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  • Sexual Encounters and Manhood Acts: Evangelicals, Latter-Day Saints, and Religious Masculinities.
    Burke, Kelsy C., and Amy Moff Hudec (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:2: 330-344.

    Based on 2010-2011 interviews with Evangelical men who used a Christian sexuality website, content analysis of literature & websites, & participant observation & interviews in selected Mormon wards in Utah and New England.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical; Sexuality; Mormon, U.S.A.; Masculinity ideology
  • Seeking the Promised Land. Mormons and American Politics.
    Campbell, David E., John C. Green, and J. Quinn Monson (2014)
    New York: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Mormon, U.S.A.
  • Religion and early marriage in the United States: Evidence from the Add Health study.
    Ueckr, Jeremy E. (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:2: 392-415.

    Analyzes 1991-2004 National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (U.S.A.) data. Mormons & conservative Protestants marry earlier, as do those who had attended largely Mormon or conservative Protestant schools. Frequency of attendance also predicts early marriage, but inversely for Catholics. Salience & literalism predict early marriage.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Catholic, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.; Mormon, U.S.A.; Practice; Salience; Literalism
  • The Mormon Quest for Glory: The Religious World of the Latter-day Saints.
    Hammarberg, Melvyn (2013)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.
  • Volunteering among Latter-Day Saints.
    Evans, Van, Ram A. Cnaan, and Daniel W. Curtis (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:4: 827-841.

    Based on questionnaire data from Mormon attenders in various parts of the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Volunteering; Mormon, U.S.A.
  • Contemporary Mormon religiosity and the legacy of "gathering."
    Phillips, Rick, and Ryan Cragun (2013)
    Nova Religio 16(3):77-94.

    Examines effects of a lessening of the Mormon majority in Utah; shows lower Mormon church attendance & greater apostasy.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; Practice; United States, Utah; Disaffiliation
  • The risk of overweight and obesity among Latter-day Saints.
    Mason, Philip B., Xiaohe Xu, and John P. Bartkowski (2013)
    Review of Religious Research 55:1: 131-147.

    Analyzes 1996 Utah Health Status Survey data; LDS members who attend services, especially female, were at greater risk of obesity.

    Associated Search Terms: Health; Mormon, U.S.A.; Obesity; United States, Utah
  • The Struggle for Legitimacy. Tensions between the LDS and FLDS.
    Cragun, Ryan T., Michael Nielsen, and Heather Clingenpeel (2011)
    In Stuart A. Wright and James T. Richardson (eds.) Saints under Siege. The Texas State Raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints. New York: New York University Press, pp. 80-103.

    The Latter-day Siants discontinue dpolygymy out of a concern for the legitimacy of the Church, & after the 2008 Texas state raid on the plygamist Fundametnalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints it distanced itself from that group.

    Associated Search Terms: Polygyny; Legitimation; Mormon, U.S.A.
  • History, culture, and variability of Mormon schismatic groups.
    Bennion, Janet (2011)
    In Cardell K. Jacobson and Lara Burton (eds.) Modern Polygamy in the United States. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 101-124.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; Polygyny; Schism
  • Faith and Money: How Religion Contributes to Wealth and Poverty.
    Keister, Lisa A. (2011)
    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    Develops a model for the impact of religious identification on wealth accumulation of American Conservative Protestants, Black Protestants, Mainline Protestants, white Catholics, Hispanic Catholics, Jews, & others. A chapter examines denominations (Mormons & Mainline Protestant denominations).

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage/divorce; Mormon, U.S.A.; Mobility (vertical); Latino Americans; Generations; Fertility; Family; Education; Economic; Conservative, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; African Americans; United States; Stratification; Protestant (mainline), U.S.A..; Jewish, U.S.A.
  • Religion, Sexually Risky Behavior, and Reproductive Health. The Mormon Case.
    Heaton, Tim B. (2010)
    In Christopher G. Ellison and Robert A. Hummer (eds.) Religion, Families, and Health. Population-Based Research in the United States. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 368-384.

    Analyzes 1995 interview data from American females aged 15-44. Finds net religious affiliation effects for abortion & sexually transmittted diseases, but not for unwanted pregnancies & HIV. The data set included enough Mormons to allow for meaningful findings for them as well as other groups.

    Associated Search Terms: AIDS; Protestant (mainline), U.S.A..; Family; Women; Abortion; Health; Catholic, U.S.A.; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Mormon, U.S.A.; Sexual activity
  • The perceived relationship between life events and religiosity among individuals raised in a Mormon community.
    Chou, Hui-Tzu Grace (2010)
    Mental Health, Religion, and Culture 13:5: 437-451.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Mormon, U.S.A.; Religiosity; Life course
  • Americans' views of Muslims and Mormons: A social identity theory approach.
    Penning, James M. (2009)
    Politics and Religion 2:2: 277-302.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.; Mormon, U.S.A.; Identity
  • Perceived Benefits of Religious Rituals in the Latter-Day Saint Home.
    Loser, Rachel W., E. Jeffrey Hill, Shirley R. Klein, and David C. Dollahite (2009)
    Review of Religious Research 50:3: 345-362.

    Based on interviews with members of 67 Mormon families concerning challenges and benefits of home religious rituals.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Prayer; Ritual; Mormon, U.S.A.
  • Health and Missionary Service among Senior Couples in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
    Merrill, Ray M., Randy K. Baker, Lisa H. Gren, and Joseph L. Lyon (2009)
    Review of Religious Research 51:2: 156-165.

    Uses health insurance data to examine the relationship between health status & missionary volunteering among older U.S. Mormons.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; Missionary; Health
  • Conversion, éducation, communauté: Une étude socio-anthropologique, transnationale et contemporaine, des pratiques et représentations des 'saints des Derniers Jours' ou Mormons.
    Trigeaud, Sophie-Hélène (2008)
    Unpublished Ph.D. thesis. Paris: École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; Conversion; Mormon, France; Education
  • What Americans Really Believe.
    Stark, Rodney, et al. (2008)
    Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press.

    Based on the 2006 Baylor Survey on Religion.

    Associated Search Terms: New age; Catholic, U.S.A.; Foursquare Gospel; Jehovah´s Witness, U.S.A.; Media; Membership; United States; United Methodist, U.S.A.; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee); Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; Church of God in Christ, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Practice; Social capital; Southern Baptist; State; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Unitarian Universalist; Nazarene, U.S.A.; Experience; Mormon, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Proselytizing; Strictness; Women; Atheist, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Belief; United Church of Christ; Denomination (organizational entity); Disciples of Christ; Education; Contributions; Episcopal; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Communality; Megachurch
  • "De facto Congregationalism" and Mormon Missionary Outreach: An Ethnographic Case Study.
    Phillips, Rick (2008)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 47:4: 628-643.

    Based on ethnographic data on Mormon missionaries in New Jersey. While most denominations maintain vitality with decentralization, the Mormon church hinders its missionary effectiveness through over-centralization.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Missionary; Mormon, U.S.A.; United States, New Jersey
  • The Emergence of Mormon Studies in the Social Sciences.
    Mauss, Armand L. (2007)
    In Anthony J. Blasi (ed.) American Sociology of Religion. Histories (Religion and the Social Order 13). Leiden: Brill, pp. 121-150.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; Sociology of religion, U.S.A.
  • Religion, job readiness, and employment outcomes: The case of Latter-day Saint employment resource services.
    Bartkowski, John P., Vaughn R.A. Call, Renata Forste, and Tin B. Heaton (2007)
    Research on Social Work Practice 17:2: 188-198.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; Work; Social services
  • 'I Know this Isn't PC, but...': Religious Exclusivism among U.S. Adolescents.
    Trinitapoli, Jenny (2007)
    Sociological Quarterly 48:3: 451-483.

    Analyzes survey & interview data from U.S.A. adolescents; Mormons & Evangelicals are most likely to hold exclusivist beliefs. Parent religiosity & dense religious peer networks favor exclusivism.

    Associated Search Terms: Network; Exclusivism; Adolescents; Pluralism; Mormon, U.S.A.; Peers; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • Salt Lake City's Main Street Plaza Controversy
    Monson, J. Quin, and Kara L. Norman (2007)
    In Paul A. Djupe and Laura R. Olson (eds.) Religious Interests in Community Conflict. Beyond the Culture Wars. Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, pp. 173-194.

    Account of a 1998-2004 controversy over sale of land in downtown Salt Lake City to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; Conflict; United States, Utah, Salt Lake City; Mormon, U.S.A.
  • Pilgrims, Seekers and History Buffs: Identity Creation through Religious Tourism.
    Schutt, Sarah Bill (2006)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) On the Road to Being There. Studies in Pilgrimage and Tourism in Late Modernity. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, pp. 297-327.

    Participant observation & interviews at the William Miller Farm and Homestead, & the Hill Cumorah Pageant. Most visitors were religious tourists, but occasional pilgrim phenomena occurred.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; Pilgrimage; United States, New York, Palmyra; United States, New York, Low Hampton; Identity; Tourists; Advent Christian Church; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.
  • Religion and attitudes toward the enviornment: A comparison of Mormons and the general U.S. population.
    Hunter, Lori M., and Michael B. Toney (2005)
    Social Science Journal 42:1: 25-38.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; Environmentalism
  • Following the Leader? Mormon Voting on Ballot Propositions.
    Campbell, David E., and J. Quin Monson (2003)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 42:4: 605-619.

    Only a conjuncture of an official church stand & agreement among church leaders will "deliver" a Mormon vote on an issue.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Mormon, U.S.A.; Alcohol
  • Lack of a Secularizing Influence of Education on Religious Activity and Parity among Mormons.
    Merrill, Ray M., Joseph L. Lyon, and William J. Jensen (2003)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 42:1: 113-124.

    Analyzes 1996 & 2000 Utah survey data; education predicts more religiosity & lower family size (Parity) among Utah Mormons.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; United States, Utah; Mormon, U.S.A.; Family size
  • Relationship between church attendance and mental health among Mormons and non-Mormons in Utah.
    Merrill, Ray M., and Richard D. Salazar (2002)
    Mental health, Religion and Culture 5: 17-33.

    Associated Search Terms: Mental health; United States, Utah; Practice; Mormon, U.S.A.
  • Religion, Religiosity, and Attribution of Responsibility.
    Jacobson, Cardell K., and Jeffrey C. Chin (2001)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 12: 117-130.

    Analyzes data from Brigham Young, Indiana, & Pennsylvania State Universities & Lemoyne College; explores relationships between religiosity & denomination with attribution of outcomes to internal versus external factors.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; Attribution theory; Protestant, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Students, undergraduate
  • Marital and Family Orientations among Highly Religious Young Adults: Comparing Latter-Day Saints with Traditional Christians.
    Carroll, Jason S., Steven T. Linford, Thomas B. Holman, and Dean M. Busby (2000)
    Review of Religious Research 42:2: 193-205.

    Analyzes 1989-96 questionnaire data from highly religious young adults. Mormons resembled others in commitment to marriage, rejection of extramarital sex, etc. but had low levels of experience of pre-marital sex, support of traditional gender roles, etc.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; Sexual activity; Marriage; Family
  • The "Secularization" of Utah and Religious Competition.
    Phillips, Rick (1999)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 38:1: 72-82.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; Competition; Secularization; United States, Utah; Monopoly
  • Religiosity and Prejudice: An Update and Denominational Analysis.
    Jacobson, Cardell K. (1998)
    Review of Religious Research 39:3: 264-272.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Prejudice; Students, undergraduate; Dimensions of religiosity; Mormon, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • Religious Market Share and Mormon Church Activity.
    Phillips, Rick (1998)
    Sociology of Religion 59:2: 117-130.

    Analyzes 1996 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data on Mormon attendance & 1981 Mormon almanac data on priesthood rates by Utah county; disconfirms rational choice theory.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecology; United States, Utah; Rational choice theory; Pluralism; Mormon, U.S.A.; Market model
  • The Teaching of Nonmarital Sexual Abstinance and Members' Sexual Attitudes and Behaviors: The Case of Latter-Day Saints.
    Holman, Thomas B., and John R. Harding (1996)
    Review of Religious Research 38:1: 51-60.

    1988 U.S. interview data show Mormons' sexual attitudes & premarital sexual activity rates differ from others'.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual attitudes; Sexual activity; Mormon, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Atheist, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.
  • The Impact of Religious Identification on Differences in Educational Attainment among American Women in 1990.
    Keysar, Ariela, and Barry A. Kosmin (1995)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 34:1: 49-62.

    Analyzes 1989-90 telephone interview data from American adult women; shows denominational effects on women's education attainment.

    Associated Search Terms: Baptist, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Education; Episcopal; Conservative, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Mormon, U.S.A.; Women
  • Integrating Religious and Racial Identities: An Analysis of LDS African American Explanations of the Priesthood Ban.
    White, O. Kendall, Jr., and Daryl White (1995)
    Review of Religious Research 36:3: 295-311.

    Examines oral history data from African Americans who joined the LDS church after 1978; interprets with cognitive dissonance theory.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; African Americans; Cognitive dissonance; Conversion
  • Women's Religiosity and Employment: The LDS Experience.
    Chadwick, Bruce A., and H. Dean Garrett (1995)
    Review of Religious Research 36:3: 277-293.

    Analyzes 1991 questionnaire data from Mormon women in Utah; shows an inverse relationship between employment & religious participation.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Utah; Women; Occupation; Practice; Mormon, U.S.A.
  • Personal Autonomy in Religion and Marriage: Is There a Link?
    Wilson, John, and Mark Musick (1995)
    Review of Religious Research 37:1: 3-18.

    Analyzes 1987-88 interview data from married adult Americans; religious affiliates saw marriage as a lifetime commitment. Pentecostal, Baptist, & Christian/Disciples wives saw autonomy within marriage as less important.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; Marriage; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; United Church of Christ; Family; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Individualism; United States; Episcopal; Jewish, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Autonomy; Practice
  • Religion and Mental Health: Mormons and Other Groups.
    Bergin, Allen E., I. Reed Payne, Paul H. Jenkins, and Marie Cornwall (1994)
    In Marie Cornwal, Tim B. Heaton, and Lawrence A. Young (eds.), Contemporary Mormonism. Social Science Perspectives. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, pp. 138-158.

    Reviews the literature on the mental health of American Mormons.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; Mental health
  • Religion and Adolescent Drug Use: A Comparison of Mormons and Other Religions.
    Bahr, Stephen J. (1994)
    In Marie Cornwall, Tim B. Heaton, and Lawrence A. Young (eds.), Contemporary Mormonism. Social Science Perspectives. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, pp. 118-137.

    Analyzes 1984-87 questionnaire data from American high school students; Mormons use cigarettes, alcohol, & other drugs less than others; religious activity levels inversely relate to substance use.

    Associated Search Terms: Alcohol; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Religiosity; Social control; Students, secondary; Mormon, U.S.A.; Drug
  • Evaluation of an Indian Student Placement Program.
    Chadwick, Bruce A., Stan L. Albrecht, and Howad M. Bahr (1994)
    Social Casework 67:9: 515-524.

    Analyzes 1981 interview data from Native Americans who in childhood had been placed in Mormon families near schools, & a control group.

    Associated Search Terms: Children; Evaluation research; Mormon, U.S.A.; Native Americans
  • The demography of Utah Mormons.
    Heaton, Tim B. (1994)
    In Brent Corcoran (ed.) Multiply and Replenish: Mormon Essays on Sex and Family. Salt Lake City, Utah: Signature Books.

    Associated Search Terms: Demography; Mormon, U.S.A.; United States, Utah
  • In Search of a Peculiar People: Are Mormon Families Really Different?
    Heaton, Tim B., Kristen L. Goodman, and Thomas B. Holman (1994)
    In Marie Cornwall, Tim B. Heaton, and Lawrence A. Young (eds.), Contemporary Mormonism. Social Science Perspectives. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, pp. 87-117.

    Analyzes interview data from adults in the U.S.; compares Mormons & others.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Family size; Mormon, U.S.A.; Family; Values; Marriage
  • Religiosity and Delinquency among LDS Adolescents.
    Chadwick, Bruce A., and Brent L. Top (1993)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 32:1: 51-67.

    Analyzes 1990 questionnaire data from Mormons ages 14-19 in eastern U.S. states; shows aspects of religiosity independently counter delinquency in a "low LDS religious ecology."

    Associated Search Terms: Delinquency; Mormon, U.S.A.
  • Extraordinary Groups. An Examination of Unconventional Life-Styles, 5th Ed.
    Kephart, William M., and William W. Zellner (1993)
    New York; St. Martin's Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian Science, U.S.A.; Jewish, Hasidic, Satmar; Jehovah´s Witness; Mormon; Father Divine; Oneida; Jewish, Lubavitcher; Amish, Old Order, U.S.A.; Commune; Jewish, Hasidic, Satmarer
  • Religion and Fertility in the United States: New Patterns.
    Mosher, William, Linda Williams, and David Johnson (1992)
    Demography 29: 199-214.

    Catholic fertility rates are lower than Protestant; Mormons & frequently attending Protestants' fertility rates are lower than others.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Demography; Fertility; Mormon, U.S.A.; Practice; United States
  • Mormonism: Catholic, Protestant, Different?
    Johnson, Martin, and Phil Mullins (1992)
    Review of Religious Research 34:1: 51-62.

    Factor analysis of questionnaire data on beliefs & values from Mormons & members of 5 Christian denominations; focuses on similarities & differences between Mormons & others.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; United Methodist; Disciples of Christ; Southern Baptist; Mormon, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Belief; Factor analysis
  • Church, Sect, and Scripture: The Protestant Bible and Mormon Sectarian Retrenchment.
    Mauss, Armand L., and Philip L. Barlow (1991)
    Sociological Analysis 52:4: 397-414.

    Since 1950 the Mormons have, contrary to the usual sect-to-church evolution, reversed an earlier trend toward assimilation by emphasizing their unique doctrines, including a distinctive canonization of the King James Version bible.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; Typology; Change
  • Family, Religion, and Personal Communities: Examples from Mormonism.
    Cornwall, Marie, and Darwin L. Thomas (1990)
    Marriage and Family Review 15:1/2: 229-252. [Also in Donald G. Unger and Marvin B. Sussman (eds.) Families in Community Settings: Interdisciplinary perspectives (New York: Haworth, 1990), pp. 229-252.

    Reviews research on the relationship between family & religion; gives examples from research on the Mormon family.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Mormon, U.S.A.
  • Dealing with Social Change: The Mormon Church's Response to Change in Women's Roles.
    Iannaccone, Laurence R., and Carrie A. Miles (1990)
    Social Forces 68: 1231-1250. [Also in Marie Cornwall, Tim B. Heaton, and Lawrence A. Young (eds.) Contemporary Mormonism. Social Science Perspectives (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1994), pp. 265-286.

    Based on U.S. census data & a content analysis of a Mormon publication; sees changes in church positions accommodating increases in & women working outside the home, not having children, earning degrees, etc.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Mormon, U.S.A.; Rational choice theory; Content analysis; Media
  • Mormonism and the Equal Rights Amendment.
    White, O. Kendall, Jr. (1989)
    Journal of Church and State 31:2: 249-267.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; Women; Politics, U.S.A.
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