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  • Specialization and Rent Seeking in Moral Enforcement: The Case of Confession.
    Arruñada, Benito (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:3:443-461.

    Secondary analysis of 1994 data from Indiana Catholics show Confession frequency & prayer frequency, but not mass attendance, predicting aiding the poor.

    Associated Search Terms: Almsgiving; Altruism; Catholic, U.S.A.; Confession; Contributions; Practice; United States, Indiana; Prayer
  • Schuld und Bekenntnis in Beichte und Therapie.
    Hahn, Alois, and Hubert Willems (1993)
    In Jöorg Bergmann, Alois Hahn, and Thomas Luckmann (eds.), Religion und Kultur. Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, Sonderheft 33/1. Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag, pp. 308-330.

    Associated Search Terms: Guilt; Psychoanalytic; Confession
  • Confession. Studies in Deviance and Religion.
    Hepworth, Mike, and Bryan S. Turner (1982)
    Boston: Routledge & Kegan Paul.

    Associated Search Terms: Confession; Deviance/social control
  • Zur Soziologie der Beicht und anderer Formen institutionalisierter Bekenntnisse: selbstthematisierung und zivilisationsprozess.
    Hahn, Alois (1982)
    Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 34:3: 407-434.

    Examines a medieval subjectivization of confession & subsequent developments, as promoting a self-control characteristic of the civilizing process.

    Associated Search Terms: Reformation; Catholic, medieval; Historical; Civilizing; Social control; Confession
  • Frames in Confession: The Social Construction of Sexual Sin.
    Johnson, C. Lincoln, and Andrew J. Weigert (1980)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 19:4: 368-381.

    Based on pseudo-confession proceedings occasioned by journalists in Italy; shows clergy organizing experiences into "frames."

    Associated Search Terms: Confession; Moral; Frame analysis
  • The Effects of Confession on Altruism.
    Harris, Mary B., Seldon M. Benson, and Carroll L. Hall (1975)
    Journal of Social Psychology 96: 187-192.

    Observations of men & women asked to contribute to a charity immediately before & after confessions suggest that men give less afterward.

    Associated Search Terms: Altruism; Confession
  • The Ways and Power of Love: Types, Factors, and Techniques of Moral Transformation.
    Sorokin, Pitirim A. (1954)
    Boston: Beacon Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Altruism; Confession
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