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  • 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
  • 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: Women; Sex role; Family
  • 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; Professions; Clergy role; Sex
  • 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; Sex role; United States; Conflict; Euthanasia; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Moral; Homosexuality; Sexual activity; Abortion
  • "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: Longitudinal; Sex role; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.
  • 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: Plausibility structure; Sex role; Homosexuality; Belief; United States
  • 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: Family; Discourse analysis; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Conflict; Sex role
  • 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: Sex role; Anglican, Australia; Australia; Parish; Participant observation; Women
  • 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
  • More Jewish, Less Jewish: Implications for Education and Labor Force Characteristics.
    Hartman, Harriet, and Moshe Hartman (1996)
    Sociology of Religion 57:2: 175-193.

    Analyzes 1990 National (U.S.A.) Jewish Population Survey data; traditional Jewish involvement predicts more education & labor force participation; personal Jewishness inversely predicts women's working.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Education; Jewish, U.S.A.; Family; Sex role
  • Are the Rumors of War Exaggerated? Religious Orthodoxy and Moral Progressivism in America.
    Davis, Nancy J., and Robert V. Robinson (1996)
    American Journal of Sociology 102:3: 756-787.

    Analyzes 1991 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; political differences between the religiously orthodox & others are limited to issues of schooling, sexuality, abortion, & gendered division of labor.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Sex role; Education; Conservative, U.S.A.; United States; Sexual attitudes; Abortion
  • Religious Orthodoxy in American Society: The Myth of a Monolithic Camp.
    Davis, Nancy J., and Robert V. Robinson (1996)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 35:3: 229-245.

    Analyzes 1991 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; theologically conservatives are conservative also on sexual, reproductive, & child education issues, not on gender, racial, & economic issues.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Education; Sexual attitudes; Sex role; Politics, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.; Abortion
  • Entering the Labor Force. Ideals and Realities among Evangelical Women.
    Hall, Charles (1995)
    In Nancy T. Ammerman and Wade Clark Roof (eds.), Work, Family, and Religion in Contemporary Society. New York: Routledge, pp. 137-154.

    Analyzes 1990 questionnaire data from a conservative U.S. magazine's subscribers; religious beliefs that support egalitarian sex roles predict women's labor force participation.

    Associated Search Terms: Work; Women; Sex role
  • The Reformation of Machismo: Evangelical Conversion and Gender in Colombia.
    Brusco, Elizabeth E. (1995)
    Austin: University of Texas Press.

    Examines motives for conversion to Evangelicalism in Colombia; shows the adopted life style redirects masculinity to the betterment of women & children.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, Colombia; Conversion; Colombia; Sex role
  • Islam is the Solution: Jordanian Islamists and the Dilemma of the "Modern Woman."
    Taraki, Lisa (1995)
    British Journal of Sociology 46:4: 643-661.

    The constituency for Islamist traditionalism on the public role of women is the experience of social disruption from new patterns of women's work, education, & visibility, & in the experience of alienation from the insular world of a westernized elite.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Sex role; Traditionalism; Women; Islam, Jordan; Jordan
  • Gender and Ministry Style: Things Not What They Seem.
    Lehman, Edward C., Jr. (1993)
    Sociology of Religion 54:1: 1-11. [Also in William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) Gender and Religion (New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, 1994), pp. 3-13]

    Analyzes interview data from American Baptist, Presbyterian, United Church of Christ, & United Methodist clergy; finds weak & mixed evidence of gender-related differences in ministerial style.

    Associated Search Terms: Sex; Clergy role; Women
  • Gender and Work. The Case of the Clergy.
    Lehman, Edward C., Jr. (1993)
    Albany: State University of New York Press.

    Analyzes interview data from American Baptist, Presbyterian, United Church of Christ, & United Methodist clergy; finds weak & mixed evidence of gender-related differences in ministerial style.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy role; Sex; Women
  • Evangelicals in the New Class: Class Versus Subcultural Predictors of Ideology.
    Schmalzbauer, John A. (1993)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 32:4: 330-342.

    Analyzes 1972-89 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data, white Evangelical subsample; shows both new class & Evangelical subculture predicting attitudes on sexual mores, abortion, sex roles, & civil liberties.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Atheist, U.S.A.; Education; Stratification; Catholic, U.S.A.; Civil liberties; Sexual attitudes; Sex role; New class; United States
  • Evangelicalism, Social Identity, and Gender Attitudes among Women.
    Wilcox, Clyde (1991)
    American Politics Quarterly 19: 353-363.

    Evangelicals consider themselves working women & house wives before & after entering the work force, thereby having less identity change & retaining commitments to traditional sex roles.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Sex role; United States
  • From Sex Differences to Gender Role Beliefs: Exploring Effects on Six Dimensions of Religiosity.
    Feltey, Kathryn M., and Margaret M. Poloma (1991)
    Sex Roles 25: 181-193.

    Analyzes 1988 Akron Area Survey data; sex role ideology rather than sex is related to religiosity, except for level of religious intimacy, where sex is a stronger predictor.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Ohio, Akron; Dimensions of religiosity; Sex role; Women
  • Religious Orientation, Sex-role Traditionalism, and Gender Identity: Contrasting Male and Female Responses to Socializing Forces.
    Smith, R. D. (1990)
    Sociological Analysis 51:4: 377-385.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from students at a western Canadian liberal arts college.

    Associated Search Terms: Sex role; Socialization; Students, undergraduate; Sex; Canada
  • Dual-Earner Families and Conservative Churches: Accommodation and Conflict.
    Demmitt, Kevin P. (1990)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Purdue University. [DA 51:9 A, p. 3224]

    Based on interviews & surveys in an Indiana conservative protestant church; shows 2-earner families accommodate church sex role traditionalism by minimizing deviation from or disagreeing with it while citing the prerogative of families to decide.

    Associated Search Terms: Sex role; Conservative, U.S.A.; Neofunctionalism
  • Gender Differences in Religion: A Test of the Structural Location Theory.
    DeVaus, David A., and Ian McAllister (1987)
    American Sociological Review 52:4: 472-481.

    Analyzes 1983 survey data from Australian women; shows the lower rate of work force participation related to their religiosity, but the child-rearing role & attitudes toward work unrelated.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Australia; Sex role
  • The Household Basis of Evangelical Religion and the Reformation of Machismo in Colombia.
    Brusco, Elizabeth E. (1986)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, City University of New York. [DA 47:4 A, p. 1381]

    Studies conversion to evangelical religion as a counter to machismo, thereby improving the status of women.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, Colombia; Colombia; Sex role; Conversion
  • Social Change, Gender Roles, and New Religious Movements.
    Aidala, Angela A. (1985)
    Sociological Analysis 46:3: 287-314.

    Analyzes questionnaire & ethnographic studies of 10 communal groups in each of 6 major U.S. cities.

    Associated Search Terms: Commune; Sex role; New religions
  • Säkularisierung und Politik.
    Meulemann, Heiner (1985)
    Politische Vierteljahresschrift 26:1: 29-51.

    Analyzes 1982 West German survey data; finds Christian world view inversely related to political participation & autonomy, positively to conventionality & traditional sex role views. Develops attitudinal factors.

    Associated Search Terms: Conventionality; Factor analysis; Secularization; Germany, West; Politics, Germany; Sex role
  • Religious Regionalism: The Case of Lutherans in the South.
    Hook, Wade F. (1985)
    Review of Religious Research 27:1: 77-85.

    Uses membership, contribution, & sex role data to show divergence of Southern Lutherans from other U.S. Lutherans; ethnic identities & clergy dropout rates conform to national patterns.

    Associated Search Terms: Sex role; Membership; Contributions; United States, South; Lutheran Church in America
  • Status Inconsistency and Moral Issues.
    Simpson, John H. (1985)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 24:2: 155-162.

    Analyzes 1977 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data.

    Associated Search Terms: Sex role; Homosexuality; Denomination (organizational entity); United States; Status inconsistency; Abortion
  • Rights and Rites: Women's Roles in Liberal Religious Movements in Israel.
    Tabory, Ephraim (1984)
    Sex Roles 11: 155-162.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Jewish, Israel; Israel; Sex role
  • Sex Roles in Nineteenth-Century American Communal Societies.
    Lauer, Jeanette C., and Robert H. Lauer (1983)
    Communal Societies 3: 16-28.

    Associated Search Terms: Sex role; Women; Commune; Shaker
  • Sex-role attitudes of Mormons vs. non-Mormons in Utah.
    Hartman, Moshe, and Harriet Hartman (1983)
    Journal of Marriage and the Family 45:4: 897-902.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; United States, Utah; Sex role
  • Life in a Defensive Society: The Black Hebrew Israelites.
    Singer, Merrill (1982)
    In Jon Wagner (ed.) Sex Roles in Contemporary American Communes. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. 45-81.

    Focuses on male domination in the Black Hebrew Israelites; based on 1977-78 participant observation in Nimona, Arad, & Mitzpe Ramon, all 3 in Israel.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Commune; Sect; Sex role; Black Jews, Israel; Israel
  • Status und Rollen in der paulusbriefen. Eine inhaltsanalytische Untersuchung zur Religionssoziologie.
    Funk, Aloys (1981)
    Innsbruck: Tyrolia-Verlag.

    Content analysis of the authentic Paulines, to ascertain the distribution of roles between the sexes, & the Jewish vs. Greek identity of the sex roles in each addressee community.

    Associated Search Terms: Role; Early Christian; Content analysis; Sex role
  • Sex Differences in Factors Affecting Religiousness among Catholic Adolescents.
    Suziedelis, Antanas, and Raymond H. Potvin (1981)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 20:1: 38-51.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from7th-9th graders in Catholic schools in 2 U.S. cities; boys' sex role scale correlates with religiosity (especially activity, though not potency subscales).

    Associated Search Terms: Students, primary; Religiosity; Catholic, U.S.A.; Students, secondary; Sex role
  • The Significance of Gender as a Social and Demographic Correlate of Sex Role Attitudes.
    Martin, Patricia Yancey, Marie Withers Osmond, Susan Hesselbart, and Meredith Wood. (1980)
    Sociological Focus 13:4: 383-396.

    Analyzes data from college students; shows gender the strongest predictor of sex role attitudes; religious affiliation was as strong a predictor for males as for females.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Denomination (organizational entity); Sex role
  • Sex-role Orientation: An Analysis of Structural and Attitudinal Predictors.
    Tomeh, Aida K. (1978)
    Journal of Marriage and the Family 40:2: 341-354.

    Analyzes 1976 questionnaire data from students at a university in Ohio; shows religious preference not predicting sex-role attitudes.

    Associated Search Terms: Sex role; Students, undergraduate
  • Sex Role Attitudes and the Employment of Married Women: The Direction of Causality.
    Molm, Linda D. (1978)
    Sociological Quarterly 19:4: 522-533.

    Analyzes 1970 survey data from married American women about 30 years of age; shows doctrinal orthodoxy inversely related to stratification measures & positively to favoring restricted women's roles.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Sex role; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Stratification
  • Religion and Women's Sex Role Traditionalism.
    McMurray, Martha J. (1978)
    Sociological Focus 11:2: 81-95.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from female respondents in a National Opinion Research Center (U.S.A.) sample of undergraduates.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Sex role; Denomination (organizational entity); Catholic, U.S.A.; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Women
  • Sex Differentials in Protestant Local Church Leadership and Participation.
    Anderson, Susan (1977)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Indiana University. [DA 38:4 A, p. 2354]

    Examines lay leadership in 58 protestant congregations in Indianapolis, Indiana.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; United States, Indiana, Indianapolis; Sex role; Parish; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • Sexual Stratification and Sex-Role Socialization.
    Vanfossen, Beth Ensminger (1977)
    Journal of Marriage and the Family 39: 563-574.

    Analyzes 1974 questionnaire data from students at an American women's college; shows effects of religious tradition (Protestant, Catholic, Jewish) on attitudes regarding sex roles.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Students, undergraduate; Protestant, U.S.A.; Women; Sex role
  • Sex Role Change and Influence on Birth Intentions.
    Scanzoni, John H. (1976)
    Journal of Marriage and the Family 38:1: 43-58.

    Compares 1971 & '74 questionnaire data from students at a Midwest U.S. university; shows change in sex role attitudes, & a relationship between them & birth intentions. Finds Catholicism mildly correlated with sex role traditionalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Family; Catholic, U.S.A.; Sex role
  • Measuring Sex-Role Orientation: A Normative Approach.
    Brogan, Donna, and Nancy G. Kutner (1976)
    Journal of Marriage and the Family 38:1: 31-40.

    uses a sex role attitude scale (traditional/non-traditional) to collect data from Emory University students; reports scores by denomination.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Liberal, U.S.A.; Students, undergraduate; Sex role; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • The two-person Career. A Classic Example.
    Taylor, Mary G., and Shirley Foster Hartley (1975)
    Sociology of Work and Occupations 2:4: 354-372.

    Analyzes 1970 questionnaire data from wives of liberal Protestant clergy in the U.S.; notes they were diverted from their own careers. Education, rather than legitimating the diverting, enabled many to pursue their own careers.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Women; Sex role; Clergy spouses
  • Religion and Women's Sex Role Traditionalism.
    McMurray, Martha J. (1975)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Indiana University. [DA 36:11 A, p. 7657]

    Analyzes 1961-68 National Opinion Research center (U.S.A.) data from college graduates; shows Catholic & Baptist women with more traditional sex role stances than others, followed by fundamentalist protestants, mainline Protestants, Jews, & nones.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; United States; Sex role; Denomination (organizational entity)
  • Perception of Masculinity among Males in Two Traditional Family Groups.
    Robak, Nicholas, and Sylvia Clavan (1975)
    Sociological Analysis 36:4: 335-346.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from male college students & their fathers; shows more change in sex-role perceptions among Jews than Catholics.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Catholic, U.S.A.; Socialization; Sex role; Students, undergraduate; Jewish, U.S.A.
  • Sex Roles in the Jesus Movement.
    Harder, Mary W. (1974)
    Social Compass 21:3: 345-353.

    Discusses the subservience of women in a Jesus commune.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Commune; Sex role; Jesus movement
  • How Ideology Shapes Women's Lives.
    Lipman-Blumen, Jean (1972)
    Scientific American 226: 34-42.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from female college students; shows inter alia current religious identities correlated with a contemporary vs. traditional sex role variable.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Sex role; Students, undergraduate
  • Education and Religion as Factors in Women's Attitudes Motivating Childbearing.
    Stolka, Susan M., and Larry D. Barnett (1969)
    Journal of Marriage and Family 31:4: 740-750.

    Analyzes 1967 questionnaire data from adult women in Flagstaff, Arizona; finds Protestant/Catholic differences among the less educated, in attitudes toward family size & childbearing.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.; United States, Arizona, Flagstaff; Family size; Sex role
  • Responses of Protestants, Catholics, and Jews Concerning Marriage and Family Life.
    Christopherson, Victor A., and James Walters (1958)
    Sociology and Social Research 43:1: 16-22.

    Analyzes survey data from white single female undergraduates aged 18-23 & beyond the 1st year, on interfaith dating & marriage, relationships with families, sex roles, & desired family size.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, U.S.A.; Family; Family size; Marriage; Jewish, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Students, undergraduate; Sex role
  • Institutional Environment and Religious Life.
    Fichter, Joseph H. (1951)
    Lumen vitae 6:1/2: 165-172.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Louisiana, New Orleans; Adolescents; Sex role; Parish; Age
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