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  • Secularization Patterns in the Old Paradigm.
    Goldstein, Warren S. (2009)
    Sociology of Religion 70:2: 157-178.

    Critique of "old paradigm" secularization is misguided since the paradigm did not speak of a linear process; favors a dialectical model.

    Associated Search Terms: Wilson, Bryan R.; Luhmann, Niklas; Fenn, Richard K.; Martin, David A.; Parsons, Talcott; Dialectic; Berger, Peter L.; Bellah, Robert N.; Luckmann, Thomas; Secularization
  • The Secularization Paradigm: A Systematization.
    Tschannen, Olivier (1991)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 30:4: 395-415.

    Reviews literature on secularization; shows differentiation, rationalization, & worldliness included in all paradigms; others: autonomization, privatization, generalization, pluralism, world view decline.

    Associated Search Terms: Bellah, Robert N.; Parsons, Talcott; Fenn, Richard K.; Martin, David A.; Wilson, Bryan R.; Berger, Peter L.; Luckmann, Thomas; Pluralism; Privatization; Rationalization; Differentiation; Secularization
  • Religion and Advanced Industrial Society.
    Beckford, James A. (1989)
    London: Unwin Hyman.

    Critique of the presuppositions of the sociology of religion that are predicated on industrial, not advanced industrial, society.

    Associated Search Terms: Gramsci, Antonio; Privatization; Rationalization; Systems theory; Functionalism; Economic; World system; Differentiation; Foucault, Michel; Luckmann, Thomas; Fenn, Richard K.; Secularization; Marxian; Weber, Max; Robertson, Roland; Wilson, Bryan R.; Berger, Peter L.; Troeltsch, Ernst; Parsons, Talcott; Bellah, Robert N.; Luhmann, Niklas; Marxism; Bell, Daniel; Durkheim, Émile
  • Civil Religion, Technocracy, and the Private Sphere: Further Comments on Cultural Integration in Advanced Societies.
    Stauffer, Robert E. (1973)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 12:4: 415-425.

    Contrasts the civil religion & privatization models, as the latter is represented by Fenn & Luckmann.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil religion; Luckmann, Thomas; Fenn, Richard K.; Functionalism; Integration (cultural); Privatization
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