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  • Why Japanese Religions Look Different: The Social Role of Religious Organizations in Japan.
    Miller, Alan S. (1998)
    Review of Religious Research 39;4: 360-370.

    Analyzes 1980 Tokyo survey data; Japanese religious organizations do not provide the social services that Western ones do; occupations do that in Japan.

    Associated Search Terms: Occupation; Comparative; Social services; Japan, Tokyo
  • A Rational Choice Model of Religious Behavior in Japan.
    Miller, Alan S. (1995)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 34:2: 234-244.

    Analyzes 1976-77 Tokyo area survey data; shows religious correlates of chronic illness, death of a close relative, & social isolation.

    Associated Search Terms: Rational choice theory; Death; Medical; Network; Magic; Japan, Tokyo
  • Conventional Religious Behavior in Modern Japan: A Service Industry Perspective.
    Miller, Alan S. (1992)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 31:2: 207-214.

    Analyzes 1976-77 questionnaire data from the Tokyo area; correlates specific beliefs with death in the family, illness, & poverty.

    Associated Search Terms: Japan, Tokyo; Stratification; Salience; Deprivation
  • Predicting Nonconventional Religious Affiliation in Tokyo: A Control Theory Application.
    Miller, Alan S. (1992)
    Social Forces 71: 397-410.

    Associated Search Terms: Deviance/social control; Japan, Tokyo
  • Les effets de la mobilité spatiale sur les communautés chrétiennes du centre du Tokyo.
    Inouye, Aiko (1970)
    Social Compass 17:1: 97-118.

    Examines attendance rates of members of downtown Tokyo Protestant churches; those living farther away attended less, especially if they were female.

    Associated Search Terms: Japan, Tokyo; Protestant, Japan; Practice; Ecology
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