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  • Ethnic church meets megachurch: Indian american Christianity in motion.
    Kurien, Prema A. (2017)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Based on interviews & participant observation in India & U.S.A. The Mar Thoma church from Kerala, India, loses its ethnic uniqueness in the 2nd generation in the U.S.A., which becomes more American Evangelical. Caste background, current class differences, & generation affect gender stances in the church.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Family; Gender role; Caste; Mar Thoma, U.S.A.; Class; Generations; India, Kerala; Migrant; Socialization; Transnational; Indian Americans; Participant observation; Mar Thoma, India
  • Secularization and the wider gap in values and personal religiosity between the religious and nonreligious.
    Wilkins-Laflamme, Sarah (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:4: 717-736.

    Analyzes 2008 International Social Survey Program data; in regions where the unaffiliated form a greater proportion of the population, differences in sexual attitudes & stances toward abortion & gender roles between the affiliated & unaffiliated are greater.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist; Abortion; Gender role; Sexual attitudes
  • The attitudes toward gender roles in conservative Christian contexts scale: A psychometric assessment.
    Penya, Lynette Sharp, Suzanne Fournier Macaluso, and Garry Bailey (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:1: 165-182.

    Develops a scale measuring gender role traditionalism in a conservative Christian context.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender role; Scale; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Clergy work orientation profiles and wellbeing at work: A study of the Lutheran clergy in Finland.
    Tervo-Niemelä, Kati (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:3: 365-384.

    Analyzes 2014 survey data from Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland clergy. Finds 4 role profiles: multi-faceted, worship, justice & helping, & passive. Only the last of these was inversely associated with job satisfaction.

    Associated Search Terms: Finland; Lutheran, Finland; Clergy role; Job satisfaction; Clergy
  • Gendered God imagery and attitudes toward mothers' labor force participation: Examining the transposable character of religious schemas.
    Shah, Sarah, John P. Bartkowsk, and Xiaohe Xu (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:3: 540-557.

    Analyzes 1972-2011 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; gendered God imagery affects attitudes about women's labor force participation.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender role; God, image of; Labor; Work; United States
  • The doors of the church are now open: Black Clergy, collective efficacy, and neighborhood violence.
    Pegram, Kashea, Rod K. Brunson, and Anthony A. Braga (2016)
    City & Community 15:3:289-314.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; African Americans; Clergy; Clergy role; Deviance/social control; Violence; United States, Massachusetts, Boston; Youth; Community organization
  • Grit, guts and vanilla beans: Godly masculinity in the ex-gay movement.
    Gerber, Lynne (2015)
    Gender & Society 29;1: 26-50.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Gender role
  • Occupational conditions, self-care, and obesity among clergy in the United States.
    Fergerson, Todd W., Brita Andercheck, Joshua C. Tom, Brandon C. Martinez, and Samuel Stroope (2015)
    Social Science Research 49: 249-263.

    Associated Search Terms: Health; Clergy role; Clergy
  • The constrained role of the Muslim chaplain in French prisons.
    Khosrokhavar, Farhad (2015)
    International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society 28:1: 67-82.

    Associated Search Terms: France; Islam, France; Clergy role; Prison chaplain
  • From Celibate Catholic Priest to Married Protestant Minister. Shepherding in Greener Pastures.
    Fichter, Stephen Joseph (2015)
    Lanham, Maryland: Lexington.

    Based on interviews with former Catholic priests in the U.S.A. who became pastors in Protestant churches, most in the Episcopal church but some in the Evangelical Lutheran & United churches. For most, celibacy had been a burden.

    Associated Search Terms: Role exit; Episcopal; Conversion; Clergy spouses; Clergy; Vocation; Role strain; Catholic, U.S.A.; Celibacy
  • After the wedding night: Sexual abstinence and masculinities over the life course.
    Diefendorf, Sarah (2015)
    Gender & Society 29:5: 647-669.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender role; Sexual repression; Life course; Masculinity ideology; Sexual activity; Gender traditionalism
  • Complementarianism as doctrine and governance: Narratives on women's leadership among second-generation Asian Americans.
    Chan, Esther (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:3: 435-452.

    Based on interviews & observation in a West Coast U.S.A. second generation Asian American congregation hat experienced a schism over the issue of women's roles in the church.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Schism; Parish; Gender traditionalism; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Congregation; Asian Americans; Gender role
  • Playing for God: Evangelical Women and the Unintended Consequences of Sports Ministry.
    Blazer, Annie (2015)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Sport; Women; Participant observation; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Gender role; Gender traditionalism; Historical; Athletes
  • Seeking empowerment and spiritualiy in the secular age: Secular and traditionalsit Israelis consulting rabbis.
    Keshet, Yael, and Ido Liberman (2014)
    Sociology 48:1: 92-110.

    The phenomenon of secular & less religious Jews who consult orthodox rabbis on personal matters indicates the current relevance of religion and spirituality as resources for empowerment when dealing with various kinds of existential and personal difficulty.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy role; Israel; Jewish, Israel
  • Explaining religious differences in immigants' gender role attitudes: The changing impact of origin country and individual religiosity.
    Röder, Antje (2014)
    Ethnic and Racial Studies 37:14: 2615-2635.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Gender role; Ethnic; Religiosity
  • What makes a man: Gender and sexual boundaries on Evangelical Chrisitan sexuality websites.
    Burke, Kelsy C. (2014)
    Sexualities 17:3-22.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical; Gender role; Gender traditionalism; Internet
  • Role strain theory and understanding the role of head clergy of racially diverse churches.
    Edwards, Korie L. (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:1: 57-79.

    Based on 2002-03 participant observation & interviews in a Midwest U.S. interracial congregation.

    Associated Search Terms: Levels of inclusiveness; Role strain; Clergy role; Diversity; Parish; Participant observation; Congregation
  • Dating in light of Christ: Young Evangelicals negotiating gender in the context of religious and secular American culture.
    Irby, Courtney Ann (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:2: 260-283.

    Based on 19 open-ended interviews from students & alumni of Evangelical colleges. The theme of commitment was stressed, & hence a future orientation. Chastity was emphasized, along with Christian identity. Within this framework there were patterned differences.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender role; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Young adults; Dating; Courtship
  • God's Gangs: Barrio Ministry, Masculinity, and Gang Recovery.
    Orozco Flores, Edward (2014)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Studies 2 ministries (one Catholic, one Pentecostal) that facilitates the transition of Latino men from gang to socially integrated life patterns.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender role; Participant observation; United States, California, Los Angeles; Gang; Deviance/social control
  • How Islam influences women's paid non-farm employment: Evidence from 26 Indonesian and 37 Nigerian provinces.
    Spierings, Niels (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:3: 399-431.

    Analyzes 2003 Demographic and Health Survey data for Indonesia & Nigeria. Muslim/Christian comparisons do not show differences in women's gainful employment, but traditionalist forms of Islam & Islamic province legislation locates women's gainful work in the home.

    Associated Search Terms: Work; Gender role; Women; Sharia; Law; Nigeria; Indonesia; Gender traditionalism; Islam, Indonesia; Islam, Nigeria
  • God's Gangs. Barrio Ministry, Masculinity, and Gang Recovery.
    Flores, Edward Orozco (2014)
    New York: New York University Press.

    2008-09 participant observation & interview data show two urban street ministries facilitating a transition by young adult males from street life to conventional life, self-destructive masculine expression to family-centered masculine expression.

    Associated Search Terms: Body; Gang; Participant observation; Gender role; Masculinity ideology; United States, California, Los Angeles; Life histories; Catholic, U.S.A.; Criminology; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Latino Americans
  • Tensions and trends in Pentecostal gender and family relations.
    Martin, Bernice (2013)
    In Robert Hefner (ed.) Global Pentecostalism in the 21st Century. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. 115-148.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal; Family; Gender role
  • Understanding Muslim Chaplaincy.
    Gilliat-Ray, Sophie, Mansur Ali, and Stephen Pattison (2013)
    Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate.

    Associated Search Terms: Chaplain; Clergy; Clergy role; Islam
  • Être imam en France. Les transformations du “clergé” musulman en context minoritaire.
    Sèze, Romain (2013)
    Paris: Cerf.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, France; Clergy; Clergy role; France; Change
  • Self-perceived role and function of Christian prison chaplains and Buddhist volunteers in Hong Kong prisons.
    Chui, Wing Hong, and Kevin Kwok-yin Cheng (2013)
    International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology 57:2: 154-168.

    Associated Search Terms: China, Hong Kong; Clergy role; Prison chaplain
  • Gendered organizations and inequality regimes: Gender, homosexuality, and inequality within religious congregations.
    Whitehead, Andrew L. (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:3: 476-493.

    Analyzes 2006-07 National Congregations Study data (U.S.A.); congregations' stances allowing female pastors predicts their acceptance of homosexual leaders.

    Associated Search Terms: Congregation; Gender; Gender role; Homosexuality; Stratification
  • Genre, conversion personnelle et individualism en pentecôtisme: les Assemblées de Dieu de Polynésie française.
    Malogne-Fer, Gwendoline (2013)
    Social Compass 60:2: 189-203.

    Seemingly individualist conversion is contingent on couples who live together marrying; the call to the pastorate is limited to males. Generally, women want to convert first & their mates convert with them.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, French Polynesia; French Polynesia, Moorea; Individualism; Gender role; Conversion; Assemblies of God, French Polynesia
  • Are Muslims a distinctive minority? An empirical analysis of rleigiosity, social attitudes, and Islam.
    Lewis, Valerie A., and Ridhi Kashyap (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:3: 617-626.

    Analyzes 2009 British interview data. Muslims are more religious than Christians & "nones." They are also more traditional on moral issues, reflecting their greater religiosity & their lower socio-economic status.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Marriage/divorce; Homosexuality; Abortion; Gender role; Moral; Great Britain; Islam, Great Britain; Practice
  • "That's what men are supposed to do": Compensatory manhood acts in an LGBT Christian church.
    Sumerau, J. Edward (2012)
    Gender & Society 26: 461-487.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Gender role
  • Des petites filles à l’autel? Catholicisme, genre et liturgie.
    Béraud, Céline (2012)
    In C. Béraud, F. Gugelot, and I. Saint-Martin (eds.) Catholicisme et tensions. Paris: Éd. de l’EHESS, pp. 241-251.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic; Gender role; Ritual
  • Gender and Pentecostalism among the Gitanos of Madrid: Combining approaches.
    Gay y Blasco, Paloma (2012)
    Romani Studies 22:1: 1-18.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender role; Romani; Pentecostal, Spain; Spain, Madrid
  • Gender ideology and religion: Does a masculine image of God matter?
    Whitehead, Andrew L. (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 54:2: 139-156.

    Analyzes 2007 Baylor Religion Survey (U.S.A.) data; a view of God as masculine predicts more traditional gender role views.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; God, image of; Gender role
  • Are Rural Clergy Worse Off? An Examination of Occupational Conditions and Pastoral Experiences in a Sample of United Methodist Clergy.
    Miles, Andrew, and Rae Jean Proeschold-Bell (2012)
    Sociology of Religion 73:1: 23-45.

    Analyzes 2008 survey data from United Methodist clergy in North Carolina; the introduction of statistical controls leaves little difference in stress between urban & rural pastoral work.

    Associated Search Terms: Rural; Urban/rural; United States, North Carolina; Stress; Clergy role; Clergy; United Methodist, U.S.A.
  • Same Call, Different Men. The Evolution of the Priesthood since Vatican II.
    Gautier, Mary L., Paul M. Perl, and Stephen J. Fichter (2012)
    Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy role; Celibacy; Clergy; Catholic, U.S.A.; Job satisfaction; Traditionalism; Sexual abuse
  • Resisting institutionalization: Religious professionals in the emerging church.
    Packard, Josh (2011)
    Sociological Inquiry 81:1: 3-33.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy role; Emerging church; Institutionalization
  • Use of ministers for a serious personal problem among African Americans.
    Chatters, Linda M., Jacqueline S. Mattis, Robert J. Taylor, Amanda T. Woodward, Harold W. Neighbors, and Nyasha N. Grayman (2011)
    American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 81:1: 118-127.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Clergy role; Counseling
  • Seeking help from clergy among black Caribbeans in the United States.
    Taylor, Robert Joseph, Amanda T. Woodward, Linda M. Chatters, Jacqueline S. Mattis, and James S. Jackson (2011)
    Race and Social Problems 3;4: 241-251.

    Associated Search Terms: Caribbean Americans; Counseling; Clergy role
  • What the Other Half is Doing: An Analysis of Gender Inclusivity in Church of Christ Congregations.
    Johnson, Stephen D., and Lynette Sharp Penya (2011)
    Restoration Quarterly 53:4: 21-233.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender role; Churches of Christ, U.S.A.
  • "Short Youth": Resources and Meanings of Early Transtion to Adulthood Among Immigrant Youths.
    Girardi, Davide (2011)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and William H. Swatos, Jr. (eds.) Religion, Spirituality and Everyday Practice. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 153-166.

    Based on 2009 questionnaire data from Romanian & Moroccan immigrant youths in Italy, who enter adulthood earlier than native Italian youths. Reports importance of religion, degree of religiosity, etc.; sexual behavior; & affirmation of gender roles.

    Associated Search Terms: Moroccan Italians; Youth; Sexual activity; Romanian Italians; Migrant; Italy; Gender role; Salience
  • They Danced in the Bible: Identity Integration among Christian Women who Belly Dance.
    Kraus, Rachel (2010)
    Sociology of Religion 71:4: 457-482.

    Based on interviews with 27 Christian belly dancers.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Role conflict; Belly dancer
  • Prophetic at any price? Clergy political behavior and utility maximization.
    Calfano, Brian Robert (2010)
    Social Science Quarterly 91:3: 469-668.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; Clergy; Politics; Prophetic role
  • The Sociology of the Clergy.
    Hoge, Dean R. (2009)
    In Peter B. Clarke (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Religion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 581-596.

    Reviews some of the literature.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Clergy; Role; Stress
  • Religion and Gender across Europe.
    Voicu, Malina (2009)
    Social Compass 56:2: 144-162.

    Analyzes 1999 European Values Survey data; secularization undermines traditionalist gender roles derived from religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender role; Europe; Secularization; Women
  • Covenant marriage and the sanctification of gendered marital roles.
    Baker, Elizabeth H., Laura A. Sanchez, Steven L. Nock, and James D. Wright (2009)
    Journal of Family Issues 30:147-178.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Gender role; Gender traditionalism; Marriage
  • Sex and Gender Traditionalism among Conservative Protestants: Does the Difference Make a Difference?
    Bartkowski, John P., and Lynn M. Hempel (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:4: 805-816.

    Analyzes 1998 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; theological conservatism predicts gender traditionalism among women, strength of denominational affiliation predicts it among men.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Sexism; Sex; Belief; Gender role
  • "I am somebody": Barrio Pentecostalism and gendered acculturation among Chicano ex-gang members.
    Flores, Edward Orozco (2009)
    Ethnic and Racia Studies 32:6: 996-1016.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Gang; Gender role; Latino Americans
  • Chinese American Christian women of New England. Transformtion and continuity in inter-generational narratives of living in Christ.
    Muse, Erika A. (2009)
    In James S. Bielo (ed.) The Social Life of Scriptures. Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Biblicism. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 114-135.

    Biblical discourse is seen as both liberative & oppressive.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Gender role; Chinese Americans; Discourse; Feminism; Generations
  • "The man is the head." Evangelical discourse and the construction of masculinities in a Tzotzil village.
    Baron, Akesha (2009)
    In James S. Bielo (ed.) The Social Life of Scriptures. Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Biblicism. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 44-63.

    Studies villagers who formulate a masculine ideal in changing times by interpreting scripture as known to them through oral narration.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Mexico, Chiapas, San Miguel; Masculinity ideology; Evangelical, Mexico; Gender role
  • Yeshiva Fundamentalism: Piety, Gender, and Resistance in the Ultra-Orthodox World.
    Stadler, Nurit (2009)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Based mostly on interviews with yeshiva students who spoke of changes in the Haredi world to the interviewer-as-stranger. Interviews took the form of text study.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, yeshiva; Jewish, Ultraorthodox, Israel; Fundamentalism; Generations; Israel; Methodology, interview; Gender role; Change
  • The Political Influence of Churches.
    Djupe, Paul A., and Christopher P. Gilbert (2009)
    New York: Cambridge University Press.

    1998/2004 questionnarie data from clergy, '99 from their congregation members; congregations & small groups affect political beliefs.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy role; Social capital; Abortion; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Social participation; Civic skills; Episcopal; Environmentalism; Politics, U.S.A.; Group; Parish; Homosexuality; Network
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