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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
  • Configuraciones de poder en el campo evangélico indígena del Chaco argentino.
    Ceriani Cernadas, César (2014)
    Sociedad y Religión 24/41: 13-41.

    Associated Search Terms: Power; Evangelical, Argentina; Argentina, Chaco region; Native Argentinians
  • 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: Great Britain, London; Poland; Peace/war; Nationalism; Lithuania; Great Britain; Identity, national; Politics; Differentiation; Definition of religion; Comparative; Charisma; Axial age; Individualism; Voluntarism; Privatization; Rationalization; Secularism; Secularization; Spain; Symbol; Ukraine; Violence; Power
  • Vatican biopoliics.
    Turina, Isacco (2013)
    Social Compass 60:1: 134-151.

    Cultural distinctiveness in the context of competitive power relations were a dimension of Vatican teaching son contraception & human life.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic; Competition; Moral; Pope; Power
  • Religion und Gewalt.
    Martin, David (2012)
    Transit: Europäische Revue 43: 137-158.

    Associated Search Terms: Power
  • The impact of religion on women empowerment as a millennium development goal in Africa.
    Njoe, Ambe J., and Fenda A. Akiwumi (2012)
    Social Indicators Research 107:1: 1-18.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Power; Africa
  • Coercion, fetishes, and suffering in the daily lives of young Nigerian women in Italy.
    Taliani, Simona (2012)
    Africa 82:4: 579-608.

    Associated Search Terms: Fetish; Medical; Migrant; Nigerian Italians; Power
  • Charisma, Status, and Gender in Groups with and without Gurus.
    Martin, John Levi, Tod van Gunten, and Benjamin D. Zablocki (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:1: 20-41.

    New religions with charismatic male leaders disempower other males & empower women on the margins, irrespective of whether the overt ideology says that should be the case. Analyzes data from 1970s data sets on urban communes.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Power; New religions; Charisma; Gender
  • Reified knowledge about "religion" in prisons.
    Beckford, James A. (2012)
    In Mathew Guest and Elisabeth Arweck (eds.) Religion and Knowledge: Sociological Perspectives. Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 25-38.

    Reified forms of what religion is thought to be are imposed by the prison systems of France, England, & Wales.

    Associated Search Terms: Penology; Power; Great Britain, Wales; Great Britain, England; France; Reification
  • From Institution to Spirituality and Back: Or, Why We Should be Cautious about the "Spiritual Turn" in the Sociology of Religion.
    Turina, Isacco (2011)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and William H. Swatos, Jr. (eds.) Religion, Spirituality and Everyday Practice. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 181-189.

    A focus on spirituality may be "democratic" but may ignore realities that are structured by institutionalized power relations.

    Associated Search Terms: Spirituality; Power
  • "Reciben lo que veniran a buscar": nação e poder num encontro evangélico internacional, em Buenos Aires.
    Oro, Ari Pedro (2010)
    Religião e Sociedade 30:1: 32-52.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, Argentina; Argentina, Buenos Aires; Power
  • Religion and Power.
    Borg, Meerten B. ter (2009)
    In Peter B. Clarke (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Religion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 194-209.

    Religion as transcending biological needs can be an instrument once it is symbolized.

    Associated Search Terms: Power
  • Cultura política y poder eclesiástico. Encrucijadas para la construcción del Estado laico en Argentina.
    Cruz Estivel, Juan (2009)
    Archives de Sciences Sociales des Religions 146: 41-59.

    Associated Search Terms: State; Power; Argentina; Politics, Argentina
  • A Power-Control Theory of Gender and Religiosity.
    Collett, Jessica L., and Omar Lizardo (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:2: 213-231. Comments & reply 232-259.

    Analyzes 1994-2004 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; higher mothers' social status decreases daughters' religiosity. Comments by John P. Hoffmann; Matt Bradshaw & Christopher G. Ellison; Marie Cornwall; & a reply.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Family; United States; Socialization; Religiosity; Power; Stratification
  • Cultural Influences on the Growth in Evangelical Christianity: A Longitudinal Study of 49 Countries.
    Rosson, Thomas, and Dail Fields (2008)
    Review of Religious Research 49:3: 269-289.

    Uses nations as units of analysis; high levels of power distance (acceptance of powerlessness) & of individualism predicts growth of Evangelical churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical; Power; Nation; Individualism
  • Ritual, power and historical perspective: Baptism and name-giving in Lithuania and Latvia.
    Paukštyt?-Šaknien?, Rasa (2007)
    Journal of Ethnology and Folkloristics 1: 115-130.

    Associated Search Terms: Baptism; Latvia; Lithuania; Names; Power; Ritual
  • Notas sobre pentecostalismo y poder entre inmigrantes latinoamericanos en la ciudad de Newark.
    Maduro, Otto (2007)
    Horizontes Antropológicos 13/27: 13-35.

    Associated Search Terms: Latino Americans; United States, New Jersey, Newark; Power; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Migrant
  • Transaction-compromis et orientation systémique. Un modèle cybernétique peut-il nous éclairer?
    Remy, Jean (2006)
    In Paul-André Turcotte and Jean Remy (eds.) Médiations et compromis. Institutions religieuses et symboliques sociales. Contributions à une relecture des classiques de la sociologie. Paris: L'Harmattan, pp. 255-279.

    Associated Search Terms: France; Belgium; Catholic, Belgium; Catholic, France; Power; Dynamic disequilibrium; Mediation; Compromise; Adaptation; Transaction
  • Emotion Language and Social Power: Homosexuality and Narratives of Pain in Church.
    Moon, Dawne (2005)
    Qualitative Sociology 28:4: 325-347.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Power; Discourse
  • Au croisement de l'identité et de la différence: les syncrétismes culturo-religieux dans le contexte de la mondialisation.
    Beyer, Peter F. (2005)
    Social Compass 52:4: 417-429.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Syncretism; Power; Globalization
  • Syncretism and Fundamentalism: A Comparison.
    Droogers, André (2005)
    Social Compass 52:4: 463-471.

    Notes similarities as well as contrasts between syncretism & fundamentalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Fundamentalist; Power; Syncretism
  • Protestantismo, identidad y poder entre los Mayas de Chiapas.
    Hernández Castillo, Aída (2005)
    In Mario Humberto Ruz and Carlos Garma Navarro (eds.) Protestantismo en El Mundo Maya Contemporáneo. Mexico: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, Mexico; Identity; Mayan; Mexico, Chiapas; Power
  • Religião, violência e poder politico numa favela da Baixada Fluminense (Rio de Janeiro).
    Alves, José Cláudio Souza (2004)
    Ciências sociais e religião/Ciências sociales y religión 6:6: 153-178.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil, Rio de Janeiro; Urban; Politics; Violence; Power
  • The Origins of Religious Stratification in Colonial America.
    Pyle, Ralph E., and James D. Davidson (2003)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 42:1: 57-75.

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice; Anti-Catholicism; Power; Historical; Stratification; Competition
  • Les Pentecôtistes du Burkina Faso: Mariage, Pouvoir et Guérison.
    Laurent, Pierre-Joseph (2003)
    Paris: IRD-Darthala

    Associated Search Terms: Healing; Pentecostal, Burkina Faso; Power; Marriage; Burkina Faso
  • Veiled Submission: Gender, Power, and Identity among Evangelical and Muslim Women in the United States.
    Bartkowski, John P., and Jen'nan Ghazal Read (2003)
    Qualitative Sociology 26:1: 71-92.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Gender role; Power; Identity; Women
  • Vulnerable Power: The Roman Empire Challenged by the Early Christians.
    Carter, Warren (2002)
    In Anthony J. Blasi, JeanDuhaime, and Paul-André Turcotte (eds.) Handbook of Early Christianity. Social Science Approaches. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira Press, pp. 453-488.

    Associated Search Terms: Early Christian; Power
  • Implicit Religion and Power.
    Borg, Meerten B. ter (2002)
    Implicit Religion 5:1: 5-10.

    Associated Search Terms: Implicit religion; Power; Functionalism, micro; Sacred; Symbol; Social construction of reality
  • Women, Family, and Catholicism in Brazil: The Issue of Power.
    Rosado Nunes, Maria José Fontelas (2000)
    In Jerry G. Pankhurst and Sharon K. Houseknecht (eds.) Family, Religion, and Social Change in Diverse Societies. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 347-362.

    19th century clericalization was accompanied by a feminization of Catholicism in Brazil.

    Associated Search Terms: Power; Brazil; Historical; Catholic, Brazil; Women; Family
  • Who Controls Churchwork? Organizational Effects on Jurisdictional Boundaries and Disputes in Churches.
    Monahan, Suzanne C. (1999)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 38:3: 370-385.

    Clergy had more control in the more centralized denominations.

    Associated Search Terms: Polity; Power
  • Power and Paradox in an African American Congregation.
    Toth, John F., Jr. (1999)
    Review of Religious Research 40:3: 213-229.

    Based on 1993 participant observation & interviews; power was often a result of the larger church polity rather than the desires of local holders of power.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Mississippi; Rural; Parish; Power; African Americans; United Methodist
  • L'Église catholique: synodes et exercise du pouvoir.
    Palard, Jacques (1997)
    Paris: Cerf.

    Associated Search Terms: Power; Catholic; Councils
  • The Ambivalence of Power in Early Christianity.
    Theisen, Gerd (1997)
    In Cynthia L. Rigby (ed.) Power, Powerlessness, and the Divine. New Inquiries in Bible and Theology. Atlanta: Scholars Press, pp. 21-36.

    Associated Search Terms: Power; Early Christian; Ambivalence
  • Mi reino sí es de este mundo.
    Juarez Cerdi, Elizabeth (1997)
    Zamora, Michoacán: El Colegio de Michoacán.

    Associated Search Terms: Power; Mexico, Michoacán, Zamora; Pentecostal, Catholic, Mexico
  • Struggles for Mutual Reverence. Social Strategies and Religious Stories.
    Lawson, Matthew P. (1997)
    In Penny Edgell Becker and Nancy L. Eiesland (eds.) Contemporary American Religion. An Ethnographic Reader. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 51-77.

    Life history data of 4 women gathered as part of an ethnography of a Catholic charismatic prayer group outside Chicago.

    Associated Search Terms: Symbol; Ritual; Pentecostal, Catholic, U.S.A.; Power; Alcohol; Testimonial; United States, Illinois, Chicago
  • The Power of the Catholic Church in the Republic of Ireland.
    Nic Ghialla Phádraig, Máire (1995)
    In P. Clancy, S. Drudy, K. Lynch, and L. O'Dowd (eds.) Irish Society: Sociological Perspectives. Dublin: Institute of Public Administration, pp. 137-154.

    Associated Search Terms: Ireland; Power; Catholic, Ireland
  • Los Hijos de la Luz: Discurso, identidad y poder en la Luz de Mundo.
    De la Torre, Renée (1995)
    Mexico: ITESO

    Associated Search Terms: Power; Identity; Discourse; Luz del Mundo
  • In the Name of All That's Holy. A Theory of Clergy Malfeasance.
    Shupe, Anson D., Jr. (1995)
    Westport, Connecticut: Praeger.

    Hierarchical churches create more protected spaces that abusers can take advantage of, while congregational churches lack a tradition or authority to prevent the normalizing of abuses.

    Associated Search Terms: Polity; Clergy malfeasance; Deviance/social control; Power
  • Pouvoir et démocratie dans une congrégation religieuse féminine.
    Michelat, Guy, and Julien Potel (1995)
    Revue française de science politique 45:2: 227-258.

    Analyzes an election of delegates to a 1987 chapter of the French Province of the Filles de la Sagesse; notes an interplay of democracy & elites within the organization.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, France; France; Filles de la Sagesse; Sisters; Power; Orders/congregations
  • Hindu Men Talk about Controlling Women: Cultural Ideas as a Tool of the Powerful.
    Derns, Steve (1994)
    Sociological perspective 37:2: 203-227.

    Based on 1986-87 interviews of upper caste men in Banaras.

    Associated Search Terms: Hindu, India; India, Banaras; Women; Family; Power
  • Power and transcendence in the Matsu pilgrimage of Taiwan.
    Sangren, P. Steven (1993)
    American Ethnologists 20:3: 564-582.

    Associated Search Terms: Power; Taiwan; Pilgrimage; Mazu (Taiwanese goddess); Transcendence
  • Intraorganizational Power and Internal Secularization in Protestant Denominations.
    Chaves, Mark (1993)
    American Journal of Sociology 99:1: 1-48.

    Examines the organization of 83 U.S. Protestant denominations; notes internal secularization with agencies not under clerical authority increasing control over assets.

    Associated Search Terms: Organization; Secularization; Protestant, U.S.A.; Authority; Power
  • "We have to learn to ask": hegemony, diverse experiences, and antagonistic meanings in Bolivia.
    Lagos, Maria L. (1993)
    American Ethnologist 20:1: 52-71.

    Associated Search Terms: Hegemony; Bolivia, Cochabamba Department, Cochabamba; Ritual; Marian; Feast; Conflict; Change; Power
  • The Rise and Fall of Modernism in Politics and Religion.
    Collins, Randall (1992)
    Acta sociologica 35:3: 171-186.

    Structural bases for conflict inmodern politics were centralization, mass participation, & decentralized balances fo power; in modern religion theywere church hierarchy, sect enthusiasm, & spiritual elites.

    Associated Search Terms: Enthusiasm; Elite; Power; Modernity; Conflict
  • Dau: Shamanic power in Siona religion and medicine.
    Langdon, Esther Jean (1992)
    In Esther Jean Langdom and Gerhard Baer (eds.) Portals of Power. Shamanism in South America. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, pp. 41-62.

    Associated Search Terms: Siona (Ecuadorian ethnos); Power; Shamanism
  • Charisma, Ritual, Collective Effervescence, and Self-esteem.
    Carlton-Ford, Steven L. (1992)
    Sociological Quarterly 33:3: 365-387.

    Analyzes 1974 questionnaire data from members of urban communes; shows ritual, interpersonal power, & presence of charismatic leaders supporting self-esteem.

    Associated Search Terms: Commune; Self-esteem; Ritual; Power; Charisma
  • Power and Religiosity in a Post-Colonial Setting: Shinhala Catholics in Contemporary Sri Lanka.
    Stirrat, Richard L. (1992)
    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Sri Lanka; Power; Catholic, Sri Lanka
  • Woman as Playmate in the Raelian Movement: Power and Pantagamy in a New Religion.
    Palmer, Susan J. (1992)
    Zyzygy: Journal of Alternative Religion and Culture 1:3: 223-245.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender role; New religions; Marriage; Power; UFO cult; Raelian; Women
  • Witches and Witchcraft: A Study about Representations of Female Power on Santa Catarina Island.
    Maluf, Sônia Weidmer (1992)
    International Sociology 7:2: 225-234.

    Based on field work in the Lagoa da Conceição area of Santa Catarina Island, near the coast of southern Brazil; sees witch narratives reflecting a real but unlegitimated power held by some women.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Witch; Power; Brazil, Santa Catarina, Santa Catarina Island
  • Female suffering, local power relations, and religious tourism: A case study from Yugoslavia.
    Bax, Mart (1992)
    Medical Anthropology Quarterly 6:2: 114-127.

    Associated Search Terms: Power; Case study; Medjugorje; Medical; Gender; Devil; Women
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