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  • "Western Seminary": On Transnational Shiite Higher Education in Britain.
    Van den Bos, Matthijs (2015)
    Social Compass 62:2: 238-254.

    Considers 2 British Shi'ite schools with affiliated seminaries, using Dumont's concept of "encompassment of the contrary." Both local identity (diversity-embracing, modern, sect-transcending etc.) & transnational ties to sectarian and traditionalist contexts are encompassed.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Great Britain; Education; Great Britain; Seminary; Dumont, Louis; Assimilation; Shi'ite, Great Britain
  • Relationship between dimensions of religiosity, authoritarianism, and moral authority.
    Teymoori, Ali, Arash Heydari, and Hedayat Nasiri (2014)
    Social Compass 61:1: 92-107.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from a mixed population of high school & college students in Semirorn City, Isfahan, Iran. The supposed authoritarianism of religious people can be accounted for by reference to external authorities on the consequential dimension of religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Iran; Students, undergraduate; Consequential dimension; Authoritarianism; Dimensions of religiosity; Shi'ite, Iran; Students, secondary
  • European Shiism? Counterpoints from Shiites' organization in Britain and the Netherlands.
    Van den Bos, Mattjihs (2012)
    Ethnicities 12:5: 556-580.

    Associated Search Terms: Shi'ite, Netherlands; Organization; Shi'ite, Great Britain; Comparative
  • Jemka Has Risen. Tekkias, Tarikats and Sheiks of Nis Romas.
    Djordjevic, Dragoljub B., and Dragan Todorovic (2009)
    Nis, Serbia: University of Nis

    Introduction to Shi'ite Dervish Islam among Romani in Serbia, Followed by Transcripts of Several Extended Interviews; Includes a Compact Disk with Recordings of Music.

    Associated Search Terms: Romani; Brotherhood; Dervish; Islam, Serbia; Shi'ite, Serbia; Serbia
  • Sects in Islam.
    Zubaida, Sami (2009)
    In Peter B. Clarke (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Religion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 545-561.

    Historical account of the Shi'ite sects.

    Associated Search Terms: Ismaili; Druze; Sufi; Shi'ite; Dervish; Millenarian; Alawi (Nusairis); Baha´i; Alevi; Yazidis; Sufi, Mevlevi; Sufi, Bektashi; Sect
  • Religiosity and Islamic Rule in Iran.
    Tezcür, Günex Murat, and Taghi Azadarmaki (2008)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 47:2: 211-224.

    Analyzes 2003 survey data from Tehran; religiosity predicts support for Islamic rule.

    Associated Search Terms: State; Islam, Iran; Politics, Iran; Law; Iran, Tehran; Shi'ite, Iran; Religiosity
  • Pilgrimage, commodities, and religious objectification: The making of transnational Shiism between Iran and Syria.
    Pinto, Paulo G. (2007)
    Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 27:1: 109-125.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Transnational; Pilgrimage; Shi'ite
  • Multiple Modernities and Islamism in Iran.
    Kamali, Masoud (2007)
    Social Compass 54:3: 373-387.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernization; Iran; Shi'ite, Iran; Politics, Iran
  • Islam Versus Consumerism and Postmodernism in the Context of Iran.
    Godazgar, Hossein (2007)
    Social Compass 54:3: 389-418.

    Based on interview data from Tabriz, 2006. Iran has become consumrist, pluralist, & ecumenical under the umbrella of political Islam.

    Associated Search Terms: Iran, East Azerbaijan, Tabriz; Shi'ite, Iran; Consumerism; Ecumenism; Pluralism
  • An Enchaned Modern: Gender and Public Piety in Shi'i Lebanon.
    Deeb, Lara (2006)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Shi'ite, Lebanon; Lebanon; Gender; Islam, Lebanon
  • Conversion as a migration strategy in a transit country: Iranian Shiites becoming Christians in Turkey.
    Akcapar, Sebnem Koser (2006)
    International Migration Review 40:4: 817-857.

    Associated Search Terms: Turkey; Shi'ite; Conversion; Migrant; Refugees
  • Multiple Modernities, Civil Society and Islam: The Case of Iran and Turkey.
    Kamali, Masoud (2006)
    Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Iran; Turkey; Islam, Turkey; Shi'ite, Iran; Modernization
  • Social Mobility and Religion: Evidence from Lebanon.
    El Khoury, Marianne, and Ugo Panizza (2006)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 16: 133-160.

    Based on 1994-96 Lebanese survey data ; Christian Maronites & Muslim Shi'ites were more vertically mobile (as measured by cross-generational education) than Muslim Sunnis.

    Associated Search Terms: Mobility (vertical); Sunni, Lebanon; Shi'ite, Lebanon; Lebanon; Education; Catholic, Maronite, Lebanon
  • On the Boundaries of the State and the State of Boundaries in Iran.
    Godazgar, Hossein, and Laleh Fathi (2005)
    Social Compass 52:2: 115-129.

    Analyzes 2002-03 questionnaire data from female secondary students in West Azarbaijan Province, Iran. Students maintained friendships across religion/ethnic boundaries, despite governmental policies.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Shi'ite, Iran; Sunni, Iran; Pluralism; Iran, West Azarbaijan; Azerian Iranians; Armenian Apostolic Church, Iran; Women; Kurdish Iranians
  • The New Intellectuals in Iran.
    Khosrokhavar, Farhad (2004)
    Social Compass 51:2: 191-202.

    In the name of civil society & tolerant Islam, new generations are questioning the legitimacy of radical Islamic thought.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Shi'ite, Iran; Journalists; Intellectuals; Iran; Politics, Iran
  • Contentious Public Religion: Two Conceptions of Islam in Revolutionary Iran. Ali Shariàti and Abdolkarim Soroush.
    Ghamari-Tabrizi, Behrooz (2004)
    International Sociology 19:4: 504-523.

    Argues that political Islam contradicts the secularization, privatization, & market models of modern religion. Reviews the thought of Ali Shariàti & Abdolkarim Soroush.

    Associated Search Terms: Shi'ite, Iran; Public religion; Secularization; Market model; Privatization; Islam; Differentiation; Iran
  • Religious Life Under Theocracy: The Case of Iran.
    Kazemipur, Abdolmohammad, and Ali Razaei (2003)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 42:3: 347-361.

    Analyzes 1975 & 2001 Iranian survey data; theocracy has accompanied a shift from overt practice to subjective religiosity & unofficial private groups. Thus establishment has driven religion into becoming a cultural resource.

    Associated Search Terms: Theocracy; Iran; Change; Practice; Individualism; Shi'ite, Iran
  • Le rapport à l'islam des musulmanes Shi'ites libanaises à Montréal.
    LeGall, Josiane (2003)
    Anthropologie et sociétés 27:1: 131-148.

    Based on ethnographic observations among Lebanese Muslim women in Montreal. Their religiosity represented a continuity in their lives rather than a resurgence of identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Lebanese Canadians; Shi'ite; Canada, Quebec, Montreal; Participant observation; Women; Islam, Canada
  • Between Heaven and Earth. The Dilemma of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
    Siavoshi, Sussan (2002)
    In Ted Gerard Jelen and Clyde Wilcox (eds.) Religion and Politics in Comparative Perspective. New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 125-138.

    Associated Search Terms: Theocracy; State; Shi'ite, Iran; Iran; Politics, Iran
  • Islam, Women's Organizations, and Political Rights for Women.
    Meyer, Katherine, Helen Rizzo, and Yousef Ali (2001)
    In Paula D. Nesbitt (ed.) Religion and Social Policy. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 111-127.

    Analyzes 1996 Kuwaiti survey data & 1998 data on Kuwaiti service organizations & professional societies; Islamic orthodoxy was inversely, & professional association membership was positively, related to favoring women's political participation.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Women; Islam, Kuwait; Kuwait; Charities; Shi'ite, Kuwait; Sunni, Kuwait
  • Pluralisme relationnel entre Chrétiens et Musselmans au Liban. L'émergence d'un espace de "laïcité relative."
    Kanafani-Sahar, Aïda (2000)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 109: 119-145.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Lebanon; Laïcité; Shi'ite, Lebanon; Catholic, Maronite, Lebanon; Christian, Lebanon; Lebanon; Pluralism; Syncretism
  • Intellettuali e clero postislamisti in Iran.
    Yavary-d'Hellencourt, Nouchine (1999)
    Religioni e società 35: 9-39.

    Associated Search Terms: Shi'ite, Iran; Islam, Iran; Intellectuals; Clergy; Iran
  • Iranian Islam: The Concept of the Individual.
    Ahmadi, Nader, and Fereshteh Ahmadi (1998)
    New York: St. Martin's.

    Explain how Iranian traditions work against individualism.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Individualism; Iran; Shi'ite, Iran
  • Organizational Opportunity and Social Movement Mobilization.
    Kurzman, Charles (1998)
    Mobilization 3:1: 23-49.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberation theology; Catholic, Latin America; Shi'ite, Iran; Islam, Iran; Iran; Civil rights movement; National Baptist Convention, U.S.A.; Social movement; Buddhist, Burma; Burma; Politics, Burma; Organization; Latin America
  • Without Forgetting the Imam: Lebanese Shi'ism in an American Community.
    Walbridge, Linda S. (1997)
    Detroit, Michigan: Wayne state University Press.

    Ethnography of Shi'ite Lebanese in East Dearborn.

    Associated Search Terms: Lebanese Americans; Shi'ite, U.S.A.; Islam, U.S.A.; Participant observation; United States, Michigan, East Dearborn
  • Le Martyre Révolutionnaire en Iran.
    Khosrokhavar, Fahrad (1996)
    Social Compass 43:1: 83-100.

    Describes a new type of social actor, the Islamic revolutionary martyr who becomes a suicidal weapon out of despair over an unrealized utopia.

    Associated Search Terms: Suicide; Shi'ite, Iran; Iran; Martyr
  • La Vision Communautaire du Pouvoir et la Révolution Irenienne.
    Khosrokhavar, Fahrad (1996)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 41/93: 81-98.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Iran; Shi'ite, Iran; Islam, Iran; Revolution; Generations; Iran
  • Radical Islamic Insurgency in the Iranian Revolution of 1978-79.
    Salehi, M.M. (1996)
    In Christian Smith (ed.) Disruptive Religion. The Force of Faith in Social Movement Activism. New York: Routledge, pp. 47-63.

    Associated Search Terms: Iran; Historical; Social movement; Shi'ite, Iran; Revolution
  • Women and Fundamentalism: Islam and Christianity.
    Gerami, Shahin (1996)
    New York: Garland

    Associated Search Terms: Shi'ite, Iran; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Egypt, Cairo; Iran, Tehran; Islam, Egypt; Women
  • Piety as gendered agency: A study of jalaseh ritual discourse in an urban neighborhood in Iran.
    Torab, Azam (1996)
    Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 2:2: 235-252.

    Associated Search Terms: Shi'ite, Iran; Discourse; Gender role; Iran; Prayer group; Women; Islam, Iran
  • The Historical Evolution of Shi'ism and its Recent Trends.
    Tavassoli, Gholam-Abbas (1994)
    In Roberto Cipriani (ed.) "Religions sans Frontières?" Present and Future rends of Migration, Culture, and Communication. Roma: Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato, pp. 225-233. Comment by Yves Lambert, pp. 234-239.

    General account of the origins, traditions, & contemporary situation of Shi'ite Islam.

    Associated Search Terms: Shi'ite; Iran; Historical; Islam, Iran
  • Temps Sacré, Temps Révolutionnaire: Le Cas de l'Iran.
    Scarcia Amoretti, Biancamaria (1994)
    Informations sur les sciences sociales 33:3: 441-451.

    Examines the superposition of the historical past on the present in the Iranian Revolution of 1979.

    Associated Search Terms: Shi'ite, Iran; Time; Revolution; Iran
  • L'Utopie Sacrificée--Sociologie de la Révolution Iranienne.
    Khosrokhavar, Fahrad (1993)
    Paris: Presses de la FNSP.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Iran; Revolution; Shi'ite, Iran; Iran
  • Millennial Beliefs, Hierocratic Authority, and Revolution in Shi'ite Iran.
    Arjomand, Said Amir (1993)
    In Said Amir Arjomand (ed.), The Political Dimensions of Religion. Albany: State Univristy of New York Press, pp. 219-239.

    Associated Search Terms: Shi'ite, Iran; Iran; Millenarian, Iran; Millennial; Revolution
  • Religion and Constitutionalism in Western History and in Modern Iran and Pakistan.
    Arjomand, Said Amir (1993)
    In Said Amir Arjomand (ed.), The Political Dimensions of Religion. Albany: State University of New York Press, pp. 69-99.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Pakistan; Iran; State; Islam, Iran; Law; Sunni, Pakistan; Shi'ite, Iran; Pakistan
  • Ideology as Episodic Discourse: The Case of the Iranian Revolution.
    Moaddel, Mansoor (1992)
    American Sociological Review 57: 353-379.

    Associated Search Terms: Shi'ite, Iran; Iran; Revolution
  • Satan and Submission: Antimodernism and Charisma in the Iranian Revolution.
    Kimmel, Michael S. (1992)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.), Twentieth-Century World Religious Movements in Neo-Weberian Perspective. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen, pp. 105-123.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; Politics, Iran; Shi'ite, Iran; Iran
  • The Rule of God in Iran.
    Arjomand, Said Amir (1989)
    Social Compass 36:4: 539-548.

    Associated Search Terms: Shi'ite, Iran; Iran
  • The Revolution and the Regime: Populism, Islam and the State in Iran.
    Moghadam, Valentine (1989)
    Social Compass 36:4: 415-450.

    Associated Search Terms: Iran; Revolution; Shi'ite, Iran
  • By What Authority? The Formation of Khomeini's Revolutionary Discourse, 1964-1977.
    Dabashi, Hamid (1989)
    Social Compass 36:4: 511-538.

    Associated Search Terms: Revolution; Politics, Iran; Shi'ite, Iran; Iran
  • Cultural Formation in a Theocratic State: The Institutionalization of Shi'ism in Safavid Iran.
    Ashtiani, Ali (1989)
    Social Compass 36:4: 481-492.

    16th century.

    Associated Search Terms: Theocracy; Iran; Shi'ite, Iran; Historical
  • Religious Fundamentalism as a Response to Foreign Dependency: The Case of the Iranian Revolution.
    Gerami, Shahin (1989)
    Social Compass 36:4: 451-467.

    Associated Search Terms: Shi'ite, Iran; Iran; World system; Revolution
  • Religion, Démographie et Tiers-Monde: l'Islam et l'Ambition des Jeunes Iraniens.
    Hourcade, Bernard (1989)
    Social Compass 36:4: 469-480.

    Interprets the 1979 Iranian revolution in generational terms.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Iran; Generations; Shi'ite, Iran; Iran; Demography
  • Nation et religion chez les immigrés iraniens en Italie.
    Saint-Blancat, Chantal (1989)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 68:1: 27-37.

    Based on a survey of Iranian Italians in Venice; Shi'ite nationalism hinders assimilation, while Baha'i religion has no such effect.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Migrant; Baha´i, Italy; Assimilation; Iranian Italians; Italy, Venice; Shi'ite, Italy
  • Le Liban et le flux islamiste.
    Awada, Hassam (1988)
    Social Compass 35:4: 645-673.

    The movement to establish an Iranian type Islamic state in Lebanon contradicts the pluralist nature of the population. Sketches the organizations within a movement for such a state.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Lebanon; Pluralism; Lebanon; Shi'ite, Lebanon
  • Against Satan: Charisma and Tradition in Iran.
    Kimmel, Michael S., and Rahmat Tavakol (1986)
    In Ronald M. Glassman and William H. Swatos, Jr. (eds.), Charisma, History, and Social Structure. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood, pp. 101-112.

    Contextualizes the 1979 revolution.

    Associated Search Terms: Iran; Charisma; Shi'ite, Iran
  • The Shi'i ulama and the State in Iran.
    Moaddel, Mansoor (1986)
    Theory and Society 15: 519-566.

    Associated Search Terms: State; Ulama; Iran; Shi'ite, Iran
  • Religion, Political Order and Social Change: With Special Reference to Shi'ite Islam.
    Arjomand, Said Amir (1985)
    Current Perspectives in Social Theory 6. Greenwich, Conncticut: JAI Press, pp. 1-15.

    Applies a Weberian approach, showing Shi'ite Islam affecting not economic values but political structures that have economic consequences.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Development; Politics; Shi'ite
  • Religion et développement: étude comparée de deux villages libanais.
    Sicking, Thom (1985)
    Beirut: Dar el-Machreg Sarl Éditeurs.

    Associated Search Terms: Development; Catholic, Maronite, Lebanon; Comparative; Lebanon; Shi'ite, Lebanon
  • L'Intégrisme islamique en Iran.
    Richard, Yann (1985)
    Social Compass 32:4: 421-428.

    "Revolutionary traditionalism" more aptly describes the recent movement in Iran than do the terms "integrism" or "fundamentalism."

    Associated Search Terms: Revolution; Traditionalism; Iran; Shi'ite, Iran; Politics, Iran
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