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  • The religion of the educated classes revisited: New religions, the nonreligious, and educational levels.
    Lewis, James R., Sean E. Currie, and Michael P. Oman-Reagan (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:1: 91-104.

    Uses data from censuses. Members of most, but not all, new religions have higher than national averages of bachelor's degrees.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, England; Atheist; Australia; Education; Great Britain, Wales; New religions; New Zealand; Canada
  • The church on the margins: The religious context of the new atheism.
    Stahl, William A. (2015)
    In Lori G. Beaman and Steven Tomlins (eds.) Atheist Identities: Spaces and Social Contexts. New York: Springer, pp. 19-37.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, Canada; Canada
  • A common godlessness: A snapshot of a Canadian university atheist club, why its members joined, and what that community means to them.
    Tomlins, Steven (2015)
    In Lori G. Beaman and Steven Tomlins (eds.) Atheist Identities: Spaces and Social Contexts. New York: Springer, pp. 117-136.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, Canada; Students, undergraduate
  • From atheist to spiritual but not religious: A punctuated continuum of identities among the second generation of post-1970 immigrants in Canada.
    Beyer, Peter F. (2015)
    In Lori G. Beaman and Steven Tomlins (eds.) Atheist Identities: Spaces and Social Contexts. New York: Springer, pp. 137-151.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada; Spirituality; Generations; Atheist, Canada; Identification
  • The cultural, the nominal, and the secular: The social reality of religious identity among Sri Lankan Tamil youth in Canada.
    Amarasingam , Amarnath (2015)
    In Lori G. Beaman and Steven Tomlins (eds.) Atheist Identities: Spaces and Social Contexts. New York: Springer, pp. 69-85.

    Associated Search Terms: Sri Linkan Canadians; Atheist, Canada; Canada; Cultural religion; Tamil, Canada; Youth; Nominal religion
  • Religion and Partisanship in Canada.
    Guth, James L., and Cleveland R. Fraser (2001)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 40:1: 51-64.

    Canadian Evangelicals trend to the new Reform Party, mainline Protestants to the Progressive Conservatives, Catholics to the Liberals, inactive Francophone Catholics to the Bloc Quebecois, & secularists to the New Democratic Party.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, Canada; Canada; Politics, Canada; Protestant, Canada; Catholic, Canada; Atheist, Canada; Denomination (organizational entity)
  • Nonbelief in Canada: Characteristics and Origins of Religious Nones.
    Brinkerhoff, Merlin B., and Marlene M. MacKie (1993)
    In Warren Edward Hewitt (ed.), The Sociology of Religion: A Canadian Focus. Toronto: Butterworths, pp. 109-132.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada; Atheist
  • Gentrification as Secularization: The Status of Religious Belief in the Post-industrial City.
    Ley, David, and R. Bruce Martin (1993)
    Social Compass 40:2: 217-232.

    Reports 1981 data showing upwardly mobile sections of 6 major Canadian cities having higher rates of non-belief.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada; Urban; Atheist, Canada; Secularization
  • Religiously Unaffiliated Canadians: Sex, Age, and Regional Variations.
    Gee, Ellen M., and Jean E. Veevers (1989)
    Social Indicators Research 21:6: 611-628.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada; Atheist, Canada
  • Cult Consumption in Canada: A Further Critique of Stark and Bainbridge.
    Bibby, Reginald W., and Harold R. Weaver (1985)
    Sociological Analysis 46:4: 445-460.

    Critique of the Stark/Bainbridge meaning-quest market model; analyzes Canadian data, showing conversions of "nones" to conventional religions, not to cults.

    Associated Search Terms: Cult; Conversion; Canada; Atheist, Canada
  • The Heathen Canadians: Demographic Correlates of non-Belief.
    Veevers, Jean E., and D.F. Cousineau (1980)
    Pacific Sociological Review 23:2: 199-216.

    1971 Canadian census data show the "no religion" category negatively correlated with age, more male than female, more urban than rural, & over-represented in British Columbia.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban/rural; Sex; Age; Atheist, Canada; Canada
  • Religious Affiliation and Use of Drugs among Adolescent Students.
    Whitehead, Paul C. (1970)
    Journal for the scientific Study of Religion 9:2: 152-154. [Also in Stewart Crysdale and Les Wheatcroft (eds.) Religion in Canadian Society. Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1976, pp. 479-484]

    Analyzes questionnaire data from 7th grade-high school students in Halifax; reports % Protestants, Catholics, Jews, & nones using selected drugs.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Nova Scotia, Halifax; Students, secondary; Students, primary; Alcohol; Jewish, Canada; Atheist; Tobacco; Protestant, Canada; Drug; Catholic, Canada
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