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  • Choosing Constituent Cues. Reference group Influence on Clergy Political Speech.
    Calfano, Brian Robert (2009)
    Social Science Quarterly 90:1: 88-102.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Clergy; Reference group; Homily; Politics, U.S.A.
  • 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: Norm; Reference group
  • Dual Reference Groups and Political Orientation: An Examination of Evangelically Oriented Catholics.
    Welch, Michael R., and David C. Leege (1991)
    American Journal of Political Science 35: 28-56.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Reference group; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • The Influence of Religion on Attitudes toward Nonmarital Sexuality: a Preliminary Assessment of Reference Group Theory.
    Cochran, John K., and Leonard Beeghley (1991)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 30:1: 45-62.

    Analyzes 1972-89 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodist, U.S.A.; Sexual attitudes; Reference group; United States; Jewish, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Episcopal; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.
  • Religious Change and Alcohol Use: An Application of Reference Group and Socialization Theory.
    Beeghley, Leonard, E. Wilbur Bock, and John K. Cochran (1990)
    Sociological Forum 5:2: 261-178.

    Analyzes 1972-86 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; compares alcohol use by those raised in proscribing religions & converts to them, converts to non-proscribing ones, & those raised in these.

    Associated Search Terms: Reference group; United States; Alcohol; Conversion; Socialization
  • Religiosity, Social Class, and Alcohol Use: An Application of Reference Group Theory.
    Clarke, Leslie, Leonard Beeghley, and John K. Cochran (1990)
    Sociological Perspectives 33:2: 201-218.

    Analyzes 1972-86 General Social Survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Alcohol; United States; Reference group; Religiosity; Stratification
  • Climbing Jacob's Ladder: Symbolic Renunciation, Reference-group Identification, and Status Mobility in Cursillo.
    O'Sullivan, Ralph G. (1989)
    Sociological Spectrum 9:3: 329-342.

    Based on 1982 participant observation at a cursillo center in Peoria, Illinois.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Illinois, Peoria; Participant observation; Catholic, U.S.A.; Cursillo; Reference group
  • Religiosity and Alcohol Behavior: An Exploration of Reference Group Theory.
    Cochran, John K., Leonard Beeghley, and E. Wilbur Bock (1988)
    Sociological Forum 3:2: 256-276.

    Religious reference groups affect alcohol use, but not abuse; analyses 1972-84 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data.

    Associated Search Terms: Alcohol; Reference group; United States
  • Moral Messages: The Relative Influence of Denomination on the Religiosity-Alcohol Relationship.
    Bock, E. Wilbur, John K. Cochran, and Leonard Beeghley (1987)
    Sociological Quarterly 28:1: 89-103.

    Analyzes 1972-80 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data.

    Associated Search Terms: Denomination (organizational entity); Reference group; Religiosity; Alcohol; United States
  • Reference Groups, Religiosity, and Premarital Sexual Behavior.
    Woodroof, J. Timothy (1986)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 25:4: 436-460.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from students at 8 Churches of Christ colleges in the U.S. Peers' religious practices & attitudes are more influential than parents'.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Reference group; Sexual activity; Churches of Christ; Practice
  • Religiosity and Reference Groups: Towards a Model of Adolescent Sexuality.
    Woodroof, J. Timothy (1984)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Nebraska. [DA 45:9 A, p. 3002]

    Analyzes questionnaire data from students at a Churches of Christ college; finds them relatively inactive sexually. Peer group influence best predicted activity level; religion had some effect.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual activity; Churches of Christ; Students, undergraduate; Reference group
  • Religion, Socioeconomic Status, and Sexual Morality: An Application of Reference Group Theory.
    Bock, E. Wilbur, Leonard Beeghley, and Anthony J. Mixon (1983)
    Sociological Quarterly 24:4: 545-559.

    Analyzes 1972-78 National Opinion Research Center (U.S.A.) data.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Reference group; Sexual attitudes; United States
  • Reference Groups and Role Strains Related to Spiritual Well-Being.
    Garrett, William R. (1979)
    Sociological Analysis 40:1: 43-58.

    Associated Search Terms: Well-being; Reference group; Role strain
  • A Test and Reformulation of Reference Group and Role Correlates of Premarital Sexual Permissiveness Theory.
    Libby, Roger W., Louis Gray, and Mervin White (1978)
    Journal of Marriage and the Family 40:1: 79-92.

    Analyzes 1973 questionnaire data from students at a northwest U.S. state university; church attendance negatively predicts premarital permissiveness in a multivariate model.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual activity; Practice; Role; Reference group; Students, undergraduate
  • Significant Others in the Professional Socialization of Catholic Seminarians.
    Ventimiglia, Joseph C. (1978)
    Journal for the scientific Study of Religion 17:1: 43-52.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from students at an American Catholic seminary; Examines increasing identification with ministerial occupation during the course of study.

    Associated Search Terms: Reference group; Identity; Catholic, U.S.A.; Seminarians
  • Previous Dispositions and Conversion to Perspectives of Social and Religious Movements.
    Greil, Arthur L. (1977)
    Sociological Analysis 38:2: 115-125.

    Approaches conversion from a reference group perspective.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Reference group; Social movement; Cognitive dimension
  • Occupational Aspirations and Expectations of Seminary Students.
    Cross, William M. (1971)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. disserttion, South Dakota State University. [DA 32:8 A, p. 4718]

    Analyzes 1970 questionnaire data from seminarians in Chicago, St. Louis, & northern Indiana seminaries; uses reference group theory to hypothesize relationships among role models, socio-economic status, & specialized occupational hopes & expectations.

    Associated Search Terms: Reference group; Vocation; Stratification; Seminarians
  • Ages of Marriage, Occupation of Grooms and Inter-Religious Marriage Rates.
    Burchinal, Lee G., and Loren E. Chancellor (1962)
    Social Forces 40;4: 348-354.

    Analyzes Iowa marriage records for 1953-57; suggests religious endogamy norm salience is related to reference group experiences that are associated with ages at marriage & status level.

    Associated Search Terms: Reference group; Age; Marriage; United States, Iowa; Stratification
  • The Community Reference System, Religiosity, and Race Attitudes.
    Liu, William T. (1961)
    Social Forces 39:4: 324-328.

    Analyzes data from married Catholic parishioners in Tallahassee, Florida.

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice; Race; Community study; Reference group; Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Florida, Tallahassee
  • Le Rôle des Groupes Référence dans l'Intégration des Attitudes Religieuses./The Role of Reference Groups in the Integration of Religious Attitudes.
    Carrier, Hervé (1960)
    Social Compass 8;2: 139-160./In Joan Brothers (ed.), Readings in the Sociology of Religion (London: Pergamon, 1967), pp. 167-188.

    Associated Search Terms: Reference group
  • Psycho-Sociologie de l'Appartenance Religieuse./Sociology of Religious Belonging./Sico-Sociología de la Afiliación Religiosa.
    Carrier, Hervé (1960)
    Rome: Presses de l'Université Grégorienne./New York: Herder & Herder, 1965/ Estella: Verbo Divino, 1965.

    Study of religious belonging corresponding to the 3 categories of Gabriel LeBras: communal (favored by the author), civil, supernatural. Collective aspects of religious activity inspired by personal religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Reference group; Membership
  • Sociocultural Change and Quakerism: A Case Study in Functional Sociology of Religion in Terms of Reference-group Theory.
    Stafford, David Benbow (1955)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Duke Univrsity.

    Historical sociology, focusing on the early history of the Quaker movement, especially biographies.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Historical; Social movement; Quaker; Reference group
  • Religion, Reference Group Theory, and Group Identification.
    Rosen, Bernard C. (1952)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Cornell University.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Reference group; Identification
  • Egoism: A Study in the Social Premises of Religion.
    Wallis, Louis (1905)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    "Egoism" includes "indirect egoism"--forming motives from the perspective of the other. Reads the history of Hebrew religious origins from this perspective.

    Associated Search Terms: Hebrew; Origins of religion; Reference group
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