Exploring Amazing New Worlds of Culture and Science William Sims Bainbridge, Ph.D.
                  Exploring Amazing New Worlds of Culture and ScienceWilliam Sims Bainbridge, Ph.D.

Articles

2015 "The Paganization Process," Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion 11:14, www.religjournal.com/articles/
2014 "Identity Expansion and Transcendence," Humana.Mente Journal of Philosophical Studies 26: 117-140.
2013 “The Iron Law,” Journal of Virtual Worlds Research 6(3).
2013 "Perspectives on Virtual Veneration," The Information Society 29(3): 196-202.
2012 "eAnarchy," Futures, 44:823–831.
2012 "Whole-Personality Emulation," International Journal of Machine Consciousness 4(1): 159-175.
2011 "Avatars and Virtual Immortality, The Futurist, 45(2): 32-33.
2011 "Secondary Avatars and Semiautonomous Agents," IEEE Intelligent Systems, 26(1): 82-85.
2010 "Virtual Nature: Environmentalism in Two Multi-player Online Games," Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture, 4(3): 135-152.
2010 "Virtual Sustainability," Sustainability, 2(10): 3195-3210.
2010 "Virtual Worlds as Cultural Models," ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology, 1(1):3/1-21.
2009 "Demographic Collapse," Futures 41: 738-745.
2009 "Etopia," ACM netWorker, 13(1): 35-36.
2009 "Motivations for Space Exploration," Futures 41: 514-522.
2009 "Space: The Final Frontier," Futures 41: 511-513.
2007 "Converging Technologies and Human Destiny," Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, 32(3): 197-216.
2007 "Electronic Game Research Methodologies: Studying Religious Implications," Review of Religious Research, 49(1): 35-53. (WSB and Wilma Alice Bainbridge)
2007 "Expanding the Use of the Internet in Religious Research," Review of Religious Research, 49(1): 7-20.
2007 "Creative Uses of Software Errors: Glitches and Cheats," Social Science Computer Review, 25(1): 61-77. (Wilma Alice Bainbridge and WSB)
2007 "The Scientific Research Potential of Virtual Worlds," Science, 317 (27 July): 472-476.
2006 "Cyberimmortality: Science, Religion, and the Battle to Save Our Souls," The Futurist, 40(2): 25-29.
2005 "The Colorful Dark Age," TheBlowUp Magazine 3 (Spring/Summer): 50-55.
2005 "Atheism," Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion, http://www.bepress.com/ijrr/vol1/iss1/art2/.
2004 "After the New Age," Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 43: 381-394.
2004 "Sociocultural Meanings of Nanotechnology: Research Methodologies," Journal of Nanoparticle Research 6: 285-299.
2004 "Religion and Science," Futures 36: 1009-1023.
2003 "The Future in the Social Sciences," Futures, 35: 633-650.
2003 "Massive Questionnaires for Personality Capture," Social Science Computer Review 21 (3): 267-280.
2003 "Privacy and Property on the Net: Research Questions," Science, 302:1686-1687.
2002 "Converging Technologies for Improving Human Performance: Integrating from the Nanoscale," Journal of Nanoparticle Research 4(4): 281-295. (Mihail C. Roco and WSB)
2002 "A Question of Immortality," Analog 122(5): 40-49.
2002 "Public Attitudes toward Nanotechnology," Journal of Nanoparticle Research 4: 561-570.
2001 "The Poverty of Nations," Analog 121(3): 47-56.
2000 "The First Martians," Analog 120(7): 81-89.
1999 "Information Infrastructures In the Social Sciences," STI Review 24: 123-135 simultaneously published in French as "L'Infrastructure de L'Information en Sciences Sociales," STI Revue 24: 141-154.
1999 "Cyberspace: Sociology's Natural Domain," Contemporary Sociology, 28(6): 664-667.
1999 "International Network for Integrated Social Science," Social Science Computer Review, 17: 405-420. Reprinted in Social Dimensions of Information Technology, edited by David Garson (Hershey, Pennsylvania: Idea Group Publishing, 2000), pp. 340-356.
1995 "Sociology on the World Wide Web," Social Science Computer Review 13: 508-523.
1995 "Is Apocalyptic Religion Bad for America?" Insight on the News, 11(24), June 19: 19, 21.
1995 "Neural Network Models of Religious Belief," Sociological Perspectives 38: 483-495.
1995 "Minimum Intelligent Neural Device: A Tool for Social Simulation," Mathematical Sociology, 20: 179-192.
1995 "Social Influence and Religious Pluralism," Advances in Group Processes 12: 1-18.
1995 "The Social Information Infrastructure," Social Science Computer Review 13: 171-182.
1994 "Artificial Social Intelligence, Annual Review of Sociology 20: 407-436. (WSB and Edward E. Brent, Kathleen Carley, David R. Heise, Michael W. Macy, Barry Markovsky, John Skvoretz).
1994 "Grand Computing Challenges for Sociology," Social Science Computer Review 12: 183-192.
1991 "The Problem of Spaceflight: A Personal Reflection," Newsletter of the American Sociological Association's Section on Science, Knowledge, and Technology 4(1): 4-7.
1990 "Explaining the Church Member Rate," Social Forces 68: 1287-1296.
1989 "The Religious Ecology of Deviance," American Sociological Review 54: 288-295.
1988 "The Inevitability of Belief in the Supernatural," Free Inquiry 8(2): 21-26.
1984 "Computer Simulations of Cultural Drift," Journal of the British Interplanetary Society 37: 420-429.
1984 "The Decline of the Shakers: Evidence from the United States Census," Communal Societies 4: 19-34.
1984 "Formal Explanation of Religion: A Progress Report," Sociological Analysis 45: 145-158. (WSB and Rodney Stark)
1984 "Religious Insanity in America: The Official Nineteenth-Century Theory," Sociological Analysis 45: 223-240.
1983 "Sex Role Ideology and Delinquency," Sociological Perspectives 26: 253-274. (WSB and Robert D. Crutchfield)
1983 "Attitudes Toward Interstellar Communication: An Empirical Study," Journal of the British Interplanetary Society 36: 298-304.
1983 "Crime and Delinquency in the Roaring Twenties," Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency 20: 4-23. (Rodney Stark, WSB, Robert Crutchfield, Daniel Doyle, and Roger Finke)
1982 "Women in Science Fiction," Sex Roles 8: 1081-1093.
1982 "Church and Cult in Canada," Canadian Review of Sociology 7: 351-366. (WSB and Rodney Stark)
1982 "Shaker Demographics: An Example of the Use of U.S. Census Enumeration Schedules," Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 21: 352-365.
1982 "Women's Access to Elite Careers: In Search of a Religion Effect," Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 21: 242-255. (WSB and Laurie Russell Hatch)
1981 "American-Born Sects: Initial Findings," Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 20: 130-149. (Rodney Stark and WSB)
1981 "The 'Consciousness Reformation' Reconsidered," Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 20: 1-15. (WSB and Rodney Stark)
1981 "Cult Membership in the Roaring Twenties," Sociological Analysis 42: 137-162. (Rodney Stark, WSB, and Lori Kent)
1981 "Friendship, Religion, and the Occult," Review of Religious Research 22: 313-327. (WSB and Rodney Stark)
1981 "Secularization and Cult Formation in the Jazz Age," Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 20: 360-373. (Rodney Stark and WSB)
1981 "Suicide, Homicide, and Religion: Durkheim Reassessed," Annual Review of the Social Sciences of Religion 5: 33-56. (WSB and Rodney Stark)
1981 "A Comment on Daniel Bell's 'Return of the Sacred,'" Free Inquiry 1(4): 26-29.
1980 "The Analytical Laboratory, 1938-1976," Analog 100(1): 121-34.
1980 "Superstitions: Old and New," Skeptical Inquirer 4(4): 18-31. Reprinted in Paranormal Borderlands of Science, edited by Kendrick Frazier. Buffalo: Prometheus, 1981, pp. 46-59. (WSB and Rodney Stark)
1980 "Client and Audience Cults in America," Sociological Analysis 41: 199-214. (WSB and Rodney Stark)
1980 "Scientology: To Be Perfectly Clear," Sociological Analysis 41: 128-136. (WSB and Rodney Stark)
1980 "Sectarian Tension," Review of Religious Research 22: 105-124. Reprinted in Religion: North American Style, edited by Patrick H. McNamara. Belmont, California: Wadsworth, 1984, pp. 118-131. (WSB and Rodney Stark)
1980 "Secularization, Revival and Cult Formation," Annual Review of the Social Sciences of Religion 4: 85-199. Reprinted in Cults in Context, edited by Lorne L. Dawson. Toronto: Canadian Scholars' Press, 1997. (Rodney Stark & WSB)
1980 "Towards a Theory of Religion: Religious Commitment," Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 19: 114-128. Reprinted in The Psychology of Religion, edited by Bernard Spilka and Daniel N. McIntosh. Boulder, Colorado: Westview, 1997, pp. 27-42. (Rodney Stark and WSB)
1980 "Networks of Faith: Interpersonal Bonds and Recruitment to Cults and Sects," American Journal of Sociology 85: 1376-1395. (Rodney Stark and WSB)
1979 "Cult Formation: Three Compatible Models," Sociological Analysis 40: 285-295. Reprinted in Religion and Religiosity in America, edited by Jeffrey K. Hadden and Theodore E. Long. New York: Crossroad, 1983, pp. 35-53. (WSB and Rodney Stark)
1979 "Cults of America: A Reconnaissance in Space and Time," Sociological Analysis 40: 347-359. (Rodney Stark, WSB, and Daniel P. Doyle)
1979 "Of Churches, Sects, and Cults: Preliminary Concepts for a Theory of Religious Movements," Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 18: 117-131. Expanded as "Concepts for a Theory of Religious Movements," pp. 3-25 in Alternatives to American Mainline Churches, edited by Joseph H. Fichter. New York: Rose of Sharon, 1983. (Rodney Stark and WSB)
1979 "American Enthusiasm for Spaceflight," Analog 99(7): 59-72. (WSB and Richard Wyckoff)
1979 "In Search of Delusion," Skeptical Inquirer 4(1): 33-39.
1978 "Biorhythms: Evaluating a Pseudoscience," Skeptical Inquirer 2(2): 40-56. Reprinted in Paranormal Borderlands of Science, edited by Kendrick Frazier. Buffalo: Prometheus, 1981, pp. 191-207.
1978 "Chariots of the Gullible," Skeptical Inquirer 3(2): 33-48. Reprinted in Paranormal Borderlands of Science, edited by Kendrick Frazier. Buffalo: Prometheus, 1981, pp. 332-347.
1978 "New Maps of Science Fiction," Analog Yearbook 1: 277-299. (WSB and Murray Dalziel)
1978 "Public Support for the Space Program," Astronautics and Aeronautics 16(6): 60-61, 76. Reprinted in Journal of Contemporary Business 1978, 7(3): 185-189.
1978 "The Shape of Science Fiction," Science-Fiction Studies 5: 164-171. (WSB and Murray Dalziel)

 

 

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