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  • Politicizing Islam. The Islamic Revival in France and India.
    Parvez, Z. Fareen (2017)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Privatization; France, Lyons; India, Hyderabad; Islam, France; Islam, India; Laïcité; Minority; Participant observation; Politics, India
  • Quest for inclusion: Australia and Islamophobia.
    Bouma, Gary D. (2016)
    In Douglas Pratt and Rachel Woodlock (eds.) Fear of Muslims? International Perspectives on Islamophobia. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 67-78.

    Associated Search Terms: Australia; Prejudice, anti-Islamic; Islam, Australia
  • The political incorporation of anti-system religious parties: The case of Turkish political Islam (1994-2011).
    Altinordu, Ate? (2016)
    Qualitative Sociology 39:2: 147-171.

    Associated Search Terms: Political Islam; Turkey; Politics, Turkey; Islam, Turkey
  • Engineers of Jihad. The Curious Connection between Violent Extremism and Education.
    Gambetta, Diego, and Steffen Hertog (2016)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Violence; Islam; Engineers; Education
  • The influence of religion on interstate armed conflict: Governmen religious preference and firs use of force, 1946-2002.
    Brown, Davis (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:4: 800-820.

    National governments that favored Christianity were less likely to have pro-war policies, & those favoring Islam had more.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian; Islam; Peace/war
  • Why Muslim Integration Fails in Christian-Heritage Societies.
    Adida, Claire L., David D. Laitin, and Marie-Anne Valfort (2016)
    Cambridge, Massachuses: Harvard University Press

    Associated Search Terms: Assimilation; Discrimination; France; Islam, France; Prejudice, anti-Islamic
  • Veiled and Unveiled in Chechnya and Daghestan
    Kaliszewska, Iwona, and Maciej Falkowski (2016)
    London: Hurst & Company.

    Based on field work. Observes the alliance of traditional, syncretist clergy & the corrupt state against pious Muslims who are labeled terrorists; the state needs an internal enemy. Sometimes clergy impose sharia for order in chaotic times.

    Associated Search Terms: Chechnya; Syncretism; Persecution; Islam, Dagestan; Dagestan; Islam, Chechnya; Russia
  • The Muslim Question in Europe. Political Controversies and Public Philosophy.
    O'Brien, Peter (2016)
    Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Europe; Minority; Politics, Europe; Europe
  • The perceived role of Islamic religiosity in minorities' educational success in Belgium. A cure or curse?
    Van Praag, Lore, Orhan Agirdag, Peer Aj Sevens, and Mieke van Houte (2016)
    Social Compass 63:4: 529-546.

    Based on 2009-11 interviews with Muslim students in 3 secondary schools in Flanders. They cited skill of memorization, friendship networks, and avoidance of drugs and alcohol as helpful in school.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Belgium; Students, secondary; Belgium; Assimilation; Education
  • Online Sufism: Methodological thoughts on researching esoteric Islam in an online context.
    Cheruvallil-Contractor, Sariya (2016)
    In Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor and Suha Shakkour (eds.) Digital Methodologies in the Sociology of Religion. London: Bloomsbury, pp. 59-69.

    Followed online discussions of young devotees of Sufi Islam; focused on 3 case studies.

    Associated Search Terms: Internet; Ethics; Case study; Methods; Islam, Sufi
  • Social networking sites and digital ethnography
    Allen, Chris (2016)
    In Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor and Suha Shakkour (eds.) Digital Methodologies in the Sociology of Religion. London: Bloomsbury, pp. 39-48.

    Describes studying Islamophobia in Britain by sending e-questionnaires to persistent posters of Islamophobic messages.

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice, anti-Islamic; Methods; Internet survey; Ethics
  • Videoconferencing as a tool facilitating feminsit interviews with Muslim women who wear the Niqab.
    Piela, Anna (2016)
    In Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor and Suha Shakkour (eds.) Digital Methodologies in the Sociology of Religion. London: Bloomsbury, pp. 109-121.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodology, interview; Islam; Internet; Feminist theory
  • "Look into the Book of Life": Muslim musicians, Sufism and postmodern spirituality in Britain.
    Morris, Carl (2016)
    Social Compass 63:3: 389-404.

    Analyzes discourse of Sufi musicians in Britain, circa 2011-13. Spirituality coexists with organized religion, in this instance Sufi Islam.

    Associated Search Terms: Spirituality; Musician; Islam, Sufi; Islam, Great Britain; Great Britain; Youth culture
  • Between real and virtual communities: Sufism in Western societies and the Naqshbandi Haqqani case.
    Piraino, Francesco (2016)
    Social Compass 63:1: 93-108.

    For most Sufi order members in the West, the internet provides a space for affirmation, not live mysticism. For some Naqshbandi disciples, it is also a space for practicing religion through rituals, prayer requests, initiation, & religious experiences.

    Associated Search Terms: Experience; Initiation; Internet; Islam, Sufi; Mysticism; Prayer; Ritual
  • Mystical bodies/unruly bodies: Experience, empowerment and subjectification in Syrian Sufism.
    Pinto, Paulo G. (2016)
    Social Compass 63:2: 197-212.

    Ethnographic report of ritual body piercing in a ritual lodge of a Sufi community in northern Syria, which creates a variety of charisma. Based on 1999-2010 field work.

    Associated Search Terms: Syria, Afrin; Body; Charisma; Islam, Sufi, Syria; Ritual; Experience; Participant observation; Kurdish Syrians
  • Teaching and learning to be religious: Pedagogies of conversion to Islam and Christianity.
    Galonnier, Juliette, and Diego de los Rios (2016)
    Sociology of Religion 77:1: 59-81.

    Based on 2013-14 participant observation in a Muslim class for converts in a Midwest U.S. city & an Evangelical one mostly for Latinos in south Florida. Finds similarities in pedagogy despite differences in doctrinal & practiced content.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Participant observation; Islam, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Conversion; Comparative
  • Rejecting the conflict narrative: American Jewish and Muslim views on science and religion.
    Vaidyanathan, Brandon, David R. Johnson, Pamela J Prickett, and Elaine Howard Ecklund (2016)
    Social Compass 63:4: 478-496.

    Based on interviews in Orthodox Jewish, Reform Jewish, and Sunni Muslim congregations. Congregation members distance themselves from a narrative of conflict between science and religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Science; Islam, U.S.A.; Jewish, Reform, U.S.A.; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • "I was a Muslim, but now I am a Christian": Preaching, legitimation, and identity management in a southern Evangelical church.
    Marti, Gerardo (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:2: 250-270.

    Based on 2012-13 participant observation in a Charlotte Evangelical church. Case study of a convert immigrant pastor who contends with his minority status through his homilies.

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice, anti-Islamic; Discourse; Race; Participant observation; Legitimation; Homily; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Case study; United States, North Carolina, Charlotte
  • Why worry about evolution? Boundries, practices, and moral salience in Sunni and Evangelical high schools.
    Guhim, Jeffrey (2016)
    Sociological Theory 34:2: 151-174.

    Based on participant observation in 2 Sunni & 2 Evangelical schools in New York City. Evolution is a greater problem for Evangelicals because of their literal interpretation of scripture.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; United States, New York, New York; Participant observation; Moral; Islam, U.S.A.; Education; Comparative; Literalism
  • Why worry about evolution? Boundaries, practices and moral salience in Sunni and Evangelical high schools.
    Guhin, Jeffrey (2016)
    Sociological Theory 34:2: 151-174.

    Participant observation in New York City Evangelical & Sunni high schools. Evolution is more salient to the former because of the centrality of biblical literalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Evolution; Islam, U.S.A.; Literalism; Education; Participant observation; United States, New York, New York
  • Israel's Religiously Divided Society.
    Pew Research Center (2016)
    Washington: Pew Research Center

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Israel; Christian, Israel; Druze; Islam, Israel; Israel; Jewish, Haredi; Jewish, Israel; Palestinian Israelis; Practice; Statistics; Zionism; Marriage
  • “Bons soufis” et “mauvais islamistes”. La sociologie à l’épreuve de l’idéologie.
    Philippon, Alix (2015)
    Social Compass 62:2:187-198.

    Points to an activist, not disengaged, Sufism in Pakistan.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Sufi; Politics, Pakistan; Islam, Pakistan; Pakistan
  • Organisations islamiques en Europe et aux États-Unis: les perspectifves interdisciplinaires et ascendantes.
    Kortmann, Matthias, and Kerstin Rosenow-Williams (2015)
    Social Compass 62:4: 541-555.

    Meta-analysis of studies of Muslim organizations in majority non-Muslim nations shows that such environments provide resources but also impose restrictions on the structures and objectives of the organizations.

    Associated Search Terms: Organization; Switzerland; Spain; Poland; Lithuania; Islam, Poland; Islam, Lithuania; Islam, Latvia; Islam, Estonia; Great Britain; Germany; France; Belgium; Islam, U.S.A.; Islam, Switzerland; Islam, Spain; Islam, Netherlands; Islam, Germany; Islam, France; Islam, Belgium; Netherlands; United States; Estonia; Latvia
  • Introduction: Legal pluralism and Shar'a.
    Turner, Bryan S., and Adam Possamai (2015)
    In Adam Possamai, James T. Richardson, and Bryan S. Turner (eds.) The Sociology of Shari'a: Case Studies from around the World, pp. 1-13.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam; Law; Sharia
  • Contradictions, conflcits, dilemmas and temporary resolutions: A sociology of law analysis of Shari'a in selected western societies.
    Richardson, James T. (2015)
    In Adam Possamai, James T. Richardson, and Bryan S. Turner (eds.) The Sociology of Shari'a: Case Studies from around the World, pp. 237-252.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; Islam; Law; Sharia
  • The Apostates. When Muslims Leave Islam.
    Cottee, Simon (2015)
    New York: Oxford University Press

    Associated Search Terms: Stigma; Disaffiliation; Islam; Apostate
  • S'inscrire dans l'espace public en tant que musulman en Suisse.
    Monnot, Christophe (2015)
    Social Compass 62:2: 199-211.

    Tension between Islam as formally represented & organized at the canton level in Switzerland, & media figures presenting an image of Swiss Islam.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Switzerland; Switzerland
  • The racialization of Muslim converts in Britain and their experiences of Islamophobia.
    Moosavi, Leon (2015)
    Critical Sociology 41:1: 41-56.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Islam, Great Britain; Prejudice, anti-Islamic; Racialization
  • Legal pluralism and the Shari'a: A comparison of Greece and Turkey.
    Turner, Bryan S., and Berna Zengin Arslan (2015)
    In Adam Possamai, James T. Richardson, and Bryan S. Turner (eds.) The Sociology of Shari'a: Case Studies from around the World, pp. 219-236.

    Associated Search Terms: Law; Greece; Comparative; Islam, Turkey; Turkey; Islam, Greece; Sharia
  • Are movers more religious than stayers? Religiosity of European majority, Turks in Europe and Turkey.
    Guveli, Ayse (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:1: 43-62.

    Analyzes 2002-2010 European Social Survey data. For subjective & communal religiosity, 1st generation Turkish migrants to Europe are as religious or more so than Turks in Turkey; 2nd generation more religious yet. But 2nd generation prays individually less.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Islam, Europe; Islam, Turkey; Migrant; Turkey; Turkish Europeans
  • A comparative study of work ethic among Muslims and Protestants: Multilevel evidence.
    Shirokanova, Anna (2015)
    Social Compass 62:4: 615-631.

    Analyses of aggregated 1999-2000 & 2005-2008 World Values Survey data show no significant difference in work ethic between Muslims & Protestants, though being religious in a Protestant society increases work ethic scores.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant; Protestant Ethic; Islam; Economic; Islamic Work Ethic
  • Europe's Angry Muslims: The Revolt of the Second Generation.
    Leiken, Robert S. (2015)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; Europe; Generations; Islam, Europe
  • Islam and Secularity: The Future of Europe's Public Sphere.
    Göle, Nilüfer (2015)
    Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe; Islam, Europe; Laïcité; Secularism
  • Trial and error: Muslims and Sharia in the German context.
    Aries, Wolf D. Ahmad; and James T. Richardson (2015)
    In Adam Possamai, James T. Richardson, and Bryan S. Turner (eds.) The Sociology of Shari'a: Case Studies from around the World, pp. 139-154.

    Associated Search Terms: Sharia; Law; Islam, Germany; Germany
  • American Muslim political responses to threat.
    Schoettmer, Patrick (2015)
    In Paul A. Djupe (ed.) Religion and Political Tolerance in America. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pp. 228-247.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.; Persecution
  • Religion, cultural clash, and Muslim American attitudes about politically motivated violence.
    Acevedo, Gabriel A., and Ali R. Chaudhary (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:2: 242-260.

    Analyzes 2007 Pew Survey of American Muslims data; political views & religious factors have minimal effect on attitudes toward political violence.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.; Violence
  • Muslims’ religiosity and views on religion in six Western European countries: Does national context matter?
    Torrekens, Corinne, and Dirk Jacobs (2015)
    Journal of Ethnic and Migration Sudies 42:2: 325-340.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe, western; Religiosity; Islam, Europe
  • Soft authoritarianism, social diversity and legal pluralism: The case of Singapore.
    Turner, Bryan S. (2015)
    In Adam Possamai, James T. Richardson, and Bryan S. Turner (eds.) The Sociology of Shari'a: Case Studies from around the World, pp. 69-81.

    Associated Search Terms: Authoritarianism; Singapore; Sharia; Law; Islam, Singapore
  • The prosperous hardliner: Affluence, fundamentalism, and radicalization in Western European Muslim communities.
    Delia Deckard, Natalie, and David Jacobson (2015)
    Social Compass 62:3: 412-433.

    Analyzes interview survey data from France, Germany, Malaysia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, & Great Britain. Net of demographic variables, respondents from more prosperous families were more conservative about gender roles, sought the universal application of Islamic law, and embraced attitudes associated with politicized Islam.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Fundamentalism; Gender traditionalism; Islam; Law; Politics
  • When white devils join the deen: White American converts to Islam and the experience of non-normative whiteness.
    Galonnier, Juliette (2015)
    Notes et Documents de l'Observatoire sociologique du changement 2015:1.

    Based on open-ended 2013-14 interviews in Midwest U.S.A. cities.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Islam, U.S.A.; Race
  • Christian-Muslim couples in the Veneto region, northeastern Italy: Dealing with religious pluralism in everyday family life.
    Cerchiaro, Francesco, Stef Aupers, and Dick Houtman (2015)
    Social Compass 62:1: 43-60.

    Based on interviews & participant observation with families formed by immigrant Muslim husbands & Italian wives. Strategies for minimizing religious differences included renunciation, closeting, convesion, & spiritualization.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Italy; Family; Italy, Veneto; Marriage
  • Religious pluralism in the United States and Britain: Its implications for Muslims and nationhood.
    Meer, Nasar, and Tariq Modood (2015)
    Social Compass 62:4: 526-540.

    The U.K. is assimilating Muslims as successfully as the U.S.A., even though it has an established Christian church.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.; Great Britain; Pluralism; United States; Comparative; Assimilation; Identity, national; Islam, Great Britain
  • Islamic schools in the United States and England: Implications for integration and social cohesion.
    Hussain, Serena, and Jen'nan Ghazal Read (2015)
    Social Compass 62:4: 556-569.

    Based on participant observation & interviews. Islamic schools facilitated the participation of their students in mainstream institutions by providing them cultural capital needed in non-Muslim areas; they did not necessarily lead students to greater religiosity & in a few cases worked against it.

    Associated Search Terms: Assimilation; United States; Participant observation; Islam, U.S.A.; Islam, Great Britain; Education; Great Britain
  • The racialization of Muslims in France and the United States: Some insights from white converts to Islam.
    Galonnier, Juliette (2015)
    Social Compass 62:4: 570-583.

    Based on interviews & participant observation with white converts to Islam in France & U.S.A. The converts were perceived to be of a different race from that of their origin. The American converts were seen as race traitors & the French converts as adopting a lower status.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; United States; Racialization; Islam, U.S.A.; Mobility (vertical); Comparative; Islam, France; Convert; France
  • Globalized Muslim Youth in the Asia Pacific: Popular Culture in Singapore and Sydney.
    Nasir, Kamaludeen Mohamed (2015)
    Hampshrie, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

    Associated Search Terms: Australia, Sydney; Islam, Singapore; Popular culture; Islam, Australia; Youth; Globalization; Singapore
  • Intergenerational religious mobility in contemporary China.
    Hu, Anning, and Reid J. Leamaster (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:1: 79-99.

    Analyzes 2010 China General Social Survey data. Intergenerational religious mobility shows a growth of Islam, Christianity, & nones relative to traditional Chinese religions for father-child mobility, & advantage of nones for mother-child mobility.

    Associated Search Terms: China; Christian, China; Conversion; Generations; Islam, China; Atheist, China
  • Contrasting regimes of Sufi prayer and emotion work in the Indonesian Islamic revival.
    Howell, Julia Day (2015)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Linda Woodhead (eds.) A Sociology of Prayer. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 97-118.

    Based on 1990s participant observation on Java. Recitation of Sufi litanies in the context of other prayer settings brings a sense of closeness to God into those settings. Contrasts litany recitation in Sufi orders & mass rallies.

    Associated Search Terms: Indonesia, Java; Islam, Sufi, Indonesia; Prayer; Ritual; Emotion
  • Gender, religious identity, and civic engagement among Arab Muslims in the United States.
    Read, Jen'nan Ghazal (2015)
    Sociology of Religion 76:1: 30-48.

    Analyzes 2001-04 telephone interview data from Muslim Arab Americans. Religiosity positively predicts civic engagement, especially for men.

    Associated Search Terms: Civic engagement; Migrant; Islam, U.S.A.; Arab Americans; Gender
  • Negotiating gendered religious space: The particularities of patriarchy in an African American mosque.
    Prickett, Pamela J. (2015)
    Gender & Society 29: 51-72.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.; African Americans; Gender; Patriarchy
  • Religion and negative attitudes toward homosexuals: An analysis of urban young people and their attitudes towads homosexuality.
    Roggemans, Lilith, Bram Spruyt, Filip Van Droogenbroeck, and Gil Keppens (2015)
    Young 23:3: 254-276.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian, Belgium; Youth; Belgium, Flanders; Islam, Belgium; Homosexuality
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