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  • Without God yet not without nuance: A qualitative study of atheism and non-religion among Scottish university students.
    Cotter, Christopher R. (2015)
    In Lori G. Beaman and Steven Tomlins (eds.) Atheist Identities: Spaces and Social Contexts. New York: Springer, pp. 171-193.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, Great Britain; Great Britain, Scotland; Students, undergraduate
  • Right business, right consumption: Controlling commodification and guiding consumption in a Tibetan Buddhist organization in Scotland.
    McKenzie, John S. (2015)
    Social Compass 62:4: 598-614.

    Based on 2004 & 2009 participant observation & interviews in several sites in Scotland. The Tibetan Buddhist organization, Rokpa International, managed its adaptation to consumer culture in Scotland by controlling commodification and guiding consumption by practitioners.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Scotland; Adaptation; Commodification; Consumerism; Buddhist, Tibetan, Great Britain; Participant observation
  • Toward religious polarization? Time effects on religious commitment in U.S., UK, and Canadian regions.
    Wilkins-Laflamme, Sarah (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:2: 284-308.

    Presents 1985-2010 General Social Survey (U.S.A. & Canada), Scottish, British, & Northern Ireland Social Attitudes Survey, & Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Scotland; Great Britain, Wales; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Great Britain, England; Canada, regions; Membership; United States, regions
  • 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; Weber, Max; Motive; Foucault, Michel; Great Britain, Scotland
  • Buddha for sale! The commoditisation of Tibetan Buddhism in Scotland.
    McKenzie, John S. (2013)
    In François Gauthier and T. Martikainen (eds.) Religion in Consumer Culture. Surrey: Ashgate, pp. 159-173.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Scotland; Buddhist, Tibetan, Great Britain; Commodification
  • Keeping it real!: Constructing and maintaining traditional authenticity in a Tibetan Buddhist organisation in Scotland.
    McKenzie, John S. (2011)
    Sociological Research Online 3:16.

    Associated Search Terms: Authenticity; Great Britain, Scotland; Buddhist, Tibetan, Great Britain
  • 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: Methodology; Great Britain, Scotland, Glasgow; Feminism
  • Gangs, Sectarianism and Social Capital: A Qualitative Study of Young People in Scotland.
    Deuchar, Ross J., and Chris Holligan (2010)
    Sociology 44:1: 13-30.

    Focus group data fail to make it clear that sectarianism is a factor in territorial boy groups.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Gang; Great Britain, Scotland, Glasgow; Sectarianism
  • Displacing Religion, Disarming Law: Situating Quaker Spirituality in the "Trident Three" Case.
    Smith, Lisa Ann, and Lori G. Beaman (2010)
    Social Compass 57:4: 503-520.

    Based on a Scottish court case concerned with civil disobedience.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Scotland; Peace/war; Discourse; Activism
  • Spirituality in Scotland.
    Stoddart, Eric (2006)
    Implicit Religion 9:3: 283-304.

    Reports data from the 2001 Scottish Social Attitudes Survey; uses scales for spirituality, spiritual practices, & spiritual awareness.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Scotland
  • Religion, Social Mobility and Education in Scotland.
    Paterson, Lindsay, and Cristina Iannelli (2006)
    British Journal of Sociology 57:3: 353-377.

    Based on 2001 Scottish Household Survey data; Catholic & Protestant status in Scotland, formerly having a Protestant advantage, is converging because of the availability of public education.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Great Britain; Education; Great Britain, Scotland; Protestant, Great Britain; Stratification
  • Religious Decline in Scotland: New Evidence on Timing and Spatial Patterns.
    Voas, David (2006)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 45:1: 107-118.

    Based on the 2001 Census; denominations lost most where they were not strong to begin with.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Pluralism; Secularization; Great Britain, Scotland; Ecology
  • Religious Involvement, Conventional Christian, and Unconventional Nonmaterialist Beliefs.
    Glendinning, Tony (2006)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 45:4: 585-595.

    Analyzes 2001 Scottish survey data; adherence to unconventional nonmaterialist beliefs correlates with Christian belief, especially among non-attenders.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Great Britain, Scotland; Conventionality; Astrology; Fatalism; Belief
  • "Experiencing" Alpha: Finding and Embodying the Spirit and Being Transformed--Empowerment and Control in a ("Charismatic") Christian Worldview.
    Watling, Tony (2005)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 20:1: 91-108.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Socialization; Pentecostal, Great Britain; Great Britain, Scotland
  • The Sectarian Myth in Scotland: Of Bitter Memory and Bigotry.
    Rosie, Michael (2004)
    New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

    Finds Scottish society has less religious conflict than is sometimes thought.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Scotland; Protestant, Great Britain; Catholic, Great Britain; Tolerance
  • Is Going to Church Good or Bad for You? Denomination, Attendance, and Mental Health of Children in West Scotland.
    Abbotts, Joanne E., Rory G.A. Williams, Helen N. Sweeting, and Patrick B. West (2004)
    Social Science and Medicine 58: 645-656.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Children; Denomination (organizational entity); Great Britain, Scotland; Mental health
  • Religious Beliefs and Differences.
    Bruce, Steve, and Tony Glendinning (2003)
    In Catherine Bromley et al. (eds.) Devolution: Scottish Answers to Scottish Questions. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, pp. 86-115.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Scotland
  • The Hemorrhage of Faith? Opinion Polls as Sources for Religious Practices, Beliefs and Attitudes in Scotland since the 1970s.
    Field, Clive D. (2001)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 16:2: 157-175.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Belief; Great Britain, Scotland
  • The Political Activities of Reformed Clergy in the United States and Scotland.
    Penning, James M., and Corwin E. Smidt (2000)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 39:2: 204-219.

    Analyzes 1997 (U.S.A.) & '98 (Scotland) questionnaire data from clergy samples; more orthodox clergy are as politically active as modernists.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of Scotland; Politics, Great Britain; Clergy; Activism; Christian Reformed Church; Politics, U.S.A.; United States; Great Britain, Scotland; Comparative; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Reformed Church in America
  • Ethnic and Religious Identity in Modern Scotland. Culture, Politics, and Football.
    Bradley, Joseph M. (1995)
    Altershot, U.K.: Avebury.

    Associated Search Terms: Sport; Great Britain, Scotland; Identity; Nationalism; Anti-Catholicism
  • Control and Responsibility: Moral and Religious Issues in Lay Health Accounts.
    Mullen, Kenneth (1994)
    Sociological Review 42:3: 414-437.

    Based on interviews with Glasgow males aged 30-49; finds active & fatalist dimensions in the thinking on health issues, active being personal, social, religious.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Medical; Great Britain, Scotland, Glasgow
  • Les églises britanniques et l'Europe.
    Davie, Grace (1993)
    In Gilbert Vincent and Jean-Paul Willaime (eds.) Religions et transformations de l'Europe. Strasbourg: Presses Universitaires de Strasbourg, pp. 331-341.

    Associated Search Terms: England; Great Britain, Scotland; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Great Britain, Wales; Great Britain; Great Britain, England
  • Protestantism and Politics in Scotland and Ulster.
    Bruce, Steve (1986)
    In Jeffrey K. Hadden and Anson Shupe (eds.), Prophetic Religions and Politics. (Religion and the Political Order, Volume One). New York: paragon House, pp. 410-429.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, Great Britain; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Politics, Great Britain; Great Britain, Scotland
  • A House Divided: Protestant Schisms and the Rise of Religious Tolerance.
    Bruce, Steve (1986)
    Sociological Analysis 47:1: 21-28.

    Historical sociology of Calvinist developments in Scotland.

    Associated Search Terms: Tolerance; Church of Scotland; Great Britain, Scotland; Schism
  • No Pope of Rome. Militant Protestantism in Modern Scotland.
    Bruce, Steve (1985)
    Edinburgh: Mainstream Publishing.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; Great Britain, Scotland; Prejudice, anti-Catholic
  • Scottish Capitalism and Weber's Protestant Ethic Theses.
    Dickson, Tony, and Hugh V. McLachlan (1984)
    Sociology 17:4: 560-568. Reply by Gordon Marshall 17:4: 569-573.

    Criticizes the evidentiary foundation used by Gordon Marshall in his book, In Search of the Spirit of Capitalism (1982) for concluding that Scotland illustrates the Protestant Ethic thesis.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Scotland; Protestant Ethic
  • Ideology and Isolation: A Failed Scots Protestant Movement.
    Bruce, Steve (1983)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 28/56:1: 147-159.

    Compares the movement of J. Class in Scotland & Ian Paisley in Northern Ireland; Glass rejected all other Protestant organizations & hence failed for a lack of alliances.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Scotland; Protestant, Great Britain; Great Britain, Northern Ireland
  • Experience and Enlightenment. Socialization for Cultural Change in Eighteenth-Century Scotland.
    Camic, Charles (1983)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Early chapters provide an account of 18th century Scottish Calvinist culture.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Particularism; Great Britain, Scotland; Reformation; Calvinist, Scotland
  • Social Change and Collective Behaviour: the Revival in Eighteenth Century Ross-Shire.
    Bruce, Steve (1983)
    British Journal of Sociology 34:4: 554-572.

    Applies a non-reductive, social construction model to an Evangelical conversion movement in 19th century Ross-shire, Scotland.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Sociology of knowledge; Social construction of reality; Evangelical, Great Britain; Great Britain, Scotland, Ross-shire; Social movement
  • The Dark Side of the Weber Thesis: The Case of Scotland.
    Marshall, Gordon (1980)
    British Journal of Sociology 31:3: 419-440.

    Counters the critique of the Protestant Ethic thesis that would see the slow economic development of Scotland as a case contradicting Weber's proposal.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Great Britain, Scotland
  • Presbyteries and Profits: Calvinism and the Development of Capitalism in Scotland, 1560-1707.
    Marshall, Gordon (1980)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Great Britain, Scotland; Historical
  • Religion and Social Class. The Disruption Years in Aberdeen.
    MacLaren, A. Allan (1974)
    London: Routledge & Kegan Paul.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Scotland, Aberdeen; Stratification
  • Social Change and the Church of Scotland.
    Maxwell-Arnot, Madeleine (1974)
    In Michael Hill (ed.) A Sociological Yearbook of Religion in Britain 7. London: SCM, pp. 91-110.

    Examines the Church of Scotland as an instance of institutional adaptation.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Scotland; Change; Vocation; Church of Scotland
  • The Church in the Community: A Study of Patterns of Religious Adherence in a Scottish Burgh.
    Panton, Kenneth J. (1973)
    Sociological Yearbook of Religion in Britain 6: 183-206.

    Analyzes 1969 survey data from Alloa, Scotland; focuses on church membership & social class.

    Associated Search Terms: Membership; Community study; Great Britain, Scotland, Alloa; Stratification
  • Great Britain: Scotland.
    Highet, John (1972)
    In Hans Mol (ed.), Western Religion. A Country by Country Inquiry. The Hague: Mouton, pp. 249-269.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Scotland
  • The Catholic Apostolic Church: A Study in Diffused Commitment.
    Jones, Robert Kenneth (1972)
    Sociological Yearbook of Religion in Britain 5: 137-160.

    Applies Smelser's theory of collective behavior to account for the emergence & development of the Irvingite movement in 19th century Scotland.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic Apostolic Church (Irvingite); Great Britain, Scotland; Social movement; Historical
  • Concepts of Church Membership.
    Sissons, Peter L. (1971)
    In Michael Hill (ed.) A Sociological Yearbook of Religion in Britain 4. London: SCM Press, pp. 62-83.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Catholic & Church of Scotland lay leaders in a Scottish town; focuses on attitudes, beliefs, & practices.

    Associated Search Terms: Membership; Church of Scotland; Catholic, Great Britain; Identity; Great Britain, Scotland; Stratification
  • Religion and Voting: A Critical Review and New Analysis.
    Bochel, J.M., and D.T. Denver (1970)
    Political Studies 18:2: 205-209.

    analyzes 1968 survey data from Dundee; sees the churched population more politically active than others.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Dundee; Social participation; Catholic, Great Britain; Politics, Great Britain; Church of Scotland
  • The Health of the Clergy. A Review of Demographic Literature.
    King, Haitung, and John C. Bailar, III (1969)
    Demography 1: 27-43.

    Reviews literature on clergy in Great Britain, U.S.A., Switzerland, & the city of Paris; some data are from the 19th century.

    Associated Search Terms: Demography; Great Britain, Scotland; Great Britain, England; Mortality; France, Paris; Medical; Great Britain, Wales; Clergy; United States
  • Trend Report on the Sociology of Religion in Scotland.
    Highet, John (1966)
    Social Compass 13:4: 343-348.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Scotland; Sociology of religion
  • A Review of Scottish Socio-religious Literature.
    Highet, John (1964)
    Social compass 11:3/4: 21-24.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion; Great Britain, Scotland
  • The Scottish Churches: A Review of their State 400 Years After the Reformation.
    Highet, John (1960)
    London: Sheffington & Son.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Scotland; Protestant, Great Britain
  • The Protestant Churches of Scotland: A Review of Membership, Evangelistic Activities and Other Aspects.
    Highet, John (1959)
    Archives de sociologie de religions 8: 97-104.

    Associated Search Terms: Membership; Protestant, Great Britain; Great Britain, Scotland
  • Scottish Religious Adherence.
    Highet, John (1953)
    British Journal of Sociology 4:2: 142-159.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Scotland; Membership
  • The Churches in Scotland Today: A Survey of their Principles, Strength, Work and Statements.
    Highet, John (1950)
    Glasgow: Jackson & Son.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Scotland
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