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  • Secularization and the wider gap in values and personal religiosity between the religious and nonreligious.
    Wilkins-Laflamme, Sarah (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:4: 717-736.

    Analyzes 2008 International Social Survey Program data; in regions where the unaffiliated form a greater proportion of the population, differences in sexual attitudes & stances toward abortion & gender roles between the affiliated & unaffiliated are greater.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Atheist; Gender role; Sexual attitudes
  • Religious forms in secularized society: Three Catholic groups in comparison.
    Turco, Daniela (2016)
    Social Compass 63:4: 513-528.

    With a background of secularization, where ordinary practice is ancillary to extraordinary experiences, Catholic Action, charismatic renewal, and Catholic-affiliated scouting represent different aspects of Catholicism. Only the charismatics resist modernity.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy, Cosenza; Moral; Belief; Abortion; Euthanasia; Scouting; Homosexuality; Catholic Action; Divorce; Catholic, Italy; Pentecostal, Catholic, Italy
  • What do Argentine people believe in? Religion and social structure in Argentina.
    Mallimaci, Fotunato, Juan Cruz Esquivel, and Verónica Giménez Béliveau (2015)
    Social Compass 62:2: 255-277.

    Reports results of a 2008 survey of the Argentine population, noting changes from previous surveys.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Argentina; Change; Birth control; Abortion; Argentina; Belief
  • Generational conversion? The role of religiosity int he politics of Evangelicals.
    Pelz, Mikael L., and Corwin E. Smidt (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:2: 380-401.

    Analyzes a 2007 & a 2012 U.S.A. survey. Evangelical identity predicts opposition to abortion & favoring the Republican Party in 3 generations, but less so on a variety of other issues.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Prayer; Abortion; Literalism; Generations; Homosexuality; United States; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Secular Faith. How Culture has Trumped Religion in American Politics.
    Smith, Mark A. (2015)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Divorce; Slavery; United States; Homosexuality; Politics, U.S.A.; Feminism; Abortion; Historical
  • Gender and abortion attitudes: Relgiosity as a suppressor variable/
    Barkan, Steven E. (2014)
    Public Opinion Quarterly 78:4: 940-950.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion
  • Asynchrony in attitudes toward abortion and gay rights: The challenge to values alignment.
    Dillon, Michele (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:1: 1-16.

    Argues that abortion & gay marriage are discrete issues.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Moral; Abortion
  • Catholic young adults' attitudes toward the church's pro-life teachings: A bellwether for the church's political strategy?
    Pratt, Tia Noelle (2014)
    Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion 10:3: 1-21.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics; Catholic; Life (moral issue); Abortion
  • Religion and the sources of public opposition to abortion in Britain: The role of "belonging," "behaving" and "believing."
    Clements, Ben (2014)
    Sociology 48:2: 369-386.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Abortion; Belief; Great Britain; Membership
  • Assessing the deerminants of the contemporary social attitudes of Roman Catholics in Britain: Abortion and homosexuality.
    Clements, Ben (2014)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 29:3: 491-501.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Homosexuality; Great Britain; Abortion; Catholic, Great Britain
  • Strategically prophetic priests: An analysis of competing principal influence on clergy political action.
    Calfano, Brian Robert, Elizabeth A. Oldmixon, and Mark Gray (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:1: 1-21.

    Analyzes 2009-10 questionnaire data from a stratified representative sample of U.S. Catholic priests. Encouragement by bishops increases the likelihood of activism on such issues as immigration & abortion while anticipation of parish financial reaction decreases it

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Catholic, U.S.A.; Activism; Migration; Clergy
  • Conservative Christians and support for transracial adotpion as an alternative to abortion.
    Perry, Samuel L. (2014)
    Social Science Quarterly 95:2: 380-392.

    Analyzes 2005 Baylor Religion Survey data. Opposition to abortion contributes to support for transracial adoption among Evangelicals & Catholics, but not others.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; United States; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Adoption; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Religion, Politics, and Polarization. How Religiopolitical Conflict Is Changing Congress and American Democracy.
    D'Antonio, William V., Steven A. Tuch, and Josiah R. Baker (2013)
    Lanham, Maryland: Rowland & Littlefield.

    Analyzes the extent to which U.S. Congressional votes on various issues, especially abortion and same sex marriage, were influenced by religious identity of the legislators.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Homosexuality; Moral; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Are Muslims a distinctive minority? An empirical analysis of rleigiosity, social attitudes, and Islam.
    Lewis, Valerie A., and Ridhi Kashyap (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:3: 617-626.

    Analyzes 2009 British interview data. Muslims are more religious than Christians & "nones." They are also more traditional on moral issues, reflecting their greater religiosity & their lower socio-economic status.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Practice; Moral; Marriage/divorce; Abortion; Belief; Gender role; Homosexuality; Islam, Great Britain
  • Mixed results for orthodoxy: The impact of contemporary cultural change on the acceptance of key Catholic beliefs and moral teachings by Australian mass attenders.
    Dixon, Robert E. (2013)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and William H. Swatos, Jr. (eds.) Testing Pluralism. Globalizing Belief, Localizing Gods. Leiden: Brill, pp. 11-37.

    Reports & analyzes 1996, 2001, '06, & '11 survey data from Australian Catholic mass attenders, by age categories.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Catholic, Australia; Belief; Australia; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Sexual attitudes; Abortion; Moral
  • Pentecostal affiliation.
    Garneau, Christopher R.H., and Philip Schwadel (2013)
    Review of Religious Research 55:2: 339-353.

    Analyzes 2007 U.S.A. telephone interview data; Pentecostals compared to other Evangelicals are less education, more likely to be biblical literalists, more likely to believe in miracles, more likely to want anti-abortion laws, more likely to oppose homosexuality & evolution, & more likely to have voted for George W. Bush in 2004.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Politics, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Miracle; Literalism; Homosexuality; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.
  • Institutional selection for conformity: The case of U.S. Catholic priests.
    Sullins, D. Paul (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 74:1: 56-81.

    Analyzes 2002 survey data from American Catholic priests; both birth cohort & ordinatio cohort predict divergence from official teachings, increasing it before 1970, decreasing it 1970 & after. Thus contextual culture explains divergence before 1970 & institutional selection after.

    Associated Search Terms: Cloning; Suicide; Stem cell controversy; Moral; Clergy; Celibacy; Birth control; Abortion; Sexual attitudes; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • The Spirit's Tether. Family, Work, and Religion among American Catholics.
    Konieczny, Mary Ellen (2013)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on 2000-02 field work in 2 Midwest U.S.A. Catholic parishes, one liberal & one conservative. Models of church are transposed into family life. Traditionalists rejected the modernized Church of their childhood while progressives accepted pre-conciliar religious commitment but not its cultural trappings.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Ritual; Justice; Birth control; Authority; Abortion; Participant observation; Traditionalism; Moral; Socialization; Conservative/liberal; Comparative; Family; Habitus; Life histories; Work; Catholic, U.S.A.; Women; Parish
  • Sexualities in the migration context: Religious influences on views on abortion and homosexuality.
    Siara, Bernadetta (2012)
    In Peter Nynäs and Andrew Kam-Tuck Yip (eds.) Religion, Gender and Sexuality in Everyday Life. Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate, pp. 91-108.

    Based on 2009-10 qualitative interviews with Polish migrants to the U.K., mostly aged 23-34. Catholicism had some influence on migrants' views on abortion & homosexuality, but the change to the less restrictive British context was accompanied by some change.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Catholic, Great Britain; Great Britain; Homosexuality; Polish British; Migrant
  • The Beginning of Life: A Social Constructionist Approach.
    Blasi, Anthony J. (2012)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Enzo Pace (eds.) Mappng Religion and Spirituality in a Postsecular World. Leiden: Brill, pp. 131-149.

    Associated Search Terms: Phenomenology; Life (moral issue); Abortion; Moral; Constructionist theory
  • Faith, Race-ethnicity, and Public Policy Preferences: Religious Schemas and Abortion Attitudes among U.S. Latinos.
    Bartkowski, John P., Aida I. Ramos-Wada, Christopher G. Ellison, and Gabriel A. Acevedo (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:2: 343-358.

    Analyzes 2006 telephone interview data from U.S. Latinos; Latino Protestants were more anti-abortion than were Latino Catholics.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Protestant, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Latino Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Religion and Attitudes toward Abortion and Abortion Policy in Brazil.
    Ogland, Curtis P., and Ana Paula Verona (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:4: 812-821.

    Based on 2002 Brazilian survey data (Pesquisa Social Brasileira).

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Brazil
  • El movimento antiabortista en la España del siglo XXI: el protagonismo de los grupos laicos cristianos y su alianza de facto con la Iglesia católica.
    Aguilar Fernández, Susana (2011)
    Revista de estudios politicos 154: 11-39.

    Associated Search Terms: Spain; Catholic, Spain; Abortion; Politics, Spain
  • Fighting against the moral agenda of Zapatero's Socialsit government (2004-2011): The Spanish Catholic Church as a political contender.
    Aguilar Fernández, Susana (2011)
    Politics and Religion 5:3: 671-694.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Politics, Spain; Spain; Catholic, Spain
  • The Young and the Restless? The Liberalization of Young Evangelicals.
    Farrell, Justin (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:3: 517-532.

    Analyzes 2006 U.S.A. interview data; young Evangelicals have more liberal sexual attitudes but not more liberal stands on abortion.

    Associated Search Terms: Age; Abortion; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Homosexuality; Sexual attitudes
  • Protestant Clergy and the Culture Wars: An Empirical Test of Hunter's Thesis.
    Uecker, Jeremy E., and Glenn Lucke (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:4: 692-706.

    Analyzes 2001 questionnaire data from American clergy; "culture wars" are more characteristic of clergy than others & correlate with a belief in biblical inerrancy.

    Associated Search Terms: Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Homosexuality; Evolution; Education; Conflict; Clergy; Abortion; Literalism
  • American Religion. Contemporary Trends.
    Chaves, Mark (2011)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Uses 1972-2008 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data & 1998 & 2006-07 National Congregations Study data to trace religious patterns & changes in the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Sexual attitudes; Seminarians; Practice; Politics, U.S.A.; Literalism; Homosexuality; Clergy image; Belief; Abortion; United States; Membership
  • El derecho al aborto en discusión de grupos católicos en la comisión de salud de la legislatura de la ciudad de Buenos Aires.
    Irrazabal, Gabriela (2010)
    Sociologias 12/24: 308-336.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Politics, Argentina; Argentina, Buenos Aires; Catholic, Argentina
  • God Imagery and Opposition to Abortion and Capital Punishment: A Partial Test of Religious Support for the Consistent Life Ethic.
    Unnever, James D., John P. Bartkowski, and Francis T. Cullen (2010)
    Sociology of Religion 71:3: 307-322.

    Analyzes 2004 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; close relationship with a loving God predicts opposing both abortion & capital punishment.

    Associated Search Terms: Capital punishment; United States; God, image of; Abortion
  • From Generation to Generation. Religious Involvement and Attitudes toward Family and Pro-Family Outcomes among U.S. Catholics.
    Burdette, Amy M., and Teresa A. Sullivan (2010)
    In Christopher G. Ellison and Robert A. Hummer (eds.) Religion, Families, and Health. Population-Based Research in the United States. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 126-147.

    Analyzes 1974-2004 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data from white non-Latino Catholics. There is a trend toward smaller preferred family size & a liberalization of attitudes about family, except with regard to extra-marital affairs & abortion, but declines in religious involvement counter the trend in abortion attitudes.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Catholic, U.S.A.; Family; Family size; Generations; Abortion; Sexual attitudes
  • America's Four Gods. What We Say about God & What That Says about Us.
    Froese, Paul, and Christopher D. Bader (2010)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on Baylor Religion Survey data, the authors explore the sources & consequences of 4 images of God.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; United States; Abortion; Belief; God, image of; Moral; Peace/war; Politics, U.S.A.; Science; Evolution
  • Religion, Sexually Risky Behavior, and Reproductive Health. The Mormon Case.
    Heaton, Tim B. (2010)
    In Christopher G. Ellison and Robert A. Hummer (eds.) Religion, Families, and Health. Population-Based Research in the United States. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 368-384.

    Analyzes 1995 interview data from American females aged 15-44. Finds net religious affiliation effects for abortion & sexually transmittted diseases, but not for unwanted pregnancies & HIV. The data set included enough Mormons to allow for meaningful findings for them as well as other groups.

    Associated Search Terms: AIDS; Protestant (mainline), U.S.A..; Family; Women; Abortion; Health; Catholic, U.S.A.; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Mormon, U.S.A.; Sexual activity
  • Understanding the Effects of Personal and School Religiosity on the Decision to Abort a Premarital Pregnancy.
    Adamczyk, Amy (2009)
    Journal of Health and Social Behavior 50:2: 180-195.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity, collective; Education; Religiosity; Abortion
  • The impact of race on denominational variations in social attitudes: The issue and its dimensions.
    Gay, David A., and John P. Lynxwiler (2009)
    Sociological Spectrum 30:1: 110-127.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Denomination (organizational entity); Homosexuality; Race; Sexual attitudes
  • Dimensions of Religiosity among American Catholics: Measurement and Validation.
    Rinaman, William C., Matthew T. Loveland, Robert F. Kelly, and William R. Barnett (2009)
    Review of Religious Research 50:4: 413-440.

    Analyzes 2001 & later telephone interview data of U.S.A. Catholics to develop dimensions & improve measurement; tests predictive power with abortion attitudes.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Practice; Abortion; Catholic, U.S.A.; Measurement; Identity; Dimensions of religiosity; Celibacy; Belief; Devotionalism
  • A Christian Coalition for Catholics? The Massachusetts Model.
    Cunningham, Maurice T. (2009)
    Review of Religious Research 51:1: 55-70.

    An early 21st century effort by the Massachusetts Catholic bishops to mobilize church members for political stands important to the bishops themselves had modest results.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Politics, U.S.A.; Moral; Homosexuality; United States, Massachusetts; Bishop; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • The Political Influence of Churches.
    Djupe, Paul A., and Christopher P. Gilbert (2009)
    New York: Cambridge University Press.

    1998/2004 questionnarie data from clergy, '99 from their congregation members; congregations & small groups affect political beliefs.

    Associated Search Terms: Civic skills; Social capital; Politics, U.S.A.; Parish; Social participation; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Homosexuality; Clergy role; Group; Episcopal; Abortion; Environmentalism; Network
  • The Effects of Religious Contextual Norms, Structural Constraints, and Personal Religiosity for Abortion Decisions.
    Adamczyk, Amy (2008)
    Social Science Research 37:2: 657-672.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion
  • Young Catholics and Pro-Life Thinking: How Catholic College Students View the Issues of Abortion, Euthanasia, and Capital Punishment.
    Maher, Michael J., Linda M. Sever, and Shaun Pichler (2008)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 19: 17-41.

    Analyzes 2003 survey data from Loyola University, Chicago, students; Catholics more than othrs linked abortion, euthanasia, & capital punishment.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Life (moral issue); Moral; Euthanasia; Capital punishment; Students, undergraduate; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Envisioning the Nation: Women Activists, Religion and the Public Sphere in Indonesia.
    Rinaldo, Rachel (2008)
    Social Forces 86:4: 1781-1804.

    Based on ethnographic data on Islamic women's political groups in Indonesia.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Politics, Indonesia; Participant observation; Indonesia; Islam, Indonesia; Law; State; Pornography; Women; Activism
  • When a Funeral Isn't Just a Funeral: The Layered Meaning of Everyday Action.
    Munson, Ziad (2007)
    In Nancy T. Ammerman (ed.) Everyday Religion. Observing Modern Religious Lives. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 121-135,

    Based on life histories from 82 pro-life activists in 3 U.S. cities.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Life histories; Activists
  • Cyber Wars: Catholics for a Free Choice and the Online Abortion Debate.
    Bloch, Jon P. (2007)
    Review of Religious Research 49:2: 165-186.

    Examines a web site & dicourse appearing on it.

    Associated Search Terms: Discourse; Abortion; Internet; Catholics for a Free Choice
  • Religion and Reproductive Genetics: Beyond Views of Embryonic Life?
    Evans, John H., and Kathy Hudson (2007)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 46:4: 565-581.

    Analyzes 2003 internet-based survey data from Americans; Evangelicals, fundamentalists, & traditionalist Catholics oppose reproductive genetic technologies not only out of concern for embryonic life (similar to the caze with abortion) but also out of a different approach to suffering.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; United States; Stem cell controversy; Liberal/conservative; Moral
  • Fetal Positions: Unraveling the Influence of Religion on Premarital Pregnancy Resolution.
    Adamczyk, Amy, and Jacob Felson (2006)
    Social Science Quarterly 89:1: 17-38.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion
  • Religion, Morale Individuelle et Politique Américaine.
    Blasi, Anthony J. (2006)
    Social Compass 53:3: 367-378.

    Analyzes 2002 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; focuses on the 2000 presidential election & attitudes toward abortion & homosexuality.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Abortion; United States; Politics, U.S.A.; Moral
  • Conflict and Consensus. A Study of Values and Attitudes in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
    Fahy, Tony, Bernadette C. Hayes, and Richard Sinnott (2006)
    Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill.

    Based on European Values Study data, with added items. Factor analysis shows somewhat different attitudinal cleavages in the 2 Irelands.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Homosexuality; Postmaterialism; Divorce; Gender role; Politics, Ireland; Politics, Great Britain; Environmentalism
  • Religion and Abortion Attitudes among U.S. Hispanics: Findings from the 1990 Latino National Political Survey.
    Ellison, Christopher G., Samuel Echevarra, and Brad Smith. (2005)
    Social Science Quarterly 86: 192-208.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Latino Americans
  • Attitudes toward Abortion among Religious Traditions in the United States: Change or Continuity?
    Hoffmann, John P., and Sherrie Mills Johnson (2005)
    Sociology of Religion 66:2: 161-182.

    Analyzes 1972-2002 General Social Survey (U.S.A..) data; focuses on the relevance of circumstances of abortion to subgroups' attitudes toward abortion.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Abortion
  • Polarization, Secularization, or Differences as Usual? The Denominational Cleavage in U.S. Social Attitudes Since the 1970s.
    Bolzendahl, Catherine, and Clem Brooks (2005)
    Sociological Quarterly 46:1: 47-78.

    Analyzes 1972-2000 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; uses the categories: Evangelical Protestant, Catholic, Mainline Protestant; Black Protestant; Jewish, & none.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual attitudes; United States; Gender; Abortion
  • Images of God: The Effect of Personal Theologies on Moral Attiudes, Political Affiliation, and Religious Behavior.
    Bader, Christopher D., and Paul Froese (2005)
    Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion 1:24. (online)

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Abortion; Politics, U.S.A.; God, image of
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Citation data are provided by Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame; University of Texas at San Antonio).

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