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Publications

Below are a list of publications sorted by publication data which use the RAS dataset. If you are aware of any publications using the RAS dataset which are not on this list, please contact Jonathan Fox (click here to email).

The RAS project sends periodic e-mail notices of updates to the dataset and of new publications using the data. To be added to the mailing list please contact Jonathan Fox (click here to email).


Books

Nukhet Sandal & Jonathan Fox. Religion in International Relations Theory: Concepts, Tools, and Debates, (London: Routledge, 2013).

Jonathan Fox. An Introduction to Religion and Politics: Theory and Practice, (London, UK: Routledge, 2013)

Jonathan Fox, ed. Religion, Politics, Society, and the State, (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012).

Carsten Anckar. Religion and Democracy: A Worldwide Comparison, (New York, NY: Routledge, 2011).

Müller Olaf Kirchlichkeit und Religiosität in Ostmittel- und Osteuropa. Entwicklungen - Muster - Bestimmungsgründe. (Church religion and religiosity in Central and Eastern Europe. Developments - Pattern - Determinants), Wiesbaden: Springer VS., 2013, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-531-19851-4.

Eric Uslaner The Bulging Pocket and the Rule of Law: Corruption, Inequality, and Trust (Cambridge University Press, 2008).

Jonathan Fox A World Survey of Religion and the State, (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008)

Articles & Book Chapters

[forthcoming]

Jonathan Fox & Yasimin Akbaba "Restrictions on the Religious Practices of Religious Minorities: A Global Survey" Political Studies, (Forthcoming).

[2014]

Helberg, Marc "Opposing Muslims and the Muslim Headscarf in Western Europe" European Sociological Review, January 13, 2014, DOI:10.1093/esr/jct038.

Annette Schnabel & Mikael Hjerm "How the Religious Cleavages of Civil Society Shape national Identity" Sage Open, 2014, DOI: 10.1177/2158244014525417.

[2013]

Ben Nun Bloom, Pazit, Gizem Arkian, & Udi Sommer "Globalization, Threat and Religious Freedom" Political Studies, 2013, doi: 10.1111/1467-9248.12060.

David T. Buckley & Luis F. Mantilla "God and Governance: Development, State Capacity, and the Regulation of Religion" Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 52 (2), 2013, 328-348.

Jonathan Fox "Is it Really God's Century? An Evaluation of Religious Support and Discrimination from 1990 to 2008" Politics & Religion. May 13, 2013, doi:10.1017/S1755048313000230.

Jonathan Fox & Yasemin Akbaba "Securitization of Islam and Religious Discrimination: Religious Minorities in Western Democracies, 1990 to 2008" Comparative European Politics. May 13, 2013, doi: 10.1057/cep.2013.8.

Jonathan Fox "Religious Discrimination against Religious Minorities in Middle Eastern Muslim States" Civil Wars,15 (4), 2013, 454-470.

Gaskins, Ben , Matt Golder, & David Siegel "Religious Participation and Economic Conservatism" American Journal of Political Science, 2013, DOI: 10.1111/ajps.12024.

Lerner, Hanna "Permissive Constitutions, Democracy, and Religious Freedom in India, Indonesia, Israel, and Turkey" World Politics, 65 (4), 2013, 609-655.

Ozgur Ozdamar & Yasemin Akbaba "Religious Discrimination and International Crises: International Effects of Domestic Inequality" Foreign Policy Analysis, 2013, doi: 10.1111/fpa.12016.

Fatima Z. Rahman "The Effects of State-Established Religion on Religious Freedom for Minorities" Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion, 9 (8) 2013, 1-24.

Udi Sommer, Pazit Ben-Nun Bloom, & Gizem Arkian "Does Faith Limit Morality: The Politics of Religion and Corruption" Democratization, 20 (2), 2013, 287-309.

[2012]

Florian Grotsch & Anette Schnabel "Integration-What Integration? The Religious Framing of the European Integration Process between 1990 and 2000" European Societies 14 (4), 2012, 586-610.

Jonathan Fox "The Last Bastion of Secularization" Journal of Contemporary European Studies, 20 (2), 2012, 161-180.

Jonathan Fox "Separation of Religion and State in Stable Christian Democracies: Fact or Myth?" Journal of Law Religion and State, 1 (1), 2012, 60-94.

Jonathan Fox "State Religion and State Repression" in Chris Seiple, Dennis R. Hoover, and Pauletta Otis, eds., Routledge Handbook of Religion and Security, (London: Routledge, 2012), 182-192.

Peter S. Henne, "The Two Swords: Religion-State Connections and Interstate Disputes" Journal of Peace Research 49 (6), 2012, 153-768.

Ekrem Karakic & Birol Baskan "Religion in Politics: How Does Inequality Affect Public Secularization" Comparative Political Studies, 45 (12), 2012, 1510-1541.

Minkenberg, Michael "Christian Identity? European Churches and the Issue of Turkey's EU Membership" Comparative Politics, 10 (2), 2012, 149-179.

Müller, Tim & Anja Neundorf (2012): "The Role of the State in the Repression and Revival of Religiosity in Central Eastern Europe." Social Forces. First published online September 27, 2012, doi:10.1093/sf/sos142.

Gert Pickel "Secularization, Individualization or Market Approach? Results from the 'Church and Religion in an Enlarged Europe' Project" in Janos Wildmann (ed.) Religions and Churches in a Common Europe, Bremen, Germany: Europaeischer Hochschulverlag & Co., 2012.

Ryan J. Rebe "Re-examining the Wall of Separation: A Cross-National Study of Religious Pluralism and Democracy" Politics & Religion, 5 (3), 2012, 655-670.

Ani Sarkission "Religious Regulation and the Muslim Democracy Gap" Politics and Religion, 5 (3), 2012. 501-527.

Alfred Stepan "The Multiple Secularisms of Modern Democratic and Non-Democratic Regimes" in Calhoun, Craig Mark Juergensmeyer, & Jonathan VanAntwerpwn eds. Rethinking Secularism, New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2012, 125-155.

[2011]

Yasemin Akbaba & Jonathan Fox "The Religion and State Minorities Dataset" Journal of Peace Research, 48 (6), 2011, 807-816.

Yasemin Akbaba & Jonathan Fox "Religious Discrimination against Muslim Minorities in Christian Majority Countries: A Unique Case?" Politics, Religion, & Ideology, 12 (4), 2011, 449-470.

Matthias Basedau, Georg Struver, Johannes Vullers & Tim Wegenast "Do Religious Factors Impact Armed Conflict? Empirical Evidence From Sub-Saharan Africa" Terrorism and Political Violence, 23 (5), , 2011, 752-779.

Robert Brathwaite & Andrew Bramsen "Reconceptualizing Church and State: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis of the Separation of Religion and State on Democracy" Politics & Religion, 4 (2), 2011, 229-263.

Nate Breznau, Valerie A. Lykes, Jonathan Kelly, & M.D.R. Evans "A Clash of Civilizations? Preferences for Religious Political Leaders on 86 Nations" Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 50 (4), 2011, 671-691.

Jonathan Fox "Building Composite Measures of Religion and State" Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion, 7 (8), 2011, 1-39.

Jonathan Fox "Out of Sync: The Disconnect Between Constitutional Clauses and State Legislation on Religion" Canadian Journal of Political Science, 44(1), 2011, 59-81.

Jonathan Fox "Separation of Religion and State and Secularism in Theory and in Practice" Religion State & Society, 39 (4), 2011, 384-401.

Jonathan Fox & Nukhet Sandal "State Religious Exclusivity and International Crises between 1990 and 2002" in Patrick James ed. Religion, Identity and Global Governance: Theory, Evidence, and Practice, (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2011), 81-107.

Kuhle, Lene "Concluding Remarks on Religion and State in the Nordic Countries" Nordic Journal of Religion and Society, 24 (2), 2011, 205-213.

Müller, Olaf. "Secularization, Individualization, or (Re)vitalization? The State and Development of Churchliness and Religiosity in Post-Communist Central and Eastern Europe". Religion and Society in Central and Eastern Europe 4 (1), 2011, 21-37.

Oliver Sampson, Lyubomyr Havryluk, Richard Traunmuller, & Ernrico Bertini "Visual Analytics meets Political Science: Visualizing Patterns and Changes in States' Policies Toward Religion" 2011 Discovery Exhibition, http://discoveryexhibition.org/pmwiki.php/Entries/2011Sampson.

Ani Sarkissian, Jonathan Fox, & Yasemin Akbaba "Culture vs. Rational Choice: Assessing the Causes of Religious Discrimination in Muslim States" Nationalism & Ethnic Politics, 17 (4), 2011, 423-446.

Fredrick Solt, Philip Habel, and J. Tobin Grant "Economic Inequality, Relative Power, and Religiosity" Social Science Quarterly, 92 (2), 2011, 447-465.

Isabelle Stadelmann-Steffen and Richard Traunmüller "Der religiöse Faktor in der Familienpolitik. Ein empirischer Test klassischer und neuerer Ansätze im Vergleich von 27 OECD-Ländern" [The Religious Factor in Family Policy. An Empirical Test of Classic and New Approaches in a Comparison of 27 OECD Countries] Zeitschrift für Sozialreform/Journal of Social Policy Research, 57 (4), 2011 383-408.

Richard Traunmuller & M. Freitag, "State Support of Religion: Making or Breaking Faith-Based Social Capital?" Comparative Politics 43(3), 2011, 253-269.

Richard Traunmuller, "Zur Messung von Staat-Kirche-Beziehungen. Eine vergleichende Analyse neuerer Indizes" [Measuring Church-State-Relations. A Comparison of New Indices] Zeitschrift fur Vergleichende Politikwissenschaft, 2011.

Sinisa Zrinscak. "Church State and Society in Post-Communist Europe" in Jack Barbalet, Adam Possami, and Bryan S. Turner, Religion and the State: A Comparative Sociology, London, UK: Anthem Press, 2011.

[2010]

Robert Barro, Jason Hwang, & Rachel McCleary "Religious Conversion in 40 Countries" Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 49 (1), 2010, 15-36.

Feryal M. Cherif. "Culture, Rights, and Norms: Women's Rights Reform in Muslim Countries" Journal of Politics, 72 (4), 2010, 1144-1160. doi:10.1017/S0022381610000587

Michael D. P. Driessen. "Religion. State and Democracy: Analyzing Two Dimensions of Church-State Arrangements" Politics and Religion, 3 (1), 2010, 55-80.

Jonathan Fox "The Future of Civilization and State Religion Policy" Futures, 2010 doi:10.1016/j.futures.2010.01.003

Jonathan Fox "Muslim Hypocrisy: On the Violation of Religious Freedoms" BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 120, November 14, 2010, http://www.biu.ac.il/SOC/besa/perspectives120.html.

Daniel P.S. Goh "State and Social Christianity in Post-colonial Singapore" Sojourn: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia, 25 (1), 2010, 54-89.

William F.S. Miles "Israel's Religious Vote in Comparative Perspective: An Africanist Analysis" Israel Affairs, 16 (1), 2010, 179-200.

Ani Sarkissian "Religious Reestablishment in Post-Communist Polities" Journal of Church and State, 51 (3), 2010, 472-501; doi:10.1093/jcs/csp096

Kwon Seok-Woo & Pia Arenius "Nations of Entrepreneurs: A Social Capital Perspective" Journal of Business Venturing. 25 (3), 2010, 315-330.

Richard Traunmuller "Segen oder Fluch? Zum Einfluss von Staat-Kirche-Beziehungen auf die Vitalitat religioser Zivilgesellschaften im europaischen Vergleich" [Blessing or Curse? The Impact of Church-State-Relations on the Vitality of Religious Civil Societies in European Comparison] In: Antonius Liedhegener & Ines-Jacqueline Werkner (eds.) Religion zwischen Zivilgesellschaft und politischem System. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag, 2010, 138-161.

[2009]

Jonathan Fox "Quantifying Religion and State: Round Two of the Religion and State Project" Politics and Religion.

Metin Cosgel & Thomas J. Miceli "State and Religion" Journal of Comparative Economics, 37 (2), 2009, 402-416.

Jonathan Fox & Deborah Flores "Religions, Constitutions, and the State: a Cross-National Study" Journal of Politics, 71 (4), 2009, 1499-1513.

Jonathan Fox, Patrick James, & Yitan Li. "State Religion and Discrimination Against Ethnic Minorities" Nationalism and Ethnic Politics, 15 (2), 2009, 189-210.

John Madeley "Unequally yoked: the antinomies of Church-State separation in Europe and the USA." European Political Science, 8 (3), 2009, 273-288.

John Madeley "Religion and the State" in Jeffrey Haynes, ed. Routledge Handbook of Religion and Politics, New York: Routledge, 2009, 174-191

Michael Minkenberg, "Religion and Euroscepticism: Cleavages, Religious Parties and Churches in EU Member States," West European Politics, 32 (6), 2009. 1190-1211.

Tim Muller, "Religiosity and Attitudes towards the Involvement of Religious Leaders in Politics: A Multilevel-Analysis of 55 societies." World Values Research ,2 (1), 2009, 1-29.
http://www.worldvaluessurvey.org/wvs/articles/folder_published/paperseries_28/files/wvr_02_01_mueller.pdf

Gert Pickel "Secularization as and European Fate? Results from the Church and Religion in Enlarged Europe Project 2006" in Gert Pickel and Olaf Muller eds Church and Religion in Contemporary Europe: Results form Empirical and Comparative Research, Wiesbaden, Germany: VS Verlag fur Sozialwissenschaften, 2009. pp. 89-122.

Detlef Pollack and Gert Pickel "Church-State Relations and the Vitality of Religion in European Comparison" in Gert Pickel and Olaf Muller eds Church and Religion in Contemporary Europe: Results form Empirical and Comparative Research, Wiesbaden, Germany: VS Verlag fur Sozialwissenschaften, 2009. pp. 145-166

[2008]

Jonathan Fox "State Religious Exclusivity and Human Rights" Political Studies, 56 (4), 2008, 928-948.

Jonathan Fox & Jonathan Rynhold "A Jewish and Democratic State? Comparing Government Involvement in Religion in Israel with other Democracies" Totalitarian Movements and Political Religions, 9 (4), 2008, 507-531.

Jonathan Fox & Ephraim Tabory "Contemporary Evidence Regarding the Impact of State Regulation of Religion on Religious Participation and Belief" Sociology of Religion, 69 (3), 2008, 245-271.

John Madeley "America's secular state and the unsecular state of Europe" in: Fatton, Robert and Ramazani, Rouhollah K., (eds.) Religion, state, and society: Jefferson's wall of separation in comparative perspective, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.

Lauren E. Pinkus & Katherine Meyer "Religious Noncoercive and Coercive Regulations: A New Typology for Cross-National Research"International Journal of Sociology, 38 (3), 2008, 82-107.

[2007]

Jonathan Fox, "Do Democracies Have Separation of Religion and State?" Canadian Journal of Political Science, 40 (01), 2007, 1-25.

Jonathan Fox "Religious Discrimination: A World Survey" Journal of International Affairs, 61 (1), 2007, 47-68.

[2006]

Jonathan Fox "World Separation of Religion and State into the Twenty First Century" Comparative Political Studies, 39 (5), 2006, 537-569 .

Kenneth Scheve & David Stasavage "Religion and Preferences for Social Insurance" Quarterly Journal of Political Science, 1 (3), 2006, 255-286.

[2005]

Robert J. Barro & Rachel M. McCleary "Which countries have state religions?" Quarterly Journal of Economics, 120 (4), 2005, 1331-1370.

Jonathan Fox & Shmuel Sandler "Separation of Religion and State in the 21st Century: Comparing the Middle East and Western Democracies" Comparative Politics, 37 (3), 2005, 317-335.

[2003]

Jonathan Fox & Shmuel Sandler "Quantifying Religion: Toward Building More Effective Ways of Measuring Religious Influence on State-Level Behavior" Journal of Church and State, 45 (3), 2003,559-588.

Dissertations & Theses

[2009]

Einav Hajjaj "Does Women's Status Correlate with State-Religion Relations?" (in Hebrew), Department of Political Studies, Bar Ilan University, (Ph.D.) 2009.

Tyra Murielle Bouhamden "Religion and the Law of Human Rights of Women in the Middle East: A Quantitative Analysis" Georgia State University, (M.A.) 2009.

[2007]

Brian N. Hewlett "Spiritual but not Religious Being in a Religious World: Exploring Structural Antecedents for the pairing of Spiritual and Non-Religious Identities across National Boundaries", Department of Sociology, University of Arizona, (Ph.D.) 2007.

[2006]

Yasemin Akbaba, "Understanding Ethnoreligious Conflict: The State, Discrimination, and International Politics", University of Missouri, (Ph.D.) 2006.

Carolyn Sam "Does a Government's Attitude and Policy Toward Religion Affect Religiosity?" Department of Political Science, University of California, San Diego, (Senior Honors) 2006.

Sonia Wong "Of Religious Freedom and Economic Well-Being", University College, London, (Masters) 2006.

[2003]

Ragnhild Nordas, "Religious States and Violent Intrastate Conflict - A Quantitative Analysis", Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and International Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO), (Masters) 2003.

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