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  • The fatalistic imagination and the continued salience of religion in the modern world: A test of resoruce compensation/resource amplification hypotheses using cross-national data.
    Acevedo, Gabriel A. (2008)
    Sociological Spectrum 28: 602-624.

    World Values Survey data for nations; higher levels of religiosity associte with lower levels of fatalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Ecology; Fatalism
  • Islamic Fatalism and the Clash of Civilizations: An Appraisal of a Contentious and Dubious Theory.
    Acevedo, Gabriel A. (2008)
    Social Forces 86:4: 1711-1752.

    Based on 2002 survey data. Christians are more fatalistic in Indonesia than Muslims, but not elsewhere. Muslims believe more in cosmological forces controlling life's outcomes than do Christians in all the societies.

    Associated Search Terms: Fatalism; Indonesia; Iran; Lebanon; Saudi Arabia; Turkey; Islam; Christian, Indonesia; Belief; Christian, Lebanon
  • Religious Activities and Changes in the Sense of Divine Control: Dimensions of Social Stratification as Contingencies.
    Schieman, Scott, and Alex Bierman (2007)
    Sociology of Religion 68:4: 361-381.

    Analyzes interview data from senior citizens in the Washington, D.C., area; uses items about God being in control as the dependent variable.

    Associated Search Terms: Race; Fatalism; Practice; Stratification; United States, District of Columbia, Washington; Gerontology
  • Religious Involvement, Conventional Christian, and Unconventional Nonmaterialist Beliefs.
    Glendinning, Tony (2006)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 45:4: 585-595.

    Analyzes 2001 Scottish survey data; adherence to unconventional nonmaterialist beliefs correlates with Christian belief, especially among non-attenders.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Great Britain, Scotland; Conventionality; Astrology; Fatalism; Belief
  • Cognitive Consequences of Faith in God among Filipino Women.
    Obligacion, Freddie R. (1999)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 10: 117-136.

    Based on interviews in Albay Province, Philippines; belief in divine providence enhanced personal efficacy rather than promoting fatalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Fatalism; Efficacy; Women; Philippines
  • Denominational and Racial and Ethnic Differences in Fatalism.
    Jacobson, Cardell K. (1999)
    Review of Religious Research 41: 8-19.

    Analyzes 1986 U.S. survey data; religion & racial & ethnic groups predict fatalistic attitudes.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Ethnic; African Americans; Fatalism; Latino Americans
  • The Soul of Development: Biblical Christianity and Economic Transformation in Guatemala.
    Sherman, Amy L. (1997)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on survey & interview data in Guatemala; orthodoxy, not denomination, correlates with modernizing attitudes.

    Associated Search Terms: Development; Syncretism; Protestant, Guatemala; Catholic, Guatemala; Fatalism; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Guatemala; Economic
  • Un catholicisme de résignation en Haïti. Sociologie d'un recueil de cantiques religieux.
    Souffrant, Claude (1970)
    Social Compass 17:3: 425-438.

    Analyzes Recueil de cantiques creoles (Port-au-Prince, 1954); reveals attitudes likely to perpetuate underdevelopment.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Haiti; Development; Music; Fatalism; Haiti
  • Fatalism in India: A Comparison between Hindus and Muslims.
    Elder, Joseph Walter (1966)
    Anthropological Quartrly 39:3: 227-243.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, India; Fatalism; India; Hindu, India
  • Political Conservatism, Alienation, and Fatalism: Contingencies of Social Status and Religious Fundamentalism.
    Quinney, Richard (1964)
    Sociometry 27:3: 372-381.

    Analyzes 1958 interview data from Appalachia; fundamentalism correlated with political alienation & fatalism, & against political conservatism.

    Associated Search Terms: Alienation; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Fatalism; Stratification; United States, Appalachia
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