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  • Right business, right consumption: Controlling commodification and guiding consumption in a Tibetan Buddhist organization in Scotland.
    McKenzie, John S. (2015)
    Social Compass 62:4: 598-614.

    Based on 2004 & 2009 participant observation & interviews in several sites in Scotland. The Tibetan Buddhist organization, Rokpa International, managed its adaptation to consumer culture in Scotland by controlling commodification and guiding consumption by practitioners.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Scotland; Adaptation; Commodification; Consumerism; Buddhist, Tibetan, Great Britain; Participant observation
  • The enchantments of consumer capitalism: Beyond belief at the Burning Man Festival.
    Gauthier, François (2013)
    In François Gauthier and T. Martikainen (eds.) Religion in Consumer Culture. Surrey: Ashgate, pp. 143-158.

    Associated Search Terms: Capitalism; Consumerism
  • Acknowledging a global shift: A primer for thinking aobut religion in consumer societies.
    Gauthier, François, Tuomas Martikainen, and Linda Wodhead (2013)
    Implicit Religion 16:3:261-276.

    Religion in consumer societies is less identified with organized religion & worldviews, one among many personal identities, & may be dedifferentiated from other aspects of society.

    Associated Search Terms: Consumerism; Identity
  • The paradoxes of new monsticism in the consumer society.
    Palmisano, Stefania (2013)
    In François Gauthier and T. Martikainen (eds.) Religion in Consumer Culture. Surrey: Ashgate, pp. 75-90.

    Associated Search Terms: Monasticism; Consumerism
  • Shopping for a church? Choice and commitment in religious behaviour.
    Montemaggi, Francesca E.S. (2013)
    In François Gauthier and T. Martikainen (eds.) Religion in Consumer Culture. Surrey: Ashgate, pp. 109-124.

    Associated Search Terms: Market model; Consumerism
  • Religion, individualisation and consumerism: Construction of religiosity in "liquid" and "reflexive" modernity.
    Speck, Simon (2013)
    In François Gauthier and T. Martikainen (eds.) Religion in Consumer Culture. Surrey: Ashgate, pp. 27-42.

    Associated Search Terms: Individualization; Modernity; Consumerism
  • From standardised offer to consumer adaptation: Challenges to the Church of Sweden's identity.
    Pettersson, Per (2013)
    In François Gauthier and T. Martikainen (eds.) Religion in Consumer Culture. Surrey: Ashgate, pp. 43-58.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Lutheran, Sweden; Adaptation; Consumerism; Sweden
  • Disneyfication and Religion in Times Square.
    Tokke, Hans E. (2013)
    In Richard Cimino, Nadia A. Mian, and Weishan Huang (eds.) Ecologies of Faith in New York City. The Evolution of Religious Institutions. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. 25-54.

    Focuses on 2 Times Square theater churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Congregation; Consumerism; Nazarene, U.S.A.; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Gentrification; Justice; Parish; Tourists; United States, New York, New York; Urban
  • Wake Up, Lazarus! On Catholic Renewal (2 vols.).
    Hegy, Pierre (2011)
    Bloomington, Indiana: iUniverse.

    Reviews survey & historical data on American Catholicism, & adds observation of Catholic parishes and an Evangelical congregation. Volume II (2013) includes analyses of homilies from the U.S. & Guatemala.

    Associated Search Terms: Guatemala; Content analysis; Catholic, Guatemala; Liminality; Homily; Communitas; Consumerism; Spirituality; Secularization; Catholic, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Ecclesiola; Pastoral sociology
  • From Religious to Consumption-related Routine Activities? Analyzing Ireland's Economic Boom and the Decline in Church Attendance.
    Hirschle, Jachen (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49:4: 673-687. Comment by David Voas 688-690. Reply by Hirschle 691-693.

    Analyzes 1988-2005 survey data from Ireland; religious values did not decline with the decline in church attendance, suggesting consumption of alternative symbolic media rather than secularization.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Practice; Media; Ireland; Consumerism
  • A ética confucionista e o espirito do capitalismo: narrativas sobre moral, harmonia e poupança na condenação do consumo conspicuo entre chineses ultramar.
    Pinheiro-Machado, Rosana (2007)
    Horizontes Antropológicos 13/28: 145-174.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Chinese; Consumerism; Confucian
  • Islam Versus Consumerism and Postmodernism in the Context of Iran.
    Godazgar, Hossein (2007)
    Social Compass 54:3: 389-418.

    Based on interview data from Tabriz, 2006. Iran has become consumrist, pluralist, & ecumenical under the umbrella of political Islam.

    Associated Search Terms: Iran, East Azerbaijan, Tabriz; Shi'ite, Iran; Consumerism; Ecumenism; Pluralism
  • Religion and Popular Culture. A Hyper-Real Testament.
    Possamaï, Adam (2005)
    Bruxells: P.I.E.-Peter Lang.

    Observes popular culture as a symbolic resource for faith systems, especially in the New Age style.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular culture; Post-modern; Eclecticism; Esoteric; Alternative spirituality; Consumerism
  • New Approaches in the Sociology of Religion: A Western Perspective.
    Davie, Grace (2004)
    Social Compass 51:1: 73-84.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernity; Consumerism; Post-modern
  • On "Modern" Christians, consumption and the value of national identity in post-Soviet Lithuania.
    Lankauskas, Gediminas (2002)
    Ethnos 67: 320-344.

    Associated Search Terms: Lithuania; Consumerism; Identity, national
  • Commodities and the power of prayer: Pentecostalist attitudes towards consumption in contemporary Ghana.
    Meyer, Birgit (1998)
    Development and Change 29: 751-776.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Ghana; Prayer; Ghana; Consumerism
  • The limits of consumption and the "postmodern religion" of the New Age.
    Heelas, Paul (1994)
    In R. Keat, N. Whiteley, and N. Abercrombie (eds.) The Authority of the Consumer. London: Routledge, pp. 94-107.

    Associated Search Terms: Consumerism; New age; Post-modern
  • Religious affiliation and consumption processes: An initial paradigm.
    Hirschman, Elizabeth C. (1983)
    Research in Marketing 6: 131-170.

    Associated Search Terms: Consumerism; Economic
  • Romanticism and the Consumer Ethic: Intimations of a Weber-style Thesis.
    Campbell, Colin B. (1983)
    Sociological Analysis 44:4: 279-295.

    Associated Search Terms: Consumerism; Protestant Ethic; Great Britain; Economic; Romanticism
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