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  • Diversity as neoliberal governmentality: Towards a new sociological genealogy of religion.
    Burchardt, Marian (2017)
    Social Compass 64:2: 180-193.

    Religious diversity is a form of governmentality that is both engendered by and enables secular neocapitalist governmentality.

    Associated Search Terms: Foucault, Michel; Capitalism; Diversity; Governmentality; Modernization; Pluralism
  • Female Muslim subjectivity in the secular public sphere: Hijab and ritual prayer as "technologies of the self."
    Topal, Semiha (2017)
    Social Compass 64:4: 582-596.

    Based on 20 interviews in Turkey. Analyzes practices as "technologies of the self" as described by Foucault, which form, rather than merely express, an identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Foucault, Michel; Islam, Turkey; Women; Turkey; Self; Clothing; Identity; Practice
  • The Missionary, the Catechist and the Hunter: Foucault, Protestantism and Colonialism.
    Peterson, Christina (2014)
    Boston: Brill Academic.

    Associated Search Terms: Colonialism; Greenland; Native peoples, North America; Missions, Greenland; Foucault, Michel
  • Using Weber and Foucault to understand the evolution of motives in a Tibetan Buddhist organisation in Scotland.
    McKenzie, John S. (2014)
    Culture and Religion 15:1: 100-117.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Tibetan, Great Britain; Foucault, Michel; Great Britain, Scotland; Motive; Weber, Max
  • Orientalists, Islamists and the Global Public Sphere. A Genealogy of the Modern Essentialist Image of Islam.
    Jung, Dietrich (2011)
    Sheffield: Equinox

    Traces the emergence of the view that Islam is a static all-encompassing, "essentialist" system from the modern Protestant view of traditional religion into the early Islamic scholars & Islamic activists.

    Associated Search Terms: Orientalism; Said, Edward; Islamic studies; Smith, W. Robertson; Islam; Foucault, Michel; Durkheim, Émile; Weber, Max
  • Godless Intellectuals? The Intellectual Pursuit of the Sacred Reinvented.
    Riley, Alexander Tristan (2010)
    Oxford, U.K.: Berghahn Books.

    Associated Search Terms: Post-structuralism; Sacred/profane; Evil; Année sociologique; Baudrillard, Jean; Durkheim, Émile; Foucault, Michel; Hertz, Robert; Hubert, Henri; Post-structuralism; Sacred
  • Religion in the Works of Habermas, Bourdieu, and Foucault.
    Furseth, Inger (2009)
    In Peter B. Clarke (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Religion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 98-115.

    Explains the relevance of the 3 thinkers, who rarely studied religion, to the sociology of religion-e.g. the power & rights impicitly limited or furthered in religious symbols & discourse.

    Associated Search Terms: Foucault, Michel; Discourse; Bourdieu, Pierre; Habermas, Jürgen; Symbol
  • 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
  • Witchcraft, Genealogy, Foucault.
    Russell, Steven (2001)
    British Journal of Sociology 52:1: 121-137.

    Analyzes witch trials, using Foucault's method.

    Associated Search Terms: Foucault, Michel; Witch
  • Foucault and Religion: Spiritual Corporality and Political Spirituality.
    Carrette, Jeremy R. (2000)
    London: Routledge.

    Associated Search Terms: Foucault, Michel
  • Geneaologies of Religion. Discipline and Reasons of Power in Christianity and Islam.
    Asad, Talal (1993)
    Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

    Argues against a transhistorical definition of religion. Describes origins of anthropologists' concepts of religion, ritual, inquisitorial torture, & penance. Sees obedience as crucial in medieval Christian monasticism. Culture is analogous to referents, not text. Discusses public criticism in Islamic Saudi Arabia.

    Associated Search Terms: Definition of religion; Torture; Geertz, Clifford; Saudi Arabia; Ritual; Penance; Obedience; Monasticism; Methodology; Law; Islam, Saudi Arabia; Foucault, Michel; Catholic, medieval; Historical
  • 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
  • L'Execice du Pouvoir dans l'Église Actuelle à Travers les Théories Sociales du Pouvoir: Max Weber, Michel Foucault, Hannah Arendt.
    Gabriel, Karl (1988)
    Concilium 217: 45-56.

    Associated Search Terms: Foucault, Michel; Arendt, Hannah; Weber, Max; Power
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