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  • Civic engagement measured in square metres. Church and civil society in a Dutch suburb.
    van der Meulen, Marten (2012)
    Social Compass 59:4: 552-569.

    Based on 2002-05 field work inLeidsche Rijn, a suburb of Utrecht. Social capital in congregations both furthers & limits civic engagement.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Social capital; Netherlands, Utrecht; Civic engagement
  • Stemming the Tide: Denomination and Religiousness in the Dutch Fertility Transition, 1845-1945.
    Kok, Jan, and Jan van Bavel (2006)
    In Renzo Derosas and Frans van Poppel (eds.) Religion and the Decline of Fertility in the Western World. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 83-105.

    Based on 1912-1922 birth, marriage, & death certificates; denominational differences appeared more in rural areas & where religious social control was strong.

    Associated Search Terms: Netherlands, Utrecht; Fertility; Demography; Netherlands, Rotterdam
  • Recruitment as a Vocation: The Case of Jehovah's Witnesses.
    Munters, Quirinus J. (1971)
    Sociologia neerlandica 7: 88-100.

    Analyzes 1965-69 questionnaire data from Jehovah's Witnesses in Utrecht, The Netherlands.

    Associated Search Terms: Jehovah´s Witness, Netherlands; Netherlands, Utrecht; Proselytizing
  • Dutch Schools and Religious Segmentation.
    Wilson, Norman H. (1959)
    Comparative Education Review 3:2: 19-24.

    Based on observation & interviews near Utrecht; observes that there were 3 separate religious worlds in Dutch education.

    Associated Search Terms: Netherlands, Utrecht; Pillarization; Education; Participant observation
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