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  • Religion, Religiosity, and Democratic Values. a Comparative Perspective of Islamic and Non-Islamic Societies.
    Bayat, Mohammad Reza (2014)
    Leiden: Brill.

    Uses multi-country survey data. At the societal & individual levels, Islam, as well as other religions, correlates with trust of institutions, acceptance of democratic values, & acceptance of free-market economics.

    Associated Search Terms: Democracy; Trust; Economic; Islam
  • Religion and Democratization: Framing Religious and Political Identies in Muslim and Catholic Societies.
    Driessen, Michael D. (2014)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Democracy; Catholic; Identity, national; Islam
  • 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; Democracy; Civil society
  • Muslims' integration in Switzerland: Securitizing democracy, weakening democracy?
    Gianni, Marco (2013)
    In X. Gullaume and J. Huysmans (eds.) Security and Citizenship: The Constitution of Political Being. London: Routledge.

    Associated Search Terms: Switzerland; Islam, Switzerland; Democracy; Assimilation
  • A Two-Edged Sword: The Differential Effect of Religious Belief and Religious Social Context on Attitudes towards Democracy
    Ben-Nun Bloom, Pazit, and Gizem Arikan (2012)
    Political Behavior 34 (2): 249–276.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Democracy
  • The missionary roots of liberal democracy.
    Woodberry, Robert D. (2012)
    American Political Science Review 106:2: 244-274.

    The historical prevelance of conversionary Protestants in Africa, Asia, Latin America, & Oceania predicts stable democracy. The author cites its role as catalyst for religious liberty, education, printing, publication, voluntary organizations, & colonial reform.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant; Missions; Democracy; Development
  • Religion, secular democracy and conflcit resolution in Zimbabwe.
    Tarusarira, Joram, and Gladys Ganiel (2012)
    In Lee Marsden (ed.) Ashgate Companion on Religion and Conflict Resolution. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 99-117

    Associated Search Terms: Democracy; Zimbabwe; Peace
  • The Deliberative Pulpit? The Democratic Norms and Practices of the PCUSA.
    Djupe, Paul A., and Brian R. Calfano (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:1: 90-109.

    Analyzes 2009 representative e-mail questionnaire data from Presbyterian, U.S.A., pastors; clergy vary in prioritizing democracy or doctrine.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Democracy; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.
  • Are Muslims Distinctive?: A Look at the Evidence.
    Fish, M. Steven (2011)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam; Democracy; Prejudice, sexism; Religiosity; Social capital; Stratification; Tolerance; Violence; Criminology
  • Religion, state and democracy.
    Driessen, Michael D. (2010)
    Politics and Religion 3:55-80.

    Associated Search Terms: State; Democracy
  • Veni, Vidi, Disseri: Churches and the Promise of Democratic Deliberation.
    Neiheisel, Jacob R., Paul A. Djupe, and Anand E. Sokhey (2009)
    American Politics Research 37:4: 614-643.

    Associated Search Terms: Democracy
  • Islam and democracy: Arab Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa compared.
    Kotze, Hennie, and Carlos Garcia-Rivero (2009)
    In Y. Esmer and T. Pettersson (eds.) The International System, Democracy and Values. Uppsala: Acta Universitat Upsaliensis, pp. 169-182.

    Associated Search Terms: Democracy; Comparative; Africa; Islam
  • Europas Angst vor der Religion.
    Casanova, José V. (2009)
    Berlin: Berlin University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Democracy; Europe
  • Religion, Zivilgesellschaft, Demokratie.
    Ro?teutscher, Sigrid (2009)
    Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft.

    Associated Search Terms: Democracy; Politics; Civil society
  • Spiritual capital and democratization in Zimbabwe: A case study of a progressive charismatic congregation.
    Ganiel, Gladys (2009)
    Democratization 16:6: 1172-1193.

    Associated Search Terms: Cultural capital; Democracy; Pentecostal, neo, Zimbabwe; Zimbabwe
  • Religion and support for democracy: A crossnational examination.
    Meyer, Katherine, Daniel Tope, and Anne M. Price (2008)
    Sociological Spectrum 28:5: 625-653.

    Associated Search Terms: Democracy
  • The problem of religion and the anxieties of European secular democracies.
    Casanova, José V. (2008)
    In Gabriel Motzkin and Yochi Fischer (eds.) Religion and Democracy in Contemporary Europe. London: Alliance, pp. 63-74.

    Associated Search Terms: Democracy; Europe; Politics, Europe; State
  • Inside Muslim Minds.
    Hassan, Riaz (2008)
    Carlton, Australia: Melbourne University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Prejudice, sexism; Politics; Islam; Democracy
  • Religion and the Politics of Tolerance: How Christianity Builds Democracy.
    Eisenstein, Marie A. (2008)
    Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press

    Associated Search Terms: Tolerance; Politics, U.S.A.; Democracy
  • The Pioneering Protestants.
    Woodbury, Robert D., and Timothy S. Shah (2005)
    In Larry Diamond, Marc F. Plattner, and Philip J. Costopoulos (eds.) World Religions and Democracy. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, pp. 117-131. Comment by Peter L. Berger on this & other chapters in the volume, pp. 146-150.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Protestant; Democracy
  • 'Buddhist for the Human Realm' and Taiwanese Democracy.
    Laliberté, André (2005)
    In Tun-ren Cheng and Deborah Brown (eds.) Religious Organizations and Democracy in Contemporary Asia. Armonk, New York: M.E. Sharpe, pp. 55-82.

    Associated Search Terms: Taiwan; Politics, Taiwan; Democracy; Buddhist, Taiwan
  • Churches as voluntary associations: Their contributions to democracy as a public voice and source of social and political involvement.
    Dehart, Joep, and Paul Dekker (2005)
    In Sigrid Ro?teutscher (ed.) Democracy and the Role of Associations: Political, Organizational and Social Contexts. London: Routledge, pp. 168-196.

    Associated Search Terms: Civic engagement; Volunteering; Voluntary action research; Organization; Democracy
  • The Effect of Religiosity on Endorsement of Democratic Values: The Mediating influence of Authoritarianism.
    Canetti-Nisim, Daphna (2004)
    Political Behavior 26 (4): 377–398.

    Associated Search Terms: Democracy; Authoritarianism
  • The Shadow of Empire: Christian Missions, Colonial Policy, and Democracy in Postcolonial Societies.
    Woodberry, Robert D. (2004)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of North Carolina.

    Associated Search Terms: Colonialism; Democracy; Politics; State
  • Religious Change and Democratization in Taiwan: Mainstream Buddhist Organizations and the Kuomintang.
    Laliberté, André (2003)
    In P. Clart and C.B. Jones (eds.) Religion in Modern Taiwan: Tradition and Innovation in a Changing Society. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, pp. 158-185.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Taiwan; Change; Buddhist, Taiwan; Taiwan; Democracy
  • Islamic culture and democracy: Testing the "Clash of Civilizations" thesis.
    Norris, Pippa, and Ronald Inglehart (2002)
    Comparative Sociology 1:3/4: 235-263.

    Associated Search Terms: Democracy; Islam
  • Religion and Democracy in South America.
    Gill, Anthony (2002)
    In Ted Gerard Jelen and Clyde Wilcox (eds.) Religion and Politics in Comparative Perspective. New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 195-221.

    Focuses on Argentina, Brazil, & Chile. Uses 1990 World values Study data.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Brazil; Politics, Argentina; Latin America; Democracy; Chile; Brazil; Argentina; Politics, Chile
  • Faith in Action: Religion, Race, and Democratic Organizing in America.
    Wood, Richard L. (2002)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Extended case studies of 2 successful multiracial community organizing efforts in Oakland, California, one church-based and one race-based.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Parish; Democracy; Politics; United States, California, Oakland; Community organization; Participant observation
  • Public Islam and the Problem of Democratization.
    Hefner, Robert W. (2001)
    Sociology of Religion 62:4: 491-514.

    Associated Search Terms: Indonesia; Democracy; State; Politics, Indonesia; Islam, Indonesia
  • The Catholic Church and Democracy in Modern Europe.
    Flis, Andrzej (2000)
    In Tom Inglis, Zdzislaw Mach, and Rafal Mazanek (eds.) Religion and Politics: East-West Contrasts from Contemporary Europe. Dublin: University College Dublin Press, pp. 31-48.

    Traces a change from opposition to acceptance of democracy.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics; Democracy; Catholic
  • The Subtle Significance of Sincere Belief. Tocqueville's Account of Religious Belief and Democratic Stability.
    Sloat, James M. (2000)
    Journal of Church and State 42:4: 759-779.

    Associated Search Terms: Democracy; Tocqueville, Alexis de
  • Civil Islam: Muslims and Democratization in Indonesia.
    Hefner, Robert W. (2000)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Indonesia; Democracy; Politics, Indonesia; Indonesia
  • Globalización, diversidad religiosa y democracia multicultural.
    Parker Gumucio, Cristián (1999)
    Religião e sociedade 20:1: 9-38.

    Associated Search Terms: Globalization; Pluralism; Democracy
  • Religious Culture and Political Action.
    Wood, Richard L. (1999)
    Sociological Theory 17:3: 307-332.

    Study of 2 community organizations in Oakland, California, & several member parishes or congregations affiliated with one of them.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Parish; Community organization; Participant observation; United States, California, Oakland; Democracy
  • Religion that Strengthens Democracy. An Analysis of Religious Political Strategies in Israel.
    Kopelowitz, Ezra, and Matthew Diamond (1998)
    Theory and Society 27:5: 671-708.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Israel; Israel; Democracy
  • The progressive Christian church and democracy in South Korea.
    Chang, Yun-Shik (1998)
    Jouranl of Church and State 40:2: 437-486.

    Associated Search Terms: Korea (South); Democracy
  • De l'exorcisme comme mode de démocratisation. Eglises et mouvements religieux au Congo de 1990 à 1994.
    Tonda, Joseph (1997)
    In François Constantin and Christian Coulon (eds.) Religion et transition démocratique. Vicissitudes africaines. Paris: Karthala, pp. 259-284.

    Associated Search Terms: Democracy; Exorcism; Republic of the Congo
  • The Catholic Church and Democracy in Chile and Peru.
    Fleet, Michael, and Brian H. Smith (1997)
    Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Peru; Chile; Democracy; Peru; Politics, Chile; Politics, Peru; Catholic, Chile
  • Minorias religiosas y construcción democrática en España.
    Rozenberg, Danielle (1996)
    Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociológicas 17: 245-265.

    Associated Search Terms: Democracy; State; Spain; Minority
  • Tocqueville: Religion et Modernité Politique.
    Eslin, Jean-Claude (1995)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 40:89: 27-39.

    Tocqueville saw religion as balancing the effects of political democracy, providing cultural stability.

    Associated Search Terms: State; Democracy; Tocqueville, Alexis de
  • Religion and the American Political Culture: Alternative Models of Citizenship and Discipleship.
    Jelen, Ted G. (1995)
    Sociology of Religion 56:3: 271-284.

    Argues that disagreements over the proper role of religion in American democracy arises from different conceptions of democracy.

    Associated Search Terms: Democracy; Politics, U.S.A.; United States
  • Faith in Action: Religion, Race, and the Future of Democracy.
    Wood, Richard L. (1995)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of California, Berkeley. [DA 57:3 A, p. 1343]

    Extended case studies of 2 successful multiracial community organizing efforts in Oakland, California, one church-based & one race-based.

    Associated Search Terms: Community organization; Parish; Participant observation; United States, California, Oakland; Social movement; Democracy
  • Religious Nationalism and Democratic Polity: The Indian Case.
    Oommen, T.K. (1994)
    Sociology of Religion 55:4: 455-472.

    Sees democracy & religious nationalism as incompatible; uses illustrations especially from India.

    Associated Search Terms: Democracy; Theocracy; India; Politics, India
  • Confucianism and Democracy.
    Tamney, Joseph B. (1991)
    Asian Profile 19:5: 399-411.

    Explores dilemmas in Singapore's attempt to modernize Confucianism & render it compatible with a democracy of sorts.

    Associated Search Terms: Singapore; Confucian, Singapore; Democracy; Modernization
  • Protestantism and the Spirit of Democracy.
    Duke, James T., and Barry L. Johnson (1989)
    InWilliam H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.), Ultimate Ansers and Changing Realities: Modern world Politics and Religious Resurgence. New York: Greenwood Press, pp. 150-165.

    Demonstrates that Protestantism has influenced the development of political democracy.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics; Protestant; Democracy
  • A Research Note on Religiosity as Opiate or Prophetic Stimulant among Students in England and the United States.
    Perkins, H. Wesley (1985)
    Review of Religious Research 26:3: 269-280.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from students at 5 institutions of higher education in Great Britain and the U.S.; shows religiosity correlates with humanitarianism & egalitarianism, & against racism, but nominal religion does the reverse.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Conventionality; Democracy; Humanitarianism; Consequential dimension
  • Neoconservative and Ideological Struggle toward Central-America in the U.S.A.
    Ezcurra, Ana Maria (1983)
    Social Compass 30:2/3: 349-362.

    Studies the political & economic connections between the Institute on Religion and Democracy & the neo-conservative establishment, & the institute's strategies.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Institute on Religion and Democracy
  • Tocqueville on Civil Religion and Liberal Democracy.
    Kessler, Sanford (1977)
    Journal of Politics 39: 119-146.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil religion; Democracy; Tocqueville, Alexis de
  • Le Catholicisme politique en Allemagne.
    Rovan, Joseph (1956)
    Paris: Editions du Seuil.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Germany; Christian Democracy; Politics, Germany; Germany
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