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  • Migrations africaines et pentecôtisme en Suisse: Des dispositifs rituels au commerce de l’onction.
    Rey, Jeanne (2013)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Institut de Hautes Études Internationales et du Développement, Genève.

    Associated Search Terms: Commodification; Switzerland, Geneva; Ritual objects; Migration; African Swiss; Pentecostal, Switzerland
  • Bracketing out the truth? Managing bias in the study of new religious movements.
    Catto, Rebecca (2012)
    In Mathew Guest and Elisabeth Arweck (eds.) Religion and Knowledge: Sociologial Perspectives. Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 269-285.

    Based on the author's experience working in INFORM, responding to queries from the public. The issue was not over-identification with groups under consideration but the opposite.

    Associated Search Terms: Objectivity; Ethics
  • Durkheim and the Problem of Objectivity: A Reading of "Les formes élémentaires de la vie religieuse."
    Paoletti, Giovanni (2004)
    Revue française de sociologie 45, Supplement: 3-25.

    Associated Search Terms: Durkheim, Émile; Objectivity
  • "O Truant Muse": Collaborationism and Research Integrity.
    Beit-Hallahmi, Benjamin (2001)
    In Benjamin Zablocki and Thomas Robbins (eds.) Misunderstanding Cults. Searching for Objectivity in a Controversial Field. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, pp. 35-70.

    Accuses scholars conducting research on new religions of becoming advocates for them & of threatening the credibility of research in general.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethics; Objectivity; New religions
  • Caught up in the Cult Wars: Confessions of a Canadian Researcher.
    Palmer, Susan J. (2001)
    In Benjamin Zablocki and Thomas Robbins (eds.) Misunderstanding Cults. Searching for Objectivity in a Controversial Field. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, pp. 99-122.

    Autobiographical account of working as a microsociologist of new religions.

    Associated Search Terms: Objectivity; Palmer, Susan J.
  • Balance and Fairness in the Study of Alternative Religions.
    Robbins, Thomas L. (2001)
    In Benjamin Zablocki and Thomas Robbins (eds.) Misunderstanding Cults. Searching for Objectivity in a Controversial Field. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, pp. 71-91.

    Traces the origin of the conflict among scholars over new religions to expert testimony for & against abductive deprogramming. Outlines dilemmas for researchers amidst groups in conflict.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Objectivity; Anti-cult movement; Ethics
  • "Quo Vadis" the Scientific Study of New Religious Movements?
    Robbins, Thomas L. (2000)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 39:4: 515-523.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion; New religions; Suicide; Objectivity
  • Objectivity, Advocacy, and Animosity.
    Robbins, Thomas L. (1998)
    Nova religio 2:1: 24-30.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; Anti-cult movement; New religions; Objectivity
  • Blood, Oil, Honey, and Water: Symbolism in Spirit Possession Sects in Northeastern Brazil.
    Shapiro, Dolores J. (1995)
    American Ethnologist 22:4: 828-847.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil, northeast; Possession; Symbol; Ritual objects
  • Une leçon de choses: les objects culturels d'une prêtresse Anyi (Côte d'Ivoire).
    Perrot, Claude-Hélène (1992)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 79: 19-35.

    Studies objects an Agni priestess of possession cults has accumulated during her journeys.

    Associated Search Terms: Ivory Coast; Possession; Ritual objects
  • Charisma and Objectivity.
    Rhodes, Aaron A. (1988)
    Archives européennes de sociologie 29:1: 12-30.

    Draws parallels between charisma in religion & objectivity in science.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; Objectivity
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