Best Practices
Paper Series

Sociology of Religion Searchable Bibliographic Database
Research Hub > Other Resources

Search thousands of sociological books, journal articles, theses and dissertations by subject, author, title or publication information. To begin, enter search term(s) below and click Go! Title links in search results lead to item in

You can also browse citations by subject by clicking on the "Browse Terms" tabs.

  • Relationship between dimensions of religiosity, authoritarianism, and moral authority.
    Teymoori, Ali, Arash Heydari, and Hedayat Nasiri (2014)
    Social Compass 61:1: 92-107.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from a mixed population of high school & college students in Semirorn City, Isfahan, Iran. The supposed authoritarianism of religious people can be accounted for by reference to external authorities on the consequential dimension of religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Iran; Students, undergraduate; Consequential dimension; Authoritarianism; Dimensions of religiosity; Shi'ite, Iran; Students, secondary
  • The meaning and dimensions of Islamic work ethic: Initial validation of a multidimensional IWE in Iranian society.
    Ebadollahi Chanzanagh, Hamid, and M. Akbarnejad (2011)
    Procedia -- Social and Behavioral Sciences 30: 916-924.

    Associated Search Terms: Islamic Work Ethic; Iran
  • Religiosity and Islamic Rule in Iran.
    Tezcür, Günex Murat, and Taghi Azadarmaki (2008)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 47:2: 211-224.

    Analyzes 2003 survey data from Tehran; religiosity predicts support for Islamic rule.

    Associated Search Terms: State; Islam, Iran; Politics, Iran; Law; Iran, Tehran; Shi'ite, Iran; Religiosity
  • Social Determinants of the Seriousness of Crime: An Examination of a Muslim Sample.
    Serajzadeh, Seyed Hossein (2008)
    Social Compass 55:4: 541-560.

    Analyzes 2002 Iranian student survey data on the seriousness they accord crime; religiosity is a factor.

    Associated Search Terms: Criminology; Deviance/social control; Iran; Students, undergraduate
  • Islamic Fatalism and the Clash of Civilizations: An Appraisal of a Contentious and Dubious Theory.
    Acevedo, Gabriel A. (2008)
    Social Forces 86:4: 1711-1752.

    Based on 2002 survey data. Christians are more fatalistic in Indonesia than Muslims, but not elsewhere. Muslims believe more in cosmological forces controlling life's outcomes than do Christians in all the societies.

    Associated Search Terms: Fatalism; Indonesia; Iran; Lebanon; Saudi Arabia; Turkey; Islam; Christian, Indonesia; Belief; Christian, Lebanon
  • Multiple Modernities and Islamism in Iran.
    Kamali, Masoud (2007)
    Social Compass 54:3: 373-387.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernization; Iran; Shi'ite, Iran; Politics, Iran
  • Islam Versus Consumerism and Postmodernism in the Context of Iran.
    Godazgar, Hossein (2007)
    Social Compass 54:3: 389-418.

    Based on interview data from Tabriz, 2006. Iran has become consumrist, pluralist, & ecumenical under the umbrella of political Islam.

    Associated Search Terms: Iran, East Azerbaijan, Tabriz; Shi'ite, Iran; Consumerism; Ecumenism; Pluralism
  • Multiple Modernities, Civil Society and Islam: The Case of Iran and Turkey.
    Kamali, Masoud (2006)
    Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Iran; Turkey; Islam, Turkey; Shi'ite, Iran; Modernization
  • On the Boundaries of the State and the State of Boundaries in Iran.
    Godazgar, Hossein, and Laleh Fathi (2005)
    Social Compass 52:2: 115-129.

    Analyzes 2002-03 questionnaire data from female secondary students in West Azarbaijan Province, Iran. Students maintained friendships across religion/ethnic boundaries, despite governmental policies.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Shi'ite, Iran; Sunni, Iran; Pluralism; Iran, West Azarbaijan; Azerian Iranians; Armenian Apostolic Church, Iran; Women; Kurdish Iranians
  • The New Intellectuals in Iran.
    Khosrokhavar, Farhad (2004)
    Social Compass 51:2: 191-202.

    In the name of civil society & tolerant Islam, new generations are questioning the legitimacy of radical Islamic thought.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Shi'ite, Iran; Journalists; Intellectuals; Iran; Politics, Iran
  • Contentious Public Religion: Two Conceptions of Islam in Revolutionary Iran. Ali Shariàti and Abdolkarim Soroush.
    Ghamari-Tabrizi, Behrooz (2004)
    International Sociology 19:4: 504-523.

    Argues that political Islam contradicts the secularization, privatization, & market models of modern religion. Reviews the thought of Ali Shariàti & Abdolkarim Soroush.

    Associated Search Terms: Shi'ite, Iran; Public religion; Secularization; Market model; Privatization; Islam; Differentiation; Iran
  • Religious Life Under Theocracy: The Case of Iran.
    Kazemipur, Abdolmohammad, and Ali Razaei (2003)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 42:3: 347-361.

    Analyzes 1975 & 2001 Iranian survey data; theocracy has accompanied a shift from overt practice to subjective religiosity & unofficial private groups. Thus establishment has driven religion into becoming a cultural resource.

    Associated Search Terms: Theocracy; Iran; Change; Practice; Individualism; Shi'ite, Iran
  • Between Heaven and Earth. The Dilemma of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
    Siavoshi, Sussan (2002)
    In Ted Gerard Jelen and Clyde Wilcox (eds.) Religion and Politics in Comparative Perspective. New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 125-138.

    Associated Search Terms: Theocracy; State; Shi'ite, Iran; Iran; Politics, Iran
  • The Global-local Intersection of Feminism in Muslim Societies: The Cases of Iran and Azerbaijan.
    Tohidi, Nayereh (2002)
    Social Research 69:3: 851-887.

    Associated Search Terms: Azerbaidjan; Islam, Azerbaidjan; Iran; Islam, Iran; Feminism
  • Jordanian Exceptionalism: An Analysis of State and Religion Relationships in Egypt, Iran, Jordan, and Syria.
    Moaddel, Mansoor (2002)
    New York: Palgrave.

    Associated Search Terms: Jordan; Egypt; State; Iran; Syria
  • The Study of Resilience and Decay in Ulema Groups: Tunisia and Iran as an Example.
    Ghozzi, Kamel (2002)
    Sociology of Religion 63:3: 317-334.

    Argues that consensus, autonomy, & charisma are necessary for the resilience of ulema groups. Tunisia & Iran are used as examples, with the former lacking & the latter exhibiting resilience.

    Associated Search Terms: Adaptation; Iran; Ulama; Tunisia; Comparative; Islam, Tunisia; Islam, Iran; Consensus; Charisma; State
  • Croyants non pratiquants: la religiosité de la jeunesse iranienne et ses implications pour la théorie de la sécularisation.
    Serajzadeh, Seyed Hossein (2002)
    Social Compass 49:1: 111-132.

    Based on religiosity questionnaire data from Tehran high school students; 20 years after the Islamic revolution they seem to be firm believers but not very likely to observe Muslim practices.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Students, secondary; Iran, Tehran; Belief; Dimensions of religiosity
  • Conditions for Ideological Production: The Origins of Islamic Modernism in India, Egypt, and Iran.
    Moaddel, Mansoor (2001)
    Theory and Society 30:5: 669-731.

    Associated Search Terms: Egypt; Islam, India; Islam, Iran; Modernity; India; Islam, Egypt; Iran
  • Intellettuali e clero postislamisti in Iran.
    Yavary-d'Hellencourt, Nouchine (1999)
    Religioni e società 35: 9-39.

    Associated Search Terms: Shi'ite, Iran; Islam, Iran; Intellectuals; Clergy; Iran
  • State Building and Religious Resources: An Institutional Theory of Church-state Relations in Iran and Mexico.
    Gill, Anthony, and Arang Keshavarzian (1999)
    Politics and Society 27:3: 431-465.

    Associated Search Terms: Iran; Mexico; State
  • Iranian Islam: The Concept of the Individual.
    Ahmadi, Nader, and Fereshteh Ahmadi (1998)
    New York: St. Martin's.

    Explain how Iranian traditions work against individualism.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Individualism; Iran; Shi'ite, Iran
  • Muslim Religiosity and Delinquency: An Examination of Iranian Youth.
    Serajzadeh, Seyed Hossein (1998)
    Unpublished Ph.D. thesis, University of Essex.

    Associated Search Terms: Delinquency; Islam, Iran; Students, undergraduate; Iran
  • Religion and Women; Islamic Modernism Versus Fundamentalism.
    Moaddel, Mansoor (1998)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 37:1: 108-130.

    Islamic modernism emerged from pluralist contexts.

    Associated Search Terms: India; Iran; Islam, Iran; Egypt; Islam, Egypt; Pluralism; Sociology of knowledge; Women; Islam, India
  • Organizational Opportunity and Social Movement Mobilization.
    Kurzman, Charles (1998)
    Mobilization 3:1: 23-49.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberation theology; Catholic, Latin America; Shi'ite, Iran; Islam, Iran; Iran; Civil rights movement; National Baptist Convention, U.S.A.; Social movement; Buddhist, Burma; Burma; Politics, Burma; Organization; Latin America
  • La Vision Communautaire du Pouvoir et la Révolution Irenienne.
    Khosrokhavar, Fahrad (1996)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 41/93: 81-98.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Iran; Shi'ite, Iran; Islam, Iran; Revolution; Generations; Iran
  • Le Martyre Révolutionnaire en Iran.
    Khosrokhavar, Fahrad (1996)
    Social Compass 43:1: 83-100.

    Describes a new type of social actor, the Islamic revolutionary martyr who becomes a suicidal weapon out of despair over an unrealized utopia.

    Associated Search Terms: Suicide; Shi'ite, Iran; Iran; Martyr
  • Radical Islamic Insurgency in the Iranian Revolution of 1978-79.
    Salehi, M.M. (1996)
    In Christian Smith (ed.) Disruptive Religion. The Force of Faith in Social Movement Activism. New York: Routledge, pp. 47-63.

    Associated Search Terms: Iran; Historical; Social movement; Shi'ite, Iran; Revolution
  • The Social Bases and Discursive Context of the Rise of Islamic Fundamentalism: The Cases of Iran and Syria.
    Moaddel, Mansoor (1996)
    Sociological Inquiry 66:3: 330-355.

    Associated Search Terms: Iran; Political Islam; Syria; Politics, Syria; Islam, Syria; Islam, Iran; Politics, Iran
  • Piety as gendered agency: A study of jalaseh ritual discourse in an urban neighborhood in Iran.
    Torab, Azam (1996)
    Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 2:2: 235-252.

    Associated Search Terms: Shi'ite, Iran; Discourse; Gender role; Iran; Prayer group; Women; Islam, Iran
  • Women and Fundamentalism: Islam and Christianity.
    Gerami, Shahin (1996)
    New York: Garland

    Associated Search Terms: Shi'ite, Iran; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Egypt, Cairo; Iran, Tehran; Islam, Egypt; Women
  • Iran and the Muslim World: Resistance and Revolution.
    Keddie, Nikki R. (1995)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Iran; Politics, Iran; Revolution; Iran; Chaos theory
  • The Historical Evolution of Shi'ism and its Recent Trends.
    Tavassoli, Gholam-Abbas (1994)
    In Roberto Cipriani (ed.) "Religions sans Frontières?" Present and Future rends of Migration, Culture, and Communication. Roma: Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato, pp. 225-233. Comment by Yves Lambert, pp. 234-239.

    General account of the origins, traditions, & contemporary situation of Shi'ite Islam.

    Associated Search Terms: Shi'ite; Iran; Historical; Islam, Iran
  • Temps Sacré, Temps Révolutionnaire: Le Cas de l'Iran.
    Scarcia Amoretti, Biancamaria (1994)
    Informations sur les sciences sociales 33:3: 441-451.

    Examines the superposition of the historical past on the present in the Iranian Revolution of 1979.

    Associated Search Terms: Shi'ite, Iran; Time; Revolution; Iran
  • Religion and Globalization.
    Beyer, Peter F. (1994)
    Thousand Oaks, California: Sage.

    Discusses the interaction of religion & global social change; applies the theme to the American Christian right, Liberation Theology, Islam in Iran, Zionists in Israel, & religious environmentalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Iran; Islam, Iran; Environmentalism; World system; Conservative, U.S.A.; Liberation theology; Politics; Change
  • L'Islam iraniano.
    Saint-Blancat, Chantal (1993)
    Religioni e società 16: 58-72.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Iran; Iran
  • L'Utopie Sacrificée--Sociologie de la Révolution Iranienne.
    Khosrokhavar, Fahrad (1993)
    Paris: Presses de la FNSP.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Iran; Revolution; Shi'ite, Iran; Iran
  • Millennial Beliefs, Hierocratic Authority, and Revolution in Shi'ite Iran.
    Arjomand, Said Amir (1993)
    In Said Amir Arjomand (ed.), The Political Dimensions of Religion. Albany: State Univristy of New York Press, pp. 219-239.

    Associated Search Terms: Shi'ite, Iran; Iran; Millenarian, Iran; Millennial; Revolution
  • Religion and Constitutionalism in Western History and in Modern Iran and Pakistan.
    Arjomand, Said Amir (1993)
    In Said Amir Arjomand (ed.), The Political Dimensions of Religion. Albany: State University of New York Press, pp. 69-99.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Pakistan; Iran; State; Islam, Iran; Law; Sunni, Pakistan; Shi'ite, Iran; Pakistan
  • Satan and Submission: Antimodernism and Charisma in the Iranian Revolution.
    Kimmel, Michael S. (1992)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.), Twentieth-Century World Religious Movements in Neo-Weberian Perspective. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen, pp. 105-123.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; Politics, Iran; Shi'ite, Iran; Iran
  • Ideology as Episodic Discourse: The Case of the Iranian Revolution.
    Moaddel, Mansoor (1992)
    American Sociological Review 57: 353-379.

    Associated Search Terms: Shi'ite, Iran; Iran; Revolution
  • Ethnicité et rapport de sexes: le fondamentalisme islamique en Iran.
    Moallem, Minoo (1992)
    Sociologie et sociétés 24:2: 59-71.

    Sees political Islam in Iran as an assertion of an ethnic identity, with a hegemonic masculinity & an emphasized feminity.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Identity; Iran; Gender; Islam, Iran
  • La Révolution sousl le voile.
    Abdelkhah, Fariba (1991)
    Paris: Khartala.

    Associated Search Terms: Iran; Islam, Iran; Revolution; Women
  • Fundamentalismus als patriarchalische Protestbewegung./Pious Passion: The Emergence of Modern Fundamentalism in the United States and Iran, tr. Don Renau.
    Riesebrodt, Martin (1990)
    Tübingen: J.C.B. Mohr./Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993.

    Typifies fundamentalism as traditionalism mobilized by relative status deprivation; examines Protestant fundamentalism in the U.S. & political Islam in Iran.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Iran; Relative deprivation; Iran; United States; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Politics, Iran; Politics, U.S.A.
  • The Rule of God in Iran.
    Arjomand, Said Amir (1989)
    Social Compass 36:4: 539-548.

    Associated Search Terms: Shi'ite, Iran; Iran
  • By What Authority? The Formation of Khomeini's Revolutionary Discourse, 1964-1977.
    Dabashi, Hamid (1989)
    Social Compass 36:4: 511-538.

    Associated Search Terms: Revolution; Politics, Iran; Shi'ite, Iran; Iran
  • The Revolution and the Regime: Populism, Islam and the State in Iran.
    Moghadam, Valentine (1989)
    Social Compass 36:4: 415-450.

    Associated Search Terms: Iran; Revolution; Shi'ite, Iran
  • Religion, Démographie et Tiers-Monde: l'Islam et l'Ambition des Jeunes Iraniens.
    Hourcade, Bernard (1989)
    Social Compass 36:4: 469-480.

    Interprets the 1979 Iranian revolution in generational terms.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Iran; Generations; Shi'ite, Iran; Iran; Demography
  • Cultural Formation in a Theocratic State: The Institutionalization of Shi'ism in Safavid Iran.
    Ashtiani, Ali (1989)
    Social Compass 36:4: 481-492.

    16th century.

    Associated Search Terms: Theocracy; Iran; Shi'ite, Iran; Historical
  • Religious Fundamentalism as a Response to Foreign Dependency: The Case of the Iranian Revolution.
    Gerami, Shahin (1989)
    Social Compass 36:4: 451-467.

    Associated Search Terms: Shi'ite, Iran; Iran; World system; Revolution
  • "New Prophets" and "Old Ideals": Charisma and Tradition in the Iranian Revolution.
    Kimmel, Michael S. (1989)
    Social Compass 36:4: 493-510.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; Iran; Revolution
[Viewing Matches 1-50] > [View Matches 1-70]  (of 70 total matches in Citations)

Citation data are provided by Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame; University of Texas at San Antonio).

The ARDA is not responsible for content or typographical errors.

Bookmark and Share