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  • Silent disagreement: Microinteractional solutions to moral dissent among Catholic converts.
    Ellis, Rachel (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:2: 383-397.

    Based on 2012-13 participant observation in an east coast USA student parish convert class (RCIA), followed by interviews. Norms of conflict avoidance preserved a private space of dissent from official teachings on contraception & homosexuality.

    Associated Search Terms: Interaction; Moral; Birth control; Norm; Homosexuality; Convert; Participant observation; Conflict; Catholic; Belief; Dissent
  • What do Argentine people believe in? Religion and social structure in Argentina.
    Mallimaci, Fotunato, Juan Cruz Esquivel, and Verónica Giménez Béliveau (2015)
    Social Compass 62:2: 255-277.

    Reports results of a 2008 survey of the Argentine population, noting changes from previous surveys.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Change; Catholic, Argentina; Birth control; Belief; Argentina
  • Fewer and better children: Race, class, religion, and birth control reform in America.
    Wilde, Melissa J., and Sabrina Danielsen (2014)
    American Journal of Sociology 119:6: 1710-1760.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Eugenics; Birth control; Stratification
  • Religion and attitudes toward family planning issues among US adults.
    Barrett, Jennifer B., Julie DaVanzo, Christopher G. Ellison, and Clifford Grammich (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:2: 161-188.

    Analyzes 1998 U.S.A. survey data. Attendance & born-again Christian identity predict less approval of contraception; Evangelical identity predicts negative views of increased access to family planning services. Catholic & conservative protestant identity have mixed associations.

    Associated Search Terms: Family planning; Practice; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Born again experience; Birth control; United States
  • Religious denomination, religious involvement and contraceptive use in Mozambique.
    Agadjanian, Victor (2013)
    Studies in Family Planning 44:3: 259-274.

    Associated Search Terms: Birth control; Denomination (organizational entity); Mozambique; Religiosity
  • 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: Celibacy; Moral; Birth control; Catholic, U.S.A.; Clergy; Cloning; Stem cell controversy; Suicide; Sexual attitudes; Abortion
  • The Spirit's Tether. Family, Work, and Religion among American Catholics.
    Konieczny, Mary Ellen (2013)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on 2000-02 field work in 2 Midwest U.S.A. Catholic parishes, one liberal & one conservative. Models of church are transposed into family life. Traditionalists rejected the modernized Church of their childhood while progressives accepted pre-conciliar religious commitment but not its cultural trappings.

    Associated Search Terms: Justice; Birth control; Authority; Ritual; Abortion; Participant observation; Marriage; Moral; Conservative/liberal; Comparative; Catholic, U.S.A.; Family; Parish; Habitus; Life histories; Traditionalism; Socialization; Work; Women
  • History, Community Milieu, and Christian-Muslim Differentials in Contraceptive Use in Sub-Saharan Africa.
    Agadjanian, Victor, Scott T. Yabiku, and Lubayna Fawcett (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:3:462-479.

    1990-2004 surveys; Christians were more likely to use contraception in Nigeria unless the local Muslim population was large. In Tanzania only proportion of Muslims in the locality predicted contraceptive use.

    Associated Search Terms: Tanzania; Nigeria; Islam, Tanzania; Islam, Nigeria; Christian, Tanzania; Birth control; Christian, Nigeria
  • Pilgrimage, Religious Institutions, and the Construction of Orthodoxy.
    Loveland, Matthew T. (2008)
    Sociology of Religion 69:3: 317-334.

    Analyzes 2004 survey data from U.S.A. Catholicism; religious experience & plgrimage involvement predict orthodoxy.

    Associated Search Terms: Celibacy; Birth control; Experience; Catholic, U.S.A.; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Pilgrimage
  • 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: Adolescents; Sexual attitudes; Sexual activity; Birth control; Moral
  • Vatican II: A Sociological Analysis of Religious Change.
    Wilde, Melissa J. (2007)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Analysis of the voting blocks at the Second Vatican Council. Events did not follow what a market model would predict.

    Associated Search Terms: Marian; Social movement; Pluralism; Organization; Market model; Ecumenism; Councils; Competition; Birth control; Authority; Change; Catholic, Vatican II
  • Talking about Sex: Religion and Patterns of Parent-child Communication about Sex and Contraception.
    Regnerus, Mark D. (2005)
    Sociological Quarterly 46:1: 79-105.

    Based on surveys of U.S. parents and U.S. adolescents; public religiosity and salience curb parent-adolescent child talk about sex & birth control.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexuality; Practice; Family; Socialization; Birth control; Salience
  • Catholic Attitudes on Sexual Behavior & Reproductive Health.
    Catholics for a Free Choice (2004)
    Washington: Catholics for a Free Choice.

    Reports international data.

    Associated Search Terms: Birth control; Politics; Divorce; Sexual activity; Catholic; Cohabitation; Condoms; Abortion
  • Attitudes of Catholics on Reproductive Rights, Church-State, and Related Issues. Three National Surveys in Bolivia, Colombia and Mexico.
    Catholics for a Free Choice (2003)
    Washington: Catholics for a Free Choice.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Bolivia; State; Catholic, Colombia; Catholic, Mexico; Birth control; Abortion; Mexico; Colombia; Bolivia
  • Declining fertility among North American Hutterites: The use of birth control within a Dariusleut colony.
    White, K.J. (2002)
    Social Biology 49:1-2: 58-73.

    Associated Search Terms: Fertility; Hutterite, North America; Birth control
  • Religion and the Decision to Use Contraception in India.
    Iyer, Sriya (2002)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 41:4: 711-722.

    Analyzes interview data from a locale in the south of India where Muslims have larger families than Hindus.

    Associated Search Terms: Birth control; India, Karnataka, Ramanagaram; Hindu, India; Islam, India
  • Religion, social milieu, and the contraceptive revolution.
    Agadjanian, Victor (2001)
    Population Studies 55: 135-148.

    Associated Search Terms: Birth control
  • Does Religion Matter in Contraceptive Use among Ghanaian Women?
    Addai, Isaac (1999)
    Review of Religious Research 40:3: 259-277.

    Analyzes 1993 interview data from a Ghana sample of women aged 15-49; denomination explained little variation in contraceptive use.

    Associated Search Terms: Ghana; Birth control; Denomination (organizational entity)
  • Responsible Parenthood: Decriminalizing Contraception in Canada.
    Appleby, Brenda Margaret (1999)
    Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

    Role of churches in the 1969 movement to end restrictions on the sale of contraceptives.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada; Social movement; Law; Birth control
  • The Changing Impact of Religion on the Sexual and Contraceptive Behavior of Adolescent Women in the United States.
    Brewster, Karim L., Elizabeth C. Cooksey, David K. Guilkey, and Ronald R. Rindfuss (1998)
    Journal of Marriage and Family 60:2: 493-504.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Women; Sexual activity; Birth control
  • Conservative Protestantism and Attitudes toward Family Planning in a Sample of Seminarians.
    Ellison, Christopher G., and Patricia Goodson (1997)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 36:4: 512-529.

    Analyzes 1995-96 survey data from North American Protestant seminarians; conservatism predicts opposition to family planning.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; Seminarians; Birth control
  • Religión y fecundidad.
    Aguinaga, Josune (1995)
    Sistema 124: 101-119.

    Reviews survey data from Spain; shows a disconnection between religion & birth control over time.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Spain; Spain; Birth control; Demography; Fecundity
  • Family Planning among Zambian Males: Differences between Catholic and non-Catholic.
    Pillai, Vijayan K. (1992)
    Sociology and Social Research 76:2: 85-88.

    Analyzes survey data from non-academic, non-administrative male staff at the University of Zambia; shows Catholics less likely to use birth control methods, but more favorable toward using them.

    Associated Search Terms: Zambia; Birth control; Catholic, Zambia
  • Patterns of Contraceptive Use in the United States: The Importance of Religious Factors.
    Goldscheider, Calvin, and William D. Mosher (1991)
    Studies in Family Planning 22:2: 102-115.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Birth control
  • Catholic Sexual Ethics since Vatican II.
    Kelly, James R. (1991)
    In Helen R.F. Ebaugh (ed.), Religion and the Social Order. Vatican II and U.S. Catholicism. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, pp. 139-154.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual activity; Traditionalism; Divorce; Homosexuality; Abortion; Catholic, U.S.A.; Birth control
  • Religiosity, Nuptiality and Reproduction in Canada.
    Balakrishnan, T.R., and Jiajian Chen (1990)
    Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology/Revue canadienne de sociologie et d'anthropologie 27:3: 316-340.

    Analyzes 1984 Canadian Fertility Survey data, from women aged 18-49; focuses on church attendance as a predictor.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Sexual activity; Birth control; Abortion; Canada; Practice
  • Religious Affiliation and Contraception Usage: Changing American Patterns 1955-1982.
    Goldscheider, Calvin, and William D. Mosher (1988)
    Studies in Family Planning 19:1: 48-57.

    Associated Search Terms: Fertility; Protestant, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Birth control; United States
  • Adolescent Religiosity and Contraceptive Usage.
    Studer, Marlena, and Arland Thornton (1987)
    Journal of Marriage and the Family 49: 117-128. Comment by Laurence L. Shornack and Fasihuddin Ahmed 51 (1989): 1983-1085. Reply by Studer and Thornton 51: 1085-1089.

    Analyzes 1980 interview data from women born in the Detroit area in 1961; religiosity varies inversely with sexual activity among unmarrieds, & inversely with contraceptive use among the sexually active.

    Associated Search Terms: Birth control; Sexual activity; United States, Michigan, Detroit
  • Residual or Prophetic? The Cultural Fate of Roman Catholic Sexual Ethics of Abortion and Contraception.
    Kelly, James R. (1986)
    Social Thought (Spring): 3-18.

    Discusses how the Catholic teaching on abortion & contraception might profitably be linked to a wider context of political & economic egalitarianism.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Catholic; Birth control
  • Contraceptive Patterns of Religious and Racial Groups in the United States, 1955-76: Convergence and Distinctiveness.
    Mosher, William D., and Calvin Goldscheider (1984)
    Studies in Family Planning 15:3: 101-111.

    Analyzes 1973 & '76 National Survey of Family Growth data from American women; notes trends toward convergence but persisting differences of contraception use by American religious groups.

    Associated Search Terms: Birth control; Women; United States
  • Catholicism and Fertility: On Attitudes of Young Americans.
    Blake, Judith (1984)
    Population and Development Review 10:2: 329-340.

    Analyzes 1980 N.O.R.C. (U.S.A.) data from high school sophomores & seniors; Catholics & others differed in fertility-related stances--expected family size, importance of having children, view of maternal role, less knowledge about birth control.

    Associated Search Terms: Fertility; Students, secondary; United States; Family; Catholic, U.S.A.; Birth control
  • Social and Religious Change in Four English Roman Catholic Parishes.
    Hornsby-Smith, Michael P., Raymond M. Lee, and Peter A. Reilly (1984)
    Sociology 18:3: 353-365.

    Social mobility & its effects seem minimal; attitudes toward contraception & liturgical innovations suggest changed attitudes about religious authority.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Mobility (vertical); Ritual; Change; Parish; Catholic, Great Britain; Birth control
  • Family Size and Contraceptive Use among Mormons: 1965-1975.
    Heaton, Tim B., and Sandra Calkins (1983)
    Review of Religious Research 25:2: 102-113.

    Analyzes data from Mormons included in the 1965, '70, & '75 National Fertility Surveys (U.S.A.).

    Associated Search Terms: Birth control; United States; Mormon, U.S.A.; Fertility
  • Papal Power. A Study of Vatican Control over Lay Catholic Elites.
    Vaillancourt, Jean-Guy (1980)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Focuses on tensions over birth control arising at an international lay conference in Rome within a monarchical papal context, during the pontificate of Pope Paul VI.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic; Authority; Pope; Birth control
  • Religione e famiglia nella recente letteratura sociologica.
    Milanesi, Giancarlo (1979)
    Studi di sociologia 17:3: 273-307.

    A review of the research literature on a variety of topics related to religion & family.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Marriage/divorce; Familism; Birth control; Fertility; Family
  • The Blending of Catholic Reproductive Behavior.
    Westoff, Charles F. (1979)
    In Robert Wuthnow (ed.) The Religious Dimension. New Directions in Quantitative Research. New York: Academic Press, pp. 231-240.

    Assembles data from various survey datasets. Notes a convergence of Catholic and non-Catholic contraceptive behavior & fertility; there is a trend toward acceptance of abortion by Catholics.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Fertility; Demography; Catholic, U.S.A.; Birth control
  • Ethnic Variations in Religious Commitment.
    Greeley, Andrew M. (1979)
    In Robert Wuthnow (ed.) The Religious Dimension. New Directions in Quantitative Research. New York: Academic Press, pp. 113-134.

    Based on General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data.

    Associated Search Terms: Hope; Family; United States; Prayer; Practice; Birth control; Marriage; Afterlife; Belief; Ethnic; Experience
  • Black Ministers' Attitudes Toward Population Size and Birth Control.
    Elifson, Kirk W., and Joseph Irwin (1977)
    Sociological Analysis 38:3: 252-257.

    Analyzes 1970 interview data from 154 African American clergy in Nashville.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Tennessee, Nashville; Clergy; African Americans; Birth control
  • The Secularization of U.S. Catholic Birth Control Practices.
    Westoff, Charles F., and Elise F. Jones (1977)
    Family Planning perspectives 9:5: 203-207.

    Analyzes 1975 National Fertility Study (U.S.A.) data; shows protestant/Catholic differences diminishing.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Catholic, U.S.A.; Birth control
  • Council or Encyclical?
    Greeley, Andrew M. (1976)
    Review of Religious Research 18:1: 3-24.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Catholic, U.S.A.; Birth control
  • Dutch Catholics on Birth Control and Sexuality.
    Hutjes, Jan M. (1975)
    Sociologia Neerlandica 11:2: 144-158.

    Analyzes 1969 survey data from Dutch Catholic couples (wives aged under 50); church commitment was inversely related to use of artificial contraception.

    Associated Search Terms: Commitment; Sexual attitudes; Netherlands; Catholic, Netherlands; Birth control
  • Dimensions of Religiosity among Catholics.
    O'Connell, Brian J. (1975)
    Review of Religious Research 16: 198-207.

    Analyzes data from Catholics in a Midwest U.S. city; divides a consequential religiosity scale into individual & social sections; stances on birth control are independent of other scales.

    Associated Search Terms: Consequential dimension; Dimensions of religiosity; Catholic, U.S.A.; Devotionalism; Sexual attitudes; Birth control
  • Contraceptive Nonconformity among Catholics.
    Groat, H. Theodore, Arthur G. Neal, and Evely C. Knisely (1975)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 14:4: 367-377.

    Analyzes 1972 data from white Catholic women, aged 20-44.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Family; Sexual activity; Women; Birth control; United States, Ohio, Toledo
  • Death of a Dogma? The American Catholic Clergy's Views of Contraception.
    Moore, Maurice J. (1973)
    Chicago: Community and Family Study Center.

    Analyzes 1971 National Opinion Research Center data from American Catholic priests.

    Associated Search Terms: Birth control; Clergy; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • The Revolution in Birth Control Practices of U.S. Roman Catholics.
    Westoff, Charles F., and Larry Bumpass (1973)
    Science 179: 41-44.

    Analyzes data from the 1970 National Fertility Study; compares it to 1955 data.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Birth control; United States
  • The Sexual Revolution among Catholic Clergy.
    Greeley, Andrew M. (1973)
    Review of Religious Research 14:2: 91-100.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Birth control; Inner-directedness; Sexual attitudes; Catholic, U.S.A.; Divorce
  • Priester zur Geburtenregelung. Eine empirische Erhebung.
    Schreuder, Osmund, and Jan Hutjes (1972)
    München: Kaiser Verlag; Mainz: Matthias Grünewald Verlag.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic; Birth control; Clergy
  • Mormonism and Birth Planning: The Discrepancy Between Church Authorities' Teachings and Lay Attitudes.
    Hastings, Donald W., Charles H. Reynolds, and Ray R. Canning (1972)
    Population Studies 26:1: 19-28.

    Historical overview & review of published studies, 1941-68.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon; Birth control
  • Sinfulness of Family Limitation: Interpretation vs. Practice in the Philippines.
    Ballweg, John A. (1972)
    Sociological Analysis 33:2: 110-116.

    Analyzes Philippine nation-wide data (Asia Research Organization); shows Catholics recognizing their church teaching against birth control but practicing it as much as non-Catholics.

    Associated Search Terms: Philippines; Catholic, Philippines; Birth control
  • La Iglesia Católica y el Crecimiento de la Población en America Latina.
    Hernández, Pedro F. (1972)
    Bolotin uruguayo de sociología 19/20: 80-104.

    Reviews data on the presence of the Catholic Church in the Latin American nations and the traditional policies it represents, which are unlikely to change in light of developments.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Latin America; Demography; Birth control
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