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  • 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
  • Liberal religion and illiberal secularism.
    Woodhead, Linda (2013)
    In Gavin D'Costa, Malcolm Evans, Tariq Modood, and Julian Rivers (eds.) Religion in a Liberal State. New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 93-116.

    Argues that religion is an important element in liberalism, & that in the U.K. illiberal religion is the exception, not the norm. The U.K. & Europe are secular theory not practice. uses British illustrations.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Liberalism; Politics, Great Britain; Secularism
  • Religion, politics and law.
    Ganiel, Gladys, and Peter Jones (2012)
    In Linda Woodhead and Rebecca Catto (eds.) Religion and Change in Modern Britain. London: Routledge, pp. 299-321.

    Associated Search Terms: Law; Great Britain; Politics, Great Britain
  • UK: The veil and the politics of racism.
    Khiabany, Gholam, and Milly Williamson (2008)
    Race & Class 25:2: 85-96.

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice, anti-Islamic; Politics, Great Britain; Great Britain
  • Creating New Discursive Arenas and Influencing the Policies of the State: The Case of the Muslim Council of Britain.
    Pedziwiatr, Konrad (2007)
    Social Compass 54:2: 267-280.

    The 2nd generation of British Muslims engages in politics nationally rather than operate in ethnic enclaves.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Great Britain; Generations; Great Britain; Islam, Great Britain; Muslim Council of Britain
  • Rendering unto Caesar? The Politics of the Church of England Clergy Since 1980.
    Field, Clive D. (2007)
    Journal of Anglican Studies 5:1: 89-108.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Great Britain; Clergy; Church of England
  • Religion, Identity and Politics in Northern Ireland. Boundaries of Belonging and Belief.
    Mitchell, Claire (2006)
    Burlington, Vermont, and Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Great Britain; Identity; Community; Great Britain, Northern Ireland
  • Free-market and Religious Fundamentalists Versus Poor Relief.
    Hicks, Alexander (2006)
    American Sociological Review 71: 503-510.

    Comment on an article about free-market theory & the welfare retrenchments in Britain in the 1830s & U.S.A. in the 1990s. Maintains that Christian Evangelicalism played a role. A reply by the original authors, Margaret Somers & Fred Block, follows.

    Associated Search Terms: Welfare; Economic; Historical; Politics, Great Britain; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Conflict and Consensus. A Study of Values and Attitudes in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
    Fahy, Tony, Bernadette C. Hayes, and Richard Sinnott (2006)
    Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill.

    Based on European Values Study data, with added items. Factor analysis shows somewhat different attitudinal cleavages in the 2 Irelands.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Homosexuality; Postmaterialism; Divorce; Gender role; Politics, Ireland; Politics, Great Britain; Environmentalism
  • La politique du gouvernement travailliste en matière d'enseignement religieux.
    Beckford, James A. (2005)
    In J.-P. Willaime and S. Mathieu (eds.) Des Maîtres et des Dieux. Paris: Belin, pp. 113-120.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Politics, Great Britain; Education
  • Public Religion and Political Change in Wales.
    Chambers, Paul, and Andrew Thompson (2005)
    Sociology 39:1: 29-46.

    Based on 40 interviews with key informants.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Wales; Politics, Great Britain
  • Multicultural Politics: Racism, Ethnicity and Muslims in Britain.
    Modood, Tariq (2005)
    Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice, ethnic; Prejudice, anti-Islamic; Politics, Great Britain; Prejudice, racial; Islam, Great Britain; Great Britain
  • Identity, Politics, and the Future(s) of Religion in the UK: The Case of the Religion Questions in the 2001 Decennial Census.
    Weller, Paul (2004)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 19:1: 3-21.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Politics, Great Britain; Demography; Great Britain
  • The moral minority: Evangelical Protestants in Northern Ireland and their political behaviour.
    Mitchell, Claire, and James Tilley (2004)
    Political tudies 52:4: 585-602.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Great Britain; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Evangelical, Great Britain
  • Rituels royaux en Angleterre: deux enterrements et un jubilé.
    Davie, Grace (2004)
    In E. Dianteill, D. Hervieu-Léger, and I. Saint-Martin (eds.) La modernité rituelle. Rites politiques et religieux des sociétés modernes. Paris: L'Harmattan, pp. 23-38.

    Associated Search Terms: England; Ritual; Great Britain, England; Political religion
  • Protestant Identification and Political Change in Northern Ireland after the Good Friday Agreement.
    Mitchell, Claire (2003)
    Ethnic and Racial Studies 26:4: 612-631.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Politics, Great Britain; Protestant, Great Britain
  • Religion and Politics in a Secular Europe. Cutting against the Grain.
    Soper, J. Christopher, and Joel Fetzer (2002)
    In Ted Gerard Jelen and Clyde Wilxox (eds.) Religion and Politics in Comparative Perspective. New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 169-191.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Germany; Politics, France; Migration; Great Britain; Germany; France; Education; Politics, Great Britain
  • 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
  • La place desmusulmans dans le multiculturalisme laïc en Grande-Bretagne.
    Modood, Tariq (2000)
    Social Compass 47:1: 41-55. Comment by Albert Bastenier, pp. 57-60.

    Secularization in British identity politics threatens multiculturalism by denying recognition to the Muslim minority.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Politics, Great Britain; Islam, Great Britain; Pluralism; Secularization
  • Reconciling Belfast: The Politics of Faith and Peace in Northern Ireland.
    Murphy, Liam D. (2000)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation (anthropology): Yale University.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Great Britain; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Peace
  • 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
  • The Political Activities of Reformed Clergy in the United States and Scotland.
    Penning, James M., and Corwin E. Smidt (2000)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 39:2: 204-219.

    Analyzes 1997 (U.S.A.) & '98 (Scotland) questionnaire data from clergy samples; more orthodox clergy are as politically active as modernists.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of Scotland; Politics, Great Britain; Clergy; Activism; Christian Reformed Church; Politics, U.S.A.; United States; Great Britain, Scotland; Comparative; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Reformed Church in America
  • The Politics of Recognizing Religious Diversity in Europe. Social Reaction to the Institutionalization of Islam in the Netherlands, Belgium and Great Britain.
    Rath, Jan, Rinus Penninx, Kees Groenendijk, and Astrid Meyer (1999)
    Netherlands Journal of Social Sciences 35:1: 53-68.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Netherlands; Islam, Great Britain; Islam, Netherlands; Islam, Belgium; Great Britain; Politics, Great Britain; Politics, Belgium; Belgium; Pluralism; Netherlands
  • Three Paradoxes in the Relations between Religion and Politics in an English City.
    Beckford, James A. (1998)
    Review of Religious Research 39:4: 344-359.

    Based on interviews about religion & education in an English city; minorities can bring their perspectives to bear despite apparent political exclusion.

    Associated Search Terms: Minority; Great Britain; Politics, Great Britain; Education; Urban
  • Religion, Education and City Politics: A Case Study of Community Mobilisation.
    Ball, W., and James A. Beckford (1997)
    In N. Jewson and S. MacGregor (eds.0, Transforming Cities. London: routledge, pp. 193-204.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; Education; Politics, Great Britain; Great Britain
  • Charismatic Politics: The Social and Political Impact of Renewal.
    Thompson, William (1997)
    In Stephen Hunt, Malcolm Hamilton, and Tony Walter (eds.) Charismatic Christianity. Sociological Perspectives. New York: St. Martin's; London: Macmillan, pp. 160-183.

    Neo-pentecostals joined the efforts of the Christian right, making it politically effective in Britain. Unlike the American case, British politics did not confine the religious conservatives to the more conservative of the political parties.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Moral panic; Moral; Politics, Great Britain; Conservative, Great Britain; Pentecostal, neo, Great Britain
  • Religious Mobility and Party Support in Northern Ireland.
    Breen, Richard, and Bernadette C. Hayes (1997)
    European Sociological Review 13: 225-239.

    Based on 1991 & '94 surveys among Northern Ireland adults; those who abandoned religion supported non-sectarian or moderate political parties in a Northern Ireland that was politically divided by religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Great Britain; Disaffiliation; Great Britain, Northern Ireland
  • Muslim Attitudes Towards Political Activity in the United Kingdom: A Case Study of Leicester.
    Andrews, Ahmed Y. (1996)
    In W.AR. Shadid and P.S. van Koningsveld (eds.) Political Participation and Identities of Muslims in non-Muslim States. Kampen, Netherlands: Kok Pharos, pp. 115-128.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Great Britain; Great Britain, Leicester; Islam, Great Britain
  • "They must obey our laws and customs!": Political debate about Muslim assimilability in Great Britain, France and The Netherlands.
    Husbands, Christopher T. (1995)
    In Alec G. Hargreaves and Jeremy Leaman (eds.) Racism, Ethnicity and Politics in Contemporary Europe. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 115-130.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Assimilation; France; Islam, France; Islam, Netherlands; Netherlands; Politics, France; Politics, Great Britain; Politics, Netherlands; Islam, Great Britain
  • Hindus in Trinidad and Britain: Ethnic Religion, Reification and the Politics of Public Space.
    Vertovec, Steven (1995)
    In P. van der Veer (ed.) Nation and Migration: The Politics of Space in the South Asian Diaspora. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: University of Pennsylvania Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Politics, Great Britain; Great Britain; Trinidad and Tobago; Hindu, Great Britain; Hindu, Trinidad and Tobago; Politics, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Religious Independents in Northern Ireland: Origins, Attitudes, and Significance.
    Hayes, Bernadette C., and Ian McAllister (1995)
    Review of Religious Research 37:1: 65-83.

    Analyzes 1991 questionnaire data from Northern Ireland; shows religious independents distinctive in beliefs, politics, & moral codes.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Great Britain; Denomination (organizational entity); Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Moral; Independents; Belief
  • The Impact of Religious Identification on Political Attitudes: An International Comparison.
    Hayes, Bernadette C. (1995)
    Sociology of Religion 56:2: 177-194.

    Analyzes 1991 survey data from 8 nations; assesses effects of non-affiliation on attitudes toward abortion, working women, capital punishment, & religion in politics.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Atheist; Norway; Netherlands; Politics; Germany, East; Disaffiliation; Comparative; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Italy; Women; Capital punishment; United States; Abortion; Germany, West
  • The Edge of the Union. The Ulster Loyalist Political Vision.
    Bruce, Steve (1994)
    Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Politics, Great Britain
  • Conservative Government and Support for the Religious Institution: Religious Education in English Schools.
    Tamney, Joseph B. (1994)
    British Journal of Sociology 45:2: 195-210.

    Humanistic educational philosophy & multiculturalism undermine the effort of the British Conservative government to use religious education to advance its philosophy.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Great Britain; Education; Great Britain
  • Islamic Britain: Religion, Politics and Identity among British Muslims.
    Lewis, Philip (1994)
    London: I.B. Tauris.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Great Britain; Great Britain; Politics, Great Britain
  • Evangelical Christianity in the United States and Great Britain: Religious Beliefs, Political Choices.
    Soper, J. Christopher (1994)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, Great Britain; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Politics, Great Britain; Politics, U.S.A.
  • British Catholics in the Labour Movement: A Study of Religious and Political Marginalization?
    Hornsby-Smith, Michael P., and Michael Foley (1993)
    Social Compass 40:1: 45-54.

    Sees Catholic Laborites marginalized from the Church because of its anti-socialism, & from the party because of its abortion stand; uses illustrations from a small survey.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Great Britain; Great Britain; Socialism; Politics, Great Britain; Abortion
  • The Marching Season in Northern Ireland: An Expression of Politico-Religious Identity.
    Cecil, Rosanne (1993)
    In Sharon MacDonald (ed.) Inside European Identities. Oxford: Berg.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Politics, Great Britain; Identity
  • Individual and Community in Religious Critiques of the Enterprise Culture.
    Thompson, Kenneth A. (1992)
    In Paul Heelas and Paul Morris (eds.) Religion and the Values of the Enterprise Culture. London: Unwin Hyman, pp. 253-275.

    The imposition of capitalist ethics from above in Britain by the Thatcher regime generated popular resistance, & resistance in the Church of England.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of England; Politics, Great Britain; Economic; Great Britain; Individualism
  • Paisleyism, Politics, and Ethnic Honor in Northern Ireland.
    Bruce, Steve, and Roy Wallis (1992)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.), Twentieth-Century World Religious Movements in Neo-Weberian Perspectives. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, pp. 265-282.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Great Britain; Free Presbyterian Church; Great Britain, Northern Ireland
  • Religion and the "Enterprise Culture": The British Experience in the Thatcher Era (1979-1990).
    Roberts, Richard H. (1992)
    Social Compass 39:1: 15-33.

    Reflects on the "enterprise culture" of the Thatcher era in Great Britain, & the deroutinized place of religion therein--neither traditionalism nor secularization.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Traditionalism; Politics, Great Britain; Economic; Great Britain
  • Transgressing the Boundary between the Sacred and the Secular/Profane: A Durkheimian Perspective on a Public Controversy.
    Thompson, Kenneth A. (1991)
    Sociological Analysis 52:3: 277-291.

    Discussion of data supplied by the Church of England & of letters sent to the Bishop of Durham.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Politics, Great Britain; Sacred; Church of England
  • The Tragedy of Belief: Division, Politics and Religion in Ireland.
    Fulton, John (1991)
    Oxford: Clarendon Press

    Argues that religious cultures, not political or economic realities, provide the basis for division in Ireland & Northern Ireland.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Great Britain; Catholic, Great Britain; Politics, Ireland; Conflict; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Ireland; Protestant, Great Britain; Catholic, Ireland; Protestant, Ireland
  • "An Ordinary God": The Paradox of Religion in Contemporary Britain.
    Davie, Grace (1990)
    British Journal of Sociology 41:3: 395-421.

    Overview of church membership in Britain & religion in British politics; compares with other parts of Europe.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Great Britain; Membership; Politics, Great Britain; Europe
  • Bridging the Religious Divide: Mobilizing for Reconciliation in Northern Ireland.
    MacIver, Matha Abele, and Emily H. Bauermeister (1990)
    Review of Religious Research 32:2: 135-150.

    Based on interview data from reconciliation communities.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Politics, Great Britain
  • Politics and Religion in England and Wales.
    Beckford, James A. (1989)
    Daedalus 120:3: 179-201.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Great Britain; Great Britain
  • God Save Ulster! The Religion and Politics of Paisleyism.
    Bruce, Steve (1989)
    Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Historical analysis of the appeal of Ian Paisley's politics in Ulster; shows the importance of his evangelicalism as a symbol of Protestant identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Great Britain; Identity; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Free Presbyterian Church; Evangelical, Great Britain
  • Religion and the Rise of Liberal-democratic Ideology in 17th-century England and France.
    Zaret, David (1989)
    American Sociological Review 54:2: 163-170.

    Liberal-democratic ideas came not amid secularization but a change wherein Deism replaced Puritanism.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Great Britain; Great Britain; Politics, France; France; Deist; Liberal; Historical; Secularization; Puritan
  • Catholics and the Workers' Movement.
    Foley, Michael (1988)
    Unpublished M.Sc. Thesis, University of Surrey

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Great Britain; Great Britain; Labor; Politics, Great Britain
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