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  • Les liaisons surnaturelles. Une anthropologie du médiumnisme dans l'Islande contemporaine.
    Pons, Christophe (2011)
    Paris: Editions CNRS.

    Associated Search Terms: Iceland; Medium
  • Religion and state in Iceland.
    Petursson, Petur (2011)
    Nordic Journal of Religion and Society 24:2: 189-204.

    Associated Search Terms: Iceland; State
  • Religion: soutien divin et tension psychologique.
    Sigfusdottir, Inga Dora, Thorolfur Thorlindsson, and Thoroddur Bjarnason (2007)
    Social Compass 54:3: 473-492.

    Analyzes 1997 questionnaire data from Icelandic secondary school students. Belief that God is a support reduces delinquency among adolescents who are under the strain of family conflict.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Delinquency; Deviance/social control; Iceland; Belief
  • Membership of Nordic 'National' Churches as a 'Civil Religious' Phenomenon.
    Sundback, Susan (2007)
    Implicit Religion 10:3: 262-280.

    Factor analysis of 2000 European Values Study data to identify elements of a civil religion in 4 Nordic nations.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden; Factor analysis; Civil religion; Denmark; Finland; Iceland
  • The Ghosts of Iceland.
    Anderson, Robert (2005)
    Belmont, California: Wadsworth/Thomson.

    Associated Search Terms: Iceland; Necromancy; Medium
  • Familial and Religious Influences on Adolescent Alcohol Use: A Multi-Level Study of Students and School Communities.
    Bjarnason, Thoroddur, Thorolfur Thorlindsson, Inga D. Sigfusdottir, and Michael R. Welch (2005)
    Social Forces 84:1: 375-390.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Icelandic 10th grade (15-16 year old) secondary school students; religious participation inversely predicts alcohol use, while schools with more religiously practicing parents inversely predicted girls' alcohol use.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Alcohol; Iceland; Socialization
  • Pagus et urbanus in Iceland: Conjunctions and disjunctions in neo-pagan religion.
    Swatos, William H., Jr., and Loftur Reimar Gissurarson (1999)
    In Luigi Tomasi (ed.) Alternative Religions among European Youth. Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 157-173.

    Associated Search Terms: Neopagan; Spiritualist; Iceland
  • Parents, Religion and Perceived Social Coherence: A Durkheimian Framework of Adolescent Anomie.
    Bjarnason, Thoroddur (1998)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 37;4: 742-754.

    Analyzes 1995 questionnaire data from Icelandic adolescents; religious participation & parental support enhanced subjective well-being.

    Associated Search Terms: Anomie; Family; Well-being; Iceland; Practice; Adolescents; Social control
  • Icelandic Spiritualism. Mediumship and Modernity in Iceland.
    Swatos, William H., Jr., and Loftur Reimar Gissurarson (1997)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction.

    Associated Search Terms: Individualism; Medium; Historical; Folklore; Privatism; Associational; Spiritualist, Iceland; Iceland; Lutheran, Iceland
  • Implicit Religion, Environmentalism, and Institutionalized Societalism in Iceland: The Case of the Whale.
    Swatos, William H., Jr. (1996)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 7: 97-108.

    Associated Search Terms: Iceland; Nationalism; Environmentalism; Implicit religion
  • Tradition and Change in the Nordic Countries.
    Sundback, Susan (1995)
    In Wade Clark Roof, Jackson W. Carroll, and David A. Roozen (eds.) The Post-War Generation and Establishment Religion: Cross Cultural Perspectives. Boulder, Colorado: Westview, pp. 87-111.

    Associated Search Terms: Iceland; Norway; Denmark; Finland; Sweden; Scandinavia
  • Nation and Gender Reflected in Scandinavian Religiousness.
    Sundback, Susan (1994)
    In Thorleif Pettersson and Ole Riis (eds.) Scandinavian Values. Religion and Morality in the Nordic Countries. Uppsala: Acts Universitatis Upsaliensis. Psychologia et Sociologia Religionum 10, pp. 129-150.

    Analyzes 1990 European Values Survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Scandinavia; Denmark; Norway; Comparative; Iceland; Belief; Finland; Reincarnation; Sex; Nation; Salience; Sweden
  • Religion and Family Vaues: Attitudes of Modern Icelanders in a Comparative Perspective.
    Pettersson, Thorleif, and Fridrik H. Jonsson (1994)
    In Thorleif Pettersson and Ole Riis (eds.) Scandinavian Values. Religion and Morality in the Nordic Countries. Uppsala: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis. Psychologia et Sociologia Religionum 10, pp. 151-165.

    Associated Search Terms: Norway; Family; Moral; Urban/rural; Salience; Sweden; Finland; Denmark; Reincarnation; Belief; Comparative; Socialization; Iceland
  • Spiritualism as a Religion of Science.
    Swatos, William H., Jr. (1990)
    Social Compass 37:4: 471-482.

    In Iceland, spiritualism is implicitly religious but explicitly scientific, in contrast to the English-speaking world, where it is implicitly scientific & explicitly religious.

    Associated Search Terms: Spiritualist, Iceland; Iceland; Implicit religion
  • Representative National Surveys of Psychic Phenomena: Iceland, Great Britain, Sweden, USA and Gallup's Multinational Survey.
    Haraldsson, Erlendur (1989)
    Greinasafn, Félagsvisindastofnun Háskóla Islands: Social Science Research Institute.

    Associated Search Terms: Paranormal; Comparative; United States; Iceland; Great Britain; Sweden
  • The Relevance of Secularization in Iceland.
    Pétursson, Pétur (1988)
    Social Compass 35:1: 107-124.

    Reports 1984 interview data from the Multinational Human Value Study; compares Iceland to Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, & the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Iceland; Europe; Comparative
  • Religious Change in the Five Scandinavian Countries, 1930-1980.
    Gustafsson, Göran (1987)
    Comparative Social Research 10: 145-181. [Also Thorleif Pettersson, Ole Riis (eds), Scandinavian Values. Religion and Morality in the Nordic Countries (Uppsala: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis. Psychologie et Sociologia Religionum 10, 1994), pp 11-57]

    Overview of research findings.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden; Norway; Iceland; Denmark; Scandinavia; Change; Finland
  • The Relevance of Religion: Iceland and Secularization Theory.
    Swatos, William H., Jr. (1984)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 23:1: 32-43.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Iceland
  • Church and Social Change. A Study of the Secularization Process in Iceland 1830-1930.
    Pétursson, Pétur (1983)
    Helsingborg, Sweden: Plus Ultra.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Iceland
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