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  • Thinking sociologically about religion and violence: The case of ISIS.
    Juergensmeyer, Mark (2018)
    Sociology of Religion 79:1: 20-34.

    A sense that one's culture is under threat generates violent movements.

    Associated Search Terms: Apocalyptic; World view; Violence; Social movement; Islamicist
  • Sacralizing the secular. The ethno-fundamentalist movements.
    Pace, Enzo (2017)
    Politica & Sociedades 36: 402-427.

    Associated Search Terms: Fundamentalist; Sacralization; Social movement; Ethnic
  • Religious beliefs and perceptons of repression in the U.S. and Swedish Plowshares Movements.
    Nepstad, Sharon Erickson (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. 246-267.

    Focuses on different movement responses to incarceration. The Americans were more religiously oriented, with repression engendering increased commitment.

    Associated Search Terms: Peace; Plowshares Movement; Social movement; Sweden; United States; Comparative
  • The question of cultural change in the social scientific study of religion: Notes from the Emerging Church.
    Bielo, James S. (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:1: 19-25.

    Sees the Emerging Church movement as a critique of conservative Evangelicalism & fundamentalism. Emerging Church ministries created changes, but the changes were variations on received forms.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Change; Emerging church; Culture
  • Religious roots of new left radicalism.
    Gahr, Joshua Z., and Michael P. Young (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. 183-204.

    Movement mobilization for progressive causes arising from religious organizations often depends on a religious will to sacrifice church resources. Describes the case of the Christian Faith-and-Life Community at the University of Texas, Austin, which closed after its board found the residents too radical.

    Associated Search Terms: Activists; Case study; Social movement; Students, undergraduate
  • Religious culture and immigrant civic participation.
    Martinez, Juan R. (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. 205-224.

    Based on 2006-11 participant observation in a Midwest U.S.A. city; religion provided a cultural resource for pro-immigrant mobilization.

    Associated Search Terms: Civic engagement; Culture; Migrant; Participant observation; Social movement
  • Apparitional Movements as Sites of Religious Experimentation: A Case Study from Transcarpathian Ukraine.
    Halemba, Agnieszka (2017)
    Nova Religio 21:2: 43-58.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Change; Marian; Popular religion; Ukraine, Dzhublyk; Visions; Pilgrimage
  • New concepts for new dynamics: Generating theory for the study of religious innovation and social change.
    Marti, Gerardo (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:1: 6-18.

    Within Christianity there is often a movement from counter cultural to established forms, especially fundamentalist ones. Contested legitimation is thematic in the process. This article introduces 4 others dealing with the Emerging Church Movement.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Individualism; Entrepreneur, sectarian; Emerging church; Discourse; Counterculture; Social movement; Legitimation
  • Paranoid Science. The Christian Right's War on Reality
    Alumkal, Antony William (2017)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Portrayal of centrist & conservative Evangelical writings on evolution, homosexuality, bioethics, & environmentalism as fitting what historian Richard Hofstadter termed the "paranoid style in American politics."

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Evolution; Homosexuality; Moral; Social movement; Environmentalism; Conservative; Cognitive distortion; Evangelical
  • Activist etiquette in the multicultural immigrant rights movement.
    Diaz-Edelman, Mia (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. 138-160.

    Based on 2006-08 participant observation & interviews in San Diego County with participants in the immigrant rights movement. A group style or "multicultural activist etiquette" helped keep the movement together.

    Associated Search Terms: Etiquette; United States, California, San Diego; Social movement; Participant observation; Migrant; Activists; Diversity
  • Collective identity and movement solidarity among religious left activists in the U.S.
    Olson, Laura R. (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. 97-114.

    Analyzes 2009 survey data from conservative & progressive religio-political activists. Progressives identified less with progressive movements per se.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberal/conservative; Politics, U.S.A.; Comparative; Activists; Identity; Social movement
  • To Care for Creation: The Emergence of the Religious Environmental Movement.
    Ellingson, Stephen (2016)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; Social movement
  • What kind of Christian are you? Religious ideologies and poltiical attitudes.
    McDaniel, Eric L. (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:2: 288-307.

    Analyzes 2012 online survey data from adult American Christians. Focuses on correlates of support for 2 religious belief systems--social gospel & prosperity gospel--& political correlates of the 2 systems.

    Associated Search Terms: Age; Social Gospel movement, U.S.A.; Race; Prosperity Gospel, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Literalism; Generations; Belief
  • Storming Zion. Government Raids on Religious Communities.
    Wright, Stuart A., and Susan J. Palmer (2016)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Overview of government raids on religious minorities. An increase in raids in the 1990s was related to a shift of the anti-cult movement from brain washing accusations to child abuse ones. 6 case studies.

    Associated Search Terms: Case study; Nuwaubian; Violence; The Family; State; Social movement; Scientology; Twelve Tribes; Persecution; Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Child abuse; Branch Davidian; Brainwashing; Apostate; Anti-cult movement; Conflict theory; Moral panic
  • Religion and revolutionary we-ness: Religious discourse, speech acts, and collective identity in prerevolutionary Nicaragua.
    Reed, Jean-Pierre, and Sarah Pitcher (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:3: 477-500.

    Based on a content analysis of The Gospel in Solentiname, vol. 1, a work by Ernesto Cardenal.

    Associated Search Terms: Content analysis; Discourse; Frame analysis; Identity; Nicaragua; Revolution; Social movement
  • Redeeming Time: Protestantism and Chicao's Eight-Hour Movement, 1866-1912.
    Mirola, William A. (2015)
    Chicago: Univeristy of Illinois Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Class; Labor; United States, Illinois, Chicago; Social movement; Historical
  • The deconstructed church: Understanding emerging Christianity.
    Marti, Gerardo, and Gladys Ganiel (2014)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Emerging church; Social movement
  • Encounters at the religious edge: Variation in religious expression across interfaith advocacy and social movement settings.
    Yukich, Grace, and Ruth Braunstein (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:4: 791-807.

    Based on interviews with religious lobbyists & other religious advocates in the U.S., & participant observation & interviews with the New Sanctuary Movement, an immigrant rights group. Settings ("boundaries" & "edges") affected religious expressions.

    Associated Search Terms: Activists; Participant observation; Pluralism; Politics, U.S.A.; Social movement; New Sanctuary Movement
  • Shepherds and sheep: Parish reconfiguration, authority, and activism in a Catholic diocese.
    Loveland, Matthew T., and Margaret Ksander (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:3: 443-465.

    Based on interviews & a web-based survey focusing on 2009 contention over merging parishes in the Syracuse, New York, diocese, followed by a case study of a parish. The latter was marked by lay activism as a result of the conflict involved in the previous closing & merging of parishes.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Parish; Lay movements; Laity; Conflict; Catholic, U.S.A.; Case study; United States, New York, Syracuse
  • The unobtrusive tactics of religious movements.
    Kucinskas, Jaime (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:4: 537-550.

    Provides examples of non-confrontational social movements pursuing religious change.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist; Catholic; Change; Social movement; Comunione e Liberazione; SHAS; Muslim Brotherhood; Feminism
  • Religion in times of crisis in Zimbabwe: A case study of Churches in Manicaland and its theodicy of liberation.
    Tarusarira, Joram (2014)
    In Gladys Ganiel, Heidemarie Winkel, and Christophe Monnot (eds.) Religion in Times of Crisis. Leiden: Brill, pp. 93-115.

    Based on 2011-13 field work in Manicaland Province, focusing on a multi-denominational social movement organization, Churches in Manicaland. As a movement, it articulated a change-oriented theodicy that the denominations would not.

    Associated Search Terms: Churches in Manicaland; Zimbabwe, Manicaland Province; Theodicy; Liberation theology; Legitimation; Social movement
  • 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
  • The "sectarian" church. Catholicism in Italy since John Paul II.
    Marzano, Marco (2013)
    Social Compass 60:3: 302-314.

    Records a decline of Italian Catholicism as it has been institutionalized, & the rise of lay Catholic movements, which have a individualistic character.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Italy; Individualism; Italy; Lay movements; Social movement
  • Mobilizing Piety: Islam and Feminism in Indonesia.
    Salime, Zakia (2013)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Indonesia; Islam, Indonesia; Social movement; Feminism
  • The survival of religious peace movements: When mobilization increases as political opportunity decreases.
    Keogh, Stacy (2013)
    Social Compass 60:4: 561-578.

    As a social movement organization, School of the Americas Watch has kept the wider movement, the Central American Solidarity Movement, alive, thereby preventing the latter from conforming to the expected movement life cycle.

    Associated Search Terms: School of the Americas Watch; Activism; Central American Solidarity Movement; Peace; Social movement
  • One Family Under God: Immigration Politics and Progressive Religion in America.
    Yukich, Grace (2013)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Congregation; Migrant; Sanctuary Movement; Social movement; United States, California, Los Angeles; United States, New York, New York
  • The rebirth of Catholic collective action in Central America: A new model of church-based political participation.
    Keogh, Stacy, and Richard L. Wood (2013)
    Social Compass 60:2: 273-291.

    Based on 2004-09 field work with Comunidades de Fe para la Acci?n, a community organizing entity related to the U.S.-based PICO.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Resource mobilization; Catholic, Central America; Activism; Community organization; El Salvador; Guatemala; Participant observation
  • The structure of religious environmentalism: Movement organizations, interorganizational networks, and collective action.
    Ellingson, Stephen, Vernon A. Woodley, and Anthony Paik (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:2: 266-285.

    Based on interviews with leaders of religious environmetal movement organizations; joint action with other such organizations is based on shared theologies, not specific shared environmental interests.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Environmentalism; Theology
  • From the Unification Church to the Unification Movement and Back.
    Bromley, David G., and Alexa Blonner (2012)
    Nova religio 16:2: 86-95.

    Based on interviews with Unification Church leaders during a time of transition. There was a recurring tension between settled church & social movement forms of organization.

    Associated Search Terms: Organization; Social movement; Unification Church; Leadership
  • La conscience éthique restaurée des Entrepreneurs et Dirigeants Chrétiens.
    Brémond d'Ars, Nicolas (2012)
    Social Compass 59:2: 159-172.

    Explores the cultural contradictions of a Christian businessmen's organization.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Entrepreneurs et Dirigeants Chrétiens; Business people
  • Individualism and Community as Contested Rhetorics in the Catholic New Evangelization Movement.
    McCallion, Michael J., Benjamin Bennett-Carpenter, and David R. Maines (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 54:3: 291-310.

    Describes an emerging movement of Catholics promoting a personal relationship with Jesus, in contrast to communal Vatican II-oriented Catholicism. Uses field data from the Archdiocese of Detroit.

    Associated Search Terms: Discourse; Individualism; Social movement; United States, Michigan, Detroit; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Claiming Society for God: Religious Movements and Social Welfare in Egypt, Israel, Italy, and the United States.
    Davis, Nancy J., and Robert V. Robinson (2012)
    Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

    Focuses on the caring service side of religiously orthodox movements. The 4 movements under study bypass the state in their humanistic works. 2 would and 2 would not take over the state.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Social services; SHAS; Salvation Army, U.S.A.; Muslim Brotherhood; Italy; Israel; Egypt; Comunione e Liberazione; Catholic, Italy; Islam, Egypt; Social movement; Jewish, Sephardim, Israel
  • With God on Our Side. The Struggle for Workers' Rights in a Catholic Hospital.
    Reich, Adam D. (2012)
    Ithaca, new York: Cornell University Press/ILR Press.

    It was necessary for a unionization campaign at a religiously-sponsored hospital to engage issues of values & theology, not simply material interests.

    Associated Search Terms: Values; Catholic, U.S.A.; Emotion; Gramsci, Antonio; Hospital; Labor; Orders/congregations; Social justice; Social movement; United States, California, Santa Rosa
  • Prophetic Activism: Progressive Religious Justice Movements in Contemporary America.
    Slessarev-Jamir, Helene (2011)
    New York: New York Univrsity Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; Justice; Social movement
  • An Islam of Her Own: Reconsidering Religion and Secularism in Women's Islamic Movements.
    Hafez, Sherine (2011)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam; Social movement; Women
  • Visions of the Virgin Mary. The Organizational Development of Marian Apparitional Movements.
    Bromley, David G., and Rachel S. Bobbitt (2011)
    Nova Religio 14:3: 5-41.

    Searches for features common to 14 Marian apparition movements. Notes similarities to new religious movements.

    Associated Search Terms: Visions; Social movement; Historical; Marian
  • Lo studio dei movimenti ecclesiali recenti: Problemi di metodo.
    Alnet, Virginie (2011)
    In Virginie Alnet et al., La dimensione religiosa: problemi di metodo. Quaderno 56. Trento: Dipartimento di Sociologia e Ricerca Sociale, pp. 17-24.

    Considers methodological difficulties in studying movements within Catholicism.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Social movement; Methodology; Catholic
  • Drawing New Symbolic Boundaries over Old Social Boundaries: Forging Social Movement Unity in Congregation-Based Community Organizing.
    Swarts, Heidi J. (2011)
    Sociological Perspectives 54:3: 453-477.

    Associated Search Terms: Community organization; Congregation; Parish; Social movement; Activism
  • La communauté de Sant'Egidio. Sociologie d'un "nouveau joueur" dans l'espace politique et religieux international: enjeux et choix méthodologiques.
    Balas, Marie (2011)
    In Virginie Alnet et al., La dimensione religiosa: problemi di metodo. Quaderno 56. Trento: Dipartimento di Sociologia e Ricerca Sociale, pp. 25-35.

    The Sant'Egidio movement uses intimacy & privacy to achieve its ends, but these qualities make it difficult to study.

    Associated Search Terms: San Egidio; Methodology; Catholic; Participant observation; Social movement; Peace
  • Between Feminism and Islam. Human Rights and Sharia Law in Morocco.
    Salime, Zakia (2011)
    Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Sharia; Social movement; Morocco; Islam, Morocco; Feminism; Women
  • Movement to Movement Transmission and the Role of Place: The Relationship between Catholic Action and Call to Action.
    Pogorelc, Anthony J. (2011)
    Sociology of Religion 72:4: 415-434.

    Place, in this case Chicago, is important in movement-to-movement development.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Illinois, Chicago; Social movement; Historical; Christian Family Movement; Catholic, U.S.A.; Catholic Action; Call to Action
  • Faithful Revolution: How Voice of the Faithful is Changing the Church.
    Bruce, Tricia Colleen (2011)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Voice of the Faithful; Social movement
  • Introduction.
    Wright, Stuart A., and James T. Richardson (2011)
    In Stuart A. Wright and James T. Richardson (eds.) Saints under Siege. The Texas State Raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints. New York: New York University Press, pp. 1-22.

    Provides a general narrative of a state government raid on a polygamist ranch, showing that an anti-cult view prevailed over evidence in launching the raid.

    Associated Search Terms: Anti-cult movement; United States, Texas, Eldorado; Polygyny; Social construction of reality; Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Persecution
  • Deconstructing Official Rationales for the Texas State Raid on the FLDS.
    Wright, Stuart A. (2011)
    In Stuart A. Wright and James T. Richardson (eds.) Saints under Siege. The Texas State Raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints. New York: New York University Press, pp. 124-149.

    Explores stratagems & rhetorical themes used to raid a religious commune & separate children from their families.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral crusade; Moral panic; Social construction of reality; Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Anti-cult movement; United States, Texas, Eldorado; Deviance amplification; Social problem; Apostate
  • The Gülen Movement: A Sociological Analysis of a Civic Movement Rooted in Moderate Islam.
    Ebaugh, Helen Rose (2010)
    Dordrecht: Springer.

    Based on interviews & focus groups, mostly in turkey, with movement volunteers & leaders.

    Associated Search Terms: Turkey; Gülen Movement; Islam, Turkey; Social movement; Philanthropy
  • Framing social movement identity with cyber-artifacts: A case study of the international Falun Gong movement.
    Chen, Yi-Da; Ahmed Abbasi; and Hsinchun Chen (2010)
    Security Informatics 9:1-23.

    Associated Search Terms: Internet; Social movement; Falun Gong; Identity
  • Laughing Saints and Religious Heroes: Emotional Rhythms in Social Movement Groups.
    Summers-Effler, Erika (2010)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic Worker; Participant observation; Social movement
  • The role of the Catholic Church in Chicago immigant mobilization.
    Davis, Stephen P., Juan R. Martinez, and R. Stephen Warner (2010)
    In A. Pallares and N. Flores-González (eds.) ¡Marcha!: Latino Chicago and the Immigrant Rights Movement. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, pp. 79-96.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Illinois, Chicago; Social movement; Social justice; Justice; Activism; Catholic, U.S.A.; Migrant
  • Transforming Everyday Life: Islamism and Social Movement Theory.
    Tugal, Cihan Z. (2009)
    Theory and Society 38:5: 423-458.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Islam; Everyday life
  • Globalization and Social Movements: Islamism, Feminism, and the Global Justice Movement.
    Moghadam, Valentine (2009)
    Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Islam; Feminism; Globalization
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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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