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  • Distinctiveness reconsidered: Religiosity, structural location, and understandings of racial inequality.
    Frost, Jacqui, and Penny Edgell (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:2: 277-301.

    Analyzes 2014 USA survey data about explanations of African Americans' disadvantage & solutions for that disadvantage. Orthodoxy, religious involvement, & salience interact with age, gender, education, income, & race in predicting attitudes about minority disadvantage.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Stratification; Salience; Racial attitudes; Practice; Gender; Class; Age; Orthodoxy (doctrinal)
  • Chrisian nationalism and white racial boundaries: Examining whites' opposition to interracial marriage.
    Perry, Samuel L., and Andrew L. Whitehead (2015)
    Ethnic and Racial Sudies 38:10: 1671-1689.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian Identity; Marriage; Racial attitudes; Prejudice, racial
  • United by faith? Race/ethnicity, congregational diversity, and explanations of racial inequality.
    Cobb, Ryon J., Samuel L. Perry, and Kevin D. Dougherty (2015)
    Sociology of Religion 76:2: 177-198.

    Analyzes 1998 & 2006 General Social Survey(U.S.A.) data & '98 & '06 National Congregations Study data. Multi-racial congregations do not make whites' explanations of minority disadvantage more structural, & these congregations attract minorities who have non-structural explanations.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; United States; Congregation; Stratification; Racial attitudes
  • Worship discouse and white race-based policy attitudes.
    Brown, R. Khari, Angela Kaiser, and James S. Jackson (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:2: 291-312.

    Analyzes 2004 National Politics Study (U.S.A.) interview data, white non-Latino subsample. Attendance at churches where politics is discussed affects attitudes toward such race policies as affirmative action.

    Associated Search Terms: Racial attitudes; Discourse; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Ambivalent Miracles: Evangelicals and the Politics of Racial Healing.
    Wadsworth, Nancy D. (2014)
    Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Racial attitudes; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Stratification
  • The rise of the diversity expert; How American Evangelicals simultaneously accentuate and ignore race.
    Marti, Gerardo, and Michael O. Emerson (2014)
    In Brian Steensland and Philip Goff (eds.) The New Evangelical Social Engagement. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 179-199.

    Associated Search Terms: Diversity; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Race; Racial attitudes
  • When white people report racial discrimination: The role of region, religion, and politics.
    Mayrl, Damon, and Aliya Saperstein (2013)
    Social Science Research 42:3: 742-754.

    Associated Search Terms: Racial attitudes
  • Blacks and Whites in Christian America. How Racial Discrimination Shapes Religious Convictions.
    Emerson, Michael O., and Jason E. Shelton (2012)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Christian, U.S.A.; Discrimination; Racial attitudes; African Americans
  • The Connection between Worship Attendance and Racial Segregation Attitudes among White and Black Americans.
    Brown, R. Khari (2011)
    Religions 2:3: 277-296.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Racial attitudes; Segregation, racial
  • Contact, congregations, and children of color: The effects of interracial contact in religious settings on whites' attitudes toward transracial adoption.
    Perry, Samuel L. (2011)
    Journal of Comparative Family Studies 42: 851-869.

    Associated Search Terms: Racial attitudes; Race; Adoption
  • Race, religion, and beliefs about racial inequality.
    Taylor, Marylee C., and Stephen M. Merino (2011)
    Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Scence 634:1: 60-77.

    Associated Search Terms: Race; Racial attitudes
  • Neighbors Like Me? Religious Affiliation and Neighborhood Racial Preferences among non-Hispanic Whites.
    Merino, Stephen M. (2011)
    Religions 2:2: 165-183.

    Based on 2000 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; demographics rather than religious denomination predicts attitudes toward racially integrated neighborhoods, once the controls are introduced.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Denomination (organizational entity); Racial attitudes; Segregation, racial
  • Divided by age? Generational shifts in white Evangelical Christians' attitudes toward racial diversity.
    Mather, Darin (2011)
    Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion 7:3: 1-23.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Generations; Racial attitudes
  • Neither Jew nor Gentile. Exploring Issues of Racial Diversity on Protestant College Campuses.
    Yancey, George (2010)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    A survey of intitutions shows few effects of diversity programs in attracting minority students or raising their graduation rates. A student survey shows some programs raise tensions. Diverse faculty & diversity courses help.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Race; Racial attitudes; Students, undergraduate; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • Religious affiliation and beliefs about racial inequality: White college students' attitudes about black-white and Native American-white inequality.
    Eitle, Tamela McNulty, and Matthew Steffens (2009)
    Social Science Journal 46:3: 506-520.

    Associated Search Terms: Racial attitudes; Stratification; Students, undergraduate
  • Critical Whiteness Theories and the Evangelical 'Race Problem': Extending Emerson and Smith's DIVIDED BY FAITH.
    Tranby, Eric, and Douglas Hartmann (2008)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 47:3: 341-359.

    Analyzes 2003 U.S.A. survey data; individualist views tend to legitimate racial inequality.

    Associated Search Terms: Individualism; Legitimation; Racial attitudes
  • Theological Orientations within the African American Protestant Church and Their Relationship to Racial Identity.
    Butler-Barnes, Sheretta T., Pamela P. Martin, Sigrid Julian Dixon, and Simone T. Robinsom (2008)
    African American Research Perspectives (Spring 2008): 40-53.

    Church based convenience samples of African Americans show other-worldly theoloies positively related to racial identity, negatively reated to assimilationism.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Otherworldliness; Racial attitudes; Assimilation; African Americans
  • IdentitÓ, Razza e Religione.
    Blasi, Anthony J. (1997)
    In Luigi Tomasi (ed.), Razzismo e societÓ plurietnica. Conflitti etnici e razzismi giovanili in Europa. Milano: Franco Angeli, pp. 249-259.

    Associated Search Terms: Racial attitudes; Identity
  • Social Values, Religiosity, and Marital Context.
    Montoro, Julian (1993)
    Sociology of Religion 54:4: 403-412.

    Analyzes responses of Catholics in the 1976, '77, '80, & '82 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; shows religiously homogamous/heterogeneous marriages not predicting attitudes on various ethical issues.

    Associated Search Terms: Tolerance; Marriage; Catholic, U.S.A.; Justice; Racial attitudes; Sexual attitudes; Homosexuality; Abortion
  • Correlates of Belief in Life after Death.
    Greeley, Andrew M. (1988)
    Sociology and Social Research 73:1: 3-8. [Also in Andrew M. Greeley, The Sociology of Andrew M. Greeley (Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1994), pp. 497-502.

    Analyzes 1972-87 General Social Survey (U.S.A..) data; shows fundamentalism, not belief in afterlife, related to disregard for this-worldly life.

    Associated Search Terms: Racial attitudes; Peace/war; Gun control; Homosexuality; Politics, U.S.A.; Environmentalism; United States; Belief; Death
  • Attitudes toward Racial Integration.
    Taylor, D. Garth, Paul B. Sheatsley, and Andrew M. Greeley (1978)
    Scientific American 238:6: 42-49. [Also in Andrew M. Greeley, The Sociology of Andrew M. Greeley. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1994, pp. 381-388]

    Develops a model for predicting racial liberalism, including cohort effects; uses religious categories in some tables.

    Associated Search Terms: Integration (racial); Catholic, U.S.A.; United States; Racial attitudes; Protestant, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.
  • Ethnicity and Racial Attitudes: The Case of the Jews and the Poles.
    Greeley, Andrew M. (1975)
    American Journal of Sociology 80:4: 909-933. [Also in Andrew M. Greeley, The Sociology of Andrew M. Greeley (Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1994), pp. 309-333]

    Analyzes 1968 survey data from 15 U.S. cities; religious categories are used as controls.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Racial attitudes; Prejudice, racial
  • Attitudes Toward Racial Integration.
    Greeley, Andrew M., and Paul B. Sheatsley (1971)
    Scientific American 225:6: 3-9. [Also in Andrew M. Greeley, The Sociology of Andrew M. Greeley (Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1994), pp. 213-219]

    Analyzes 1942-70 National Opinion Research Center (U.S.A..) survey data; shows growing acceptance of racial integration. Uses some religious categories in the data analysis.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Catholic, U.S.A.; Integration (racial); Jewish, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.; United States; Racial attitudes
  • A Note on Political and Social Differences among Ethnic College Graduates.
    Greeley, Andrew M. (1969)
    Sociology of Education 42:1: 98-103. [Also in Andrew M. Greeley, The Sociology of Andrew M. Greeley (Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1994), pp. 168-173.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, U.S.A.; Ethnic; Jewish, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Racial attitudes
  • Racial policies and practices of major national Proestant denominations.
    Loescher, Frank Samuel (1947)
    Phylon 8: 243-250.

    Associated Search Terms: Racial attitudes; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • Social Adjustment in Methodism. The Adjustment of the Methodist Episcopal Church to the Changing Needs of its Constituency, as Illustrated by a Survey of the Opinions of Methodists Living in and Near Springfield, Massachusetts.
    Williams, John Paul (1938)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Columbia University. [New York: Teachers College Press; New York: AMS Press, 1927]

    Analyzes 1935-36 interviews with clergy & officers, & questionnaire data from members & stuents, Methodist Episcopal Church, in Springfield & Worcester Districts, Massachusetts.

    Associated Search Terms: Racial attitudes; Change; United States, Massachusetts, Worcester; Methodist Episcopal Church, U.S.A.; United States, Massachusetts, Springfield; Adaptation
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