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  • A comparative study of work ethic among Muslims and Protestants: Multilevel evidence.
    Shirokanova, Anna (2015)
    Social Compass 62:4: 615-631.

    Analyses of aggregated 1999-2000 & 2005-2008 World Values Survey data show no significant difference in work ethic between Muslims & Protestants, though being religious in a Protestant society increases work ethic scores.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant; Protestant Ethic; Islam; Economic; Islamic Work Ethic
  • Zu welchem Ende studiert man heute noch die "Protestantische Ethik."
    Treiber, Hubert (2012)
    Österreichischen Zeitschrift für Geschichtwissenschafter 23:3: 67-85.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic
  • A ética protestante na contexto contemporâneo.
    Riesebrodt, Martin (2012)
    Tempo Social 24:1:159-182.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic
  • Übersetzungsstratagien und Übersetzungsfelder. Die Übersetzungen von Max Webers “Die protestantische Ethik” ins Englische.
    Schögler, Rafael (2012)
    Österreichischen Zeitschrift für Geschichtwissenschafter 23:3: 127-160.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Weber, Max
  • Annerkungen zum Entstehungskontext von Max Webers "Die protestantische Ethik und der 'Geist' des Kapitalismus."
    Lehmann, Hartmut (2012)
    Österreichischen Zeitschrift für Geschichtwissenschafter 23:3: 86-99.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Weber, Max
  • Max Webers "Protestantische Ethik" in werkgeschichtlicher Betrachtung. Eine Erwiderung auf die "Steinert-These."
    Lichtblau, Klaus (2012)
    Österreichischen Zeitschrift für Geschichtwissenschafter 23:3: 33-49.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Weber, Max
  • Markets of piety and pious markets: The protestant ethic and the spirit of Korean capitalism.
    Baldacchino, Jean-Paul (2012)
    Social Compass 59:3: 367-385.

    Rather than a Confucian work ethic, it is Puritan-like Protestantism in South Korea that has an elective affinity with capitalism. Bsed on field work in a Seoul congregation.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Parish; Korea (South), Seoul
  • Testing the Protestant Ethic Thesis with Quantitative Historical Data: A Research Note.
    Sanderson, Stephen K., Seth Abrutyn, and Kristopher R. Proctor (2011)
    Social Forces 89:3: 905-911.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Historical
  • Was Weber wrong? A human capital theory of Protestant economic history.
    Becker, Sascha O., and Ludger Woessmann (2009)
    Quarterly Journal of Economics 124:2: 531-596.

    Analysis of county-level Prussian data show literacy to be an intervening variable between Protestantism and economic success.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Education
  • The Continuing Path of Distortion: The Protestant Ethic and Max Weber's School Enrollment Statistics.
    Becker, George (2009)
    Acta Sociologica 52:3: 195-212.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Protestant Ethic; Education
  • The Importance of Protestantism in Max Weber's Theory of Secularisation.
    Carroll, Anthony J. (2009)
    European Journal of Sociology 50:1: 61-95.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Secularization; Weber, Max
  • The Protestant Ethic Thesis as American Sociology of Religion.
    Swatos, William H., Jr., and Peter Kivisto (2007)
    In Anthony J. Blasi (ed.) American Sociology of Religion. Histories (Religion and the Social Order 13). Leiden: Brill, pp. 87-119.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Sociology of religion, U.S.A.
  • Do Today's Sociologists Really Appreciate Weber's Essay The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism?
    Campbell, Colin B. (2006)
    Sociological Review 54:2: 207-223.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Weber, Max
  • Max Weber and Judaism: An insight into the Protestant Ethic methodology.
    Barbalet, Jack (2006)
    Max Weber Studies 6:1: 51-67.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Jewish; Methodology; Weber, Max
  • Friends and Foes. The Formation and Consolidation of the Protestant Ethic Thesis.
    Lehmann, Hartmut (2005)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr., and Lutz Kaelber (eds.), The Protestant Ethic Turns 100. Essays on the Centenary of the Weber Thesis. Boulder, Colorado: Paradigm, pp. 1-22.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Protestant Ethic
  • Dimensions of the Protestant Ethic.
    Riesebrodt, Martin (2005)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr., and Lutz Kaelber (eds.), The Protestant Ethic Turns 100. Essays on the Centenary of the Weber Thesis. Boulder, Colorado: Paradigm, pp. 23-51.

    Focuses on the contexts of the first (1905) & second (1920) editions.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Weber, Max
  • The Contexts of the Publication and Reception of the Protestant Ethic.
    Swatos, William H., Jr., and Peter Kivisto (2005)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr., and Lutz Kaelber (eds.), The Protestant Ethic Turns 100. Essays on the Centenary of the Weber Thesis. Boulder, Colorado: Paradigm, pp. 111-137.

    Places the Protestant Ethic writings in the context of Weber's career.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Weber, Max
  • Rational Capitalism, Traditionalism, and Adventure Capitalism. New Research on the Weber Thesis.
    Kaelber, Lutz (2005)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr., and Lutz Kaelber (eds.), The Protestant Ethic Turns 100. Essays on the Centenary of the Weber Thesis. Boulder, Colorado: Paradigm.

    Emphasizes typologies of economic organization & the basis for the types in Weber's extended family history. Reviews recent literature on the Protestant Ethic thesis.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Protestant Ethic
  • The Protestant Ethic and the "Spirit" of Capitalism as Grand Narrative. Max Weber's Philosophy of History.
    Nielsen, Donald A. (2005)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr., and Lutz Kaelber (eds.), The Protestant Ethic Turns 100. Essays on the Centenary of the Weber Thesis. Boulder, Colorado: Paradigm, pp. 53-75..

    Reads the Protestant Ethic as a grand narrative that includes 5 lesser narratives.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Weber, Max; Protestant Ethic
  • Protestant Work Ethic and Worker Productivity in a Mexican Brewery.
    Firestone, Juanita M., Raymond T. Garza, and Richard J. Harris (2005)
    International Sociology 20:1: 27-44.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from blue-collar workers in a brewery in Monterrey; those who scored higher on a work ethic scale were deemed more productive by their supervisors.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexico, Monterrey; Work; Protestant Ethic
  • The Dark Side of the Protestant Ethic: A Comparative Analysis of Welfare Reform.
    Hudson, Kenneth, and Andrea Coukos (2005)
    Sociological Theory 23:1: 1-24.

    Compares 19th & 20th century efforts in the U.S. to cut back on public relief; the work ethic described by Max Weber appears to motivate such efforts.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; United States; Protestant Ethic; Welfare
  • Relire "L'Ethique protestante et l'esprit du capitalisme."
    Gruson, Pascale (2004)
    Esprit 306: 44-53.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic
  • The Incredible Shrinking Protestant Ethic.
    Nielsen, Donald A. (2003)
    International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society 16: 593-596.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic
  • Missing, Now Found in the Eighteenth Century: Weber's Protestant Ethic.
    Jacob, Margaret C., and Matthew Kadane (2003)
    American Historical Review 108: 20-49.

    Based on the spiritual diaries of a Leeds clothier, Joseph Ryder.

    Associated Search Terms: Case study; Protestant Ethic
  • Protestantism and Capitalism: The Mechanisms of Influence.
    Cohen, Jere (2003)
    New York: Aldine de Gruyter.

    Calvinism affected behavior that helped create capitalism, but there was no "spirit" of capitalism. Uses 2 case studies.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Great Britain; Case study
  • The Disciplinary Revolution: Calvinism and the Rise of the State in Early Modern Europe.
    Gorski, Philip S. (2003)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    The Calvinist Reformation produced the infrastructure of the state with not only a work ethic but discipline.

    Associated Search Terms: Asceticism; Germany, Brandenburg-Prussia; Politics; Discipline; Historical; Netherlands; Protestant Ethic; Reformation; State; Calvinist
  • Protestantism and Capitalism. The Mechanisms of Influence.
    Cohen, Jere (2002)
    Hawthorne, New York: Aldine de Gruyter.

    Distinguishes numerous theses in the Weber classic, & reassesses each.

    Associated Search Terms: Puritan; Protestant Ethic; Weber, Max
  • The Beloved Myth: Protestantism and the Rise of Industrial Capitalism in Nineteenth-Century Europe.
    Delacroix, Jacques, and François Nielsen (2001)
    Social Forces 80:2: 509-553.

    Uses indicators of development to test the "common interpretation" of the Protestant Ethic thesis; the thesis is not supported.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Europe; Development
  • Ethics in Business and Christian Religiousness: An Exploratory Research.
    Bintoro, Andreas (2001)
    In Jack Lee (ed.) Ethics and International Business in the 21st Century. Taichung, Taiwan: Tunghai University.

    Analyzes 1991-92 questionnaire responses from Reformed Church business employees in Indonesia; few accepted the doctrine of predestination, thereby calling the Protestant Ethic thesis into doubt.

    Associated Search Terms: Indonesia; Protestant Ethic; Reformed, Indonesia
  • Popular Religion, Catholicism and Socioreligious Dissent in Latin America.
    Blancarte, Roberto J. (2000)
    International Sociology 15:4: 591-603.

    The Protestant Ethic model does not apply to Latin America; Protestant churches there benefited from liberalism & Catholic weakness, & did not engender inner-worldly asceticism. Popular Protestantism is often corporate & authoritarian.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Protestant, Latin America; Latin America; Popular religion; Catholic, Latin America
  • Educational "Preference" of German Protestants and Catholics: The Politics Behind Educational Specialization.
    Becker, George (2000)
    Review of Religious Research 41:3: 311-327.

    Criticizes Offenbacher's study used by M. Weber & R. Merton in their hypothesized more rational Protestant courses of action; proposes differential occupational opportunities for Protestants & Catholic theology students affected their educational careers.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Protestant Ethic; Germany; Catholic, Germany; Science; Offenbacher, Martin; Seminarians; Protestant, Germany
  • Religion and the Spirit of Capitalism in Modern Europe.
    Riis, Ole (1999)
    In Loek Halman and Ole Riis (eds.) Religion in Secularizing Society: The Eruopean's Religion at the End of the 20th Century. Tilburg: Tilburg University Press, pp. 19-41.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe; Protestant Ethic; Economic
  • L'Ethique Protestante de Max Weber: le Bilan de la Discussion.
    Boudon, Raymond (1998)
    In Raymond Boudon (ed.) Etudes sur les sociologues classiques. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, pp. 55-92.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic
  • The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of the Modern Family.
    Garrett, William R. (1998)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 37:2: 222-233.

    Calvinism formed the modern family.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Family
  • Schools of Asceticism: Ideology and Organization in Medieval Religious Communities.
    Kaelber, Lutz (1998)
    University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press.

    Examines the Cathar and Waldensian movements.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Protestant Ethic; Waldensian; Catholic, medieval; Monasticism; Weber, Max; Historical; Cathar
  • The Influence of the Protestant Ethic on Sport and Recreation.
    Overman, Steven J. (1997)
    Aldershot, U.K.: Avebury.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Sport
  • The Protestant Ethic: Weber's Model and the Empirical Literature.
    Jones, Harold B., Jr. (1997)
    Human Relations 50: 757-778.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Protestant Ethic
  • Protestants and Economic Behavior.
    Wuthnow, Robert, and Tracy L. Scott (1997)
    In Harry S. Stout and D.G. Hart (eds.) New Directions in American Religious History. New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Protestant Ethic; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • Calvinists Incorporated: Welsh Immigrants on Ohio's Industrial Frontier.
    Knowles, Anne Kelly (1997)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Protestant Ethic; United States, Ohio; Welch Americans
  • Replication and Reanalysis of Offenbacher's School Enrollment Study: Implications for the Weber and Merton Theses.
    Becker, George (1997)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 36:4: 483-496.

    Associated Search Terms: Offenbacher, Martin; Germany, Baden; Science; Protestant Ethic; Merton, Robert K.; Weber, Max; Education
  • Max Weber and the Protestant Ethic.
    Hamilton, Richard F. (1996)
    In Richard F. Hamilton, The Social Misconstruction of Reality: Validity and Verification in the Scholarly Community. New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, pp. 32-106.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Protestant Ethic
  • On the Neglect of Weber's Protestant Ethic as a Theoretical Treatise: Demarcating the Parameters of Postwar American Sociological Theory.
    Kalberg, Stephen (1996)
    Sociological Theory 14:1: 49-70.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Theory; Protestant Ethic
  • Weber's Lacuna: Medieval Religion and the Roots of Rationalization.
    Kaelber, Lutz (1996)
    Journal of the History of Ideas 57:3: 465-485.

    Weber never completed his study of medieval Christianity; he had a negative view of any potential for ascetic rationalism in lay religion but respect for the ascetic heroics of medieval monasticism.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe, medieval; Catholic, medieval; Weber, Max; Rationalization; Protestant Ethic
  • Religion in the Modern World. From Cathedrals to Cults.
    Bruce, Steve (1996)
    Oxford; Oxford University Press.

    Modernity erodes religion except where the latter finds important work other than relating people to God.

    Associated Search Terms: Migration; Typology; Secularization; Protestant Ethic; New religions; Modernity; Individualism; Ethnic; New age
  • Nachwirkungum der Konfessinalisierung in Wortkultur und Wirtschaftethik deutscher Regionen.
    Ay, Karl-Ludwig (1995)
    Sociologia internationalis 33:1: 19-47.

    Examines different economic ethics in linguistic cultures in regions of Germany.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Economic; Sociolinguistics; Germany
  • Die "Protestantische Ethik" ein "überdeterminierter Text"?
    Hennis, Wilhelm (1995)
    Sociologia internationalis 33:1: 1-17.

    Weber's Protestant Ethic study was concerned with the cultural meaning of capitalism; commentators have ignored its focus.

    Associated Search Terms: Capitalism; Protestant Ethic; Weber, Max
  • Evangelical Beliefs and Educational Values.
    McEwen, Alex, and Earl Robinson (1995)
    Aldershot, U.K.: Avebury.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Protestant Ethic; Belief; Evangelical, Great Britain
  • Max Webers Luther Interpretation.
    Lehmann, Hartmut (1995)
    Berliner Journal für Soziologie 5:3: 349-358.

    Reacting to a prior generation's glorification of Luther in Germany, Weber had a bias against him that affected his understanding of Luther's Beruf concept.

    Associated Search Terms: Reformation; Vocation; Protestant Ethic; Weber, Max
  • Ethik und Kapitalismus. Zwei thesen Max Webers.
    Schluchter, Wolfgang (1995)
    Berliner Journal für Soziologie 5:3: 335-347.

    Examines Weber's theses on the cultural significance of ascetic Protestantism for the spirit of modern capitalism & on the nonethical character of capitalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Capitalism; Protestant Ethic; Weber, Max
  • Unrealistic Expectations: Contesting the Usefulness of Weber's Protestant Ethic for the Study of Latin American Protestantism.
    Cavalcanti, H.B. (1995)
    Journal of Church and State 37;2: 289-308.

    Proposes that a protestant Ethic will not emerge in Latin American Protestantism; focuses on Brazilian Presbyterianism.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Protestant, Latin America; Latin America; Presbyterian, Brazil; Brazil
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