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  • Secularization and attribution: How mainline Protestant clergy and congregants explain church growth and decline.
    Flatt, Kevin N., D. Millard Haskell, and Stephanie Burgoyne (2018)
    Sociology of Religion 79:1: 78-107.

    Based on a small survey; suggests varying reasons given for growth or decline in congregation membership point to secularization.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario; Protestant, Canada; Secularization; Attribution theory
  • Britain on its knees: Prayer and the public since the Second World War.
    Field, Clive D. (2017)
    Social Compass 64:1: 92-112.

    Overview of survey data shows a decline in private prayer.

    Associated Search Terms: Prayer; Secularization; Great Britain
  • Reviving the civil religious tradition.
    Gorski, Philip S. (2017)
    In Ruth Braunstein, Todd Nicholas Fuist, and Rhys H. Williams (eds.) Religion and Progressive Activism. New Stories about Faith and Politics. New York: New York University Press, pp. 271-288.

    Favors civil religion over religious nationalism & radical secularism.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil religion; Nationalism; Secularism
  • Secularisation, Pentecostalism and Violence. Receptions, Rediscoveries and Rebuttals in the Sociology of Religion.
    Martin, David (2017)
    New York: Routledge.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernization; Violence; Secularization; Pentecostal
  • Does economic insecurity predict religiosity? Evidence from the European Social Survey 2002-2014.
    Storm, Ingrid (2017)
    Sociology of Religion 78:2: 146-172.

    Analyzes 2002-14 European Social Survey data. Finds an inverse relationship between religiosity & economic security.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Secularization; Religiosity; Europe; Economic; Deprivation
  • The lived religion approach in the sociology of religion and its implications for secular feminist analyses of religion.
    Nyhagen, Line (2017)
    Social Compass 64:4: 495-511.

    The lived religion approach in the sociology of religion furthers the recognition of women's agency in a "soft secular feminist" stance.

    Associated Search Terms: Lived religion; Agency; Secularism; Feminist theory
  • Face à l’affaissement du scenario politique: Parcours de redéfinition du catholicisme en Italie.
    Abbruzzese, Salvatore (2017)
    Social Compass 64:2: 151-166.

    Traces the changes in Italian secularization--from religion vs. modernity, to compromise, to religion in modernity.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Italy; Change; Italy; Moral; Politics, Italy; Secularization
  • Recasting secular thinking for emancipatory feminist practice.
    Reilly, Niamh (2017)
    Social Compass 64:4: 481-494.

    Secularism has become oppressive toward minority women in Europe while religion sometimes serves emancipatory purposes. The Musawah Framework for Action, advanced by the Malaysian group, Sisters in Islam, provides an example how this can be so.

    Associated Search Terms: Malaysia; Women; Secularism; Islam, Malaysia; Prejudice, sexism; Sisters in Islam; Feminism
  • Gare à l’écart! De l’importance du genre dans la religion, la spiritualité et la laïcité en Italie.
    Palmisano, Stefania, and Simone Martino (2017)
    Social Compass 64:4: 563-681.

    Examines Italian women's participation in the decline of religion in Italy, with their rejection of the Catholic Church's political stands on moral issues.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Italy; Secularization; Abortion; Divorce; Gender; Women; Politics, Italy; Catholic, Italy
  • Alternative sociologies of religion: Through non-Western eyes.
    Spickard, James V. (2017)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Sociology of religion has been bound to western culture, as organization, belief, & morals. The Confucian perspective leads to popular or everyday religion, de-individualized. Ibn Khaldun saw religion & ethnicity as forces for solidarity beyond familism. The Navajo perspective reveals the performative nature of ritual.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Individualism; Popular religion; Ritual; Market model; Familism; Ancestor; Sociology of religion; Culture; Definition of religion; Ethnic; Everyday life; Theory; Solidarity; Confucian; Navajo; Khaldun, Ibn
  • Beyond the paradigm of secularization?
    Koenig, matthias (2016)
    In Florian Zemmin, Colin Jager, and Guido Vanheesijck (eds.) Working with a Secular Age. Boston: DeGruyter, pp. 23-48.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization
  • A post-secular reading of public sociology.
    Hashemi, Morteza (2016)
    Social Compass 63:4: 461-477.

    Critique of Michael Burroway's call for an engaged public sociology.

    Associated Search Terms: Secular; Post-secular; Value free theory
  • Is the United States a counterexample fo the secularization thesis?
    Voas, David, and Mark Chaves (2016)
    American Journal of Sociology 12:5: 1517-1556.

    No.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Secularization
  • (Un)Believing in modern society. Religion, spirituality, and religious-secular competition.
    Stolz, Jorg, Judith Konemann, Mallory Schneuwly Purdie, Thomas Engleberger, and Michael Kruggeler (2016)
    Florence, Kentucky: Taylor & Francis/Routledge.

    Finds institutional, alternative, distanced, & secular categories relevant, using quantitative & qualitative Swiss data.

    Associated Search Terms: Individualism; Competition; Secular; Spirituality; Switzerland
  • American Secularism. Cultural Contours of Nonreligious Belief Systems.
    Baker, Joseph O., and Buster G. Smith (2016)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularism; Atheist, U.S.A.
  • The dynamics of religious practice in Spain from the mid-19th century to 2010.
    Rossi, Maurizio, and Ettore Scappini (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:3: 579-596.

    Uses Spanish census data from the 19th century & after, & time use data from 2003 & 2010. Analyzes by birth cohort, age, & period. Secularization began in the 19th century.

    Associated Search Terms: Spain; Time use survey; Secularization
  • Beheading the Saint: Nationalism, Religion and Secularism in Quebec.
    Zubrzycki, Geneviève (2016)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Canada, Quebec; Feast; Identity, national; Migration; Politics, Canada; Prejudice, anti-religious
  • Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland. Religious Practice in Late Modernity.
    Ganiel, Gladys (2016)
    Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Based on 2009 surveys, on interviews, & on case studies. For many, the Roman Catholic Church is a convenient foil against which the define their fair. Describes extra-institutional religion--religiosity connected to & going beyond organized churches, thereby balancing individualism. Reports attitudes toward reconciliation & ecumenism.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; State; Secularization; Pluralism; Parish council; Marginality; Ireland; Individualism; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Ecumenism; Clergy; Catholic, Ireland; Ambivalence; Diversity; Conflict; Extra-institutional
  • Religious vs secular nationhood: "Multiple secularities" in post-Soviet Armenia.
    Burchardt, Marian, and Hovhannes Hovhannisyan (2016)
    Social Compass 63:4: 427-443.

    Analyzes post-Soviet Armenian history in terms of multiple secularities and cultural defense (resistance against secularization).

    Associated Search Terms: NGO; National religions; Cultural defense; War; State; Security; Pluralism; Nationalism; Armenian Apostolic Church, Armenia; Armenia; Secularization; Martin, David A.; Boundary maintenance; Education; Identity, national; Integration (national); Historical; Freedom of religion
  • Recognizing the Nonreligious: Reimagining the Secular.
    Lee, Lois (2015)
    Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Secular; Atheist
  • Vulnerable post-Soviet secularities; Patterns and dynamics in Russia and beyond.
    Agadjanian, Alexander (2015)
    In Marian Burchardt, Monika Wohlrab-Sahr, and Matthias Middell (eds.) Multiple Secularities beyond the West: Religion and Modernity in the Global Age. Boston: De Gruyter, pp. 241-260.

    Associated Search Terms: Russia; Secular
  • How does the state structure secularization?
    Maryl, Damon (2015)
    European Journal of Sociology 56:2: 207-239.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; State
  • Political Secularism, Religion, and the State: A Time Series Anaysis of Worldwide Data.
    Fox, Jonathan (2015)
    New York: Cambridge University Press.

    Increases, not decreases, of state involvements with religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; State
  • Religion, reintegration, and rehabilitation in French prisons: The impact of prison secularism.
    Rostaing, Corinne, Céline Béraud, and Claire de Galembert (2015)
    In I. Becci and O. Roy (eds.) Religious Diversity in European Prisons: Challenges and Implications for Rehabilitation. Basel: Springer, pp. 63-79.

    Associated Search Terms: France; Penology; Secularism
  • Losing our religion: How unaffiliated parents are raising their children.
    Manning, Christel J. (2015)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Secularization; Atheist; Socialization
  • The Making of a Postsecular Society: A Durkheimian Approach to Memory, Pluralism and Religion in Turkey.
    Rosati, Massimo (2015)
    Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate.

    Associated Search Terms: Post-secular; Turkey; Pluralism
  • Islam and Secularity: The Future of Europe's Public Sphere.
    Göle, Nilüfer (2015)
    Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Laïcité; Secularism; Europe; Islam, Europe
  • Traditional, modern, and post-secular perspectives on science and religion in the Untied States.
    O'Brien, Timothy L., and Shiri Noy (2015)
    American Sociological REview 80:1: 92-115.

    Associated Search Terms: Post-secular; Science; United States
  • Religious Difference in a Secular Age: A Minority Report.
    Mahmood, Saba (2015)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Persecution of minorities in Egypt is a function of secular nationalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Nationalism; Persecution; Secularization; Participant observation; Egypt
  • Disenchantment revisited: Formations of the "secular" and "religious" in the technological discourse of modernity.
    Han, Sam (2015)
    Social Compass 61:1: 76-88.

    Weber's concept of demagicalization is not as important as a grand narrative of modernit & secularization but as a prompt to redefining the technological & the religious.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Secularization; Modernity; Disenchantment; Discourse
  • An extraordinary degree of exaltation: Durkheim, effervescence and Pentecostalism's defeat of secularisation.
    Jennings, Mark (2015)
    Social Compass 62:1: 61-75.

    While Durkheim thought society would of itself provide effervescence, Pentecostalism has done this instead.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Collective effervescence; Pentecostal; Durkheim, Émile
  • Seculaization and changing moal views. European trends in church attendance and views on homosexuality, divorce, abortion, and euthanasia.
    Halman, Loek, and Erik van Ingen (2015)
    European Sociological Review 31:5: 616-627

    Associated Search Terms: Europe; Secularization; Practice; Moral; Homosexuality; Divorce; Euthanasia; Abortion
  • Religious diversity in the neoliberal welfare state: Secularity and the ethos of egalitarianism in Sweden.
    Schenk, Susanne, Marian Burchart, and Monika Wohlrab-Sahr (2015)
    Inernational Sociology 30:1: 3-20.

    In the politics of confessional schools, the discourse of free choice & freedom of religion confront the Swedish tradition of creating equality through a unitary public school system.

    Associated Search Terms: Diversity; Sweden; State; Secularism; Politics, Sweden; Equality; Education; Discourse
  • Interventionist secularism: A comparative analysis of the Turkish Grand National Assembly (1923-1928) and the Indian Constituent Assembly (1946-1949) debates.
    Madra, Aysel (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:2: 222-241.

    Modern Turkish government limits religion in order to fashion unity while the Indian government promotes reforms for purposes of equality & justice.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity, national; Turkey; State; Secularism; Pluralism; Justice; India
  • Agency-driven secularization and Chinese experiments in multiple modernities.
    Yang, Fenggang (2014)
    In Peter Berger, The Many Altars of Modernity: Towad a Paradigm for Religion in a Pluralsit Age. Berlin: DeGruyter, pp. 123-140.

    The essay is a response to Peter Berger's text.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; China
  • Le désenchantement désenchanté?
    Gauchet, Marcel (2014)
    In S. Taussig (ed.) Charles Taylor. Religion et sécularisation. Paris: CNRS Éditions, pp. 73-82.

    Associated Search Terms: Disenchantment; Secularization
  • Are high levels of existential security conducive to secularization? A response to our critics.
    Norris, Pippa, and Ronald Inglehart (2014)
    In Stanley D. Brumm (ed.) The Changing World Religion Map: Sacred Places, Identities, Practices and Politics. Dordrecht: Springer, 3389-3408.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Security
  • Religious tendencies in Brazil: Disenchantment, secularization, and sociologists.
    Motta, Roberto (2014)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Enzo Pace (eds.) Religious Pluralism: Framing Religious Diversity in the Contemporary world. London: Springer, pp. 171-184.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Disenchantment; Sociologists; Brazil
  • The subjective secularization of Great Britain, 1991-200.
    Swenson, Donald (2014)
    Implicit Religion 17:2: 165-182.

    Analyzes 1991-2007 panel survey data from British subjects; supports a subjective secularization thesis.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Panel study; Great Britain
  • Négocier les différences religieuses dans les organisations laïques: l’exemple des chapelles d’hôpitaux.
    Cadge, Wendy (2014)
    Social Compass 61:2:178-194.

    Studies chapels in academic hospitals in the U.S.A. Sees a process of secularization with the removal of explicitly denominational materials, albeit it retaining underlying Christian themes. Comments by Afe Adogame, pp. 207-218.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Hospital; Hospital chaplain; Material culture
  • Regime type, religion-state arrangements, and religious markets in the Muslim world.
    Driessen, Michael D. (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:3: 367-394.

    Analyzes 2 datasets; state favoritism can enhance participation in the favored religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Differentiation; State; Secularization; Islam; Market model
  • An investigation into the swiftness and intensity of recent secularization in Canada: Was Berger right?
    Hay, D. Alastair (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:1: 136-162.

    Analyzes 2002-03 telephone interview & follow-up questionnaire data from Canadians. Pluralism, individualism, & scientific rationalism (evolution & philosophical materialism) inversely predicted religiosity. Deprivation & differentiation did not.

    Associated Search Terms: Science; Deprivation; Differentiation; Evolution; Individualism; Materialism; Secularization; Pluralism; Canada
  • A laicidade e o “jeitinho brasileiro”: formas diversificadas e improvisadas de regulação do religioso em ambientes laicos e públicos: o caso de escolas municipais de Juiz de Fora/ MG / Secularism and the ‘Brazilian way.’
    Camurça, Marcelo, and Sueli Martins (2014)
    Numen: Revista de estudos e pesquisa da religião 17:1: 141-170.

    Takes a multidimensional approach to secularization in the public schools of a town in Minas Gerais, Brazil.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil, Minas Gerais, Juiz de Fora; Education; Regulation; Secularization
  • Which societies provide a strong religious socialization context? Explanations beyond the effects of national religiosity.
    Müller, Tim S., Peter Schmidt, and Nan Dirk DeGraff (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:4: 739-759.

    Analyzes 1971-2008 International Social Survey Programme data. High levels of income inequality predict greater effects of religious socialization. parents need invest less in religiously socializing their children when the society does it.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Differentiation; Family; Legitimation; Practice; Religiosity; Socialization; Secularization
  • Religiosity and politics in Spain and Poland: A period effect analysis.
    Requena, Miguel, and Mikolaj Stanek (2014)
    Social Compass 61:3: 348-367.

    The Catholic Church legitimated authoritarian rule in Spain & opposed it in Poland. After the fall of Franco in Spain & Communism in Poland, both nations experienced secularization, but moreso in Spain.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Poland; Politics, Spain; Secularization; Spain; Comparative; Poland; Catholic, Poland; Catholic, Spain
  • Secularism and Religion in Multi-faith Societies. The Case of India.
    Sen, Ragini, Wolfgang Wagner, and Caroline Howarth (2014)
    Dordrecht: Springer.

    Based on open-ended interviews from a purpose sample of Hindu & Muslim young adult Indians. Secularism was understood as peaceful pluralism &, by the authors, as a form of social capital.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, India; Pluralism; Minority; Islam, India; India; Social capital; Secularism; Conflict; Young adults; Hindu, India
  • 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
  • Atheist Awakening: Secular Activism & Community in America.
    Cimino, Richard, and Christopher Smith (2014)
    New York: Oxford University Press

    Based on participant observation in atheist meetings & events, on interviews, surveys, & content analyses of literature & websites. Awakened atheism & religious activism dialectically need each other.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Secular humanism; Atheist, U.S.A.; Ritual; Participant observation; Minority; Media; Internet; Identity; Schism; Dialectic; Content analysis
  • Changing Faith: The Dynamics and Consequences of Americans' Shifting Religious Identities.
    Sherkat, Darren E. (2014)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Describes U.S.A. religion with General Social Survey data; presents models predicting religious switching & apostasy. Secularization, supply-side rational choice theories, & other grand theories fail to explain changes of religion in the U.S.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Belief; Migration; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Ethnic; Education; Identification; Marriage; Change; Disaffiliation; Mobility (vertical); Politics, U.S.A.; Polity; Conversion; Practice; Sexual activity; United States; Membership; Sexual attitudes; Secularization; Rational choice theory; Stratification
  • Entwurf einer Theorie religiös-säkularer Konkurrenz.
    Stolz, Jörg (2013)
    Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 65, 1 Suppl., 25-49.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularism; Secularization
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Citation data are provided by Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame; University of Texas at San Antonio).

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