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  • 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
  • Race differences in acceptance of cremation: Religion, Durkheim, and death in the African American community.
    Buchanan, Tom, and Paige Gabriel (2015)
    Social Compass 62:1: 22-42.

    Analyzes undergraduate student survey data; follow-up interviews. African Americans rejected cremation because traditional funerary practices comprised occasions of community solidarity.

    Associated Search Terms: Solidarity; Students, undergraduate; Funeral; African Americans
  • Secularist rituals in the US: Solidarity and legitimization.
    Cimino, Richard, and Christopher Smith (2015)
    In Lori G. Beaman and Steven Tomlins (eds.) Atheist Identities: Spaces and Social Contexts. New York: Springer, pp. 87-100.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, U.S.A.; Solidarity; Ritual; Legitimation
  • Effervescence and solidarity in religious organizations.
    Draper, Scott (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:2: 229-248.

    Analyzes 2001 U.S. congregation data (United States Congregational Life Survey) to test facets of the general hypothesis that ritual enhances solidarity, with effervescence as a mediating variable. The basic hypothesis is supported.

    Associated Search Terms: Solidarity; Effervescence; Collins, Randall; Boundary maintenance; Interaction; Congregation; Ritual; Collective effervescence
  • 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
  • Religion et économie chez Durkheim: deux formes de cohésion sociale.
    Steiner, Philippe (2012)
    Archives de Sciences Sociales de Religions 159: 247-263.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Solidarity; Durkheim, Émile
  • Religious Diversity.
    Bouma, Gary D., and Rod Ling (2009)
    In Peter B. Clarke (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Religion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 507-522.

    Innovation & migration create pluralism, which in turn has consequences for social cohesion & control.

    Associated Search Terms: Deviance/social control; Solidarity; Pluralism
  • 'A Collective of Individuals': Between Self and Solidarity in a Rainbow Gathering.
    Tavory, Iddo, and Yehuda C. Goodman (2009)
    Sociology of Religion 70:3: 262-284.

    Ethnography of an annual Israeli month-long new age/neopagan gathering (Rainbow Family of Living Light) shows the compatibility of indivdiual expression & communal solidarity.

    Associated Search Terms: Individualism; Neopagan, Israel; Israel; New age; Participant observation; Solidarity; Grounded theory
  • Singing and Solidarity.
    Warner, R. Stephen (2008)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 47:2: 175-190.

    Autobiographical reflections on sacred harp music creating solidarity among the singers.

    Associated Search Terms: Music; Ritual; Solidarity
  • Temple and Society in the New World: Theravada Buddhism and Social Order in North America.
    Bankston, Carl L. III, and Danielle Antoinette Hidalgo (2008)
    In Paul David Numrich (ed.) North American Buddhists in Social Context. Leiden: Brill, pp. 51-85.


    Associated Search Terms: Solidarity; Buddhist, Theravada; Cambodian Americans; Migrant; Thai Americans; Laotian Americans
  • Stark and Finke or Durkheim on Conversion and (Re-)affiliation: An Outline of a Structural Functionalist Rebuttal to Stark and Finke.
    Hak, Durk (2007)
    Social Compass 54:2: 295-312.

    Develops a functionalist theory of conversion as deviance, with social cohesion (solidarity) as the central concept.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Functionalism; Stark, Rodney; Solidarity
  • Gesellschaftlicher Zusammenhalt und kulturelle Differenz: Muslime und Debatten über Muslime in Großbritannien.
    Schönwalder, Karen (2007)
    Sozial Welt, Sonderband 17: 241-260.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Great Britain; Great Britain; Solidarity
  • The role of religion in establishing social cohesion.
    Hervieu-Léger, Danièle (2006)
    In K. Michalski (ed.) Conditions of European Solidarity, Vol. II: Religion in the New Europe. Budapest: Central European University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Cohesion; Solidarity
  • Emile Durkheim et la question du compromis dans les rapports sociaux.
    Prades, José A. (2006)
    In Paul-André Turcotte and Jean Remy (eds.) Médiations et compromis. Institutions religieuses et symboliques sociales. Contributions à une relecture des classiques de la sociologie. Paris: L'Harmattan, pp. 189-210.

    For Durkheim, the study of compromise would center on how humans could become at the same time more personal & solidary.

    Associated Search Terms: Compromise; Individualism; Solidarity; Durkheim, Émile
  • Social Morals, the Sacred and State Regulation in Durkheim's Sociology.
    Varga, Ivan (2006)
    Social Compass 53:4: 457-466.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Durkheim, Émile; Solidarity; State
  • Behind the Ethnic Marker: Religion and Social Identification in Northern Ireland.
    Mitchell, Claire (2005)
    Sociology of Religion 66:1: 3-21.

    Based on 35 interviews & 2000-01 visits to community centers. Religion may be a mere ethnic marker, a ritual participation reinforcing community construction, an ideology relevant to social structure, or for a few a stance to the world.

    Associated Search Terms: Solidarity; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Identity; Constructionist theory; Ritual
  • Religion und sozialer Zusammenhalt.
    Hervieu-Léger, Danièle (2003)
    Transit 28: 115-119.

    Associated Search Terms: Solidarity
  • The Making and Representing of Society: Religion, the Sacred and Solidarity among Strangers in a Durkheimian Perspective.
    Rosati, Massimo (2003)
    Journal of Classical Sociology 3:2: 173-196.

    Associated Search Terms: Stranger; Collective representation; Durkheim, Émile; Sacred; Solidarity
  • Judaism and Collective Life. Self and Community in the Religious Kibbutz.
    Fishman, Aryei (2002)
    London: Routledge.

    Analyzes the origins & trajectories of religious kibbutzim in Israel; Hasidic ideals that were inward-looking did not sustain kibbutz life as well as outward-looking kibbutz groups, the latter usually of German origin.

    Associated Search Terms: Israel; Solidarity; Kibbutz; Historical; Commune; Jewish, Israel
  • Secularization and Social Solidarity: A Social Constructionist View.
    Beckford, James A. (1998)
    In R. Laermans, Bryan R. Wilson, and J. Billiet (eds.) Secualrization and Social Integration. Leuven: Leuven University Press, pp. 141-158.

    Associated Search Terms: Solidarity; Secularization; Social construction of reality
  • Feeling the Spirit: Faith and Hope in an Evangelical Black Storefront Church.
    Kostarelos, Frances (1995)
    Columbia: University of South Carolina Press.

    1983-86 ethnography of a storefront African American church in Chicago.

    Associated Search Terms: Solidarity; Charisma; Storefront church; Missionary Baptist; Participant observation; United States, Illinois, Chicago; African Americans
  • Ethique et sociologie. Le développement des solidarités humaines dans la pensée d'Émile Durkheim.
    Prades, José A. (1993)
    Studies in Religion/Sciences religieuse 22:1: 3-19.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethics; Solidarity; Durkheim, Émile
  • Patterns of Religious Mobility among Black Americans.
    Ellison, Christopher G., and Darren E. Sherkat (1990)
    Sociological Quarterly 31:4: 551-568.

    Analyzes 1972-88 GSS (U.S.A..) & 1979-80 National Survey of Black Americans data; shows stability of membership in African American churches, despite economic ambition & political militancy & maybe because of a desire for cultural solidarity.

    Associated Search Terms: Solidarity; Conversion; African Americans; United States
  • Durkheim's Concept of Justice and its Relationship to Social Solidarity.
    Schoenfeld, Eugen, and Stjepan G. Mestrovic (1989)
    Sociological Analysis 50:2: 111-127.

    Associated Search Terms: Solidarity; Justice; Durkheim, Émile
  • Consensus and Variation in the Interpretation of Religious Symbolism: A Swedish Example.
    Stromberg, Peter G. (1981)
    Ameican Ethnologist 8: 544-559.

    Based on 1978-79 field work in Stockholm, in the Swedish Mission Covenant; meaningful symbols rather than the symbols' meaning united key informants.

    Associated Search Terms: Symbol; Solidarity; Swedish Mission Covenant, Sweden; Sweden, Stockholm
  • Formes liturgiques et symboliques sociales.
    Remy, Jean, Jean-Pierre Hiernaux, and Émile Servais (1975)
    Social Compass 22:2: 175-192.

    Theoretical statement generally thematizing the relationship between religious symbols & the unity of society amidst plurality.

    Associated Search Terms: Symbol; Ritual; Solidarity; Pluralism
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