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  • Statistics for Evidence-based Policy in the Church of England: Predicting Diocesan Performance.
    Francis, Leslie J., Patrick Laycock, and Andrew Village (2010)
    Review of Religious Research 52:2: 207-220.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of England; Diocese; Membership; Practice; Great Britain; Policy research
  • The Effect of Group Size on Interfaith Marriage among Catholics.
    Davidson, James D., and Tracy Widman (2002)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 41:3: 397-404.

    Religious intermarriage in U.S. Catholic dioceses depend on the relative size of the Catholic population in the dioceses.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Catholic; Diocese
  • Diocesan Profile 2002: International Catholic Stewardship Council.
    Gautier, Mary L. (2002)
    Washington, D.C.: Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Diocese
  • The Christian Dalits' Experience. A Case Study of the Palai Diocese.
    Kurian, Sunil George (1998)
    Religion and Society 45:4: 69-80.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, India; Caste; India, Palai Diocese
  • Diocesan and Eparchial Pastoral Councils: A National Profile.
    Froehle, Bryan T. (1998)
    Washington, D.C.: Center for Applied Reseach in the Apostolate.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Pastoral planning; Diocese
  • Religion and the Sociology of Culture: Exploring the Organizational Cultures of Two Midwestern Roman Catholic Dioceses.
    Harper, Charles L., and Rebecca K. Schulte-Murray (1998)
    Review of Religious Research 40:2: 101-119.

    Based on data from adjacent dioceses in Iowa & Nebraska.

    Associated Search Terms: Diocese; Clergy; Organization; Culture; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • The Politics of Spirituality: A Study of a Renewal Process in an English Diocese.
    Hornsby-Smith, Michael P., John Fulton, and Margaret I. Norris (1995)
    Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Offers an English case study of "Renew," A Roman Catholic program of parish revitalization.

    Associated Search Terms: Diocese; Great Britain; Catholic, Great Britain
  • An Empirical Analysis of Options for Dealing with the U.S. Catholic Priest Shortage.
    Zech, Charles E. (1994)
    Review of Religious Research 35:3: 268-274.

    Analyzes mostly 1991 Official Catholic Directory data; uses dioceses as units of analysis & totals of sacraments as a dependent variable, to develop efficiency models.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Clergy; Diocese
  • L'Église Orthodoxe en la Diaspora Hellénique.
    Brunneau, Michel (1993)
    Social Compass 40:2: 199-216.

    Notes the diocesan & community bases of Greek Orthodox consciousness & organization.

    Associated Search Terms: Greek Orthodox; Diocese; Community
  • Full Pews and Empty Altars. Demographics of the Priest Shortage in United States Catholic Dioceses.
    Schoenherr, Richard A., and Lawrence A. Young, with the collaboration of Tsan-Yuang Cheng (1993)
    Madison: University of Wisconsin Press.

    Projections based on 1966-86 data from U.S. Catholic dioceses, to 2006.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Catholic, U.S.A.; Demography; Vocation; Diocese; United States, regions
  • Quitting the Clergy: Resignations in the Roman Catholic Priesthood.
    Schoenherr, Richard A., and Lawrence A. Young (1990)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 29:4: 463-481.

    Calculates 1966-84 clergy resignation rates for a random sample of American Catholic dioceses.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Ex-clergy; Diocese; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Conflict and Change in the Catholic Church.
    Seidler, John, and Katherine Meyer (1989)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Views 20th century changes in Catholicism, esp. in the U.S., as a social movement; content analysis of the National Catholic Reporter. Analyzes 1971 questionnaire data from strategically placed clergy in U.S. dioceses, analyzes with dioceses as units.

    Associated Search Terms: Ex-clergy; Conflict; Change; Content analysis; Accommodation; Catholic, U.S.A.; Diocese; Clergy; Bishop; Social movement
  • Church Schism and Secession: A Necessary Sequence?
    Steed, Mary Lou (1986)
    Review of Religious Research 27:4: 344-355.

    Studies secession from the Episcopal church after a schism over women's ordination & revision of the Book of Common Prayer; 4 case studies suggest bishops' style may prevent secession.

    Associated Search Terms: Bishop; Women; Episcopal; Diocese; Schism
  • Pouvoir religieux et space social; le diocèse de Bordeaux comme organisation.
    Palard, Jacques (1985)
    Paris: Cerf.

    Associated Search Terms: Organization; France, Bordeaux; Catholic, France; Diocese; Authority
  • The Church in Brazil: The Politics of Religion.
    Bruneau, Thomas C. (1982)
    Austin, University of Texas Press.

    Based on 1974-75, & '78 survey data, interviews, participant observation, & documents from 8 Brazilian dioceses.

    Associated Search Terms: Diocese; Base communities; Catholic, Brazil; Politics, Brazil; Brazil; Saints; Prayer; Regionalism; Popular religion; Stratification; Factor analysis; Spiritualist, Brazil; Practice
  • Continuities in the study of organizations: Churches and local government.
    Hinings, C. Robin (1979)
    In Cornelis J. Lammers and David J. Hickson (eds.) Organizations Alike and Unlike. International and Inter-institutional Studies in the Sociology of Organizations. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, pp. 137-148.

    Provides intercorrelations of organizational variables of Anglican, Catholic, & Methodist dioceses/districts in Great Britan. Notes differences from patterns that emerge in studies of political organizations.

    Associated Search Terms: Organization; Great Britain; Diocese
  • The Political Economy of Diocesan Advisory Councils.
    Schoenherr, Richard A., and Eleanor P. Simpson (1978)
    Washington: United States Catholic Conference.

    Associated Search Terms: Organization; Diocese; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Obstacles to Change in the Church: Lessons from Four Brazilian Dioceses.
    Bruneau, Thomas C. (1973)
    Journal of Interamrican Studies and World Affairs 15:4: 395-414.

    1968 accounts of the state of affairs in the dioceses of Crateus, Itabira, Recife, & Salvador.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Brazil; Brazil; Diocese; Change
  • Rebellion and Retreatism among American Catholic Clergy.
    Seidler, John (1972)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of North Carolina. [DA 33:8 A, p. 4549]

    Analyzes questionnaire data from clergy of 136 American Catholic dioceses, & organizational features of the dioceses, 1965-70.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Organization; Clergy; Diocese
  • La diócesis. Ensayo para un análisis sociológico.
    Cuadrench, J. (1971)
    Revista del Instituto de Ciencias Sociales 18: 415-452.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic; Diocese
  • Scheme d'analyse de l'organisation religieuse.
    Poisson, Bernard (1969)
    Sociologie et sociétés 1:2: 147-170.

    Argues that organization is a product of the creative will of actors pursuing objectives; there are 3 elements: actors, tradition, executive apparatus. Applies the model to religious organization, specifically the diocese.

    Associated Search Terms: Diocese; Organization
  • Comparative Studies of Roman Catholicism: Dioceses as Strategic Units.
    Vallier, Ivan (1969)
    Social Compass 16:2: 147-184.

    Proposes an international project using Catholic dioceses as units of observation.

    Associated Search Terms: Diocese; Catholic; Comparative
  • La Iglesia en Colombia.
    Pérez Ramírez, Gustavo, and Isaac Wust (1961)
    Freiburg: F.E.R.E.S.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Colombia; Parish; Colombia; Clergy; Diocese
  • Contributo statitico allo studio delle diocessi e delle parrocche italiane.
    Brunetta, Giuseppe (1958)
    Sociologia religiosa 2:2: 59-117.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Italy; Diocese
  • Sociologie d'un diocèse canadien: aspects méthodologiques.
    Dumont, Fernand (1955)
    Rapport—Société canadienne d’histoire de l’Église catholique 24:31-38.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Quebec; Diocese; Methodology
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