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  • Religion in public action. From actors to settings.
    Lichterman, Paul (2012)
    Sociological Theory 30:1: 15-36.

    Ethnographies of a faith-based homeless advocacy organization & an activist campaign for housing show the development of social capital rather than the addition of religious persons or entities to be instrumental in social change.

    Associated Search Terms: Dramaturgy; Homeless; Participant observation; Social capital; Symbolic interactionism; Activism
  • Divine Callings: Understanding the Call to Ministry in Black Pentecostalism.
    Pitt, Richard N. (2012)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Based on interviews with ministers & aspiring ministers of the Church of God in Christ; focuses on their sense of calling. Includes male clergy & female ministers. Many men never became pastors, despite ordination.

    Associated Search Terms: Vocation; Clergy; Gender; Church of God in Christ, U.S.A.; African Americans; Dramaturgy; Pentecostal, U.S.A.
  • The presentation of the charismatic self in everyday life: Reflections on a Canadian new religious movement.
    Joosse, Paul (2012)
    Sociology of Religion 73:2: 174-199.

    The everyday aspects of the daily life of John de Ruiter, guru of Oasis Edmonton, endanger his charisma.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; Dramaturgy; Everyday life; Guru; New religions; Oasis Edmonton; Participant observation; Weber, Max; Canada, Alberta, Edmonton; Goffman, Erving
  • Muslim women negotiating collective sigmatization: "We're just normal people."
    Ryan, Louise (2011)
    Sociology 45:6: 1045-1060.

    Based on interviews in Great Britain.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Great Britain; Great Britain; Dramaturgy; Women; Stigma
  • A dramaturgical analysis of charismatic leader discourse.
    Harvey, Arlene (2001)
    Journal of Organizational Change 14:3: 253-265.

    Associated Search Terms: Dramaturgy; Discourse; Charisma
  • The charismatic relationship: A dramaturgical perspective.
    Gardner, William L., and Bruce J. Avolio (1998)
    Academy of Management Review 23:1: 32-58.

    Associated Search Terms: Dramaturgy; Charisma
  • Soul Rebels: The Rastafari.
    Lewis, William F. (1993)
    Prospect Heights, Illinois: Waveland Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Dramaturgy; Jamaica; Rastafarian; Participant observation
  • Sociology and Liturgy. Re-Presentations of the Holy.
    Flanagan, Kieran (1991)
    New York: St. Martin's Press.

    Based on an examination of Anglican & Catholic liturgies; argues that the modernization of ritual undermines its success in separating out the holy. Develops a dramaturgical consideration of ritual.

    Associated Search Terms: Phenomenology; Hermeneutic; Dramaturgy; Catholic; Church of England; Sacred; Ritual
  • Making Sense of Religion by Direct Observation: An Application of Frame Analysis.
    Park, George (1990)
    In S.H. Riggins (ed.) Beyond goffman: Studies on Communication, Institution, and Social Interaction. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, pp. 235-276.

    Associated Search Terms: Frame analysis; Symbolic interactionism; Participant observation; Dramaturgy
  • A Dramaturgical Analysis of Movement Accommodation: Building Idiosyncrasy Credit as a Movement Mobilization Strategy.
    Snow, David A. (1979)
    Symbolic Interaction 2:2: 23-44.

    Considers the strategy of gaining acceptance as an idiosyncratic entity.

    Associated Search Terms: Soka Gakkai, U.S.A.; Accommodation; Dramaturgy; Social movement; Symbolic interactionism
  • Toward a Dramaturgical Interpretation of Religion.
    Harrison, Paul M. (1977)
    Sociological Analysis 38:4: 389-396.

    Associated Search Terms: Symbolic interactionism; Dramaturgy
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