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  • Women, Religion and Leadership. Female Saints as Unexpected Leaders.
    Denison, Barbara Jones (ed.) (2017)
    New York: Routledge.

    9 case studies

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Charisma; Saints
  • I've got my family and my faith: Black women and the suicide paradox.
    Spates, Kamesha, and Brittany C. Slatton (2017)
    Socius: Sociological Reseach for a Dynamic World 3. journalssagepub.com/doi/10.1177/2378023117743908

    Associated Search Terms: Suicide; African Americans; Women
  • The Religious Lives of Older Laywomen.
    Day, Abby (2017)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Participant observation; Gerontology; Church of England
  • Women's schooling and religious mobility: Joining, switching, and quitting church in a Christian sub-Saharan setting.
    Agadjanian, Victor (2017)
    Sociology of Religion 78:4: 411-436

    Analyzes 2008 survey data from women in a largely Christian region of Mozambique. Within the Christian population, educational attainment positively predicts switching from on Christian group to another, esp. Catholic, mainline, & new Pentecostal groups, as distinct from African Christian churches. It inversely predicts apostasy.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Conversion; Education; Apostate; Mozambique; Stratification
  • Muslim women's evolving leadership roles: A case study of women leaders in an immigrant Muslim community in post-9/11 America.
    Wang, Yuting (2017)
    Socal Compass 64:3: 424-441.

    Based on 2004-07 participant observation & interviews at a mosque in a medium-sized Midwest U.S.A. city. Muslim women used traditional gender roles to legitimate leadership on their part.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender traditionalism; Women; Participant observation; Islam, U.S.A.
  • Religion et politique, un aller-retour entre appartenance et croyance. Gauche radicale et un groupe de "femmes monastiques" en Italie.
    Giorda, Maria Chiara (2017)
    Social Compass 64:4: 546-562.

    Studies a group of Women in Turin from middle class Catholic families who became extreme-left activists in the 1960s & '70s, but are now residents carrying out services for a male Catholic monastery.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy, Turin; Women; Politics, Italy; Catholic, Italy; Activists
  • Female Muslim subjectivity in the secular public sphere: Hijab and ritual prayer as "technologies of the self."
    Topal, Semiha (2017)
    Social Compass 64:4: 582-596.

    Based on 20 interviews in Turkey. Analyzes practices as "technologies of the self" as described by Foucault, which form, rather than merely express, an identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Foucault, Michel; Islam, Turkey; Women; Turkey; Self; Clothing; Identity; Practice
  • The Making of a Salafi Muslim Woman: Paths to Conversion.
    Inge, Anabel (2017)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on field work in a London mosque, focusing on women who converted from other Muslim traditions to Salafi Islam.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Conversion; Great Britain, London; Islam, Great Britain; Islam, Salafi; Women
  • Recasting secular thinking for emancipatory feminist practice.
    Reilly, Niamh (2017)
    Social Compass 64:4: 481-494.

    Secularism has become oppressive toward minority women in Europe while religion sometimes serves emancipatory purposes. The Musawah Framework for Action, advanced by the Malaysian group, Sisters in Islam, provides an example how this can be so.

    Associated Search Terms: Malaysia; Women; Secularism; Islam, Malaysia; Prejudice, sexism; Sisters in Islam; Feminism
  • Compliance or negotiation? Diyanet's female preachers and the diffusion of a "true" religion in Turkey.
    Maritato, Chiara (2017)
    Social Compass 64:4: 530-545.

    Female preachers in Istanbul Mosques, employed & thus somewhat controlled by the state, navigate daily between compliance with state standards and popular interpretations. Based on 2013-2014 participant observation.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular religion; Social control; Participant observation; Preaching; Islam, Turkey; Turkey, Istanbul; State; Women
  • Gare à l’écart! De l’importance du genre dans la religion, la spiritualité et la laïcité en Italie.
    Palmisano, Stefania, and Simone Martino (2017)
    Social Compass 64:4: 563-681.

    Examines Italian women's participation in the decline of religion in Italy, with their rejection of the Catholic Church's political stands on moral issues.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Italy; Secularization; Abortion; Divorce; Gender; Women; Politics, Italy; Catholic, Italy
  • Violent conversion: Brazilian Pentecostalism and urban women in Mozambique.
    van de Kamp, Linda (2016)
    Suffolk, UK: James Curey

    Associated Search Terms: Mozambique, Maputo; Pentecostal, Mozambique; Conversion; Women
  • Finding their way to heaven: Women, self-narratives and Catholicism in Quito, Ecuador.
    Calderón Muñoz, Maria (2016)
    Socal Compass 63;1: 20-37.

    Based on 2004-06 interviews with women in Catholic groups in Quito. Conversion experiences after a period of dissatisfaction with traditional Catholicism led to maintaining an individualized personal Catholicism, sometimes at odds with official Church teachings.

    Associated Search Terms: Discourse; Conversion; Identification; Catholic, Ecuador; Ecuador, Quito; Women; Post-structuralism
  • A gospel of prosperity? An analysis of the relationship between religion and earned income in Ghana, the most religious country in the world.
    Beck, Sedefka V., and Sara J. Gundersen (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:1: 105-129.

    Analyzes 2005-06 Ghana Living Standards Survey data; Spiritualist, Pentecostal, & Methodist women had higher income while traditionalists had lower.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Prosperity Gospel, Ghana; Stratification; Pentecostal, Ghana; Ghana; Gender; Africanist
  • Women's religious authority in a Sub-Saharan setting: Dialectics of empowerment and dependency.
    Agadjanian, Victor (2015)
    Gender & Society 29:6: 982-1008

    Associated Search Terms: Africa; Women
  • Revisiting gender and religion.
    Charlton, Joy C. (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:3: 331-339.

    Review of the experiences of the 1st generation of female Protestant clergy & female scholars in the study of religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Gender; Women
  • Performing Ir?ad: Female preachers’ (vaizelers’) religious assistance within the framework of the Turkish state.
    Maritato, Chiara (2015)
    Turkish Studies 16:3: 433-447.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Turkey; State; Turkey; Women
  • Reassessing women, religion and the Turkish secular state in the light of the professionalisation of female preachers (vaizeler) in Istanbul.
    Maritato, Chiara (2015)
    Religion, State and Society 44:3: 258-275.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Turkey; Turkey, Istanbul; Professionalization; Women; State
  • How religious are American women and men? Gender differences and similarities.
    Schnabel, Landon (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:3: 616-622.

    Uses General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; wome3's greater religiosity is found only in the Christian tradition & hence is not universal.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; United States; Prayer; Belief; Gender; Practice; Proselytizing
  • Women in New Religions.
    Vance, Laura L. (2015)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: The Family; Wicca; Mormon; Seventh-day Adventist; New religions; Women
  • Understanding the veiling of Muslim women in the Netherlands.
    Brünig, Bianca, and Fenella Fleischmann (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:1: 20-37.

    Analyzes 2006-07 interview data from ethnic Turkish & Moroccan women in the Netherlands about veiling. Strong Muslim identity & gender traditionalism positively predict veiling. Educational attainment & contact with Dutch negatively predict it, but highly educated women who were also highly religious were more likely to veil.

    Associated Search Terms: Turkish Dutch; Education; Women; Generations; Netherlands; Moroccan Dutch; Islam, Netherlands; Clothing; Gender traditionalism; Identity; Assimilation
  • Playing for God: Evangelical Women and the Unintended Consequences of Sports Ministry.
    Blazer, Annie (2015)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Sport; Women; Participant observation; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Gender role; Gender traditionalism; Historical; Athletes
  • Interrogatng and constructing the "authentic" Roman Catholic Church: Feminist perspectives among Canadian women religious.
    Gervais, Christine, and Claire Turenne Sjolander (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:3: 365-396.

    Based on 2008-11 field work, interviews, & questionnaire data from current & former sisters in Ontario. Respondents constructed "church" often from a feminist & social justice orientation rather than the official hierarchical one.

    Associated Search Terms: Sisters; Orders/congregations; Social construction of reality; Ex-sisters; Feminism; Catholic, Canada; Women; Authenticity; Canada, Ontario; Justice
  • Religious belonging, religious agency, and women's autonomy in Mozanbique.
    Agadjanian, Victor, and Scott T. Yabiku (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:3: 461-476.

    Based on 2008 interview data from women aged 15-50 in a largely Christian area of southern Mozambique. Catholics & mainline Protestants (liberal) had higher autonomy than Apostolic, other Pentecostal, & unaffiliated women.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Mozambique; Africanist; Apostolic, Mozambique; Autonomy; Denomination (organizational entity); Gender traditionalism; Mozambique, Chibuto District, Gaza Province; Women; Catholic, Mozambique; Protestant (mainline), Mozambique
  • The labort market behavior of married women in the U.S.: Have diffferences by religion disappeared?
    Lehrer, Evelyn L., and Yu Chen (2014)
    In Lisa A. Keister and Darren E. Sherkat (eds.) Religion and Inequality in America--Research and Theory on Religion's Role in Stratification, pp. 146-168.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Work; Economic
  • Developing a concept of Muslim religiosity: An analysis of everyday lived religion among female migrants in Austria.
    Berghammer, Caroline, and Katrin Fliegenschnee (2014)
    Journal of Contemprary Religion 29:1: 89-104.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Migrant; Islam, Austria; Everyday life
  • From religious icon to "our Mother from heaven": The appropriation of the Virgin Mary by Catholic women in Quito.
    Calderón Muñoz, Maria (2014)
    Culture and Religion 15:1: 58-71.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Catholic, Ecuador; Ecuador, Quito; Marian
  • My body is a temple: Eating disturbances, religious involvement, and mental health among young adult women.
    Henderson, Andrea K., and Christopher G. Ellison (2014)
    Journal of Religion and Health 54:3: 954-976.

    Associated Search Terms: Mental health; Women; Young adults; Health
  • The effects of descriptive associational leadership in civic engagement: The case of clergy and gender in Protestant denominations.
    Djupe, Paul A. (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:3: 497-514

    Analyzes 2011 U.S. Congregational Life Study data. The effect of female clergy on female congregants' congregational & political participation is small.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Clergy influence; Women; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Converties à l’islam. Parcours de femmes au Québec et en France.
    Mossière, Géraldine (2014)
    Montréal: Presses l'Universitaire du Montréal.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Quebec; Women; Islam, France; Conversion; France; Islam, Canada
  • African American religious participation.
    Taylor, Robert Joseph, Linda M. Chatters, and R. Khari Brown (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:4: 513-538.

    Analyzes 2001-03 interview data from African Americans. Women, older people, those married once, & residents of the South were more involved in religion. Stigmatized statuses--cohabiting respondents & those who served time in prison--were less involved in organized religion.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, South; Urban/rural; Stigma; Religiosity; Practice; Marriage; Gender; Criminology; Age; African Americans; Women
  • We Shall Not Be Moved: Methodists Debate Race, Gender and Homosexuality.
    Nickell, Jane Ellen (2014)
    Eugene, Oregon: Pickwick Publications.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Habitus; Historical; Homosexuality; Race; United Methodist, U.S.A.; Conflict
  • How Islam influences women's paid non-farm employment: Evidence from 26 Indonesian and 37 Nigerian provinces.
    Spierings, Niels (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:3: 399-431.

    Analyzes 2003 Demographic and Health Survey data for Indonesia & Nigeria. Muslim/Christian comparisons do not show differences in women's gainful employment, but traditionalist forms of Islam & Islamic province legislation locates women's gainful work in the home.

    Associated Search Terms: Work; Gender role; Women; Sharia; Law; Nigeria; Indonesia; Gender traditionalism; Islam, Indonesia; Islam, Nigeria
  • Of Virgins and Martyrs: Women and Sexuality in Global Conflict.
    Jacobson, David (2013)
    Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Patriarchy; Women
  • Pious and critical: Muslim women activists and the question of agency.
    Rinaldo, Rachel (2013)
    Gender & Society 28: 824-846.

    Associated Search Terms: Activists; Islam; Agency; Women
  • Feminization of the theological field and its implications to Church life--Analysis of the growth of women in ministry in Finland.
    Niemelä, Kati (2013)
    In Simone Mantei, Regina Sommer, and Ulrike Wagner-Rau (eds.) Geschlechterverhältnisse und Pfarrberuf in Wandel. Irritationen, Analysen, Forschungsperspektiven. Practische Teologie heute. Stuttgart Kohlhammer, pp. 165-180.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Clergy; Finland; Women
  • Rethinking religious gender differences: The case of elite women.
    Hastings, Orestes P., and D. Michael Lindsay (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 74:4: 471-495.

    Analyzes 2008 questionnaire data from alumni of the White House Fellows program; some follow-up interviews. Women in the survey were generally less likely to find religion important in their lives.

    Associated Search Terms: Elite; Gender; Women; Work
  • Islamic Feminism in Kuwait: The Politics and Paradoxes.
    González, Alessandra L. (2013)
    New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

    Kuwaiti women are not jealous of western women; many choose to wear the veil and support Islamist politicians. They negotiate for progressive women's rights. They seek gender equality and respect their traditional religious culture.

    Associated Search Terms: Feminism; Islam, Kuwait; Politics, Kuwait; Women; Kuwait
  • "An affair of the heart": Hijab narratives of Arab Musli women in Malta.
    Grima, Nathalie (2013)
    Implicit Religion 16:4: 461-481.

    Based on informal participant observation & interviews in Malta. Deciding to veil was an individualist decision made in adulthood, not a traditionalist observance imposed from childhood by families.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Malta; Malta; Women; Clothing; Participant observation
  • Jamaat-e-Islami Women in Pakistan: Vanguard of a New Modernity?
    Jamal, Amina (2013)
    Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Pakistan; Women; Jamaat-e-Islami; Islam, Pakistan; Pakistan
  • The religious identity of young Muslim women in Berlin: An ethnographic study.
    Bendixsen, Synnøve K.N. (2013)
    Leiden: E.J. Brill.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Germany; Participant observation; Women; Identity; Germany, Berlin
  • American Catholics in Transition.
    D'Antonio, William V., Michelle Dillon, and Mary L. Gautier (2013)
    Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Litlefield.

    Based on a 2011 representative sample of U.S. Catholics; reports results on practice, politics, & moral issues controlled by gender & Latino/non-latino.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Politics, U.S.A.; Practice; Women; Authority; Identity; Generations; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Mobilizing Piety. Islam and Feminism in Indonesia.
    Rinaldo, Rachel (2013)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on intermittent, 2002-2010 participant observation & interviews with Muslim female activists in 4 organizations; some of the women were activists for women's rights, some for conservative Islamic regulations, some for both.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Indonesia; Islam, Indonesia; Feminism; Indonesia; Activists; Women; Activism; Participant observation
  • Religious non-involvement among African Americans, Black Caribbeans and Non-hispanic Whites: Findings from the National Survey of American Life.
    Brown, R. Khari, Robert Joseph Taylor, and Linda M. Chatters (2013)
    Review of Religious Reseach 55:3:435-457.

    Reports 2001-03 survey data. African Americans & Black Caribbeans were both more religiously involved than non-Hispanic whites. Women, married persons, Southerners, & the highly educated were more involved in religion than others. The religiously uninvolved were not atheists.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Atheist, U.S.A.; Women; United States, South; Religiosity; Education; Caribbean Americans; Marriage
  • The Spirit's Tether. Family, Work, and Religion among American Catholics.
    Konieczny, Mary Ellen (2013)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on 2000-02 field work in 2 Midwest U.S.A. Catholic parishes, one liberal & one conservative. Models of church are transposed into family life. Traditionalists rejected the modernized Church of their childhood while progressives accepted pre-conciliar religious commitment but not its cultural trappings.

    Associated Search Terms: Justice; Birth control; Authority; Ritual; Abortion; Participant observation; Marriage; Moral; Conservative/liberal; Comparative; Catholic, U.S.A.; Family; Parish; Habitus; Life histories; Traditionalism; Socialization; Work; Women
  • Maternal religious involvement and breastfeeding initiation and duration.
    Burdetre, Amy M., and Natasha V. Pilkauskas (2012)
    American Journal of Public Health 102:10: 1865-1868.

    Associated Search Terms: Health; Women
  • The religious and non-religious commitments of older women in the UK: Towards a new typology.
    Eccles, Janet (2012)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 27:3: 469-484.

    Associated Search Terms: Gerontology; Great Britain; Women
  • Why Are Women More Religious Than Men?
    Trzebiatowska, Marta, and Steve Bruce (2012)
    Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Secularization; Sex
  • Women's agency in gender-traditional religions: A review of four approaches.
    Burke, Kelsy C. (2012)
    Sociology Compass (online) 6: 122-133.

    Associated Search Terms: Agency; Gender traditionalism; Women
  • Resisting blackness, embracing rightness: How Muslim Arab Sudanese women negotiate their identity in the diaspora.
    F'abos, Anita (2012)
    Ethnic and Racial Studies 35:2: 218-237.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Women; Race; Islam
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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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