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  • 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
  • Changing Faith: The Dynamics and Consequences of Americans' Shifting Religious Identities.
    Sherkat, Darren E. (2014)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Describes U.S.A. religion with General Social Survey data; presents models predicting religious switching & apostasy. Secularization, supply-side rational choice theories, & other grand theories fail to explain changes of religion in the U.S.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Belief; Migration; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Ethnic; Education; Identification; Marriage; Change; Disaffiliation; Mobility (vertical); Politics, U.S.A.; Polity; Conversion; Practice; Sexual activity; United States; Membership; Sexual attitudes; Secularization; Rational choice theory; Stratification
  • Investigating the Role of Religion-supported Secular Programs for Explaining Initiation into First Sex.
    Adamczyk, Amy (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:2: 324-342.

    Analyzes 2002-03 telephone interview data from American teens; conservative attitudes about sexual activity rather than involvement in religiously sponsored secular youth activities explains the delayed initation into sex by the more religious adolescents.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Sexual activity
  • Religion and sexual behaviors: Understanding the influence of Islamic cultures and religious affiliation for explaining sex outside marriage.
    Adamczyk, Amy, and Brittany E. Hayes (2012)
    American Sociologial Review 77:5: 723-746.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian; Sexual deviance; Sexual activity; Jewish; Hindu; Islam
  • The effect of religion-supported programs on health-related behaviors in adolescence.
    Adamczyk, Amy, and Jacob Felson (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 54:4: 469-497.

    Analyzes 2002-05 telephone interview data from U.S.A. teenagers. Involvement in religiously-sponsored non-religious activities is related to more positive outcomes, compared to participation in similar non-religiously sponsored activities.

    Associated Search Terms: Alcohol; Well-being; Adolescents; Health; Sexual activity
  • Religiosity and deviance: An examination of the moral community and antiasceticism hypotheses among U.S. adults.
    Sturgis, Paul W., and Robert D. Baller (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:4: 809-820.

    Uses 2000 & '02 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data in one analysis & 1998 in another; attendance is inversely related to minor & major deviance, controlling for regions (which vary by attendance rates). Interaction of mean region attendance & individual attendance produced no effects.

    Associated Search Terms: Criminology; Contextual effects; Deviance/social control; Drug; Practice; Regionalism; Sexual activity; United States; Asceticism
  • 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: Healing; Malawi; Africa; Stigma; Religiosity; Network; Sex; Islam, Africa; Sexual activity; AIDS; Christian, Africa; Contextual effects; Health
  • The association of religion and virginity status among Brazilian adolescents.
    Ogland, Curtis P., Xiaohe Xu, John P. Bartkowski, and Emmanuelle G. Ogland (2011)
    Journal of Adolescent Health 48:6: 651-653.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual activity; Brazil; Adolescents
  • Explanations for religious influence on adolescent sexual behavior in Brazil.
    Verona, Anal Paula (2011)
    Revista Brasileira de Estudos de Populacão 28:187-201.

    Review of the lierature on adolescent sexual behavior in Brazil in the light of Christian Smith's proposed pathways of influence on adolescent sexuality.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Adolescents; Smith, Christian; Sexual activity
  • "A Gift from God": Adolescent Motherhood and Religion in Brazilian Favelas.
    Steele, Liza G. (2011)
    Sociology of Religion 72:1: 4-27.

    Based on interviews in Rio de Janeiro with & about adolescent unmarried mothers; finds moral flexibility in the Catholic & Pentecostal churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Poverty; Sexual activity; Adolescents; Brazil, Rio de Janeiro; Moral
  • "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
  • Religion and Adolescent Sexual Behavior.
    Regnerus, Mark D. (2010)
    In Christopher G. Ellison and Robert A. Hummer (eds.) Religion, Families, and Health. Population-Based Research in the United States. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 61-85.

    Based on 1994 & '95 American survey data (Add Health) & 2002 National Survey of Youth Religion data. Religion lessens the likelihood of adolescent sexual activity, but indirectly through a norm-supporting environment. Sexual activity among adolescents has an inverse effect on religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual activity; Adolescents
  • Religious Influences on Teenage Childbearing among Brazilian Female Adolescents: A Research Note.
    Ogland, Curtis P., Thankam S. Sunil, John P. Bartkowski, and Xiaohe Xu (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49:4: 754-760.

    Analyzes 2006 survey data from females aged 15-19 in Brazil; religious affiliation, especially Pentecostal, reduced the likelihood of teenage childbearing.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Brazil; Fertility; Sexual activity
  • Religion and the Timing of First Births in the United States.
    Pearce, Lisa D. (2010)
    In Christopher G. Ellison and Robert A. Hummer (ed.) Religion, Families, and Health. Population-Based Research in the United States. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 19-39.

    Analyzes 1979-2000 panel data from a U.S.A. sample aged 14-22 in 1979. Those reared Catholic & Evangelical were more likely to have pre-marital births; attendance negatively predicts that & first marital births.

    Associated Search Terms: Fertility; Panel study; Sexual activity
  • Religiosity, Self-control, and Virginity Status in College Students from the "Bible Belt": A Research Note.
    Vazsonyi, Alexander, and Dusty D. Jenkins (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49:3: 561-568.

    Religiosity delays loss of virginity.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, South; Students, undergraduate; Sexual activity
  • The Role of Religion in the Sexual Lives of Teens.
    Cooksey, Elizabeth, and Tessa Dooms (2010)
    In Sylvia Collins-Mayo and Pink Dandelion (eds.) Religion and Youth. Surrey, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 105-111.

    Overview of research on religion, especially religious salience, as an influence on teen sexual activity in South Africa & the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; AIDS; Salience; Sexual activity; South Africa; United States
  • Religion, Sexually Risky Behavior, and Reproductive Health. The Mormon Case.
    Heaton, Tim B. (2010)
    In Christopher G. Ellison and Robert A. Hummer (eds.) Religion, Families, and Health. Population-Based Research in the United States. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 368-384.

    Analyzes 1995 interview data from American females aged 15-44. Finds net religious affiliation effects for abortion & sexually transmittted diseases, but not for unwanted pregnancies & HIV. The data set included enough Mormons to allow for meaningful findings for them as well as other groups.

    Associated Search Terms: Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Mormon, U.S.A.; Protestant (mainline), U.S.A..; Jewish, U.S.A.; Sexual activity; Family; Catholic, U.S.A.; Women; AIDS; Abortion; Health
  • Associations of Childhood Religious Attendance, Family Structure, and Nonmarital Fertility across Cohorts.
    Wildeman, Christopher, and Christine Percheski (2009)
    Journal of Marriage and Family 71: 1294-1308.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual activity; Family
  • Religious Involvement and Transitions into Adolescent Sexual Activities.
    Burdette, Amy M., and Terrence D. Hill (2009)
    Sociology of Religion 70:1: 28-48.

    2002-03 telephone interviews from U.S.A. English- & Spanish-speaking teenagers show religiosity, especially salience, delays beginning various sexual activities, moreso among some demographics groups.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual activity; Salience; Adolescents; Religiosity
  • Socialization and Selection in the Link between Friends' Religiosity and the Transition to Sexual Intercourse.
    Adamczyk, Amy (2009)
    Sociology of Religion 70:1: 5-27.

    1995 & '96 interview data from U.S.A. high school students show religiosity delays coital debut & the latter affects selecting religious friends.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Students, secondary; Sexual activity; Religiosity; Peers
  • 'Hooking Up' at College: Does Religion Make a Difference?
    Burdette, Amy M., Christopher G. Ellison, Terrence D. Hill, and Norval D. Glenn (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:3:535-551.

    Analyzes 2001 telephone survey data from college women; Catholics, especially at Catholic colleges, were more likely to be sexually active, Conservative Protestants less. Church attendance suppressed activity.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Sexual activity; Students, undergraduate; Education
  • Religion, Pledging, and the Premarital Sexual Behavior of Married Young Adults.
    Uecker, Jeremy E. (2008)
    Journal of Marriage and Family 70:3: 728-744.

    Associated Search Terms: Youth; Sexual activity
  • Sex and the Soul: Juggling Sexuality, Spirituality, Romance and Religion on America's College Campuses.
    Freitas, Donna (2008)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual activity; Students, undergraduate; Sexual attitudes
  • Religiousness and infidelity: Attendance, but not faith and prayer, predict marital fidelity.
    Atkins, David C., and Deborah E. Kessel (2008)
    Journal of Marriage & Family 70: 407-418.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Religiosity; Practice; Sexual activity
  • Are there religious variations in marital infidelity?
    Burdette, Amy M., Christopher G. Ellison, Darren E. Sherkat, and Kurt A. Gore (2007)
    Journal of Family Issues 28: 1553-1581.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Sexual activity
  • Forbidden Fruit. Sex & Religion in the Lives of American Teenagers.
    Regnerus, Mark D. (2007)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on 2002-03 National Survey of Youth and Religion data, with follow-up interviews, & the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Sexual attitudes; Sexual activity; Birth control; Moral
  • Religiosity, denominational affiliation, and sexual behaviors among people with HIV in the United States.
    Galvan, Frank H., Rebecca L. Collins, David E. Kanouse, Philip Pantoja, and Daniela Golinelli. (2007)
    Journal of Sex Research 44:1: 49-58.

    Associated Search Terms: Denomination (organizational entity); Religiosity; AIDS; Sexual activity
  • The Role of Parent Religiosity in Teens' Transitions to Sex and Contraception.
    Manlove, Jennifer S., Elizabeth Terry-Humen, Erum N. Ikramullah, and Kristen A. Moore (2006)
    Journal of Adolescent Health 39: 578-587.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Sexual activity; Adolescents
  • Friends' Religiosity and First Sex.
    Adamczyk, Amy, and Jacob Felson (2006)
    Social Science Research 35: 924-947.

    Associated Search Terms: Network; Sexual activity; Religiosity; Adolescents
  • Religiosity and Premarital Sex in Adulthood.
    Barkan, Steven E. (2006)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 45:3: 407-417.

    Analyzes 1993-2002 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data from never-married respondents; religiosity is inversely related to number of sexual partners in the previous 5 years.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Religiosity; Deviance/social control; Sexual activity
  • After the promise: The STD consequences of adolescent virginity pledges.
    Brückner, Hannah, and Peter Bearman (2005)
    Journal of Adolescent Health 36:4: 271-278.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual activity; Adolescents
  • Religious Differentials in the Sexual and Reproductive Behaviors of Young Women in the United States.
    Jones, Rachael K., Jacqueline E. Darroch, and Susheela Singh (2005)
    Journal of Adolescent Health 36: 279-288.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual activity; Women; United States
  • The Impact of Religiosity on Adolescent Sexual Behavior. A Review of the Evidence.
    Rostosky, Sharon Scales, Brian L. Wilcox, Margaret Laurie Comer Wright, and Brandy A. Randall (2004)
    Journal of Adolescent Research 19: 677-697.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Sexual activity; Adolescents
  • Catholic Attitudes on Sexual Behavior & Reproductive Health.
    Catholics for a Free Choice (2004)
    Washington: Catholics for a Free Choice.

    Reports international data.

    Associated Search Terms: Birth control; Politics; Divorce; Sexual activity; Catholic; Cohabitation; Condoms; Abortion
  • Adolescents' Transition to First Intercourse, Religiosity, and Attitudes about Sex.
    Meier, Ann M. (2003)
    Social Forces 81:3: 1031-1052.

    Analyzes 1995 & '96 interview data from adolescents aged 15-18 who were virgins in 1995; religiosity lowers the likelihood of sexual activity.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Sexual activity
  • Adolescent Religiosity and Sexuality: An Investigation of Reciprocal Influences.
    Hardy, Sam A., and Marcela Raffaelli (2003)
    Journal of Adolescence 26: 731-739.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual activity; Religiosity; Adolescents
  • Coital debut: The role of religiosity and sex attitudes in the Add Health Survey.
    Rostosky, Sharon Scales, Mark D. Regnerus, and Margaret Laurie Comer Wright (2003)
    Journal of Sex Research 40:4: 358-367.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Religiosity; Sexual activity
  • Religiosity and Risky Sexual Behavior in African American Adolescent Females.
    McCree, Donna Hubbard, Gina M. Winggood, Ralph DiClemente, Susan Davies, and Katherine F. Harrington (2003)
    Journal of Adolescent Health 33: 2-8.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Women; Sexual activity; African Americans; Adolescents
  • Religiousness and Sexual Responsibility in Adolescent Girls.
    Miller, Lisa, and Merav Gur (2002)
    Journal of Adolescent Health 31: 401-406.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Women; Religiosity; Sexual activity
  • Education, Religiosity and Moral Attitudes: Explaining Cross-National Effect Differences.
    Scheepers, Peer, Manfred Te Grotenhuis, and Frans Van Der Slik (2002)
    Sociology of Religion 63:2: 157-176.

    1991 International Social Survey Program data from adults in 15 nations. Religiosity affects moral stances more in the more religious countries. Education affects them more in the religiously heterogeneous nations & in the long-standing democracies.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Sexual activity; Religiosity; Abortion; Comparative; Homosexuality; Moral
  • Promising the future: Virginity pledges and first intercourse.
    Bearman, Peter S., and Hanna Brückner (2001)
    American Journal of Sociology 106:4: 859-912.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual activity
  • 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
  • Religiosity and sexual risk-taking behavior during the transition to college.
    Zaleski, Ellen H.,and Kathleen M. Schiaffino (2000)
    Journal of Adolescence 23:2: 223-227.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual activity; Adolescents
  • Religion--soziale Ordnung--Geschlechterordnung: Zur Bedeutung der Unterscheidung von Reinheit und Unreinheit im religiösen Kontext.
    Wohlrab-Sahr, Monika, and Julia Rosenstock (2000)
    In Ingrid Lukatis, Regina Sommer, and Christof Wolf (eds.) Religion und Geschlechterverhältnis. Opladen: leske + Budrich, pp. 279-298.

    Associated Search Terms: Purity/pollution; Sexual activity
  • Religious Affiliations and Sexual Initiation among Ghanaian Women.
    Addai, Isaac (2000)
    Review of Religious Research 41:3: 328-343.

    Analyzes 1993 survey data from women in Ghana; liberal Protestant & Catholic women were more likely to have engaged in premarital sex than adherents of traditional religions, Christian sects, & those with no religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Ghana; Women; Sexual activity
  • Marital and Family Orientations among Highly Religious Young Adults: Comparing Latter-Day Saints with Traditional Christians.
    Carroll, Jason S., Steven T. Linford, Thomas B. Holman, and Dean M. Busby (2000)
    Review of Religious Research 42:2: 193-205.

    Analyzes 1989-96 questionnaire data from highly religious young adults. Mormons resembled others in commitment to marriage, rejection of extramarital sex, etc. but had low levels of experience of pre-marital sex, support of traditional gender roles, etc.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Mormon, U.S.A.; Sexual activity; Marriage
  • Secularised Sexuality. Youth Values in a City-island.
    Abela, Anthony M. (1998)
    Valletta, Malta: Social Values Studies

    Associated Search Terms: Malta; Sexual attitudes; Catholic, Malta; Adolescents; Sexual activity; Sexual abuse
  • The Changing Impact of Religion on the Sexual and Contraceptive Behavior of Adolescent Women in the United States.
    Brewster, Karim L., Elizabeth C. Cooksey, David K. Guilkey, and Ronald R. Rindfuss (1998)
    Journal of Marriage and Family 60:2: 493-504.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Women; Sexual activity; Birth control
  • The Teaching of Nonmarital Sexual Abstinance and Members' Sexual Attitudes and Behaviors: The Case of Latter-Day Saints.
    Holman, Thomas B., and John R. Harding (1996)
    Review of Religious Research 38:1: 51-60.

    1988 U.S. interview data show Mormons' sexual attitudes & premarital sexual activity rates differ from others'.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Sexual activity; Sexual attitudes; Atheist, U.S.A.
  • Religious Influence and Premarital Sexual Experience: Critical Observations on the Validity of a Relationship.
    Reynolds, Dynette Ivie (1994)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 33:4: 382-387.

    Argues that degrees of coerciveness in premarital sexual activity is not accounted for in studies of religion's effect on rates of premarital sex.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodology; Sexual activity
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Citation data are provided by Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame; University of Texas at San Antonio).

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