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  • Fearful asymmetry: Tolerance of Christian fundamentalists among political elites.
    Wilcox, Clyde, and Christine Kim (2015)
    In Paul A. Djupe (ed.) Religion and Political Tolerance in America. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pp. 67-80.

    Associated Search Terms: Elite; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Tolerance
  • Rethinking religious gender differences: The case of elite women.
    Hastings, Orestes P., and D. Michael Lindsay (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 74:4: 471-495.

    Analyzes 2008 questionnaire data from alumni of the White House Fellows program; some follow-up interviews. Women in the survey were generally less likely to find religion important in their lives.

    Associated Search Terms: Elite; Women; Gender; Work
  • Islamophobie: Comment les élites Françaises construisent le problem musulman.
    Hajjat, Abdellali, and Marwan Mohammed (2013)
    Paris: La Découverte.

    Associated Search Terms: Elite; Social problem; Social construction of reality; Prejudice, anti-Islamic; France; Islam, France
  • The Aristocracy of the Will: A Critique of Pierre Burdieu with Illustrations from Chile.
    Thumala Olave, Maria Angelica (2012)
    Social Compass 59:1: 52-68.

    Based on interviews, 2000-2004. The Chilean business elite marked its social boundary through moral virtues, but not motivated by status as much as by moral conviction.

    Associated Search Terms: Bourdieu, Pierre; Catholic, Chile; Chile; Elite; Moral; Stratification
  • Integrating Ireland's Muslims: Attitudes of Muslim and Irish elites towards value compatibility and mainstreaming Islam.
    Ciciora, Alice C. (2010)
    Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs 30:2: 199-216.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Ireland; Ireland; Assimilation; Elite
  • 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
  • Evangelicals in the Power Elite: Elite Cohesion Advancing a Movement.
    Lindsay, D. Michael (2008)
    American Sociological Review 73:1: 60-82.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Elite; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.
  • 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
  • Presidential Appointments and Religious Stratification in the United States, 1789-2003.
    Davidson, James D., Rachel Kraus, and Scott Morrissey (2005)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 44:4: 485-495.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Politics, U.S.A.; Elite; Stratification
  • Connections with Elites in the World of the Early Christians.
    Harland, Philip A. (2002)
    In Anthony J. Blasi, Jean Duhaime, and Paul-André Turcotte (eds.) Handbook of Early Christianity. Social Science Approaches. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira Press, pp. 385-408.

    Associated Search Terms: Elite; Early Christian; Stratification
  • The Religious Affiliations of American Elites, 1930s to 1990s: A Note on the Pace of Disestablishment.
    Pyle, Ralph E., and Jerome R. Koch (2001)
    Sociological Focus 34:125-137.

    Associated Search Terms: Elite; Stratification; Denomination (organizational entity)
  • A Comparative Sociology of World Religions: Virtuosos, Priests, and Popular Religion.
    Sharot, Stephen (2001)
    New York: New York University Press.

    An updating of a Weberian treatment of elite & popular religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, medieval; Confucian; Hindu; Weber, Max; Commodification; Buddhist; Historical; Reformation; Islam; State; Taiwan; Hierocracy; India; Virtuoso; Little tradition; Jewish; Big tradition; Comparative; China; Daoist; Syncretism; Popular religion; Elite
  • Persistence and Change in the Protestant Establishment.
    Pyle, Ralph E. (1996)
    Westport, Connecticut: Praeger.

    Analyzes 1950-92 Who's Who entries; finds more persistence than change.

    Associated Search Terms: Elite; Protestant, U.S.A.; United States
  • Nacional Catolicismo, laicado y Jesuitas en la Barcelona de los Cuarenta.
    Carmona Fernández, Francisco J. (1995)
    Revista internacional de sociologia 10: 107-133.

    The Mariana del Colegio de San Ignacio de Sarria supported an elitist model of humanity, church, & society.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Spain; Education; Spain; Elite; Society of Jesus
  • Persistence and Change in the Protestant Establishment, 1930-1992.
    Davidson, James D., Ralph E. Pyle, and David V. Reyes (1995)
    Social Forces 74:1: 157-175.

    Analyzes 1930 & '92 Who's Who listings; shows the over-representation of Episcopal, Presbyterian, & Congregational/United Church adherents lessened but still persisted in 1992.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; United States; Elite; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • Religion among America's Elite: Persistence and Change in the Protestant Establishment.
    Davidson, James D. (1994)
    Sociology of Religion 55:4: 419-440.

    Secondary analysis of earlier elite databases; shows the Protestant establishment still dominant in the U.S., with some gains by Jews, Catholics, & moderate immigrant Protestants, and losses by conservative Protestants.

    Associated Search Terms: Elite; United States; Stratification
  • La Compañia de Jesús y el Liderazgo Católico en la Barcelona de los Cuarenta.
    Carmona Fernández, Francisco J. (1994)
    Granada: Universidad de Granada.

    Explores the educational model & ideals of the Colegio de San Ignacio de Sarriá in Barcelona, 1943-52.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Catholic, Spain; Spain, Barcelona; Elite; Society of Jesus
  • Predicting Tolerance of New Religious Movements: A Multivariate Analysis.
    O'Donnell, John P. (1993)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 32:4: 356-365.

    Analyzes 1987 telephone survey data from Americans & American elites; finds education predicting tolerance for new religions.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; United States; New religions; Tolerance; Elite
  • The Role of Elites in Setting Agendas for Theological Debate.
    Rogers, Richard L. (1992)
    In Robert Wuthnow (ed.) Vocabularies of Public Life. Empirical Essays in Symbolic Structure. London: Routledge, pp. 234-247.

    Associated Search Terms: Elite; Theology
  • Public Attitudes toward Church-state Issues: Elite-mass Differences.
    Wilcox, Clyde, Joseph Ferrara, John O'Donnell, Mary Bendyna, Shaun Geehan, and Rodney Taylor (1992)
    Journal of Church and State 34: 259-277.

    Analyzes 1987 survey data from the American public & from 7 leadership groups; elites support the separation of church & state more, in the abstract, but not in terms of specific kinds of action.

    Associated Search Terms: State; United States; Elite
  • The Rise and Fall of Modernism in Politics and Religion.
    Collins, Randall (1992)
    Acta sociologica 35:3: 171-186.

    Structural bases for conflict inmodern politics were centralization, mass participation, & decentralized balances fo power; in modern religion theywere church hierarchy, sect enthusiasm, & spiritual elites.

    Associated Search Terms: Enthusiasm; Conflict; Elite; Modernity; Power
  • General Population and Institutional Elite Support for Social Control of New Religious Movements: Evidence from National Survey Data.
    Bromley, David G., and Edward F. Breschel (1992)
    Behavioral Sciences & the Law 10:1: 39-52.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Anti-cult movement; Elite
  • Segmentation in a Religious Labor Market.
    Chaves, Mark (1991)
    Sociological Analysis 52:2: 143-158.

    Analysis of congregation, education, & agency elites of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 1909, 1942, & 1985.

    Associated Search Terms: Elite; Disciples of Christ; Organization; Clergy
  • 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
  • The Protestant Establishment Revisited, ed. By Howard G. Schneiderman.
    Baltzell, E. Digby (1991)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Protestant, U.S.A.; United States; Elite
  • General and Organizational Elites: The Case of Lutherans in Indiana.
    Mueller, Samuel A. (1991)
    Sociological Focus 24:3: 197-210.

    Ecological analysis of homes of church leaders in the 2 major Lutheran churches in Indiana, & of major Indiana politicians who belong to those churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Elite; Politics, U.S.A.; United States, Indiana; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Lutheran, Missouri Synod
  • Elite Religiosity in Britain.
    Homan, Roger (1989)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 67:1: 145-154.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Elite
  • Religious Elites in Advanced Industrial Society.
    Hunter, James Davison (1987)
    Comparative Studies in Society and History 29:2: 360-374.

    Examines the ratio of religious intellectuals to other intellectuals in the U.S., 1870-1984; sees the global politicization of religious intellectuals as an effort to recapture aspects of the symbolic universe from which they had been excluded.

    Associated Search Terms: Intellectuals; Activism; Elite; Politics
  • Max Weber's Sociology of Religion as a Sociology of Intellectuals.
    Sadri, Ahmad (1985)
    State, Culture, and Society 1: 85-106.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Elite; Intellectuals
  • The Differential Socio-Religious Impact of the Definition of Religious Elites in Christianity and Islam.
    Eccel, A. Chris (1984)
    Social Compass 31:1: 105-123.

    Criticizes E. Gellner's paradigm ("A pendulum swing theory of Islam," 1968) & develops an etiological argument accounting for the respective roles of elites in Islam & Christianity.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian; Comparative; Islam; Elite
  • Catholic Elites: A Study of the Delegates to the National Pastoral Congress. Occasional Paper No. 3.
    Hornsby-Smith, Michael P., and E.S. Cordingly (1983)
    Guldford, England: University of Surrey.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Great Britain; Great Britain; Elite
  • Jews in the Protestant Establishment.
    Zweigenhaft, Richard L., and G. William Domhoff (1982)
    New York: Praeger.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Stratification; Elite
  • The Church Renewal Movement in Sociological Perspective.
    Maxam, Donald A. (1981)
    Review of Religious Research 23:2: 195-204.

    Content analysis of 50 church renewal books, & analysis of questionnaire data from the authors; interprets the 1950-69 movement as a response to crises in personal meaning & secularization.

    Associated Search Terms: Authors; Elite; Social movement; Change; Content analysis; Secularization
  • Le Bethel, ordre religieux Jéhoviste?
    Dericquebourg, Régis (1980)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 50:1: 77-88.

    Jehovah's Witnesses have national headquarters ("Bethel") in every nation where they are present, which resemble religious orders, more on a Tibetan Buddhist model than a Catholic one.

    Associated Search Terms: Elite; Jehovah´s Witness; Orders/congregations
  • Les Témoins de Jéhovah, dynamique d’une groupe religieux et rapport à l’institution. Essai de description psychologique.
    Dericquebourg, Régis (1979)
    Thèse de 3ième cycle, Université René Descartes, Paris.

    Jehovah's Witnesses have national headquarters ("Bethel") in every nation where they are present, which resemble religious orders, more on a Tibetan Buddhist model than a Catholic one.

    Associated Search Terms: Jehovah´s Witness; Elite; Orders/congregations
  • Puritan Boston and Quaker Philadelphia.
    Baltzell, E. Digby (1979)
    New York: Free Press. [Boston: Beacon, 1982]

    Historical sociology on the ethos of Puritan vs. Quaker elites.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; United States, Massachusetts, Boston; Quaker, U.S.A.; Puritan, U.S.A.; Elite; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Instrumental and Expressive Elites in a Religious Organization: The United Synagogue in London.
    Sharot, Stephen (1977)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 43:1: 141-155.

    Tests Amitai Etzioni's thesis of elite structures, with the case of a Jewish organization formed in London in 1870.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Great Britain; Great Britain, London; Elite
  • La Religión de los Favorecidos.
    Camargo, Cândido Procópio Ferreira de, and M. Berezousky Singer (1975)
    Revista paraguaya de sociologia 12/33: 97-110.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Elite
  • La ley férrea de la oligarquía y las relationes inter-organizacionales; las nexos entre la Iglesia y el Estado en Mexico.
    Eckstein, Susaná (1975)
    Revista mexicana de sociologia 37:2: 327-348.

    Interview, documentary, & participant observation data from low-income communities in Mexico City show R. Michels' "iron law of oligarchy" useful in explaining links between church & state officials, where their offices are formally separated.

    Associated Search Terms: State; Catholic, Mexico; Mexico, Mexico City; Michels, Roberto; Elite
  • A Sociological Analysis of the Church Renewal Movement: A Movement for Change in American Christianity, 1950-1969.
    Maxam, Donald A. (1974)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Princeton Theological Seminary [DA 35:5 A, p. 3132]

    Content analysis of 50 church renewal books, & analysis of questionnaire data from the authors.

    Associated Search Terms: Authors; Change; Content analysis; Elite; Social movement
  • Sociology of Religion and Sociology of Elites. Elite and Sous-Elite in the Church of England.
    Bryman, Alan (1974)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 19/38: 109-121.

    Identifies some of the differing social & career experiences of the bishops & archdeacons of 1968.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of England; Elite; Great Britain; Bishop; Archdeacon
  • Church of England Bishops as an Elite.
    Thompson, Kenneth A. (1974)
    In Philip Stanworth and Anthony Giddens (eds.) Elites and Power in British Society. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 198-207.

    Examines bishops' family backgrounds & status, 1860-1960; sees the episcopacy providing the Church of England its identity through traditionalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of England; Traditionalism; Identity; Bishop; Elite; Great Britain
  • Formal Organization and Charisma in a Catholic Pentecostal Community.
    Keane, Roberta C. (1974)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Michigan. [DA 35:11 A, p. 7406]

    1967-72 observation of the routinization of charisma & development of oligarchy in a charismatic community in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Michigan, Ann Arbor; Charisma; Elite
  • Modèles culturelles socio-religieuses des élitiques catholiques à Sri Lanka.
    Houtart, François, and Geneviève Lemercinier (1973)
    Social Compass 20:2: 303-320.

    Factor analyses 1969 questionnaire data from Catholic elite members in Sri Lanka.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Sri Lanka; Sri Lanka; Factor analysis; Elite
  • An Emerging Intellectual Group within a Religious Organization: An Exploratory Study of Change.
    Weigert, Andrew J. (1971)
    Social Compass 18:1: 101-115.

    Examines the phenomenon of special students among the Jesuits, 1942-69.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Society of Jesus; Intellectuals; Elite
  • Religious Resistance to Changing Beliefs about Race.
    Brewer, David L. (1970)
    Pacific Sociological Review 13:3: 163-170.

    Interviews & rating of Utah elite suggest that the Mormon religious policy of excluding African Americans from ordination affected the elite's stands on civil rights issues.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon; United States, Utah; Race; Elite
  • Modern African elite of Jos.
    Plotnicov, Leonard (1970)
    In A. Tuden and L. Plotnicov (eds.) Stratification in Africa. New York: Free Press.

    Modern elites in Jos, Nigeria, tend toward major Christian denominations: Anglican, Methodist, Roman Catholic; traditional elites tend to be Moslem.

    Associated Search Terms: Anglican, Nigeria; Elite; Nigeria, Jos; Islam, Nigeria; Methodist, Nigeria; Catholic, Nigeria
  • Adaptations of the Roman Catholic Church to Latin American Development: The Meaning of Internal Church Conflict.
    Mutchler, David (1969)
    Social Research 36:2: 231-252.

    Reviews the literature & identifies opposed elite groups within the Latin American Catholic Church.

    Associated Search Terms: Development; Elite; Latin America; Catholic, Latin America; Conflict
  • Roman Catholic Elites in Latin America.
    Vallier, Ivan (1967)
    In Seymour Martin Lipset and Aldo Solari (eds.) Elites in Latin America. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 190-232.

    Overview & typology.

    Associated Search Terms: Latin America; Elite; Catholic, Latin America
  • The Education of an American Catholic Elite.
    McCready, William C. (1966)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, University of Chicago.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Elite; Education
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