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  • Videoconferencing as a tool facilitating feminsit interviews with Muslim women who wear the Niqab.
    Piela, Anna (2016)
    In Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor and Suha Shakkour (eds.) Digital Methodologies in the Sociology of Religion. London: Bloomsbury, pp. 109-121.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam; Methodology, interview; Internet; Feminist theory
  • Speaking of Methods: Eliciting Religious Narratives Through Interviews, Photos, and Oral Diaries.
    Ammerman, Nancy T., and Roman R. Williams (2012)
    In Luigi Berzano and Ole Preben Riis (eds.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion 3. New Methods in the Sociology of Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 117-134.

    Emphasizes making respondents participants in the structuring of the content of interviews.

    Associated Search Terms: Everyday life; Narrative; Methodology, interview
  • Identity as a determinant of the overreporting of church attendance in Canada.
    Brenner, Philip S. (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:2: 377-385.

    Analyzes over-reporting of church attendance in the 2005 Canadian General Social Survey; it is related to identification strength. the survey question was compared to time diary data.

    Associated Search Terms: Diaries; Canada; Interview; Identity; Practice; Methods
  • Exceptional behavior or exceptional identity? Overreporting of church attendance in the S.
    Brenner, Philip S. (2011)
    Public Opinion Quarterly 75:1: 19-41.

    Associated Search Terms: Methods; Practice; Interview
  • Measuring Religiousness among Older African Americans: Exploring Race-of-interviewer Effects.
    Ellison, Christopher G., Michael J. McFarland, and Neal Krause (2011)
    Review of Religious Research 53:1: 65-84.

    Based on 2001 interview data.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodology, interview; Race
  • A Question of Belief.
    Collins-Mayo, Sylvia, and Phil Rankin (2010)
    In Sylvia Collins-Mayo and Pink Dandelion (eds.) Religion and Youth. Surrey, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 193-199.

    Qualitative research focus, especially allowing youth sufficient power to set the research agenda.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodology, interview
  • Space for God: Lived Religion at Work, Home, and Play.
    Williams, Roman R. (2010)
    Sociology of Religion 71:3: 257-279.

    Based on photo elicitation interviews in Atlanta & Boston.

    Associated Search Terms: Methods; Everyday life; Photo elicitation interviews
  • Body-works and fieldwork: Research with British Muslim chaplains.
    Gilliat-Ray, Sophie (2010)
    Culture and Religion 11:4:413-432.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodology, interview; Prison chaplain; Penology; Great Britain; Islam, Great Britain
  • Yeshiva Fundamentalism: Piety, Gender, and Resistance in the Ultra-Orthodox World.
    Stadler, Nurit (2009)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Based mostly on interviews with yeshiva students who spoke of changes in the Haredi world to the interviewer-as-stranger. Interviews took the form of text study.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, yeshiva; Jewish, Ultraorthodox, Israel; Fundamentalism; Generations; Israel; Methodology, interview; Gender role; Change
  • Disaggregating Conservative Protestant groups in Northern Ireland: Overlapping Categories and the Importance of a Born-again Self-identification.
    Mitchell, Claire, and James Tilley (2008)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 47:4: 738-752.

    Based on 2004 interview data from Northern Ireland; self-identification as a conservative Protestant or born-again Chrsitian is more useful than denominational affiliation.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Methodology, interview; Conservative, Great Britain
  • Religious Influences on Sensitive Self-reported Behaviors: The Product of Social Desirability, Deceit or Embarrassment?
    Regnerus, Mark D., and Jeremy E. Uecker (2007)
    Sociology of Religion 68:2: 145-163.

    Analyzes 1995 interview data from U.S.A. adolescents; religious youth do not systematically provide invalid data.

    Associated Search Terms: Interview; Methodology, interview; Methodology
  • Religion and Survey Non-response Bias: Toward Explaining the Moral Voter Gap between Surveys and Voting.
    Sherkat, Darren E. (2007)
    Sociology of Religion 68:1: 83-95.

    Biblical literalists tend to not respond to survey requests. Based on 1984-2004 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data.

    Associated Search Terms: Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; United States; Politics, U.S.A.; Methodology, interview; Methodology; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Structural ('Objective') Hermeneutics and the Sociology of Religion.
    Jindra, Ines W., and Michael Jindra (2003)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 14: 253-275.

    Associated Search Terms: Interview; Oevermann, Ulrich; Conversation analysis; Hermeneutic; Structuralism
  • Are Religious People Nice People? Religiosity, Race, Interview Dynamics, and Perceived Cooperativeness.
    Brennan, Kathleen M., and Andrew S. London (2001)
    Sociological Inquiry 71: 129-144.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Interview; Methodology, interview; Race; Methodology
  • A review of church attendance measures.
    Smith, Tom W. (1998)
    American Sociological Review 63:1: 131-136.

    Based on an analysis of the General Social Survey (U.S.A.), explains why interview surveys report more regular church attendance than do headcounts.

    Associated Search Terms: General Social Survey (U.S.A.); Methods; Practice; Interview; Survey
  • Questioning Quakers.
    Dandelion, Pink, and Roger Homan (1995)
    Social Compass 42:4: 487-495.

    Why interviews & questionnaires did not elicit straightforward data.

    Associated Search Terms: Interview; Methodology; Great Britain; Questionnaire; Quaker, Great Britain
  • What the Polls Don't Show: A Closer Look at U.S. Church Attendance.
    Hadaway, Christopher Kirk, Penney Long Marler, and Mark Chaves. (1993)
    American Sociological Review 58: 741-752.

    Estimates true church attendance rates to be half that reported in U.S. polls. Comment by Theodore Caplow, 63:1 (1998): 112-113; by Michael Hout and Andrew M. Greeley 63:1: 113-119; by Robert D. Woodberry 63:1: 119-122. Reply by Hadaway, Marler & Chaves 63:1: 122-130.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Practice; Methodology; Interview
  • Are Religious People Nice People? Evidence from the National Survey of Black Americans.
    Ellison, Christopher G. (1992)
    Social Forces 71: 411-430.

    Analyzes 1979-80 National Survey of Black Americans data; devotional respondents & those who found religion important were rated more friendly than others by interviewers.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Interview; Devotionalism; Salience; Consequential dimension
  • Catholic Accounts: Problems of Institutional Involvement.
    Hornsby-Smith, Michael P. (1983)
    In G. Nigel Gilbert and Peter Abell (eds.), Accounts and Action. Surrey Conferences on Sociological Theory and Method. Aldershot: Gower, pp. 132-152.

    Examines problems in interviewing people who may be marginal to the institution in question; gives the example of 1974-77 interviews of British Catholics.

    Associated Search Terms: Marginality; Methodology, interview; Great Britain; Catholic, Great Britain
  • Le vieillard et l'après-mort. Notes sur l'état d'une recherche.
    Reboul, Hélène (1975)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 39: 169-174.

    Content analysis revealing themes in interviews with the elderly about death.

    Associated Search Terms: Death; Gerontology; Content analysis; Interview
  • A Statistical Method for the Study of Shamanism: A Case Study from Field Work in Thailand.
    Textor, Robert B. (1961)
    Human Organization 21:1: 56-60.

    Uses structured interview data from clients of a village shaman.

    Associated Search Terms: Interview; Shamanism; Thailand, Bang Chan
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