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BOK: Furseth, Inger and Pål Repstad 2006. An Introduction to the Sociology of Religion. Classical and Contemporary Perspectives. Aldershot: Ashgate. (234 pages)

Religion in contemporary societies: secularization, post- secularity or religious complexity?

*Berger, Peter L. 1999. The Desecularization of the World: A Global Overview. I The Desecularization of the World. Resurgent Reigion and World Politics, redigert av Peter L. Berger, 1-18. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm B. Eerdmans. (18 s.)

*Casanova, José 1994. Public Religions in the Modern World. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 3-39 (Introduction,  kap. 1) (37 s.)

BOK: Furseth, Inger (red.) 2015. Religionens tilbakekomst i offentligheten? Religion, politikk, stat og sivilsamfunn i Norge siden 1980-tallet. Oslo: Universitetsforlaget. (186 s.)

@Habermas, Jurgen 2006. Religion in the Public Sphere. European Journal of Philosophy 14(1): 1-25. (26 s.) Available online

@Marler, Penny Long 2008. Religious Change in the West: Watch the Women. In: Aune, Kristin, Sonya Sharma and Giselle Vincett (eds.) Women and Religion in the West. Challenging Secularization. Aldershot: Ashgate, 23-56 (34 s.) (e-bok)

Muslim activism

*Jacobsen, Christine M. 2005. The Quest for Authenticity: Islamization Amongst Muslim Youth in Norway. I Jocelyne Cesari and Seán McLoughlin (red.) European Muslims and the Secular State, 155-168. Alderhot: Ashgate (14 s.)

@Jeldtoft, Nada 2010. Lived Islam: Religious Identity with “Non-Organized” Muslim Minorities. Ethnic and Racial Studies 1-18. (18 s.) Available online

@Kastoryano, Riva and Mirian Schader 2014. A Comparative View of Ethnicity and Political Engagement. Annual Review of Sociology 40:241-260. (20s.) Available online

@Mahmood, Saba 2001. Feminist Theory, Embodiment, and the Docile Agent: Some Reflections on the Egyptian Islamic Revival. Cultural Anthropology 16(2): 202-236. (35 s.) Available online


Fundamentalism and radicalization

*Bruce, Steve 2008. Fundamentalism. 2 utg. Cambridge: Polity. (kap. 1) (14 s.)

@Della Porta, Donatella og Sidney Tarrow 2012. Interactive Diffusion: The Coevolution of Police and Protest Behavior With an Application to Transnational Contention. Comparative Political Studies 45(1): 119-152. (33 s.)

*Furseth, Inger 2011. Why in the City? Explaining Urban Fundamentalism. I Nezar AlSayyad and Mejgan Massoumi (red.) The Fundamentalist City? Religiosity and the remaking of urban space, 27-50. London: Routledge. (24 s.).

@Hegghammer, Thomas 2012. The recruiter’s dilemma: Signalling and rebel recruitment tactics. Journal of Peace Research 50(1): 3-16. (14 s.)

@Kirby, Aidan 2007. The London Bombers as “Self-Starters”: A Case Study in Indigenous Radicalization and the Emergence of Autonomous Cliques”. Studies in Conflict & Terrorism 30: 415-28. (14 s.)

@Klausen, Jytte 2015. Tweeting the Jihad: Social Media Networks of Western Foreign Fighters in Syria and Iraq. Studies in Conflict & Terrorism 38(1): 1-22. (22 s.)

@Kühle, Lene 2014. Excuse me, which radical organization are you a member of? Reflections on methods to study highly religious but non-organized Muslims. Ethnic and Racial Studies 34(7): 1186-1200. (15 s.)

@Wiktorowicz, Quintan 2002. Islamic Activism and Social Movement Theory: A New Direction for Research. Mediterranean Politics 7(3): 187-211. (25 s.)


Religious violence

*Hall, John R. 2003 Religion and violence: Social Processes in Comparative Perspective. I Michele Dillon (red.) Handbook of the Sociology of Religion, 359-384. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (23 s.)

BOK: Juergensmeyer, Mark 2003. Terror in the Mind of God. The Global Rise of Religious Violence. 3. utg. Berkeley: University of California Press (243 s.).


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