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  • Christians under Covers: Evangelicals and Sexual Pleasure on the Internet.
    Burke, Kelsy C. (2016)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Studies how Evangelical websites promote the evangelical view of marital sex.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical; Internet; Sexual attitudes; Sexual norms
  • 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
  • Chrisian nationalism and white racial boundaries: Examining whites' opposition to interracial marriage.
    Perry, Samuel L., and Andrew L. Whitehead (2015)
    Ethnic and Racial Sudies 38:10: 1671-1689.

    Associated Search Terms: Racial attitudes; Christian Identity; Prejudice, racial; Marriage
  • United by faith? Race/ethnicity, congregational diversity, and explanations of racial inequality.
    Cobb, Ryon J., Samuel L. Perry, and Kevin D. Dougherty (2015)
    Sociology of Religion 76:2: 177-198.

    Analyzes 1998 & 2006 General Social Survey(U.S.A.) data & '98 & '06 National Congregations Study data. Multi-racial congregations do not make whites' explanations of minority disadvantage more structural, & these congregations attract minorities who have non-structural explanations.

    Associated Search Terms: Racial attitudes; Stratification; Parish; Congregation; United States
  • Biblical Literalism and Sexual Morality in Comparative Perspective: Testing the Transposability of a Conservative Religious Schema.
    Ogland, Curtis P., and John P. Bartkowski (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:1: 3-24.

    Analyzes 2007-10 interview and telephone interview data from 15 nations. Literalism predicts traditionalist views about sexuality in most of the nations, especially where permissive views are predominant.

    Associated Search Terms: Literalism; Moral; Comparative; Sexual attitudes
  • Worship discouse and white race-based policy attitudes.
    Brown, R. Khari, Angela Kaiser, and James S. Jackson (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:2: 291-312.

    Analyzes 2004 National Politics Study (U.S.A.) interview data, white non-Latino subsample. Attendance at churches where politics is discussed affects attitudes toward such race policies as affirmative action.

    Associated Search Terms: Racial attitudes; Politics, U.S.A.; Discourse
  • Ambivalent Miracles: Evangelicals and the Politics of Racial Healing.
    Wadsworth, Nancy D. (2014)
    Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Racial attitudes; Stratification
  • Attendance matters: Religion and ethical affirmation of gay and lesbian sexuality.
    Wright, Nathan (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:2: 245-273.

    Analyzes 1974-2000 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data. Weekly attenders are more likely to be isolated from general perspectives such as ethical affirmation of gay & lesbian sexuality.

    Associated Search Terms: Social capital; Homosexuality; Practice; Sexual attitudes; United States
  • The rise of the diversity expert; How American Evangelicals simultaneously accentuate and ignore race.
    Marti, Gerardo, and Michael O. Emerson (2014)
    In Brian Steensland and Philip Goff (eds.) The New Evangelical Social Engagement. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 179-199.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Race; Diversity; Racial attitudes
  • Changing Faith: The Dynamics and Consequences of Americans' Shifting Religious Identities.
    Sherkat, Darren E. (2014)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Describes U.S.A. religion with General Social Survey data; presents models predicting religious switching & apostasy. Secularization, supply-side rational choice theories, & other grand theories fail to explain changes of religion in the U.S.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Mobility (vertical); Politics, U.S.A.; Polity; Practice; Sexual activity; Sexual attitudes; Change; Disaffiliation; Homosexuality; Belief; Conversion; Education; Secularization; Rational choice theory; Membership; Identification; Marriage; Migration; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Ethnic; United States
  • When white people report racial discrimination: The role of region, religion, and politics.
    Mayrl, Damon, and Aliya Saperstein (2013)
    Social Science Research 42:3: 742-754.

    Associated Search Terms: Racial attitudes
  • Attitudes toward marriage, divorce, cohabitation, and casual sex among working-age Latinos. Does religion matter?
    Ellison, Christopher G., Nicholas H Wolfinger, and Aida I. Ramos-Wada (2013)
    Journal of Family Issues 34:3: 295-322.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Sexual attitudes; Latino Americans; Marriage/divorce
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Religion and social attitudes: Examining the contours of religion in moral judments toward premarital sex and cohabitation in contemporary Brazil.
    Ogland, Curtis P., and Pedro Hinojosa (2012)
    Sociology of Religion 73:4: 411-428.

    Analyzes 2002 Projeto Religião no Brasil data; Brazilian Protestants & Brazilians with a theologically conservative view of the Bible are more likely to disapprove of cohabitation & pre-martal sex.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Sexual attitudes; Brazil
  • Blacks and Whites in Christian America. How Racial Discrimination Shapes Religious Convictions.
    Emerson, Michael O., and Jason E. Shelton (2012)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Racial attitudes; Discrimination; African Americans; Belief; Christian, U.S.A.
  • No money, no honey, no church: The deinstitutionalization of religious life among white working class.
    Wilcox, W. Bradford, Andrew J. Cherlin, Jeremy E. Uecker, and Matthew Messel (2012)
    Research in the Socology of Work 23: 227-250.

    Attendance among moderately educated whites declined relative to that among college-educated whites. Economic characteristics, current & past family characteristics, & attitudes toward premarital sex, each explain part of the decline.

    Associated Search Terms: Class; Family; Practice; Sexual attitudes; United States; Working class
  • Contact, congregations, and children of color: The effects of interracial contact in religious settings on whites' attitudes toward transracial adoption.
    Perry, Samuel L. (2011)
    Journal of Comparative Family Studies 42: 851-869.

    Associated Search Terms: Race; Racial attitudes; Adoption
  • The Connection between Worship Attendance and Racial Segregation Attitudes among White and Black Americans.
    Brown, R. Khari (2011)
    Religions 2:3: 277-296. www.mdpi.com/journal/religions

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Racial attitudes; Segregation, racial
  • Neighbors Like Me? Religious Affiliation and Neighborhood Racial Preferences among non-Hispanic Whites.
    Merino, Stephen M. (2011)
    Religions 2:2: 165-183. www.mdpi.com/journal/religions

    Based on 2000 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; demographics rather than religious denomination predicts attitudes toward racially integrated neighborhoods, once the controls are introduced.

    Associated Search Terms: Racial attitudes; Denomination (organizational entity); United States; Segregation, racial
  • 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
  • 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
  • Neither Jew nor Gentile. Exploring Issues of Racial Diversity on Protestant College Campuses.
    Yancey, George (2010)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    A survey of intitutions shows few effects of diversity programs in attracting minority students or raising their graduation rates. A student survey shows some programs raise tensions. Diverse faculty & diversity courses help.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Race; Protestant, U.S.A.; Education; Racial attitudes
  • 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
  • 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
  • Critical Whiteness Theories and the Evangelical 'Race Problem': Extending Emerson and Smith's DIVIDED BY FAITH.
    Tranby, Eric, and Douglas Hartmann (2008)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 47:3: 341-359.

    Analyzes 2003 U.S.A. survey data; individualist views tend to legitimate racial inequality.

    Associated Search Terms: Individualism; Racial attitudes; Legitimation
  • Cross-National Moral Beliefs: The Influence of National Religious Context.
    Finke, Roger, and Amy Adamczyk (2008)
    Sociological Quarterly 49:4: 617-652.

    Analyzes international survey data. Religious context is more important for sexual moral attitudes than for attitudes about legally relevant matters.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Sexual attitudes; Law
  • Theological Orientations within the African American Protestant Church and Their Relationship to Racial Identity.
    Butler-Barnes, Sheretta T., Pamela P. Martin, Sigrid Julian Dixon, and Simone T. Robinsom (2008)
    African American Research Perspectives (Spring 2008): 40-53.

    Church based convenience samples of African Americans show other-worldly theoloies positively related to racial identity, negatively reated to assimilationism.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Assimilation; Racial attitudes; Otherworldliness; Identity
  • Sex and the Soul: Juggling Sexuality, Spirituality, Romance and Religion on America's College Campuses.
    Freitas, Donna (2008)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual activity; Sexual attitudes; Students, undergraduate
  • Forbidden Fruit. Sex & Religion in the Lives of American Teenagers.
    Regnerus, Mark D. (2007)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on 2002-03 National Survey of Youth and Religion data, with follow-up interviews, & the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Birth control; Adolescents; Moral; Sexual activity; Sexual attitudes
  • 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
  • Influence de l'intégration religieuse sur les attitudes: analyse comparative européennes.
    Bréchon, Pierre (2002)
    Revue française de sociologie 43:3: 461-483.

    Based on 1998 European survey data. Practice predicts sexual permissiveness inversely, gender role attitudes, abortion attitudes, attitudes about civic honesty, trust of institutions & political views.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe; Abortion; Moral; Practice; Sexual attitudes; Comparative; Politics; Gender role
  • The Effects of Switching on Denominational Subcultures.
    Gay, David A., John P. Lynxwiler, and Charles W. Peek (2001)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 40:3: 515-525.

    Analyzes 1990-98 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; people who switched denominations held attitudes similar to those already in the denominations. Baptists show the least heterogeneity in moral attitudes, Catholics the most.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Moral; Attitude; Episcopal; Methodist, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Denomination (organizational entity); Baptist, U.S.A.; Conversion
  • I giovani, il sesso, l'amore.
    Garelli, Franco (2000)
    Bologna: Il Mulino.

    Qualitative survey of Italians aged 20-24.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy; Youth; Sexual attitudes
  • The Search for Common Ground: What Unites and Divides American Catholics.
    Davidson, James D., Andrea S. Williams, Richard A. Lamanna, Jan Stenftenagel, Kathleen Maas Weigert, William J. Whalen, and Patricia Wittberg (1999)
    Huntington, Indiana: Our Sunday Visitor.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual attitudes; Catholic, U.S.A.; Generations; Change; Belief; Practice; United States, Indiana
  • Giovani, Affettività, Sessualità.
    Buzzi, Carlo (1998)
    Bologna: Il Mulino.

    Based on survey data from Italians aged 18-30.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy; Sexual attitudes; Youth
  • Secularised Sexuality. Youth Values in a City-island.
    Abela, Anthony M. (1998)
    Valletta, Malta: Social Values Studies

    Associated Search Terms: Malta; Catholic, Malta; Sexual abuse; Sexual attitudes; Adolescents; Sexual activity
  • Identità, Razza e Religione.
    Blasi, Anthony J. (1997)
    In Luigi Tomasi (ed.), Razzismo e società plurietnica. Conflitti etnici e razzismi giovanili in Europa. Milano: Franco Angeli, pp. 249-259.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Racial attitudes
  • Secularization and the Influence of Religion on Beliefs about Premarital Sex.
    Petersen, Larry R., and Gregory V. Donnenworth (1997)
    Social Forces 75:3: 1071-1089.

    Analyzes 1972-93 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; church-attending conservative Protestants continue most to oppose premarital sex.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; Sexual attitudes; United States
  • Secularization and the influence of religion on beliefs about pre-marital sex.
    Peterson, Larry R., and Gregory V. Donnenwerth (1997)
    Social Froces 75: 1071-1088.

    1972-93 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) show loosening of traditional beliefs about sexual behavior for all except frequently church-attending conservative Protestants.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Conservative, U.S.A.; Sexual attitudes; United States
  • Are the Rumors of War Exaggerated? Religious Orthodoxy and Moral Progressivism in America.
    Davis, Nancy J., and Robert V. Robinson (1996)
    American Journal of Sociology 102:3: 756-787.

    Analyzes 1991 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; political differences between the religiously orthodox & others are limited to issues of schooling, sexuality, abortion, & gendered division of labor.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; United States; Sexual attitudes; Abortion; Education; Sex role
  • Religious Orthodoxy in American Society: The Myth of a Monolithic Camp.
    Davis, Nancy J., and Robert V. Robinson (1996)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 35:3: 229-245.

    Analyzes 1991 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; theologically conservatives are conservative also on sexual, reproductive, & child education issues, not on gender, racial, & economic issues.

    Associated Search Terms: Sex role; Politics, U.S.A.; United States; Abortion; Education; Conservative, U.S.A.; Sexual attitudes
  • The Persistence of Religious Identity among College Catholics.
    Dillon, Michele (1996)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 35:2: 165-170.

    Associated Search Terms: Capital punishment; Abortion; Students, undergraduate; Catholic, U.S.A.; Sexual attitudes
  • The Teaching of Nonmarital Sexual Abstinance and Members' Sexual Attitudes and Behaviors: The Case of Latter-Day Saints.
    Holman, Thomas B., and John R. Harding (1996)
    Review of Religious Research 38:1: 51-60.

    1988 U.S. interview data show Mormons' sexual attitudes & premarital sexual activity rates differ from others'.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual attitudes; Sexual activity; Mormon, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Atheist, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.
  • Laity: American and Catholic: Transforming the Church.
    D'Antonio, William V., James D. Davidson, Dean R. Hoge, and Ruth A. Wallace (1995)
    Kansas City, Missouri: Sheed & Ward.

    Analyzes 1993 survey data from American Catholics.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Ethnic; Sexual attitudes; Age; Authority; Moral
  • Attitudes toward Abortion among U.S. Catholics: Another Case of Symbolic Politics?
    Welch, Michael R., David C. Leege, and James C. Cavendish (1995)
    Social Science Quarterly 76:1: 142-157.

    Analyzes 1983-84 questionnaire data from parish-connected U.S. Catholics; sexual restrictiveness & devotionalism best predict opposition to abortion.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual attitudes; Abortion; Catholic, U.S.A.; Devotionalism
  • Culture Shift and Generational Population Replacement: Individualization, Secularization, and Moral Value Change in Contemporary Scandinavia.
    Pettersson, Thorleif (1994)
    In Thorleif Pettersson and Ole Riis (eds.) Scandinavian Values. Religion and Morality in the Nordic Countries. Uppsala: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis. Psychologia et Sociologia Religionum 10, pp. 197-212.

    Analyzes 1981 & '90 European Values Study data; shows changes over the interim.

    Associated Search Terms: Values; Family; Scandinavia; Moral; Sexual attitudes; Change; Religiosity
  • Social Values, Religiosity, and Marital Context.
    Montoro, Julian (1993)
    Sociology of Religion 54:4: 403-412.

    Analyzes responses of Catholics in the 1976, '77, '80, & '82 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; shows religiously homogamous/heterogeneous marriages not predicting attitudes on various ethical issues.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Tolerance; Abortion; Homosexuality; Sexual attitudes; Racial attitudes; Catholic, U.S.A.; Justice
  • Evangelicals in the New Class: Class Versus Subcultural Predictors of Ideology.
    Schmalzbauer, John A. (1993)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 32:4: 330-342.

    Analyzes 1972-89 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data, white Evangelical subsample; shows both new class & Evangelical subculture predicting attitudes on sexual mores, abortion, sex roles, & civil liberties.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Atheist, U.S.A.; Civil liberties; Sexual attitudes; New class; Sex role; United States; Education; Jewish, U.S.A.; Abortion; Stratification; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Premarital Sexual Permissiveness and Religious Orientation: A Preliminary Investigation.
    Haerich, Paul (1992)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 31:3: 361-365.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from a private university in Southern California.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Sexual attitudes
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