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  • Croyances et religiosités en Amérique latine: approche théorique du multiculturalisme.
    Gutiérrez-Martínez, Daniel (2008)
    Social Compass 55:3: 275-189.

    The focus would be on religiosities, not traditional institutions, once pluralism & localism challenge the former monopoly.

    Associated Search Terms: Localism; Individualism; Pluralism; Latin America
  • Islamic Politics at the Sub-regional Level in Dagestan: Tariqa Brotherhoods, Ethnicities, Localism and the Spiritual Board.
    Matsuzato, Kimitaka, and Magomed-Rasul Ibragimov (2005)
    Europe-Asia Studies 57:5: 753-779.

    Associated Search Terms: Localism; Ethnic; Dagestan; Tariqa Brotherhood; Islam, Dagestan
  • Local Baptists, Local Politics: Churches and Communities in the Middle and Uplands South.
    Grammick, Clifford A., Jr. (1999)
    Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press.

    Describes 6 sectarian Baptist groups in the Appalachian South, & their varied involvements in politics.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Appalachia; Localism; Politics, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.
  • The Politics of Gender and the "Two-party" Thesis in American Protestantism.
    Swatos, William H., Jr. (1997)
    Social Compass 44:1: 23-35.

    Critique of survey research on U.S. Protestantism; sees denominational cosmopolitanism in tension with congregational localism.

    Associated Search Terms: Local/cosmopolitan; Protestant, U.S.A.; New class; Merger; Schism; Conflict; Methodology; Women
  • Local religion and village identity.
    Feuchtwang, Stephan (1996)
    In Tao Tao Liu and David Faure (eds.) Unity and Diversity: Local Cultures and Identities in China. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: China; Localism
  • "The Great Reversal": Selves, Communities, and the Global System.
    Simpson, John H. (1996)
    Sociology of Religion 57:2: 115-125.

    Reactive localism, global social movements, networked primordialism, & ethno-religious conflict limit global rationalization.

    Associated Search Terms: Globalization; Localism; Rationalization
  • Rénouveau de la religion locale en Espagne.
    Albert-Llorca, Marlène (1996)
    In Grace Davie and Daniele Hervieu-Léger (eds.), Identités religieuses en Europe. Paris: La Découverte, pp. 235-256.

    While church attendance in Spain falls, local feasts, mostly Marian, flourish, especially in the Valencia region.

    Associated Search Terms: Saints; Localism; Catholic, Spain; Identity; Spain, Valencia; Feast
  • Protestant approaches to European unification.
    Willaime, Jean-Paul (1994)
    In John Fulton and Peter Gee (eds.) Religion in Contemporary Europe. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, pp. 73-108.

    The localist tradition of the European Protestant churches is expressed in occasional resistance against the European Community.

    Associated Search Terms: Localism; Protestant, Europe; Europe
  • Western Hemisphere Protestantism in Global Perspective.
    Swatos, William H., Jr. (1994)
    In Roberto Cipriani (ed.) "Religions sans Frontières?" Prsent and Future Trends of Migration, Culture, and Communication. Roma: Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato, pp. 180-196. Comment by Mario Miegge, pp. 197-202.

    Examines divisions & clusters in western hemisphere Protestantism.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant; Conservative/liberal; Women; Local/cosmopolitan
  • Resistencia y hegemonía: cultos locales y religión centralizada en los Andes del Sur.
    Merlino, Rodolfo, and Mario Rebey (1993)
    Sociedad y religión 10/11: 113-127.

    Associated Search Terms: Latin America; Localism; Hegemony
  • Appartenenza territoriale e pratica religiosa.
    Tomasi, Luigi (1992)
    In Renzo Gubert (ed.) L'appartenenza territoriale tra ecologia e cultura. Trento, Italy: Reverdito Edizioni, pp. 397-409.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Localism
  • Christian Beliefs and Ethnocentrism in Dutch Society: A Test of Three Models.
    Eisinga, Rob, Albert Felling, and Jan Peters (1991)
    Review of Religious Research 32:3: 305-320.

    Analyzes 1985 survey data from adults in the Netherlands.

    Associated Search Terms: Netherlands; Prejudice; Local/cosmopolitan; Nationalism; Belief; Authoritarianism
  • Transmitting Values in European Malta. A Study in the Contemporary Values of Modern Society.
    Abela, Anthony M. (1991)
    Rome: Gregorian University Press/Malta: Jesuit Publications.

    Analyzes 1983-84 interview data from adult Maltese, European Values System Study Group & follow-up data.

    Associated Search Terms: Values; Malta; Local/cosmopolitan; Education; Socialization; Catholic, Malta
  • Localism and Religiosity in the Netherlands.
    Eisinga, Rob, Jan Lammers, and Jan Peters (1990)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 29:4: 496-504.

    1985 Dutch survey data; shows the importance of cultural localism, as distinct from social localism.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Localism; Netherlands
  • Renewing "Religion" for Sociology: Specifying the Situational Approach.
    Swatos, William H., Jr. (1990)
    Sociological Focus 23:3: 141-153.

    Notes a functionalist definition of & evolutionist presuppositions about religion have hampered the sociology of religion with respect both to religious trends & sociology at large.

    Associated Search Terms: Definition of religion; Constructionist theory; Sociology of religion; Localism
  • Localism, religiosity, orthodoxy, and liberalism: The case of Jews in the United States.
    Lazerwitz, Bernard, J. Alan Winter, and Arnold Dashefsky (1988)
    Social Forces 67: 229-242.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative/liberal; Jewish, U.S.A.; Localism; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Religiosity
  • Women Clergy in England. Sexism, Modern Consciousness, and Church Viability.
    Lehman, Edward C., Jr. (1987)
    Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Localism; Comparative; Great Britain; Women; Clergy; United States
  • Sexism, Organizational Maintenance, and Localism: A Research Note.
    Lehman, Edward C., Jr. (1987)
    Sociological Analysis 48:3: 274-282.

    Analyzes 1983-84 British lay member survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodist, Great Britain; Baptist, Great Britain; Church of England; Prejudice, sexism; Reformed, Great Britain; Women; Local/cosmopolitan; Great Britain
  • The Local/Cosmopolitan Dichotomy and Acceptance of Women Clergy: A Replication.
    Lehman, Edward C., Jr. (1986)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 25:4: 461-482.

    A refined local/cosmopolitan dichotomy (structural, cultural, ecclesiological localism) is useful with 1983-84 data on opinions about female clergy, from lay members of 4 denominations in Great Britain.

    Associated Search Terms: Baptist, Great Britain; Reformed, Great Britain; Clergy; Church of England; Women; Local/cosmopolitan; Great Britain; Methodist, Great Britain
  • The Impact of Theological Orientation and of Breadth of Perspective on Church Members' Attitudes and Behaviors: Roof, Mol and Kaill Revisited.
    Black, Alan W. (1985)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 24:1: 87-100.

    1979 New South Wales data from 3 denominations; conservative beliefs predict attendance, participation, moral conservatism, & views on ecumenism & church change; localism, dogmatism, & civil liberalism predicted views on social justice.

    Associated Search Terms: Congregational, Australia; Australia, New South Wales; Local/cosmopolitan; Uniting Church in Australia; Presbyterian, Australia; Belief; Ecumenism; Law; Justice; Moral; Conservative, Australia; Australia; Practice
  • Community and Commitment among Catholics: A Test of Local/Cosmopolitan Theory.
    Petersen, Larry R., and K. Peter Takayama (1984)
    Sociological Quarterly 25:1: 92-112.

    Based on a 1981 sample of Catholics in west Tennessee. Localism affected religious beliefs & played some role in mediating effects of education, size of home town, & length of residence. It had little effect on behavioral religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Local/cosmopolitan; Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Tennessee; Education; Practice
  • Religious Commitment and Conservatism: Toward Understanding an Elusive Relationship.
    Petersen, Larry R., and K. Peter Takayama (1984)
    Sociological Analysis 45:4: 354-371.

    Analyzes 1981 questionnaire data from Catholics in western Tennessee.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Tennessee; Catholic, U.S.A.; Salience; Local/cosmopolitan; Conservative, U.S.A.; Prejudice; Activism
  • Local/Cosmopolitan Theory and Religiosity among Catholic Nuns and Brothers.
    Petersen, Larry R., and K. Peter Takayama (1983)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 22:4: 303-315.

    Analyzes 1981 questionnaire data from nuns & brothers in the Catholic diocese of Memphis.

    Associated Search Terms: Sisters; Local/cosmopolitan; Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Tennessee, Memphis; Orders/congregations; Brothers
  • Religion and Community-Oriented Attitudes.
    Martinson, Oscar B., Eugene A. Wilkening, and F.H. Buttel (1982)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 21:1: 48-58.

    Analyzes 1974 survey data from Wisconsin.

    Associated Search Terms: Integration (social); Rural; United States, Wisconsin; Localism
  • Beyond Denominationalism?: Community and Culture in American Religion.
    Swatos, William H., Jr. (1981)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 20:3: 217-227.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Denominationalism; Local/cosmopolitan
  • The Civil Rights Movement and the Clergy in a Southern Community.
    Ammerman, Nancy T. (1981)
    Sociological Analysis 41:4: 339-350.

    Analysis of 1976-77 interviews with 72 white clergy in Tuscaloosa; localism varied inverse with civil rights activity.

    Associated Search Terms: Community study; Activism; Clergy; Localism; United States, Alabama, Tuscaloosa; Civil rights movement
  • Established Religiosity in Modern Society: Islam in Indonesia.
    Tamney, Joseph B. (1979)
    Sociological Analysis 40:2: 125-135.

    Analyzes interview data from residents of Java, aged 16-40. Community size negatively but education positively correlates to Islamic religiosity; localism was not related to praying but was positively related to alms giving.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Indonesia; Local/cosmopolitan; Almsgiving; Prayer; Urban; Indonesia, Java; Education
  • Determinants of Commitment and Participation in Suburban Protestant Churches.
    Hoge, Dean R., and Jackson W. Carroll (1978)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 17:2: 107-127.

    Analyzes merged questionnaire data from members of 2 United Methodist & 2 Presbyterian churches in Philadelphia & Atlanta areas; localism & status group theory provided the best predictor models while deprivation theory was not supported.

    Associated Search Terms: Communality; Participation; Practice; Deprivation; Socialization; Belief; Status group; Localism; Contributions
  • Community and Commitment. Religious Plausibility in a Liberal Protestant Church.
    Roof, Wade Clark (1978)
    New York: Elsevier.

    Analyzes 1968 questionnaire data from a sample of North Carolina Episcopal Diocese lay members.

    Associated Search Terms: Episcopal; Dimensions of religiosity; Local/cosmopolitan; Privatization; Secularization; Plausibility; United States, North Carolina
  • Preachers Versus Teachers: Local-cosmopolitan Conflicts over Textbook Censorship in an Appalachian Community.
    Cummings, Scott, Richard Briggs, and James Mercy (1977)
    Rural Sociology 42: 7-21.

    Associated Search Terms: Localism; Education; Conflict; United States, Appalachia
  • Localism, Southern Culture, and the Role of Clergymen in the Civil Rights Movement in a Southern Community.
    Ammerman, Nancy T. (1977)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, University of Louisville.

    Analyzes 1976-77 interviews from 72 white clergy in Tuscaloosa; localism varied inversely with civil rights activity.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Alabama, Tuscaloosa; Activism; Clergy; Civil rights movement; Community study; Localism
  • Conversions à Singapour. Contribution à une Sociologie de la Mutation Socio-Religieuse.
    Lopez de Ceballos, Paloma (1976)
    Social Compass 23:1: 23-46.

    Analyzes narratives of reasons for converting to Catholicism in Singapore, given in 1966 & '67; its appeal is enhanced by its internationality in a nation where traditional peoples become exposed to cosmopolitan realities.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Catholic, Singapore; Local/cosmopolitan
  • Traditional Religion in Contemporary Society: A Theory of Local-cosmopolitan Plausibility.
    Roof, Wade Clark (1976)
    American Sociological Review 41:2: 195-208.

    North Carolina Episcopalian data show the local/cosmopolitan dichotomy explains dimensional religiosity patterns & provides an interpretation of the effects of education & community size.

    Associated Search Terms: Local/cosmopolitan; Episcopal; United States, North Carolina; Dimensions of religiosity; Urban; Education
  • Localism and Temperance.
    Wilson, John, and Kenneth Manton (1975)
    Sociology and Social Research 59:2: 121-135.

    Analyzes 1971 questionnaire data from Charlotte, North Carolina, prior to a referendum on liquor laws. Interprets data to show localism, including church attendance, related to opposition to liquor.

    Associated Search Terms: Alcohol; Local/cosmopolitan; United States, North Carolina, Charlotte; Practice; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Explaining Traditional Religion in Contemporary Society.
    Roof, Wade Clark (1974)
    In Allan W. Eister (ed.) Changing Perspectives in the Scientific Study of Religion. New York: Wiley, pp. 295-314.

    Associated Search Terms: Local/cosmopolitan
  • Religious Orthodoxy and Minority Prejudice: Causal Relationship or Reflection of Localistic World View?
    Roof, Wade Clark (1974)
    American Journal of Sociology 80:3: 643-664.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Episcopal clergy in North Carolina.

    Associated Search Terms: Local/cosmopolitan; Episcopal; Clergy; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Prejudice
  • The Local-cosmopolitan Orientation and Traditional Religious Commitment.
    Roof, Wade Clark (1972)
    Sociological Analysis 33:1: 1-15.

    The local/cosmopolitan dimension is proposed as a predictor of traditional religiosity. This is tested with data from a sample of Southern Baptists from Chapel Hill and Carrboro, North Carolina.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; United States, North Carolina, Carrboro; United States, North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Southern Baptist; Local/cosmopolitan
  • Local and Cosmopolitan Aspects of Religious Activity in a Northern Suburb.
    Clark, David B. (1970)
    In David Martin and Michael Hill 9eds.), A Sociological Yearbook of Religion in Britain 3. London: SCM Press, pp. 45-64.

    Community study of a working class suburb in Great Britain.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Mobility (geographical); Localism; Urban
  • Il problema dell'appartenenza religiosa durante il passagio da una civilizzazione pre-tecnica ad una civilizzazione tecnica: il caso del Messorgiorno d'Itlaia.
    Scarpati, Rosario (1963)
    Sociologia religiosa 7:9/10: 32-51.

    General comments on the culture of Italy's South; maintains that the Catholic Church reinforces a localism that retards development.

    Associated Search Terms: Development; Localism; Italy; Change
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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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