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  • Becoming a religious none: Irreligious socialization and disaffiliation.
    Thiessen, Joel, and Sarah Wilkins-LaFlamme (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:1: 64-82.

    Examines Alberta, Canada, & other survey data. Over time religious "nones" become increasingly so by childhood socialization rather than through disaffiliation.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Alberta; Disaffiliation; Atheist, Canada; Socialization
  • 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, Wales; New religions; Education; New Zealand; Australia; Great Britain, England; Canada; Atheist
  • 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: Canada; Atheist, Canada
  • How unreligious are the religious "nones"? Religious dynamics of the unaffiliated in Canada.
    Wilkins-Laflamme, Sarah (2015)
    Canadian Journal of Sociology 40:4: 477-500.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada; Atheist, 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: Students, undergraduate; Atheist, Canada
  • 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: Spirituality; Identification; Generations; Atheist, Canada; Canada
  • 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: Tamil, Canada; Nominal religion; Cultural religion; Canada; Atheist, Canada; Sri Linkan Canadians; Youth
  • 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: Denomination (organizational entity); Atheist, Canada; Politics, Canada; Evangelical, Canada; Protestant, Canada; Canada; Catholic, Canada
  • 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: Atheist, Canada; Secularization; Canada; Urban
  • Canadian regional differences in religious unaffiliation:
    Veevers Jean E. (1990)
    Canadian Journal of Sociology 15:1: 77-83.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, regions; Atheist, Canada
  • 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: Canada; Conversion; Atheist, Canada; Cult
  • The heathen Canadians: Demographic correlates of non-belief.
    Veevers, Jean E., and Douglas 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; Age; Sex; 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: Protestant, Canada; Students, primary; Students, secondary; Tobacco; Drug; Alcohol; Catholic, Canada; Atheist; Jewish, Canada; Canada, Nova Scotia, Halifax
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