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  • Finding their way to heaven: Women, self-narratives and Catholicism in Quito, Ecuador.
    Calderón Muñoz, Maria (2016)
    Socal Compass 63;1: 20-37.

    Based on 2004-06 interviews with women in Catholic groups in Quito. Conversion experiences after a period of dissatisfaction with traditional Catholicism led to maintaining an individualized personal Catholicism, sometimes at odds with official Church teachings.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Identification; Discourse; Post-structuralism; Women; Ecuador, Quito; Catholic, Ecuador
  • From atheist to spiritual but not religious: A punctuated continuum of identities among the second generation of post-1970 immigrants in Canada.
    Beyer, Peter F. (2015)
    In Lori G. Beaman and Steven Tomlins (eds.) Atheist Identities: Spaces and Social Contexts. New York: Springer, pp. 137-151.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada; Spirituality; Generations; Atheist, Canada; Identification
  • Religious affliation and hiring discrimination in the American South: A field experiment.
    Wallace, Michael, Bradley R.E. Wright, and Allen Hyde (2014)
    Social Currents 1:2: 189-207.

    Associated Search Terms: Experiment; Identification; United States, South; Discrimination
  • Changing Faith: The Dynamics and Consequences of Americans' Shifting Religious Identities.
    Sherkat, Darren E. (2014)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Describes U.S.A. religion with General Social Survey data; presents models predicting religious switching & apostasy. Secularization, supply-side rational choice theories, & other grand theories fail to explain changes of religion in the U.S.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Mobility (vertical); Politics, U.S.A.; Polity; Practice; Sexual activity; Sexual attitudes; Change; Disaffiliation; Homosexuality; Belief; Conversion; Education; Secularization; Rational choice theory; Membership; Identification; Marriage; Migration; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Ethnic; United States
  • Euro-American ethnic and native Christians: Believing in belonging.
    Day, Abby (2013)
    In Abby Day, Giselle Vincent, and Christopher R. Cotter (eds.) Social Identities between the Sacred and the Secular. Surrey, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 61-74.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Identification
  • Examining Trends in Muslim Self-Identification and Mosque Attendance Among People of Turkish and Moroccan Descent in the Netherlands, 1997-2009.
    Smits, Fransje, and Wout Ultee (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:3: 596-616.

    Analyzes 1997-2009 survey data from Turkish & Moroccan Dutch Muslims. Identification as Muslims & mosque attendance showed no real increases or decreases.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Netherlands; Moroccan Dutch; Netherlands; Practice; Turkish Dutch; Identification
  • Exploring Religious Self-Identification Among U.S. Catholics: Traditionals, Moderates, and Liberals.
    Starks, Brian (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 73:3: 314-342

    Based on 50 interviews; fills out the meanings of "traditionalist," "moderate," & "Liberal" Catholic in the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Traditionalist; Liberal, U.S.A.; Identification; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Nominal Christian adherence: Ethnc, natal, aspirational.
    Day, Abby (2012)
    Implicit Religion 15:4: 439-456.

    Based on U.K. informal interviews. Nominal religion is religious in a Durkheimian sense, entailing a shared moral code of the sacred & profane.

    Associated Search Terms: Nominal religion; Identification; Implicit religion
  • Religion, Spirituality, and Everyday Life in Sweden.
    Frisk, Liselotte (2012)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Enzo Pace (eds.) Mapping Religion and Spirituality in a Postsecular World. Religion and the Social Order 22. Leiden: Brill, pp. 27-41.

    Based on a Swedish internet survey,interviews with religious and spiritual specialists in Dalarna, Sweden, and interviews with a yoga group. Meanings of spirituality varied; more identified themselves as spiritual than religious.

    Associated Search Terms: Identification; Yoga, Sweden; Sweden; Spirituality; Internet survey
  • The limits of secularization? The resurgence of Orthodoxy in post-Soviet Russia.
    Evans, Geoffrey, and Ksenia Northmore-Ball (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:4: 795-808.

    Uses 1993-2007 Russian survey data; Orthodox identification, attendance, & the association between religiosity & conservative morality increased over time.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Desecularization; Identification; Moral; Practice; Russia; Russian Orthodox, Russia
  • Believing in Belonging: Belief and Social Identity in the Modern World.
    Day, Abby (2011)
    Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Identification; Nominal religion
  • Gender, Power and the Catholic Church: Women's Participation in Small Religious Communities in Quito.
    Calderón Muñoz, Maria (2011)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of Kent, U.K.

    Associated Search Terms: Identification; Post-structuralism; Conversion; Women; Catholic, Ecuador; Ecuador, Quito; Discourse
  • Religious identification, beliefs, and practices among Turkish Belgian and Moroccan Belgian Muslims: Intergenerational continuity and acculturative change.
    Gungor, Derya, Fenella Fleischmann, and Karen Phalet. (2011)
    Journal of Cross-Culural Psychology 42:8: 1356-1374.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Turkish Belgians; Practice; Moroccan Belgians; Islam, Belgium; Generations; Belgium; Identification
  • Belonging without Belonging: Utilizing Evangelical Self-identification to Analyze Political Attitudes and Preferences.
    Lewis, Andrew R., and Dana Huyser de Bernardo (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49:1:112-126.

    Analyzes 2004 American telephone survey data; Evangelical self-identification predicts party affiliation; Evangelical tradition involvement predicts political attitudes.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Identification; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Methods
  • Measuring Religious Identites in Surveys.
    Alwin, Duane F., Jacob L. Felson, Edward T. Walker, and Paula A. Tufis (2006)
    Public Opinion Quarterly 70:4: 530-564.

    Finds predictive value in both using denominations & non-denominational categories for respondent self-identification. Uses General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data.

    Associated Search Terms: Survey; Identification; Methodology
  • Anonymous Believers as a Sociological Challenge: Religions and Religious Changes in post-Yugoslav States.
    Zrinš?ak, Siniša (2006)
    In Irena Borowik (ed.) Religions, Churches, and Religiosty in Post-Communist Europe. Krakow: Nomos, pp. 68-80.

    Associated Search Terms: Serbia; Slovenia; Croatia; Montenegro; Macedonia; Identification; Bosnia
  • Categorical Usages and Complex Realities: Race, Ethnicity and Religion in the United States.
    Hamilton, Richard F., and William H. Form (2003)
    Social Forces 81:3: 693-714.

    Tests the content & stability of categories using 1972-98 General Social Survey (U.S.A..) data.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodology; United States; Identification
  • Les nouvelles formes de religion dans la société globalisée: un défi à l'interprétation sociologique.
    Parker Gumucio, Cristián (2002)
    Social Compass 49:2: 167-186.

    Focuses on magic in popular Pentecostalism, new age cults, etc. Case of Chile where religious identification options including "Catholic in my own way" & "believer without religion" proved useful. Neo-magic blends magic, religion, & science.

    Associated Search Terms: Identification; Methodology; Chile; Magic; Neo-magic; Syncretism
  • The Problem with Father as Proxy: Denominational Switching and Religious Change, 1965-1988.
    Hadaway, Christopher Kirk, and Penny Long Marler (1996)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 35:2: 156-164.

    Using father's religion as a proxy for childhood religion in questionnaires can be misleading.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Methodology; Conversion; Identification
  • Questions Regarding the CUNY National Survey of Religious Identification.
    Ellwood, Robert S., and Donald E. Miller (1992)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 31:1: 94-96. Comment by Barry A. Kosmin & Seymour P. Lachman 31:1: 97-99.

    Associated Search Terms: Identification; Methodology
  • Religious and Ethnic Self-identification in the United States 1989-90: A Case Study of the Jewish Population.
    Goldstein, Sidney, and Barry Kosmin (1992)
    Ethnic Groups 9;4: 219-245.

    Evaluates the extent to which different forms of Jewish attachment produce sub-populations with varying socio-demographic characteristics & the degree to which sub-groups affect size & composition of the Jewish population.

    Associated Search Terms: Identification; Membership; Jewish, U.S.A.
  • Religious Socialization and the Family: An Examination of Religious Influence in the Family over the Life Course.
    Sherkat, Darren E. (1991)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Duke University. [DA 52:8 A, p. 3091]

    Analyzes Youth-Parent Socialization Panel Study data; finds reciprocal influence on religious belief & participation from adolescence into adulthood.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Family; Practice; Belief; Identification
  • The Ambiguities of "Religious Preference" in Survey Research--A Methodological Note.
    Roof, Wade Clark (1980)
    Public Opinion Quarterly 44: 403-407.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodology; Identification
  • An approach to the components and consequences of Jewish identification.
    Lazerwitz, Bernard (1978)
    Contemporary Jewry 4:3-8.

    Associated Search Terms: Identification; Jewish
  • Determining Religious Affiliation through Survey Research: A Methodological Note.
    McCourt, Kathleen, and D. Garth Taylor (1976)
    Public Opinion Quarterly 40:1: 124-127.

    5% of respondents who listed "Catholic" as their religious preference were not actually Catholic; preference is not the same as identity. Proposes asking about religious affiliation, not preference.

    Associated Search Terms: Identification; Methodology; Survey
  • Religious Identification: An Introduction to a New Methodology for the Sociological Study of American Religious Groups.
    Snook, John B. (1967)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Columbia University.

    Associated Search Terms: Denomination (organizational entity); Identification
  • Behavioral Conformity to Church Teaching as a Function of the Sentiments of the Individual and Membership Group Identification.
    Photiadis, John (1958)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Cornell University.

    Associated Search Terms: Identification; Mormon; Norm
  • Religion, Reference Group Theory, and Group Identification.
    Rosen, Bernard C. (1952)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Cornell University.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Reference group; Identification
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