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  • The children of converts: Beyond the first generation of contemporary Pagans.
    Fennell, Julie, and Laura A. Wildman-Hanlon (2017)
    Social Compass 64:2: 288-306.

    Reports data on current religion from a convenience internet survey of adults who had been children in pagan families.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Pagan, U.S.A.; Internet survey; Family; Generations
  • American Heathens: The Politics of Identity in a Pagan Religious Movement.
    Snook, Jennifer S. (2015)
    Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Pagan, U.S.A.; Identity
  • Standing up to be counted: Understanding Pagan responses to the 2011 British censuses
    Crowley, Vivianne (2014)
    Religion 44:3: 1-19.

    Surveyed Pagans about how they identified themselves in the British census.

    Associated Search Terms: Pagan, Great Britain; Census; Great Britain
  • Sex, Death and Witchcraft: A Contemporary Pagan Festival.
    Ezzy, Douglas (2014)
    New York: Bloomsbury.

    Associated Search Terms: Death; Pagan; Witch; Sex; Feast; Participant observation
  • Paganistan. Contemporary Pagan Community in Minnesota's Twin Cities.
    Pizza, Murphy (2014)
    Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; United States, Minnesota, Minneapolis; Paganistan; United States, Minnesota, St. Paul; Pagan, U.S.A.
  • Gender and paganism in census and survey data.
    Lewis, James R., and Inga B. Tøllefsen (2013)
    Pomegranate 15: 1-2.

    Reviews census data from 4 nations; pagans tend to be female.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender; Pagan
  • "I was always this way...": Rhetorics of continuty in narratives of conversion.
    Johnston, Erin F. (2013)
    Sociological Forum 28:3: 549-573.

    Associated Search Terms: Pagan; Convert; Conversion; Discourse
  • "I was always this way...": Rhetorics of continuity in narratives of conversion.
    Johnson, Erin (2013)
    Sociologial Forum 28:3: 549-573.

    Studies the principal rhetorical conventions within Pagan practitioners’ narratives of conversion. Based on fieldwork & 25 in-depth interviews with Pagan practitioners.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Pagan, U.S.A.; Discourse; Conversion
  • The pagan explosion revisited: A statistical post mortem on the teen witch fad.
    Lewis, James R. (2012)
    Pomegranate: The International Journal of Pagan Studies 14:1: 128-139.

    Associated Search Terms: Witch; Adolescents; Pagan
  • Crafting Contemporary Pagan Identities in a Catholic Society.
    Rountree, Kathryn (2010)
    Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate.

    Associated Search Terms: Malta; Pagan, Malta; Participant observation
  • Schism as midwife: How conflict aided the birth of a contemporary Pagan community.
    Pizza, Murphy (2009)
    In James R. Lewis and Sarah M. Lewis (eds.) Sacred Schisms. How Religions Divide. New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 248-261.

    Focuses on a schism in a Wiccan church in Minneapolis. One of the churches became an umbrella for other kinds of Paganism.

    Associated Search Terms: Pagan, U.S.A.; Schism; United States, Minnesota, Minneapolis; Wicca, U.S.A.
  • The pagan explosion.
    Lewis, James R. (2007)
    In Hannah E. Johnston and Peg Aloi (eds.) The New Generation Witches: Teenage Witchcraft in Contemporary Culture. Hampshire, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 13-23.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Pagan; Witch
  • Discourses of authenticity within a Pagan community: The emergence of the "fluffy bunny" sanction.
    Coco, Angela, and Ian Woodward (2007)
    Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 36:5: 479-504.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Authenticity; Discourse; Australia; Pagan, Australia
  • Witching Culture: Folklore and Neo-Paganism inAmerica.
    Magliocco, Sabine (2004)
    Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press

    Associated Search Terms: Pagan, U.S.A.; Witch; Folklore
  • Nine Worlds of Seid-Magic: Ecstasy and Neo-Shamanism in North European Paganism.
    Blain, Jenny (2002)
    London: Routledge.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecstasy; Europe, northern; Pagan; Shamanism
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