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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

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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.

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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).

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6 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Religion and rational choice

Bruce, S., Apr 2011, The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Religion. McCleary, R. M. (ed.). New York, NY, USA: Oxford University Press, (Oxford Handbooks in Economics).

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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)

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2010

Secularisation in the UK and the USA

Bruce, S., 28 May 2010, Secularisation in the Christian World. Brown, C. G. & Snape, M. (eds.). Abingdon: Ashgate Publishing Ltd., p. 205-218 14 p. 13

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Open Access

Secularization

Bruce, S., 13 Apr 2010, The new Blackwell companion to the sociology of religion. Turner, B. S. (ed.). Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell , p. 125-140 16 p. (Blackwell Companions to Sociology).

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Secularization in the UK and USA

Bruce, S., 1 Apr 2010, Secularization in the Christian world. Brown, C. & Snape, M. (eds.). Farnham, United Kingdom: Ashgate , p. 205-218 14 p.

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2009

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).

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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).

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The spiritual revolution: Another false dawn for the sacred

Voas, D. & Bruce, S., 15 Sep 2007, A Sociology of Spirituality. Flanagan, K. & Jupp, P. C. (eds.). Aldershot, United Kingdom: Ashgate , p. 43-62 20 p. (Theology and Religion in Interdisciplinary Perspective Series in Association With the Bsa Sociology of Religion Study Group).

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2006

Science and religion

Bruce, S., 18 Dec 2006, The Blackwell Encyclopaedia of Sociology. Ritzer, G. (ed.). Blackwell

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Secularization

Bruce, S., 20 Jan 2006, The Blackwell Companion to Study of Religion. Segal, R. (ed.). Oxford, United Kingdom: Blackwell, p. 413-429 (Blackwell Companions to Religion).

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What the secularization paradigm really entails

Bruce, S., 2006, Religiösitat in der säkularierten Welt. Franzmann, M., Gartner, C. & Kock, N. (eds.). Leske + Budrich, p. 49-62

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2004

Fondamentalisme, conversion et sécularisation

Bruce, S., 2004, Le Protestantisme Évangélique: Un Christianisme de Conversion. Fath, S. (ed.). Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols , p. 259-269 (Bibliothèque de l'Ecole des Hautes Etudes, Sciences Religieuses (BEHE); no. 121).

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Religion and violence: Paisley and Ulster evangelicals

Bruce, S., 2004, Nothing but Trouble? Religion and the Irish Problem. Kennedy, D. (ed.). The Irish Association, p. 30-44

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15 Citations (Scopus)

Sociology of conversion: the last twenty-five years

Bruce, S., 2004, Conversion in Modern Times. Gossman, M. (ed.). Editions Peeters, p. 1-12

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The social organization of diffuse beliefs and the future of cultic religion

Bruce, S., 30 Jun 2004, Patterns and Processes of Religious Change in Modern Industrial Societies: Europe and the United States. O'Leary, R. & Crockett, A. (eds.). Lampeter, United Kingdom: Edwin Mellen Press, p. 231-254 (Studies in Religion and Society).

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The strange death of Protestant Britain

Bruce, S., 29 Apr 2004, Rethinking Ethnicity: Majority Groups and Dominant Minorities. Kaufmann, E. P. (ed.). London, United Kingdom: Routledge, p. 116-135

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3 Citations (Scopus)
2003

Religion

Bruce, S., 27 Mar 2003, Governing America: The Politics of a Divided Democracy . Singh, R. (ed.). Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press, p. 410-427

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Religious beliefs and differences

Bruce, S. & Glendinning, A., 15 Apr 2003, Devolution: Scottish Answers to Scottish Questions. Bromley, C., Curtice, J., Hinds, K. & Park, A. (eds.). Edinburgh, United Kingdom: Edinburgh University Press, p. 86-115 35 p.

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The demise of Christianity in Britain

Bruce, S., 2003, Predicting Religion: Christian, Secular and Alternative Futures . Davie, G., Heelas, P. & Woodhead, L. (eds.). Aldershot, United Kingdom: Ashgate , p. 53-63 (Religion & theloogy in interdisciplinary perspective).

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11 Citations (Scopus)

The poverty of economism or the social limits on maximising

Bruce, S., 15 Apr 2003, Sacred Markets, Sacred Canopies: Essays on Religious Markets and Religious Pluralism. Jelen, T. G. (ed.). Oxford, United Kingdom: Rowan-Littlefield, p. 167-185

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2002

The problems of a liberal religion: a sociologist’s view

Bruce, S., 29 Mar 2002, The Future of Liberal Theology. Chapman, M. D. (ed.). Aldershot, United Kingdom: Ashgate , p. 221-241

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2001

Fundamentalism: the new Christian right

Bruce, S., 22 Nov 2001, International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioural Sciences, Volume 20. Smelser, N. J., Wright, J. D. & Baltes, P. B. (eds.). Oxford, United Kindgom: Elsevier Science , p. 5856-5858 (International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioural Sciences).

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In praise of the history man

Bruce, S., 1 Mar 2001, Restoring the Image: essays on religion and society in honour of David Martin. Walker, A. & Percy, M. (eds.). Sheffield, United Kingdom: Continuum , p. 12-21 (Lincoln Studies in Religion & Society).

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Religion, the global and the post-modern

Bruce, S., 2001, Developments in Sociology, v. 17: An Annual Review. Haralambos, M. (ed.). Harlow, United Kingdom: Causeway Press, p. 1-17 (Developments in Sociology).

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Religious culture in contemporary Britain

Bruce, S., 2 Aug 2001, British Cultural Studies: Geography, Nationality, and Identity . Morley, D. & Robins, K. (eds.). Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press, p. 195-206

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The curious case of the unnecessary recantation: Berger and secularization

Bruce, S., 26 Apr 2001, Berger and the Study of Religion. Woodhead, L., Heelas, P. & Martin, D. (eds.). London, United Kingdom: Taylor & Francis/Routledge, p. 87-100

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25 Citations (Scopus)

Unionism among the paramilitaries

Bruce, S., 2001, The Union: Essays on Ireland and the British Connection. Hanna, R. (ed.). Colourpoint Books, p. 72-81

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2000

Comparing Scotland and Northern Ireland

Bruce, S., 3 Apr 2000, Scotland’s Shame? : Bigotry and Sectarianism in Modern Scotland . Devine, T. (ed.). Mainstream (Edinburgh, Scotland), p. 135-142

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Insignificance

Bruce, S., 8 Jan 2000, Religion in Modern Times: an Interpretive Anthology. Woodhead, L. & Heelas, P. (eds.). Oxford, United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell , p. 141 1 p. (Religion and Spirituality in the Modern World).

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Liberalism cannot sustain itself

Bruce, S., 8 Jan 2000, Religion in Modern Times: an Interpretive Anthology. Woodhead, L. & Heelas, P. (eds.). Oxford, United kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell , p. 101 (Religion and Spirituality in the Modern World).

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Modernization and fundamental egalitarianism

Bruce, S., 8 Jan 2000, Religion in Modern Times: an Interpretive Anthology. Woodhead, L. & Heelas, P. (eds.). Oxford, United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell , p. 423 (Religion and Spirituality in the Modern World).

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Religion, cultural defence, and transition

Bruce, S., 8 Jan 2000, Religion in Modern Times: an Interpretive Anthology. Woodhead, L. & Heelas, P. (eds.). Oxford, United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell , p. 456 (Religion and Spirituality in the Modern World).

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The appeal of prosperity Christianity

Bruce, S., 8 Jan 2000, Religion in Modern Times: an Interpretive Anthology. Woodhead, L. & Heelas, P. (eds.). Oxford, United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell , p. 194 1 p. (Religion and Spirituality in the Modern World).

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The New Age and Secularization

Bruce, S., 14 Feb 2000, Beyond the New Age: Alternative Spirituality in Britain. Sutcliffe, S. & Bowman, M. (eds.). Edinburgh, United Kingdom: Edinburgh University Press, p. 200-220

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The social process of secularization

Bruce, S., 27 Nov 2000, The Blackwell Companion to Sociology of Religion. Fenn, R. (ed.). Oxford, United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell , p. 249-263 (Blackwell Companions to Religion).

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