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  • Silent disagreement: Microinteractional solutions to moral dissent among Catholic converts.
    Ellis, Rachel (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:2: 383-397.

    Based on 2012-13 participant observation in an east coast USA student parish convert class (RCIA), followed by interviews. Norms of conflict avoidance preserved a private space of dissent from official teachings on contraception & homosexuality.

    Associated Search Terms: Interaction; Moral; Birth control; Norm; Homosexuality; Convert; Participant observation; Conflict; Catholic; Belief; Dissent
  • Christians under Covers: Evangelicals and Sexual Pleasure on the Internet.
    Burke, Kelsy C. (2016)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Studies how Evangelical websites promote the evangelical view of marital sex.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual attitudes; Sexual norms; Internet; Evangelical
  • The will to religion: Obligatory religious citizenship
    Beaman, Lori G. (2013)
    Critical Research on Religion 1:2: 141-157

    Religious identification as an aspect of the new normal has consequences.

    Associated Search Terms: Identification; Norm
  • Using normative theory to explain the effect of religion and education on volunteering.
    Son, Joonmo, and John Wilson (2012)
    Sociological Perspectives 55:3: 473-499.

    Associated Search Terms: Norm; Volunteering
  • Social norms and the relationship between cigarette use and religiosity among adolescents in the United States.
    Gryczynski, Jan, and Brian W. Ward (2011)
    Health Education & Behavior 38:1: 39-48.

    Associated Search Terms: Norm; Tobacco; Adolescents
  • Converging on the Heterosexual Dyad. Changing Mormon and Adventist Sexual Norms and Implications for Gay and Lesbian Adherents.
    Vance, Laura L. (2008)
    Nova religio 11:4: 56-76.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Sexual norms; Historical; Mormon; Seventh-day Adventist
  • Preference structures and normative constraints in movements outside, between, and within religious organizations.
    Sherkat, Darren E. (2006)
    In James A. Beckford and J. Walliss (eds.) Theorising Religion: Classical and Cotnemporary Debaqtes. Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate, pp. 146-164.

    Associated Search Terms: Norm; Disaffiliation; Conversion
  • Bowling alone but serving together: The congregational norm of community involvement.
    Cnaan, Ram A., Stephanie C. Boddie, and Gaynor I. Yancey (2003)
    In Corwin Smidt (ed.) Religion as Social Capital: Producing the Common Good. Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, pp. 19-31.

    Associated Search Terms: Civic engagement; Congregation; Norm
  • Religious Reference Groups and the Persistence of Normative Behavior: An Empirical Test.
    Roberts, Alden E., Jerome R. Koch, and Doyle Paul Johnson (2001)
    Sociological Spectrum 23: 81-97.

    Associated Search Terms: Reference group; Norm
  • Religion and the politics of sexuality.
    Ellingson, Stephen, Nelson Tebbe, Martha Van Haitsma, and Edward O. Laumann (2001)
    Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 53:1: 3-55.

    Neighborhood sexual norms affect congregation sexual norms.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Sexual norms; Urban
  • From Promiscuity to Celibacy: Women and Sexual Regulation at Rajneeshpuram.
    Goldman, Marion S. (1995)
    In Mary Jo Neitz and Marion S. Goldman (eds.), Sex, Lies and Sanctity: Religion and Deviance in Contemporary North America. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, Inc., pp. 203-219.

    When Bagwan Rajneesh predicted an AIDS epidemic & changed sexual norms, women observed the new rules while men did not.

    Associated Search Terms: Commune; Women; Sexual norms; Rajneesh; United States, Oregon, Rajneeshpuram
  • Why Strict Churches are Strong.
    Iannaccone, Laurence R. (1994)
    American Journal of Sociology 99:5: 1180-1212. [Also in Nicholas J. Demerath III, et al. (eds.), Sacred Companies. Organizational Aspects of Religion and Religious Aspects of Organizations (New York: Oxford University Press, 1998), pp. 269-291]

    Strict norms strengthen organizations by screening out members who lack commitment; uses illustrative General Social Survey (U.S.A..) data.

    Associated Search Terms: Strictness; United States; Rational choice theory; Norm; Denomination (organizational entity)
  • The Communal Cauldron: Relations between Hindus and Muslims in India and Their Reactions to Norm Violations.
    Ghosh, Emmanuel S.K., Rashmi Kumar, and Rama Charan Tripathi (1992)
    In Rama C. Tripathi and Richard DeRidder (eds.) Norm Violation and Intergroup Relations. New York: Oxford University Press, 70-89.

    Associated Search Terms: Norm; Islam, India; India; Hindu, India; Conflict
  • Culture and Religion.
    Wilson, Bryan R. (1991)
    Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Soziologie/Revue suisse de sociologie 17:3: 433-449.

    Sees religious norms constitutive of culture & cultural change; focuses on the case of Pentecostalism in Latin America. Notes the secularization of material culture.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Latin America; Change; Culture; Norm; Secularization; Latin America
  • Religion and Role-identity: A Structural Symbolic Interactionist Conceptualization of Religiosity.
    Wimberley, Dale W. (1989)
    Sociological Quarterly 30:1: 125-142.

    Proposes norm adherence & identity salience components of religiosity; uses symbolic interactionist identity theory.

    Associated Search Terms: Dimensions of religiosity; Symbolic interactionism; Identity; Salience; Norm
  • Soziologische Aspekte des Normativen. Christliche Moral und säkulare Wertorientierung.
    Morel, Julius (1972)
    In Jakobus Wössner (ed.) Religion im Umbruch. Soziologische Beitröge zur Situation von Religion und Kirche in der gegenwärtigen Gesellschaft. Stuttgart: Ferdinand Enke, pp. 123-149.

    Associated Search Terms: Norm; Moral; Values
  • La religion dans une société pluraliste. Jalons pour observations du phenomène.
    Remy, Jean (1966)
    Social Compass 13:5/6: 379-390.

    Considers the separation of systems of legitimation from systems of norms.

    Associated Search Terms: Legitimation; Pluralism; Norm
  • Group Standards in a Protestant Congregation.
    Bergman, Richard D. (1963)
    Review of Religious Research 4:2: 96-104.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from a Lutheran congregation in a U.S. city; shows consensus on norms respecting participation in the formal activities of the church.

    Associated Search Terms: Lutheran, U.S.A.; Parish; Norm; Group
  • Ethical Relativism and Anomia.
    Putney, Snell, and Russell Middleton (1962)
    American Journal of Sociology 67:4: 430-438.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from students at 2 American universities; "relativists" differed from "absolutists" only in observance of ascetic norms.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Relativism; Moral; Norm; Anomie
  • Behavioral Conformity to Church Teaching as a Function of the Sentiments of the Individual and Membership Group Identification.
    Photiadis, John (1958)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Cornell University.

    Associated Search Terms: Norm; Mormon; Identification
  • Dating Behavior of Mennonite College Students.
    Goering, Orlando James (1955)
    Unpublished M.S. thesis, Iowa State University.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual norms; Mennonite, U.S.A.; Students, undergraduate
  • The Mormons of El Dorado Stake and the Valley City Ward: A Study in Social Norms and their Effectiveness.
    Deane, William Nelson (1954)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Washington University, St. Louis.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; Norm
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