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  • Teen religiosity and fertility in adulthood in a Canadian prairie province.
    Trovato, Frank (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:2: 271-284.

    Analyzes telephone survey data from married women aged 20-49 living with husbands in Alberta; reported religiosity in teenage years predicted larger families.

    Associated Search Terms: Fertility; Adolescence; Canada, Alberta; Family size; Religiosity
  • Mormon fertility in Latin America.
    Fox, Kiira, and Tim B. Heaton (2013)
    Review of Religious Research 55:2: 275-296.

    Analyzes 2000 census data from Brazil & Mexico & 2002 from Chile. Mormon pro-natalism affects fertility, evident once controls are introduced into the analysis.

    Associated Search Terms: Demography; Fertility; Mexico; Mormon, Brazil; Mormon, Mexico; Mormon, Chile; Brazil; Chile
  • Church attendance and childbearing: Evidence from a Dutch panel study, 1987-2005.
    Berghammer, Caroline (2012)
    Population Studies 66:2: 197-212.

    Associated Search Terms: Fertility; Practice; Panel study; Netherlands
  • Does religion influence fertility in developing countries?
    Heaton, Tim B. (2011)
    Population Research and Policy Review 30: 449-465.

    Associated Search Terms: Fertility
  • Demographic Imperatives and Religious Markets: Considering the Individual and Interactive Roles of Fertility and Switching in Group Growth.
    Scheitle, Christopher P., Jennifer B. Kane, and Jennifer van Hook (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:3: 470-482.

    In-switching (especially in the early years of a group) & fertility are both crucial to the growth of a new religious group.

    Associated Search Terms: Fertility; Conversion; Competition; Market model
  • Go Forth and Multiply: Revisiting Religion and Fertility in the United States, 1984-2008.
    Borch, Casey, Matthew West, and Gordon Gauchat (2011)
    Religions 2:4: 469-484. www.mdpi.com/journal/religions

    General Social Survey data show Catholic and conservative Protestant fertility rates higher than that of liberal Protestant population.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic; Protestant, U.S.A.; United States; Conservative/liberal; Fertility
  • 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.
  • Religious Influences on Teenage Childbearing among Brazilian Female Adolescents: A Research Note.
    Ogland, Curtis P., Thankam S. Sunil, John P. Bartkowski, and Xiaohe Xu (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49:4: 754-760.

    Analyzes 2006 survey data from females aged 15-19 in Brazil; religious affiliation, especially Pentecostal, reduced the likelihood of teenage childbearing.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Brazil; Fertility; Sexual activity
  • Religion and the Timing of First Births in the United States.
    Pearce, Lisa D. (2010)
    In Christopher G. Ellison and Robert A. Hummer (ed.) Religion, Families, and Health. Population-Based Research in the United States. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 19-39.

    Analyzes 1979-2000 panel data from a U.S.A. sample aged 14-22 in 1979. Those reared Catholic & Evangelical were more likely to have pre-marital births; attendance negatively predicts that & first marital births.

    Associated Search Terms: Fertility; Panel study; Sexual activity
  • Conservative Churches and Fertility Innovation: A Cultural-ecological Approach to the Second Demographic Transition among Nonblacks in the United States.
    Morrison, Emory (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:1: 103-120.

    1990 U.S. Census county-level data show the presence of conservative church contributes to higher fertility by affecting the timing of parenting.

    Associated Search Terms: Demography; Fertility; Ecology; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Does Religious Practice Influence Fertility Behaviors?
    Regnier-Loilier, A, and F. Prioux (2008)
    Population and Societies 447, July.

    Associated Search Terms: Fertility; Demography
  • Religious affiliation, religiosity, and male and female fertility.
    Zhang, Li (2008)
    Demographic Research 18: 233-262.

    Associated Search Terms: Demography; Fertility
  • Religion and Fertility in the United States: The Influence of Affiliation, Region, and Coangregation.
    Hackett, Conrad (2008)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Princeton University.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Fertility; Demography
  • Religiosity and fertility in the United States: The role of fertility intentions.
    Haybord, Sarah R., and S. Philip Morgan (2008)
    Social Forces 86: 1163-1188.

    Associated Search Terms: Demography; Fertility; United States
  • Religion, Religiousness and Fertility in the US and in Europe.
    Frejka, Tomas, and Charles F. Westoff (2008)
    European Journal of Population/Revue européenne de demographie 24:1: 5-31.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Fertility; Demography; Europe
  • Religiosity and Fertility in the United States: The Role of Fertility Intentions.
    Hayford, Sarah R., and S. Philip Morgan (2008)
    Social Forces 86:3: 1163-1188.

    Analyzes 2002 U.S.A. survey data; women who say religion is very important in their lives have higher fertility & greater intended fertility.

    Associated Search Terms: Salience; Fertility; United States; Women
  • Adolescent Fertility and Religion in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in the year 2000: The Role of Protestantism.
    McKinnon, Sarah, Joseph E. Potter, and Virginia Garrard-Burnett (2008)
    Population Studies 62:3: 289-303.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Brazil, Rio de Janeiro; Fertility; Protestant, Brazil
  • Conservative Protestants and Wealth: How Religion Perpetuates Poverty.
    Keister, Lisa A. (2008)
    American Journal of Sociology 113:5: 1237-1271.

    Analyzes National (U.S.A.) Longitudinal Survey of Youth data & 1992 Economic Values Survey data. Conservtive Protestantism hinders wealth accumulation directly & through lower educational attainment, higher fertility, & lower female labor force participation.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Conservative, U.S.A.; Fertility; Education; Work
  • Religion and Fertility Ideals, Intentions and Behaviour: A Comparative Study of European Countries.
    Philipov, Dimiter, and Caroline Berghammer (2007)
    In Vienna Yearbook of Population Research. Vienna: Austrian Academy of Sciences, pp. 271-305.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe; Fertility; Demography
  • Religion and Fertility Ideals, Intentions and Behaviour: A Comparative Study of European Countries.
    Berghammer, Caroline, and Dimiter Philipov (2007)
    Vienna Yearbook of Population Research. Vienna: Vienna Institute of Demography, pp. 271-305.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe; Fertility; Demography
  • Religiousness and Fertility among European Muslims.
    Westoff, Charles F., and Tomas Frejka (2007)
    Population and Development Review 33:4: 785-809.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Europe; Fertility; Europe; Demography
  • Upward Wealth Mobility: Exploring the Roman Catholic Advantage.
    Keister, Lisa A. (2007)
    Social Forces 85:3: 1195-1225.

    Analyzes 1979-2000 National Longitudinal Survey of Youth data. Catholics' low fertility & high marriage rate & education gave them a wealth accumulation advantage.

    Associated Search Terms: Fertility; Socialization; Family; Stratification; Education; Catholic, U.S.A.; Marriage; Work
  • Marital fertility and religion in Spain, 1985 and 1999.
    Adsera, Alicia (2006)
    Population Studies 60:2: 205-221.

    Associated Search Terms: Spain; Fertility; Demography
  • Mixing Ovaries and Rosaries. Catholic Religion and Reproduction in the Netherlands, 1870-1970.
    Schoonheim, Marloes (2006)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Netherlands; Netherlands; Demography; Fertility
  • Religious Differentials in Marital Fertility in The Hague (Netherlands), 1860-1900.
    Schellekens, Jona, and Frans van Poppel (2006)
    In Renzo Derosas and Frans van Poppel (eds.) Religion and the Decline of Fertility in the Western World. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 59-81.

    An occupation measure of economic status does not eliminate the historical higher Catholic fertility in The Hague.

    Associated Search Terms: Demography; Fertility; Netherlands, The Hague
  • Religion, Family, and Fertility: What Do We Know Historically and Comparatively?
    Goldscheider, Calvin (2006)
    In Renzo Derosas and Frans van Poppel (eds.) Religion and the Decline of Fertility in the Western World. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 41-57.

    Uses the example of fertility in Israel.

    Associated Search Terms: Fertility; Demography; Islam, Israel; Israel; Familism
  • The Religious Claim on Babies in Nineteenth-century Montreal.
    Thornton, Patricia, and Sherry Olson (2006)
    In Renzo Derosas and Frans van Poppel (eds.) Religion and the Decline of Fertility in the Western World. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 207-233.

    Montreal 1881, using parish and census data, take infant mortality into account to calculate fertility by ethnicity & religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Demography; Canada, Quebec, Montreal; Infant mortality; Fertility
  • Religious Diversity and the Onset of the Fertility Transition: Canada, 1870-1900.
    Gauvreau, Danielle (2006)
    In Renzo Derosas and Frans van Poppel (eds.) Religion and the Decline of Fertility in the Western World. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 235-258.

    Religion, ethnicity, & urbanism were related to the Canadian decline in fertility between 1871 & 1901.

    Associated Search Terms: Demography; Canada; Ethnic; Fertility; Urban/rural
  • Stemming the Tide: Denomination and Religiousness in the Dutch Fertility Transition, 1845-1945.
    Kok, Jan, and Jan van Bavel (2006)
    In Renzo Derosas and Frans van Poppel (eds.) Religion and the Decline of Fertility in the Western World. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 83-105.

    Based on 1912-1922 birth, marriage, & death certificates; denominational differences appeared more in rural areas & where religious social control was strong.

    Associated Search Terms: Netherlands, Rotterdam; Netherlands, Utrecht; Fertility; Demography
  • Between Identity and Assimilation: Jewish Fertility in Nineteenth-century Venice.
    Derosas, Renzo (2006)
    In Renzo Derosas and Frans van Poppel (eds.) Religion and the Decline of Fertility in the Western World. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 177-205.

    In the Jewish community in Venice 1850-69, those residing outside the traditional ghetto and presumably assimilating had a lower fertility rate.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy, Venice; Demography; Jewish, Italy; Assimilation; Fertility
  • The Evolution of Religious Differences in Fertility: Lutherans and Catholics in Alsace, 1750-1860.
    McQuillan, Kevin (2006)
    In Renzo Derosas and Frans van Poppel (eds.) Religion and the Decline of Fertility in the Western World. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 133-146.

    Fertility of Catholics & Lutherans in Alsace 1750-1860.

    Associated Search Terms: France, Alsace; Fertility; Lutheran, France; Catholic, France; Demography
  • Family limitation among political Catholics in Baden in 1869.
    Benz, Ernest (2006)
    In Renzo Derosas and Frans van Poppel (eds.) Religion and the Decline of Fertility in the Western World. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 107-132.

    Locality rather than religion predicted 19thcentury adoption of family size limitations.

    Associated Search Terms: Family size; Fertility; Germany, Baden, Ettenheim County; Demography; Urban/rural
  • State Institutions as Mediators between Religion and Fertility: A Comparison of two Swiss Regions, 1860-1930.
    Praz, Anne-Françoise (2006)
    In Renzo Derosas and Frans van Poppel (eds.) Religion and the Decline of Fertility in the Western World. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 147-176.

    Governmental health, educational, & communications policies are responsible for religious correlates of fertility rates.

    Associated Search Terms: Switzerland, Fribourg Canton; Switzerland, Vaud Canton; Protestant, Switzerland; Fertility; Demography; Catholic, Switzerland
  • Fecondazione assistita e potere religioso.
    Trombetta, Pino Luca (2005)
    Religioni e società 53: 90-96.

    Associated Search Terms: Fertility
  • When Does Religion Influence Fertility?
    McQuillan, Kevin (2004)
    Population and Development Review 30:1: 25-56.

    Associated Search Terms: Demography; Fertility
  • Muslim and non-Muslim Differences in Female Autonomy and Fertility: Evidence from four Asian Countries.
    Morgan. S. Philip, Sharon Stash, Karen O. Mason, and Herbert L. Smith (2002)
    Population and Development Review 28:3: 515-538.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Asia; Women; Fertility
  • Declining fertility among North American Hutterites: The use of birth control within a Dariusleut colony.
    White, K.J. (2002)
    Social Biology 49:1-2: 58-73.

    Associated Search Terms: Fertility; Hutterite, North America; Birth control
  • Population growth and fertility patterns in an Old Order Amish settlement.
    Greksa, Lawrence P. (2002)
    Annals of Human Biology 29:2: 192-201.

    Associated Search Terms: Fertility; Demography; Amish, Old Order, U.S.A.
  • Religion and the Family in Modern American Culture.
    Christiano, Kevin J. (2000)
    In Sharon K. Hosueknecht and Jerry G. Pankhurst (eds.) Family, Religion, and Social Change in Diverse Societies. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 43-78.

    Historical overview of the mutual impacts of religion & family one each other in the U.S.A., & survey of sociological literature on these topics.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; United States; Family; Fertility; Marriage; Familism
  • Religious values, dependencies, and fertility: Evidence and implications from Israel.
    Goldscheider, Calvin (1999)
    In R. Leete (ed.) Dynamics of Values in Fertility Change. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 310-330.

    Associated Search Terms: Fertility; Demography; Israel
  • Culture, Religion and Demographic Behaviour. Catholics and Lutherans in Alsace, 1750-1870.
    McQuillan, Kevin (1999)
    Liverpool, U.K.: Liverpool University Press/Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press.

    Examines records for families in 5 Alsatian villages as well as aggregate data for 26 villages. Catholics & Lutherans differed in demographic patterns.

    Associated Search Terms: Lutheran, France; Catholic, France; Competition; Fertility; Demography; France, Alsace
  • Religion as a determinant of marital fertility.
    Lehrer, Evelyn L. (1996)
    Journal of Population Economics 9:2: 173-196.

    Associated Search Terms: Demography; Fertility
  • The Role of the Husband's Religious Affiliation in the Economic and Demographic Behavior of Families.
    Lehrer, Evelyn L. (1996)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 35:2: 145-155.

    Analyzes 1987-88 U.s. survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Fertility; Family; Economic; Marriage; United States; Denomination (organizational entity)
  • Confucianism, Chinese culture, and reproductive behavior.
    Tang, Zongli (1995)
    Population and Environment 16:3: 269-284.

    Associated Search Terms: Confucian, China; Culture; Fertility
  • Religious Homogamy and Voluntary Childlessness in Canada.
    Krishnan, Vijaya (1993)
    Sociological Perspectives 36:1: 83-93.

    Analyzes 1984 Canadian telephone interview data; non-Catholic wives in homogamous marriages are less motivated to control fertility.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Fertility; Canada
  • Catholicism and the Economics of Fertility.
    Sander, William (1992)
    Population Studies 46:3: 477-489.

    Associated Search Terms: Fertility; Catholic
  • Religiosity of Married Couples and Childlessness.
    Heaton, Tim B., Cardell K. Jacobson, and Xuan Ning Fu (1992)
    Review of Religious Research 33:3: 244-255.

    Analyzes national interview data from married American adults; shows religion weakly but inversely related to voluntary childlessness.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; United States; Fertility
  • Religion and Fertility in the United States: New Patterns.
    Mosher, William D., Linda B. Williams, and David P. Johnson (1992)
    Demography 29:2: 199-214.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Fertility; Demography
  • Religion and Fertility in the United States: New Patterns.
    Mosher, William, Linda Williams, and David Johnson (1992)
    Demography 29: 199-214.

    Catholic fertility rates are lower than Protestant; Mormons & frequently attending Protestants' fertility rates are lower than others.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Demography; Fertility; Mormon, U.S.A.; Practice; United States
  • Immanence and Transcendence: The Relationship between Patterns of Family Decision Making and Fertility among Catholics and Protestants.
    Liao, Tim Futing (1992)
    Sociological Analysis 53:1: 49-62.

    Analyzes 1978 interview data from white Detroit Protestant & Catholic women; joint family decision making, not religion, reduced higher fertility.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, U.S.A.; Swanson, Guy E.; Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Michigan, Detroit; Family; Women; Fertility
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