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  • 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: Politics, U.S.A.; Social Gospel movement, U.S.A.; Prosperity Gospel, U.S.A.; Literalism; Generations; Belief; Age; Race
  • 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: Anti-cult movement; The Family; Apostate; Branch Davidian; Case study; Child abuse; Conflict theory; Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Moral panic; Nuwaubian; Persecution; Scientology; Brainwashing; State; Violence; Twelve Tribes; Social movement
  • 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: Identity; Social movement; Nicaragua; Frame analysis; Discourse; Content analysis; Revolution
  • The Deconstructed Church: Understanding Emerging Christianity.
    Marti, Gerardo, and Gladys Ganiel (2014)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Emerging church
  • 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; Social movement; New Sanctuary Movement; Politics, U.S.A.; Pluralism
  • 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: Conflict; United States, New York, Syracuse; Social movement; Parish; Laity; Catholic, U.S.A.; Case study; Lay movements
  • 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; Muslim Brotherhood; SHAS; Social movement; Comunione e Liberazione; Feminism; Catholic; Change
  • 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: Legitimation; Zimbabwe, Manicaland Province; Theodicy; Social movement; Liberation theology; Churches in Manicaland
  • 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: Ritual; Participant observation; Minority; Dialectic; Content analysis; Atheist, U.S.A.; Media; Schism; Secular humanism; Social movement; Identity; Internet
  • 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: Social movement; Catholic, Italy; Individualism; Italy; Lay movements
  • 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: Peace; School of the Americas Watch; Central American Solidarity Movement; Activism; Social movement
  • One Family Under God: Immigration Politics and Progressive Religion in America.
    Yukich, Grace (2013)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, California, Los Angeles; Sanctuary Movement; Migrant; Social movement; United States, New York, New York; Congregation
  • 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: Catholic, Central America; Social movement; Activism; Participant observation; Guatemala; El Salvador; Community organization; Resource mobilization
  • 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: Environmentalism; Theology; Social movement
  • 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; Unification Church; Social movement; 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: Business people; Entrepreneurs et Dirigeants Chrétiens; Social movement
  • 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: Catholic, U.S.A.; Discourse; Individualism; Social movement; United States, Michigan, Detroit
  • 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: Social movement; Muslim Brotherhood; Salvation Army, U.S.A.; SHAS; Social services; Italy; United States; Egypt; Catholic, Italy; Jewish, Sephardim, Israel; Comunione e Liberazione; Israel; Islam, Egypt
  • 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: Labor; United States, California, Santa Rosa; Values; Social movement; Orders/congregations; Hospital; Gramsci, Antonio; Emotion; Catholic, U.S.A.; Social justice
  • 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: Women; Social movement; Islam
  • 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: Historical; Marian; Social movement; Visions
  • 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: Social movement; Participant observation; Catholic; Methodology
  • 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: Social movement; Peace; Catholic; Participant observation; San Egidio; Methodology
  • Between Feminism and Islam. Human Rights and Sharia Law in Morocco.
    Salime, Zakia (2011)
    Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

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

    Associated Search Terms: Voice of the Faithful; Catholic, U.S.A.; Participant observation; 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: Polygyny; Persecution; United States, Texas, Eldorado; Social construction of reality; Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Anti-cult movement
  • 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; Anti-cult movement; United States, Texas, Eldorado; Deviance amplification; Apostate; Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Social problem
  • 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: Social movement; Turkey; Philanthropy; Gülen Movement; Islam, Turkey
  • 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; Identity; Falun Gong; Social movement
  • 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
  • Transforming Everyday Life: Islamism and Social Movement Theory.
    Tugal, Cihan Z. (2009)
    Theory and Society 38:5: 423-458.

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

    Associated Search Terms: Islam; Globalization; Feminism; Social movement
  • Overcoming Movement Obstacles by the Religiously Orthodox: The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, Shas in Israel, Comunionee Liberazione in Italy, and the Salvation Army in the United States.
    Davis, Nancy J., and Robert V. Robinson (2009)
    American Journal of Sociology 114:5: 1302-1349.

    Most uncompromizing movements do not succeed. Stratagems for survival for these four uncompromising movements include bypassing the state, building grassroots structures, providing graduated membership, & reprioritizing agendas.

    Associated Search Terms: SHAS; Salvation Army, U.S.A.; Social movement; Comunione e Liberazione; Muslim Brotherhood
  • How the Religious Right Shaped Lesbian and Gay Activism.
    Fetner, Tina (2008)
    Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Activism; Homosexuality
  • A Movement without a Crisis is a Movement with a Crisis: A Paradox in Search of a Paradigm.
    Demerath, Nicholas J., III (2008)
    In Eileen Barker (ed.) The Centrality of Religion in Social Life. Essays in Honour of James A. Beckford. Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 93-102.

    Develops a typology of crises. Crises often give rise to or are often functional for social movements.

    Associated Search Terms: Crisis; Functionalism; Social movement; Structuration
  • Rogue Clerics: The Social Problem of Clergy Deviance.
    Shupe, Anson D., Jr. (2008)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction.

    Examination of clergy malfeasance & social movements by victims.

    Associated Search Terms: Deviance/social control; Social movement; Clergy malfeasance
  • Religion and War Resistance in the Plowshares Movement.
    Nepstad, Sharon Erickson (2008)
    New York: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Plowshares Movement; Catholic, U.S.A.; Peace; Social movement; Activists
  • The theoretical framing of a social problem: The case of societal reaction to cults in Israel.
    Cavaglion, Gabriel (2008)
    Israel Affairs 14:1: 84-102.

    Associated Search Terms: Anti-cult movement; Israel; Social problem
  • El transnacionalismo y la movilición colectiva de la comunidad maya en Júpiter, Florida.
    Steigenga, Timothy J., S. Irene Palma, and Carol L. Girón (2008)
    Migraciones internacionales 4:4: 37-71.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Social movement; Transnational; Mayan; United States, Florida, Jupiter
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Life: Vocation as a Social Movement.
    Butler, Robert C. (2007)
    In Giuseppe Giordan (ed.) Vocation and Social Context. Leiden: Brill, pp. 197-210.

    Traces the expansion of Martin Luther King's beyond traditional vocational categories.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Vocation
  • In the Beginning: Fundamentalism, the Scopes Trial, and the Making of the Anti-evolution Movement.
    Lienesch, Michael (2007)
    Chapel Hill, North Carolina: University of North Carolina Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Social movement
  • Vatican II: A Sociological Analysis of Religious Change.
    Wilde, Melissa J. (2007)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Analysis of the voting blocks at the Second Vatican Council. Events did not follow what a market model would predict.

    Associated Search Terms: Authority; Catholic, Vatican II; Social movement; Pluralism; Change; Ecumenism; Birth control; Competition; Councils; Organization; Market model; Marian
  • Politics and Social Movements.
    Sherkat, Darren E. (2006)
    In Helen Rose Fuchs Ebaugh (ed.) Handbook of Religion and Social Institutions. New York: Springer, pp. 3-19.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Politics
  • Social Welfare.
    Cnaan, Ram A., and Charlene C. McGrew (2006)
    In Helen Rose Fuchs Ebaugh (ed.) Handbook of Religion and Social Institutions. New York: Springer, pp. 67-93.

    Associated Search Terms: Social Gospel movement; Charities; Social services
  • Bearing Witness Against Sin. The Evangelical Birth of the American Social Movement.
    Young, Michael P. (2006)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006.

    Focuses on the religious origins of early 19th century American reform movements--e.g., abolitionism & temperance.

    Associated Search Terms: Temperance; Revival periods; Historical; Abolitionist movement; Social movement
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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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