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  • Religious belonging, religious agency, and women's autonomy in Mozanbique.
    Agadjanian, Victor, and Scott T. Yabiku (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:3: 461-476.

    Based on 2008 interview data from women aged 15-50 in a largely Christian area of southern Mozambique. Catholics & mainline Protestants (liberal) had higher autonomy than Apostolic, other Pentecostal, & unaffiliated women.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Mozambique; Africanist; Apostolic, Mozambique; Autonomy; Denomination (organizational entity); Gender traditionalism; Mozambique, Chibuto District, Gaza Province; Women; Catholic, Mozambique; Protestant (mainline), Mozambique
  • Religion and parental values in a secularized country: Evidence from the Netherlands.
    Halman, Loek (2014)
    Social Compass 61:1: 121-140.

    Analyzes 2008 European Values Study data from the Netherlands. Parental values are related to religion; denominational differences in autonomy & obedience can be explained by attendance (a network mechanism) while differences in autonomy are partly explained by beliefs.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Belief; Family; Netherlands; Network; Obedience; Practice; Autonomy
  • Expressive individualism and religion in the Netherlands.
    Zondag, Hessel J. (2013)
    Social Compass 60:1: 41-58.

    Analyzes 2005 & '07 questionnaire data fro self-selected participants in 2 internet forums about Christianity & New Age themes. Autonomy is inversely related to religiosity. Controlling for autonomy, personal development & setting oneself apart were positively related to religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Netherlands; Religiosity; Individualism; Autonomy
  • Women's autonomy in India and Pakistan: The influence of religion and region.
    Jejeebhoy, Shireen J., and Zeba A. Sathar (2001)
    Population and Development Review 27:4: 687-712.

    Associated Search Terms: Pakistan; Women; India; Autonomy
  • Personal Autonomy in Religion and Marriage: Is There a Link?
    Wilson, John, and Mark Musick (1995)
    Review of Religious Research 37:1: 3-18.

    Analyzes 1987-88 interview data from married adult Americans; religious affiliates saw marriage as a lifetime commitment. Pentecostal, Baptist, & Christian/Disciples wives saw autonomy within marriage as less important.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; United Church of Christ; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Episcopal; United States; Baptist, U.S.A.; Individualism; Mormon, U.S.A.; Practice; Autonomy; Family; Catholic, U.S.A.; Marriage
  • Missions, Social Change, and Resistance to Authority: Notes Toward an Understanding of the Relative Autonomy of Religion.
    Miller, Jon (1993)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 32:1: 29-50.

    Maintains that western missions in the nonwestern world effected social change & often opposed nonreligious western forces.

    Associated Search Terms: Relative autonomy; Missions; Change
  • The return to the veil: Individual autonomy vs. social esteem.
    Mule, Pat, and Diane Barthel (1992)
    Sociological Forum 7:2: 323-332.

    Associated Search Terms: Autonomy; Self-esteem; Islam
  • La autonomia relativa del campo religioso rural.
    Carrasco Malhue, Pedro (1983)
    Christianismo y sociedad 76: 35-40.

    Associated Search Terms: Rural; Relative autonomy
  • Liaison entre la religione et le fonctions culturelles de la famille.
    Voyé, Liliane (1969)
    Social Compass 16:3: 355-368.

    Sees the family as largely responsible for the relative autonomy of religion from other contextual institutions.

    Associated Search Terms: Relative autonomy; Family
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