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  • Crimes occurring at places of worship: An analysis of 2012 newspaper reports.
    Scheitle, Christopher P. (2016)
    International Review of Victimology 22:1: 65-74.

    Associated Search Terms: Criminology
  • Religion-related hate crimes: Data, trends, and limitations.
    Scheitle, Christopher P., and Michelle Hansmann (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:4: 859-873.

    The Uniform Crime Reports, based on police reports, show a decline in religiously-based hate crimes, comparable to that of hate crimes generally in the U.S.; the National Crime Victimization Survey shows stable rates in religiously-based hate crimes over time.

    Associated Search Terms: Criminology; Hate crimes; Prejudice, religious; Methods
  • Faith and crime in the construction of social coexistence in the outskirts of São Paulo.
    Abumanssur, Edin S. (2015)
    Social Compass 62:3: 396-411.

    Notes the presence of Pentecostal organized crime figures in the outskirts of São Paulo. The Pentecostalism of that environment has detached itself from the normative Pentecostalism of the large denominations.

    Associated Search Terms: Criminology; Pentecostal, Brazil; Brazil, São Paulo, São Paulo
  • Religião e criminalidade: traficantes e evangélicos enre os anos 1980 e 2000 nas favelas cariocas.
    DaCunha, Christina Vital (2014)
    Religião e sociedade 34:1: 61-93.

    Associated Search Terms: Drug; Evangelical, Brazil; Criminology; Brazil, Rio de Janeiro
  • Renegade Amish. Beard Cutting, Hate Crimes, and the Trial of the Bergholz Barbers.
    Kraybill, Donald B. (2014)
    Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

    Narrates the attack & subsequent trial of a cult from the margins of the Amish community, whose members seized Amish critics and forcibly cut their hair & beards. "Cult" is used to refer to an isolated community dominated by an abusive leader.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Ohio, Bergholz; Criminology; Cult; Amish, U.S.A.; Conflict; Violence
  • African American religious participation.
    Taylor, Robert Joseph, Linda M. Chatters, and R. Khari Brown (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:4: 513-538.

    Analyzes 2001-03 interview data from African Americans. Women, older people, those married once, & residents of the South were more involved in religion. Stigmatized statuses--cohabiting respondents & those who served time in prison--were less involved in organized religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender; Practice; Criminology; United States, South; Marriage; Urban/rural; Women; Stigma; Age; African Americans; Religiosity
  • Pentecostalismo e o sofrimento do (ex-)bandido: testemunhos, mediações, modos de subjetivação e projetos de cidadania nas periferias.
    Machado, Carly Barboza (2014)
    Horizontes Antropológicos 20/42: 153-180.

    Associated Search Terms: Testimonial; Suffering; Pentecostal, Brazil; Criminology; Brazil, Rio de Janeiro; Assembleia de Deus dos Últimos Dias
  • God's Gangs. Barrio Ministry, Masculinity, and Gang Recovery.
    Flores, Edward Orozco (2014)
    New York: New York University Press.

    2008-09 participant observation & interview data show two urban street ministries facilitating a transition by young adult males from street life to conventional life, self-destructive masculine expression to family-centered masculine expression.

    Associated Search Terms: Gang; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Gender role; Latino Americans; Masculinity ideology; Participant observation; United States, California, Los Angeles; Body; Catholic, U.S.A.; Criminology; Life histories
  • Race and the religious contexts of violence: Linking religion and white, Black, and Latino violent crime.
    Ulmer, Jeffery T., and Casey T. Harris (2013)
    Sociological Quarterly 54:4: 610-646.

    Associated Search Terms: Criminology; Race
  • Is being "spiritual" enough without being religious? A study of violent and property crimes among emerging adults.
    Jang, Sung Joon, and Aaron B. Franzen (2013)
    Criminology 51:3: 595-627.

    Associated Search Terms: Spirituality; Criminology
  • Does religion suppress, socialize, soothe, or support? Exploring religiosity's influence on crime.
    Brauer, Jonathan R., Charles R. Tittle, and Olena Antonaccio (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:4: 753-774.

    Based on 2008-09 interview data from Dhaka, Bangladesh & Lviv, Ukraine. Religiosity was inversely related to involvement in crime in both settings, the largely Muslim one in Dhaka & the generally Christian one in Lviv.

    Associated Search Terms: Ukraine, Lviv; Criminology; Religiosity; Islam, Bangladesh; Bangladesh, Dhaka
  • Religion and the acceptability of white-collar crime: A cross national analysis.
    Corcoran, Katie E., David Pettinicchio, and Blaine Robbins (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:3: 542-567.

    Analyzes 2000 World Values Survey data. Religious belief is inversely related to accepting white collar crime; some religious contexts condition that relationship.

    Associated Search Terms: Criminology
  • 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
  • Crime and religion: Assessing the role of the faith factor.
    Johnson, Byron R., and Sung Joon Jang (2011)
    In Contemporary Issues in Criminological Theory and Research: The Role of Social Institution; Papers from the American Society of Criminology 2010 Conference, 2nd. Florence, Kentucky: Gengage Learning, pp. 117-150.

    Associated Search Terms: Criminology
  • Does Religious Involvement Generate or Inhibit Fear of Crime?
    Matthews, Todd, Lee Michael Johnson, and Catherine Jenks (2011)
    Religions 2:4: 485-503.

    West Georgia Area Survey data suggest religion reduces the fear of crime. Journal website:

    Associated Search Terms: Anxiety; Criminology; United States, Georgia
  • Historical events and spaces of hate: Hate crimes against Arabs and Muslims in post-9/11 America.
    Disha, Ilir, James C. Cavendish, and Ryan D. King (2011)
    Social Problems 58:1: 21-46.

    Associated Search Terms: Criminology; Hate crimes; Prejudice, anti-Islamic
  • More God, Less Crime. Why Faith Matters and How It Could Matter More.
    Johnson, Byron R. (2011)
    West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania: Templeton Press.

    Notes the role of religion in preventing & addressing delinquency & the prejudice among many researchers causing a neglect & denial of the facts on the matter. Presents a number of American case studies. Describes prison & post-prison programs & assesses them.

    Associated Search Terms: Drug; Deviance/social control; Social services; Delinquency; Penology; Criminology
  • Historical events and spaces of hate: Hate crimes against Arabs and Muslims in post-9/11 America.
    Disa, Ilir, James C. Cavendish, and Ryan D. King (2011)
    Social Problems 58:1: 21-46.

    Associated Search Terms: Criminology; Islam, U.S.A.; Prejudice, anti-Islamic
  • Are Muslims Distinctive?: A Look at the Evidence.
    Fish, M. Steven (2011)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Tolerance; Violence; Stratification; Social capital; Religiosity; Prejudice, sexism; Islam; Democracy; Criminology
  • Divine justice: The relationship between images of God and attitudes toward criminal punishment.
    Bader, Christopher D., Scott A. Desmond, F. Carson Mencken, and Byron R. Johnson (2010)
    Criminal Justice Review 35: 90-106.

    Associated Search Terms: Criminology; God, image of; Penology
  • Congregations and Crime: Is the Spatial Distribution of Congregations Associated with Neighborhood Crime Rates?
    Desmond, Scott A., George Kikuchi, and Kristopher H. Morgan (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49:1:37-55.

    Statistical analysis using data from mostly local Indianapolis sources.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Indiana, Indianapolis; Social capital; Criminology; Parish; Urban
  • The Role of Religious Institutions in Responding to Crime and Delinquency.
    Johnson, Byron R. (2009)
    In Peter B. Clarke (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Religion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 857-875.

    Review of the literature, mostly concerning U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Criminology; Delinquency
  • Social Determinants of the Seriousness of Crime: An Examination of a Muslim Sample.
    Serajzadeh, Seyed Hossein (2008)
    Social Compass 55:4: 541-560.

    Analyzes 2002 Iranian student survey data on the seriousness they accord crime; religiosity is a factor.

    Associated Search Terms: Criminology; Deviance/social control; Iran; Students, undergraduate
  • Traficantes evangélicos: novas formas de experimentação do sagrado em favelas cariocas.
    DaCunha, Christina Vital (2008)
    Plural--Revista da programa de Pós-Graduação em Sociologia da USP 15:1: 23-46.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, Brazil; Brazil, Rio de Janeiro; Criminology; Drug
  • Anglican Clergy as Victims of Routinized Violent Activities in Urban and Rural Localities.
    Downey, David, Jonathan Gabe, and Maria O'Beirne (2008)
    Sociology 42:1: 83-99.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Church of England; Violence; Great Britain; Urban/rural; Victim; Criminology
  • O pentecostalismo em contextos de violência: uma etnografia das relações entre pentecostais e traficantes em Magé.
    Teixeira, Cesar Pinheiro (2008)

    Associated Search Terms: Criminology; Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Magé; Pentecostal, Brazil; Violence; Participant observation; Drug
  • The impact of the terrorist attacks of 9/11 on anti-Islamic hate crime.
    Byers, Bryan, and James A. Jones (2007)
    Journal of Ethnicity and Criminal Justice 5:1: 43-56.

    Associated Search Terms: Hate crimes; Prejudice, anti-Islamic; Criminology
  • The Religious Institutional Base and Violent Crime in Rural Areas.
    Lee, Matthew R. (2006)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 45:3: 309-324.

    Uses 2000 church & U.S. census data for the rural United States; ecological effects shows the number of churches per capita inversely related to crime rates.

    Associated Search Terms: Criminology; Rural; Ecology
  • Crime/Deviance.
    Hoffmann, John P., and Stephen J. Bahr (2006)
    In Helen Rose Fuchs Ebaugh (ed.) Handbook of Religion and Social Institutions. New York: Springer, pp. 241-263.

    Associated Search Terms: Drug; Suicide; Criminology; Deviance/social control
  • Social capital, too much of a good thing? American religious traditions and community crime.
    Beyerlein, Kraig, and John R. Hipp (2005)
    Social Forces 84:2: 995-1013.

    Exclusive ("bonding") networks of Evangelicals correlate with crime rates; inclusive ("bridging") ones of mainline Protestants & Catholics correlate inversely with them. Uses counties as units of analysis.

    Associated Search Terms: Social capital; Network; Criminology; Ecology
  • Exploring the type-of-crime hypothesis, religiosity, and spirtuality in an adult male prison population.
    Fernander, Anita, John F. Wilson, Michele Staton, and Carl Leukefeld (2005)
    International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology 49:6:682-695.

    Associated Search Terms: Criminology; Penology; Prisoners; Religiosity; Spirituality
  • Intergenerational religious dynamics and adolescent delinquency.
    Pearce, Lisa D., and Dana L. Haynie (2004)
    Social Forces 82:4: 1553-1573.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Adolescents; Criminology; Delinquency
  • Civic participation, regional subcultures, and violence: The differential effects of secular and religious participation on adult and juvenile homicide.
    Lee, Matthew R., and John P. Bartkowski (2003)
    Homicide Studies 8:1: 5-39.

    Associated Search Terms: Social participation; Criminology; Homicide; Practice; Regionalism
  • Religion and Drug use among Inmates in Boot Camp: Testing a Theoretical Model with Reciprocal Relationships.
    Benda, Brent B., and Nancy J. Toombs (2002)
    Journal of Offender Rehabilitation 35: 161-183.

    Associated Search Terms: Criminology; Drug
  • Spatial variations in church burnings: The social ecology of victimized communities in the South.
    Bartkowski, John P., Frank M. Howell, and Shu-Chuan Lai (2002)
    Rural Sociology 67:4: 578-602.

    Associated Search Terms: Hate crimes; Prejudice; Ecology; Criminology; United States, South
  • "If You Love Me Keep My Commandments": A Meta-analysis of the Effect of Religion on Crime.
    Baier, Colin J., and Bradley R.E. Wright (2001)
    Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency 38:1: 3-21.

    Associated Search Terms: Criminology
  • Black church arson in the United States, 1989-1996.
    Soule, Sarah A., and Nella Van Dyke (1999)
    Ethnic and Racial Sudies 22:4: 724-742.

    Associated Search Terms: Criminology; Prejudice, racial; Hate crimes
  • Criminology's Contributions to the Study of Religious Crime.
    Iadicola, Peter (1998)
    In Anson Shupe (ed.), Wolves within the Fold. Religious Leadership and Abuses of Power. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 212-229.

    Associated Search Terms: Deviance/social control; Clergy malfeasance; Criminology
  • Conservative Protestantism and the Perceived Wrongfulness of Crimes: A Research Note.
    Curry, Theodore R. (1996)
    Criminology 34:3: 453-464.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Criminology; Deviance/social control
  • Religion and crime reexamined: The impact of religion, secular controls and social ecology on adult criminality.
    Evans, David T., Francis T. Cullen, Gregory R. Dunaway, and Velmer S. Burton (1995)
    Criminology 33:2: 195-224.

    Associated Search Terms: Criminology
  • Preaching matters--Replication and extension.
    Hull, Brooks B., and Frederick Bold (1995)
    Journal of Economic Behavior and Organizations 27:1: 143-149.

    Associated Search Terms: Criminology; Deviance/social control
  • Religion and Crime Reexamined: The Impact of Religion, Secular Controls, and Social Ecology on Adult Criminality.
    Evans, T. David, Francis T. Cullen, R. Gregory Dunaway, and Valmer S. Burton, Jr. (1995)
    Criminology 33: 195-225.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from a Midwest U.S. urban area; of several measures of religiosity, attendance most strongly inversely predicted criminal activity.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Deviance/social control; Criminology
  • Levels of Social Integration in Group Contexts and the Effects of Informal Sanction Threat on Deviance.
    Petee, Thomas A., Trudie F. Milner, and Michael R. Welch (1994)
    Criminology 32:1: 85-106.

    Associated Search Terms: Criminology; Catholic, U.S.A.; Parish; Deviance/social control
  • A Note on Perceptual Deterrence, Religiously Based Moral Condemnation, and Social Control.
    Burkett, Steven R., and Bruce O. Warren (1993)
    Criminology 31:1: 119-134.

    Associated Search Terms: Criminology; Deviance/social control; Moral
  • Crime, Delinquency, and Religion.
    Bainbridge, William Sims (1992)
    In John F. Schumaker (ed.), Religion and Mental Health. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 199-210.

    Reviews the literature.

    Associated Search Terms: Criminology; Delinquency
  • Protestant Fundamentalism and the Retributive Doctrine of Punishment.
    Grasmick, Harold G., Elizabeth Davenport, Mitchell B. Chamlin, and Robert J. Bursik, Jr. (1992)
    Criminology 30:1: 21-45.

    Analyzes 1990 interview data from residents of a southwest U.S. city; fundamentalism correlated with support for punishment as an end in itself in dealing with convicts.

    Associated Search Terms: Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Criminology; Punishment
  • Religion and Criminality: Structural Relationships between Church Involvement and Crime Rates in Contemporary Sweden.
    Pettersson, Thorleif (1991)
    Journal for the Scietnific Study of Religion 30:3: 279-291.

    Analyzes 1985 Swedish ecological data on crime & religiosity; explores the inverse relationship between them.

    Associated Search Terms: Criminology; Sweden; Ecology
  • Denomination, Religiosity and Compliance with the Law: A Study of Adults.
    Grasmick, Harold G., Karyl Kinsey, and John K. Cochran (1991)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 30:1: 99-107.

    Analyzes 1989 survey data from Oklahoma City adults.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Oklahoma, Oklahoma City; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Deviance/social control; Criminology
  • Crime and Religion: A Denominational and a Community Analysis.
    Olson, John Kevin (1990)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 29:3: 395-403.

    Ecological correlations of church memberships & crime for selected U.S. counties.

    Associated Search Terms: Criminology; Ecology
  • Relating Religion, Crime, Arousal and Boredom.
    Ellis, Lee, and Robert Thompson (1989)
    Sociology and Social Research 73:3: 132-139.

    Analyzes 1984-85 questionnaire data from Minot State U. (North Dakota, U.S.A..) students; shows those who find worship boring more likely to commit crimes; boredom may explain the inverse relationship between crime & religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Criminology; Students, undergraduate; Boredom
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