London School of Economics
Personal Webpage: http://www2.lse.ac.uk/sociology/whoswho/academic/barker.aspx
New Religious Movements and Social Reactions to them
Religion in post-communist EuropeReligious and Moral Pluralism (RAMP) in Europe
British Academy (BA)
Society for the Scientific Study of Religion (SSSR)
American Academy of Religion (AAR)
International Society for the Sociology of Religion (ISSR)International Society for the Study of Religion in East and Central Europe (ISORECEA)
Barker, Eileen. 1984. The Making of a Moonie: Brainwashing or Choice? Oxford: Basil Blackwell; reprinted Aldershot: Ashgate
Barker, Eileen. 1987. "The British Right to Discriminate." Pp. 269-280 in Church-State Relations: Tensions and Transitions, edited by Thomas Robbins and Roland Robertson. New Brunswick, N.J. and London: Transaction.
Barker, Eileen. 1989. "Tolerant Discrimination: New Religious Movements in Relation to Church, State and Society." Pp. 185-208 in Religion, State and Society in Modern Britain, edited by Paul Badham. Lewiston NY, Queenston Ontario & Lampeter UK: Edwin Mellen Press.
Barker, Eileen. 1995. "The Scientific Study of Religion? You Must be Joking!" Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 34/3:287-310. Also pp 5-28 in Cults in Context: Readings in the Study of New Religious Movements, edited by Lorne L. Dawson. Toronto: Canadian Scholars' Press
Barker, Eileen. 1995. New Religious
Movements: A Practical Introduction. London: HMSO.
Barker, Eileen. 1997. "But Who's Going to Win? National and Minority Religions in Post-Communist Society." Pp. 25-62 in New Religious Phenomena in Central and Eastern Europe, edited by Irena Borowik and Grzegorz Babinski. Kraków: Nomos.
Barker, Eileen. 2001. "INFORM: Bringing the Sociology of Religion to the Public Space." Pp. 21-34 in Frontier Religions in Public Space, edited by Pauline Côté. Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press.
Barker, Eileen. 2002. "Watching for Violence: A Comparative Analysis of the Roles of Five Cult-Watching Groups." Pp. 123-148 in Cults, Religion and Violence, edited by David G. Bromley and J. Gordon Melton. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Barker, Eileen. 2003. "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 64/3:285-307.Barker, Eileen. 2004. "Why the Cults? New Religions and Freedom of Religion and Beliefs." Pp. 571-593 in Facilitating Freedom of Religion or Belief: A Deskbook, edited by Tore Lindholm, W. Cole Durham, and Bahia G. Tahzib-Lie. Leiden, The Netherlands: Koninklijke Brill.
Social reactions to new religions