Monographs

Alternative Spiritualitäten. Neue Formen des Glaubens in Europa. Eine empirische Analyse. Frankfurt a.M./New York: Campus. See more information here.

You can find the web-appendix of the book here.

Articles in Journals

Religious Prosociality and Morality Across Cultures: How Social Enforcement of Religion Shapes the Effects of Personal Religiosity on Prosocial and Moral Attitudes and Behaviors. In: Personality and Social Psychology Bulltin. Vol. 40, No. 3, 315-333, 2014 (together with Olga Stavrova). Find the paper here.

Spiritualität. Sozialwissenschaftliche Perspektiven auf ein umstrittenes Konzept. In: Analyse & Kritik. Vol. 36, No. 1, 5-30, 2014.

Reincarnation Revisited. Question format and the distribution of belief in reincarnation in survey research. In: Survey Methods: Insights from the Field, 2013. Find the paper here. And find the data here.

Congruence and Performance of Value Concepts in Social Research. In: Survey Research Methods. Vol. 6, No. 1, 13-24, 2010 (together with Tilo Beckers and Anabel Kuntz). Download paper here.

Book Chapters

Pluralismus religiöser Orientierungen in Europa. Ergebnisse aus der vierten Welle der Europäischen Wertestudie 2008/2009. In: Pollack, Detlef/Tucci, Ingrid/Ziebertz, Hans-Georg (Eds.): Religiöser Pluralismus im Fokus quantitativer Religionsforschung, Wiesbaden: Springer VS, 2012, S. 75-105.

A Multiple Group Latent Class Analysis of Religious Orientations in Europe. In: Davidov, Eldad/Billiet, Jaak/Schmidt, Peter (Eds.): Cross-Cultural Analysis: Methods and Applications. New York: Routledge, 2010, S. 385-412.

Comparing Basic Human Values in East and West Germany. In: Beckers, Tilo/Birkelbach, Klaus/Hagenah, Jörg/Rosar, Ulrich (Eds.): Komparative empirische Sozialforschung. Wiesbaden: Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, 2010, S. 43-63 (together with Eldad Davidov).

Performance of the European Union and Euroscepticism. In: Fuchs, Dieter/Magni-Berton, Raul/Roger, Antoine (Eds.): Euroscepticism. Images of Europe among Mass Publics and Political Elites. New York: Barbara Budrich, 2009, S. 115-134.

La perception publique du rôle de la religion en politique. Religion, sécularisation et identités politiques en France et en Allemagne. In: Merle, Jean-Christophe/Vogel, Wolfram (Eds.): L’État et la Religion en France et en Allemagne. Berlin: Lit-Verlag, 2008, S. 115-138 (together with Astrid Kufer).

Reports and Reviews

Kriterien zur Messung der Forschungsleistung an der Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf. Abschlussbericht der AG Leistungsparameter, Düsseldorf: Heinrich-Heine-Universität, 2012 (together with Torsten Grapatin, Johannes Muck and Jost Sieweke). Download report here.

Karl der Große / Charlemagne. In: Kufer, Astrid/Guinaudeau, Isabelle/Prémat, Christoph (Eds.): Handwörterbuch der Deutsch-französischen Beziehungen. Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2009, S. 116-118. (French edition published at Presses Universitaires de Bordeaux)

Der Rhein / Le rhin. In: Kufer, Astrid/Guinaudeau, Isabelle/Prémat, Christoph (Eds.): Handwörterbuch der Deutsch-französischen Beziehungen. Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2009, S. 162-164. (French edition published at Presses Universitaires de Bordeaux)

Befragung der Professoren und Mitarbeiter der politischen Wissenschaften, GESIS-Arbeitsbericht Nr. 6. Köln/Bonn, Juli 2008 (gemeinsam mit Wolfgang Bandilla, Wolfgang Jagodzinski und Matthias Stahl). Download report here.

Bijker, Wiebe E./Hughes, Thomas P./Pinch, Trevor (Hrsg.): The Social Construction of Technological Systems. New Directions in the Sociology and History of Technology. Cambridge/London: The MIT Press 1987, in: Blättel-Mink, Birgit: Kompendium der Innovationsforschung. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, 2006, S. 226-227.

Conference Papers

Congruence and Performance of Three Value Concepts in Social Research: A Comparison of Inglehart’s, Welzel’s and Schwartz’s Approach in one Survey. Conference of the European Survey Research Association, July 18th-22nd 2011, Lausanne (together with Tilo Beckers and Anabel Kuntz).

Speeders in Online Value Research: Cross-checking Results of Fast and Slow Respondents in two Separate Samples Answering the 40 Item “Portrait Value Questionnaire”, General Online Research Conference, March 14th-16th 2011, University of Düsseldorf (together with Tilo Beckers and Anabel Kuntz).

Explaining Religious Orientations: Secularity, Church Religiosity and Alternative Spiritualities. Evidence from the fourth wave of the European Values Study. Workshop of the European Values Study Group, October 19th-22nd 2010, University of Deusto, Bilbao.

Pluralisierung religiöser Orientierungen in Europa: Ergebnisse aus der vierten Welle der Europäischen Wertestudie 2008/2009. Workshop des Arbeitskreises quantitative Religionsforschung, September 29th-30th 2010, University Münster.

The Emergence of New Religious Identities in Europe. 3. ECPR Graduate Conference, August 30th-1st 2010, Dublin City University.

Issues of Measurement Non-Invariance in Latent Class Analysis: Comparability of Classes and misclassification of individuals. Presentation at the joint Workshop of GK Soclife and Berlin Graduate School in Social Sciences on Multilevel Analysis. June 28th-30th 2010, Humboldt University, Berlin.

Issues of Conceptual Equivalence for the Concept of God Item. Workshop of the European Values Study Group, January 11th-15th 2010, Cologne.

Does the Decline in Church Religiosity Foster Alternative Spiritualities and/or Unbelief? Conference of the European Survey Research Association, June 29th to July 3rd 2009, Warszawa.

Citizens’ Critical Evaluation of the European Union: A Multilevel Model of Support for European Integration. Conference of the European Survey Research Association, June 29th to July 3rd 2009, Warszawa.

The Conditions of Religious Revitalization in Eastern Germany. Conference of the International Society for the Sociology of Religion, July 23rd-27th 2007, Leipzig.

Interaktionsmuster und gesundheitspolitische Reformpfade im deutsch-französischen Vergleich. Workshop der deutsch-französischen Arbeitsgruppe für vergleichende Sozialstaatsforschung an der Graduate School of Social Sciences, May 6th 2006, University of Bremen.