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Research Output 1994 2018

2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

Researching Religion: Why We Need Social Science

Bruce, S., 6 Sep 2018, Oxford: Oxford University Press. 256 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Social Sciences
Religion
Religious Beliefs
Reviewers
Religious Studies
2017

An Empirical Critique of Re-Sacralisation

Bruce, S., 24 May 2017, In : Analyse & Kritik. 39, 1, p. 145-161 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Religion
evidence
religious movement
Christianity
spirituality
10 Downloads (Pure)

Multiple religious belonging: Conceptual advance or secularization denial?

Bruce, S., 26 Oct 2017, In : Open Theology. 3, 1, p. 603-612 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Secularization
Denial
Religion
Popular Religiosity
Religious Pluralism
1 Citation (Scopus)

Sectarianism in the Scottish labour market; what the 2011 census shows

Bruce, S. & Glendinning, T., May 2017, In : Scottish Affairs. 26, 2, p. 163-175 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

census
discrimination
labor market
Religion
social class
2016
5 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

Do Social Crises Cause Religious Revivals? What British Church Adherence Rates Show

Bruce, S. & Voas, D., 2016, In : Journal of Religion in Europe. 9, 1, p. 26-43 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
sociology of religion
social crisis
church
cause
secularization
1 Citation (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Public Religion and Secularization in England: Defending Bryan Wilson

Bruce, S., 2016, In : European Journal of Sociology. 57, 2, p. 375-384 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
secularization
Religion
sociology
paradigm
Values
1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Reconciling Supply-Side and Secularization: Three Scottish Islands

Bruce, S., May 2016, In : Nordic Journal of Religion and Society. 29, 1, p. 1-17 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Secularization
Religion
Religiosity
Religious Diversity
Orkney
7 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

The sociology of late secularization: social divisions and religiosity

Bruce, S., Dec 2016, In : The British Journal of Sociology. 67, 4, p. 613-631 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
secularization
sociology
Religion
faith
twentieth century
2015
4 Downloads (Pure)

A British perspective on the critical sociology of religion: A response to Mary Jo Neitz

Bruce, S., 1 Aug 2015, In : Critical Research on Religion. 3, 2, p. 206-2016 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Religion
Sociology of Religion
Cells
Outsider
Sociologists
13 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Late Secularization and Religion as Alien

Bruce, S., 1 Jan 2015, In : Open Theology. 1, 1, p. 13-23 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Secularization
Religion
Revival
Carrier
Religious Conversion
2014

History, Sociology, and Secularisation

Bruce, S., 1 May 2014, Secularisation: New Historical Perspectives. Hartney, C. (ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press, p. 190-213 24 p. 11

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Remaining religion in England

Glendinning, T. & Bruce, S., Jan 2014, In : Rangsit Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities. 1, 1, p. 9-20 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

England
Religion
Diary
Sunday
Diarist

Scottish Gods: Religion in Modern Scotland 1900-2010

Bruce, S., 17 Mar 2014, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. 256 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Sectarian discrimination in local councils and myth-making

Bruce, S., Nov 2014, In : Scottish Affairs. 23, 4, p. 445-453 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

party history
myth
discrimination
Religion
worker

The Sacred in the Modern World: A Cultural Sociological Approach

Bruce, S., Aug 2014, In : Scottish Journal of Theology. 67, 3, p. 369-370 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

2 Citations (Scopus)

The secularization of Scotland

Bruce, S., 2014, In : International Journal for the Study of the Christian Church. 14, 2, p. 193-206 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Secularization
Religion
Scotland
Imposition
Spirituality

The sixties and beyond. Dechristianization in north America and western Europe, 1945-2000

Bruce, S., Oct 2014, In : The Journal of Ecclesiastical History. 65, 4, p. 953-954 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

2013

Amerika ist keine Ausnahme

Translated title of the contribution: America is No ExceptionBruce, S., 8 Apr 2013, Moderne und Religion: Kontroversen un Modernitat unde Sakulaisierung. Willems, U., Pollack, D., Basu, H., Gutmann, T. & Sphon, U. (eds.). transcrip Verlag, p. 331-354 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

6 Citations (Scopus)

Authority and Freedom: Economics and Secularization

Bruce, S., 28 Dec 2013, Religions as Brands: New Perspectives on the Marketization of Religion and Spirituality. Usunier, J-C. & Stolz, J. (eds.). Routledge, p. 191-204 14 p. 12. (AHRC/ESRC Religion and Society Series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Economics
Secularization
Authority
Trustees
Chapel
2 Citations (Scopus)

Further Thoughts on Church Growth and Secularization

Bruce, S., 2013, In : Journal of Religion in Europe. 6, 3, p. 316-320 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Secularization
Religion
Congregations
Refutation
97 Downloads (Pure)

'It's All for Girls': re-visitng the gender gap in New Age spiritualities

Trzebiatowska, M. & Bruce, S., 2013, In : Studia Religiologica. 46, 1, p. 17-33 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spirituality
New Age
Religion
Elective Affinity
Well-being

Local provision of percutaneous coronary intervention increases stenting rates and reduces length of hospital stay in remote regional centre

Bruce, S., Smith, J. A. L., Atherton, I. & Leslie, S. J., 29 Apr 2013, In : Rural and Remote Health. 13, 1, p. 1-8 8 p., 2136.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Length of Stay
Acute Coronary Syndrome
management
increased efficiency
3 Citations (Scopus)

Motive and opportunity: British Christian parties 1997-2011

Bruce, S., Mar 2013, In : Politics and Religion. 6, 1, p. 3-24 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Religion
Christian Right
Electoral Reform
Political Parties
Contests
26 Citations (Scopus)

Post-Secularity and Religion in Britain: An Empirical Assessment

Bruce, S., 2013, In : Journal of Contemporary Religion. 28, 3, p. 369-384 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

secularization
Religion
paradigm
Secularization
Secularity

Religion in Ashworthy 1958-2011: A sociology classic revisited

Bruce, S., 1 Nov 2013, In : Rural Theology. 11, 2, p. 92-102 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sociology
Religion
Disappearance
Religious Life
1950s

Religion in Gosforth, 1951-2011: A Sociology Classic Revisited

Bruce, S., May 2013, In : Rural Theology. 11, 1, p. 39-49 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sociology
Religion
Cumbria
Disappearance
Parish
8 Citations (Scopus)

Secularization and church growth in the UK

Bruce, S., 2013, In : Journal of Religion in Europe. 6, 3, p. 273-296 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Secularization
Paradigm
Refutation

The Other Secular Modern: an empirical critique of Asad

Bruce, S., 1 Dec 2013, In : Religion and Society. 4, 1, p. 79-92 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Religion
Modern State
Marginalization
Liberal Democracy
Religious Minorities
2012
4 Citations (Scopus)

Patronage and secularization: social obligation and church support

Bruce, S., Sep 2012, In : The British Journal of Sociology. 63, 3, p. 533-552 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

secularization
clientelism
obligation
employer
church

Politics and Religion in the United Kingdom

Bruce, S., 2012, London: Routledge. 191 p. (Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Studying religious change through replication: some methodological issues

Bruce, S., 2012, In : Method & theory in the study of religion. 24, 2, p. 166-182 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Sciences
Replication
Religious Life
Religious Change
Post-war Period
83 Citations (Scopus)

Why are women more religious than men?

Trzebiatowska, M. & Bruce, S., 20 Sep 2012, Oxford: Oxford University Press. 205 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Religion
Social Research
Spirituality
Church History
Summary
2011
6 Citations (Scopus)

Methodism and Mining in County Durham, 1881-1991

Bruce, S., 1 Sep 2011, In : Northern History. 48, 2, p. 337-355 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methodism
Easter
Church of England
Interaction
Chapel
15 Citations (Scopus)

Secularisation, church and popular religion

Bruce, S., Jul 2011, In : The Journal of Ecclesiastical History. 62, 3, p. 543-561 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Popular Religion
Secularization
Religion
Yorkshire
Fishing

Secularization and Economic Models of Religious Behavior

Bruce, S., Jan 2011, The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Religion. McCleary, R. M. (ed.). Oxford University Press (OUP)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Secularization
Economics
Denomination
Nobel prize
Costs and benefits
2010

Religion in rural Wales: four restudies

Bruce, S., Aug 2010, In : Contemporary Wales. 23, 1, p. 219-239 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wales
Parish
Religion
1950s
Secularization
23 Citations (Scopus)

When was secularization? Dating the decline of the British churches and locating its cause

Bruce, S. & Glendinning, T., Mar 2010, In : The British Journal of Sociology. 61, 1, p. 107-126 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

secularization
church
family formation
cause
cultural change
2009

Paisley: religion and politics in Northern Ireland

Bruce, S., 16 Apr 2009, Second ed. Oxford University Press. 328 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Northern Ireland
Religion
Modernity
Acquaintance
Liberal Democracy

Paisley: Religion and Politics in Northern Ireland

Bruce, S., 16 Apr 2009, 2nd ed. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. 312 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Northern Ireland
Religion
Modernity
Afterword
Acquaintance

Religion in the Northern Ireland conflict

Bruce, S., 2009, In : Annali di Storia dell’Esegesi. 26, 2, p. 301-323 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Secularisation and politics

Bruce, S., 18 Nov 2009, The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Politics. Haynes, J. (ed.). Abingdon, United Kingdom: Routledge, p. 145-158 14 p. (Routledge International Handbooks).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The importance of social science in the study of religion

Bruce, S., 2009, In : Fieldwork in Religion. 4, 1, p. 8-29 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Sciences
Religion
Centrality
Spirituality
Ethnographic
2008

Fundamentalism

Bruce, S., 18 Mar 2008, 2nd ed. Polity Press. 160 p. (Key Concepts)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Fundamentalism
Religion
Fundamentalists
Social Sciences
Christian Right
2007

God, Gaelic and needlepoint: Religion as a social accomplishment

Bruce, S., 7 Sep 2007, The Role of Religion in Modern Societies. Pollack, D. & Olson, D. V. A. (eds.). London, United Kingdom: Routledge, p. 49-62 14 p. (Routledge Advances in Sociology).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Paisley: Religion and Politics in Northern Ireland

Bruce, S., 6 Sep 2007, Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. 336 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Northern Ireland
Religion
Modernity
Acquaintance
Liberal Democracy
14 Citations (Scopus)

Religious Toleration and Organisational Typologies

Bruce, S. & Voas, D., 2007, In : Journal of Contemporary Religion. 22, 1, p. 1-17 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sect
denomination
typology
church
secularization