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  • Religion and Gambling among Young Adults in the United States: Moral Communities and the Deterrence Hypothesis.
    Eitle, David (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:1: 61-81.

    Analyzes 3rd wave data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (U.S.A.). Attendance is inversely associated with problem gambling in high attendance counties, but the number of conservative Protestants per capita positively correlates with it.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecology; Gambling; United States
  • Religion and Gambling among U.S. Adults: Exploring the Role of Tradition, Beliefs, Practices, and Networks.
    Ellison, Christopher G., and Michael J. McFarland (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:1: 82-102.

    Analyzes 2006 U.S.A. survey data; rates of gambling vary by religious tradition, especially among thsoe with co-religionist associates.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Communality; Gambling
  • God and Gaming. Community Conflict over a Proposed Indian Casino in West Michigan.
    Penning, James M., and Andrew Storteboom (2007)
    In Paul A. Djupe and Laura R. Olson (eds.) Religious Interests in Community Conflict. Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, pp. 17-49.

    Based on news reports, interviews, & a questionnaire survey of clergy concerning a 1999-2004 controversy. Clergy & congregations were opposed to a proposed casino.

    Associated Search Terms: Gambling; Conflict; United States, Michigan, Allegan County
  • Faster Horses, Older Whiskey, and More Money: An Analysis of Religious Influence on Referenda Voting.
    Satterthwaite, Shad (2005)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 44:1: 105-112.

    Analyzes county-level ecological referenda data from Oklahoma.

    Associated Search Terms: Alcohol; Ecology; Moral; Politics, U.S.A.; United States, Oklahoma; Gambling
  • The Lotto and the Lord: Religious Influences on the Adoption of a Lottery in South Carolina.
    Olson, Laura R., Karen V. Guth, and James L. Guth (2003)
    Sociology of Religion 64:1: 87-110.

    Analyzes data from a 2000 South Carolina poll; religious political salience & white Evangelical identity predicted opposition to a lottery.

    Associated Search Terms: Gambling; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Salience; United States, South Carolina; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Religion and Problem Gambling in the U.S.
    Hoffmann, John P. (2000)
    Review of Religious Research 41:4: 488-509.

    Analyzes 1998 telephone interview data from adult Americans; church attendance but not religious salience predicts lower levels of problem gambling.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Integration (social); Gambling
  • Religion and Gambling in Sin-city: A Statistical Analysis of the Relationship between Religion and Gambling Patterns in Las Vegas Residents.
    Diaz, Joseph D. (2000)
    Social Science Journal 37:3: 453-458.

    Associated Search Terms: Gambling; United States, Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Conservative Protestantism and Opposition to State-sponsored Lotteries: Evidence from the 1997 Texas Poll.
    Ellison, Christopher G., and Kathleen A. Nybroten (1999)
    Social Science Quarterly 80: 356-369.

    Analyzes 1997 telephone survey data from residents of Texas; religiously conservative Protestants were more likely than others to oppose a state lottery.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; United States, Texas; Gambling
  • Le jeu et le sens.
    Painchaud, Louis (1977)
    Cahiers du Centre de Recherches en Sociologie Religieuse 1: 7-76.

    Studies Bingo in Quebec City.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Quebec, Quebec; Gambling
  • Church Affiliation and Denominational Values.
    Rodd, Cyril S. (1968)
    Sociology 2:1: 79-90.

    Compares attitudes of Methodists, Anglicans, Catholics, & non-adherents, about alcohol, gambling, & divorce; shows communality correlated with rigorist views.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Great Britain; Catholic, Great Britain; Church of England; Alcohol; Gambling; Divorce; Communality; Methodist, Great Britain
  • Ascetic Protestantism, Gambling and the One-price System.
    Thorner, Isidor (1956)
    American Journal of Economics and Sociology 15:2: 161-172.

    Sees gambling as inconsistent & the retail one-price system consistent with the ascetic Protestant culture.

    Associated Search Terms: Asceticism; Economic; Gambling; Protestant
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