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  • From existential to social understandings of risk: Examining gender differences in non-religion.
    Edgell, Penny, Jacqui Frost, and Evan Stewart (2017)
    Social Currents, published online January 10, Doi: 10.1177/2329496516686619.

    Associated Search Terms: Risk preference; Gender; Atheist
  • Testosterone, risk taking, and religiosity: Evidence from two cultures.
    Ellis, Lee, Anthony W. Hoskin, and Malini Ratnasingam (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:1: 153-173. Erratum 55:3: 437

    Using student surveys from Malaysia & U.S.A., finds women more religious than men, but biological explanations for the difference were disconfirmed.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Factor analysis; Risk preference; Sex; Students, undergraduate; Reductionism
  • "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.
  • Are Risk-taking Persons Less Religious? Risk Preference, Religious Affiliation, and Religious Participation in Taiwan.
    Liu, Eric Y. (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49:1:172-178.

    Analyzes 2007 Taiwanese survey data; risk preference predicts attendance frequency but not affiliation.

    Associated Search Terms: Risk preference; Practice; Taiwan; Membership
  • Does religiosity affect health risk behaviors in pregnant and postpartum women?
    Page, Robin L., Christopher G. Ellison, and Jinwoo Lee (2009)
    Maternal and Child Health Journal 13:5: 621-632.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Risk preference; Health
  • Adolescent Risk Behaviors and Religion: Findings from a National Study.
    Sinha, Jill W., Ram A. Cnaan, and Richard J. Gelles (2007)
    Journal of Adolescence 30: 231-249.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Risk preference
  • The Devil Made Her Do It: Evaluating Risk Preference as an Explanation of Sex Differences in Religiousness.
    Freese, Jeremy, and James D. Montgomery (2007)
    In Shelley J. Correll (ed.) Advances in Group Processes: The Social Psychology of Gender. Oxford: Elsevier, pp. 187-230.

    Associated Search Terms: Sex; Risk preference; Women
  • Risky Business: Assessing Risk-preference Explanations for Gender Differences in Religiosity.
    Roth, Louise Marie, and Jeffrey C. Kroll (2007)
    American Sociological Review 72:2: 205-220.

    Associated Search Terms: Risk preference; Sex; Religiosity; Women
  • Risk and Protective Factors for Meningococal Disease in Adolescents: Matched Cohort Study.
    Tully, J., R.M. Viner, P.G. Coen, et al. (2006)
    British Medical Journal 332:7539: 445-450.

    Associated Search Terms: Health; Adolescents; Risk preference
  • Risk Preferences and Gender Differences in Religiousness: Evidence from the World Values Survey.
    Freese, Jeremy (2004)
    Review of Religious Research 46:1: 88-91.

    Analyzes 1990-93 World Values Survey data from Italy & the U.S.A.; while risk preference correlates with religiosity, it does not explain the difference in religiosity between men & women.

    Associated Search Terms: Sex; Religiosity; United States; Women; Risk preference; Italy
  • Going to Hell in Asia: The Relationship between Risk and Religion in a Cross Cultural Setting.
    Miller, Alan S. (2000)
    Review of Religious Research 42:1: 5-18.

    Analyzes 1990-93 World Values Survey data; religion seems related inversely with risk everywhere but Japan.

    Associated Search Terms: Japan; United States; Italy; Turkey; Risk preference; Religiosity; India
  • Religion's role in promoting health and reducing risk among American youth.
    Wallace, John M., Jr., and Tyrone A. Forman (1998)
    Health Education & Behavior 25:6: 721-741.

    Associated Search Terms: Risk preference; Youth; Health
  • Risk and Religion: An Explanation of Gender Differences in Religisoity.
    Miller, Alan S., and John P. Hoffmann (1995)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 34:1: 63-75.

    Analyzes survey data from American high school students; shows risk preference explaining some of the gender religiosity difference.

    Associated Search Terms: Sex; Gender; Risk preference; Students, secondary
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