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In Violence and in Peace: The Role of Religion and Human Security in Northern Ireland

Emily Morrison Griffin

in Religion and Human Security: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199827732
eISBN:
9780199950553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827732.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the conflict in Northern Ireland in light of existential security theory. It suggests that during the Troubles, Northern Ireland was caught in a self-reinforcing mechanism of ... More


Modernization, Existential Security, and Cultural Change: Reshaping Human Motivations and Society

Ronald F Inglehart

in Handbook of Advances in Culture and Psychology, Volume 7

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190879228
eISBN:
9780190879549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879228.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Survey data from countries containing over 90% of the world’s population demonstrate that in recent decades, rising levels of economic and physical security have been reshaping human values and ... More


Comfort and Joy

in The Music between Us: Is Music a Universal Language?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226333281
eISBN:
9780226333274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226333274.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

According to R. D. Laing, people who have a basic sense of belonging to the same world as others are “ontologically secure” and the lack of ontological security is a form of profound psychological ... More


States of War: Enlightenment Origins of the Political

David Bates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158053
eISBN:
9780231528665
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158053.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

We fear that the growing threat of violent attack has upset the balance between existential concepts of political power, which emphasize security, and traditional notions of constitutional limits ... More


What’s Causing Secularization? Insecurity

Ronald F. Inglehart

in Religion's Sudden Decline: What's Causing it, and What Comes Next?

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197547045
eISBN:
9780197547083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197547045.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Evolutionary modernization theory holds that both religiosity and pro-fertility norms are linked with existential insecurity, and a massive body of empirical evidence confirms this: secure people and ... More


Secularity through Time

Phil Zuckerman, Luke W. Galen, and Frank L. Pasquale

in The Nonreligious: Understanding Secular People and Societies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199924950
eISBN:
9780199393350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199924950.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The subject of secularization—whether or to what extent humanity is becoming less religious—has yielded a wide range of conclusions, some flatly contradictory. Evidence for and against competing ... More


Changing Values in the Islamic World and the West: Social Tolerance and the Arab Spring

Ronald F. Inglehart

in Values, Political Action, and Change in the Middle East and the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190269098
eISBN:
9780190633929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190269098.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

More than 40 years ago, it was suggested that “a transformation may be taking place in the political culture of advanced industrial societies. This transformation seems to be altering the basic value ... More


The Secularization Debate

Ronald F. Inglehart

in Religion's Sudden Decline: What's Causing it, and What Comes Next?

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197547045
eISBN:
9780197547083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197547045.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Well into the 20th century, leading social thinkers argued that religious beliefs reflected a prescientific worldview that would disappear as scientific rationality spread throughout the world. ... More


Jewish Majority and Jewish Minority in Israel: The Demographic Debate

Arnon Soffer

in The Social Scientific Study of Jewry: Sources, Approaches, Debates

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199363490
eISBN:
9780190254650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199363490.003.0017
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines demographic debates regarding issues of majority versus minority Jewish populations in Israel. It explains that demographic data are the basis for a geo-political analysis of ... More


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