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  • Contemporary Evidence Regarding the Impact of State Regulation of Religion on Religious Participation and Belief.
    Fox, Jonathan, and Ephraim Tabory (2008)
    Sociology of Religion 69:3: 245-271.

    Based on 1990-2002 international nation-level data; degree of state regulation of religion invrsely predicts religious practice but not belief.

    Associated Search Terms: Competition; Monopoly; Practice; Belief; State
  • Repensando el Monopolio Religioso del Catolicismo en Argentina.
    Frigerio, Alejandro (2007)
    In María Julia Carozzo and C. Ceriani (eds.) Ciencias sociales y religion en América Latina. Perspectivas en debate. Buenos Aires: Biblos & ACSRM, pp. 87-116.

    Associated Search Terms: Monopoly; Argentina; Catholic, Argentina
  • The "Secularization" of Utah and Religious Competition.
    Phillips, Rick (1999)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 38:1: 72-82.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; United States, Utah; Monopoly; Secularization; Competition
  • Leaving the Distant Church: The Danish Experience.
    Iversen, Hans Raun (1997)
    In Mordechai Bar-Lev and William Shaffir (eds.), Leaving Religion and Religious Life. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, pp. 139-158.

    Associated Search Terms: Denmark; Monopoly; Lutheran, Denmark; Disaffiliation
  • Religion et identité nationale au Danemark.
    Riis, Ole (1996)
    In Grace Davie and Danièle Hervieu-Léger (eds.) Identités religieuses en Europe. Paris: La Décourverte, pp. 113-130.

    Describes the diversity & tolerance of the Danish state church.

    Associated Search Terms: Monopoly; Civil religion; Lutheran, Denmark; Belief; State; Identity; Denmark; Tolerance
  • Ethnocultural Cleavages and the Growth of Church Membership in the United States.
    Blau, Judith R., Kent Redding, and Kenneth C. Land (1993)
    Sociological Forum 8:4: 609-637. [Nicholas J. Demerath III, Peter Dobkin Hall, Terry Schmitt, Rhys H. Williams (eds.), Sacred Companies. Organizational Aspects of Religion and Religious Aspects of Organizations. NY: Oxford University Press, 1998]

    Analyzes county level church membership data in the U.S. 1860-1930; monopoly advantages are related to isolation & particularism, competitive advantages are present for egalitarian groups.

    Associated Search Terms: Monopoly; Ecology; Membership; United States; Competition; Pluralism; Ethnic
  • Do Catholic Societies Really Exist?
    Stark, Rodney (1992)
    Rationality and Society 4:3: 261-271.

    Proposes Catholics' commitment varies inversely with the proportion of a society's population that is Catholic; applies the hypothesis to nation states.

    Associated Search Terms: Commitment; Catholic; Monopoly; Pluralism
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