Search for dissertations about: "The Sociology of Religion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 60 swedish dissertations containing the words The Sociology of Religion.

  1. 1. The Political Sociology of Religion : The Impact of Religion on Political Attitudes and Behaviors in Secularizing European Societies

    Author : Weiqian Xia; Jens Rydgren; Sunnee Billingsley; Mikael Hjerm; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; secularization; politics and religion; religious cleavage; political institution; political articulation; political attitudes; voting behaviors; contextual effects; party polarization; radical right parties; immigrant religions; political participation; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : European societies have experienced extensive secularization. However, the impact of religion in governing people’s political attitudes and behaviors persists, which has been enhanced by several recent developments, including the growing salience of religious and conservative values for the remaining committed religious people, the rise of radical right parties that use Christianity in their anti-immigrant and nationalist rhetoric, and the increasing number of immigrants from outside Europe that contribute to the diversification of religion in European societies. READ MORE

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

    Author : Ola Agevall; Växjö universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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; Sociology;

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  3. 3. The Antisemitic Origins of Islamist Violence : A Study of the Muslim Brotherhood and the Islamic State

    Author : Evin Ismail; Mats Franzén; Noha Mellor; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Islamism; Antisemitism; The Muslim Brotherhood; The Islamic State; Terrorism; Political Violence; Anti-Shiism; The Sahwa movement; Sayyid Qutb; Social identity theory; Islamist Antisemitism; Genocide.; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : The rise of the Islamic State, and its antisemitic ideology, has led to violence against Jews in Europe and a genocide of Shia Muslims in Iraq. This thesis investigates the causes and origins of Islamist antisemitic violence from a social identity perspective. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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 : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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

  5. 5. Tricks of the Medical Trade : Cunning in the Age of Bureaucratic Austerity

    Author : Mani Shutzberg; Fredrik Svenaeus; Roland Paulsen; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : Being a “good” doctor nowadays involves more than having virtues and capacities conducive to the content of encounters between physicians and patients. Physicians can and must be able to act on the surrounding conditions of the doctor-patient encounter, in order to keep external interests at bay. READ MORE