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  • Compromis religieux et transactions sociales dans la sphère catholique.
    Remy, Jean, and Paul-André Turcotte (1997)
    Social Compass 44:4: 627-640.

    Associated Search Terms: Simmel, Georg; Adjustment; Compromise; Catholic; Troeltsch, Ernst
  • Life Crises among the Religiously Committed: Do Sectarian Differences Matter?
    Ebaugh, Helen Rose, Kathe Richman, and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (1984)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 23:1: 19-31.

    Based on interviews in Houston with Christian Scientists, Catholic charismatics, & Baha'is; the 3 define crises similarly, but react to them differently.

    Associated Search Terms: Baha´i, U.S.A.; United States, Texas, Houston; Adjustment; Medical; Christian Science; Pentecostal, Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Cultos Afro-Brasileiros do Recife: um estudo de ajustamento social.
    Ribeiro, René (1978)
    Recife: Massangana.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife; Adjustment; Africanist, Brazil
  • Defection from Hutterite Colonies.
    Mackie, Marlene M. (1975)
    In Robert M. Pike and Elia J. Zureik (eds.) Socialization and Values in Canadian Society, Volume 2. toronto: McClelland & Stewart, pp. 291-316.

    Analyzes 1965 interview data from Hutterite defectors living in Canada & the U.S.: background data, reasons for defection, adjustment.

    Associated Search Terms: Adjustment; Disaffiliation; Hutterite
  • Religiosity, Generalized Anxiety, and Apprehension Concerning Death.
    Williams, Robert L., and Spurgeon Cole (1968)
    Journal of Social Psychology 75: 111-117.

    Analyzes questionnaire data & physiological response data from students at a college in the U.S. South; shows a correlation of religiosity with adjustment, but not with death anxiety.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Religiosity; Adjustment; Death anxiety
  • A Study of Selected Sociological Factors in Personal Adjustment Within Religious Orders. A Study of Adjustment of Members to a Religious Order in Terms of Integration and Alienation.
    O'Connell, John J. (1967)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Loyola University of Chicago.

    Associated Search Terms: Alienation; Society of Jesus; Orders/congregations; Adjustment
  • The Defector from the Hutterite Colony: A Pilot Study.
    Mackie, Marlene M. (1965)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, University of Alberta at Calgary. [Ottawa: National Library of Canada, Canadian Theses on Microfile #8433]

    Based on interviews with 37 Canadian & American defectors, most having left disorganized colonies & others leaving as children of community leaders. Adaptation to new environments proved difficult.

    Associated Search Terms: Adjustment; Commune; Disaffiliation; Hutterite
  • Growing Up in River City.
    Havighurst, Robert J., Paul Hoover Bowman, Gordon P. Liddle, Charles V. Matthews, and James V. Peirce (1962)
    New York: Wiley, pp. 89-95.

    Ch. 7: Clergy 1958 ratings of 17-18 year olds' religious involvement in a Midwest U.S. city indicate involvement correlates with status, educational achievement, being female, & social adjustment.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Adolescents; Stratification; Adjustment; Sex; Community study
  • The Personal Adjustment of the Older Person in the Church.
    Gray, Robert Mack (1957)
    Sociology and Social Research 41:3: 175-180.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from 2 Chicago churches; adjustment, church activities, & attitudes on religion didn't change with age. Church aided adjustment, despite strains between age groups.

    Associated Search Terms: Adjustment; Well-being; Gerontology; United States, Illinois, Chicago
  • An Analysis of Community Adjustment: A Case Study of Jansen, Nebraska.
    Miller, D. Paul (1955)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Nebraska.

    In Ch. 7, the author recounts the histories of the churches in the village.

    Associated Search Terms: Case study; Mennonite, U.S.A.; Community study; United States, Nebraska, Jansen; Historical; Adjustment; Adaptation
  • Cultos africo-brasileiros do Recife: um estudo de ajustamento social.
    Ribeiro, René (1952)
    Recife: Instituto Joaquin Nabuco. [Recife: Mfassangana, 1978]

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife; Adjustment; Africanist, Brazil; African Brazilians
  • Personal Adjustments of Old People: A Study of Old People in Protestant Church Homes for the Aged.
    Pan, Ju-Shu (1950)
    Sociology and Social Research 35:1: 3-11.

    Analyzes data from residents of Protestant-sponsored old age homes in the northern U.S.; reports rates of church attendance & listening to religious radio programming.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Media; Gerontology; Adjustment
  • Religion and Old Age. A Study of the Possible Influence of Religious Adherence on Adjustment.
    Oles, Eva S. (1949)
    Unpublished M.A. Thesis (Psychology), Bucknell University. [Reporte din Journal of Gerontology 5:2 (1950): 187.

    Analyzes interview data from Orthodox Jews, aged 65+, in the New York City area; religious adherence was related to adjustment.

    Associated Search Terms: Adjustment; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Gerontology
  • A Case Study of a Religion as a Form of Adjustment Behavior.
    Johnson, Joseph K. (1937)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Washington University (St. Louis).

    Associated Search Terms: Christian Science, U.S.A.; Adjustment
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