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  • Collective religiosity and the gender gap in attitudes toward economic redistribution in 74 countries, 1990-2008.
    Jaime-Castillo, Antonio, Juan J. Fernández, Celia Valiente, and Damon Maryl (2016)
    Social Science Research 57: 1-30.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Gender; Religiosity, collective; Economic
  • Wage differentials in the United States: Does religious participation matter?
    Beck, Sedefka V. (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:3: 558-578.

    Analyzes 2003 & '05 panel interview data from non-Hispanic U.S. adults. Practice suppressed wages of mainline Protestants; low participation predicted lower wages for conservative Protestant men & higher wages for Catholic women.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Gender; Liberal Protestant, U.S.A..; Panel study; Practice; Stratification; Catholic, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Transnational Monasteries: The Economic Performance of Cloistered Women.
    Langewiesche, Katrin (2015)
    Social Compass 62:2:132-146.

    Study of a female Benedictine monastery near Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, which is financially independent with a yoghurt & food additive business.

    Associated Search Terms: Monasticism; Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou; Orders/congregations; Economic; Transnational; Nun; Benedictine
  • The growth and development of non-Catholic churches in Chile.
    Gooren, Henri (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:2: 191-218.

    In Chile, social disruption accompanying urbanization, economic depression, & political turmoil predicted Protestant, especially Pentecostal, growth, which has leveled off in recent years.

    Associated Search Terms: Urbanization; Anomie; Chile; Economic; Pentecostal, Chile; Protestant, Chile
  • A comparative study of work ethic among Muslims and Protestants: Multilevel evidence.
    Shirokanova, Anna (2015)
    Social Compass 62:4: 615-631.

    Analyses of aggregated 1999-2000 & 2005-2008 World Values Survey data show no significant difference in work ethic between Muslims & Protestants, though being religious in a Protestant society increases work ethic scores.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant; Protestant Ethic; Islam; Economic; Islamic Work Ethic
  • The institutional complexity of religious mutual funds: Appreciating the uniqueness of societal logics.
    Peifer, Jared L. (2014)
    Research in the Sociology of Organizations 41:339-368.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic
  • Religiosity, trust and tolerance in times of recession. The cases of Spain and Greece.
    Stathopoulou, Theoni, and Anastasia Kostaki (2014)
    In N.P. Petropoulos and G.O. Tsobanoglou (eds.) The Debt Crisis in the Eurozone: Social Impacts. Newcastle-upon-Tyne, U.K.: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Tolerance; Trust
  • Religion, Religiosity, and Democratic Values. a Comparative Perspective of Islamic and Non-Islamic Societies.
    Bayat, Mohammad Reza (2014)
    Leiden: Brill.

    Uses multi-country survey data. At the societal & individual levels, Islam, as well as other religions, correlates with trust of institutions, acceptance of democratic values, & acceptance of free-market economics.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam; Economic; Democracy; Trust
  • Contemporary Turkey: An Islamic-capialist variey of modernity?
    Kaya, Ibrahim (2014)
    Informations sur les sciences sociales 53:2: 197-212.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Turkey; Islam, Turkey
  • The labort market behavior of married women in the U.S.: Have diffferences by religion disappeared?
    Lehrer, Evelyn L., and Yu Chen (2014)
    In Lisa A. Keister and Darren E. Sherkat (eds.) Religion and Inequality in America--Research and Theory on Religion's Role in Stratification, pp. 146-168.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Women; Work
  • How culture matters in poverty alleviation efforts: Microcredit and Confucian ideals in rural China.
    Hsu, Becky Y. (2014)
    In Kathleen O. Korgen, Jonathan M. White, and Shelly K. White (eds.) Sociologists in Action: Sociology, Social Change, and Social Justice. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage, pp. 197-199.

    Associated Search Terms: Confucian, China; Economic; Rural; Development; China
  • The economy of the temples of God in the turmoil of changing Russia.
    Tocheva, Detelina (2014)
    European Journal of Sociology 55:1: 1-24.

    Associated Search Terms: Russian Orthodox, Russia; Russia; Parish; Economic
  • Judaism in Transition: How Economic Choices Shape Religious Tradition.
    Chiswick, Carmel U. (2014)
    Palo Alto, California: Stanford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Economic; Change
  • Workplace-bridging religious capital: Connecting congregations to work outcomes.
    Park, Jerry Z., Jenna Griebel Rogers, Mitchell J. Neubert, amd Kevin D. Dougherty (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:2: 309-331.

    Analyzes 2010 American web-based survey data from full-time workers. Attendance mediates congregation values' impact on work place commitment, job satisfaction, & entrepreneurial behavior.

    Associated Search Terms: Work; Congregation; Economic; Job satisfaction; Practice; Social capital
  • Lone Star Muslims. Transnational Lives and the South Asian Experience in Texas.
    Afzal, Ahmed (2014)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Based on field work in a Houston suburb; retailers adde3d Muslim religious goods to their inventories. Ismaili Islam facilitated a work ethic. One chapter deals with the use of Islam & South Asian culture as a resource for gay men.

    Associated Search Terms: Mobility (vertical); Assimilation; Economic; Migrant; Homosexuality; Pakistani Americans; Participant observation; Transnational; United States, Texas, Houston; Urban; Ismaili, U.S.A.; Islam, U.S.A.; Media
  • Ideen und Interesen. Zum Verhältnis von Religion undwirtschaftlicher Entwicklung,
    Deutschmann, Christoph (2013)
    Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 65, 1 Suppl., 359-381.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Development
  • "Secularization of consciousness" or alternative opportunities? The impact of economic growth on religious belief and practice in 13 European countries.
    Hirschle, Jochen (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:2:410-424.

    Uses data from various sources; economic development is associated with reduced church attendance but not belief, though belief may decline as a result of the lowered attendance.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Economic; Europe; Practice; Secularization
  • The role of social capital for Amish entrepreneurs in pursuing informal economic opportunities.
    Jeong, Seonhee (2013)
    Journal of Amish and Plain Anabaptist Studies 1:1: 127-168.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Social capital; Amish, U.S.A.
  • L'économie dans l'utopie monastique: les stratégies d'adaptation.
    Jonveaux, Isabelle (2013)
    Social Compass 60:2: 160-173.

    Based on 2004 fieldwork at European monasteries, & data on their incomes & expenditures.

    Associated Search Terms: Adaptation; Monasticism; Other-worldly asceticism; Economic
  • Navigating property development through a framework of religious ecology: The case of Trinity Lutheran Church.
    Mian, Nadia A. (2013)
    In Richard Cimino, Nadia A. Mian, and Weishan Huang (eds.) Ecologies of Faith in New York City. The Evolution of Religious Institutions. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. 198-219.

    Follows the deliberations at Trinity Lutheran Church on Manhattan's Upper West Side over whether to develop their property.

    Associated Search Terms: Congregation; Ecology; Economic; Parish; United States, New York, New York; Urban
  • Is God in the details? A reexamination of the role of religion in economic growth.
    Durlauf, Steven N., Andros Kourtellos, and Chih Ming Tan (2012)
    Journal of Applied Economics 27:7: 1059-1075.

    Associated Search Terms: Development; Economic
  • Monachesimo europeo ed economia.
    Jonveaux, Isabelle (2012)
    Etnografia e Ricerca Qualitativa 2: 203-216.

    Associated Search Terms: Monasticism; Economic
  • Money at Work: On the Job with Priests, Poker Players, and Hedge Fund Traders.
    Delaney, Kevin J. (2012)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Contributions; Economic
  • Religion et économie chez Durkheim: deux formes de cohésion sociale.
    Steiner, Philippe (2012)
    Archives de Sciences Sociales de Religions 159: 247-263.

    Associated Search Terms: Durkheim, Émile; Economic; Solidarity
  • Religious pluralism and organizational diversity: An empirical test in the city of Zwolle, the Netherlands, 1851-1914.
    Boone, Christophe, Aleid Brouwer, Jan Jacobs, Arjen van Witteloostuijn, and Matthijs de Zwaan. (2012)
    Socology of Religion 73:2: 150-173.

    Notes a correlation of organizational diversity & religious diversity in Zwolle.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Urban; Netherlands, Zwolle; Economic
  • Pèlerinages et économie: des marchands du temple aux offrandes pèlerines.
    Camhi-Rayer, Bernadette (2012)
    Social Compass 59:3: 324-333.

    Considers the economic impact of pilgrimage at Lourdes, France, & the Dajia Mazu pilgrimage of Taiwan.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, France; Pilgrimage; Marian; Economic; Mazu (Taiwanese goddess); France, Lourdes; Taiwan, Keelung
  • Retrospective accounts of religious disaffiliation in the United States: Stressors, skepticism, and political factors.
    Vargas, Nicholas (2012)
    Sociology of Religion 73:2: 200-223.

    Analyzes 2006 survey data from U.S. adults; religious skepticism, respondents' support for same-sex marriage & financial diffiuclties contribute to leaving religions while support for conservative Christian activism lessens leaving.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; United States; Homosexuality; Atheist, U.S.A.; Economic; Marriage; Disaffiliation; Activism
  • Morality in the financial market? A look at religiously affiliated mutual funds in the USA.
    Peifer, Jared L. (2011)
    Socio-Economic Review 9:2:235-259.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Economic
  • Religion and development revisited: Some lessons from Guatemalan micro-entrepreneurs.
    Gooren, Henri (2011)
    In Gerrie ter Haar (ed.) Religion and Development: Ways of Transforming the World. New York: Columbia University Press, pp. 141-158.

    Associated Search Terms: Development; Economic; Guatemala
  • Religion as Resource: Religion and Immigrant Economic Incorporation.
    Connor, Phillip (2011)
    Social Science Research 40:5: 1350-1361.

    Associated Search Terms: Assimilation; Migrant; Economic
  • Pentecôtisme et "contentieux matériel" transnational en Afrique centrale. La magie du système capitaliste.
    Tonda, Joseph (2011)
    Social Compass 58:1: 42-60.

    Capitalism creates pentecostal mystification in central Africa.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Africa; Economic; Capitalism
  • Thailand's Sufficiency Economy: Origins and Comparisons with Other Systems of Religious Economics.
    Noy, Darren (2011)
    Social Compass 58:4: 593-610.

    Examines the "sufficiency economy" model based on the Buddhist sayings of the Thai monarch, Bhumibol Adulyadej.

    Associated Search Terms: Thailand; Buddhist, Thailand; Economic
  • Religious values and economic growth: A review and assessment of recent studies.
    deJong, Eelke (2011)
    In Gerrie ter Haar (ed.) Religion and Development: Ways of Transforming the World. New York: Columbia University Press, pp. 111-140.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Values; Development
  • L'economia dei monasteri: comparazione europea e storica.
    Jonveaux, Isabelle (2011)
    In Virginie Alnet et al., La dimensione religiosa: problemi di metodo. Quaderno 56. Trento: Dipartimento di Sociologia e Ricerca Sociale, pp. 103-112.

    Methodological difficulties in gaining access to study the closed world of monasteries, past & present.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Monasticism; Historical; Comparative; Methodology
  • Le Monastére au travail: le Royaume de Dieu au défi de l'économie.
    Jonveaux, Isabelle (2011)
    Paris: Bayard.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Other-worldly asceticism; Monasticism
  • Is the Market Moral? Protestant Assessments of Market Society.
    Steensland, Brian, and Zachary Schrank (2011)
    Review of Religious Research 53:3: 257-277.

    Evaluation of market forces in 2 American Protestant publications--Christianity Today & Christian Century.

    Associated Search Terms: Content analysis; Liberal/conservative; Economic; Media
  • Muslim Attitudes toward Business in the Emerging Market Economy of China.
    Wang, Yutin, and Fenggang Yang (2011)
    Social Compass 58:4: 554-573.

    Based on 2006 open-ended interviews with Chinese Muslim business people in 3 cities--Beijing, Zhengzhou, & Guangzhou. Develops a typology of urban Muslim business people: socially detached, socially engaged, pragmatic, traditional, & secular.

    Associated Search Terms: China; Islam, China; Economic; Business people
  • Boom économique et déclin des pratiques religieuses en Irlande: quand le tigre celtique dévore le sens.
    Matte, Isabelle (2011)
    Social Compass 58:3: 302-308.

    Impressionistic essay that presents data to support the observation that economic growth was accompanied by a fall in mass attendance after 1988 in Ireland.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Catholic, Ireland; Practice; Ireland; Change
  • Why Evangelicals Like Wal-Mart: Education, Region, and Religious Group Identity.
    Massengill, Rebekah Peeples (2011)
    Sociology of Religion 72:1: 50-77.

    Analyzes 2005 survey data; American Evangelicals approve of walmart, even if they have educational attainments that predict disapproval among non-Evangelicals.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Economic; Education
  • Jewish Identity and the Secular Achievements of American Jewish Men and Women.
    Hartman, Harriet, and Moshe Hartman (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:1: 133-153.

    Analyzes 2000-01 National Jewish Population Survey data. Greater Jewish dientity, including religious identity, correlates with secular achievement: education, labor force participation, occupational achievement.

    Associated Search Terms: Achievement; Jewish, U.S.A.; Education; Identity; Economic
  • Christianisation et économie. Le travail à la mission des dehoniens dans l'Ouest Cameroun.
    Tsopmbeng, François Étienne (2011)
    Social Compass 58:1: 12-26.

    As employers, the missionaries treated their workers better than did the colonial administrations.

    Associated Search Terms: Sacré-Coeur de Jésus (Dahoniens); Missions; Orders/congregations; Economic; Conflict; Compromise; Colonialism; Cameroon; Catholic, Cameroon
  • Régulation sociale, production économique et symbolique sociale dans les rapports de genre africains. Questions de théorisation et de méthode analytique.
    Turcotte, Paul-André (2011)
    Social Compass 58:1: 69-76.

    The sociologist Mark Diyammi observes that economic precarity leads to conflict between the sexes, & thus religious efforts to promote reconciliation.

    Associated Search Terms: Iraqw (African ethnic group); Tanzania; Gender; Diyammi, Mark; Economic; Social control; Patriarchy
  • Faith and Money: How Religion Contributes to Wealth and Poverty.
    Keister, Lisa A. (2011)
    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    Develops a model for the impact of religious identification on wealth accumulation of American Conservative Protestants, Black Protestants, Mainline Protestants, white Catholics, Hispanic Catholics, Jews, & others. A chapter examines denominations (Mormons & Mainline Protestant denominations).

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage/divorce; Mormon, U.S.A.; Mobility (vertical); Latino Americans; Generations; Fertility; Family; Education; Economic; Conservative, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; African Americans; United States; Stratification; Protestant (mainline), U.S.A..; Jewish, U.S.A.
  • Financial hardship and psychological distress: Exploring the buffering effects of religion.
    Bradshaw, Matt, and Christopher G. Ellison (2010)
    Social Science and Medicine 71: 196-204.

    Associated Search Terms: Stress; Economic
  • The Bulgarian Orthodox Church and the "Ethic of Capitalism."
    Kalkandjieva, Daniela (2010)
    Social Compass 57:1: 83-99.

    Historical approach. The Bulgarian Orthodox Church does not further a capitalist ethic.

    Associated Search Terms: Bulgaria; Bulgarian Orthodox; Economic
  • The economics and sociology of religious giving: Instrumental rationality or communal bonding?
    Peifer, Jared L. (2010)
    Social Forces 88:4: 1569-1594.

    Associated Search Terms: Community; Contributions; Economic; Rationality
  • Religion, Economic Concerns, and African American Immigration Attitudes.
    Brown, R. Khari (2010)
    Review of Religious Research 52:2: 146-158.

    Analyzes 2004 survey data from African Americans; those with economic concerns are especially sensitive to political cues in homilies that emphasize immigration policies.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Migration; Economic
  • Religion, Family, and Women's Employment among Muslim and Christian Arab Americans.
    Read, Jen'nan Ghazal (2010)
    In Christopher G. Ellison and Robert A. Hummer (eds.) Religion, Families, and Health. Population-Based Research in the United States. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 206-225.

    Analyzes 2000 questionnaire data from Arab American women. Muslim affiliation is less important than degree of religiosity in suppressing labor force participation, & the degree of religiosity has important effects only for women having childrne in the home.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.; Family; Economic; Arab Americans
  • From an informal to a transnational Muslim heritage economy: Transformations in the Pakistani ethnic economy in Houston, Texas.
    Afzal, Ahmed (2010)
    Urban Anthropology (Specal Issue: Informal Economies) 39:4:397-424.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; United States, Texas, Houston; Pakistani Americans; Islam, U.S.A.
  • Religious Affiliation and Participation as Determinants of Women's Educational Attainment and Wages.
    Lehrer, Evelyn L. (2010)
    In Christopher G. Ellison and Robert A. Hummer (eds.) Religion, Families, and Health. Population-Based Research in the United States. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 186-205.

    Analyzes 1995 survey data from American women. Jewish religiosity predicts more educational attainment & income, conservative Protestant less.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; Economic; Education; Jewish, U.S.A.; Stratification; Women
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