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  • Secularization, religious plurality and position: Local inter-religious cooperation in contemporary Sweden.
    Nordin, Magdalena (2017)
    Social Compass 64:3:388-403.

    Based on 2010-11 participant observation & interviews. Shows power imbalances in inter-religious cooperation. Interfaith cooperation aims at overcoming secularization.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecumenism; Pluralism; Power; Sweden
  • Deep Equality in an Era of Religious Diversity.
    Beaman, Lori G. (2017)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Tolerance; Diversity; Equality; Pluralism
  • Diversity as neoliberal governmentality: Towards a new sociological genealogy of religion.
    Burchardt, Marian (2017)
    Social Compass 64:2: 180-193.

    Religious diversity is a form of governmentality that is both engendered by and enables secular neocapitalist governmentality.

    Associated Search Terms: Foucault, Michel; Capitalism; Diversity; Governmentality; Modernization; Pluralism
  • The politics of religious heritage: Framing claims to religion as culture in Spain.
    Astor, Avi, Marian Burchardt, and Mar Griera (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:1: 126-142.

    Religious & political actors frame religion as heritage in order to legitimate institutional, symbolic, & ceremonial privileges enjoyed by the established Catholicism.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity, national; Catholic, Spain; Spain; Pluralism; State
  • Religious belief in Christian higher education: Is religious and political diversity relativizing?
    Thomson, Robert A., and Phil Davignon (2017)
    Social Compass 64:3: 404-423.

    Based on 2012 online survey data from students at conservative Christian colleges & universities in the U.S.A. Absolutism & literalism declined over the course of college education. Political diversity markedly contributed to the declines as well.

    Associated Search Terms: Exclusivism; Literalism; Pluralism; Politics; Students, undergraduate; Education
  • Religion and religions in prisons: Observations from the United States and Europe.
    Becci, Irene, and Joshua Dubler (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:2: 241-247.

    Overview of prisoners' religion in Germany, Italy, & U.S.A. by 2 ethnographers. Notes that the governments have "subcontracted" rehabilitation to religious institutions.

    Associated Search Terms: Germany; Individualism; Italy; Penology; Pluralism; Privatization; United States
  • School context and ethnic minority adolescent religiosity: A longitudinal study.
    Van der Bracht, Koen, Roselien Vervaet, Fanny D'hont, Peter Stevens, Bart Van de Putte, and Mieke Van Houtte (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:3: 658-666.

    Analyzes 2011-12 & 2014-15 panel data from secondary level students in Flanders. Ethnic pluralism lessened the fall-off of religious participating by high religious students.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Students, secondary; Panel study; Ethnic; Education; Diversity; Belgium, Flanders; Adolescents
  • Catholics and atheists: A cross-cultural qualitative analysis of religious identities among gay men.
    Izienicki, Hubert (2017)
    Sociology of Religion 78:3: 263-288.

    The monolithic Catholicism of Poland is hostile toward homosexual men & drives them into atheism or agnosticism. The pluralist situation of the USA allows them to retain their religious tradition.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, Poland; Catholic, Poland; Catholic, U.S.A.; Comparative; Homosexuality; Pluralism; Poland, Warsaw; United States, Illinois, Chicago
  • European principles and Canadian practices: Developing secular contexts for religious diversity.
    Christiano, Kevin J. (2016)
    In Francisco Colom Gonzalez and Gianni D'Amato (eds.) Multireligious Society: Dealing with Religious Diversity in Theory and Practice. Fqarnham, U.K.: Ashgate,

    Associated Search Terms: Canada; Pluralism
  • Religious pluralism: Undermining or reinforcing religiosity?
    Pollack, Detlef (2016)
    Society 53: 131-136.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Religiosity
  • Intensified religious pluralism and de-differentiation: The British example.
    Woodhead, Linda (2016)
    Society 53:1: 41-46.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Dedifferentiation; Great Britain
  • Religious diversity and the state in China.
    Chan, Kim-Kwong, and Graeme Lang (2016)
    In Andrew Dawson (ed.) The Politics and Practice of Religious Diversity: National Contexts, Global Issues. New York: Routledge, pp. 23-48.

    Associated Search Terms: China; Pluralism; State; Diversity
  • Religious pluralism, cultural continuity and the expansion of early Christianity: Stark revisited.
    Wortham, Robert A. (2016)
    Social Science Journal 53:4 (online)

    Quantitative analysis of the spread of early Christianity in the Roman Empire.

    Associated Search Terms: Diffusion; Early Christian; Urban; Pluralism
  • Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland. Religious Practice in Late Modernity.
    Ganiel, Gladys (2016)
    Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Based on 2009 surveys, on interviews, & on case studies. For many, the Roman Catholic Church is a convenient foil against which the define their fair. Describes extra-institutional religion--religiosity connected to & going beyond organized churches, thereby balancing individualism. Reports attitudes toward reconciliation & ecumenism.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; State; Secularization; Pluralism; Parish council; Marginality; Ireland; Individualism; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Ecumenism; Clergy; Catholic, Ireland; Ambivalence; Diversity; Conflict; Extra-institutional
  • Religious vs secular nationhood: "Multiple secularities" in post-Soviet Armenia.
    Burchardt, Marian, and Hovhannes Hovhannisyan (2016)
    Social Compass 63:4: 427-443.

    Analyzes post-Soviet Armenian history in terms of multiple secularities and cultural defense (resistance against secularization).

    Associated Search Terms: NGO; National religions; Cultural defense; War; State; Security; Pluralism; Nationalism; Armenian Apostolic Church, Armenia; Armenia; Secularization; Martin, David A.; Boundary maintenance; Education; Identity, national; Integration (national); Historical; Freedom of religion
  • The role of demographic and socio-cultural factors in Australia’s successful multicultural society: How Australia is not Europe
    Bouma, Gary D. (2015)
    Journal of Socology 1:13: http://jos.sagepub.com/content/early/2015/05/14/1440783315584210.

    Associated Search Terms: Australia; Pluralism
  • Hierarchy and Pluralism: Living Religious Difference in Catholic Poland.
    Pasieka, Agnieszka (2015)
    New York: Palgrave Macmillan

    Associated Search Terms: Poland; Pluralism
  • Religious heterogeneity and suicide: A cross-national analysis.
    Moore, Matthew D. (2015)
    Social Compass 62:4: 649-663.

    Analyzes World Health Organization data & other data sets; religious heterogeneity positively predicts suicide rates.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Suicide
  • Shari'a and multiple modernities in western countries: Toward a multi-faith pragmatic modern approach rather than a legal pluralist one?
    Possamai, Adam (2015)
    In Adam Possamai, James T. Richardson, and Bryan S. Turner (eds.) The Sociology of Shari'a: Case Studies from around the World, pp. 291-304.

    Associated Search Terms: Law; Sharia; Pluralism
  • Does a nation's religious composition affect generalized trust? The role of religious heterogeneity and the percent religious.
    Olson, Daniel V.A., and Miao Li (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:4: 756-773.

    Combines international surveys for a sample from 69 nations & 77,405 respondents. Nations that are both highly religiously diverse & highly religious have lower average levels of trust.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Religiosity, collective; Trust
  • The Making of a Postsecular Society: A Durkheimian Approach to Memory, Pluralism and Religion in Turkey.
    Rosati, Massimo (2015)
    Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate.

    Associated Search Terms: Post-secular; Turkey; Pluralism
  • Demonopolisation and dislocation: (Re-)negotiating the place and role of religion in Spanish prisons.
    Martínez-Arińo, Gloria García-Romeral, Gemma Ubasart-González, and Mar Griera (2015)
    Social Compass 62:1: 3-21.

    Based on 2011-2013 interviews & participant observation in 6 Spanish prisons.

    Associated Search Terms: Prison chaplain; Spain; Penology; Pluralism
  • Religious reflexivity: The effect of continual novelty and diversity on individual religiosity.
    Martí, Gerardo (2015)
    Sociology of Religion 76:1: 1-13.

    The modern situation often involves religious reflexivity--a deliberative problem-solving religious orientation, engendering a de-communalization of religion in which socialization loses importance.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernity; Reflexivity; Individualism; Socialization; Self; Pluralism; Differentiation
  • Readdressing diversity and plurality at school. Religious education in Greece.
    Stathopoulou, Theoni, and Trine Stauning Willert (2015)
    Italian Journal of Sociology of Education 7:3: 113-139.

    Reviews legislative policies on religious education in Denmark & Greece, & to some extent other European nations.

    Associated Search Terms: Denmark; Education; Europe; Greece; Pluralism; Tolerance
  • Does religion breed trust? A cross-national study of the effects of religious involvement, religious faith, and religious context on social trust.
    Dingemans, Ellen, and Erik van ingen (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:4: 739-755.

    Analyzes 2008 European Values study data. At the micro level, integration into religious communities furthers trust; religious socialization & salience lower it. At the macro level, Protestantism & religious diversity further trust.

    Associated Search Terms: Levels of inclusiveness; Trust; Salience; Pluralism; Dimensions of religiosity; Europe
  • Interventionist secularism: A comparative analysis of the Turkish Grand National Assembly (1923-1928) and the Indian Constituent Assembly (1946-1949) debates.
    Madra, Aysel (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:2: 222-241.

    Modern Turkish government limits religion in order to fashion unity while the Indian government promotes reforms for purposes of equality & justice.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity, national; Turkey; State; Secularism; Pluralism; Justice; India
  • Religious pluralism in the United States and Britain: Its implications for Muslims and nationhood.
    Meer, Nasar, and Tariq Modood (2015)
    Social Compass 62:4: 526-540.

    The U.K. is assimilating Muslims as successfully as the U.S.A., even though it has an established Christian church.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Islam, U.S.A.; Islam, Great Britain; Identity, national; Great Britain; Assimilation; Pluralism; Comparative
  • The Regime of Religious Pluralism: Uncovering the Cultural Dimensions of American Religious Belonging.
    Nabors, Bradly (2015)
    Unpublished Ph.D dissertation, University of Southern California.

    Based on interviews with U.S. atheists & Muslims.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, U.S.A.; Individualism; Islam, U.S.A.; Pluralism; United States; Minority
  • The Many Altars of Modernity: Toward a Paradigm for Religion in a Pluralist Age.
    Berger, Peter L. (2014)
    Berlin and Boston: De Gruyter.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernity; Pluralism
  • Accommodating religious pluralism in Denmark.
    Nielsen, Anne Mark (2014)
    European Journal of Sociology 55:2: 245-274.

    Associated Search Terms: Denmark; Pluralism
  • Multicultualism and religious pluralism in Canada: Intimations of a "Post-Westphalian" condition.
    Beyer, Peter F. (2014)
    In Sonia Sikka and Lori G. Beaman (eds.) Multicultualism and Religious Identity: Canada and India. Montreal: McGill-queens University Press, pp. 33-55.

    Associated Search Terms: Multiculturalism; Diversity; Canada; Pluralism
  • Using census data in the management of religious diversity: An Australian case study.
    Bouma, Gary D., and Philip Hughes (2014)
    Religion 44:3: 434-452.

    Associated Search Terms: Australia; Census; Diversity; Pluralism
  • La religión en el censo: recurso para la construcción de una cultura de pluralidad religiosa en México.
    De la Torre, Renée, and Cristina Gutiérrez Zúńiga (2014)
    Revista Cultura y Religión 8:2: 166-196.

    Associated Search Terms: Census; Mexico; Pluralism
  • La diversité religieuse en prison: Entre modeles de regulation et emergence de zones grises.
    Becci, Irene, and Brigitte Knov\bel (2014)
    In A.-S. Lamine (ed.) Quand le religieux fait conflit: Désaccords, neociations or arrangements. Paris: La Découverte, pp. 109-121.

    Associated Search Terms: Diversity; Penology; Pluralism
  • Grenzen der Toleranz: Wahrnehmung und Akzeptanz religiöser Vielfalt in Europa.
    Pollack, Detlef, Olaf Müller, Gergely Rosta, Nils Friedrichs, and Alexander Yendell. (2014)
    Wiesbaden: Springer VS.

    Associated Search Terms: Tolerance; Europe; Pluralism
  • Laws of general application: The retreat from multiculturalism and its implications for religious freedom.
    Beaman, Lori G. (2014)
    In Sonia Sikka and Lori G. Beaman (eds.) Multicultualism and Religious Identity: Canada and India. Montreal: McGill-queens University Press, pp. 236-252.

    Associated Search Terms: Multiculturalism; Diversity; Canada; Pluralism; Freedom of religion
  • Religious diversity, social control, and legal pluralism: A socio-legal analysis.
    Richardson, James T. (2014)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Enzo Pace (eds.) From Religious Diversity to Religious Pluralism: What is at Stake. Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate, pp. 31-47.

    Associated Search Terms: Law; Pluralism; Diversity; Deviance/social control
  • The religious context of welfare attitudes.
    VanHeuvelen, Tom (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:2: 268-295.

    Analyzes 2006 International Social Survey Program data from 17 nations. The more religiously homogeneous, especially Catholic, nations are more supportive of governmental economic intervention.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Politics; Pluralism; Membership; Homogeneity; Welfare
  • An investigation into the swiftness and intensity of recent secularization in Canada: Was Berger right?
    Hay, D. Alastair (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:1: 136-162.

    Analyzes 2002-03 telephone interview & follow-up questionnaire data from Canadians. Pluralism, individualism, & scientific rationalism (evolution & philosophical materialism) inversely predicted religiosity. Deprivation & differentiation did not.

    Associated Search Terms: Science; Deprivation; Differentiation; Evolution; Individualism; Materialism; Secularization; Pluralism; Canada
  • Symbolic filtering: Selectively permeable Evangelical boundries in an age of religious pluralism.
    Bok, Jared (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:4: 808-825.

    Content analysis of 2 American Evangelical missionary magazines show that in a pluralist environment even as boundaries are weakened in some respects they are strengthened in others.

    Associated Search Terms: Content analysis; Pluralism; Boundary maintenance; Media; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • Encounters at the religious edge: Variation in religious expression across interfaith advocacy and social movement settings.
    Yukich, Grace, and Ruth Braunstein (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:4: 791-807.

    Based on interviews with religious lobbyists & other religious advocates in the U.S., & participant observation & interviews with the New Sanctuary Movement, an immigrant rights group. Settings ("boundaries" & "edges") affected religious expressions.

    Associated Search Terms: Activists; Participant observation; Pluralism; Politics, U.S.A.; Social movement; New Sanctuary Movement
  • Secularism and Religion in Multi-faith Societies. The Case of India.
    Sen, Ragini, Wolfgang Wagner, and Caroline Howarth (2014)
    Dordrecht: Springer.

    Based on open-ended interviews from a purpose sample of Hindu & Muslim young adult Indians. Secularism was understood as peaceful pluralism &, by the authors, as a form of social capital.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, India; Pluralism; Minority; Islam, India; India; Social capital; Secularism; Conflict; Young adults; Hindu, India
  • Singular pluralities: A critical review on religious pluralism.
    Lamine, Anne-Sophie (2013)
    Religion and Society 4:1:150-166.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism
  • Assertive Religion: Religious Intolerance in a Multicultural World.
    DeKadt, Emanuel J. (2013)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Tolerance
  • Pluralism and Implicit Religion.
    Bailey, Edward I. (2013)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and William H. Swatos, Jr. (eds.) Testing Pluralism. Globalizing Belief, Localizing Gods. Leiden: Brill, pp. 161-174.

    Illustrative interview excerpts showing pluralism as a dimension of implicit religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Implicit religion
  • Religiöse Diversität und Sozialintegration im internationale Vergleich.
    Traunmüller, Richard (2013)
    Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 66, 1 Suppl., 437-465.

    Associated Search Terms: Integration (societal); Pluralism; Diversity
  • Religious diversity in prisons: Chaplaincy and contention.
    Beckford, James A. (2013)
    Studies in Religion/Sciences religieuses 42:2:1-16.

    Associated Search Terms: Penology; Pluralism; Prison chaplain; Conflict
  • Discourses on Religious Diversity. Explorations in an Urban Ecology.
    Stringer, Martin D. (2013)

    Associated Search Terms: Diversity; Pluralism; Feast; Urban; Clothing
  • Diversity, Integration, and Social Ties: Attraction versus Repulsion as Drivers of Intra- and Intergroup Relations.
    Skvoretz, John (2013)
    American Journal of Sociology 119:2: 486-517.

    The relevant section of the study includes religious identity in European nations.

    Associated Search Terms: Communality; Diversity; Pluralism; Cohabitation; Europe; Dating
  • Von Multiple Modernities zu Multiple Secularities: kulturelle Diversität, Säkularismus und Toleranz als Leitidee in Indien.
    Burchardt, Marian, and Monika Wohlrab-Sahr (2013)
    Österreichische Zeitschrift für Soziologie 38:4: 355-374.

    Associated Search Terms: Tolerance; Modernity; India; Pluralism; Secularism; Diversity
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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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