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  • Latino congregations and youth educational expectations.
    Sanchez, Esmeralda, Nicholas Vargas, Rebecca Burwell, Jessica Hamar Martinez, Milagros Peña, and Edwin I. Hernandez (2016)
    Sociology of Religion 77:2: 171-192.

    Analyzes 2004-07 survey data from largely Latino parishes & congregations in Chicago. Attendance predicts educational expectations. Pentecostal Latino youths' expectations were less than Evangelical youths'; congregational-level SES contextual effects explain the Pentecostal/evangelical difference.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; United States, Illinois, Chicago; Latino Americans; Education; Contextual effects
  • Denominational variations across American Jewish communities.
    Sheskin, Ira M., and Harriet Hartman (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:2: 205-221.

    Analyzes the Decade 2000 Data Set (interview data). The presence of a community of the respondent's denomination affected the respondent's individual religious behavior.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; Community; Jewish, U.S.A.; Ecology; Denomination (organizational entity); Contextual effects
  • God bless our children? The role of generation, discrimination and religious context for migrants in Europe.
    Van der Bracht, Koen, Bart van de Putte, and Pieter-Paul Verhaeghe (2013)
    International Migration 51:3: 23-27.

    Associated Search Terms: Contextual effects; Discrimination; Europe; Generations; Migrant; Religiosity
  • Social trust and religion in Sweden: Theological belief versus social organization.
    Lundåsen, Susanne Wallman, and Lars Trägårdh (2013)
    In Joep de Hart, Paul Dekker, and Loek Halman (eds.) Religion and Civil Society in Europe. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 109-124.

    Analyzes 2009 Swedish survey data. Individual levels of trust correlate positively with community levels of church attendance, & trust correlates positively with volunteering in parishes.

    Associated Search Terms: Organization; Contextual effects; Levels of inclusiveness; Lutheran, Sweden; Sweden; Trust
  • The (Dis)similarity of a minority religion to its broader religious context: The case of American Jews.
    Hartman, Harriet (2013)
    Review of Religious Reseach 55:3:459-490.

    Analyzes data supplied from 2000-01 Jewish American survey data. Individual factors were more important than contextual factors in predicting strong Jewish identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Contextual effects; Identity; Levels of inclusiveness
  • Religion and social participation in Postcommunist Europe.
    Voicu, M?lina, and Claudiu Tufi? (2013)
    In Joep de Hart, Paul Dekker, and Loek Halman (eds.) Religion and Civil Society in Europe. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 203-217.

    Analyzes 2008 European Values Study data from 21 postcommunist European nations. Church attendance predicts voluntary organization membership in low religiosity contexts, negatively predicts it in high religiosity contexts. membership in voluntary organizations is higher in Catholic countries but higher by individual Protestants.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Contextual effects; Protestant, Europe; Civic engagement; Catholic, Europe; Social participation
  • The relationship of Jewish community contexts and Jewish identity: A 22-community study.
    Hartman, Harriet, and Ira Sheskin (2012)
    Conemporary Jewry 32:3: 237-283.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Contextual effects; Jewish, U.S.A.; Community
  • Religiosity and deviance: An examination of the moral community and antiasceticism hypotheses among U.S. adults.
    Sturgis, Paul W., and Robert D. Baller (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:4: 809-820.

    Uses 2000 & '02 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data in one analysis & 1998 in another; attendance is inversely related to minor & major deviance, controlling for regions (which vary by attendance rates). Interaction of mean region attendance & individual attendance produced no effects.

    Associated Search Terms: Deviance/social control; Drug; Practice; Asceticism; Criminology; Contextual effects; Sexual activity; United States; Regionalism
  • Religion and AIDS in Africa.
    Trinitapoli, Jenny, and Alexander Weinreb. (2012)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Interview & other kinds of data from Malawi, seacondary analysis of data from other sub-Saharan nations. While "new mission Protestant" churches have a lower incidence of AIDS, the best predictor is religiosity, not affiliation; individual & especially village religiosity inversely predicts HIV+ for women, but is positively associated for men.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Africa; Healing; Sexual activity; Stigma; Sex; Religiosity; Network; Malawi; Health; Contextual effects; Christian, Africa; Africa; AIDS
  • Faith behind bars: An explicit test of the moral community hypothesis in the correctional environment.
    Sturgis, Paul W. (2010)
    Journal of Offender Rehabilitation 49:5:342-362.

    Associated Search Terms: Contextual effects; Penology; Prisoners
  • Ethnic, family, and social contextual influences on Asian American adolescents' religiosity.
    Zhai, Jiexia Elisa, and Charles E. Stokes (2009)
    Sociological Spectrum 29:2: 20.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Contextual effects; Adolescents; Religiosity; Asian Americans; Ethnic
  • Moral Communities and Adolescent Delinquency: Religious Contexts and Community Social Control.
    Regnerus, Mark D. (2003)
    Sociological Quarterly 44:4: 523-554.

    Analyzes 1995-96 interview data from U.S. adolescents. While individual religious effects (especially conservative Protestant) remain strongest, county & school religious homogeneity predict lower theft & minor delinquency rates.

    Associated Search Terms: Social control; Conservative, U.S.A.; Homogeneity; Adolescents; Delinquency; Contextual effects
  • Religiosity, religious climate, and delinquency among ethnic groups in the Netherlands.
    Junger, Marianne, and Wim Polder (1993)
    British Journal of Criminology 33:3: 416-435.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Contextual effects; Delinquency; Ethnic; Netherlands
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Citation data are provided by Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame; University of Texas at San Antonio).

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