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  • Reassessing women, religion and the Turkish secular state in the light of the professionalisation of female preachers (vaizeler) in Istanbul.
    Maritato, Chiara (2015)
    Religion, State and Society 44:3: 258-275.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Turkey; Turkey, Istanbul; Professionalization; Women; State
  • A Cesare o a Dio? L'insegnante laico di religione. Un caso di professionalizzazione.
    Cappello, Fanny, and Alessandro Maccelli (1994)
    Rassegna italiana di sociologia 35:2: 231-246.

    Based on 1990 interview data from lay Catholic religion teachers in Bologna, Modena, & Reggio Emilia.

    Associated Search Terms: Professionalization; Italy; Religious educator
  • Professionalism and the Clergy: A Research Note.
    Bryman, Alan (1985)
    Review of Religious Research 26:3: 253-260.

    1972-73 data from England (Anglican, Methodist, Roman Catholic) do not allow a good "fit" of the Hall professionalism scale.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodist, Great Britain; Church of England; Catholic, Great Britain; Great Britain; Professionalization; Clergy role
  • Professionalization and Secularization in the Belgian Catholic Pillar.
    Dobbelaere, Karel (1979)
    Japanese Journal of Religious Studies 6:1/2: 39-64.

    Considers medical & educational institutions, 1950s & '60s; sees lay professionals as secularizing agents.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Medical; Belgium; Catholic, Belgium; Secularization; Professionalization
  • Professionalism and Bureaucracy as Work Environments Among the Protestant Clergy.
    Thompson, Robert Clarence (1977)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Washington State University. [DA 38:6 A, p. 3744]

    Analyzes 1975 questionnaire data from clergy of 10 protestant denominations in Washington State.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, U.S.A.; Bureaucracy; Organization; Professionalism; United States, Washington; Clergy
  • Priests and Church. The Professionalization of an Organization.
    Ference, Thomas P., Fred H. Goldner, and R. Richard Ritti (1971)
    American Behavioral scientist 14:4: 507-524.

    General overview pointing to the emergence of conflicts that previously had been only latent.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic; Clergy; Conflict; Professionalization
  • Toward a Theory of Religious Organizations.
    Benson, J. Kenneth, and James H. Dorsett (1971)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 10:2: 138-151.

    Develops an open systems model with 4 dimensions--bureaucratization, professionalization, integration, & secularization.

    Associated Search Terms: Bureaucracy; Systems theory; Secularization; Professionalization; Organization
  • Catholic Church Professionals.
    Fichter, Joseph H. (1970)
    Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences 387: 77-85.

    Notes fewer Catholics entering religious careers, & many leaving; traditional structures are being revised, & the authoritarian system is yielding to collegiality. Task-orientation has emphasized professionalization.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Catholic; Professionalization; Authoritarianism
  • The Myth of the Hyphenated Clergy.
    Fichter, Joseph H. (1968)
    Critic 27:3: 16-24. [Also in Joseph H. Fichter, Organization Man in the Church (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Schenkman-GLP, 1974), pp. 37-53]

    Professionalization of the pastoral role renders ambiguous the status of non-pastor clergy.

    Associated Search Terms: Professionalization; Clergy role; Catholic
  • Professionalism and Lutheran Seminarians.
    Berg, Philip L. (1968)
    Lutheran Quarterly 20: 406-441.

    1962-63 survey of Protestant seminarians, American Lutheran Church & Lutheran Church in America subsamples: value orientation & professionalism scores.

    Associated Search Terms: Seminarians; Professionalism; Lutheran Church in America; American Lutheran Church; Values
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