Comparative Social Research: Religious Institutions 1991 (Comparative Social Research) by Craig Calhoun

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  • Social research & statistics,
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  • Social Sciences Research,
  • Sociology

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Comparative Social Research: Religious Institutions: [Craig Calhoun] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Comparative Social Research Edited by Craig Calhoun, Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina Vol Religious Institutionspp.

$ ISBN CONTENTS: Introduction, Craig Calhoun, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. The Genesis and Structure of the Religious Field. Lipset draws material from a number of sources: historical accounts, critical interpretations of art, aggregate statistics and survey data, as well as studies of law, religion and government.

Drawing a vivid portrait of the two countries, Continental Divide represents some of the best comparative social and political research. In our study, the social phenomena of interest were religious and governmental responses to the AIDS epidemic.

The social institutions were religious traditions, at both the community Cited by: Religious institutions and sexual scandals: A comparative study of Catholicism in Ireland, South Africa, and the United States November International Journal of Comparative Sociology 55(4. Many of the predominantly Orthodox countries surveyed have centuries-old national churches, such as the Greek Orthodox Church, Russian Orthodox Church and Armenian Apostolic Church, and there is popular support for these institutions File Size: 3MB.

COMPARATIVE RELIGION SPRING Survey of feminism’s impact on the religious commitments of women and on traditional religious institutions, beliefs, and practices. Feminist scholarship in the study of scriptural texts and other long project based on primary-source research in the religious File Size: 1MB.

In this chapter I examine the role of religion in politics. I focus on four major influences: (1) religious identity, (2) religious worldviews, beliefs, doctrines and theologies, (3) religious legitimacy, and (4) religious institutions. SIMILARITY. In a way religion can be seen as a medium in itself; it is sometimes considered to form a channel between the self and God that consists of a set of institutions, authorities and practices, such as churches, holy texts File Size: KB.

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Open Access and Research Funding; Open Access for Librarians; Institutional Configurations and Trust in Religious Institutions in Muslim Societies In: International Journal of Comparative Sociology. Author: Comparative Social Sciences, Social Cited by: 3.

He is a two time recipient of a grant from the Institute for Social Research and has published numerous articles in or contributions to the European Journal of Political Research, Comparative Politics, Comparative Sociology, International Journal of Comparative 5/5(1).

The World's Religions: Our Great Wisdom Traditions was originally published in As I said before this book tells about the different religions over the world, as I read I saw that Smith not only talked about the meaning of the religions, but he also talked about some cases Huston Smith was the one that wrote this book/5.

Temenos is the journal of the Finnish Society for the Study of Religion. The journal was founded in as a joint-publication with the learned societies of Comparative Religion in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden to promote the research.

Religion and Comparative Political Sociology and hierarchical religious institutions can have a positive effect on democratization processes because they make it possible for religious parties. This edited book explores some of these tensions and issues and draws parallels across differing geographical contexts to help enhance our collective and comparative understanding of the role of religious education and institutions Cited by: 2.

Religion in the Public Schools as literature,” include lessons about the role of religion and religious institutions in history or offer courses on comparative religion. media content analysis and other empirical social science research.

Pew Research. Comparative research, simply put, is the act of comparing two or more things with a view to discovering something about one or all of the things being compared.

This technique often utilizes. One overarching question has driven my research as a comparative-historical sociologist: How can we better understand the ways in which religious institutions respond to social, cultural, and demographic change.

I call this line of theoretical and empirical work, “complex religion.” Examining these various research.

On variations in religious forms and the relationships between different religions. Comparative studies of religion. Monotheism, polytheism, and immanentist religions. Indigenous or first nation spiritualities. Inter-religious harmony. Interfaith dialogue.

Religious. Religious institutions were responsible for the care of the mentally ill. A major change occurred when Charcot1 and his pupil Freud2 associated religion with hysteria and neurosis.

This created a divide between religion and mental health care Cited by: One definition is that institutions are stable patterns of behavior that define, govern, and constrain action.

Another definition is that an institution is an organization or other formal social structure that governs a. religion. Key words: religion, comparative politics, international relations, constructivism, and ‘false.’8 While modernization has some secularizing effects on individual belief and social institutions, it has had many other effects as well, including the resurgence of religious identities, the adaptation of religious institutions File Size: KB.

Table of Contents. Introduction: Religious responses to HIV and AIDS: Understanding the role of religious cultures and institutions in confronting the epidemic Miguel Muñoz-Laboy, Jonathan Garcia, Joyce Moon-Howard, Patrick A.

Wilson and Richard Parkerreligious. Pioneering the exploration of contemplative practice and experience with a comparative perspective that ranges over multiple religious traditions, religious studies, philosophy, neuroscience, and the cognitive science of religion, this book is a landmark contribution to the fields of contemplative practice and religious.

Pursuant to promoting development of a culture of peace and mutual respect in the Holy Land, the Council of Religious Institutions of the Holy Land commissioned this study of how Israeli and File Size: 1MB.

This is a comparative study of the interaction between monasticism and society in Theravada Buddhism and medieval Catholicism. Building on Weber's classical analysis of religious virtuosity on one hand, and opposing recent comparative historical sociology's neglect of structures of meaning on the other, the author demonstrates the combined impact of religious.

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Sociology of religion is the study of the beliefs, practices and organizational forms of religion using the tools and methods of the discipline of sociology. This objective investigation may include the use of.

Religion, he acknowledged, is a matter of faith, and faith is not provable or disprovable through scientific inquiry.

Rather, Durkheim tried to understand the role played by religion in social life and the impact on religion of social structure and social change.

In short, he treated religion as a social institution. While some people think of religion as something individual because religious beliefs can be highly personal, religion is also a social institution. Social scientists recognize that religion exists as an organized and integrated set of beliefs, behaviors, and norms centered on basic social needs and values.

Moreover, religion. This fourth revised edition is the leading Canadian legal text on the law relating to religious institutions. Previous editions have been frequently cited in and by all levels of Canadian courts as legally authoritative.

Drawing on legal, historical, and theological sources, it deals with almost every area in which the laws of Canada interact with matters of religion or religious institutions.

Introduction. Social scientists have long recognized the important relationship between education and economic growth. More educated societies often have higher worker productivity, greater life expectancy and are also quicker to adopt new technologies (Schultz,Becker,Drèze and Sen, ).

1 Despite the numerous social Cited by: HANDBOOK OF THE SOCIOLOGY OF RELIGION Religion is a critical construct for understanding contemporary social life.

It il- 16 Religious Identities and Religious Institutions Nancy T. Ammerman 17 Religion and the New Immigrants Social Processes in Comparative Perspective John R.

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The pluralization of modern forms of religious authority opens up a research agenda that goes beyond public opinion and formal institutions. Religious organizations may use direct mail, lobbying, mass mobilization, political commissions, advertising, social Author: Jeremy Menchik.

He is the author or editor of four books and author or coauthor of more than journal articles (in such journals as the American Political Science Review, Perspectives on Politics, PS: Political Science and Politics, Comparative Political Studies, Comparative Politics, Political Science Quarterly, Political Research Quarterly, Social.

Religious institutions, which contribute to understanding of and mobilization in response to illness, play a major role in structuring social, political, and cultural responses to HIV and AIDS.

We used institutional ethnography to explore how religious Cited by:   Religious institutions, which contribute to understanding of and mobilization in response to illness, play a major role in structuring social, political, and cultural responses to HIV and AIDS.

We used institutional ethnography to explore how religious Cited by: Lorna's research shows a steady decline in religious participation in her small community in Texas and, thus, a decline in the social and political power of religious institutions there.

Sociologists refer to this process as: A fundamental social institution concerned with providing adequate economic, social. A descriptive, interpretive, comparative and historical field, its coursework prepares students to become well-informed, independent, and creative thinkers equipped with the methods and theories necessary to study religious .State Religion, Elites, and Popular Religion in a Syncretistic Milieu The analysis here focuses on typical patterns of religious ac-tion of three social categories: the dominant class of scholar-officials (the literati), the religious elites of Buddhist and Taoist religious institutions.Research on Religion Podcast Series.

Google Scholar Page. SSRN Page. Anthony Gill (Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles) is a professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Washington, adjunct professor of Sociology at the UW, and a Distinguished Senior Fellow at Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion.

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