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  • Constructing a Calling: The Case of Evangelical Christian International Students in the United States.
    Williams, Roman R. (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 74:2: 254-280.

    Based on 2007-09 interviews with 72 international students in Boston and 2 Chinese cities, with follow-ups using photographs of everyday settings made by the students themselves. The theme of callings recognized as God-given emerged.

    Associated Search Terms: Narrative; Students, foreign; Visual; Calling; Life histories; Occupation; Evangelical
  • Religion and the American occupational structure.
    Sherkat, Darren E. (2012)
    In Lisa A. Keister, John D. McCarthy, and Roger Finks (eds.) Religion, Work and Inequality. Bingley, U.K.: Emerald Group Publishing, pp. 75-102.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Stratification; Occupation
  • Religion and decisions about marriage, residence, occupation, and children.
    Sigalow, Emily, Michelle Shain, and Meredith R. Bergey (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:2: 304-323.

    Analyzes interview data from Americans. Religion is important in decisions about occupations, marriage, where to reside, & family size.

    Associated Search Terms: Salience; Occupation; Family size; Marriage
  • "I determine my harvest": Risky careers and spirit-guided prosperity in Los Angeles.
    Marti, Gerardo (2012)
    In Katherine Attanasi and Amos Yong (eds.) Pentecostalism and Prosperty: The Socio-Economics of Global Charismatic Movement. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 131-150.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, California, Los Angeles; Risk preference; Prosperity Gospel, U.S.A.; Occupation; Pentecostal, U.S.A.
  • Ethno-Religious Background as a Determinant of Educational and Occupational Attainment in Britain.
    Khattab, Nabil (2009)
    Sociology 43:2: 304-322.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Great Britain; Stratification; Occupation
  • Role fusion: The occupational socialization of prison chaplains.
    Hicks, Allison M. (2008)
    Symbolic Interaction 31: 400-421.

    Associated Search Terms: Occupation; Role; Prison chaplain; Socialization; Clergy role; Penology
  • Hollywood Faith: Holiness, Prosperity, and Ambition in a Los Angeles Church.
    Marti, Gerardo (2008)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Based on ethnographic field work & interviews; studies a multiracial congregation that appealed to individualists struggling in the entertainment industry.

    Associated Search Terms: Diversity; Prosperity Gospel, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Occupation; Parish; Race; Media; Individualism; Entertainer; Participant observation; United States, California, Los Angeles; Durkheim, Émile; Charismatic, U.S.A.
  • Factors Leading to Clergy Job Search in Two Protestant Denominations.
    Wildhagen, Tina, Charles W. Mueller, and Minglu Want (2005)
    Review of Religious Research 46:4: 380-403.

    Analyzes 1996 survey data from United Church of Christ and Christian Church (Disciples) clergy; push factors rather than pull or sense of a new call explain new job-seeking activity.

    Associated Search Terms: Disciples of Christ; United Church of Christ; Occupation; Clergy
  • What Would you do for a Living?
    Fiensy, David A. (2002)
    In Anthony J. Blasi, Jean Duhaime, and Paul-André Turcotte (eds.) Handbook of Early Christianity. Social Science Approaches. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira Press, pp. 555-574.

    Examines evidence pertaining to the acceptance and rejection of different occupations by early Christians.

    Associated Search Terms: Occupation; Early Christian; Economic
  • The Significance of Exoteric and Esoteric Imagination in Psychological Development.
    Chirico, Donna M. (2001)
    Social Compass 48:4: 525-539.

    Sees educational attainment as a break from conventionality for Italian Americans. Analyzes questionnaire data from 2 Italian American parishes & 2 Italian-American professional class organizations.

    Associated Search Terms: Occupation; Transcendence; Belief; Education; Italian Americans
  • Churches in Dutch: Causes of Religious Disaffiliation in The Netherlands, 1937-1995.
    Grotenhuis, Manfred te, and Peer Scheepers (2001)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 40:4: 591-606.

    Analyzes 1995 national Dutch survey data. Rationalization (parents' educational & occupational attainment, urbanization, & inversely age) is primarily responsible for religious disaffiliation.

    Associated Search Terms: Rationalization; Disaffiliation; Education; Marriage; Netherlands; Occupation; Urban; Age
  • The Ministry as an Occupational Labor Market: Intentions to Leave an Employer (Church) vs. Intentions to Leave a Profession (Ministry).
    McDuff, Elaine M., and Charles W. Mueller (2000)
    Work and Occupations 27: 89-116.

    Associated Search Terms: Role exit; Clergy role; Clergy; Occupation
  • Gender, Profession, and non-Conformal Religiosity.
    Warburg, Margit, Peter Lüchau, and Peter B. Andersen (1999)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 14: 177-290.

    Not one's gender, but the prevalence of women in a profession explains the high rate of nonconformist religion in the social, educational, & health professions in Denmark. Uses European Values Study data for Denmark & interviews with Danish Baha'is.

    Associated Search Terms: Denmark; Baha´i, Denmark; Gender; Occupation; Deviance/social control
  • 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
  • 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: Practice; Mormon, U.S.A.; Occupation; United States, Utah; Women
  • The changing occupational structure of Amish males.
    Kreps, George M., Joseph F. Donnermeyer, and Marty W. Kreps (1994)
    Rural Sociology 59:4: 693-707.

    Associated Search Terms: Amish; Change; Occupation
  • Von der Mitte zum Rand? Zur Lage religiöser Milieus in der soziokulturellen Landschaft der Schweiz.
    Voll, Peter (1991)
    Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Soziologie/Revue suisse de sociologie 17:3: 600-617. Comment by René Levy 17:3: 618-626. Comment by Jean-Paul Willaime 17:3: 627-634.

    Analyzes Swiss survey data on church attendance.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Switzerland; Occupation
  • Religious Belief and Managerial Ideology: An Exploratory Study of an Extrapolation from the Weber Thesis.
    Winter, J. Alan (1991)
    Review of Religious Research 33:2: 169-175.

    Analyzes 1986-89 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data, educated white Protestant subsample; shows those who work with people positively correlated with seeing God as "Friend" rather than "King" & seeing people as trying to be helpful & trustworthy.

    Associated Search Terms: God, image of; United States; Occupation; Economic
  • Sisters at Work: Career and Community Changes.
    Briody, Elizabeth K., and Teresa A. Sullivan (1988)
    Work and Occupations 15:3: 313-333.

    Based on 1983 interviews of 30 sisters in 11 orders, Catholic Diocese of Brownsville; suggests the diversification of occupational choices after Vatican II parallels new choices of other women.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Texas, Brownsville; Occupation; Sisters; Orders/congregations
  • Period Effects and Specific Age Effects Influencing Values of Alumni in the Decade after College.
    Hoge, Dean R., and Jann L. Hoge (1984)
    Social Forces 62:4: 941-962.

    Analyzes 1969 questionnaire data from University of Michigan students & '79 follow-up alumni survey data; shows changes toward less traditional religious stances, civil libertarianism,& more free enterprise ideological stances.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Students, undergraduate; Age; Occupation
  • Women's Access to Elite Careers: In Search of a Religion Effect.
    Bainbridge, William Sims, and Laurie Russell Hatch (1982)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 21:3: 242-255.

    Analyzes 1930 & '70 U.S. & 1961 Canadian census data; U.S. data did not support the theory that religion held women back, the Canadian data did.

    Associated Search Terms: Occupation; Women; Canada; United States; Comparative
  • Themes of Power and Control in a Pentecostal Assembly.
    Wilson, John, and Harvey . Clow (1981)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 20:3: 241-250.

    Compensation theories of Pentecostalism say little about its distinctive Spirit-possession. A replication/expressiveness theory of ritual can interpret it; notes themes of power & control that resonate with adherents' workplace situations.

    Associated Search Terms: Possession; Deprivation; Ritual; Power; Pentecostal; Occupation
  • Black Catholicism and Occupational Status in Northern Cities.
    Hunt, Larry L., and Janet G. Hunt (1978)
    Social Science Quarterly 58:4: 657-670.

    Analyzes late 1960s interview data from African Americans in 15 large cities in the northern United States.

    Associated Search Terms: Occupation; Catholic, U.S.A.; Stratification; African Americans
  • Musical Pews: Rural and Urban Models of Occupational and Religious Mobility.
    Nelsen, Hart M., and William E. Snizek (1976)
    Sociology and Social Research 60: 279-289.

    Analyzes 1960 election study data; shows ruralites changing to denominations that are helpful for social mobility & urbanites reluctant to change denomination until achieving class stability.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; Mobility (vertical); Conversion; Rural; Occupation
  • Occupational and Religious Mobility in a Small City.
    Lauer, Robert H. (1975)
    Sociological Quarterly 16: 380-392.

    Analyzes telephone interview data from household heads in a small Midwest U.S. city; shows highly educated people who are occupationally mobile across great distance to be highly religiously mobile.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Christian (U.S.A. denomination); Christian Science; Unitarian, U.S.A.; United Church of Christ; Episcopal; Mobility (vertical); Occupation; Unitarian; Conversion; Methodist, U.S.A.
  • Groupes socio-professionnels et pratiues culturelles catholiques. Une analyse écologique quantitative sur des données françaises contemporaines.
    Terrenoire, Jean-Paul (1974)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 37: 117-155.

    Analyzes 1950s-60s French diocesan religious census data; shows increases in regional attendances differences of occupational groups.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, France; Occupation; Ecology; France
  • Structural Inconsistency and Vocation-Related Tension.
    Humphreys, Claire (1974)
    Review of Religious Research 16:1: 31-40.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from nuns in an order in western New York State; focuses on occupation-related tension.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; Catholic, U.S.A.; Orders/congregations; Occupation; Sisters
  • The Correspondence between Religious Orientation and Socio-political Liberalism and Conservatism.
    Stellway, Richard J. (1973)
    Sociological Quarterly 14:3: 430-439.

    Analyzes 1971 interview data from semi-rural west central Illinois; shows political & religious liberalism/Conservatism correlated, especially among people with unfulfilled occupational expectations.

    Associated Search Terms: Occupation; Politics, U.S.A.; Conservative/liberal
  • Social Dislocation and Pentecostalism: A Multivariate Analysis.
    Flora, Cornelia Butler (1973)
    Sociological Analysis 34:4: 296-307.

    Analyzes 1969 interview data from Palmira in the Cauca Valley of Colombia; lower class interviewees who had been dislocated by migration & job changes were more likely than others to become Pentecostals.

    Associated Search Terms: Migration; Conversion; Mobility (geographical); Occupation; Pentecostal, Colombia; Colombia
  • United States National Jewish Population Study: A First Report.
    Massarik, Fred, and Alvin Chenkin (1973)
    American Jewish Yearbook 74: 264-315.

    Statistics on American Jews, based on interviews in Jewish communities in the U.S.; demography, education, occupation, income, rates of exogamy, geographical distribution

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Marriage; Education; Occupation; Ecology
  • Occupational and Educational Mobility in Relation to Caste in Urban India.
    Ramu, G.N., and Paul D. Wiebe (1973)
    Sociology and Social Research 58:1: 84-94.

    Analyzes a 1970-71 survey of Hindus in Kolar Gold Fields; caste effects had declined but were real.

    Associated Search Terms: Hindu, India; Mobility (vertical); India, Mysore, Kolar Gold Fields; Caste; Occupation; Education
  • Religious Group Attendance and Occupational Decision Making: A Study of High School Seniors from a Pacific Northwest Suburan School District.
    Langford, Charles C. (1971)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of Oregon.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Occupation; Students, secondary
  • The Religious Commitment of American Women.
    Finney, John M. (1971)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Wisconsin.

    Analyzes 1965 National Fertility Study (U.S.A..) data; shows little effect of early religiosity on adult religiosity, which depends more on education & occupation & at times affects anticipated fertility.

    Associated Search Terms: Occupation; Socialization; Women; Fertility; United States
  • Social Variables Associated with Church Attendance, 1965 and 1969: Evidence from National Polls.
    Alston, Jon P. (1971)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 10:3: 233-236.

    Analyzes American Institute of Public Opinion data, using denominational, educational, occupational, income, length of residence, & family size categories.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Practice; United States; Family size; Occupation; Education; Stratification; Baptist, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Episcopal; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • The Church of Finland in a Changing Society.
    Kortekangas, Paavo (1969)
    Review of Religious Research 10:2: 88-99.

    Review of the 19th-20th century literature; includes participation by occupation groups in Tampere, Finland, 1855-1905.

    Associated Search Terms: Occupation; Lutheran, Finland; Finland
  • The Edgeware Survey: Occupation and Social Class.
    Krausz, Ernest (1969)
    Jewish Journal of Sociology 11:1: 75-96.

    Based on a 1963 survey conducted on the outskirts of London.

    Associated Search Terms: Occupation; Jewish, Great Britain; Great Britain, Edgeware; Stratification
  • Occupational Placement and Mobility of Protestants and Catholics, 1953-1964.
    Alston, Jon P. (1969)
    Review of Religious Research 10:3: 135-140.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Occupation; Mobility (vertical); United States
  • Religious Apostasy, Higher Education, and Occupational Choice.
    Zelan, Joseph (1968)
    Sociology of Education 41:4: 370-379.

    Analyzes 1958 National Opinion Research Center (U.S.A.) data from arts & science graduate students, with 25% of non-religious respondents, 80% of whom had been reared in a religion. The pattern was accentuated in elite universities.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, graduate; Occupation; Education; Disaffiliation
  • Les catholiques pratiquants et l'Église de Montéal.
    Wener, Normand (1968)
    Montréal: Action Catholique de Montréal.

    Uses ages & occupations of Montreal Catholic church attenders to predict ides of church, perceptions of conditions of membership, reasons for belonging, quality & norms of interaction, & perceptions of church's expectations of religion & life.

    Associated Search Terms: Occupation; Canada, Quebec, Montreal; Catholic, Canada; Membership; Age
  • The Occupational Milieu of the Catholic Sister.
    Wedge, Rosalma Blanche (1966)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, St. John's University. [DA 28:8 A, p. 3278]

    Based on New York archdiocesan archives, interviews, & questionnaire data from Catholic high school girls, their parents, & sisters in the New York Archdiocese.

    Associated Search Terms: Sisters; Occupation; United States, New York, New York; Catholic, U.S.A.; Students, secondary
  • Sondage sur la "Mentalité Chrétienne" de la Population Canadienne-Française de Montréal.
    Bovy, Lambert (1964)
    Archives de sociologie des religions 9/17: 135-146.

    Variables include sex, age, civil status, number of children, occupation, education, & origin.

    Associated Search Terms: Sex; Belief; Age; Family; Occupation; Education; Canada, Quebec, Montreal
  • Intellectual Values: Campus and Seminary.
    McNamara, Robert J. (1964)
    Sociological Analysis 25:4: 200-211.

    Analyzes 1961-62 questionnaire data from seniors at Columbia, Fordham, Cornell, & Notre Dame Universities, & Jesuit seminarians; compares occupational stances & intellectual values.

    Associated Search Terms: Seminarians; Catholic, U.S.A.; Education; Society of Jesus; Students, undergraduate; Occupation
  • Occupational Status in a Religious Group.
    Sargent, Leslie W. (1963)
    Review of Religious Research 4:3: 149-155.

    Reports data from a 1961 Seventh-day Adventist membership survey in the western U.S. states.

    Associated Search Terms: Occupation; Stratification; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.
  • Occupational Status and Religion.
    Crespi, Irving (1963)
    American Sociological Review 28:1: 131.

    Presents 1963 Gallup Poll U.S.A. data; shows occupational differences between Protestants & Catholics to be minimal.

    Associated Search Terms: Occupation; United States; Protestant, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Protestant Ethic
  • Religion and Career: A Study of College Graduates.
    Greeley, Andrew M. (1963)
    New York: Sheed & Ward.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Stratification; Economic; Students, undergraduate; Occupation; Catholic, U.S.A.; Education
  • The Jewish Community of Buenos Aires.
    Horowitz, Irving Louis (1962)
    Jewish Journal of Sociology 4:2: 147-171. [Also in Jewish Social Studies 24:4 (1962): 195-222]

    Examines demographic features, occupational structure, organizations, & environment of the Jewish community of Buenos Aires.

    Associated Search Terms: Demography; Jewish, Argentina; Argentina, Buenos Aires; Occupation
  • The Influence of Religion on Career Plans and Occupational Values of June 1961 College Graduates.
    Greeley, Andrew M. (1962)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Chicago.

    Associated Search Terms: Occupation; Catholic, U.S.A.; Education
  • Marriage, Career, and Religiousness among Catholic College Girls.
    Kosa, John, Leo D. Rachiele, and Cyril O. Schommer (1962)
    Marriage and Family Living 24:4: 376-380.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from female students at an American Catholic college; religiosity correlated with a marriage vs. career orientation & with low educational aspirations.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Education; Marriage; Occupation; Women; Students, undergraduate
  • Religious Identification and Occupational Status of Iowa Grooms, 1953-7.
    Burchinal, Lee G., and William F. Kenkel (1962)
    American Sociological Rview 27:4: 526-532.

    Analyzes data from marriages of whites in Iowa, 1953-57; shows few occupational differences between Catholics & Protestants.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Iowa; Occupation; Protestant, U.S.A.; Stratification
  • What do Jesuits do?
    Mehok, William J. (1961)
    Social Compass 8:6: 567-574.

    Provides 1955-59 world-wide occupational distribution data for Jesuits.

    Associated Search Terms: Occupation; Society of Jesus; Orders/congregations
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