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  • Census data is never enough: How to make visible the religious diversity in Mexico.
    Gutiérrez Zúñiga, Cristina, and Renée de la Torre Castellanos (2017)
    Social Compass 64:2: 247-261.

    Describes 2010 changes in the Mexican census to improve upon the detection of religious diversity in Mexico. Added categories within "no religion," ethnic & syncretistic variations within Catholicism, variations within Pentecostal, Evangelical, and Protestant categories, etc.

    Associated Search Terms: Census; Mexico
  • Using census data in the management of religious diversity: An Australian case study.
    Bouma, Gary D., and Philip Hughes (2014)
    Religion 44:3: 434-452.

    Associated Search Terms: Australia; Census; Diversity; Pluralism
  • La religión en el censo: recurso para la construcción de una cultura de pluralidad religiosa en México.
    De la Torre, Renée, and Cristina Gutiérrez Zúñiga (2014)
    Revista Cultura y Religión 8:2: 166-196.

    Associated Search Terms: Census; Mexico; Pluralism
  • Standing up to be counted: Understanding Pagan responses to the 2011 British censuses
    Crowley, Vivianne (2014)
    Religion 44:3: 1-19.

    Surveyed Pagans about how they identified themselves in the British census.

    Associated Search Terms: Pagan, Great Britain; Census; Great Britain
  • Reflexión metodológica sobre las categorías censales.
    De la Torre, Renée, and Cristina Gutiérrez Zúñiga (2007)
    In M.C. Medina (ed.) México a quince años de las reformas constitucionales en material religiosa. México: Secretaría de Gobernación, pp. 377-396.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexico; Methodology; Census
  • Censo de Religião: Um Instrumento Descartável ou Reciclável?
    Mafra, Clara (2004)
    Religião e sociedade 24:2: 152-159.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodology; Census
  • Secularization and Census Data.
    Gill, Robin (1992)
    In Steve Bruce (ed.) Religion and Modernisation: Sociologists and Historians Debate the Secualrization Thesis. Oxford:Clarendon, pp. 90-117.

    Associated Search Terms: Census; Secularization
  • The Reliability of Historical United States Census Data on Religion.
    Stark, Rodney (1992)
    Sociological Analysis 53:1: 91-95.

    Compares 1925 Seattle Church Council membership data with 1926 federal census data for Seattle.

    Associated Search Terms: Reliability; United States, Washington, Seattle; Census
  • Turning Pews into People: Estimating 19th Century Church Membership.
    Finke, Roger, and Rodney Stark (1986)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 25:2: 180-192.

    Validates American religious census data.

    Associated Search Terms: Census; Membership; United States; Demography
  • The Decline of the Shakers: Evidence from the United States Census.
    Bainbridge, William Sims (1984)
    Communal Societies 4: 19-34.

    Associated Search Terms: Shaker; Census; Demography
  • Shaker Demographics 1840-1900: An Example of the Use of U.S. Census Enumeration Schedules.
    Bainbridge, William Sims (1982)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 21:4: 352-365.

    Data from original manuscript schedules of the U.S. Census for 22 Shaker colonies in 1840, '60, '80, & 1900; the main analysis focuses on changing age structures & sex ratios.

    Associated Search Terms: Shaker; Demography; Census
  • The Religious Census of Bishop's Stortford.
    Spencer, Anthony E.C.W. (1968)
    In David Martin (ed.) A Sociological Yearbook of Religion in Britain 1. London: SCM Press, pp. 135-145.

    Analyzes 1966 religious census data.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Hertfordshire, Bishop´s Stortford; Census; Membership
  • The 1851 Religious Census--A Useless Experiment?
    Pickering, William S.F. (1967)
    British Journal of Sociology 18:4: 382-407.

    Describes the attempt to record religious facts of mid-19th century Great Britain; shows that some useful attendance data were collected, despite non-compliance on the part of some clergy.

    Associated Search Terms: Statistics; Practice; Great Britain; Census
  • A Study of Acculturation in an Amish Community.
    Smith, Elmer Lewis (1955)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Syracuse University. [DA 16, p. 1526]

    Examines contemporary Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Amish in the historical context of Amish values.

    Associated Search Terms: Amish, U.S.A.; Amish, Old Order, U.S.A.; Mapping census; Participant observation; United States, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County; Community study
  • An Appraisal of the 1936 Religious Census.
    Reuss, Carl F. (1943)
    American Sociological Rview 8: 342-345.

    Compares the census data from Washington State with a 1937 survey; finds discrepancies between them.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Washington; Census
  • The Federal Religious Census of 1926.
    Kerby, William Joseph (1927)
    Ecclesiastical Review 77(Oct.): 382-398.

    Associated Search Terms: Statistics; Census
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