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  • Portrait des Mormons fondamentalistes de l'ouest canadien. De Joseph Smith à Winston Blackmore.
    Pelland, Marie-Andrée, and Dianne Casoni (2009)
    In Martin Geoffroy and Jean-Guy Vaillancourt (eds.) La religion à l'extrême. Montréal: Médiaspaul, pp. 263-301.

    Study of a polygynous sect in the Mormon tradition in British Canada.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, Canada; Polygyny; Canada, British Columbia, Bountiful
  • A Matter of Principle. Fundamentalist Mormon Polygamy, Children, and Human Rights Debates.
    Kent, Stephen A. (2006)
    Nova Religio 10:1: 7-29. Comment by Martha Sonntag Bradley, pp. 30-42. Comment by Lori G. Beamn, pp. 43-51.

    Associated Search Terms: Polygyny; Canada, British Columbia, Creston; United States, Arizona, Short Creek; Mormon
  • Molly Mormons, Mormon Feminists and Moderates: Religious Diversity and the Latter Day Saints Church.
    Beaman, Lori G. (2001)
    Sociology of Religion 62:1: 65-86.

    Based on 28 life histories of LDS women in southern Alberta, Canada.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, Canada; Canada, Alberta; Women
  • The Mormon Missionary Companionship.
    Parry, Keith (1994)
    In Marie Cornwall, Tim B. Heaton, and Lawrence A. Young (eds.) Contemporary Mormonism. Social Science Perspectives. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, pp. 182-206.

    Based on interviews with the University of Lethbridge Mormon students who had returned from missionary service.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, Canada; Missionary; Students, undergraduate
  • Canadian Mormons in Their North American Context: A Portrait.
    Louder, Dean R. (1993)
    Social Compass 40:2: 271-290.

    Analyzes 1901-81 census data; shows the changing distribution of Mormons in Canada; compares to the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecology; Mormon; Canada; United States; Comparative
  • The Perception of Mormons by Rural Canadian Youth.
    Brinkerhoff, Merlin B., Elaine Grandin, Irving Hexham, and Carson Pue (1991)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 30:4: 479-486.

    Surveys students at a rural Alberta high school, with mean social distance scores & correlates thereof for Mormons, Anglicans, & Catholics.

    Associated Search Terms: Anglican Church of Canada; Mormon, Canada; Rural; Catholic, Canada; Students, secondary; Canada, Alberta; Social distance
  • Religious Group Variation in the Socioeconomic Status and Family Behavior of Women.
    Heaton, Tim B., and Marie Cornwall (1989)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 28:3: 283-299.

    Analyzes 1971-81 Canadian census data.

    Associated Search Terms: Reorganized Latter-day Saints, Canada; Polish National Catholic, Canada; Ukrainian Catholic, Canada; Jewish, Canada; Mormon, Canada; Orthodox, eastern, Canada; Family; Women; Stratification; Anglican Church of Canada; Canada; Catholic, Canada
  • Mormonism and the Moral Majority Make Strange Bedfellows?: An Exploratory Critique.
    Brinkerhoff, Merlin B., Jeffrey C. Jacob, and Marlene M. MacKie (1987)
    Review of Religious Research 28:3: 236-251.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from students at 4 universities in the U.S. & Canada; shows a value congruence but still considerable social distance between Mormons & conservative Christians.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; Mormon, Canada; Mormon, U.S.A.; Values; Conservative, Canada; Students, undergraduate
  • How Does Religion Influence Fertility?: The Case of Mormons.
    Heaton, Tim B. (1986)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 25:2: 248-258.

    Based on a 1981 survey of American & Canadian adult Mormons; acceptance of Mormon doctrine on marriage, contact with Mormons as a reference group, & socialization in Mormonism predict high fertility.

    Associated Search Terms: Fertility; Canada; Mormon, Canada; Mormon, U.S.A.; United States
  • Sociodemographic Characteristics of Religious Groups in Canada.
    Heaton, Tim B. (1986)
    Sociological Analysis 47:1: 54-65.

    Analyzes 1981 Canadian census data; allows for a focus on smaller, often overlooked denominations.

    Associated Search Terms: Baptist, Canada; Mennonite, Canada; Lutheran, Canada; Hutterite, Canada; Mormon, Canada; Jehovah´s Witness, Canada; Anglican Church of Canada; Polish National Catholic, Canada; Ukrainian Catholic, Canada; Canada; Pentecostal, Canada; Catholic, Canada
  • Religious Denominations' Impact upon Gender Attitudes: Some Methodological Implications.
    Brinkerhoff, Merlin B., and Marlene M. MacKie (1984)
    Review of Religious Research 25:4: 365-378.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, Canada; Abortion; Denomination (organizational entity); Conversion; Disaffiliation; Pentecostal, Canada; Catholic, Canada; Anglican Church of Canada; Canada, Alberta, Calgary; Women; Lutheran, Canada; Baptist, Canada
  • Religion and Fertility: The Case of Mormonism.
    Thornton, Arland (1979)
    Journal of Marriage and the Family 41:1: 131-142.

    Census data comparing Utah & the rest of the U.S., & Canadian census data, show continuing higher birth rates for Mormons that cannot be accounted for by factors other than religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, Canada; Demography; United States, Utah; Fertility; Canada; Mormon, U.S.A.
  • The Distribution of Religious Groups in Alberta, 1961.
    Lester, Geoffrey Austin (1966)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, University of Alberta.

    Religion has been an important factor in migrations into Alberta--e.g., Mormons & Mennonites.

    Associated Search Terms: Migration; Mennonite, Canada; Mormon, Canada; Canada, Alberta; Ecology
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