islam; Mediatization
  • Säkularisierung, religiöses Sozialkapital und Politik: Religiöses Sozialkapital als Faktor der Zivilgesellschaft und als kommunale Basis subjektiver Religiosität?
    Pickel, Gert, and Anja Gladkich (2011)
    In Antonius Liedhegener and Ines-Jacqueline Werkner (eds.) Religion zwischen Zivilgesellschaft und politischen System. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag fur Sozialwissenschaften, pp. 81-109.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics; Social capital; Religiosity; Civil society; Secularization
  • Religion, Zivilgesellschaft, Demokratie.
    Ro?teutscher, Sigrid (2009)
    Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil society; Democracy; Politics
  • The Civic Life of American Religion: An Introductory Statement.
    Lichterman, Paul, and C. Brady Potts (2009)
    In Paul Lichterman and C. Brady Potts (eds.) The Civic Life of American Religion. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, pp. 1-22.

    Overview of religion in American civil society.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil society; United States; Voluntarism
  • How Religion Circulates in America's Local Public Square.
    Lichterman, Paul (2009)
    In Paul Lichterman and C. Brady Potts (eds.) The Civic Life of American Religion. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, pp. 100-122.

    Ethnography of 2 settings where religion suppressed religious discourse; one group rejected religious discourse as not really religious, the other avoided 'politics.'

    Associated Search Terms: Social services; Participant observation; Civil society; Discourse
  • Building Religious Communities, Building the Common Good: A Skeptical Appreciation.
    Ammerman, Nancy T. (2009)
    In Paul Lichterman and C. Brady Potts (eds.) The Civic Life of American Religion. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, pp. 48-68.

    Overview.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil society; Social capital; United States
  • Beyond Savior, Victim, and Sinner: Neighborhood Civic Life and 'Absent Presence' in the Religious District.
    McRoberts, Omar M. (2009)
    In Paul Lichterman and C. Brady Potts (eds.) The Civic Life of American Religion. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, pp. 82-99.

    Based on McRoberts, Streets of Glory. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; United States, Massachusetts, Boston; Civil society
  • A Tacit Sense of Evil? The Meaning of Politics in United Methodist Debates over Homosexuality.
    Moon, Dawne (2009)
    In Paul Lichterman and C. Brady Potts (eds.) The Civic Life of American Religion. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, pp. 123-139.

    Ethnogjraphy of 2 United Methodist congregations where people dffered over the issue of homosexuality but avoided 'politics,' which marked a limit to debate.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Participant observation; Civil society; Parish; United Methodist, U.S.A.
  • The Languages of the Public Sphere: Religious Pluralism, Institutional Logics, and Civil Society.
    Williams, Rhys H. (2007)
    Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 612: 42-61.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil society; Discourse; Pluralism; United States
  • Civil Society and Civil Religion as Mutually Dependent.
    Demerath, Nicholas J., III (2003)
    In Michele Dillon (ed.) Handbook of the Sociology of Religion. New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 348-358.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil religion; Civil society
  • Religious civility, civil society, and charitable choice: Faith-based poverty relief in the post-welfare era.
    Bartkowski, John P., and Helen A. Regis (2003)
    In Dale McConkey and peter Lawler (eds.) Faith, Morality, and Civil Society. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington, pp. 132-148.

    Associated Search Terms: Social services; Civil society; Civility
  • Civil Society and Religion: Retrospective Reflections on Catholicism and Prospective Reflections on Islam.
    Casanova, José V. (2001)
    Social Research 68:4: 1041-1080.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil society; Islam; Catholic
  • Popular religion or civil society: Disruptive communities and alternative conceptions.
    Dean, Kenneth (1997)
    In Timothy Brook and Michael B. Frolic (eds.), Civil Society in China. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular religion; China; Civil society
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