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  • An agenda for research on American religion in light of the 2016 election.
    Edgell, Penny (2017)
    Sociology of Religion 8:1: 1-8.

    Consideration of the 2016 U.S. presidential election; sees the importance of the intersections of religion, race, gender, sexuality & class in American society.

    Associated Search Terms: Race; Sexuality; Class; Gender; Politics, U.S.A.; United States; Stratification
  • A Person-centered Examination of Adolescent Religiosity using Latent Class Analysis.
    Pearce, Lisa D., E. Michael Foster, and Jessica Halliday Hardie (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:1: 57-79.

    Latent class analysis of 2002-03 telephone interview data from a representative sample of U.S.A. teenagers. Finds 5 classes: abiders, adapters, assenters, avoiders, atheists.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Latent class analysis; Adolescents; Methods
  • "The people know they need religion in order to develop": Religion' capacity to inspire people in Pune's slums.
    Bhatewara, Zara, and Tamsin Bradley (2013)
    European Journal of Development Research 25:2: 288-304.

    Associated Search Terms: Poverty; India, Maharashtra State, Pune; Class; Development
  • No money, no honey, no church: The deinstitutionalization of religious life among white working class.
    Wilcox, W. Bradford, Andrew J. Cherlin, Jeremy E. Uecker, and Matthew Messel (2012)
    Research in the Socology of Work 23: 227-250.

    Attendance among moderately educated whites declined relative to that among college-educated whites. Economic characteristics, current & past family characteristics, & attitudes toward premarital sex, each explain part of the decline.

    Associated Search Terms: Class; Family; Practice; Sexual attitudes; United States; Working class
  • Mobilizing race, class, and gender discourses in a Metropolitan Community Church.
    Sumerau, J. Edward (2012)
    Race, Gender, and Class 19:1: 93-132.

    Associated Search Terms: Metropolitan Community Church; Race; Gender; Discourse; Class
  • El lugar de la creencia y la transformación religiosa en las clases medias de Buenos Aires.
    Viotti, Nicolas (2010)
    Apuntes de Investigación del CECYP 18: 39-68.

    Associated Search Terms: Argentina, Buenos Aires; Class
  • The Richness of Ordinary Life. Religious Justification among Chile's Business Elite.
    Thumala Olave, María Angélica (2010)
    Religion 40:1: 14-26.

    Associated Search Terms: Elite; Stratification; Class; Chile; Catholic, Chile
  • Religion and marital quality among low-income couples.
    Lichter, Daniel T., and Julie H. Carmalt (2009)
    Social Science Research 38:1: 168-187.

    Associated Search Terms: Class; Marriage; Stratification
  • Work and Faith in the Kentucky Coal Fields: Subject to Dust.
    Callahan, Richard (2009)
    Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Labor; United States, Kentucky; United States, Appalachia; Working class
  • Gospel of wealth, gospel of work: Counterhegemony in th U.S. working class.
    Durrenberger, E. Paul, and Dimitra Doukas (2008)
    American Anthropologist 110: 214-224.

    Associated Search Terms: Counterculture; Hegemony; United States; Working class; Class
  • Salvation Goods and Domination: Pierre Bourdieu's Sociology of the Religious Field.
    Schultheis, Franz (2008)
    In Jörg Stolz (ed.) Salvation Goods and Religious Markets. Theory and Applications. Bern: Peter Lang, pp. 30-50.

    Associated Search Terms: Bourdieu, Pierre; Field; Habitus; Class; Market model
  • Racial Diversity, Gender Equality, and SES Diversity in Christian Congregations: Exploring the Connections of Racism, Sexism, and Classism in Multiracial and Nonmultiracial Churches.
    Yancey, George, and Ye Jung Kim (2008)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 47:1: 103-111.

    Based on the 2000 Lilly Survey of Congregations (U.S.A.); racial diversity in congregations predicts class diversity but not gender equality.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexism; Class; Race; Parish; Stratification; Gender
  • Riqueza y piedad. El Catolicismo de la elite económica chilena.
    Thumala Olave, María Angélica (2007)
    Santiago de Chile: Debate.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Class; Chile; Catholic, Chile
  • Transforming Catholicism: Liturgical Change in the Vatican II Church.
    Maines, David R., and Michael J. McCallion (2007)
    Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; Change; Catholic, U.S.A.; New class; Ritual; United States, Michigan, Detroit
  • Social Class.
    Davidson, James D., and Ralph E. Pyle (2006)
    In Helen Rose Fuchs Ebaugh (ed.) Handbook of Religion and Social Institutions. New York: Springer, pp. 185-205.

    Associated Search Terms: Class; Elite; Stratification
  • Does Strictness Explain the Appeal of Working-class Conservative Protestant Congregations?
    Tamney, Joseph B. (2005)
    Sociology of Religion 66:3: 283-302.

    Interviews with new members of working class congregations did not support the strictness hypothesis; feeling the presence of the Spirit, family-like atmosphere, & pastor qualities attracted the new members.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Indiana, Muncie; Class; Conversion; Strictness; Membership
  • Les deux visages de la religion. Fascination et désenchantement./Die zwei Gesichter der Religion. Faszination und Entzauberung.
    Campiche, Roland J., with Raphaël Broquet, Alfred Dubach, and Jörg Stolz (2004)
    Genève: Labor et Fides./Zürich: Theologischer Verlag Zürich.

    Focuses analysis around the dialectic of institutional (confessional) and universal (individual) religion; uses 1989 & '99 telephone interview data from Switzerland.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Pluralism; Urban/rural; Privatization; Membership; Socialization; Practice; Class; Age; Salience; Education; Switzerland; Stratification
  • Rethinking the Secularization of American Public Life.
    Smith, Christian (2003)
    In Christian Smith (ed.) The Secular Revolution. Power, Interests, and Confict in the Secularization of American Public Life. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 1-96.

    Argues that secularization should not be thought of as an inevitable macro-level process but a complex of deliberate & contested group maneuvers.

    Associated Search Terms: Intellectuals; New class; Rationalization; Differentiation; Social movement; Conflict; Secularization; United States
  • Fundamentalism as a Class Culture.
    Coreno, Thaddeus (2002)
    Sociology of Religion 63:3: 335-360.

    Analyzes 1972-98 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; shows fundamentalism to be part of lower class culture in the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Class; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; United States; Stratification
  • Outside the Nation, Outside the Diaspora: Accommodating Race and Religion in Argentina.
    Frigerio, Alejandro (2002)
    Sociology of Religion 63:3: 291-315.

    Overview of efforts of Umbanda & Batuque in Buenos Aires to gain acceptance.

    Associated Search Terms: Argentina, Buenos Aires; Africanist, Argentina; Race; Stratification; Umbanda, Argentina; Batuque, Argentina; Accommodation; Class; Marginality
  • Revisiting the Social Sources of American Christianity 1972-1998.
    Park, Jerry Z., and Samuel H. Reimer (2002)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 41:4: 733-746.

    Associated Search Terms: Niebuhr, H. Richard; United States, regions; Class; United States; Demography; Sect
  • He Made a Way Out of No Way: Religious Experience in an African-American Congregation.
    Nelson, Timothy J. (1997)
    Review of Religious Research 39:1: 5-26.

    Based on 1991-92 field work in Charleston, South Carolina.

    Associated Search Terms: Experience; Participant observation; African Methodist Episcopal Church; African Americans; Parish; Class; United States, South Carolina, Charleston
  • The Politics of Gender and the "Two-party" Thesis in American Protestantism.
    Swatos, William H., Jr. (1997)
    Social Compass 44:1: 23-35.

    Critique of survey research on U.S. Protestantism; sees denominational cosmopolitanism in tension with congregational localism.

    Associated Search Terms: Local/cosmopolitan; Protestant, U.S.A.; New class; Merger; Schism; Conflict; Methodology; Women
  • Religious Rituals of Resistance and Class Consciousness in Bolivian Tin-mining Communities.
    Nash, June (1996)
    In Christian Smith (ed.) Disruptive Religion. The Force of Faith in Social Movement Activism. New York: Routledge, pp. 87-102.

    Based on 1969-85 field work. A syncretism of pre- & post-colonial rituals embody resistance and class consciousness.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Class consciousness; Syncretism; Bolivia, Oruro; Ritual; Stratification
  • Class, community, and costume in an Andalusian pilgrimage.
    Murphy, Michael Dean (1994)
    Anthropological Quarterly 67:2: 49-61.

    Associated Search Terms: Clothing; Pilgrimage; Class; Spain, Andalusia, Almonte; Marian
  • The Children of God: A Make-Believe Revolution?
    Wangerin, Ruth Elizabeth (1993)
    Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.

    Traces the group's social history; shows the leaders keeping a once-threatened middle class status by prohibiting marriage among the followers & economically exploiting them. Restructuring led to the leaders, who had large families, leaving.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Economic; Children of God; Class
  • Evangelicals in the New Class: Class Versus Subcultural Predictors of Ideology.
    Schmalzbauer, John A. (1993)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 32:4: 330-342.

    Analyzes 1972-89 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data, white Evangelical subsample; shows both new class & Evangelical subculture predicting attitudes on sexual mores, abortion, sex roles, & civil liberties.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Atheist, U.S.A.; Civil liberties; Sexual attitudes; New class; Sex role; United States; Education; Jewish, U.S.A.; Abortion; Stratification; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Religious Elites in Advanced Capitalism: The Dialectic of Power and Marginality.
    Hunter, James Davison, and James E. Hawdon (1991)
    In W. Clark Roof (ed.), World Order and Religion. Albany: State University of New York Press, pp. 39-63.

    Notes that in the West religious elites have been marginalized by other knowledge-workers. Reports some 1987 questionnaire data from American elites & telephone interview data from Great Britain.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Power; Elite; New class; Intellectuals; Marginality; United States
  • La Religion dans la Vie Quotidienne d'un Groupe Populaire Brésilien.
    Fonseca, Claudia (1991)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 73: 125-139.

    Ethnographic report on popular, syncretistic religion in a working class neighborhood of Porto Alegre; focuses on belief in the big eye & the practice of private baptism.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil, Porto Alegre; Popular religion; Syncretism; Baptism; Working class; Participant observation
  • La Doctrine Sociale de l'Église Catholique et le Concept de "Lutte des Classes."
    Dechamps, Ivan (1990)
    Social Compass 37:3: 367-390.

    Official Catholic teaching opposes "class struggle" in a different sense of that term than is used in the tradition of Marx.

    Associated Search Terms: Marx, Karl; Social Catholicism; Class struggle; Marxian
  • The Neoconservative Critique of Liberal Evangelicals: A Response to Berger and Hunter.
    Cleveland, Kyle (1990)
    Review of Religious research 31:3: 280-290.

    Interprets the critiques by Peter Berger & James Davison Hunter as ideological.

    Associated Search Terms: New class; Berger, Peter L.; Hunter, James Davison
  • Religion, Development, and Changing Paradigms.
    Hargrove, Barbara J.W. (1988)
    Sociological Analysis 49:S: S33-S48.

    Associated Search Terms: New class
  • France in Ten Slcies: An Analysis of Aggregate Data.
    Dogan, Mattei, and Daniel Derivry (1988)
    Electoral Studies 7:3: 251-267.

    Ecological analysis of the 1968 French legislative election; uses 2,450 cantons as units of analysis. Religious practice blocked voting for the left. Degree of variation casts doubt on the use of national averages in comparative studies.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecology; Class; Politics, France; Comparative; France; Methodology
  • La Iglesia Católica y la Clase Obrera en Curazao: 1922.
    Lampe, Armando (1987)
    Revista mexicana de sociología 49:3: 239-246.

    The Catholic church in Curaçao had long been identified with the working class, as reflected by a content analysis of the Catholic Popular League's newspaper during a 1922 petroleum workers' strike.

    Associated Search Terms: Content analysis; Class; Curaçao; Catholic, Curaçao
  • Metodismo y clase obrera en México (1878-1910).
    Bastian, Jean-Pierre (1987)
    Christus 52/603-04: 36-50.

    Associated Search Terms: Working class; Stratification; Mexico; Methodist, Mexico
  • Ritual Conflict as Social Conflict: Liturgical Reform in the Roman Catholic Church.
    Dinges, William D. (1987)
    Sociological Analysis 48:2: 1380157.

    Resisting liturgical reform reflected conflicts linked to a weakening of Catholic identity amidst pluralism, to role status loss of clerical elites, & to the rise of a new knowledge class in the church.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic; New class; Ritual; Clergy role; Pluralism; Conflict
  • La Iglesia y los origenes del moviemiento obrero en Chile (1880-1920).
    Salinas C., Maximiliano (1987)
    Revista mexicana de sociologia 49:3: 171-184.

    Reviews the emergence of a Christian worker movement, despite clerical efforts at opposition & co-optation; illustrates with popular lyrics.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Chile; Chile; Politics, Chile; Music; Historical; Working class
  • The Emerging New Class: Implications for Church and Society.
    Hargrove, Barbara J.W. (1986)
    New York: Pilgrim.

    Associated Search Terms: Professions; New class
  • The Priest and the Agent: Social Drama and Class Consciousness in the West of Ireland.
    Taylor, Lawrence J. (1985)
    Comparative Studies in Society and History 27: 696-712.

    Gives two accounts of a rental dispute between a priest & an absentee landlord's agent--one from the agent's records & one in local folklore.

    Associated Search Terms: Ireland; Class consciousness
  • Religión, rebellión y consciencia de clase en las comunidades mineras del estaño en Bolivia.
    Nash, June (1985)
    Allpanchis 22/26: 115-135.

    Associated Search Terms: Revolution; Bolivia; Class consciousness
  • The Muslim Merchant Class in the Indonesian Social and Political Struggles.
    Utrecht, Ernst (1984)
    Social Compass 31:1: 27-55.

    Examines recent conflict between the Muslim merchant class & the military government of Indonesia.

    Associated Search Terms: Indonesia; Politics, Indonesia; Class; Conflict; Islam, Indonesia
  • Religious brotherhoods: Class and politics in an Andalusian town.
    Driessen, Henk (1984)
    In Eric R. Wolf (ed.) Religion, Power, and Protest in Local Communities: The Northern Shore of the Mediterranean. Berlin: Mouton, pp. 73-91.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Spain; Brotherhood; Class; Politics, Spain; Spain, Andalusia
  • Pluridade religiosa nas sociedades complexas e religiosidade das classes trabalhadoras.
    Duarte, Louis Fernando Dias (1983)
    Boletim do Museu Nacional 41: 54-63.

    Associated Search Terms: Working class; Pluralism
  • Israel's Right-wing Jewish Proletariat.
    Yishai, Yael (1982)
    Jewish Journal of Sociology 24:2: 87-98.

    Analyzes patterns in the 1981 general election in Israel; notes the shift of working class Oriental Jews toward the conservative Likud Party, party because of that party's favorable stance toward religious observance.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Israel; Working class; Politics, Israel; Israel
  • Rentier State and Shi'a Islam in the Iranian Revolution.
    Skocpol, Theda (1982)
    Theory and Society 11:3: 265-283.

    The 1977-79 Iranian revolution seems to be a social revolution, a basic transformation of the state & class structures & of the main ideology, carried out partly with class-based upheavals from below.

    Associated Search Terms: Iran; Class; Legitimation; Politics, Iran; Revolution; Shi'ite, Iran
  • L'esprit, le pouvoir et les femmes. Polygraphie d'un mouvement culturel québécois.
    Zylberberg, Jacques, and Jean-Paul Montminy (1981)
    Recherches sociographiques 22:1: 49-108.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Quebec; Class; Modernity; Pentecostal, Catholic, Canada
  • Religious Symbolisation of the Transition from Caste to Class: The Temple-Entry Movement in Travancore, 1860-1940.
    Jeffrey, Robin (1981)
    Social Compass 28:2/3: 269-291.

    Historical material pertaining to a society in southern India.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Hindu, India; India, Travancore; Historical; Social movement; Class; Change; Caste
  • Tendences Actuelles dans les Recherches Sociologiques sur la Thème "Religion et Classe Ouvrière."
    Cipriani, Roberto (1980)
    Social Compass 27:2/3: 297-305.

    Reviews many studies & concludes that class & work ethics do not alone allow a complete analysis; culture & values must be studied as well.

    Associated Search Terms: Working class
  • Is Religion Incidental? Religiousness of the West German Worker.
    Schmieder, Arnold (1980)
    Social Compass 27:2/3: 243-253.

    Reviews the literature.

    Associated Search Terms: Germany, West; Working class
  • Différenciation Religieuse et Position de Classe. Dossiers Empiriques et Modèle Wébérien.
    Rousseau, André (1980)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 49:1: 29-42.

    Uses Weber's model of a middle class distancing itself from peasant ritualism & from elite skepticism, to interpret survey data on the "new petite bourgeoisie" in French Catholicism.

    Associated Search Terms: New class; Stratification; France; Catholic, France
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