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  • Decline of a moral panic. A social psychological and socio-legal examination of the current status of Satanism.
    Reichert, Jenny, and James T. Richardson (2012)
    Nova religio 16:2: 47-63.

    In reviewing legal cases, sees less indiscriminate bias against Satanism over time.

    Associated Search Terms: Satanist, U.S.A.; Moral panic; Law; Anti-cult movement
  • Le Satanisme ou le "Religieusement Incorrect."
    Bobineau, Olivier (2009)
    Social Compass 56:4: 503-514.

    Defines satanism; observes that it is a religious phenomenon, the religious incorrectness of a small number of people, not a religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Satanist
  • Entre metanoïa et paranoïa: Approches sociologique et médiatique du satanisme en France.
    Mombelet, Alexis (2009)
    Social Compass 56:4: 530-540.

    Focuses on 3 French satanists; distinguishes satanist imagery & satanist deeds.

    Associated Search Terms: Satanist, France; France
  • Le satanique moderne et contemporain en Italie.
    Introvigne, Massimo (2009)
    Social Compass 56:4: 541-551.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy; Satanist, Italy
  • Nordic Satanism and Satanism Scares: The Dark Side of the Secular Welfare State.
    Hjelm, Titus, Henrik Bogdan, Asbjørn Dyrendal, and Jesper Aagaard Petersen (2009)
    Social Compass 56:4: 515-529.

    Historical accounts & present reports for 4 nations.

    Associated Search Terms: Denmark; Finland; Sweden; Satanist; Norway
  • Satanists and nuts: The role of schisms in modern Satanism.
    Petersen, Jesper Aagaard (2009)
    In James R. Lewis and Sarah M. Lewis (eds.) Sacred Schisms. How Religions Divide. New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 218-247.

    Sees sect as having an authoritarian epistemology & cult an eclectic & tolerant one. Describes a cult-producing Satanic milieu wherein rejected knowledge systems are incorporated. The very eclecticism allows different amalgamations to form & leads to schisms.

    Associated Search Terms: Cult; Satanist; Sect; Schism; Typology; Syncretism
  • Satanism in America: An Update.
    Richardson, James T., Jenny Reichert, and Valerie Lykes (2009)
    Social Compass 56:4: 552-563.

    Cites factors that lessened the moral panic over Satanism in the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Satanist, U.S.A.; Moral panic
  • Doing the Devil's Work: Heavy Metal and the Threat to Public Order in the Muslim World.
    Levine, Mark (2009)
    Social Compass 56:4: 564-576.

    History of Satan in Middle Eastern culture & account of modern Islamic negative reactions to Heavy Metal music.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam; Satanist; Middle East; Deviance/social control; Music
  • À la rencontre des satanistes....
    Mombelet, Alexis, and Nicoles Walzer (2008)
    In Olivier Bobineau (ed.) Le satanisme. Quel danger pour la société? Paris: Pygmalion, pp. 179-258.

    Associated Search Terms: Satanist
  • Une jeunesse satanique.
    Mombelet, Alexis (2008)
    In Olivier Bobineau (ed.) Le satanisme. Quel danger pour la société? Paris: Pygmalion, pp. 137-161.

    Associated Search Terms: Satanist
  • De l'Impossible Rassemblement des Satanistes au Développement Foisonnant de l'Imaginaire.
    Bobineau, Olivier, and Alexis Mombelet (2008)
    In Olivier Bobineau (ed.) Le satanisme. Quel danger pour la société? Paris: Pygmalion, pp. 101-136.

    Associated Search Terms: Satanist
  • Le Satanisme ou la Défiance Religieuse "Limite."
    Bobineau, Olivier (2008)
    In Olivier Bobineau (ed.) Le satanisme. Quel danger pour la société? Paris: Pygmalion, pp. 259-278.

    Associated Search Terms: Satanist
  • Modern Satanism: Dark doctrines and black flames.
    Petersen, Jesper Aagaard (2005)
    In James R. Lewis and Jesper Aagaard Petersen (eds.) Controversial New Religions. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 423-457.

    Associated Search Terms: Satanist
  • Supernatural Support Groups: Who are the UFO Abductees and Ritual-abuse Survivors?
    Bader, Christopher D. (2003)
    Journal for the Scientific study of Religion 42:4: 669-678.

    Compares the demographics of members of support groups of alleged UFO abductions & Satanic ritual abuse, with those of other populations. The support groups are most comparable to participants in new religious movements.

    Associated Search Terms: UFO cult; Satanist, U.S.A.
  • Binary Satanism: The construction of community in a digital world.
    Petersen, Jesper Aagaard (2002)
    Syzygy 11: 37-52.

    Associated Search Terms: Internet; Satanist
  • Polish cyber Satanism: A group in statu nascendi.
    Smoczynski, Rafal (2002)
    Syzygy 11: 111-118.

    Associated Search Terms: Internet; Satanist
  • Antisatanism as a Social Movement.
    Swatos, William H., Jr. (2002)
    In Edward I. Bailey (ed.) The Secular Quest for Meaning in Life. Denton Papers in Implicit Religion. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, pp. 269-289.

    Sees Satanism as a converse of Evangelicalism, & the latter re-energizing around the former.

    Associated Search Terms: Resource mobilization; Evangelical; Social movement; Satanist
  • The Modern Satanistic Scare in America.
    Shupe, Anson D., Jr. (1998)
    In Michael A. Fuss (ed.) Rethinking Religious Movements. Rome: Pontifical Gregorian University Research Centre in Culture and Religions, pp. 365-380.

    Associated Search Terms: Satanist, U.S.A.
  • Sectas satánicas en el Mercosur: un estudio de la construcción de las desviación religiosa en los medios de communicación de Argentina y Brasil.
    Frigerio, Alejandro, and Ari Pedro Oro (1998)
    Horizontes antropológicos 4:8: 114-150.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Argentina; Media; Satanist; Deviance/social control
  • The Social Construction of Satanism: Understanding an International Social Problem.
    Richardson, James T. (1997)
    Australian Journal of Social Issues 32: 61-82.

    Associated Search Terms: Satanist; Social construction of reality; Social problem
  • Description du Sabbat et des Rites dans les Peurs Antisataniques Contemporaines.
    Campion-Vincent, Veronique (1995)
    Caohiers internationaux de sociologie 98: 43-58.

    Associated Search Terms: Ritual; Satanist; Anti-cult movement
  • Teenage Satanism as Oppositional Youth Subculture.
    Lowney, Kathleen S. (1995)
    Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 23: 453-484.

    Based on field work with teenagers in Georgia.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Satanist; Adolescents; United States, Georgia; Counterculture
  • Indagine sul satanismo. Satanisti e antisatanisti dal seicento ai giorni nostri.
    Introvigne, Massimo (1994)
    Milano: Arnaldo Mondadori.

    Associated Search Terms: Satanist; Historical
  • Le Défi Magique: Satanisme, Sorcellerie, Volume II.
    Martin, Jean-Baptiste, and Massimo Introvigne (eds.) (1994)
    Lyon: Presses Universitaires de Lyon.

    Associated Search Terms: Magic; Satanist; Witch
  • Fundamentalist Religion and the Moral Crusade against Satanism: The Social Construction of Deviant Behavior.
    Victor, Jeffrey S. (1994)
    Deviant Behavior 15:3: 305-334.

    Based on interviews, participant observation, & other methods in the Jamestown, New York, area.

    Associated Search Terms: Satanist; Symbolic interactionism; Moral crusade; Deviance/social control; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.
  • Satanism in Contemporary America: Establishment or Underground?
    Taub, Diane E., and Lawrence D. Nelson (1993)
    Sociological Quarterly 34:3: 523-541.

    Notes a continuum of satanist groups in the U.S., ranging from the relatively conventional to the "underground" satanists.

    Associated Search Terms: Satanist, U.S.A.
  • Satanic Panic:The Creation of a Contemporary Legend.
    Victor, Jeffrey S. (1993)
    Chicago: Open Court.

    Discusses origins of unsubstantiated claims of a wide network of violent satanic cults in the U.S.

    Associated Search Terms: Rumor; Satanist, U.S.A.
  • The Satanic Abuse Controversy: Social Workers and the Social Work Press.
    Clapton, Gary (1993)
    London: University of North London Press.

    Analyzes the discourse in the British social work press related to an alleged wave of Satanist sexual abuse of children.

    Associated Search Terms: Satanist; Social worker; Great Britain; Discourse analysis; Media; Sexual abuse
  • Adolescent Satanism: A Research Note on Exploratory Survey Data.
    Swatos, William H., Jr. (1992)
    Review of Religious Research 34:2: 161-169.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from high school students in a Midwest U.S. community; shows Satanism to be an aspect of adolescent deviance, not an organized movement.

    Associated Search Terms: Satanist; Deviance/social control; Students, secondary
  • The Stoners: Drugs, Demons, and Delinquency.
    Trostle, Lawrence C. (1992)
    New York: Garland.

    Based on interviews with members of a Los Angeles satanist youth gang.

    Associated Search Terms: Delinquency; United States, California, Los Angeles; Gang; Satanist; Adolescents
  • Social Construction from Within: Satan's Process.
    Bainbridge, William Sims (1991)
    In James T. Richardson, Joel Best, and David G. Bromley (eds.), The Satanism Scare. Hawthorne, New York: Aldine de Gruyter, pp. 297-310.

    Associated Search Terms: Satanist
  • The Satanism Scare.
    Richardson, James T., Joel Best, and David G. Bromley (eds.) (1991)
    Hawthorne, New York: Aldine de Gruyter.

    Associated Search Terms: Satanist
  • Satanism in the Courts: From Murder to Heavy Metal.
    Richardson, James T. (1991)
    In James T. Richardson, Joe Best, and David G. Bromley (eds.) The Satanism Scare. Hawthorne, New York: Aldine de Gruyter, pp. 205-217.

    Associated Search Terms: Satanist; Law
  • Satanism: The New Cult Scare.
    Bromley, David G. (1991)
    In James T. Richardson, Joel Best, and David G. Bromley (eds.), The Satanism Scare. Hawthorne, New York: Aldine de Gruyter, pp. 49-72.

    Associated Search Terms: Satanist; Anti-cult movement
  • Devil Worship in Western Montana: A Case Study in Rumor Construction.
    Balch, Robert W., and Margaret Gilliam (1991)
    In James T. Richardson, Joel Best, and David G. Bromley 9eds.), The Satan Scare. New York: Aldine De Gruyter, pp. 246-262.

    Associated Search Terms: Rumor; United States, Montana; Satanist; Devil
  • Newspapers and the Antisatanism Movement: A Content Analysis.
    Crouch, Ben M., and Kelly R. Damphousse (1991)
    Sociological Spectrum 12:1: 1-20.

    Content analysis of 8 major U.S. newspapers, 1980-89; shows a trend toward more & to more negative coverage than of witchcraft, & shows sensationalism creating newspaper sales & providing a forum for religious & police experts on satanism.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral entrepreneur; Satanist; Content analysis; Anti-cult movement; Media
  • Il cappello del mago. I nuovi movimenti magici, dallo spiritismo al satanismo./La magie: les nouveaux mouvements magiques.
    Introvigne, Massimo (1990)
    Milano: SugarCo./Paris: Droguet et Ardani, 1993.

    Associated Search Terms: Magic; Satanist; Spiritualist
  • The Theoretical Framing of a Social Problem: Some Conceptual Notes on Satanic Cults.
    Forsyth, Craig J., and Marion D. Olivier (1990)
    Deviant Behavior 11:3: 281-292.

    Supports neither a theory that increased literature about satanism stems from increased activity, nor a constructionist theory that literature increases irrespective of changes in activity.

    Associated Search Terms: Satanist; Constructionist theory; Media
  • The Construction of Satanism as a Social Problem in Canada.
    Lippert, Randy (1990)
    Canadian Journal of Sociology 15: 417-439. [Also in Lorne L. Dawson (ed.) Cults in Context. Readings in the study of New Religious Movements (Toronto: Canadian Scholars' Press, 1996), pp. 263-286]

    Associated Search Terms: Canada; Satanist, Canada; Social problem
  • Studi scientifici recenti sul satanismo.
    Introvigne, Massimo (1989)
    Genova: Quadrivium.

    Associated Search Terms: Satanist
  • Satan's Power: A Deviant Psychotherapy Cult./Setta satanica.
    Bainbridge, William Sims (1978)
    Barkeley: University of California Press./Milano: SugaCo Edizioni, 1992.

    Ethnography of a group that began in Great Britain in 1963, moved to Mexico, & then to the U.S. Data collection continued into 1975.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Process Church of Final Judgment; Cult; Satanist
  • Conditionnements socio-politiques et socio-psychologiques du Satanisme.
    Raphaël, Freddy (1976)
    Revue des sciences religieuses 50:2: 112-156.

    Overview of post-medieval phenomena.

    Associated Search Terms: Satanist
  • The Church of Satan.
    Alfred, H. Randall (1976)
    In Charles Y. Glock and robert N. Bellah (eds.), The New Religious Consciousness. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 180-202.

    Based on 1968-73 field work in San Francisco.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, California, San Francisco; Satanist; Witch; Participant observation
  • Magical Therapy: An Anthropological Investigation of Contemporary Satanism.
    Moody, Edward J. (1974)
    In Irving I. Zaretsky and Mark P. Leone (eds.) Religious Movements in Contemporary America. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, pp. 355-382.

    [Also in Lorne L. Dawson (ed.) Cults in Context. Readings in the Study of New Religious Movements. Toronto: Canadian Scholars' Press, 1996, pp. 287-312; and New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction Press, 1998, pp. 287-312]

    Associated Search Terms: Healing; Satanist; Medical
  • Mystical, Satanic, and Chiliastic Forces in Countercultural Movements. Changing the World--or Reconciling It.
    Bodemann, Y. Michal (1974)
    Youth & Society 5:4: 433-447.

    Explores themes of the then contemporary youth counterculture in the U.S.

    Associated Search Terms: Counterculture; Youth culture; Satanist
  • The Satanic Mass: A Sociological and Criminological Study.
    Rhodes, Henry Taylor Fowkes (1955)
    New York: Citadel Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Criminology; Satanist
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