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  • Religious congregations' experiences with, fears of, and preparations for crime: Results from a national survey.
    Scheitle,Christopher P. (2018)
    Review of Religious Research 60:1: 95-113.

    Reports a 2015 survey of the crimes against congregations. Jewish & Muslim congregations were most frequently victimized.

    Associated Search Terms: Congregation; Jewish, U.S.A.; Islam, U.S.A.; Criminology; Hate crimes
  • Corporate Islam: Sharia and the Modern Workplace.
    Sloane-White, Patricia (2017)
    New York: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Gender; Islam; Sharia
  • Secular tolerance? Anti-Muslim sentiment in Western Europe.
    Ribberink, Egbert, Peter Achterberg, and Dick Houtman (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:2: 259-276.

    Analyzes 2008 European Values Study data; while the more secularized nations are more tolerant of Muslims, it is the non-religious who are most intolerant in those nations.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe; Islam, Europe; Levels of inclusiveness; Prejudice, anti-Islamic; Tolerance
  • Keeping It Halal: The Everyday Lives of Muslim American Teenage Boys.
    O'Brien, John (2017)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.; Adolescents
  • Politicizing Islam. The Islamic Revival in France and India.
    Parvez, Z. Fareen (2017)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Privatization; Stratification; Politics, India; Minority; Laïcité; India, Hyderabad; Islam, France; France, Lyons; Islam, India
  • The Making of a Salafi Muslim Woman: Paths to Conversion.
    Inge, Anabel (2017)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on field work in a London mosque, focusing on women who converted from other Muslim traditions to Salafi Islam.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Conversion; Great Britain, London; Islam, Great Britain; Islam, Salafi; Women
  • Recasting secular thinking for emancipatory feminist practice.
    Reilly, Niamh (2017)
    Social Compass 64:4: 481-494.

    Secularism has become oppressive toward minority women in Europe while religion sometimes serves emancipatory purposes. The Musawah Framework for Action, advanced by the Malaysian group, Sisters in Islam, provides an example how this can be so.

    Associated Search Terms: Malaysia; Women; Secularism; Islam, Malaysia; Prejudice, sexism; Sisters in Islam; Feminism
  • Identity, inequality, and legitimacy: Religious differences in primary school completion in Sub-Saharan Africa.
    Manglos-Weber, Nicolette D. (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:2: 302-322.

    In 17 Sub-Saharan African nations, Christians have an educational advantage.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Africa; Africanist; Christian, Africa; Education; Islam, Africa
  • Attitudes toward abortion among te Muslim minority and non-Muslim majority in cross-national perspective: Can religiosity explain the differences?
    Carol, Sarah, and Nadja Milewski (2017)
    Sociology of Religion 78:4: 456-491.

    Analyzes 2011 Western European telephone survey, oversampling Muslims. The Muslim minority is more likely to disapprove of abortion than is the non-Muslim majority. Within nations, the Muslims tend to reflect majority stances. Religiosity explains some of the disapproval of abortion. 2nd generation Muslims approve of abortion more than do recent 1st generation, but not 1st generation of long residence.

    Associated Search Terms: Assimilation; Abortion; Generations; Religiosity; Europe, western; Minority; Migrant; Islam, Europe
  • Muslim women's evolving leadership roles: A case study of women leaders in an immigrant Muslim community in post-9/11 America.
    Wang, Yuting (2017)
    Socal Compass 64:3: 424-441.

    Based on 2004-07 participant observation & interviews at a mosque in a medium-sized Midwest U.S.A. city. Muslim women used traditional gender roles to legitimate leadership on their part.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender traditionalism; Women; Participant observation; Islam, U.S.A.
  • Female Muslim subjectivity in the secular public sphere: Hijab and ritual prayer as "technologies of the self."
    Topal, Semiha (2017)
    Social Compass 64:4: 582-596.

    Based on 20 interviews in Turkey. Analyzes practices as "technologies of the self" as described by Foucault, which form, rather than merely express, an identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Foucault, Michel; Islam, Turkey; Women; Turkey; Self; Clothing; Identity; Practice
  • Hybrid Muslim identities in digital space: the Italian blog Yalla.
    Evolvi, Giulia (2017)
    Social Compass 64:2: 220-232.

    2nd generation Muslim Italian youth adapt to Italian society in their Yalla blogs rather than remain marginal.

    Associated Search Terms: Internet; Identity; Islam, Italy; Youth; Adaptation; Italy; Generations
  • Progressive ctivism among Buddhists, Hindus, and Muslims in the U.S.
    Yukich, Grace (2017)
    In Ruth Braunstein, Todd Nicholas Fuist, and Rhys H. Williams (eds.) Religion and Progressive Activism. New Stories about Faith and Politics. New York: New York University Press, pp. 225-245.

    Explores factors that inhibit sociologists from studying religious activism by Buddhists, Hindus, & Muslims in the U.S. Uses interviews with activists in the 3 traditions.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; Buddhist, U.S.A.; Islam, U.S.A.; Sociology of religion; Hindu, U.S.A.
  • Compliance or negotiation? Diyanet's female preachers and the diffusion of a "true" religion in Turkey.
    Maritato, Chiara (2017)
    Social Compass 64:4: 530-545.

    Female preachers in Istanbul Mosques, employed & thus somewhat controlled by the state, navigate daily between compliance with state standards and popular interpretations. Based on 2013-2014 participant observation.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular religion; Social control; Participant observation; Preaching; Islam, Turkey; Turkey, Istanbul; State; Women
  • Religion, religiosity, and happiness.
    Sander, William (2017)
    Review of Religious Research 59:2: 251-262.

    Analyzes 1998-2012 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; compares happiness of religious tradition categories.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, U.S.A.; Buddhist, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Happiness; Islam, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • 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: Prejudice, anti-Islamic; Islam, Australia; Australia
  • Social position and place-protective action in a new immigration context: Understanding anti-mosque campaigns in Catalonia.
    Astor, Avi (2016)
    International Migration Review 50:1: 95-132.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Spain; Prejudice, anti-Islamic; Spain, Catalonia
  • 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: Turkey; Politics, Turkey; Islam, Turkey; Political Islam
  • Sociology of Shi'ite Islam--Collected Essays.
    Arjomand, Said Amir (2016)
    Leiden: Brill

    Associated Search Terms: Islam; Shi'ite
  • 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: Education; Engineers; Islam; Violence
  • The influence of religion on interstate armed conflict: Government religious preference and first 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: Peace/war; Christian; Islam
  • 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: Prejudice, anti-Islamic; France; Assimilation; Islam, France; Discrimination
  • 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: Islam, Dagestan; Syncretism; Persecution; Chechnya; 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; Europe; Minority; Politics, 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: Students, secondary; Islam, Belgium; Education; Assimilation; Belgium
  • 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: Case study; Methods; Islam, Sufi; Ethics; Internet
  • 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: Methods; Internet survey; Prejudice, anti-Islamic; 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: Islam; Methodology, interview; 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: Youth culture; Great Britain; Musician; Islam, Great Britain; Islam, Sufi; Spirituality
  • 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: Prayer; Mysticism; Ritual; Experience; Initiation; Internet; Islam, Sufi
  • 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: Ritual; Body; Syria, Afrin; Kurdish Syrians; Experience; Islam, Sufi, Syria; Charisma; Participant observation
  • 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: Comparative; Conversion; Education; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Islam, U.S.A.; Participant observation
  • 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; Jewish, Reform, U.S.A.; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Islam, U.S.A.
  • Muslim Cool: Race, Religion, and Hip Hop in the United States.
    Abdul Khabeer, Su'ad (2016)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Ethnography of the Inner-City Muslim Action Network, in Chicago. Use of African American culture markers to assimilate whites to the religious expression.

    Associated Search Terms: Aesthetic; United States, Illinois, Chicago; Islam, U.S.A.; Race; Participant observation
  • London Youth, Religion, and Politics: Engagement and Activism from Brixton to Brick Lane.
    DeHanas, Daniel Nilsson (2016)
    Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, London; Minority; Youth; Civic engagement; Bangladeshi British; Islam, Great Britain; Jamaican British
  • "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; United States, North Carolina, Charlotte; Race; Participant observation; Homily; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Legitimation; Case study
  • 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: Participant observation; Comparative; Education; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Islam, U.S.A.; Moral; United States, New York, New York; 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: Participant observation; Education; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Evolution; Islam, U.S.A.; Literalism; United States, New York, New York
  • Israel's Religiously Divided Society.
    Pew Research Center (2016)
    Washington: Pew Research Center

    Associated Search Terms: Zionism; Statistics; Islam, Israel; Jewish, Haredi; Jewish, Israel; Marriage; Palestinian Israelis; Politics, Israel; Israel; Practice; Druze; Christian, Israel
  • “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: Politics, Pakistan; Islam, Pakistan; Pakistan; Islam, Sufi
  • 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: Great Britain; Switzerland; Islam, Latvia; United States; Spain; Poland; Netherlands; Lithuania; Latvia; Islam, Poland; Islam, Lithuania; Islam, Estonia; Germany; Islam, Germany; France; Islam, Belgium; Islam, Netherlands; Islam, Spain; Islam, Switzerland; Islam, U.S.A.; Organization; Belgium; Estonia; Islam, France
  • Islam in Europe: Cross-national differences in accommodation and explanations.
    Michalowski, Ines, and Marian Burchardt (2015)
    In Marian Burchardt and Ines Michalowski (eds.) After Integration: Islam, Conviviality and Contentious Politics in Europe. Wiesbaden: Springer VS, pp. 105-125.

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

    Associated Search Terms: Disaffiliation; Stigma; Apostate; Islam
  • 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: Switzerland; Islam, 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: Greece; Islam, Greece; Turkey; Sharia; Law; Comparative; Islam, Turkey
  • 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: Turkey; Turkish Europeans; Migrant; Islam, Turkey; Islam, Europe; Generations
  • 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 Ethic; Islam; Economic; Protestant; Islamic Work Ethic
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Citation data are provided by Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame; University of Texas at San Antonio).

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