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  • Individual choices revisisted: Non-heterosexual Christians in Poland.
    Hall, Dorota (2015)
    Social Compass 62:2:212-224.

    Based on participant observation & life history interviews with a group of non-heterosexual Christians in Poland. Members tended to be educated, have religiously diverse backgrounds, to have experienced social mobility, & if from small towns to have experienced geographical mobility--all leading them to challenge tradition within the majority Catholic religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Mobility (geographical); Cultural capital; Poland; Participant observation; Life histories; Homosexuality; Catholic, Poland; Mobility (vertical)
  • Organisations islamiques en Europe et aux États-Unis: les perspectifves interdisciplinaires et ascendantes.
    Kortmann, Matthias, and Kerstin Rosenow-Williams (2015)
    Social Compass 62:4: 541-555.

    Meta-analysis of studies of Muslim organizations in majority non-Muslim nations shows that such environments provide resources but also impose restrictions on the structures and objectives of the organizations.

    Associated Search Terms: Organization; Switzerland; Spain; Poland; Lithuania; Islam, Poland; Islam, Lithuania; Islam, Latvia; Islam, Estonia; Great Britain; Germany; France; Belgium; Islam, U.S.A.; Islam, Switzerland; Islam, Spain; Islam, Netherlands; Islam, Germany; Islam, France; Islam, Belgium; Netherlands; United States; Estonia; Latvia
  • The electronic frontier of Catholicism in Poland: An answer to the crisis of religious community?
    Kolodziejska, Marta (2014)
    In Gladys Ganiel, Heidemarie Winkel, and Christophe Monnot (eds.) Religion in Times of Crisis. Leiden: Brill, pp. 54-71.

    Based on on-line observation of chat rooms of online Polish Catholic web sites. Discussions bridged divides, including non-believers & those with questions that would not be readily posed in off-line settings.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Poland; Internet; Poland
  • Religiosity and politics in Spain and Poland: A period effect analysis.
    Requena, Miguel, and Mikolaj Stanek (2014)
    Social Compass 61:3: 348-367.

    The Catholic Church legitimated authoritarian rule in Spain & opposed it in Poland. After the fall of Franco in Spain & Communism in Poland, both nations experienced secularization, but moreso in Spain.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Poland; Politics, Poland; Politics, Spain; Secularization; Spain; Catholic, Spain; Poland; Comparative
  • Religion and Power. No Logos without Mythos.
    Martin, David (2014)
    Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate.

    A collection of essays, having power & religion as a theme. Criticizes the privatization & rationalization versions of the secularization thesis. Focus on differentiation &the relationship of religion to power. Presupposes a functionalist definition of religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Ukraine; Violence; Symbol; Spain; Secularization; Secularism; Rationalization; Privatization; Power; Politics; Poland; Definition of religion; Voluntarism; Charisma; Peace/war; Comparative; Differentiation; Great Britain; Great Britain, London; Identity, national; Individualism; Lithuania; Nationalism; Axial age
  • Religion and psychology in the age of emotional capitalism: The case of the Master Academy of Love.
    Hall, Dorota (2013)
    Social Compass 60:2: 174-188.

    Based on 2009-10 participant observation in meetings of the Master Academy of Love (Mistrzowska Akademia Mi?o?ci), a seminar conducted in Warsaw by a personality from a Catholic radio station. Psychology infused into religion does not necessarily make the latter more progressive.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Poland, Warsaw; Catholic, Poland; Psychology
  • Secularization in Poland and Spain after the democratic transition: A cohort analysis.
    Requena, Miguel, and Mikolaj Stanek (2013)
    International Sociology 28:1: 84-101.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Cohort; Secularization; Spain; Poland
  • Exploring the stress-buffering effects of religiousness in relation to social and economic change: Evidence from Poland.
    Lechner Clemens M., Martin J. Tomasik, Jacek Wasilewski, and Rainer K. Silbereisen (2013)
    Psychology of Religion and Spirituality 5:3: 145-156.

    Associated Search Terms: Coping; Stress; Religiosity; Poland; Change
  • Religion, religious tradition, and nationalism: Jewish revival in Poland and "religious heritage" in Quebec.
    Zubrzycki, Genevičve (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:3: 442-455.

    Riesebrodt distinguised religion & religious tradition, the latter capable of being secularized. The left in Polish politics seeks a revival of Polish Judaism to promote pluralism while the right seeks to strengthen Catholic Polish identity. In Quebec there is an accommodation of non-Catholic sensibilities by the left, which yet retains some Catholic symbols in public places as indicators of tradition & Quebec identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Riesebrodt, Martin; Catholic, Canada; Canada, Quebec; Politics, Poland; Accommodation; Politics, Canada; Catholic, Poland; Jewish, Poland; Nationalism; Pluralism; Poland
  • Questioning secularization? Church and religion in Poland.
    Hall, Dorota (2012)
    In Detlef Pollack, Olaf Müller, and Gert Pickel (eds.) The Social Significance of Religion in the Enlarged Europe. Secularization, Individualization and Pluralization. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 121-141.

    Legal standing of religion in Poland. Description of church organization & works. 2006 descriptive staistics on individual practice. Correlations shown include education, urban, income, & spirituality. Secularization is largely at the macro level.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Urban/rural; Stratification; Spirituality; Poland; Levels of inclusiveness; Education; Catholic, Poland; State
  • The Avant-Garde of the Catholic Church? Catholic Student Groups at the Dominican Churches in Poznan and Krakow, Poland.
    Main, Izabella (2011)
    Social Compass 58:1: 115-132.

    University student groups in Poznan & Krakow organized by Dominican priests were progressive in nature in the post World War II & post Vatican Council II era.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Catholic, Poland; Students, undergraduate; Poland
  • What is pluralism in a "monocultural" society? Considerations from post-communist Poland.
    Zubrzycki, Genevičve (2010)
    In Courtney Bender and Pamela E. Klassen (eds.) After Pluralism: Re-imagining Models of Interreligious Engagement. New York: Columbia University Press, pp. 277-295.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Poland
  • Religious Oddities: Explaining the Different Religious Markets in Poland and East Germany.
    Froese, Paul, and Steven Pfaff (2009)
    In Gert Pickel and Olaf Müller (eds.) Church and Religion in Contemporary Europe. Results from Empirical and Comparative Research. Wiesbaden: Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, pp. 123-144.

    Associated Search Terms: Germany, East; Market model; Poland
  • Religion and the State.
    Hammond, Phillip E., and David W. Machacek (2009)
    In Peter B. Clarke (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Religion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 391-405.

    Illustrates with the cases of Brazil, Poland, Indonesia, Egypt, China, Great Britain, & U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Poland; Indonesia; State; Great Britain; Egypt; China; Brazil; United States
  • On celibate marriages: Conversion to the Brahma Kumaris in Poland.
    Koscianska, Agnieszka (2008)
    In Frances Pine and Joao de Pina-Cabral (eds.) On the Margins of Religion. New York: Berghahn, pp. 170-184.

    Associated Search Terms: Celibacy; Brahma Kumari, Poland; Conversion; Poland
  • Believing in God but Not Obeying the Church: Being a Catholic in Ireland and Poland in the 1990s
    Anderson, Karen, and Ann Lavan (2007)
    In M. Nic Ghiolla Phádraig and B. Hilliard (eds.) Changing Ireland in International Comparison. Dublin: Liffey Valley Press, pp. 191-220.

    Associated Search Terms: Poland; Ireland; Comparative; Catholic, Poland; Catholic, Ireland
  • L'Amérique du Nord a-t-elle franchi le mur de Berlin? Esquisses d'analyse comparative de la religion en Amérique du Nord et en Europe de l'Est.
    Talin, Kristoff (2007)
    In Martin Geoffroy, Jean-Guy Vaillancourt, and Michel Gardaz (eds.) La mondialisation du phénomčne religieux. Montréal: Mediaspaul, pp. 41-64.

    Based on 1998 International Social Survey Program data. Eastern European nations remain religiously different from the West, to which they are not exposed.

    Associated Search Terms: Estonia; Age; Belief; Bulgaria; Canada; Czech Republic; Europe, eastern; Germany, East; Globalization; Lithuania; Hungary; Slovenia; Slovakia; Sex; Russia; Practice; Comparative; Poland; United States; Latvia
  • The Crosses of Auschwitz: Nationalism and Religion in Post-Communist Poland.
    Zubrzycki, Genevičve (2006)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Poland; Nationalism; Catholic, Poland
  • The broken monolith: The Catholic church and the "war of the crosses at Auschwitz" (1998-99).
    Zubrzycki, Genevičve (2004)
    In Michael Geyer and Hartmut Lehmann (eds.) Nation and Religion: An Unfinished History. Gottingen: Wallstein-Verlag, pp. 176-204.

    Associated Search Terms: Poland; Catholic, Poland
  • Religion and Civil Society in Poland in the Process of Democratic Transformation.
    Borowik, Irena (2004)
    In Jerolimov, Dinka Marinovic, Sinisa Zrinscak, and Irena Borowik (eds.), Religion and Patterns of Social Transformation. Zagreb: Institute for Social Research--Zagreb, pp.125-139.

    Associated Search Terms: Poland; Change
  • Religiosity and Morality: Attitudes toward Euthanasia and Abortion as a Manifestation of Religiosity and Morality Relations in Contemporary Poland.
    Zawila, Malgorzata (2004)
    In Jerolimov, Dinka Marinovic, Sinisa Zrinscak, and Irena Borowik (eds.), Religion and Patterns of Social Transformation. Zagreb: Institute for Social Research--Zagreb, pp. 141-150.

    Reports poll data.

    Associated Search Terms: Poland; Euthanasia; Abortion; Moral
  • New Religious Movements and the State in Poland.
    Doktór, Tadeusz (2004)
    In James T. Richardson (ed.), Regulating Religion. Case Studies from Around the Globe. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum, pp. 259-265.

    Associated Search Terms: State; Poland; New religions
  • The Standpoint of the Roman Catholic Church in Poland and the Czech Republic towards Europe, the European Union and the European Integration Process.
    Leszczynska, Katarzyna (2004)
    In Jerolimov, Dinka Marinovic, Sinisa Zrinscak, and Irena Borowik (eds.), Religion and Patterns of Social Transformation. Zagreb: Institute for Social Research--Zagreb, pp. 253-275.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Czech Republic; Czech Republic; Catholic, Poland; Poland
  • Polish Children and Refugees: The Role of Religious Culture and Gender in the Host Community Acculturation Process.
    DeMarinis, Valerie, Halina Grzymala-Moszczynska, and Przemyslaw Jablonski (2004)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 12: 23-52.

    Based on interviews with Polish children & their parents who live near refugee settlements. Examines influence of images of God on attitudes toward refugees.

    Associated Search Terms: God, image of; Poland; Children; Refugees; Migrant
  • Anti-cult Movements and Governmental Reports on "Sects and Cults." The Case of Poland.
    Koscianska, Agnieszka (2004)
    In James T. Richardson (ed.), Regulating Religion. Case Studies from Around the Globe. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum, pp. 267-277.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Poland; Anti-cult movement
  • Religion and Civil Society: Rethinking Public Religion in the Contemporary World.
    Herbert, David (2004)
    Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Great Britain; Egypt; Public religion; Great Britain; Islam, Egypt; Bosnia; Poland; Catholic, Poland
  • Generations and Atheism: Patterns of Response to Communist Rule among Different Generations and Countries.
    Zrinš?ak, Siniša (2004)
    Social Compass 51:2: 221-234.

    Reviews trends in Croatia, Hungry, Poland, & Slovenia. Presents 1999 European Values Survey data from former Soviet bloc nations.

    Associated Search Terms: Hungary; Generations; Atheist; Slovenia; Europe; Membership; Practice; Croatia; Poland
  • The Shakti Power. The Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University: An Idea of Female Leadership.
    Koscianska, Agnieszka (2003)
    In Lech Mroz and Zofia Sokolewicz (eds.) Between Tradition and Postmodernity. Polish Ethnography at the Turn of the Millennium. Warsaw: Wydawnictwo Dig, pp. 81-93.

    Associated Search Terms: Poland; Hindu, Poland; Participant observation
  • Catholicism and Democratic Consolidation in Spain and Poland.
    Anderson, John (2003)
    West European Politics 26:1: 137-156.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Poland; Catholic, Spain; Politics, Spain; Politics, Poland; Spain; Poland
  • The Roman Catholic Church in the Process of Democratic Transformation: The Case of Poland.
    Borowik, Irena (2002)
    Social Compass 49:2: 239-252.

    Associated Search Terms: Poland; Catholic, Poland; Politics, Poland
  • The Challenge of Pluralism. The Catholic Church in Democratic Poland.
    Byrnes, Timothy A. (2002)
    In Ted Gerard Jelen and Clyde Wilcox (eds.) Religion and Politics in Comparative Perspective. New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 27-44.

    Associated Search Terms: Poland; Change; Politics, Poland; Catholic, Poland
  • Factors Influencing Hostility Towards Controversial Religious Groups.
    Doktór, Tadeusz (2002)
    Social Compass 49:4: 553-562.

    Analyzes 1999 questionnaire data from Poland, concerning Jehovah's Witnesses, Hare Krishna, & Satanists. Those hostile to these religions saw them as intolerance, dishonest, unfriendly, or threatening. Authoritarianism correlated with the prejudices.

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice; Authoritarianism; New religions; Poland
  • Religiosity and Tolerance in the United States and Poland.
    Karpov, Vyacheslav (2002)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 41:2: 267-288.

    Analyzes 1991 & '98 General Social Survey (U.S.A..) & 1990 Polish General Social Survey data; Intolerance in both nations is related to theocratic beliefs, not religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Tolerance; Poland; United States; Religiosity; Theocracy
  • Religion und Kirchen in Ost(Mittel)Europa: Tschechien, Kroatien, Polen.
    Tomka, Miklós, Witold Zdaniewicz, Krunoslav Nikodem, and Libor Prudky (2001)
    Ostfildern: Schwabenverlag.

    Associated Search Terms: Croatia; Poland; Czech Republic
  • Discriminatory Attitudes towards Controversial Religious Groups in Poland.
    Doktór, Tadeusz (2001)
    In Irena Borowik and Miklós Tomka (eds.) Religion and Social Change in Post-Communist Europe. Kraków: Nomos, pp. 149-162.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Prejudice, religious; Poland
  • Replete and Desolate Markets: Poland, East Germany and the New Religious Paradigm.
    Froese, Paul, and Steven Pfaff (2001)
    Social Forces 80:2: 481-507.

    Explains 2 anomalies for rational choice theory: post-Communist Poland & eastern Germany.

    Associated Search Terms: Rational choice theory; Poland; Germany
  • Young Catholics at the New Millennium.
    Fulton, John, Anthony M. Abela, Irena Borowik, Teresa Dowling, Penney Marler, and Luigi Tomasi (2001)
    Dublin, Ireland: University College Press.

    Based on in-depth interviews in 6 nations.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Catholic; Youth; Malta; Ireland; Poland; Italy; United States; Great Britain, England; Moral
  • Crossing the Gods: World Religions and Worldly Politics.
    Demerath, Nicholas J., III (2001)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Indonesia; Israel; Egypt; China; Turkey; Pakistan; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Japan; Poland; Sweden; State; Comparative; Politics; Guatemala; Violence; Brazil; India; Thailand
  • The Roman Catholic Church in Poland and the Dynamics of Social Identity in Polish Society.
    Mach, Zdzislaw (2000)
    In Tom Inglis, Zdzislaw Mach, and Rafal Mazanek (eds.) Religion and Politics: East-West Contrasts from Contemporary Europe. Dublin: University College Dublin Press, pp. 113-128.

    Associated Search Terms: Poland; Catholic, Poland; Identity
  • Young Adult Catholics in Contemporary Poland.
    Borowik, Irena (2000)
    In John Fulton et al., Young Catholics at the New Millennium: The Religion and Morality of Young Adults in Western Countries. Dublin, Ireland: University College Dublin Press, pp. 70-90.

    Associated Search Terms: Youth; Poland; Catholic, Poland
  • State, Church and Local Response: The Fall and Rise of a Greek Catholic Parish in Socialist Poland.
    Lehman, Rosa (2000)
    In Tom Inglis, Zdzislaw Mach, and Rafal Mazanek (eds.) Religion and Politics: East-West Contrasts from Contemporary Europe. Dublin: University College Dublin Press, pp. 93-112.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Greek Catholic, Poland; Poland, Komancza
  • The Mainline Churches as a Counterbalance to the State: The Church of England in the Thatcher Period and the Catholic Church in Poland Under the Communist Regime.
    Gilarek, Katarzyna (2000)
    In Tom Inglis, Zdzislaw Mach, and Rafal Mazanek (eds.) Religion and Politics: East-West Contrasts from Contemporary Europe. Dublin: University College Dublin Press, pp. 129-146.

    Associated Search Terms: Poland; Catholic, Poland; Politics, Great Britain; Politics, Poland; Great Britain; Church of England
  • The Rise of "Cultural Religion" in European Christianity: Learning from Poland, Northern Ireland, and Sweden.
    Demerath, Nicholas J., III (2000)
    Social Compass 47:1: 127-139.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Politics, Poland; Poland; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Politics, Great Britain; Sweden; State
  • Religiosity and Political Tolerance in Poland.
    Karpov, Vyacheslav (1999)
    Sociology of Religion 60:4: 387-402.

    Analyzes 1993 Polish General Social Survey data; religiosity does not support intolerance, though support for the power of the church in society does so.

    Associated Search Terms: Tolerance; Poland; Catholic, Poland
  • Religione civile e contesti nazionali.
    Pace, Enzo (1999)
    Rassegna italiani di sociologia 1999:2: 189-208.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Poland; Poland; United States; Comparative; Jewish, Israel; Israel; Civil religion
  • The "New Age" Worldview of Polish Students.
    Doktór, Tadeusz (1999)
    Social Compass 46:2: 215-224.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Individualism; Experience; Mysticism; Stress; Students, undergraduate; New age; Poland; Self-esteem
  • Institutional and Private Religion in Poland 1990-1994.
    Borowik, Irena (1997)
    In Irena Borowik and G. Babinski (eds.), New Religious Phenomena in Central and Eastern Europe. Kraków: Nomos, pp. 235-255.

    Associated Search Terms: Poland
  • Positionnement de la Hiérarchie Catholique Polonaise Face ŕ l'Etat et ŕ la Population dans le Années 1980.
    David-Blais, Martin, and Stanislaw Sokolowski (1997)
    Social Compass 44:4: 545-565.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Poland; Politics, Poland; Poland
  • Church Attendance and Religious Belief in Postcommunist Societies.
    Gautier, Mary L. (1997)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 36:2: 289-296.

    Provides 1991 survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Hungary; Poland; Germany, West; Germany, East; Belief; Practice
  • Pastoral Mobilization and Contention: The Religious Foundations of the Solidarity Movement in Poland.
    Osa, Maryjane (1996)
    In Christian Smith (ed.) Disruptive Religion. The Force of Faith in Social Movement Activism. New York: Routledge, pp. 67-85.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Poland; Social movement; Catholic, Poland
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