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  • 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: Sex; Students, undergraduate; Risk preference; Reductionism; Religiosity; Factor analysis
  • Sex, Death and Witchcraft: A Contemporary Pagan Festival.
    Ezzy, Douglas (2014)
    New York: Bloomsbury.

    Associated Search Terms: Witch; Pagan; Death; Feast; Sex; Participant observation
  • Religious and Sexual Identities. A Multi-Faith Exploration of Young Adults.
    Yip, Andrew K.T., and Sarah-Jane Page (2013)
    Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Great Britain; Young adults; Sex
  • Catholic women religious vocations in the twentieth century: The Slovenian case.
    Bezjak, Sonja (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 54:2: 157-174.

    Examines statistics on the number of Slovenian women entering Catholic religious orders & congregations in Slovenia in the 20th century; the population sex ratio and governmental policies as well as other factors prove to be important.

    Associated Search Terms: Vocation; Sex ratio; Secularization
  • Why Are Women More Religious Than Men?
    Trzebiatowska, Marta, and Steve Bruce (2012)
    Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Sex; Women
  • Religion and AIDS in Africa.
    Trinitapoli, Jenny, and Alexander Weinreb. (2012)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Interview & other kinds of data from Malawi, seacondary analysis of data from other sub-Saharan nations. While "new mission Protestant" churches have a lower incidence of AIDS, the best predictor is religiosity, not affiliation; individual & especially village religiosity inversely predicts HIV+ for women, but is positively associated for men.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Africa; Healing; Sexual activity; Stigma; Sex; Religiosity; Network; Malawi; Health; Contextual effects; Christian, Africa; Africa; AIDS
  • 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: Belief; Gender role; Sex; United States; Sexism
  • Happily Ever After? Religion, Marital Status, Gender and Relationship Quality in Urban Families.
    Wolfinger, Nicholas H., and W. Bradford Wilcox (2008)
    Social Forces 86:3: 1311-1317

    Analyzes ca. 2001 survey data from U.S.A. non-marital families & a control group of marital families; religious participation predicts fathers' relationship quality, irrespective of marital status, but not mothers'.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Family; United States; Sex
  • Gender, Religious Tradition and Biblical Literalism.
    Hoffmann, John P., and John P. Bartkowski (2008)
    Social Forces 86:3: 1245-1272.

    Analyzes 2000 U.S. survey data and 1984-2002 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; women more than men hold literalist theologies in patriarchialist religious organizations more than in liberal ones.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Literalism; Sex; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Religion and Adolescent Depression: The Impact of Race and Gender.
    Petts, Richard J., and Anne Jolliff (2008)
    Review of Religious Research 49:4: 395-414.

    Based on 1990s panel data from American junior high & high school students; religious participation & salience indirectly reduce depression through social support, but the relationship is reversed for Asian Americans & curvilinear for Latina girls.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, primary; Asian Americans; Ethnic; Salience; Social support; Practice; Adolescents; Students, secondary; Latino Americans; Sex
  • Why so many Women in Holistic Spirituality? A Puzzle Revisited.
    Woodhead, Linda (2007)
    In Kieran Flanagan and Peter C. Jupp (eds.) A Sociology of Spirituality. Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 115-125.

    Rather than retreat from the workplace into family life, women retreat from family life into quests for subjectivity.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Sex role; Women
  • 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: Women; Risk preference; Sex
  • 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: Women; Sex; Risk preference; Religiosity
  • Gender and Religious Orientation.
    Flere, Sergej (2007)
    Social Compass 54:2: 239-253.

    Analyzes 2005 student surveys from universities in Slovenia, Bosnia, Serbia, & the U.S.A. Socialization rather than psychological variables explain sex differences in religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Gender; Intrinsic/extrinsic; Socialization; Sex
  • L'Amérique du Nord a-t-elle franchi le mur de Berlin? Esquisses d'analyse comparative de la religion en Amérique du Nord et en Europe de l'Est.
    Talin, Kristoff (2007)
    In Martin Geoffroy, Jean-Guy Vaillancourt, and Michel Gardaz (eds.) La mondialisation du phénomène religieux. Montréal: Mediaspaul, pp. 41-64.

    Based on 1998 International Social Survey Program data. Eastern European nations remain religiously different from the West, to which they are not exposed.

    Associated Search Terms: Estonia; Age; Belief; Bulgaria; Canada; Czech Republic; Europe, eastern; Germany, East; Globalization; Lithuania; Hungary; Slovenia; Slovakia; Sex; Russia; Practice; Comparative; Poland; United States; Latvia
  • Exploring race and sex differences in church involvement during late life.
    Krause, Neal (2006)
    International Journal of the Psychology of Religion 16: 127-144.

    Associated Search Terms: Gerontology; Race; Sex
  • Gender and Religion: Deconstructing Universality, Constructing Complexity.
    Sullins, D. Paul (2006)
    American Journal of Sociology 112:3: 838-880.

    Uses several data sets; female religiosity is not universally higher than male religiosity. Explores other independent variables.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Religiosity; Sex
  • Changes in Religiousness and Spirituality Attributed to HIV/AIDS: Are There Sex and Race Differences.
    Cotton, Sian, Joel Tsevat, Magdalena Szaflarski, Ian Kudel, Susan N. Sherman, Judith Feinberg, Anthony C. Leonard, and William C. Holmes. (2006)
    Journal of General Intrnal Medicine 21 (Supplement 5): S14-S20.

    Associated Search Terms: Sex; Religiosity; Race; AIDS; Medical
  • Gender.
    Nason-Clark, Nancy, and Barbara Fisher-Townsend (2006)
    In Helen Rose Fuchs Ebaugh (ed.) Handbook of Religion and Social Institutions. New York: Springer, pp. 207-223.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender; Spouse abuse; Feminism; Sex
  • Some Implications of Denominational Heterogeneity and Church Attendance for Alcohol Consumption among Hispanics.
    Ford, Julie M. (2006)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 45:2: 253-267.

    Analyzes 1995-99 telephone survey data; anti-alcohol use norms are salient for men.

    Associated Search Terms: Alcohol; Denomination (organizational entity); Sex; Latino Americans
  • Gender differences in religious practices, spiritual experiences and health: Results from the U.S. General Social Survey.
    Maselko, Joanna, and Laura D. Kubzansky (2006)
    Social Science and Medicine 62:11: 2848-2860.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Sex; Experience; United States; Health; Gender
  • Does Religion Increase the Prevalence and Incidence of Obesity in Adulthood.
    Cline, Krista M.C., and Kenneth F. Ferraro (2006)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 45:2: 269-281.

    Analyzes 1986-94 panel survey data from Americans; religious media consumption & Baptist membership were related to obesity among women.

    Associated Search Terms: Baptist, U.S.A.; Sex; Medical; United States; Obesity; Media
  • Secular Payoffs to Religious Origins: Gender Differences among American Jews.
    Hurst, Dawn S., and Frank L. Mott (2006)
    Sociology of Religion 67:4: 439-463.

    Based on 2000-01 National Jewish Population Survey data; reveals some curvilinear relationships & differences by sex.

    Associated Search Terms: Social capital; Sex; Jewish, U.S.A.; Economic; Education
  • The Impact of Age, Generation and Sex Variables on Religious Beliefs and Practices in Morocco.
    Ababou, Mohammed (2005)
    Social Compass 52:1: 31-44.

    Analyzes survey data from Fez & environs.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Sex; Practice; Morocco, Fez; Generations; Age; Revitalization movement
  • Spirituality and Religious Variables as Predictors of Well-Being in Sex Offenders.
    Geary, Brendan, Joseph W. Ciarrocchi, and N.J. Scheers (2005)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 15: 167-187.

    Analyzes 2002-03 questionnaire data from 205 male sex-offenders in treatment groups; faith maturity (spirituality) & practice predicted life satisfaction but had no relation to depression.

    Associated Search Terms: Sex-offenders; Practice; Faith maturity; Depression; Life satisfaction
  • Gender Differences in Stress among Protestant Clergy: An Exploratory Study.
    Fichter, Stephen Joseph (2005)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 15: 117-136.

    Based on questionnaire data from 30 Protestant clergy in Bergen County, New Jersey; stress did not vary with gender but with perception of congregational affirmation.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New Jersey, Bergen County; Clergy; Stress; Sex
  • Assessing Belief about the Bible: A Study among Anglican Laity.
    Village, Andrew (2005)
    Review of Religious Research 46:3: 243-254.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from U.K. Anglicans; congregations' philosophies vary with their members' biblical literalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Divorce; Great Britain; Church of England; Premarital sex; Liberal/conservative; Moral; Abortion; Homosexuality; Practice; Literalism
  • Going too Far? Sex, Sin and Social Policy.
    Rose, Susan (2005)
    Social Forces 84:2: 1207-1232.

    Field research among U.S. & Danish teens suggest the discourse associated with free information in Denmark is more salutary & less predator-centered than the conservative discourse promoted by conservatives in the U.S.

    Associated Search Terms: Sex education; Comparative; United States; Denmark; Education; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Religion and Intergenerational Assistance: Distinct Differences by Adult Children's Gender and Parents' Marital Status.
    Myers, Scott M. (2004)
    Sociological Quarterly 45: 67-89.

    Associated Search Terms: Sex; Marriage; Generations; Family
  • The Partisan Paradox: Religious Commitment and the Gender Gap in Party Identification.
    Kaufmann, Karen M. (2004)
    Public Opinion Quarterly 68:4: 491-511.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Politics, U.S.A.; Sex
  • 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; Risk preference; Women; Italy; Religiosity; United States
  • Gender Attitudes towards Religion in Six post-Soviet States.
    Titarenko, Larissa (2004)
    In Wil Arts and Loek Halman (eds.) European Values at the Turn of the Millennium. European Values Studies 7. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, pp. 363-385.

    Based on 1999-2000 European Values Study data for 6 post-Soviet nations.

    Associated Search Terms: Belarus; Age; Sex; Estonia; Ukraine; Intrinsic/extrinsic; Lithuania; Russia; Latvia; Salience; Practice
  • Clergy and the Politics of Gender.
    Deckman, Melissa M., Sue E.S. Crawford, Laura R. Olson, and John C. Green (2003)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 42:4: 621-631.

    Analyzes 2001 questionnaire data from the mainline Protestant clergy. Women are more liberal than men.

    Associated Search Terms: Sex; Clergy; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Love of God and Neighbor: Religion and Volunteer Service among College Students.
    Ozorak, Elizabeth Weiss (2003)
    Review of Religious Research 44:3: 285-299.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from 224 college undergraduates; prayer that expressed a personal relationship to God & female gender predicted volunteering. Belief added some predictive power for males.

    Associated Search Terms: Prayer; Students, undergraduate; Belief; Sex; Volunteering
  • The Interplay between Ethnicity, Religion, and Gender among Second Generation Christian and Muslim Arabs in Montreal.
    Eid, Paul (2003)
    Canadian Ethnic Studies/Études ethniques au Canada 35:2: 30-60.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Quebec, Montreal; Generations; Ethnic; Sex; Arab Canadians
  • Linked Lives, Faith, and Behavior: Intergenerational Religious Influence on Adolescent Delinquency.
    Regnerus, Mark D. (2003)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 42:2: 189-203.

    Analyzes 1995 & '96 longitudinal interview data from adolescents & their families & friends. Prenatal religiosity & conservative Protestant affiliation protect adolescent girls, but not boys, from delinquency.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Socialization; Panel study; Delinquency; Sex; Deviance/social control
  • Biblical Interpretation Among Church of England Lay People.
    Village, Andrew (2003)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Bristol, U.K.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Literalism; Divorce; Abortion; Great Britain; Practice; Premarital sex; Liberal/conservative; Church of England; Homosexuality
  • Physiology and Faith: Addressing the 'Universal' Gender Difference in Religious Commitment.
    Stark, Rodney (2002)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 41:3: 495-507.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Sex
  • Gender Differences in the Professional Orientations of Protestant Clergy.
    McDuff, Elaine M., and Charles W. Mueller (2002)
    Sociological Forum 17: 465-491.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy role; Clergy; Sex; Professions
  • Mapping American Adoelscent Religious Participation.
    Smith, Christian, Melinda Lundquist Denton, Robert Faris, and Mark Regnerus (2002)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 41:4: 597-612.

    Presents descriptive 1990s poll data from American adolescents.

    Associated Search Terms: Age; United States; Adolescents; Practice; Membership; Youth groups; Sex; Race; United States, regions; Students, secondary
  • Work, Family, and Religious Involvement for Men and Women.
    Becker, Penny Edgell, and Heather Hofmeister (2001)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 40:4: 707-722.

    Analyzes 1998 telephone survey data from upstate New York. Men's religious involvement correlates with marriage, children, & full-time employment, women's with school-age children in the home, salience of religion, & congruence with values & lifestyle.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Salience; Life cycle; Gender; Sex; Socialization
  • Whither Hunter's Culture War? Shifts in Evangelical Morality, 1988-1998.
    McConkey, Dale (2001)
    Sociology of Religion 62:2: 149-174.

    Analyzes 1988 & '98 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data.

    Associated Search Terms: Suicide; Homosexuality; Moral; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Conflict; United States; Sex role; Sexual activity; Abortion; Euthanasia
  • "That They be Keepers of the Home": The Effect of Conservative Religion on Early and Late Transitions into Housewifery.
    Sherkat, Darren E. (2000)
    Review of Religious Research 41:3: 344-358.

    Analyzes 1965, '73, & '83 interview data from American women who were high school seniors in '65. fundamentalism predicted early home maker roles.

    Associated Search Terms: Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Sex role; Longitudinal
  • Religion and Declining Support for Traditional Beliefs about Gender Roles and Homosexual Rights.
    Petersen, Larry R., and Gregory V. Donnenworth (1998)
    Sociology of Religion 59:4: 353-371.

    Analyzes 1972-93 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; shows intra-group opinion support is more important than exposure to external support.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Plausibility structure; Homosexuality; Sex role; United States
  • Gender, Tokenism, and the Construction of Elite Clergy Careers.
    Nesbitt, Paula D. (1997)
    Review of Religious Research 38:3: 193-210.

    Based on biographies of female & male Episcopal priests ordained 1920-90; examines correlates of high church office within gender groupings.

    Associated Search Terms: Episcopal; Clergy; Career; Sex
  • Debating Patriarchy: Discursive Disputes over Spousal Authority among Evangelical Family Commentators.
    Bartkowski, John P. (1997)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 36:3: 393-410.

    Examines texts concerning the allocation of authority in the family.

    Associated Search Terms: Discourse analysis; Family; Sex role; Conflict; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • The Gendered Organization of an Australian Anglican Parish.
    Manville, Julie (1997)
    Sociology of Religion 58:1: 25-38.

    Based on 1988-89 participant observation in an Anglican parish in Australia; focuses on the gendered division of lay roles.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Anglican, Australia; Australia; Parish; Women; Sex role
  • Religion, Statut Social et Identité Féminine.
    Campiche, Roland J. (1996)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 41/95: 69-94.

    Gender differences in religious socialization exist but similarities exist as well.

    Associated Search Terms: Sex; Status; Identity; Socialization
  • Gender Differences in Religious Mobility in Great Britain.
    Hayes, Bernadette C. (1996)
    British Journal of Sociology 47: 643-656.

    Analyzes 1991 British Social Attitudes survey data. Men more than women change religion; religious experience in childhood are most determinative of changing or not changing.

    Associated Search Terms: Sex; Great Britain; Socialization; Conversion; Disaffiliation
  • Beyond Biblical Literalism and Inerrancy: Conservative Protestants and the Hermeneutic Interpretation of Scripture.
    Bartkowski, John P. (1996)
    Sociology of Religion 57:3: 259-272.

    Shows commentators' presuppositions at work in interpretations of biblical passages concerning female roles.

    Associated Search Terms: Sex role; Conservative, U.S.A.; Hermeneutic
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