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  • Progressive ctivism among Buddhists, Hindus, and Muslims in the U.S.
    Yukich, Grace (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. 225-245.

    Explores factors that inhibit sociologists from studying religious activism by Buddhists, Hindus, & Muslims in the U.S. Uses interviews with activists in the 3 traditions.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; Buddhist, U.S.A.; Islam, U.S.A.; Sociology of religion; Hindu, U.S.A.
  • 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
  • Religion as theoretical case, lens, and resource for critique: Three ways social theory can learn from the study of religion.
    Wincheser, Daniel (2016)
    Sociology of Religion 77:3: 241-260.

    Highlights religion as an explanation, conceptual lens, & critique of secular assumptions.

    Associated Search Terms: Theory; Sociology of religion
  • Religious borderlands: Sociology of religion in conversation with its disciplinary neighbors.
    Carnesecca, Cole (2016)
    Sociology of Religion 77:3: 225-240.

    Notes the contemporary propensity in anthropology & area studies to abandon the category religion, in contrast to conceptualization in the sociology of religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion; Emic/etic; Shinto; Japan; Definition of religion; Confucian; China
  • Making the work we do more relevant: Using rleigion and health as a template.
    Krause, Neal (2015)
    Sociology of Religion 76:1: 14-29.

    The sociology of the relationship between religion & health provides a template for making the sociology of religion more relevant to the public.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion; Health
  • "Community" in the sociology of religion: The case of Britain.
    Beckford, James A. (2015)
    Social Compass 62:2: 225-237.

    Sociology of religion should avoid adopting official phraseology, "faith communities," because the expression covers unlike entities.

    Associated Search Terms: Theory; Sociology of religion
  • Sociology of religion in French Canada: Vicisitudinous relations between autonomous knowledge and institutional dependence.
    Meunier, É. Martin (2015)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Anthony J. Blasi (eds.) Sociologies of Religion. National Traditions. Leiden: Brill, pp. 5-34.

    A history.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada; Sociology of religion, Canada
  • The historical development of the sociology of religion in English-speaking Canada.
    Wilkinson, Michael (2015)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Anthony J. Blasi (eds.) Sociologies of Religion. National Traditions. Leiden: Brill, pp. 35-51.

    A history.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion, Canada; Canada
  • Social scientists and disenchanters: Some basic themes of Brazilian sociology of religion.
    Motta, Roberto (2015)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Anthony J. Blasi (eds.) Sociologies of Religion. National Traditions. Leiden: Brill, pp. 76-106.

    A history, highlighting the "disenchantment" program in the field.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion, Brazil; Brazil
  • Sociology of religion in the Netherlands.
    Groot, Kees de, and Erik Sengers (2015)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Anthony J. Blasi (eds.) Sociologies of Religion. National Traditions. Leiden: Brill, pp. 132-161.

    A history.

    Associated Search Terms: Netherlands; Sociology of religion, Netherlands
  • Sociology of religion in Belgium: From institutional reference to a sociological analysis of society.
    Dobbelaere, Karel, and Liliane Voyé (2015)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Anthony J. Blasi (eds.) Sociologies of Religion. National Traditions. Leiden: Brill, pp. 162-192.

    A history.

    Associated Search Terms: Belgium; Sociology of religion, Belgium
  • The sociology of religion in Germany since 1945.
    Pollack, Detlef (2015)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Anthony J. Blasi (eds.) Sociologies of Religion. National Traditions. Leiden: Brill, pp. 193-231.

    Post-1945 history.

    Associated Search Terms: Germany; Sociology of religion, Germany
  • France: Re-founding the sociology of religion from Émile Durkheim to the Groupe de Sociologie des Religions and beyond.
    Lassave, Pierre (2015)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Anthony J. Blasi (eds.) Sociologies of Religion. National Traditions. Leiden: Brill, pp. 232-267.

    A history.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion, France; France
  • The sociology of religion in Italy.
    Giordan, Giuseppe (2015)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Anthony J. Blasi (eds.) Sociologies of Religion. National Traditions. Leiden: Brill, pp. 294-321.

    A history.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy; Sociology of religion, Italy
  • Sociey under siege: The peculiar story of the development of the sociology of religion in Croatia.
    Zrinš?ak, Siniša (2015)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Anthony J. Blasi (eds.) Sociologies of Religion. National Traditions. Leiden: Brill, pp. 322-352.

    A history.

    Associated Search Terms: Croatia; Sociology of religion, Croatia
  • A history of the sociology of religion in Japan.
    Roemer, Michael K. (2015)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Anthony J. Blasi (eds.) Sociologies of Religion. National Traditions. Leiden: Brill, pp. 353-376.

    A history.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion, Japan; Japan
  • Sociology of religion in Australia.
    Bouma, Gary D., Douglas Ezzy, Anna Halafoff, and Adam Possamai (2015)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Anthony J. Blasi (eds.) Sociologies of Religion. National Traditions. Leiden: Brill, pp. 377-403

    A history.

    Associated Search Terms: Australia; Sociology of religion, Australia
  • Religious socialization and teaching sociology. Academic theories and practices.
    Turcotte, Paul-André (2015)
    Italian Journal of Sociology of Education 7:3: 167-186.

    Role & character of the university teaching of the sociology of religion, from an international perspective.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion; Education; Identity
  • Politics, religion and sociology in Spain: The history of a discipline.
    Griera, Mar (2015)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Anthony J. Blasi (eds.) Sociologies of Religion. National Traditions. Leiden: Brill, pp. 268-293.

    A history.

    Associated Search Terms: Spain; Sociology of religion, Spain
  • Sociology of religion in Great Britain: Interdisciplinarity and gradual diversification.
    Catto, Rebecca (2015)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Anthony J. Blasi (eds.) Sociologies of Religion. National Traditions. Leiden: Brill, pp. 107-131

    A history.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Sociology of religion, Great Britain
  • Causality, normativity, and diversity in 40 years of U.S. sociology of religion: Contributions to paradigmatic reflection.
    Smilde, David, and Matthew May (2015)
    Sociology of Religion 76:4: 369-388.

    Overview of articles in 6 U.S.-based journals. Finds a shift toward using religious factors as independent variables, & a concentration on U.S. Protestantism.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion, U.S.A.
  • Sociology of religion in the United States.
    Blasi, Anthony J. (2015)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Anthony J. Blasi (eds.) Sociologies of Religion. National Traditions. Leiden: Brill, pp. 52-75.

    A history, 1895-1984.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Sociology of religion, U.S.A.
  • The Karel Dobbelaere lecture: From the study of religions to the study of meaning systems.
    Dobbelaere, Karel (2014)
    Social Compass 61:2: 219-233.

    Calls for a change in the sociology of religion--its expansion to the study of meaning systems.

    Associated Search Terms: Meaning; Sociology of religion
  • Against the flow: Learning from new, emergent, and peripheral religious currents.
    Kniss, Fred (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:3: 351-366.

    Research outside studies of the mainstream is needed to introduce rue variations into influential factors.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodology; Sociology of religion
  • Becoming visible: Religion and gender in sociology.
    Neitz, Mary Jo (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:4: 511-523.

    Importance of studying religion & of using a feminist perspective. Includes an auto-biographical reflection.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion; Feminist theory
  • Fact Factory: Sociological Expertise and Episcopal Decision Making in the Netherlands.
    Dols, Chris (2014)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Radboud Univrsiteit Nijmegen.

    Associated Search Terms: Bishop; Catholic, Netherlands; Netherlands; Policy research; Sociology of religion, Netherlands
  • Sociology of Religion in America. A History of a Secular Fascination with Religion.
    Blasi, Anthony J. (2014)
    Leiden: Brill.

    Trends in the sociology of religion in the U.S.A. based on content analyses of dissertations 1895-1959 & articles 1964-84. Reviews community studies, history of research organizations, ^ professional associations.

    Associated Search Terms: Religious Research Association; Sociology of religion, U.S.A.; Sociology of Religion (journal); Review of Religious Research; Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion; Community study; Association for the Sociology of Religion; Association for the Sociological Study of Jewry; Association for the Scientific Study of Jewry; American Catholic Sociological Society; Society for the Scientific Study of Religion
  • Religion und Gesellschaft: Aktuelle Perspektiven.
    Koenig, Matthias, and Christof Wolf. (2013)
    Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, Sonderheft 53: 1-23.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion
  • Grappling with the lagacy of modernity: Implications for the sociology of religion.
    Vazquez, Manuel A. (2013)
    In Courtney Bender et al. (eds.) Religion on the Edge: De-Centering and Re-Centering the Sociology of Religion. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 23-42.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernity; Sociology of religion
  • Louvain et l'analyse du religieux. De l'ethnologie missionnaire à l’anthropologie prospective du virtuel.
    Servais, Olivier (2013)
    Histoire, monde et cultures religieuses 26:2: 95-108.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion, Belgium; Belgium
  • Roundtable on the Sociology of Religion: Twenty-three Theses on the Status of Religion in American Sociology--A Mellon Working-Group Reflection.
    Smith, Christian, Brandon Vaidyanathan, Nancy Tatom Ammerman, José Casanova, Hilary Davidson, Elaine Howard Ecklund, John H. Evans, Philip S. Gorski, Mary Ellen Konieczny, Jason A. Springs, Jenny Trinitapoli, and Meredith Whitnah. (2013)
    Journal of the American Academy of Religion 81:4: 903-938.

    Statement on the status of the study of religion in American sociology. Proposes ways for sociology, the study of religion, and the sociology of religion to reach beyond their silo-like boundaries.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion, U.S.A.
  • Quelques réflexions sur la compréhension sociologique de la religion: Discours présidentiel 31e conférence de la SISR/ISSR Aix-en-Provence samedi 2 juillet 2011.
    Willaime, Jean-Paul (2012)
    Social Compass 59:2: 208-220.

    The de-institutionalization of religion poses challenges for the sociology of religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion; Deinstitutionalization
  • Thinking sociologically about religion: Implications for faith communities.
    Davie, Grace (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 54:3: 273-289.

    Update on the sociology of religion in Europe.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe; Sociology of religion
  • The trap of intellectual success: Robert N. Bellah, the American civil religion debate, and the sociology of knowledge.
    Bortolini, Matteo (2012)
    Theory and Society 41:2: 187-210.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of knowledge; Civil religion; Bellah, Robert N.
  • The function of "church" in the sociology of religion in America.
    Swatos, William H., Jr. (2012)
    Social Compass 59:4: 515-524.

    Church served as a residual category to which sect ws contrasted in Max Weber's influential essay on sects in America. The U.S.A. is so denominational that it has trouble understanding church & theocracy.

    Associated Search Terms: Church; Sociology of religion, U.S.A.; Typology; Weber, Max
  • Du système à l'interaction--La conceptualisation en sociolgie des religions et les conditions de sa production.
    Turcotte, Paul-André (2011)
    Incursions 3: 5-12.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion; Sociology of knowledge
  • De-Centering and Re-Centering: Rethinking Concepts and Methods in the Sociological Study of Religion.
    Cadge, Wendy, Peggy Levitt, and David Smilde (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:3: 437-449.

    Reassessment of the literature.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion
  • Historical Observation in the Sociology of Religion: A View from Within the Communicative Networks of Two Scientific Disciplines.
    Beyer, Peter F. (2011)
    In Barbara Jones Denison (ed.) History, Time, Meaning, and Memory. Ideas for the Sociology of Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 65-79.

    Contrasts the neglect of history by the sociology of religion & neglect of the contemporary by religious studies. Sees a change occurring about 1979.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Sociology of religion
  • La sociologia della religione: lo stato dell'arte.
    Cipriani, Roberto (2011)
    La critica sociologica 178: 65-68.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion
  • L'appel du texte. Sociologie du savoir biblite.
    Lassave, Pierre (2011)
    Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes.

    Associated Search Terms: Exegete; Sociology of knowledge
  • Catholic sociology in Ireland in comparative perspective.
    Conway, Brian (2011)
    American Sociologist 42;1: 34-55.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Ireland; Sociology of religion, Ireland; Catholic sociology
  • Neuzeitliche Theodizee und funktionale Differenzierung. Eine historisch-semantische Analyse zur Wissenssoziologie der modernen Gesellschaft.
    Krauss, Sebastian W.D. (2011)
    Berliner Journal für Soziologie 21:4: 587-604.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of knowledge; Theodicy; Differentiation
  • The contextualization of definitions of religion.
    Dobbelaere, Karel (2011)
    International Review of Sociology 21:1: 191-204.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of knowledge; Definition of religion
  • Clio Goes to Church--Again: Places for History in the Sociology of Religion.
    Christiano, Kevin J. (2011)
    In Barbara Jones Denison (ed.) History, Time, Meaning, and Memory. Ideas for the Sociology of Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 9-45.

    Account of the loss of historical sensitivity in American sociology in the 20th century & assessment of the consequences of that loss.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Sociology of religion, U.S.A.
  • Parochialism in the Social Scientific Study of Religion: A Response to Cornwall.
    Poulson, Stephen C. (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:2: 227-228.

    Review of scholars tending to study their own societies in Sociology of Religion and in the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, in resposne to an editorial of Marie Cornwall.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion; Sociology of Religion (journal); Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion
  • Wake Up, Lazarus! On Catholic Renewal (2 vols.).
    Hegy, Pierre (2011)
    Bloomington, Indiana: iUniverse.

    Reviews survey & historical data on American Catholicism, & adds observation of Catholic parishes and an Evangelical congregation. Volume II (2013) includes analyses of homilies from the U.S. & Guatemala.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Liminality; Ecclesiola; Communitas; Spirituality; Consumerism; Pastoral sociology; Participant observation; Content analysis; Guatemala; Homily; Catholic, Guatemala; Secularization
  • Isomorphism, Institutional Parochialism, and the Sociology of Religion.
    Poulson, Stephen C., and Colin Campbell (2010)
    American Sociologist 41:1: 31-47.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion
  • Filhos-de-Santo e filhos de Comte: Crítica, dominação e ressignificação da religião Afro-Brasileira pela Ciência social.
    Motta, Roberto (2010)
    In Mauro Passos (ed.) Diálogos Cruzados: Religião, História e Construção Social. Belo Horizonte: Argumentum, pp. 111-131.

    Sees the significance of Africanist religion in Brazil as a construction perpetrated by social scientists.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Sociology of religion, Brazil; Africanist, Brazil
  • Catolicismo e ciências sociais no Brasil: mudanças de foco e perspectiva num objeto de estudo.
    Steil, Carlos Alberto, and Sonia Reyes Herrera (2010)
    Sociologias 23:354-393.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Sociology of religion, Brazil; Brazil; Catholic, Brazil
  • Old, new and emerging paradigms in the sociological study of religion.
    Woodhead, Linda (2009)
    Nordic Journal of Religion and Society 22:2: 103-121.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion
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