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  • Religious vs secular nationhood: "Multiple secularities" in post-Soviet Armenia.
    Burchardt, Marian, and Hovhannes Hovhannisyan (2016)
    Social Compass 63:4: 427-443.

    Analyzes post-Soviet Armenian history in terms of multiple secularities and cultural defense (resistance against secularization).

    Associated Search Terms: NGO; National religions; Cultural defense; War; State; Security; Pluralism; Nationalism; Armenian Apostolic Church, Armenia; Armenia; Secularization; Martin, David A.; Boundary maintenance; Education; Identity, national; Integration (national); Historical; Freedom of religion
  • Managing religion and the judicialization of religious freedom.
    Richardson, James T. (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:1: 1-19.

    General overview with cases from several nations.

    Associated Search Terms: Law; Freedom of religion; State
  • A struggle over religious rights? How Muslim minorities and natives view the accommodation of religion in six European countries.
    Caol, Sarah, Marc Helbling, and Ines Michalowski (2015)
    Social Forces 94:2: 647-671

    Associated Search Terms: Europe; Freedom of religion; Islam, Europe
  • The societal and legal impact of free exercise guarantees: Findings from quantitative research.
    Martin, Robert R., and Roger Finke (2014)
    In Allen D. Hertzke (ed.) Religious Freedom in America: Constitutional Roots and Contemporary Challenges. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, pp. 91-116.

    Associated Search Terms: Freedom of religion
  • Ensuring liberties: Understanding state restrictions on religious freedoms.
    Finke, Roger, and Robert R. Martin (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:4: 687-705.

    Analyzes statistics based on coding U.S. Dept. of State reports on various nations' religious freedom records. Absence of independent judiciaries predicts limitations on religious freedom.

    Associated Search Terms: State; Freedom of religion
  • Laws of general application: The retreat from multiculturalism and its implications for religious freedom.
    Beaman, Lori G. (2014)
    In Sonia Sikka and Lori G. Beaman (eds.) Multicultualism and Religious Identity: Canada and India. Montreal: McGill-queens University Press, pp. 236-252.

    Associated Search Terms: Multiculturalism; Diversity; Canada; Pluralism; Freedom of religion
  • New Communities of Worship: Continuities and Mutations among Religious Organizations in Finland.
    Ketola, Kimmo, Tuomas Martikainen, and Hanna Salomäki (2014)
    Social Compass 61:2: 153-171.

    An update on religion in Finland, highlighting the dialectic between community & freedom. Comment by Lene Kühle, pp. 172-177.

    Associated Search Terms: Lutheran, Finland; Yoga, Finland; Freedom; Community; Finland
  • The role of the courts in the social cosntruction of religious freedom in Central and Eastern Europe.
    Richardson, James T., and Brian Lee (2014)
    Review of Eastern and Central European Law 39: 291-313.

    Associated Search Terms: Law; Freedom of religion; Social construction of reality; Europe
  • Deprivileging religion in a post-Westphalian state: Shadow establishment, organization, spirituality and freedom in Canada.
    Beyer, Peter F. (2013)
    In W. Sullivan and L. Beaman (eds.) Varieties of Establishment. Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate, pp. 75-91.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada; Freedom of religion; State
  • Origins and consequences of religious freedoms: A global overview.
    Finke, Roger (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 74:3: 297-313.

    Reviews motives & other factors in the state regulation of religions; conflict often results from restriction & persecution.

    Associated Search Terms: Freedom of religion; State; Minority; Conflict; Persecution
  • Dynamic contestation over Islamic religious rights in Western Europe.
    Carol, Sarah, and Ruud Koopmans (2013)
    Ethncities 13:2: 165-190.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe, western; Freedom of religion; Islam, Europe
  • Battles over symbols: The "religion" of the minority versus the "culture" of the majority.
    Beaman, Lori G. (2012)
    Journal of Law and Religion 28:1: 67-104.

    Associated Search Terms: Freedom of religion; Minority
  • Beyond reasonable accommodation: The case of Australia.
    Bouma, Gary D. (2012)
    In Lori Beaman (ed.) Reasonable Accommodation: Managing Religious Diversity. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, pp. 139-164.

    Associated Search Terms: Freedom of religion; State; Australia
  • The Genres of Religious Freedom: Creating Discourses on Religion at the State Department.
    Moore, Rick (2011)
    In Barbara Jones Denison (ed.) History, Time, Meaning, and Memory. Ideas for the Sociology of Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 223-253.

    Analysis of the forms of discourse employed by the U.S. Department of State in its annual report on religious freedom in the countries of the world, and violations against that freedom.

    Associated Search Terms: Freedom of religion; Discourse
  • The Price of Freedom Denied: Religious Persecution and Conflict in the Twenty-first Century.
    Grim, Brian J., and Roger Finke (2011)
    New York: Cambridge University Press.

    International data suggest limitations on religion lead to conflict.

    Associated Search Terms: Regulation; Conflict; Pluralism; Persecution; Freedom of religion
  • The Protestant House Church and Its Poverty of Rights in China.
    Hong, Zhaohui (2011)
    In Patrick Michel and Enzo Pace (eds.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Volume 2: Religion and Politics. Leiden: Brill, pp. 160-176.

    Describes the legal dilemmas of unofficial Protestant churches in China, termed a "poverty of rights."

    Associated Search Terms: China; Freedom; House church; Protestant, China; State
  • Rethinking the Role of the Catholic Church in Building Civil Society in Contemporary China: The Case of Wenzhou Diocese.
    Chan, Shn-hing (2011)
    In Patrick Michel and Enzo Pace (eds.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Volume 2: Religion and Politics. Leiden: Brill, pp. 177-193.

    Based on a limited number of 2007 & 2009 interviews. Describes boundaries between government & church, & within the church. Argues that the church is a part of civil society.

    Associated Search Terms: China, Zhejiang Province, Wenzhou; Catholic, China; Freedom of religion
  • Laïcité au Canada. Liberté de conscience et exigence d'égalité.
    Milot, Micheline (2009)
    Archives de Sciences Sociales des Religions 146: 9-16.

    Associated Search Terms: Laïcité; Canada; Freedom of religion
  • Laïcité, liberté de religion, État laïque. Les étapes de la laïcisation cubaine.
    Ramírez Calzadilla, Jorge (2009)
    Archives de Sciences Sociales des Religions 146: 157-182.

    Associated Search Terms: Cuba; Freedom of religion; State; Laïcité
  • Cuba, laïcité, liberté de religion, Etat laïque.
    Calzadilla, Jorge Ramirez (2009)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 146: 157-182.

    Associated Search Terms: Cuba; State; Laïcité; Freedom of religion
  • Secularism and coercive freedoms.
    Beckford, James A. (2008)
    British Journal of Sociology 59:1:41-45.

    Associated Search Terms: Freedom of religion; Freedom; Secularism
  • The European Court of Human Rights, Minority Religions, and the Social Construction of Religious Freedom.
    Richardson, James T., and Jennifer Shoemaker (2008)
    In Eileen Barker (ed.) The Centrality of Religion in Social Life. Essays in Honour of James A. Beckford. Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 103-116.

    The European Court of Human Rights has become an important guarantor of religious freedom. Explores whether the Court has a double standard, ruling against governments more often when they are not part of the original European Union but members that joined later.

    Associated Search Terms: Law; Freedom of religion; Europe
  • Religion, Law, and Human Rights.
    Richardson, James T. (2007)
    In Peter Beyer and Lori Beaman (eds.) Globalization, Religion, and Culture. Boston: Brill, pp. 409-430.

    Associated Search Terms: Law; Freedom of religion
  • The Professionalization of Faculty at Religious Colleges and Universities.
    Parker, James, Michael Beaty, F. Carson Mencken, and Larry Lyon (2007)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 46:1: 87-100.

    Based on survey data from faculty at 6 religiously-sponsored institutions. Faculty favor considering religion in hires, but also favor academic freedom of those hired.

    Associated Search Terms: University; Academic freedom; Professor; Education
  • The Sociology of Religious Freedom: A Structural and Socio-legal Analysis.
    Richardson, James T. (2006)
    Sociology of Religion 67:3: 271-294.

    Associated Search Terms: Freedom; Law; Pluralism
  • Religion, Constitutional Courts, and Democracy in Former Communist Countries.
    Richardson, James T. (2006)
    Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 603: 129-139,

    Associated Search Terms: State; Law; Freedom of religion
  • China's religious freedom policy: The art of managing religious activity.
    Leung, Beatrice (2005)
    China Quarterly 194:4: 894-913.

    Associated Search Terms: Freedom of religion; State; China
  • The state of freedom in Russia: A regional analysis of freedom of religion, media and market.
    Marsh, Christopher, and Paul Froese (2004)
    Religion, State, and Society 32:2: 137-149.

    Associated Search Terms: Russia; Freedom of religion
  • And the Wisdom to Know the Difference? Freedom, Control and the Sociology of Religion.
    Barker, Eileen (2003)
    Sociology of Religion 64:3: 285-307.

    Associated Search Terms: Freedom
  • Notes on the Contemporary Peril to Religious Freedom.
    Robbins, Thomas L. (2003)
    In James A. Beckford and James T. Richardson (eds.) Challenging Religion: Essays in Honour of Eileen Barker. London: Routledge, pp. 71-81.

    Associated Search Terms: Freedom of religion
  • The protection of minority religions in Eastern Europe.
    Barker, Eileen (2002)
    In Peter Danchin and Elizabeth Cole (eds.) Protecting Human Rights of Religious Minorities in Eastern Europe. New York: Columbia University Press, pp. 58-86.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe, eastern; Freedom of religion; Minority
  • O fim da religião: dilemas da Liberdade religiosa no Brasil e na França.
    Giumbelli, Emerson (2002)
    São Paulo: Attar.

    Associated Search Terms: State; Laïcité; Freedom of religion; France
  • Religions in Global Civil Society.
    Thomas, George M. (2001)
    Sociology of Religion 62:4: 515-533.

    Associated Search Terms: Freedom; Conversion; Proselytizing; Global
  • Tensions, Religious Freedom, and the Courts: The Seventh-Day Adventist Experience.
    Lawson, Ronald (2001)
    In Paula D. Nesbitt (ed.) Religion and Social Policy. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 73-92.

    Associated Search Terms: Freedom; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Law
  • Sociology and New Religions: 'Brainwashing,' the Courts and Religious Freedom.
    Richardson, James T. (1996)
    In Pamela J. Jenkins and Steve Kroll-Smith (eds.) Witnessing for Sociology: Sociologists in Court. Westport, Connecticut: Praeger, pp. 115-134.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Law; Freedom of religion; Brainwashing
  • Minority Religions and Religious Freedom, and the New Pan-european Parliamentary and Judicial Institutions.
    Richardson, James T. (1995)
    Journal of Church and State 37: 39-59.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe; Freedom of religion
  • New Religions and Religious Freedom in Eastern and Central Europe: A Sociological Analysis.
    Richardson, James T. (1995)
    In Irena Borowik and Grzegorz Babinski (eds.) New Religious Phenomena in Central and Eastern Europe. Krakow: Nomos, pp. 257-282.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe, eastern; Europe, central; New religions; Freedom of religion
  • Paradoxes of Freedom and Regulation: The Case of New Religious Movements in Britain and America.
    Wallis, Roy (1988)
    Sociological Analysis 48:4: 355-371.

    The U.S. has institutionalized greater freedom of religion than has U.K., but this allowed a greater abuse of it & hence elicited a stronger anti-cult movement ready to use the power of the state against the new religions.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Freedom; Comparative; State; Anti-cult movement; New religions; Great Britain
  • Freedom, Love, and Community: An Outline of a Theory.
    Hillery, George A., Jr. (1981)
    In Thomas Robbins and Dick Anthony (eds.), In Gods We Trust. New Patterns of Religious Pluralism in America. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, pp. 303-325.

    Compares monasteries & other residential institutions.

    Associated Search Terms: Freedom; Commune; Monasticism
  • Freedom and Monastery Life.
    Dudley, Charles J., and George A. Hillery, Jr. (1979)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 18:1: 18-28.

    Based on 1967-78 participant observation & interview data, & 1970-76 questionnaire data, from 5 American Trappist monasteries; focuses on types of freedom, alienation, cohesion, & deprivation of freedom.

    Associated Search Terms: Freedom; Monasticism; Cistercian; Alienation
  • Toward a Sociology of Freedom.
    Hillery, George A., Jr., Charles J. Dudley, and Paula C. Morrow (1977)
    Social Forces 55:3: 685-700.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from residents of 2 monasteries, 3 communes, 4 cooperative houses, 2 boarding schools, & 4 university dormitories; focuses on the meaning of freedom as portrayed with factor analytic dimensions.

    Associated Search Terms: Commune; Monasticism; Freedom; Factor analysis
  • Authority and Freedom in the Church: Tension, Balance and Contradiction. A Historical-sociological View.
    O'Dea, Thomas F. (1971)
    Jurist 31:1: 223-249.

    Associated Search Terms: Freedom; Authority
  • Secularization, Incorporation and Social Relations.
    Hammond, Phillip E. (1966)
    American Journal of Sociology 72:2: 188-194.

    Examines 56 U.S. Protestant colleges in the 1950s; most faculty in secular high quality & sacred low quality schools expected administrative support in any academic freedom dispute, but only half in sacred high quality & secular low quality expected such.

    Associated Search Terms: Academic freedom; Conflict; Professor; Secularization; Education; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • Study of Discrimination in the Matter of Religious Rights and Practices./Étude des Mesures Discriminatorires dans le Domaine de la Lierté de Religion et des Pratiques Religieuses.
    Krishnaswami, Arcot (1959)
    New York: United Nations. [French, 1960]

    Associated Search Terms: Freedom of religion
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