AQA A2 Sociology Unit 3 - Beliefs - Secularisation Part Three

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1. Why is Seculariation lower in the US?

  • Wilson - It's an American way of life - Socially Desirable
  • Wilcox - It's and American way of life
  • Davie - They have a lot of diversity, that allows for more choice
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2. Who looked at church attendance, and saw that many exaggerated their church attendance to be socially desirable?

  • Hadaway et al
  • Willis
  • Rosenhan et al
  • Stark and Bainbridge

3. Name one criticism of secularisation

  • Believing without belonging
  • Religion is not declining, it's just changing
  • Religion is the same now as previous years, people just don't attend church

4. Who criticises Bruce on his two counter trends and why?

  • Browning - Secularisations only occurs in modern societies
  • Berger - Diversity can stimulate interest as there is more to choose from
  • Berger - Diversity causes further secularisation

5. What did Heelas and Woodhead Study?

  • Resacrilisation through diversity
  • Spiritual revolution through the Kendel project
  • Spiritual revival


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