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Eileen Barker

Eileen Vartan Barker (née le 21 avril 1938 à Edimbourg en Écosse) est professeur de sociologie, membre émérite de la London School of Economics et consultante de son «Centre d'Études des Droits de l'Homme»[1]. Elle est la fondatrice et la présidente d'INFORM (Information Network On Religious Movements) et a écrit sur les groupes religieux qu'elle définit comme «nouveaux mouvements religieux».

En 2000, Eileen Barker fut nommée officier de l'Ordre de l'Empire britannique[2]. La même année, elle a reçu de l'American Academy of Religion le «Martin E. Marty Award» pour sa contribution à la compréhension du grand public sur la question religieuse[3].

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Ouvrages et articles de langue anglaise :

  • Barker, Eileen The Making of a Moonie: Choice or Brainwashing?, Blackwell Publisher, November 1984, ISBN 0-631-13246-5
  • Barker, Eileen (editor) Of Gods and Men: New Religious Movements in the West Mercer University Press Macon, Georgia, U.S.A. 1984 ISBN 0-86554-095-0
  • Barker, Eileen Defection from the Unification Church: Some Statistics and Distinctions, article in the book edited by David G. Bromley Falling from the Faith: The Causes and Consequences of Religious Apostasy. Newbury Park: SAGE Publications, (1988) ISBN 0-8039-3188-3
  • Barker, Eileen New Religious Movements: A Practical Introduction (Paperback) Bernan Press (October, 1990) ISBN 0-11-340927-3
  • Barker, Eileen "The Scientific Study of Religion ? You Must Be Joking!" Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 34 (1995), pp. 287–310.
  • Barker, Eileen "New Religious Movements in Britain," in New Religious Movements in Europe, Helle Meldgaard and Johannes Aagaard, eds., Aarhus University Press, 1997), pp. 99–123. ISBN 87-7288-548-3
  • Barker, Eileen, "New Religions and New Religiosity," in New Religions and New Religiosity, Eileen Barker and Margit Warburg, eds., (Aarhus:Aarhus University Press, 1998), pp. 10–27. ISBN 87-7288-552-1
  • Barker, Eileen "Standing at the Cross-Roads: Politics of Marginality in 'Subversive Organizations'" article in The Politics of Religious Apostasy: The Role of Apostates in the Transformation of Religious Movements edited by David G. Bromley Westport, CT, Praeger Publishers, (1998). ISBN 0-275-95508-7
  • Barker, Eileen. New Religions, Haft Asman (Seven Heavens), A Journal for the Center for Religious Studies, Vol. 4, no. 19, translated into Persian by Baqer Talebi Darabi, Autumn 2002.
  • Barker, Eileen "Watching for Violence: A Comparative Analysis of the Roles of Five Types of Cult-atching Groups," in Cults, Religion and Violence, David G. Bromley and J. Gordon Melton, eds. Cambridge University Press, 2003), pp. 123–148. ISBN 0-521-66064-5
  • Barker, Eileen. (Editor) Freedom and Religion in Eastern Europe. Special Edition of The Sociology of Religion 64 no. 3 2003.
  • Barker, Eileen. "And the Wisdom to Know the Difference? Freedom, Control and the Sociology of Religion" (Association for the Sociology of Religion 2002 Presidential Address). 'Sociology of Religion 64, no. 3, 2003, pp. 285–307.[1]
  • Barker, Eileen. "Democracy and Religious Pluralism in Post-Soviet Society." In The Rebirth of Religion and the Birth of Democracy in Russia. Edited by Hoekema, D.; Bodrov, A. Calvin College, 2003.
  • Barker, Eileen. Why the Cults? New Religions and Freedom of Religion and Beliefs. In Facilitating Freedom of Religion or Belief: A Deskbook. Edited by Lindholm, T.; Durham, W.C.; Tahzib-Lie, B. Koninklijke Brill, 2004, pp. 571–593. ISBN 90-04-13783-1
  • Barker, Eileen. "General Overview of the 'Cult Scene' in Great Britain." In New Religious Movements in the 21st Century: Legal, Political, and Social Challenges in Global Perspective. edited by Lucas, C.P.; Robbins, T. Routledge, 2004, pp. 27–34. (ISSN 1350-7303)
  • Barker, Eileen. The Church Without and the God Within: Religiosity and/or Spirituality? In Religion and Patterns of Social Transformation. Edited by Borowik, I.; Jerolimov, D.; Zrinšcak, D. IDIZ (Institute for Social Research in Zagreb), 2004, pp. 23–47. ISBN 953-6218-16-X
  • Barker, Eileen. "What Are We Studying? A Sociological Case for Keeping the 'Nova'", Nova Religio 8 no. 3 (2004) pp. 88–102. (ISSN 1092-6690)
  • Barker, Eileen "Crossing the Boundary: New Challenges to Authority and Control as a Consequence of Access to the Internet." in Religion and Cyberspace, edited by M. T. Højsgaard and M. Warburg, London: Routledge, 2005. ISBN 0-415-35767-5
  • Barker, Eileen "Yet More Varieties of Religious Experiences: Diversity and Pluralism in Contemporary Europe" in Hartmut Lehman (ed.) Religiöser Pluralismus im vereinten Europa: Freikirchen und Sekten, Göttingen: Wallstein Verlag, 2005: 156-172 ISBN 3-89244-882-5
  • Barker, Eileen (with Bryan Wilson) "What are the New Religions Doing in a Secular Society?" in Anthony F. Heath, John Ermisch & Duncan Gallie (eds) Understanding Social Change. British Academy Centenary Monograph, Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2005: 291-317. ISBN 0-19-726314-3
  • Barker, Eileen "New Religious Movements" Religions and Beliefs in Britain (GCSE/A'level resource book), Craig Donnellan (ed.), Cambridge: Independence, 2005: 19-22.
  • Barker, Eileen "Unification Church" in The Encyclopedia of New York State Peter Eisenstadt, Editor in Chief, Syracuse, NY:Syracuse University Press, 2005.

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  1. Centre for the Study of Human Rights
  2. Dr Eileen Barker honored in UK
  3. Barker recipient of the award

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