Citations
Citations are taken from the Sociology of Religion Searchable Bibliographic Database, created and updated by Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame; University of Texas at San Antonio). The ARDA is not responsible for content or typographical errors.
  • Forms, frequency, and correlates of perceived anti-atheist discrimination.
    Hammer, Joseph H., Ryan T. Cragun, Jesse M. Smith, and Karen Hwang (2012)
    Secularism and Nonreligion 1: 43-58.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist; Discrimination
  • Atheisms unbound: The role of the new media in the formation of a secularist identity.
    Smith, Christopher, and Richard Cimino (2012)
    Secularism and Nonreligion 1:1: 17-31.

    Associated Search Terms: Media; Atheist; Internet
  • "They just don't stand for nothing": LGBT Christians' definition of non-religious others.
    Sumerau, J. Edward (2012)
    Secularism and Nonreligion 5:1: 1-12.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Atheist
  • Investigating the Role of Religion-supported Secular Programs for Explaining Initiation into First Sex.
    Adamczyk, Amy (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:2: 324-342.

    Analyzes 2002-03 telephone interview data from American teens; conservative attitudes about sexual activity rather than involvement in religiously sponsored secular youth activities explains the delayed initation into sex by the more religious adolescents.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Sexual activity
  • Glaube als Option./Faith as an Option, tr. Alex Skinner.
    Joas, Hans (2012)
    Freiburg im Breisgau: Herder/Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 2014.

    Modernization doe snot inevitably result in secularization, & secularization doe snot inevitably undermine morality.

    Associated Search Terms: Violence; Change; Merton, Robert K.; Modernization; Moral; Pluralism; Troeltsch, Ernst; Weber, Max; Hinze, Otto
  • Perceptions of Science and American Secularism.
    Baker, Joseph O. (2012)
    Sociological Perspectives 55:1: 167-188.

    Favorable view of science is more characteristic of secularists than religiously affiliated Americans.

    Associated Search Terms: Agnostic; United States; Science; Atheist, U.S.A.; Creationism; Evolution
  • Religion, secular democracy and conflcit resolution in Zimbabwe.
    Tarusarira, Joram, and Gladys Ganiel (2012)
    In Lee Marsden (ed.) Ashgate Companion on Religion and Conflict Resolution. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 99-117

    Favorable view of science is more characteristic of secularists than religiously affiliated Americans.


    Associated Search Terms: Democracy; Zimbabwe; Peace
  • Laïcité as an “ideal type” and a continuum: Comparing Turkey, France, and Senegal.
    Kuru, Ahmet T., and Alfred Stepan (2012)
    In Ahmet T. Kuru and Alfred Stepan (eds.) Democracy, Islam, and Secularism in Turkey. New York: Columbia University Press, pp. 95-121.

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    Associated Search Terms: Turkey; State; Senegal; France; Laïcité; Comparative
  • The limits of secularization? The resurgence of Orthodoxy in post-Soviet Russia.
    Evans, Geoffrey, and Ksenia Northmore-Ball (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:4: 795-808.

    Uses 1993-2007 Russian survey data; Orthodox identification, attendance, & the association between religiosity & conservative morality increased over time.

    Associated Search Terms: Russia; Russian Orthodox, Russia; Religiosity; Practice; Desecularization; Identification; Moral
  • Explaining Differences in Philanthropic Behavior between Christians, Muslims, and Hindus in the Netherlands.
    Carabain, Christine L., and René Bekers (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 53:4: 419-440.

    Analyzes 2008 Dutch interview data. Community orientation, communal worship orientation, & beliefs affect giving patterns. Dutch Hindus have more secular & less religious giving levels, Dutch Muslims more religious & less secular.

    Associated Search Terms: Indian Dutch; Hindu, Netherlands; Protestant, Netherlands; Netherlands; Islam, Netherlands; Belief; Catholic, Netherlands; Altruism; Contributions
  • Croatia's religious story: The coexistence of institutionalized and individualized religiosity.
    Nikodem, Krunoslav, and Siniša Zrinšcak (2012)
    In Detlef Pollack, Olaf Müller, and Gert Pickel (eds.) The Social Significance of Religion in the Enlarged Europe. Secularization, Individualization and Pluralization. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 207-227.

    Based on 2006 survey data, which are compared to other surveys. Individual & church religiosity coexist.

    Associated Search Terms: State; Factor analysis; Individualism; Croatia
  • Church, Religion and Spirituality in Finland.
    Kääriäinen, Kimmo, and Kati Niemelä (2012)
    In Detlef Pollack, Olaf Müller, and Gert Pickel (eds.) The Social Significance of Religion in the Enlarged Europe. Secularization, Individualization and Pluralization. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 27-50.

    History & descriptive data.

    Associated Search Terms: Finland
  • Socially engaged religion in a post-Westphalian global context: Remodeling the secular/religious distinction.
    Beyer, Peter F. (2012)
    Sociology of Religion 73:2: 109-129.

    History & descriptive data.


    Associated Search Terms: Sacred/profane; Globalization; Systems theory; Differentiation
  • Do Latino Christians and seculars fit the culture war profile? Latino religiosity and political behavior.
    Gibson, M. Troy, and Christopher Hare (2012)
    Politics and Religion 5:1: 53-82.

    History & descriptive data.



    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Latino Americans
  • Femmes précaires et religion en Allemagne de l'Est.
    Sammet, Kornelia, and Marliese Weissmann (2012)
    Social Compass 59:1: 102-119.

    Uses 3 case studies of poor, religiously unaffiliated East German women to illustrate a world view that is secular but open to religion as a way of dealing with contingency.

    Associated Search Terms: World view; Germany, East; Women; Case study
  • Storytelling in Liberal Religious Advocacy.
    Braunstein, Ruth (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:1: 110-127.

    Analyzes 2008-2011 interview data with professionals in liberal religious advocacy in the U.S., as well as policy statements. Focuses on story telling as a non-technical yet secular form of discourse.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Liberal, U.S.A.; Discourse
  • Public policies, interfaith associations and religious minorities: A new policy paradigm? Evidence from the case of Barcelona.
    Griera, Mar (2012)
    Social Compass 59:4: 570-587.

    Based on 2008-10 field work in Barcelona. A prior secularization policy paradigm, predicting the disappearance of religion, was replaced by a pluralist one as immigrant & other new religions occasioned public decisions..

    Associated Search Terms: Spain, Barcelona; Participant observation; Pluralism; Change
  • Cruzadas pela paz: práticas religiosas e projetos seculares relacionados à questão da violência no Rio de Janeiro.
    Birman, Patricia (2012)
    Religião e Sociedade 32:1: 209-226.

    Based on 2008-10 field work in Barcelona. A prior secularization policy paradigm, predicting the disappearance of religion, was replaced by a pluralist one as immigrant & other new religions occasioned public decisions..


    Associated Search Terms: Brazil, Rio de Janeiro; Violence
  • Beyond Krishnacore: Straight Edge punk and implicit religion.
    Stewart, Francis. (2012)
    Implicit Religion 15:3: 259-288.

    Uses the case of Straight Edge punk rock to illustrate the blurring of the religous/secular divide. Based on 2009-11 interviews in the San Francisco Bay Area, Chicago, & the U.K., which involved respondents creating visual images.

    Associated Search Terms: Implicit religion; Music
  • Religion, religious tradition, and nationalism: Jewish revival in Poland and "religious heritage" in Quebec.
    Zubrzycki, Geneviève (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:3: 442-455.

    Riesebrodt distinguised religion & religious tradition, the latter capable of being secularized. The left in Polish politics seeks a revival of Polish Judaism to promote pluralism while the right seeks to strengthen Catholic Polish identity. In Quebec there is an accommodation of non-Catholic sensibilities by the left, which yet retains some Catholic symbols in public places as indicators of tradition & Quebec identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Riesebrodt, Martin; Politics, Poland; Politics, Canada; Pluralism; Nationalism; Poland; Catholic, Poland; Catholic, Canada; Canada, Quebec; Accommodation; Jewish, Poland
  • Extracurricular activities and teens' alcohol use: The role of religious and secualar sponsorship.
    Adamczyk, Amy (2012)
    Social Science Research 41: 412-424.

    Uses 2 waves of data from the National Study of Youth and Religion; involvement in religion-supported secular activities is associated with less alcohol use by involved teens. The number of friends who belong to a religious youth group, in part, explains the relationship. Network overlap between parents & teens, number of friends who drink or use drugs, & having an adult confidant from a religious group do not mediate the relationship.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Alcohol
  • The secular, secularization, secularisms.
    Casanova, José V. (2011)
    In Craig Calhoun, Mark Juergensmeyer, and Jonathan Van Antwerpen (eds.) Rethinking Secularism. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 54-74.

    Clarifies distinctions among the concepts secular, secularism, & secularization.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Secular; Secularism
  • Rethinking the secular and religious aspects of violence.
    Juergensmeyer, Mark (2011)
    In Craig Calhoun, Mark Juergensmeyer, and Jonathan Van Antwerpen (eds.) Rethinking Secularism. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 185-203.

    The political construction of secular state & its related secular nationalism has become an idea contested, sometimes violently, by marginalized religiously-minded people.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularism; State; Violence
  • Secularism, religious change, and social conflict in Asia.
    Madsen, Richard (2011)
    In Craig Calhoun, Mark Juergensmeyer, and Jonathan Van Antwerpen (eds.) Rethinking Secularism. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 248-269.

    Examines the secularity or non-secularity of the state, society, & culture in Asia, with the cases of China, Taiwan, & Indonesia given particular attention.

    Associated Search Terms: Asia; China; Indonesia; Secularism; Taiwan
  • Western secularity.
    Taylor, Charles (2011)
    In Craig Calhoun, Mark Juergensmeyer, and Jonathan Van Anwerpen (eds.) Rethinking Secularism. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 31-53.

    Examines the secularity or non-secularity of the state, society, & culture in Asia, with the cases of China, Taiwan, & Indonesia given particular attention.


    Associated Search Terms: Secularism
  • Secularism, citizenship, and the public sphere.
    Calhoun, Craig (2011)
    In Craig Calhoun, Mark Juergensmeyer, and Jonathan Van Antwerpen (eds.) Rethinking Secularism. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 75-91.

    Norms of citizen participation that have a bias against religion drive a wedge between religious & non-religious citizens.

    Associated Search Terms: Tolerance; Secularization; Desecularization
  • Developing a Historical Sociology of Nationalism and State Secularization in Latin America.
    Eastwood, Jonathan (2011)
    In Barbara Jones Denison (ed.) History, Time, Meaning, and Memory. Ideas for the Sociology of Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 145-177.

    Outlines a general 4-state model for nationalism causing secularization (laicization of the state) for Latin American nations. Contrasts the cases of Venezuela & Mexico as different types within the 4-state framework.

    Associated Search Terms: Venezuela; Secularization; Nationalism; Mexico; State; Laïcité; Historical; Latin America
  • Secularization: In Defence of an Unfashionable Theory.
    Bruce, Steve (2011)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Outlines a general 4-state model for nationalism causing secularization (laicization of the state) for Latin American nations. Contrasts the cases of Venezuela & Mexico as different types within the 4-state framework.


    Associated Search Terms: Secularization
  • Secularization, Individualization, or (Re)vitalization? The State and Development of Churchliness and Religiosity in post-Communist Central and Eastern Europe.
    Müller, Olaf (2011)
    Religion and Society in Central and Eastern Europe 4:1:21-37.

    Uses multiple survey data sources; Orthodox countries have experienced religious growth, while Catholic & Protestant countries have varied trajectories. There is little support for secularization and supply-side (competition) hypotheses, but some for individualization.

    Associated Search Terms: Competition; State; Secularization; Europe, central; Europe, eastern; Individualism
  • Recent trends and anomalies in American secularization.
    Clark, Roger, and Devin Grandchamp (2011)
    International Review of Modern Sociology 37:91-110.

    Uses multiple survey data sources; Orthodox countries have experienced religious growth, while Catholic & Protestant countries have varied trajectories. There is little support for secularization and supply-side (competition) hypotheses, but some for individualization.


    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; United States
  • Secularization in Europe: Religious change between and within birth cohorts.
    Voas, David, and Stefanie Doebler (2011)
    Religion and Society in Central and Eastern Europe (online) 4:1: 39-62.

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    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Generations; Europe
  • Religious Pluralization and Intimations of a Post-Westphalian Condition in a Global Society.
    Beyer, Peter F. (2011)
    In Patrick Michel and Enzo Pace (eds.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Volume 2: Religion and Politics. Leiden: Brill, pp. 3-29.

    Grand narrative of the development of religion as a distinct but not isolated aspect of western society & then as a plural phenomenon within & across secular societies. Non-western societies duplicated the pattern in response to colonialism. Globallly, the result is a pluralization of patterns, not secularization or religious resurgence.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Differentiation; Globalization
  • A Secular Cancellation of the Secularist Truce: Religion and Political Legitimation in Australia.
    Maddox, Marion (2011)
    In Patrick Michel and Enzo Pace (eds.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Volume 2: Religion and Politics. Leiden: Brill, pp. 287-308.

    Historically, religion was marginal to Australian politics. In the 2000s, politicans made religious references & directed funding to chaplaincies, religious schools, & faith-based social services to please the minimally religious part of the public, which is not very religiously literate but vaguely favors religious values.

    Associated Search Terms: Australia; Politics, Australia; Privatization; Secularization
  • The Future of Christianity: Reflections on Violence and Democracy, Religion and Secularization.
    Martin, David (2011)
    Farnham, UK, and Williston, Vermont: Ashgate.

    Historically, religion was marginal to Australian politics. In the 2000s, politicans made religious references & directed funding to chaplaincies, religious schools, & faith-based social services to please the minimally religious part of the public, which is not very religiously literate but vaguely favors religious values.


    Associated Search Terms: Catholic; Orthodox, eastern; Pentecostal; Protestant; Secularization; Violence
  • Secular intolerance in a post-Christian society: The case of Islam in the Netherlands.
    Van Bohemen, Samira, Roy Kemmers, Dick Houtman, Sttef Aupers, and Willem de Koster (2011)
    In Dick Houtman, Stef Aupers, and Willem de Koster (eds.) Paradoxes of Individualization: Social Control and Social Conflict in Contemporary Modernity. Farnham, UK: Ashgate, pp. 123-140.

    Historically, religion was marginal to Australian politics. In the 2000s, politicans made religious references & directed funding to chaplaincies, religious schools, & faith-based social services to please the minimally religious part of the public, which is not very religiously literate but vaguely favors religious values.



    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice, anti-Islamic; Islam, Netherlands; Netherlands; Secular
  • Administering secularization. Religious education in New South Wales since 1960.
    Mayrl, Damon (2011)
    European Journal of Sociology 52:1: 111-142.

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    Associated Search Terms: Australia, New South Wales; Education; Secularization
  • Administering secularization: Religious education in New South Wales since 1960.
    Mayri, Damon (2011)
    European Journal of Sociology 52:1: 111-142.

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    Associated Search Terms: Australia, New South Wales; Education; Secularization; State
  • Patterns of Secularization: Church, State and Nation in Greece and the Republic of Ireland.
    Halikiopoulou, Daphne (2011)
    Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate.

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    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Ireland; Greece; Greek Orthodox, Greece; Ireland; Nationalism; Secularization; State
  • Jenseits des Säkulaisierungsparadigmas? Eine Auseinandersetzung mit Charles Taylor.
    Koenig, Matthias (2011)
    Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 63:4: 649-673.

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    Associated Search Terms: Secularization
  • Religions, secularisations, modernities.
    Casanova, José V. (2011)
    European Journal ofSociology 52:3: 425-445.

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    Associated Search Terms: Modernity; Secularization
  • Religions séculières: origine, nature et destin.
    Gauchet, Marcel (2011)
    Débat 167:5: 187-192.

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    Associated Search Terms: Secular religion
  • Kirchendämmerung: Wie die Kirchen unser Vertrauen versplielen.
    Graf, Friedrich Wilhelm (2011)
    Munich: Beck

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    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Trust
  • The affluent society and its religious consequences: An empirical investigation of 20 European countries.
    Hirschle, Jochen (2011)
    Socio-Economic Review 9:2: 261–285.

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    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Europe; Secularization
  • Christian Religion in the West: Privatization or Public Revitalization?
    Roeland, Johan, Peter Achterberg, Dick Houtman, Stef Aupers, Willem de Koster, Peter Mascini, and Jeroen van der Waal (2011)
    In Patrick Michel and Enzo Pace (eds.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Volume 2: Religion and Politics. Leiden: Brill, pp. 119-134.

    Analyzes 1998 survey data from 18 Western nations where Christianity is the dominant religion. Where Christians are numerically most marginal, they have greater aspirations for a public role for their creed.

    Associated Search Terms: Marginality; Politics; Privatization; Secularization
  • Postcolonialism and religion: new spaces of "belonging and participation" in the postsecular city.
    Baker, Christopher, and Justin Beaumont (2011)
    In Justin Beaumont and Christopher Baker (eds.) Postsecular Cities--Space, Theory and Practice. London: Continuum, pp. 33-49.

    Analyzes 1998 survey data from 18 Western nations where Christianity is the dominant religion. Where Christians are numerically most marginal, they have greater aspirations for a public role for their creed.


    Associated Search Terms: Belonging, sense of; Post-secular; Urban
  • Pertinence de la Théorie de la Dualisation de la Religion en Suisse, en France et en Europe.
    Bréchon, Pierre, and Roland J. Campiche (2011)
    Social Compass 58:2: 162-175.

    Dualization (institutional religions being replaced by a lesser level of institutional religion & new presence of individualized spirituality) is emerging in Europe.

    Associated Search Terms: Spirituality; Institutionalization; Secularization; Deinstitutionalization; Europe
  • La "montée" au Mur des Fédérés du Père-Lachaise, pèlerinage laïque partisan.
    Frégosi, Franck (2011)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 155:3: 165-189.

    Focuses on the site where communards were executed in 1871.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Secular religion; France, Paris
  • Sécularisation, catholicisme et transformation du régime de religiosité au Québec. Étude comparative avec le catholicisme au Canada (1968-2007).
    Meunier, É. Martin, and Sarah Wilkins-LaFlamme (2011)
    Recherches sociographiques 52:3: 683-729.

    Focuses on the site where communards were executed in 1871.


    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Quebec; Catholic, Canada; Change; Secularization; Comparative
  • Säkularisierung, religiöses Sozialkapital und Politik: Religiöses Sozialkapital als Faktor der Zivilgesellschaft und als kommunale Basis subjektiver Religiosität?
    Pickel, Gert, and Anja Gladkich (2011)
    In Antonius Liedhegener and Ines-Jacqueline Werkner (eds.) Religion zwischen Zivilgesellschaft und politischen System. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag fur Sozialwissenschaften, pp. 81-109.

    Focuses on the site where communards were executed in 1871.



    Associated Search Terms: Civil society; Politics; Religiosity; Secularization; Social capital
  • Religion and Modern Society: Citizenship, Secularisation and the State.
    Turner, Bryan S. (2011)
    New York: Cambridge University Press.

    Focuses on the site where communards were executed in 1871.




    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Parsons, Talcott; Globalization; Secularization; Douglas, Mary; Durkheim, Émile
  • Assessing the Role of Religious Beliefs on Secular and Spiritual Behaviors.
    Driskell, Robyn L., and Larry Lyon (2011)
    Review of Religious Research 52:4: 386-404.

    Based on the 2005 wave of the Baylor Religion Survey; shows importance of beliefs on secular & religious behavior.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; New age; Social participation; Belief
  • Italian secularism revisited? Muslim claims in the public sphere and the long struggle towards religious equality.
    Pace, Enzo, and A. Frisina (2011)
    In T. Keskin (ed.) The Sociology of Islam and Muslim Societies: Secularism, Economy and Politics. Reading: Ithaca Press, pp. 291-317.

    Based on the 2005 wave of the Baylor Religion Survey; shows importance of beliefs on secular & religious behavior.


    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Italy; Italy; State
  • Wake Up, Lazarus! On Catholic Renewal (2 vols.).
    Hégy, Pierre M. (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: Liminality; Homily; Guatemala; Content analysis; Catholic, Guatemala; Ecclesiola; Communitas; Participant observation; Secularization; Consumerism; Catholic, U.S.A.; Pastoral sociology; Spirituality
  • Jewish Identity and the Secular Achievements of American Jewish Men and Women.
    Hartman, Harriet, and Moshe Hartman (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:1: 133-153.

    Analyzes 2000-01 National Jewish Population Survey data. Greater Jewish dientity, including religious identity, correlates with secular achievement: education, labor force participation, occupational achievement.

    Associated Search Terms: Achievement; Economic; Education; Identity; Jewish, U.S.A.
  • Mormons in the United States 1900-2008: Socio-Demographic Trends and Regional Differences.
    Phillips, Rick, Ryan T. Cragun, Barry A. Kosmin, and Ariela Keysar (2011)
    Hartford, Connecticut: Institute for the Study of Secularism in Society and Culture.

    Analyzes 2000-01 National Jewish Population Survey data. Greater Jewish dientity, including religious identity, correlates with secular achievement: education, labor force participation, occupational achievement.


    Associated Search Terms: Demography; Mormon, U.S.A.; Regionalism
  • Buddhism in the reform era: A secularized revival?
    Ji, Zhe (2011)
    In Adam Yuet chau (ed.) Religion in Contemporary China: Revitalization and Innovation. London: Routledge, pp. 32-53.

    Analyzes 2000-01 National Jewish Population Survey data. Greater Jewish dientity, including religious identity, correlates with secular achievement: education, labor force participation, occupational achievement.



    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, China; China
  • El movimento antiabortista en la España del siglo XXI: el protagonismo de los grupos laicos cristianos y su alianza de facto con la Iglesia católica.
    Aguilar Fernández, Susana (2011)
    Revista de estudios politicos 154: 11-39.

    Religion in secularized societies can become a public matter if there are religiously inspired actors (secular or not) who successfully mobilize conservative sectors of society that exhibit high intensity preferences regarding policies with moral content.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Catholic, Spain; Politics, Spain; Spain; Moral
  • Secular intolerance in a post-Christian society: The case of Islam in the Netherlands.
    DeKoster, W., Dick Houtman, S. van Bohemen, et al. (2011)
    In Dick Houtman, S. Aupers, and W. deKoster (eds.) Paradoxes of Individualization: Scoial Control, Social Conflict in Contemporary Modernity. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 141-156.

    Religion in secularized societies can become a public matter if there are religiously inspired actors (secular or not) who successfully mobilize conservative sectors of society that exhibit high intensity preferences regarding policies with moral content.


    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Netherlands; Netherlands; Prejudice, anti-Islamic
  • Substitution or symbiosis? Assessing the relationship between religious and secular giving.
    Hill, Jonathan P., and Brandon Vaidyanathan (2011)
    Social Forces 90:1: 157-180.

    Religion in secularized societies can become a public matter if there are religiously inspired actors (secular or not) who successfully mobilize conservative sectors of society that exhibit high intensity preferences regarding policies with moral content.



    Associated Search Terms: Contributions
  • Pilgrimage in a Secular Age: Religious & Consumer Landscapes of Late Modernity.
    Chemin, Eduardo (2011)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of Exeter.

    Religion in secularized societies can become a public matter if there are religiously inspired actors (secular or not) who successfully mobilize conservative sectors of society that exhibit high intensity preferences regarding policies with moral content.




    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage
  • An Islam of Her Own: Reconsidering Religion and Secularism in Women's Islamic Movements.
    Hafez, Sherine (2011)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Religion in secularized societies can become a public matter if there are religiously inspired actors (secular or not) who successfully mobilize conservative sectors of society that exhibit high intensity preferences regarding policies with moral content.





    Associated Search Terms: Women; Social movement; Islam
  • Do church-based social relationships influence social relationships in the secular world?
    Krause, Neal (2011)
    Mental Health, Religion and Culture 14: 877-897.

    Religion in secularized societies can become a public matter if there are religiously inspired actors (secular or not) who successfully mobilize conservative sectors of society that exhibit high intensity preferences regarding policies with moral content.






    Associated Search Terms: Network
  • Religion and Charitable Financial Giving to Religious and Secular Causes: Does Political Ideology Matter?
    Vaidyanathan, Brandon, Jonathan P. Hill, and Christian Smith (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:3: 450-469.

    Analyzes U.S.A. interview data; congregational participation mediates the spurious relationship between political conservatism & charitable giving.

    Associated Search Terms: Philanthropy; Politics, U.S.A.; Practice; United States
  • Providing Human Services in Collaboration with Government: Comparing Faith-Based and Secular Organizations that Serve Homeless Veterans.
    Garrow, Eve, John Nakashima, and James McGuire (2011)
    Review of Religious Research 52:3: 266-281.

    Faith-based agencies fared as well as other ones in using U.S. government resources to assist homeless veterans.

    Associated Search Terms: Veterans; State; Social services; Homeless
  • Religiousness, Spirituality, and Psychological Distress in Taiwan.
    Liu, Eric Y., Scott Schieman, and Sung Joon Jang (2011)
    Review of Religious Research 53:2: 137-159.

    Analyzes 2004 survey data from Taiwan. Supernatural belief & resort to fortune telling & other secular supernatural activities predict more stress, while daily prayer predicts less; but attendance is unrelated to it.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Fortune telling; Practice; Prayer; Stress; Taiwan
  • Muslim Attitudes toward Business in the Emerging Market Economy of China.
    Wang, Yuting, and Fenggang Yang (2011)
    Social Compass 58:4: 554-573.

    Based on 2006 open-ended interviews with Chinese Muslim business people in 3 cities--Beijing, Zhengzhou, & Guangzhou. Develops a typology of urban Muslim business people: socially detached, socially engaged, pragmatic, traditional, & secular.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, China; China; Economic; Business people
  • Secularity in Great Britain.
    Voas, David, and Abby Day (2010)
    In Barry A. Kosmin and A. Keysar (eds.) Secularism and Secularity: Contemprary International perspectives. Hartford, Connecticut: Institute for the Study of Secularism in Society and Culture, pp. 95-112.

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    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Secularism
  • A secular age: Dawn or twilight.
    Casanova, José V. (2010)
    In Michael Warner, Craig Calhoun, and Jonathan VanAntwerpen (eds.) Varieties of Secularism in a Secular Age. Cambridge Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, pp. 265-281.

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    Associated Search Terms: Secularization
  • The civilizational, spatial, and sexual powers of the secular.
    Göle, Nilüfer (2010)
    In Michael Warner, Jonathan VanAntwerpen, Craig Calhoun (eds.)Varieties of Secularism in a Secular Age. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard Univrsity Press.

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    Associated Search Terms: Secularism; Space
  • Atheism, secularity, family, and children.
    Manning, Christel J. (2010)
    In Phillip Zuckerman (ed.) Atheism and Secularity, Vol. I. New York: Praeger, pp. 19-41.

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    Associated Search Terms: Atheist; Family; Secular; Socialization
  • Atheism and secularity: The Scandinavian paradox.
    Lüchau, Peter (2010)
    In Phil Zuckerman (ed.) Atheism and Secularity: Global Expressions, Vol. 2. Santa Barbara, California: Praeger, pp. 177-196.

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    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, Scandinavia; Scandinavia; Secularism
  • Nationalism, Religion, and Secularization: An Opportune Moment for Research.
    Eastwood, Jonathan, and Nikolas Prevalakis (2010)
    Review of Religious Research 52:1: 90-111.

    Nationalism foments the processes of intitutional differentiation and thus helps cause secularization.

    Associated Search Terms: Differentiation; Nationalism; Secularization
  • Varieties of Secularism in a Secular Age.
    Warner Michael, Jonathan VanAntwerpen, and Craig Calhoun (2010)
    Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.

    Nationalism foments the processes of intitutional differentiation and thus helps cause secularization.


    Associated Search Terms: Secularism
  • The anthropology of secularism.
    Cannell, Fenella (2010)
    Annual Review of Anthropology 39: 85-100.

    Nationalism foments the processes of intitutional differentiation and thus helps cause secularization.



    Associated Search Terms: Secularism
  • Secularization and Its Discontents.
    Warner, Rob (2010)
    New York: Continuum.

    Nationalism foments the processes of intitutional differentiation and thus helps cause secularization.




    Associated Search Terms: Secularization
  • A (post-)secular age? Religion and the two exceptionalisms.
    Torpey, John (2010)
    Social Research 77:1: 269-296.

    Nationalism foments the processes of intitutional differentiation and thus helps cause secularization.





    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Post-secular; Berger, Peter L.
  • The contingency of secularization. Reflections on the problem of secularization in the work of Reinhart Koselleck.
    Joas, Hans (2010)
    In Hans Joas and Barbro Klein (eds.) The Benefit of Broad Horizons. Intellectual and Institutional Preconditions for a global Socal Scence. Festschrft for Björn Wittrock. Leiden: Brill, pp. 87-104.

    Nationalism foments the processes of intitutional differentiation and thus helps cause secularization.






    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Koselleck, Reinhart
  • The new atheism and the secularization thesis.
    Borer, Michael Ian (2010)
    In Amarnath Armarasingam (ed.) Religion and the New Athesm. Leiden: Brill, pp. 125-137.

    Nationalism foments the processes of intitutional differentiation and thus helps cause secularization.







    Associated Search Terms: Atheist; Secularization
  • Sacred archipelagos: Geographies of secularization.
    Wilford, Justin G. (2010)
    Progress in Human Geography 34: 328-348.

    Nationalism foments the processes of intitutional differentiation and thus helps cause secularization.








    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Space
  • Moderate secularism, religion as identity and respect for religion.
    Modood, Tariq (2010)
    Political Quarterly 81:1:4-14.

    Nationalism foments the processes of intitutional differentiation and thus helps cause secularization.









    Associated Search Terms: Secularism; State
  • Sacrée Médecine. Histoire et Devenir d'un Sanctuaire de la Raison.
    Baubérot, Jean, and Raphaël Liogier (2010)
    Paris: Éditions Entrelacs.

    Religious secularization created a need for medical sacralization.

    Associated Search Terms: Death; Medical; Secularization; France; Orders/congregations
  • A New Paradigm for the Study of Religion: A Re-examination.
    McMullin, Steve (2010)
    Implicit Religion 13:1:3-16.

    Reviews literature on secularization & rational choice, & offers theoretical prospects.

    Associated Search Terms: Theory; Secularization; Rational choice theory
  • Can Post-Secular Society Tolerate Religious Differences?
    Dillon, Michele (2010)
    Sociology of Religion 71:2: 139-156.

    Appreciation of Habermas's recognition of religion as a resource for democracy but also notes limits to tolerance.

    Associated Search Terms: Habermas, Jürgen; Post-secular; Tolerance
  • A Silent Battle: Theorizing the Effects of Competition between Churches and Secular Institutions.
    Stolz, Jörg (2010)
    Review of Religious Research 51:3:253-276.

    Theoretical essay.

    Associated Search Terms: Competition; Secularization
  • The Return of the Sacred: What African Chiefs Teach us about Secularization.
    Swidler, Ann (2010)
    Sociology of Religion 71:2: 157-171.

    In Malawi the sacred can activate traditional leadership and vice-versa.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Malawi; Sacred
  • Inscribing the General Theory of Secularization and its Basic Patterns in the Architectural Space/Time of the City.
    Martin, David (2010)
    In Arie L. Molendijk, Justin Beaumont, and Christoph Jedan (eds.) Exploring the Postsecular. Leiden: Brill, pp. 183-205. Expanded version in David A. Martin, Religion and Power. No Logos without Mythos. Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate, pp. 203-223.

    In Malawi the sacred can activate traditional leadership and vice-versa.


    Associated Search Terms: Urban; Secularization; Ecology
  • La Population Musulmane de France: de l'Ombre à la Lumière?
    Dargent, Claude (2010)
    Revue Française de Sociologie 51:2: 219-246.

    While 1990s surveys neglected the Muslim population of France, it has been increasing. Survey data on them contradicts the secularization model.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Islam, France; France
  • La Dimension Conséquentielle et la Nouvelle Pluralité Religieuse de l'Espagne Actuelle.
    Santiago, José (2010)
    Social Compass 57:1: 3-14.

    Theoretical framing of secularization & the consequential dimension, & review of Spanish survey data on importance of religion in people's lives, which is in decline.

    Associated Search Terms: Consequential dimension; Salience; Secularization; Spain; Pluralism
  • Politica, legalità e religione nel Mezzogiorno.
    Costabile, Antonio (2010)
    In Vittorio Cotesta, Alberto Febbrajo, Enzo Pace, and Roberto Segatori (eds.) Il pluralismo religioso tra politica, diritto e società. Soveria Mannelli, Catanzaro, pp. 239-293.

    The differentiation of the economy, religion, & politics in the Mezzogiorno is incomplete & not fully legitimated; hence there is clientelism & familism, which secularize by using religion for benefits.

    Associated Search Terms: Clientelism; Differentiation; Familism; Italy, South; Legitimation; Secularization
  • From Religious to Consumption-related Routine Activities? Analyzing Ireland's Economic Boom and the Decline in Church Attendance.
    Hirschle, Jochen (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49:4: 673-687. Comment by David Voas 688-690. Reply by Hirschle 691-693.

    Analyzes 1988-2005 survey data from Ireland; religious values did not decline with the decline in church attendance, suggesting consumption of alternative symbolic media rather than secularization.

    Associated Search Terms: Consumerism; Ireland; Media; Practice; Secularization
  • Atheism and Secularity in Modern Japan.
    Roemer, Michael K. (2010)
    In Phil Zuckerman (ed.) Atheism and Secularity, vol. 2. Santa Barbara, California: Praeger, pp. 23-44.

    Analyzes 1988-2005 survey data from Ireland; religious values did not decline with the decline in church attendance, suggesting consumption of alternative symbolic media rather than secularization.


    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, Japan; Japan
  • A portrait of secular group affliates.
    Pasquale, Frank (2010)
    In Phil Zuckerman (ed.) Atheism and Secularity, vol. 1. Santa Barbara, California: Praeger, pp. 43-47.

    Analyzes 1988-2005 survey data from Ireland; religious values did not decline with the decline in church attendance, suggesting consumption of alternative symbolic media rather than secularization.



    Associated Search Terms: Atheist
  • Deseclarization: A conceptual framework.
    Karpov, Vyacheslav (2010)
    Journal of Church and State 52:2:232-270.

    Analyzes 1988-2005 survey data from Ireland; religious values did not decline with the decline in church attendance, suggesting consumption of alternative symbolic media rather than secularization.




    Associated Search Terms: Desecularization; Secularization
  • Entre lo “que es” y lo que “queremos que sea”: secularización y laicidad en la Argentina.
    Mallimaci, Fortunato (2010)
    Sociedad y Religión 32/33: 8-30.

    Analyzes 1988-2005 survey data from Ireland; religious values did not decline with the decline in church attendance, suggesting consumption of alternative symbolic media rather than secularization.





    Associated Search Terms: Argentina; Laïcité; Secularization
  • When was Secularisation? Dating the Decline of the British Churches and its Cause.
    Bruce, Steve, and Tony Glendinning (2010)
    British Journal of Sociology 61:1: 107-126.

    Analyzes 1988-2005 survey data from Ireland; religious values did not decline with the decline in church attendance, suggesting consumption of alternative symbolic media rather than secularization.






    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Secularization
  • Logiques religieuses et logiques de laïcisation au Canada. Des compatibilités paradoxales.
    Milot, Micheline (2010)
    In J. Lagrée ad P. Portier (eds.) La modernité contre la religion? Pour une nouelle approche de la laïcité. Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, pp. 149-164.

    Analyzes 1988-2005 survey data from Ireland; religious values did not decline with the decline in church attendance, suggesting consumption of alternative symbolic media rather than secularization.







    Associated Search Terms: Laïcité; Change; Secularization; Canada
  • Religious Change in Spain.
    Pérez-Agote, Alfonso (2010)
    Social Compass 57:2: 224-234.

    Analyzes 1988-2005 survey data from Ireland; religious values did not decline with the decline in church attendance, suggesting consumption of alternative symbolic media rather than secularization.








    Associated Search Terms: Change; Migration; Secularization; Spain; State
  • Secularización: una dimensión empirica de la modernidad en la zona andina de Nariño (Colombia).
    Villamarín, Francisco Javier (2010)
    Revista Cultura e Religión 4:2: 166-191.

    Analyzes 1988-2005 survey data from Ireland; religious values did not decline with the decline in church attendance, suggesting consumption of alternative symbolic media rather than secularization.









    Associated Search Terms: Colombia, Nariño region; Modernity; Secularization
  • Does Duration of Deregulated Religious Markets Affect Church Attendance? Evidence from 26 Religious Markets in Europe and North America Between 1981 and 2006.
    Aarts, Olav, Manfred te Grotenhuis, Ariana Need, and Nan Dirk de Graaf (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49:4: 657-672.

    Based on European & World Values Study data; modernization corrodes church attendance more than deregulation can stimulate it.

    Associated Search Terms: Market model; Modernization; Practice; Secularization
  • Säkularisierung, Individualisierung oder Marktmodell?
    Pickel, Gert (2010)
    Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 62:2: 219-245.

    Based on European & World Values Study data; modernization corrodes church attendance more than deregulation can stimulate it.


    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Europe; Individualism; Market model; Secularization
  • L'Europe au défi du pluralisme religieux du XXIe siècle.
    Willaime, Jean-Paul (2010)
    In Vittorio Cotesta, Alberto Febbrajo, Enzo Pace, and Roberto Segatori (eds..) Il pluralismo religioso tra politica, diritto e società. Soveria Mannelli, Catanzaro: Rubbettino, pp. 11-53.

    Overview of changes from "cujus regio cujus religio" to religiosity with at best loose connections to historical churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; State; Pluralism; Europe; Education; Change; Anticlericalism
  • The Promise of Salvation: A Theory of Religion.
    Riesebrodt, Martin (2010)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Overview of changes from "cujus regio cujus religio" to religiosity with at best loose connections to historical churches.


    Associated Search Terms: Virtuoso; Shaman; Secularization; Time; Definition of religion; Discourse
  • La Religion Visible. Pratiques et Croyances en Suisse.
    Campiche, Roland J. (2010)
    Lausanne: Presses Polytechniques et Universitaires Romandes.

    Reviews a variety of surveys of religion in Switzerland, often making comparisons to the rest of Europe.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Membership; Belief; Secularization; Pluralism; State; Switzerland; Change
  • German Youth: Neither Participants nor Partakers in Religion?
    Pickel, Gert (2010)
    In Giuseppe Giordan (ed.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Vol. 1: Youth and Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 251-287.

    Based on 1990-2008 data from multiple German surveys.

    Associated Search Terms: Germany; Individualism; Invisible religion; Market model; Secularization; Youth
  • Brazilian University Students and Religion.
    Oro, Ari Pedro, and Mauro Meirelles (2010)
    In Giuseppe Giordan (ed.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Vol. 1: Youth and Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 65-87.

    Analyzes survey & follow-up interview data from medical & social science students in Brazilian universities.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, social science; Students, medical; Practice; Secularization; Brazil; Belief; Medical
  • Buddha-Dhamma in Israel. Explicit Non-Religious and Implicit Non-Secular Localization of Religion.
    Loss, Joseph (2010)
    Nova Religio 13:4: 84-105.

    Buddha-Dhamma presents itself as non-religious in Israel, recruiting mostly secular Jews; but it adopts some Jewish religious symbols to be non-secular.

    Associated Search Terms: Israel; Buddha-Dhamma; Buddhist, Israel
  • Corporéités, Ascéticismes et Sécularisation dans le Discours de la Confrérie Naqshbandi Turque Contemporaine.
    Manço, Ural (2010)
    Social Compass 57:4: 479-492.

    Analysis of the discourse of a late 20th century Sufi sheik.

    Associated Search Terms: Other-worldly asceticism; Mobility (vertical); Islam, Turkey; Islam, Sufi; Secularization; Discourse; Asceticism; Inner-worldly asceticism; Turkey
  • Leaving the Institution. Secularized Priests.
    Núñez, Francesc (2010)
    Social Compass 57:2: 268-284.

    Based on interviews with ex-priests from the Barcelona diocese.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Spain; Ex-clergy; Ex-priests; Spain, Barcelona
  • Secular and Liminal: Discovering Heterogeneity Among Religious Nones.
    Lim, Chaeyoon, Carol Ann MacGregor, and Robert D. Putnam (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49:4: 596-618.

    Uses several U.S.A. surveys; about 30% of "nones" in a panel later report a religion, with little change in religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, U.S.A.
  • Theocratic Democracy: The Social Construction of Religious and Secular Extremism.
    Ben-Yehuda, Nachman (2010)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Uses several U.S.A. surveys; about 30% of "nones" in a panel later report a religion, with little change in religiosity.


    Associated Search Terms: Violence; Theocracy; Politics, Israel; Israel; Jewish, Haredi
  • As esferas seculares e religiosas na sociedade portuguesa.
    Dix, Steffen (2010)
    Análise Social 194: 5-27.

    Uses several U.S.A. surveys; about 30% of "nones" in a panel later report a religion, with little change in religiosity.



    Associated Search Terms: Portugal
  • Sunday celluloids: Visual media and Protestant boundaries with secular culture.
    Draper, Scott, and Jerry Z. Park (2010)
    Sociological Spectrum 30:4: 433-458.

    Content analysis of homily references to cinema; compares Evangelical with mainline Protestant.

    Associated Search Terms: Media; Boundary maintenance; Content analysis; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Homily; Protestant (mainline), U.S.A..
  • Religious Politics and Secular States: Egypt, India and the United States.
    Hibbard, Scott W. (2010)
    Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

    Content analysis of homily references to cinema; compares Evangelical with mainline Protestant.


    Associated Search Terms: Egypt; India; Politics, Egypt; Politics, India; Politics, U.S.A.; State; United States
  • Secularism, Fundamentalism, or Catholicism? The Religious Compostiion of the United States to 2043.
    Skirbekk, Vegard, Eric Kaufmann, and Anne Goujon (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49:2: 293-310.

    Makes projections of the religious composition of the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Demography; Membership; United States
  • Irish Secularization and Religious Identities: Evidence of an Emerging New Catholic Habitus.
    Andersen, Karen (2010)
    Social Compass 57:1: 15-39.

    Based on 2006 interview data; Irish Catholics aged 18-29 retain a Catholic identity but are autonomous in selecting responses to interview questions.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Ireland; Identity; Individualism; Ireland; Youth; Habitus
  • Temple and dam, fez and hat: The secular roots of religious politics in Turkey and India.
    Roy, Sruripa (2010)
    Commonwealth and Comparative Politics 48:2: 148-172.

    Based on 2006 interview data; Irish Catholics aged 18-29 retain a Catholic identity but are autonomous in selecting responses to interview questions.


    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; India; Politics, India; Politics, Turkey; Turkey
  • The Secular Transition: Two Worldwide Growth of Mormons, Jehovah's Witnesses, and Seventh-Day Adventists.
    Cragun, Ryan T., and Ronald Lawson (2010)
    Sociology of Religion 71:3: 349-373.

    1960-2006 membership data for 3 religious denominations show economic development curtailing membership growth.

    Associated Search Terms: Development; Jehovah´s Witness; Membership; Modernization; Mormon; Seventh-day Adventist
  • Higher Education and Theological Liberalism: Revisiting the Old Issue.
    Reimer, Samuel H. (2010)
    Sociology of Religion 71:4: 393-408.

    Analyzes interview data from congregations in three U.S. cities from three denominations; exposure to secular theories in higher education liberalizes theological beliefs.

    Associated Search Terms: Episcopal; Education; United Methodist, U.S.A.; Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; Belief
  • The Meaning and Scope of Secularization.
    Dobbelaere, Karel (2009)
    In Peter B. Clarke (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Religion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 599-615.

    At the macro level, a baseline for the study of secularization would be 13th century Europe; macro, organizational, & individual secularizations are described.

    Associated Search Terms: Rationalization; Differentiation; Individualism; Levels of inclusiveness; Secularization
  • Muslims, religious equality and secularism.
    Modood, Tariq (2009)
    In Geoffrey Brahm Levey and Tariq Modood (eds.) Secularism, Religion and Multicultual Citizenship. New York: Cambridge Univesity Press, pp. 164-185.

    At the macro level, a baseline for the study of secularization would be 13th century Europe; macro, organizational, & individual secularizations are described.


    Associated Search Terms: Secularism; Islam; Equality
  • The relevance of the European model of secularization in Latin America and Africa.
    Martin, David (2009)
    In Hans Joas and Klaus Wiegandt (eds.) Secularization and the World Religions. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, pp. 278-295.

    At the macro level, a baseline for the study of secularization would be 13th century Europe; macro, organizational, & individual secularizations are described.



    Associated Search Terms: Secularization
  • Religious reason and secular affect.
    Mahmood, Saba (2009)
    Critical Inquiry 35: 836-862.

    As secular rationality has come to characterize the state, law, economics, etc., it has altered religion as well.

    Associated Search Terms: Dialectic; Differentiation; Secularization
  • China Challenges Secularization Theory.
    Dobbelaere, Karel (2009)
    Social Compass 56:3: 362-370.

    Comments on 3 previous articles in the same number of Social Compass, which are not particularly sociological but which represent challenges to secularization theory.

    Associated Search Terms: China; Modernity; Secularization
  • The secular and secularisms.
    Casanova, José V. (2009)
    Social Research 76:4: 1049-1066.

    Comments on 3 previous articles in the same number of Social Compass, which are not particularly sociological but which represent challenges to secularization theory.


    Associated Search Terms: Secular; Secularism
  • Patterns of Secularization and Religious Rationalization in Emile Durkheim and Max Weber.
    Goldstein, Warren S. (2009)
    Implicit Religion 12:2: 135-163.

    The linear secularization model is only one theme in classical sociological theory.

    Associated Search Terms: Differentiation; Weber, Max; Secularization; Dialectic; Durkheim, Émile; Rationalization
  • Secularization Patterns in the Old Paradigm.
    Goldstein, Warren S. (2009)
    Sociology of Religion 70:2: 157-178.

    Critique of "old paradigm" secularization is misguided since the paradigm did not speak of a linear process; favors a dialectical model.

    Associated Search Terms: Bellah, Robert N.; Berger, Peter L.; Dialectic; Fenn, Richard K.; Luckmann, Thomas; Luhmann, Niklas; Martin, David A.; Parsons, Talcott; Secularization; Wilson, Bryan R.
  • The Polysemy of the Secular.
    Taylor, Charles (2009)
    Social Research 76:4:1,143-1,166.

    Critique of "old paradigm" secularization is misguided since the paradigm did not speak of a linear process; favors a dialectical model.


    Associated Search Terms: Secularism
  • The religious situation in Europe.
    Casanova, José V. (2009)
    In Hans Joas and Klaus Wiegandt (eds.) Secularization and the World Religions. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, pp. 206-228.

    Critique of "old paradigm" secularization is misguided since the paradigm did not speak of a linear process; favors a dialectical model.



    Associated Search Terms: Europe; Secularization
  • Religion and Modernity in a New Key.
    Vukomanovic, Milan (2009)
    In Danijela Gavrilovic (ed.) Revitalization of Religion. Theoretical and Comparative Approaches. Nis, Serbia: Yugoslav Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, pp. 7-13.

    How one conceptualizes religion & all that religion entails affects assessments of secularization & revitalization.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Sacralization; Modernization; Practice; Discourse; Definition of religion
  • Secularization as European Fate? Results from the Church and Religion in an Enlarged Eruope Project 2006.
    Pickel, Gert (2009)
    In Gert Pickel and Olaf Müller (eds.) Church and Religion in Contemporary Europe. Results from Empirical and Compartive Research. Wiesbaden: Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, pp. 89-123.

    How one conceptualizes religion & all that religion entails affects assessments of secularization & revitalization.


    Associated Search Terms: Europe; Secularization
  • Religion and Gender across Europe.
    Voicu, Malina (2009)
    Social Compass 56:2: 144-162.

    Analyzes 1999 European Values Survey data; secularization undermines traditionalist gender roles derived from religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe; Gender role; Secularization; Women
  • Brazilian Secularity and Minorities in the Biggest Catholic Nation in the World. A Catholic Country?
    Arriada Lorea, Roberto (2009)
    Archives de Sciences Sociales des Religions 146: 81-98.

    This article proposes to reflect on the way minorities can survive under the pressure exerted on them in private, but more importantly in the public realm (executive, legislative and judicial powers), in order to force them to accept the major religion and ethics as “natural” ones for Brazilians.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularism; Pluralism; Minority; Catholic, Brazil; Brazil
  • Secularism in Context: The Relations between the Greek State and the Church of Greece in Crisis.
    Karagiannis, Evangelos (2009)
    European Journal of Sociology 50:1: 133-167.

    This article proposes to reflect on the way minorities can survive under the pressure exerted on them in private, but more importantly in the public realm (executive, legislative and judicial powers), in order to force them to accept the major religion and ethics as “natural” ones for Brazilians.


    Associated Search Terms: State; Greek Orthodox, Greece; Secularism; Greece
  • Towards a New Approach to Secularization: Religion, Education and the State in Denmark, 1721-1900.
    Reeh, Niels (2009)
    Social Compass 56:2: 179-188.

    Teaching religion in Denmark's schools over time reflected changing state interests.

    Associated Search Terms: Denmark; Education; Historical; Secularization; State
  • Atheism, secularity, and wellbeing: How the findings of social science counter negative stereotypes and assumptions.
    Zuckerman, Phil (2009)
    Sociology Compass 3:6: 949-971.

    Teaching religion in Denmark's schools over time reflected changing state interests.


    Associated Search Terms: Atheist; Well-being; Secularism
  • Secularization or the Revival of Religion? Worldviews in 22 Societies: Findings and Suggestions of a Cross-sectional Survey.Säkularisierung oder religiöse Erneuerung? Weltanschauungen in 22 Gesellschaften.
    Meulemann, Heiner (2009)
    In Bertelsmann Stiftung (ed.) What the World Believes: Analyses and Commentary on the Religion Monitor 2008./Woran glaubt die Welt? Analysen und Kommentare zum Religionsmonitor 2008. Gütersloh: Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung, pp. 663-690/691-723.

    Teaching religion in Denmark's schools over time reflected changing state interests.



    Associated Search Terms: Secularization
  • Religious challenges to the secularized identity of an insecure polity: A tentative sociology of Québec's reasonable accommodation debate.
    Gaudreault-DesBiens, Jean-François (2009)
    In Ralph Grillo, Roger Ballard, Alessandro Ferrari, André J. Hoekema, Marcel Maussen and Prakash Shah (eds.) Legal Practice and Cultural Diversity. Surrey, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 151-176.

    Teaching religion in Denmark's schools over time reflected changing state interests.




    Associated Search Terms: Accommodation; Canada, Quebec; Identity, national; Politics, Canada; Secularism
  • Die säkulare Option. Ihr Aufstieg und ihre Folgen.
    Joas, Hans (2009)
    Deutsche Zeitschrift für Philosophie 57: 293-300.

    Teaching religion in Denmark's schools over time reflected changing state interests.





    Associated Search Terms: Secularization
  • Die Auflösung des Religiösen.
    Bourdieu, Pierre (2009)
    In Pierre Bourdieu, Religion: Schriften zur Kultursoziologie 5. Konstanz: UVK, pp. 243-249.

    Teaching religion in Denmark's schools over time reflected changing state interests.






    Associated Search Terms: Secularization
  • Laïcisation, forme manifeste de la sécularisation.
    Dobbelaere, Karel (2009)
    In F. Foret (ed.) Politique et religion en France et en Belgique. Bruxelles: Éditions de l’Université de Bruxelles, pp. 31–46.

    Teaching religion in Denmark's schools over time reflected changing state interests.







    Associated Search Terms: Laïcité; Secularization
  • Desecularization of the World in Sociological Theory.
    Gavrilovic, Danijela (2009)
    In Danijela Gavrilovic (ed.) Revitalization of Religion. Theoretical and Comparative Approaches. Nis, Serbia: Yugoslav Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, pp. 25-30.

    Review of the literature.

    Associated Search Terms: Sacralization; Secularization
  • Europas Angst vor der Religion.
    Casanova, José V. (2009)
    Berlin: Berlin University Press.

    Review of the literature.


    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Democracy; Europe
  • Is there an Eastern european pattern of secularisation?
    Martin, David (2009)
    In Šimon Marincák (ed.) Religion; Problem or Promise? The Role of Religion and the Integration of Europe. Košice, Slovakia: Centrum spirituality Východ – Západ Michala Lacka .

    Review of the literature.



    Associated Search Terms: Europe, eastern; Secularization
  • The Nonformative Elements of Religious Life: Questioning the 'Sociology of Spirituality' Paradigm.
    Wood, Matthew (2009)
    Social Compass 56:2: 237-248.

    Relativization undermines religious authority & appears to counter claims of contemporary religious vitality.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Relativization; Secularization
  • Canada's Dataless Debate about Religion: The Precarious Role of Research in Identifying Implicit and Explicit Religion.
    Bibby, Reginald W. (2009)
    Implicit Religion 12:3: 251-269.

    Critique of the application of impliict religion to Canada; such use amounts to a denial of data.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada; Implicit religion; Secularization
  • "We don't do God": The long divorce of religion and national identity in Britain 1832-2008.
    Bruce, Steve (2009)
    Journal for the Study of British Cultures 16:2: 69-76.

    Critique of the application of impliict religion to Canada; such use amounts to a denial of data.


    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Identity, national; Secularization
  • Les trois vagues de la sécularisation des consciences en Espagne.
    Pérez-Agote, Alfonso (2009)
    Social Compass 56:2: 189-201.

    Sees 3 stages in a progressive decline of Catholicism in Spain.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Spain; Historical; Secularization; Spain
  • The Importance of Protestantism in Max Weber's Theory of Secularisation.
    Carroll, Anthony J. (2009)
    European Journal of Sociology 50:1: 61-95.

    Sees 3 stages in a progressive decline of Catholicism in Spain.


    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Secularization; Weber, Max
  • A Christian Cancellation of the Secularist Truce? Waning Christian Religiosity and Waxing Religious Deprivatization in the West.
    Achterberg, Peter, Dick Houtman, Stef Aupers, Willem de Koster, Peter Mascini, and Jeroen van der Waal (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:4: 687-701.

    1998 survey data from 18 western nations & 1970-96 Dutch survey data show the number of Christians inversely related to their support for public religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Public religion; Netherlands; Privatization
  • Forcierte Säkularität, Religiöser Wandel und Generationendynamik im Osten Deutschlands.
    Wohlrab-Sahr, Monika, Uta Karstein, and Thomas Schmidt-Lux (2009)
    Frankfurt am main: Campus.

    1998 survey data from 18 western nations & 1970-96 Dutch survey data show the number of Christians inversely related to their support for public religion.


    Associated Search Terms: Change; Generations; Germany, East; Persecution; Secularism
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