Search for dissertations about: "The Sociology of Religion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 swedish dissertations containing the words The Sociology of Religion.

  1. 1. A Science of Unique Events : Max Weber's Methodology of the Cultural Sciences

    Author : Ola Agevall; Växjö universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; Science of Univque Events; Infinite manifod; Governing point of view; History; Cultural Science; Value relations; historical individual; Objective possibility; Adequate cause; Ideal type; Sociology; Sociologi; History of science; Vetenskapshistoria; Theory of science; Vetenskapsteori; Sociology; Sociologi; Science of unique events; governing point of view; history; cultural science; value relations; objective possibility; adequate cause; ideal type; Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

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  2. 2. Public Religions in Swedish Media : A Study of Religious Actors on Three Newspaper Debate Pages 2001-2011

    Author : Marta Axner; Mia Lövheim; Anders Sjöborg; Knut Lundby; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; religion; media; public sphere; public religion; content analysis; mixed-methods; media logic; public debate; secularization; post-secular; mediatization; Sociology of Religion; Religionssociologi;

    Abstract : This study addresses issues concerning religion in the public sphere, brought about by the debates over the perceived resurgence of religion and the post-secular. The aim is to analyze the participation of religious actors in the public, using three newspaper debate pages as the empirical material. READ MORE

  3. 3. The second wave : the Urak Lawoi after the tsunami in Thailand

    Author : Ann-Charlotte Granbom; Christer Lindberg; Thomas Malm; Peter Ian Crawford; Sweden Lund University; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Urak Lawoi; Chao Ley; sea nomads; sea gypsies; sea people; Thailand; disaster; vulnerability; resilience; tourism development; land policies; Indigenous people; Religion; Urak Lawoi; Turismvetenskap; Tsunami; landrättigheter; Thailand; Havsnomader; ursprungsfolk; visuell antropologi; havsfolk; sårbarhet; religion;

    Abstract : Urak Lawoi är en ursprungsbefolkning i Andamansjön som bl.a. bor på kända turistöar som Phuket, Phi Phi, Ko Lanta Yai och Ko Lipe utanför Thailands västkust. Deras språk och kultur skiljer sig från övriga thailändares, inte minst ifråga om kunskap att navigera på havet. READ MORE

  4. 4. The In-between Church : A Study of the Church of England's Role in Society through the Prism of Welfare

    Author : Martha Middlemiss Lé Mon; Anders Bäckström; Per Pettersson; Linda Woodhead; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Church of England; contemporary society; Europe; individual; institutional religion; late modernity; religious change; social welfare; welfare systems; Sociology of religion; Religionssociologi; Sociology of Religion; Religionssociologi;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis has been to explore the role of institutional religion in western Europe between individual and society. This is achieved through an empirical study of the role of the Church of England at local level, using the area of social welfare as the prism through which broader issues of the place of the Church in society can be brought to light. READ MORE

  5. 5. What Counts as Religion in Sociology? : The Problem of Religiosity in Sociological Methodology

    Author : Erika Willander; Sandra Torres; Jørgen Straarup; Sverker Sikström; James A Beckford; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; sociology of religion; theory and method; religious affiliation; religious beliefs; religious practice; religious mainstream; sacred; religiosity; spirituality; secularization; Sweden; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to contribute to the ongoing critical discussion within the sociology of religion by focusing on the seldom considered perspective of methodology. As such, it consists of a theoretical part that problematizes the ways in which religion has been analyzed, and an empirical part that develops how religiosity can be approached in sociological studies. READ MORE