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  • Reconciliation and Religio-Political Non-Conformism in Zimbabwe.
    Tarusarira, Joram (2016)
    Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate.

    Associated Search Terms: Peace; Deviance/social control; Zimbabwe
  • The over-policing of the devil: A sociology of exorcism.
    Giordan, Giuseppe, and Adam Possamai (2016)
    Social Compass 63:4: 444-460.

    Increases in the supply & availability of exorcists lend credibility to the belief in devil possession and hence o increases in people who believe they are possessed. Examines case files of an exorcist.

    Associated Search Terms: Exorcism; Deviance/social control; Devil; Social construction of reality
  • The doors of the church are now open: Black Clergy, collective efficacy, and neighborhood violence.
    Pegram, Kashea, Rod K. Brunson, and Anthony A. Braga (2016)
    City & Community 15:3:289-314.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Massachusetts, Boston; African Americans; Clergy; Clergy role; Community organization; Deviance/social control; Urban; Youth; Violence
  • Prayers, protest, and police: How religion influences police presence at collective action events in the United States, 1960-1995.
    Beyerlein, Kraig, Sarah Soule, and Nancy Martin (2015)
    American Sociological Review 80:6: 1250-1271.

    Police are generally less likely to be present for protest events staged by religious groups than ones by secular groups, but there are exceptions.

    Associated Search Terms: Protest; Deviance/social control
  • The new moral entrepreneurs: Atheist activism as scripted and performed political deviance.
    Fazzino, Lori L., Michael Ian Borer, and Mohammed Abdel Haq (2015)
    In M. Dellwing, J.A. Kotarba, an N.W. Pino (eds.) The Death and Resurrection of Deviance: Current Ideas and Research.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics; Atheist; Deviance/social control; Moral entrepreneur
  • Deviating from Religious Norms and the Mental Health of Conservative Protestants.
    Mannheimer, Andrew H., and Terrence D. Hill (2015)
    Journal of Religion and Health 54:5: 1826-1838.

    Associated Search Terms: Mental health; Deviance/social control; Conservative
  • Religious diversity, social control, and legal pluralism: A socio-legal analysis.
    Richardson, James T. (2014)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Enzo Pace (eds.) From Religious Diversity to Religious Pluralism: What is at Stake. Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate, pp. 31-47.

    Associated Search Terms: Diversity; Law; Pluralism; Deviance/social control
  • Cross-national analysis of the influence of cultural norms and government restrictions on the relationship between religion and well-being.
    Hayward, R. David, and Marta Elliott (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:1: 23-43.

    Analyzes 5 waves (1981-2008) of World Values Survey data. Self-reported religion predicts happiness & self-reported health where religion is freely practiced, but it is harmful where there are religious restrictions & religion is deemed deviant.

    Associated Search Terms: Deviance/social control; Well-being; Health; Happiness
  • Religious identity, religious attendance, and parental control.
    Kim, Young-Il, and W. Bradford Wilcox (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:4: 555-580.

    analyzes 1998-2005 panel data from American adolescents (10-18 years old) & their parents. An "orthodox" religious identity among Catholic & Protestant parents & more frequent attendance for all parents predict more parental monitoring & normative regulations.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Deviance/social control; Family; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Practice
  • Unwanted: Muslim Immigrants, Dignity, and Drug Dealing.
    Jackson, Pamela Irving (2014)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Deviance/social control; Minority; Drug; Islam, Germany; Generations; Assimilation; Germany
  • God's Gangs: Barrio Ministry, Masculinity, and Gang Recovery.
    Orozco Flores, Edward (2014)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Studies 2 ministries (one Catholic, one Pentecostal) that facilitates the transition of Latino men from gang to socially integrated life patterns.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, California, Los Angeles; Gang; Gender role; Participant observation; Deviance/social control
  • Paranormalism and pseudoscience as deviance.
    Goode, Erich (2013)
    In M. Pigliucci and M. Boudry (eds.) Philosophy of Pseudoscience: Reconsidering the Demarcation Problem. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pp. 145-163.

    Associated Search Terms: Paranormal; Science; Deviance/social control
  • Religious involvement and dynamics of marijuana use: Initiation, persistence, and desistence.
    Elmer, Jeffery T., Scott A. Desmond, Sung Joon Jang, and Byron R. Johnson (2012)
    Deviant Behavior 33:6: 448-468.

    Associated Search Terms: Deviance/social control; Drug
  • Religiosity and deviance: An examination of the moral community and antiasceticism hypotheses among U.S. adults.
    Sturgis, Paul W., and Robert D. Baller (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:4: 809-820.

    Uses 2000 & '02 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data in one analysis & 1998 in another; attendance is inversely related to minor & major deviance, controlling for regions (which vary by attendance rates). Interaction of mean region attendance & individual attendance produced no effects.

    Associated Search Terms: Deviance/social control; Drug; Practice; Asceticism; Criminology; Contextual effects; Sexual activity; United States; Regionalism
  • More God, Less Crime. Why Faith Matters and How It Could Matter More.
    Johnson, Byron R. (2011)
    West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania: Templeton Press.

    Notes the role of religion in preventing & addressing delinquency & the prejudice among many researchers causing a neglect & denial of the facts on the matter. Presents a number of American case studies. Describes prison & post-prison programs & assesses them.

    Associated Search Terms: Drug; Deviance/social control; Social services; Delinquency; Penology; Criminology
  • "It's important to show your colors": Counter-heteronormative embodiment in a Metropolitan Community Church.
    Sumerau, J. Edward, and Douglas P. Schrock (2011)
    In Christina Bobel and Samantha Kwan (eds.) Embodied Resistance: Challenging the Norms, Breaking the Rules. Nashville, Tennessee: Vanderbilt University Press, pp. 99-110.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Body; Deviance/social control; Metropolitan Community Church
  • Religion and Deviance: Theocrats vs. Democrats.
    Ben-Yehuda, Nachman (2011)
    In Barbara Jones Denison (ed.) History, Time, Meaning, and Memory. Ideas for the Sociology of Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 179-203.

    Overview of conflict in Israel between theocrats & democrats, taking the form of deviant violence on the part of the former.

    Associated Search Terms: Violence; Theocracy; Deviance/social control; Israel; State; Jewish, Hasidic, Israel; Conflict
  • Shame and Punishment: An International Comparative Study on the Effects of Religious Affiliation and Religiosity on Attitudes to Offending.
    Koster, Ferry, Heike Goudriaan, and Coen van der Schans (2009)
    European Journal of Criminology 6:6: 481-495.

    Associated Search Terms: Deviance/social control
  • Religious Diversity.
    Bouma, Gary D., and Rod Ling (2009)
    In Peter B. Clarke (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Religion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 507-522.

    Innovation & migration create pluralism, which in turn has consequences for social cohesion & control.

    Associated Search Terms: Deviance/social control; Pluralism; Solidarity
  • Doing the Devil's Work: Heavy Metal and the Threat to Public Order in the Muslim World.
    Levine, Mark (2009)
    Social Compass 56:4: 564-576.

    History of Satan in Middle Eastern culture & account of modern Islamic negative reactions to Heavy Metal music.

    Associated Search Terms: Music; Islam; Middle East; Satanist; Deviance/social control
  • Rogue Clerics: The Social Problem of Clergy Deviance.
    Shupe, Anson D., Jr. (2008)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction.

    Examination of clergy malfeasance & social movements by victims.

    Associated Search Terms: Deviance/social control; Social movement; Clergy malfeasance
  • Control or Conviction: Religion and Adolescent Initiation of Marijuana Use.
    Longest, Kyle C., and Stephen Vaisey (2008)
    Journal of Drug Issues 38:3: 689-716.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Deviance/social control; Drug; Marijuana
  • Closing Ranks: Religion, Society and Politics Today.
    Segato, Rita Laura (2008)
    Social Compass 55:2: 203-215.

    Identity politics suppresses difference & dissent within political-religious groupings.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics; Identity; Deviance/social control; Conflict
  • Does Religion Matter? Canadian Religious Traditions and Attitudes toward Diversity.
    Reimer, Samuel H. (2008)
    In Lori G. Beaman and Peter Beyer (eds.) Religion and Diversity in Canada. Leiden: Brill, pp. 105-125.

    Analyzes 2005 Canadian survey data; religious identities may predict relative intolerance of diversity and deviance, but religious practice positively correlates with tolerance of diversity.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada; Tolerance; Homosexuality; Deviance/social control; Pluralism
  • Social Determinants of the Seriousness of Crime: An Examination of a Muslim Sample.
    Serajzadeh, Seyed Hossein (2008)
    Social Compass 55:4: 541-560.

    Analyzes 2002 Iranian student survey data on the seriousness they accord crime; religiosity is a factor.

    Associated Search Terms: Criminology; Deviance/social control; Iran; Students, undergraduate
  • Religion: soutien divin et tension psychologique.
    Sigfusdottir, Inga Dora, Thorolfur Thorlindsson, and Thoroddur Bjarnason (2007)
    Social Compass 54:3: 473-492.

    Analyzes 1997 questionnaire data from Icelandic secondary school students. Belief that God is a support reduces delinquency among adolescents who are under the strain of family conflict.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Delinquency; Deviance/social control; Iceland; Belief
  • Law.
    Richardson, James T. (2006)
    In Helen Rose Fuchs Ebaugh (ed.) Handbook of Religion and Social Institutions. New York: Springer, pp. 227-240.

    Associated Search Terms: Deviance/social control; Law
  • Christian Religiosity, Self-control and Social Conformity.
    Welch, Michael R., Charles R. Tittle, and Harold G. Grasmick (2006)
    Social Forces 84:3: 1605-1623.

    Analyzes 1994 survey data from Oklahoma City; religiosity contributes to conformity to norms independently of personal self-control.

    Associated Search Terms: Deviance/social control; Religiosity; Alcohol
  • Crime/Deviance.
    Hoffmann, John P., and Stephen J. Bahr (2006)
    In Helen Rose Fuchs Ebaugh (ed.) Handbook of Religion and Social Institutions. New York: Springer, pp. 241-263.

    Associated Search Terms: Drug; Suicide; Criminology; Deviance/social control
  • Adolescent Delinquency.
    Regnerus, Mark D. (2006)
    In Helen Rose Fuchs Ebaugh (ed.) Handbook of Religion and Social Institutions. New York: Springer, pp. 265-282.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Delinquency; Alcohol; Tobacco; Drug; Deviance/social control
  • Religiosity and Premarital Sex in Adulthood.
    Barkan, Steven E. (2006)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 45:3: 407-417.

    Analyzes 1993-2002 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data from never-married respondents; religiosity is inversely related to number of sexual partners in the previous 5 years.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Deviance/social control; Sexual activity; Religiosity
  • Crossing the boundary: New challenges to religious authority and control as a consequence of access to the internet.
    Barker, Eileen (2005)
    In M. Hojsgaard and M. Warburg (eds.) Religion and Cyberspace. London: Routledge, pp. 67-85.

    Associated Search Terms: Internet; Deviance/social control
  • Religiosity, Religious Participation, and Negative Prison Behaviors.
    Kerley, Kent R., Todd L. Matthews, and Try C. Blanchard (2005)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 44:4: 443-457.

    Analyzes 2002 questionnaire data from prisoners at the Mississippi State Penitentiary.

    Associated Search Terms: Deviance/social control; Prosocial behavior; Prisoners
  • Medicalization and Regulation of Deviant Religions. An Application of Conrad and Schneider's Model.
    Richardson, James T., and Mary White Stewart (2004)
    In James T. Richardson (ed.), Regulating Religion. Case Studies from Around the Globe. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum, pp. 506-534.

    Observes efforts to define membership in new religions as a medical problem.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Medicalization; New religions; Deviance/social control
  • Strain, Negative Emotions, and Deviant Coping among African Americans: A Test of General Strain Theory and the Buffering Effects of Religiosity.
    Jang, Sung Joon, and Byron R. Johnson (2003)
    Journal of Quantitative Criminology 19: 79-105.

    Associated Search Terms: Stress; Coping; African Americans; Deviance/social control
  • The influence of race and religion on abstinence from alcohol, cigarettes and marijuana among adolescents.
    Wallace, John M., Jr., Tony N. Brown, Jerald G. Bahman, and Thomas A. Laveist (2003)
    Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs 64: 843-848.

    Associated Search Terms: Deviance/social control; Smoking; Marijuana; Alcohol; Adolescents; Race
  • Linked Lives, Faith, and Behavior: Intergenerational Religious Influence on Adolescent Delinquency.
    Regnerus, Mark D. (2003)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 42:2: 189-203.

    Analyzes 1995 & '96 longitudinal interview data from adolescents & their families & friends. Prenatal religiosity & conservative Protestant affiliation protect adolescent girls, but not boys, from delinquency.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Socialization; Panel study; Delinquency; Sex; Deviance/social control
  • Individual Religiosity, Moral Community, and Drug User Treatment.
    Richard, Alan J., David C. Bell, and Jerry W. Carlson (2000)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 39:2: 240-246.

    Based on a 1994 follow-up study of people who had participated in an addiction treatment program. Religious involvement, especially church attendance, was related to remaining drug-free.

    Associated Search Terms: Deviance/social control; Drug; Practice
  • Issues in Conceptualizing Clergy Malfeasance.
    Shupe, Anson D., Jr., and Peter Iadicola (2000)
    In Anson D. Shupe, Jr., William A. Stacey, and Susan E. Darnell (eds.) Bad Pastors. Clergy Misconduct in Modern America. New York: New York University Press, pp. 13-38.

    Extends theory beyond organizational features to societal contextual ones, with a focus on state-sponsored violence & anti-minority movements.

    Associated Search Terms: Deviance/social control; Clergy; Clergy malfeasance
  • The 'Invisible Institution' and Black Youth Crime: The Church as an Agency of Local Social Control.
    Johnson, Byron R., David B. Larson, Sung Joon Jang, and Spencer D. Li (2000)
    Journal of Youth and Adolescence 29: 479-498.

    Associated Search Terms: Youth; Deviance/social control; Delinquency; Adolescents; African Americans
  • Gender, Profession, and non-Conformal Religiosity.
    Warburg, Margit, Peter Lüchau, and Peter B. Andersen (1999)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 14: 177-290.

    Not one's gender, but the prevalence of women in a profession explains the high rate of nonconformist religion in the social, educational, & health professions in Denmark. Uses European Values Study data for Denmark & interviews with Danish Baha'is.

    Associated Search Terms: Occupation; Baha´i, Denmark; Gender; Deviance/social control; Denmark
  • The Social Construction of Subversive Evil: The Contemporary Anti-Cult and Anti-Satanism Movements.
    Bromley, David G., and Diana Gay Cutchin (1999)
    In Jo Freeman (ed.) Waves of Protest. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, pp. 195-220.

    Associated Search Terms: Social construction of reality; Anti-cult movement; Deviance/social control
  • Economic Fraud and Christian Leaders in the United States.
    Shupe, Anson D., Jr. (1998)
    In Anson Shupe (ed.) Wolves within the Fold. Religious Leadership and Abuses of Power. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 49-64.

    Associated Search Terms: Deviance/social control; Clergy malfeasance
  • Apostates, Whistleblowers, Law and Social Control.
    Richardson, James T. (1998)
    In David G. Bromley (ed.) The Politics of Apostasy: The Role of Apostates in the Transformation of Religious Movements. Westport, Connecticut: Praeger, pp. 171-190.

    Associated Search Terms: Deviance/social control; Law; Disaffiliation
  • Sectas satánicas en el Mercosur: un estudio de la construcción de las desviación religiosa en los medios de communicación de Argentina y Brasil.
    Frigerio, Alejandro, and Ari Pedro Oro (1998)
    Horizontes antropológicos 4:8: 114-150.

    Associated Search Terms: Satanist; Deviance/social control; Media; Argentina; Brazil
  • Criminology's Contributions to the Study of Religious Crime.
    Iadicola, Peter (1998)
    In Anson Shupe (ed.), Wolves within the Fold. Religious Leadership and Abuses of Power. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 212-229.

    Associated Search Terms: Deviance/social control; Clergy malfeasance; Criminology
  • Reactions of Hare Krishna Devotees to Scandals of Leaders' Misconduct.
    Rochford, E. Burke, Jr. (1998)
    In Anson Shupe (ed.) Wolves Within the Fold. Religious Leadership and Abuses of Power. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 101-117.

    Examines the decline of religious authority following clergy malfeasance.

    Associated Search Terms: Guru; Deviance/social control; Hare Krishna; Authority; Clergy malfeasance
  • Claims-Making and Typifications of Voodoo as a Deviant Religion: Hex, Lies, and Videotape.
    Bartkowski, John P. (1998)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 37:4: 559-579.

    Associated Search Terms: Voodoo; Media; Social construction of reality; Deviance/social control
  • Religion, Deviance, and Social Control.
    Stark, Rodney, and William Sims Bainbridge (1997)
    New York: Routledge.

    Associated Search Terms: Suicide; Integration (social); Deviance/social control
  • Dimensions of Religiosity as Mediators of the Relations between Parenting and Adolescent Deviant Behavior.
    Litchfield, Allen W., Darwin L. Thomas, and Bing Dao Li (1997)
    Journal of Adolescent Research 12: 199-226.

    Associated Search Terms: Dimensions of religiosity; Adolescents; Family; Deviance/social control
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