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  • Recasting secular thinking for emancipatory feminist practice.
    Reilly, Niamh (2017)
    Social Compass 64:4: 481-494.

    Secularism has become oppressive toward minority women in Europe while religion sometimes serves emancipatory purposes. The Musawah Framework for Action, advanced by the Malaysian group, Sisters in Islam, provides an example how this can be so.

    Associated Search Terms: Malaysia; Women; Secularism; Islam, Malaysia; Prejudice, sexism; Sisters in Islam; Feminism
  • Theorizing gender from religion cases: Agency, feminist activism, and masculinity.
    Avishai, Orit (2016)
    Sociology of Religion 77:3: 261-279.

    Reviews the impact of the sociology of religion in feminist studies.

    Associated Search Terms: Feminism; Gender; Theory
  • Feminist spirituality as lived religion: How UK feminists forge religio-spiritual lives.
    Aune, Kristin (2015)
    Gender and Society 29:1: 122-145.

    Associated Search Terms: Spirituality; Great Britain; Feminism
  • Secular Faith. How Culture has Trumped Religion in American Politics.
    Smith, Mark A. (2015)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Slavery; Homosexuality; Historical; Feminism; Divorce; Abortion; United States
  • Interrogatng and constructing the "authentic" Roman Catholic Church: Feminist perspectives among Canadian women religious.
    Gervais, Christine, and Claire Turenne Sjolander (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:3: 365-396.

    Based on 2008-11 field work, interviews, & questionnaire data from current & former sisters in Ontario. Respondents constructed "church" often from a feminist & social justice orientation rather than the official hierarchical one.

    Associated Search Terms: Sisters; Orders/congregations; Social construction of reality; Ex-sisters; Feminism; Catholic, Canada; Women; Authenticity; Canada, Ontario; Justice
  • The unobtrusive tactics of religious movements.
    Kucinskas, Jaime (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:4: 537-550.

    Provides examples of non-confrontational social movements pursuing religious change.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist; Catholic; Change; Social movement; Comunione e Liberazione; SHAS; Muslim Brotherhood; Feminism
  • Mobilizing Piety: Islam and Feminism in Indonesia.
    Salime, Zakia (2013)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Indonesia; Islam, Indonesia; Social movement; Feminism
  • Islamic Feminism in Kuwait: The Politics and Paradoxes.
    González, Alessandra L. (2013)
    New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

    Kuwaiti women are not jealous of western women; many choose to wear the veil and support Islamist politicians. They negotiate for progressive women's rights. They seek gender equality and respect their traditional religious culture.

    Associated Search Terms: Feminism; Islam, Kuwait; Politics, Kuwait; Women; Kuwait
  • Mobilizing Piety. Islam and Feminism in Indonesia.
    Rinaldo, Rachel (2013)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on intermittent, 2002-2010 participant observation & interviews with Muslim female activists in 4 organizations; some of the women were activists for women's rights, some for conservative Islamic regulations, some for both.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Indonesia; Islam, Indonesia; Feminism; Indonesia; Activists; Women; Activism; Participant observation
  • Safe and Risky Readings: Women's Spiritual Reading Practices.
    Llewellyn, Dawn (2012)
    In Mathew Guest and Elisabeth Arweck (eds.) Religion and Knowledge: Sociologial Perspectives. Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 165-180.

    Based on 2005-06 open-ended interviews in Great Britain, focusing on non-scriptural religious reading. Reading is sometimes safe & a form of withdrawal, but sometimes risky, challenging comfortable patterns. Feminist themes not found in scripture are a focus.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Feminism; Great Britain; Reading
  • Canadian women religious' negotiation of feminism and Catholicism.
    Gervais, Christine L.M. (2012)
    Sociology of Religion 73:4: 384-410.

    Based on interviews with 26 women religious from 8 religious communities in Ontario; describes a loyal opposition to a patriarchal church.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Canada; Canada, Ontario; Sisters; Orders/congregations; Feminism
  • The Underground Church. Nonviolent Resistance to the Vatican Empire.
    Kautzer, Kathleen (2012)
    Leiden: Brill.

    Studies Call to Action, Voice of the Faithful, DignityUSA, Corps of Reerve Priests United for Service, Catholic Organizations for Renewal, Women's Ordination Conference, Women's Ordination Worldwide, Women-Church Convergence, Women's Alliance for Theology, Ethics and Ritual, Catholics for a Free Choice, & underground parishes.

    Associated Search Terms: Underground church; Voice of the Faithful; Liberal; Feminism; Dignity; Catholic, U.S.A.; Call to Action
  • Warrior chicks: Youtful aging in a postfeminist prosperity discourse.
    Jenkins, Kathleen E., and Gerardo Marti (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:2: 241-256.

    Based on ethnographic field work & review of ministry literature, Hollywood.

    Associated Search Terms: Age; Discourse; Gender; Feminism; United States, California, Los Angeles; Prosperity Gospel, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Participant observation
  • The Men's Section: Orthodox Jewish Men in an Egalitarian World.
    Davidman, Lynn (2011)
    Waltham, Massachusetts: Brandeis University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Ambivalence; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Feminism; Gender traditionalism
  • Between Feminism and Islam. Human Rights and Sharia Law in Morocco.
    Salime, Zakia (2011)
    Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Sharia; Social movement; Morocco; Islam, Morocco; Feminism; Women
  • Complicating the "Clash of Civilizations": Gender and Politics in Contemporary Kuwait.
    González, Alessandra L., and Lubna Al-Kazi (2011)
    In Patrick Michel and Enzo Pace (eds.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Volume 2: Religion and Politics. Leiden: Brill, pp. 64-84.

    Analyzes 2007 questionnaire data from Kuwaiti undergraduate students. Religiosity & membership in a conservative denomination inversely predicts feminist views, but literalism positively predicts them.

    Associated Search Terms: Kuwait; Gender; Women; Students, undergraduate; Modernization; Politics, Kuwait; Denomination (organizational entity); Literalism; Islam, Kuwait; Feminism; Experience; Education; Salience
  • Gender Matters: Doing Feminist Research on Religion and Youth.
    Aune, Kristin, and Giselle Vincett (2010)
    In Sylvia Collins-Mayo and Pink Dandelion (eds.) Religion and Youth. Surrey, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 217-224.

    Provides background on the participatory & reflexive modalities of research on gender differences; describes a case study of Glasgow Christian youth.

    Associated Search Terms: Feminism; Great Britain, Scotland, Glasgow; Methodology
  • Globalization and Social Movements: Islamism, Feminism, and the Global Justice Movement.
    Moghadam, Valentine (2009)
    Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Islam; Feminism; Globalization
  • Chinese American Christian women of New England. Transformtion and continuity in inter-generational narratives of living in Christ.
    Muse, Erika A. (2009)
    In James S. Bielo (ed.) The Social Life of Scriptures. Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Biblicism. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 114-135.

    Biblical discourse is seen as both liberative & oppressive.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Gender role; Chinese Americans; Discourse; Feminism; Generations
  • Feminismo, nacionalismo, e a luta pelo significado do adé no Candomblé: ou, como Edison Cameiro e Ruth Landes inverteram o curso da história.
    Matory, J. Lorand (2008)
    Revista de Antropologia da USP 51:1: 107-121.

    Associated Search Terms: Nationalism; Landes, Ruth; Candomble; Carneiro, Edison; Feminism
  • Beyond the Nuclear Family? Familism and Gender Ideology in Diverse Religious Communities.
    Edgell, Penny, and Danielle Docka (2007)
    Sociological Forum 22: 26-51.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender; Familism; Feminism
  • Women, Religious Agency and the Politics of Vocation.
    Leming, Laura M. (2007)
    In Giuseppe Giordan (ed.) Vocation and Social Context. Leiden: Brill, pp. 153-176.

    Sees the politics over women's ordination as an aspect of politics over the role of women in the U.S. and India.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Comparative; Feminism; India; Vocation
  • Women, Gender and Feminism in the Sociology of Religion: Theory, Research and Social Action.
    Nason-Clark, Nancy, and Barbara Fisher-Townsend (2007)
    In Anthony J. Blasi (ed.) American Sociology of Religion. Histories (Religion and the Social Order 13). Leiden: Brill, pp. 203-221.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion, U.S.A.; Feminism; Women
  • "Not Us, But You Have Changed!" Discourses of Difference and Belonging among Haredi Women.
    Longman, Chia (2007)
    Social Compass 54:1: 77-95.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Orthodox, Belgium; Women; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Feminism; Discourse; Ba'alot teshuvah
  • Hare Krishna Transformed.
    Rochford, E. Burke, Jr. (2007)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Follow-up study of ISKON: scandal, conflict over acceptance of family life, conflict over role of women, & influx of Indian immigrants.

    Associated Search Terms: Feminism; Family; Generations; Indian Americans; Migrant; Education; Change; Hare Krishna; Women; Accommodation; Child abuse; Conflict; Stigma
  • Gender.
    Nason-Clark, Nancy, and Barbara Fisher-Townsend (2006)
    In Helen Rose Fuchs Ebaugh (ed.) Handbook of Religion and Social Institutions. New York: Springer, pp. 207-223.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender; Feminism; Sex; Spouse abuse
  • Gender, Religion, and Feminism: The case of Jewish Israeli Traditionalists.
    Yadgar, Yaacov (2006)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 45:3: 353-370.

    Based on open-ended interviews from Jewish traditionalists in Israel.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Israel; Israel; Feminism; Women; Jewish, Traditionalist
  • Journeys to the Goddess: Pilgrimage and Tourism in the New Age.
    Rountree, Kathryn (2006)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) On the Road to Being There. Studies in Pilgrimage and Tourism in Late Modernity. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, pp. 33-60.

    Focus on the meaning of pilgrimage to goddess worship visitation sites in Crete, Malta, & Turkey.

    Associated Search Terms: Anti-structure; Liminality; Feminism; Pilgrimage; Goddess; Communitas; Neopagan
  • Politics of Piety: The Islamic Revival and the Feminist Subject.
    Mahmood, Saba (2005)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Ethnography of a grassroots women's movement in the mosques of Cairo, Egypt.Based on 1995-97 field work with women who taught in mosques--previusly a male role.

    Associated Search Terms: Egypt, Cairo; Social movement; Islam, Egypt; Feminism; Ritual; Moral; Participant observation; Women; Foucault, Michel
  • Feminismo e islamismo en Marruecos.
    Ramirez, Angeles (2004)
    Revista internacional de sociologia 39: 9-33.

    Associated Search Terms: Feminism; Islam, Morocco; Morocco
  • Where are the Anti-Feminist Evangelicals?: Evangelical Identity, Subcultural Location, and Attitudes toward Feminism.
    Gallagher, Sally K. (2004)
    Gender & Society 18: 451-472.

    Associated Search Terms: Feminism; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • Embracing the Witch and the Goddess: Feminist Ritual-Makers in New Zealand.
    Rountree, Kathryn (2004)
    New York: Routeldge.

    Associated Search Terms: Feminism; Goddess; New Zealand; Witch
  • The Marginalization of Evangelical Feminism.
    Gallagher, Sally K. (2004)
    Sociology of Religion 65:3: 215-237.

    Shows distinctive theological & gender-relevant beliefs of Evangelicals in 1996 American survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Feminism; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Belief
  • Dis/location. Engaging Feminist Inquiry in the Sociology of Religion.
    Neitz, Mary Jo (2003)
    In Michele Dillon (ed.) Handbook of the Sociology of Religion. New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 276-293.

    Associated Search Terms: Feminism
  • Catholic Women Negotiate Feminism: A Research Note.
    Ecklund, Elaine Howard (2003)
    Sociology of Religion 64:4: 515-524.

    Based on interviews with 16 women in a parish.

    Associated Search Terms: Individualism; Feminism; Catholic
  • The Internal Popular Discourse of Israeli Haredi Women.
    Caplan, Kimmy (2003)
    Archvies de sciences sociales des religions 123: 77-101.

    Associated Search Terms: Feminism; Jewish, Haredi; Jewish, Israel; Israel
  • Evangelical Christian Women: War Stories in the Gender Battles.
    Ingersoll, Julie (2003)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Feminism; Women; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Christians for Biblical Equality
  • The Global-local Intersection of Feminism in Muslim Societies: The Cases of Iran and Azerbaijan.
    Tohidi, Nayereh (2002)
    Social Research 69:3: 851-887.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Azerbaidjan; Azerbaidjan; Iran; Islam, Iran; Feminism
  • The Pentecostal Gender Paradox: A Cautionary Tale for the Sociology of Religion.
    Martin, Bernice (2001)
    In Richard K. Fenn (ed.) The Blackwell Companion to Sociology of Religion. Oxford: Blackwell, pp. 52-66.

    Pentecostal religion covertly empowers women.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal; Women; Feminism
  • Feminism and the Sociology of Religion: From Gender-blindness to Gendered Differences.
    Woodhead, Linda (2001)
    In Richard K. Fenn (ed.) The Blackwell Companion to Sociology of Religion. Oxford: Blackwell, pp. 67-84.

    Associated Search Terms: Feminism; Sociology of religion; Women
  • Gender and Religious Work.
    Heyer-Gray, Zoey A. (2000)
    Sociology of Religion 61:4: 467-471. [Also in Nancy Nason-Clark and Mary Jo Neitz (eds.) Feminist Narratives and the Sociology of Religion. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, 2001, pp. 109-113]

    Preliminary observations of gendered work in several churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Feminism
  • Women and Clergywomen.
    Charlton, Joy (2000)
    Sociology of Religion 61:4: 419-424. [Also in Nancy Nason-Clark and Mary Jo Neitz (eds.) Feminit Narratives and the Sociology of Religion. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, 2001, pp. 53-58]

    Associated Search Terms: Feminism; Charlton, Joy
  • Studying Close to Home: The Intersection of Life and Work.
    Davidman, Lynn (2000)
    Sociology of Religion 61:4: 425-432. [Also in Nancy Nason-Clark and Mary Jo Neitz (eds.) Feminsit Narratives and the Sociology of Religion. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, 2001, pp. 59-66]

    Associated Search Terms: Feminism; Davidman, Lynn
  • Boundaries and Silences in a Post-Feminist Sociology.
    Becker, Penny Edgell (2000)
    Sociology of Religion 61:4: 399-408. [Also in nancy Nason-Clark and Mary Jo Neitz (eds.) Feminist Narratives and the Sociology of Religion. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, 2001, pp. 99-108]

    Associated Search Terms: Becker, Penny Edgell; Feminism
  • Personal Encounters with Sociology, Religion, and Issues of Gender.
    Sleep, Lenora (2000)
    Sociology of Religion 61:4: 473-477. [Also in Nancy Nason-Clark and Mary Jo Neitz (eds.) Feminist Narratives and the Sociology of Religion. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, 2001, pp. 133-137]

    Associated Search Terms: Sleep, Lenora; Feminism
  • Women's Spirituality Research: Doing Feminism.
    Foltz, Tanice G. (2000)
    Sociology of Religion 61:4: 409-418

    Associated Search Terms: Foltz, Tanice G.; Feminism
  • Hidden Truths and Cultures of Secrecy: Reflections on Gender and Ethnicity in the Study of Religion.
    Jacobs, Janet Liebman (2000)
    Sociology of Religion 61:4: 433-441. [Also in nancy Nason-Clark and Mry Jo Neitz (eds.) Faminist Narratives and the Sociology of Religion. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, 2001, pp. 67-75]

    Associated Search Terms: Jacobs, Janet Liebman; Feminism; Ethnic
  • Mother Mary: The (Re)construction of a Female Icon.
    Spencer-Arsenault, Michelle (2000)
    Sociology of Religion 61:4: 479-483. [Also in Nancy Nason-Clark and Mary Jo Neitz (eds.)] Feminist Narratives and the Sociology of Religion. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, 2001, pp. 127-131.

    Associated Search Terms: Spencer-Arsenault, Michelle; Ritual; Marian; Feminism
  • Women Clergy Research and the Sociology of Religion.
    Lummis, Adair T., and Paula D. Nesbitt (2000)
    Sociology of Religion 61:4: 443-453. [Also in Nancy Nason-Clark and Mary Jo Neitz (eds.) Feminsit Narratives and the Sociology of Religion. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, 2001, pp. 77-87]

    Associated Search Terms: Lummis, Adair T.; Feminism; Nesbitt, Paula D.
  • Sifting through Tradition: The Creation of Jewish Feminist Identities.
    Dufour, Lynn Resnick (2000)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 39:1: 90-106.

    Based on interviews with 16 Jewish feminist women. Sees a cafeteria approach to both Jewish religious & feminist identities.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Feminism; Jewish, U.S.A.
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