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  • Religion and Deviance: Theocrats vs. Democrats.
    Ben-Yehuda, Nachman (2011)
    In Barbara Jones Denison (ed.) History, Time, Meaning, and Memory. Ideas for the Sociology of Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 179-203.

    Overview of conflict in Israel between theocrats & democrats, taking the form of deviant violence on the part of the former.

    Associated Search Terms: Israel; Violence; Theocracy; Jewish, Hasidic, Israel; Deviance/social control; Conflict; State
  • Theocratic Democracy: The Social Construction of Religious and Secular Extremism.
    Ben-Yehuda, Nachman (2010)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Violence; Theocracy; Politics, Israel; Israel; Jewish, Haredi
  • Globalization, Theocratization, and Politicized Civil Religion.
    Robertson, Roland (2009)
    In Peter B. Clarke (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Religion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 451-477.

    Sees a tendency toward a theocratic civil religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Theocracy; Globalization; Civil religion
  • Gloryland. Christian Suburbia, Christian Nation.
    Cavalcanti, H.B. (2007)
    Westport, Connecticut: Praeger

    Traces themes in American conservative Christian religion. Public relations & other management skills enabled the new conservatives to create the perception that religion is under attack in America, thus eliciting a public response. Finds evidence of an intended theocracy.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; Marginality; Politics, U.S.A.; Revival; Theocracy
  • 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: Individualism; Theocracy; Change; Shi'ite, Iran; Practice; Iran
  • Religiosity and Tolerance in the United States and Poland.
    Karpov, Vyacheslav (2002)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 41:2: 267-288.

    Analyzes 1991 & '98 General Social Survey (U.S.A..) & 1990 Polish General Social Survey data; Intolerance in both nations is related to theocratic beliefs, not religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Theocracy; Poland; Tolerance; Religiosity
  • 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; Iran; Shi'ite, Iran; State; Politics, Iran
  • Religious Nationalism and Democratic Polity: The Indian Case.
    Oommen, T.K. (1994)
    Sociology of Religion 55:4: 455-472.

    Sees democracy & religious nationalism as incompatible; uses illustrations especially from India.

    Associated Search Terms: Democracy; Theocracy; India; Politics, India
  • 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: Historical; Iran; Theocracy; Shi'ite, Iran
  • Changing Conceptions of Political Legitimacy: Abandonment of Theocracy in the Islamic Word.
    Levy, Guenter (1967)
    In David Spitz (ed.), Political Theory and Social Change. New York: Aldine-Atherton, pp. 91-116.

    Associated Search Terms: Theocracy; Legitimation; Islam; State
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