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  • 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
  • Storming Zion. Government Raids on Religious Communities.
    Wright, Stuart A., and Susan J. Palmer (2016)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Overview of government raids on religious minorities. An increase in raids in the 1990s was related to a shift of the anti-cult movement from brain washing accusations to child abuse ones. 6 case studies.

    Associated Search Terms: Case study; Nuwaubian; Violence; The Family; State; Social movement; Scientology; Twelve Tribes; Persecution; Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Child abuse; Branch Davidian; Brainwashing; Apostate; Anti-cult movement; Conflict theory; Moral panic
  • The Varieties of Religious Repression: Why Governments Restrict Relgiion.
    Sarkissian, Ani (2015)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Persecution; State
  • American Muslim political responses to threat.
    Schoettmer, Patrick (2015)
    In Paul A. Djupe (ed.) Religion and Political Tolerance in America. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pp. 228-247.

    Associated Search Terms: Persecution; Islam, U.S.A.
  • Religious Difference in a Secular Age: A Minority Report.
    Mahmood, Saba (2015)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Persecution of minorities in Egypt is a function of secular nationalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Nationalism; Persecution; Secularization; Participant observation; Egypt
  • When heterodoxy becomes heresy: Using Bourdieu's concept of doxa to describe state-sanctioned exclusion in Pakistan.
    Qadir, Ali (2015)
    Sociology of Religion 76:2: 155-176.

    Examines declassified transcripts of Pakistani parliamentary discussions of constitutional amendments that made Ahmadiyya heretical & subject to persecution.

    Associated Search Terms: Ahmadiyya; Symbolic capital; Politics, Pakistan; Persecution; Pakistan; Islam, Pakistan; Heresy; Doxa; Discourse; Bourdieu, Pierre
  • Melodies of resistance: Islamist music in secular Turkey.
    Tas, Hakki (2014)
    Social Compass 61:3: 368-383.

    During the official secularist era in Turkey, resistance took the form of Islamist music.

    Associated Search Terms: Turkey; Politics, Turkey; Persecution; Music; Islam, Turkey
  • Origins and consequences of religious freedoms: A global overview.
    Finke, Roger (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 74:3: 297-313.

    Reviews motives & other factors in the state regulation of religions; conflict often results from restriction & persecution.

    Associated Search Terms: Freedom of religion; State; Minority; Conflict; Persecution
  • The role of the state in the repression and revival of relgiosity in central eastern Europe.
    Müller, Tim, and Anja Neundorf (2012)
    Social Forces 91:2: 559-582.

    Associated Search Terms: Persecution; Revival; State; Europe, central
  • Religion in China. Survival and Revival under Communist Rule.
    Yang, Fenggang (2012)
    New York: Oxford University Press

    Brings together previously published essays by the author on religion in Communist China.

    Associated Search Terms: Marxism; Oligopoly; Market model; China; Persecution; Definition of religion; Regulation; Atheist, China
  • The Price of Freedom Denied: Religious Persecution and Conflict in the Twenty-first Century.
    Grim, Brian J., and Roger Finke (2011)
    New York: Cambridge University Press.

    International data suggest limitations on religion lead to conflict.

    Associated Search Terms: Regulation; Conflict; Pluralism; Persecution; Freedom of religion
  • Introduction.
    Wright, Stuart A., and James T. Richardson (2011)
    In Stuart A. Wright and James T. Richardson (eds.) Saints under Siege. The Texas State Raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints. New York: New York University Press, pp. 1-22.

    Provides a general narrative of a state government raid on a polygamist ranch, showing that an anti-cult view prevailed over evidence in launching the raid.

    Associated Search Terms: Anti-cult movement; United States, Texas, Eldorado; Polygyny; Social construction of reality; Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Persecution
  • Cruel Creeds, Virtuous Violence: Religious Violence Across Culture and History.
    Eller, Jack David (2010)
    Amherst, New York: Prometheus.

    Covers a range of religious violence: war, terrorism, sacrifice, self-injury, persecution, ethno-religious conflict, as well as non-violence.

    Associated Search Terms: Non-violent; Conflict; Persecution; Violence
  • Forcierte Säkularität, Religiöser Wandel und Generationendynamik im Osten Deutschlands.
    Wohlrab-Sahr, Monika, Uta Karstein, and Thomas Schmidt-Lux (2009)
    Frankfurt am main: Campus.

    Associated Search Terms: Germany, East; Change; Generations; Secularism; Persecution
  • The Plot to Kill God. Findings from the Soviet Experiment in Secularization.
    Froese, Paul (2008)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Persecution; Soviet Union
  • Pakistani nationalism and the state marginalisation of the Ahmadiyya community in Pakistan.
    Saeed, Sadia (2007)
    Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism 7:3: 132-152.

    Associated Search Terms: Ahmadiyya; Nationalism; Pakistan; Persecution
  • Religious Persecution in Cross-national Context: Clashing Civilizations or Regulated Religious Economies?
    Grim, Brian J., and Roger Finke (2007)
    American Sociological Review 72: 633-658.

    Received the 2009 Distinguished Article Award from the American Sociological Association’s Sociology of Religion Section.

    Associated Search Terms: State; Comparative; Market model; Persecution
  • The Path of the Devil. Early Modern Witch Hunts.
    Jensen, Gary F. (2006)
    Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield.

    Associated Search Terms: Persecution; Historical; Witch
  • Qigong, Falun Gong, et la religiond e l'État moderne chinois.
    Ownby, David (2006)
    Sociologie et sociétés 38:1: 93-112.

    Associated Search Terms: China; Falun Gong; Qigong; Persecution
  • Impact of the State on the Evolution of a Sect.
    Lu, Yunfeng, and Graeme Lang (2006)
    Sociology of Religion 67:3: 249-270.

    Yiguan Dao was sect-like when under repression but is becoming more a denomination now that it is recognized in Taiwan.

    Associated Search Terms: State; Change; China; Sect; Yiguan Dao; Taiwan; Persecution; Typology
  • Church, State and Society in Eastern Europe.
    Tomka, Miklós (2005)
    Washington: Council for Research in Values and Philosophy.

    Collection of essays & sudies from before, during, & well after the fall of communism; some on Eastern Europe in general, some on Hungary.

    Associated Search Terms: Hungary; Catholic, Hungary; Europe, eastern; Persecution; State
  • After Atheism: An Analysis of Religious Monopolies in the Post-Communist World.
    Froese, Paul (2004)
    Sociology of Religion 65:1: 57-75.

    Contrary to religious economy theory, the religious pluralism of the post-Soviet successor states does not predict religious membership rates, & low religious regulation fails to predict. Repression & competing with atheism invigorated monopolies.

    Associated Search Terms: Persecution; Soviet Union; Pluralism
  • Une Église Dissidente? L'Église Gréco-Catholique Roumaine pendant la Période Communiste (1948-1989).
    Mahieu, Stéphanie (2004)
    Revue d'études comparative Est-Ouest 35:4: 93-126.

    Associated Search Terms: Romania; Greek Catholic, Romania; Persecution
  • Regulating Religion. A Sociological and Historical Introduction.
    Richardson, James T. (2004)
    In James T. Richardson (ed.), Regulating Religion, Case Studies from Around the Globe. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum, pp. 1-22.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; New religions; Persecution; Law; Brainwashing
  • The Hidden Sphere of Religious Searches in the Soviet Union: Independent Religious Communities in Leningrad from the 1960s to the 1970s.
    Tchepournaya, Olga (2003)
    Sociology of Religion 64:3: 377-387.

    Focuses on the religious quests of intellectuals in Leningrad (St. Petersburg) during the Soviet era.

    Associated Search Terms: Persecution; Soviet Union, Leningrad; Russian Orthodox; Russia, St. Petersburg
  • Persecution.
    Remus, Harold (2002)
    In Anthony J. Blasi, Jean Duhaime, and Paul-André Turcotte (eds.) Handbook of Early Christianity. Social Science Approaches. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira Press, pp. 431-452.

    Associated Search Terms: Persecution; Early Christian
  • Peace, persecution, and preparations for Yahshua's return: The case of the Messianic Communities "Twelve Tribes."
    Palmer, Susan J. (2001)
    In Stephen Hunt (ed.) Christian Millenarianism: From the Early Church to Waco. Lodon; Hurst, pp. 59-80.

    Associated Search Terms: Millenarian; Twelve Tribes; Persecution
  • The Nation?s Tortured Body: Violence, Representation, and the Formation of a Sikh “Diaspora.”
    Axel, Brian Keith (2001)
    Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Diaspora; Sikh; Sikh, India; India; Persecution; Historical; Imagery
  • State imposed secularism: Yet another dimension?
    Barker, Eileen (1998)
    In Rudi Laermans, Bryan R. Wilson, and Jaak Billiet (eds.) Secularisation and Social Integration; Papers in Honor of Karel Dobbelaere. Leuven: Leuven University Press, pp. 191-210.

    Associated Search Terms: State; Persecution; Secularization
  • Coping with Persecution. Religious Change in Communism and in post-Communist Reconstruction in Central Europe.
    Tomka, Miklós (1998)
    International Sociology 13:2: 229-248.

    Neither secularization nor rational choice theory explains the changes in religion in central Europe during & after the Soviet era; acculturation serves better.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Acculturation; Rational choice theory; Secularization; Persecution; Europe, central
  • Ideology and Utopianism in Wartime Japan. An Essay on the Subversiveness of Christian Eschatology.
    Mullins, Mark R. (1994)
    Japanese Journal of Religious Studies 21:2/3: 261-280.

    Based on police reports in 1930s Japan, on apocalyptic-oriented Christians arrested for not participating in civil religious ceremonials.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil religion; Eschatology; Japan; Christian, Japan; Persecution
  • Toleranz und Repression. Zur Lage religiöser Minderheiten in modernen Gesellschaften.
    Neumann, Johannes, and Michael W. Fischer (eds.) (1987)
    Frankfurt: Campus Verlag.

    Associated Search Terms: Minority; Tolerance; Persecution
  • The politics of ritual disguise: Repression and response in Taiwanese religion.
    Weller, Robert P. (1987)
    Modern China 13:1: 17-39.

    Associated Search Terms: Persecution; Ritual; Taiwan; Politics, Taiwan
  • Repression and the Decline of Social Movements: The Case of the New Religions.
    Bromley, David G., and Anson D. Shupe, Jr. (1983)
    In J. Freeman 9ed.), Social Movements of the Sixties and Seventies. New York: Longman, pp. 335-347.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; New religions; Persecution
  • Repression of Religious "Cults."
    Bromley, David G., Anson D. Shupe, Jr., and Bruce C. Busching (1981)
    Research in Social Movements, Conflict and Change 4 (Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press): 25-45.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Persecution; Anti-cult movement
  • Cults, Brainwashing, and Counter-Subversion.
    Robbins, Thomas L., and Dick Anthony (1979)
    Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 446: 78-90.

    Draws parallels between the anti-cult movement & anti-Masonic, anti-Mormon, & anti-Catholic movement sin American history.

    Associated Search Terms: Tolerance; Persecution; Anti-cult movement; Authoritarianism
  • The Orthodox and the Baptists in the USSR: Resources for the Survival of Ideologically Defined Deviance.
    Pankhurst, Jerry G. (1978)
    Unpublshed Ph.D. dissertation, University of Michigan.

    Associated Search Terms: Soviet Union; Persecution; Baptist, Soviet Union; Russian Orthodox, Soviet Union
  • The Persecution of Jehovah's Witnesses in Southern Africa.
    Jubber, Ken (1977)
    Social Compass 24:1: 121-134.

    The Witnesses' political neutrality provoked persecution.

    Associated Search Terms: Persecution; Africa; Jehovah´s Witness, Africa
  • The Erik Janssonist Movement of Pre-industrial Sweden.
    Nelson, Charles H. (1977)
    Sociological Analysis 38:3: 209-225.

    Studies a 19th century sect that fled persecution in Sweden & settled in Illinois, sparking a Swedish national debate about religious liberty. Both material conditions & religious distinctiveness gave the movement a protest character.

    Associated Search Terms: Persecution; Historical; Social movement; Sweden; Tolerance; Erik Janssonist Movement (Bishop Hill)
  • Even a Moonie Has Civil Rights.
    Robbins, Thomas L. (1977)
    Nation 224:8: 238-241.

    Argues that if persecution of deviant religions on obscurantist grounds of "mind control" is institutionalized, its application to political dissidents may be inevitable.

    Associated Search Terms: Unification Church, U.S.A.; Brainwashing; Persecution; Anti-cult movement; Law
  • The Battle Against Religion in the U.S.S.R.
    Hulicka, Karel (1968)
    Sociologia religiosa 17/18: 75-90.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, Soviet Union; Persecution; Soviet Union
  • The Persecution of Huguenots and French Economic Development.
    Scoville, Warren C. (1960)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    French Calvinism may have formed pro-business attitudes; it elicited a persecution that left economic success as the only road to security.

    Associated Search Terms: France; Modernization; Huguenot, France; Persecution; Economic; Stratification
  • Die Kirche in Ungarn. Entwicklung und heutige Situation der kirchlichen Verhältnisse in Ungarn.
    Káldi, Georg (1956)
    Social Compass 4:2: 37-67.

    Reviews a religious revival 1894-1944, & persecution 1945-56; presents demographics, comparisons of Catholicism with other denominations, & data on occupations, church organization, clergy, education, & media.

    Associated Search Terms: Persecution; Hungary; Catholic, Hungary
  • Die Verfolgungslogien in formgeschichtlicher und soziologischer Beleuchtung.
    Riddle, Donald W. (1934)
    Zeitschrift für die neutestamentliche Wissenschaft 33: 271-289.

    Sees the gospels' portrayals of Jesus as in part a posthumous ideal model for a religious movement that was facing persecution.

    Associated Search Terms: Persecution; Martyr; Early Christian
  • From Apocalypse to Martyrology.
    Riddle, Donald W. (1927)
    Anglican Theological Review 9:3: 260-280.

    Sees Jewish apocalyptic literature & Christian martyrologies as writings designed to control the religions' members during episodes of persecution.

    Associated Search Terms: Social control; Hebrew; Martyr; Apocalyptic; Early Christian; Jewish; Literature; Persecution
  • The Martyr Motif in the Gospel According to Mark.
    Riddle, Donald W. (1924)
    Journal of Religion 4: 397-410.

    Sees the Gospel of Mark as a martyrology intended to maintain internal church control in a time of persecution.

    Associated Search Terms: Persecution; Social control; Early Christian; Martyr
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