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  • Jewish Identity and the Secular Achievements of American Jewish Men and Women.
    Hartman, Harriet, and Moshe Hartman (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:1: 133-153.

    Analyzes 2000-01 National Jewish Population Survey data. Greater Jewish dientity, including religious identity, correlates with secular achievement: education, labor force participation, occupational achievement.

    Associated Search Terms: Achievement; Jewish, U.S.A.; Education; Identity; Economic
  • Religion, College Grades, and Satisfaction Among Students at Elite Colleges and Universities.
    Mooney, Margarita A. (2010)
    Sociology of Religion 71:2: 197-215.

    Analyzes 1999 survey data from 1st year students at selective American colleges & universities; religious involvement predicts time in study &, after controlling for that, academic success & satisfaction.

    Associated Search Terms: Achievement; Education; Practice; Students, undergraduate
  • The New Voluntarism and the Case of Unsynagogued Jews.
    Davidman, Lynn (2007)
    In Nancy T. Ammerman (ed.) Everyday Religion. Observing Modern Religious Lives. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 51-67.

    Based on 30 interviews in 2001 with non-synagogue-affiliated third generation American Jews in southeast New England. Author sees Jewish identity as achieved, not ascribed.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Achieved/ascribed; Voluntarism; Syncretism; Jewish, U.S.A.
  • Religion and Achievement Motivation in the United States: A Structural Analysis.
    Mentzer, Marc S. (1988)
    Sociological Focus 21:4: 307-316.

    Ecological analysis of sampled U.S. rural counties; shows religion not correlated with per capital income, & Protestantism inversely with education.

    Associated Search Terms: Achievement; Protestant Ethic; Ecology; Education; Rural; Stratification
  • Religio-ethnic Effects on Attainments in the Early Career.
    Stryker, Robin (1981)
    American Sociological Review 46:2: 212-231.

    Analyzes 1975 follow-up survey data from 1957 white high school seniors in Wisconsin & a Milwaukee subsample; focuses on later education & first job. Uses denominational & ethnic categories.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; United States, Wisconsin; Jewish, U.S.A.; Achievement; Protestant, U.S.A.; United States, Wisconsin, Milwaukee; Stratification; Ethnic; Education
  • The "Jewish Ethic" and the "Spirit of Achievement."
    Etzioni-Halevy, Eva, and Zvi Halevy (1977)
    Jewish Journal of Sociology 19:1: 49-66.

    Reviews American, British, & Soviet studies; proposes the concept of chosen people as a source of self-esteem, feeling of obligation, & achievement motivation.

    Associated Search Terms: Achievement; Jewish
  • Christianism... The Protestant Ethic among Unbelievers.
    Ray, John J. (1970)
    Journal of Christian Education 13:3: 169-176.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Anglican Church of Australia servicemen; achievement orientation correlated with both Christian orientation & non-belief.

    Associated Search Terms: Soldiers; Protestant Ethic; Anglican, Australia; Australia; Atheist, Australia; Achievement
  • Socioeconomic Achievement and Religion: The American Case.
    Warren, Bruce L. (1970)
    Sociological Inquiry 40:2: 130-155. [Also in Edward O. Laumann (ed.) SocialStratification. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1970), pp. 130-155]

    Analyzes 1960 American data.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodist, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Stratification; Protestant Ethic; Denomination (organizational entity); Achievement; Catholic, U.S.A.; Episcopal
  • The Need Achievement Orientation of Catholic and Protestant Mexican-Americans.
    Bronson, L., and Arnold Meadow (1968)
    Revista Interamericana de Psichologia 2: 159-168.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexican Americans; Protestant, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Achievement; Protestant Ethic
  • Parochial School Origins and Educational Achievement.
    Warkov, Seymour, and Andrew M. Greeley (1966)
    American Sociological Review 31:3: 406-414. [Also in Andrew M. Greeley, The Sociology of Andrew M. Greeley. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1994, pp. 139-147]

    Analyzes 1960 U.S.A. survey data on professional occupations; a lack of scientific achievement by earlier age group parochial school graduates reflected economic, not religious factors.

    Associated Search Terms: Professions; Achievement; Education; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Catholic Education, Economic Values and Achievement.
    Bressler, Marvin, and Charles F. Westoff (1963)
    American Journal of Sociology 69:3: 225-244.

    No effects of Catholic education were found.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Protestant Ethic; Education; Achievement; Values; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Achievement Motivation and Religious Background.
    Veroff, Jsoeph, Sheila Feld, and Gerald Gurin (1962)
    American Sociological Review 27:2: 205-217.

    Analyzes 1957 interview data from white U.S. males; shows Jews with highest, Catholics with a middle, & Protestants with the lowest mean need-achievement scores.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Protestant Ethic; Achievement; Protestant, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Religious Participation, Religious Knowledge, and Scholastic Aptitude: An Empirical Study.
    Kosa, John, and Cyril O. Schommer (1961)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 1:1: 88-97.

    Analyzes survey data from students at an American Catholic college; religious knowledge & practice correlated with scholastic aptitude & achievement. A more church-oriented environment is likely to produce greater religious knowledge & participation.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Practice; Cognitive dimension; Education; Students, undergraduate; Achievement
  • The Achieving Society.
    McClelland, David C. (1961)
    New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold.

    Sees the Protestant Ethic phenomenon as an instance of a more general pattern in which societies encourage achievement.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Protestant Ethic; Achievement; Socialization; Japan; Germany, West; Brazil; India; Comparative
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