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  • Christians under Covers: Evangelicals and Sexual Pleasure on the Internet.
    Burke, Kelsy C. (2016)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Studies how Evangelical websites promote the evangelical view of marital sex.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical; Internet; Sexual attitudes; Sexual norms
  • 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: Abortion; Atheist; Gender role; Sexual attitudes
  • Biblical Literalism and Sexual Morality in Comparative Perspective: Testing the Transposability of a Conservative Religious Schema.
    Ogland, Curtis P., and John P. Bartkowski (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:1: 3-24.

    Analyzes 2007-10 interview and telephone interview data from 15 nations. Literalism predicts traditionalist views about sexuality in most of the nations, especially where permissive views are predominant.

    Associated Search Terms: Literalism; Moral; Comparative; Sexual attitudes
  • Attendance matters: Religion and ethical affirmation of gay and lesbian sexuality.
    Wright, Nathan (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:2: 245-273.

    Analyzes 1974-2000 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data. Weekly attenders are more likely to be isolated from general perspectives such as ethical affirmation of gay & lesbian sexuality.

    Associated Search Terms: Social capital; Homosexuality; Practice; Sexual attitudes; United States
  • 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: Stratification; Mobility (vertical); Politics, U.S.A.; Polity; Practice; Sexual activity; Sexual attitudes; Change; Disaffiliation; Homosexuality; Belief; Conversion; Education; Secularization; Rational choice theory; Membership; Identification; Marriage; Migration; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Ethnic; United States
  • Attitudes toward marriage, divorce, cohabitation, and casual sex among working-age Latinos. Does religion matter?
    Ellison, Christopher G., Nicholas H Wolfinger, and Aida I. Ramos-Wada (2013)
    Journal of Family Issues 34:3: 295-322.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Sexual attitudes; Latino Americans; Marriage/divorce
  • Mixed results for orthodoxy: The impact of contemporary cultural change on the acceptance of key Catholic beliefs and moral teachings by Australian mass attenders.
    Dixon, Robert E. (2013)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and William H. Swatos, Jr. (eds.) Testing Pluralism. Globalizing Belief, Localizing Gods. Leiden: Brill, pp. 11-37.

    Reports & analyzes 1996, 2001, '06, & '11 survey data from Australian Catholic mass attenders, by age categories.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Catholic, Australia; Belief; Australia; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Sexual attitudes; Abortion; Moral
  • Institutional selection for conformity: The case of U.S. Catholic priests.
    Sullins, D. Paul (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 74:1: 56-81.

    Analyzes 2002 survey data from American Catholic priests; both birth cohort & ordinatio cohort predict divergence from official teachings, increasing it before 1970, decreasing it 1970 & after. Thus contextual culture explains divergence before 1970 & institutional selection after.

    Associated Search Terms: Cloning; Suicide; Stem cell controversy; Moral; Clergy; Celibacy; Birth control; Abortion; Sexual attitudes; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Religion and social attitudes: Examining the contours of religion in moral judments toward premarital sex and cohabitation in contemporary Brazil.
    Ogland, Curtis P., and Pedro Hinojosa (2012)
    Sociology of Religion 73:4: 411-428.

    Analyzes 2002 Projeto Religião no Brasil data; Brazilian Protestants & Brazilians with a theologically conservative view of the Bible are more likely to disapprove of cohabitation & pre-martal sex.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Sexual attitudes; Brazil
  • No money, no honey, no church: The deinstitutionalization of religious life among white working class.
    Wilcox, W. Bradford, Andrew J. Cherlin, Jeremy E. Uecker, and Matthew Messel (2012)
    Research in the Socology of Work 23: 227-250.

    Attendance among moderately educated whites declined relative to that among college-educated whites. Economic characteristics, current & past family characteristics, & attitudes toward premarital sex, each explain part of the decline.

    Associated Search Terms: Class; Family; Practice; Sexual attitudes; United States; Working class
  • The Young and the Restless? The Liberalization of Young Evangelicals.
    Farrell, Justin (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:3: 517-532.

    Analyzes 2006 U.S.A. interview data; young Evangelicals have more liberal sexual attitudes but not more liberal stands on abortion.

    Associated Search Terms: Age; Abortion; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Homosexuality; Sexual attitudes
  • American Religion. Contemporary Trends.
    Chaves, Mark (2011)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Uses 1972-2008 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data & 1998 & 2006-07 National Congregations Study data to trace religious patterns & changes in the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Sexual attitudes; Seminarians; Practice; Politics, U.S.A.; Literalism; Homosexuality; Clergy image; Belief; Abortion; United States; Membership
  • From Generation to Generation. Religious Involvement and Attitudes toward Family and Pro-Family Outcomes among U.S. Catholics.
    Burdette, Amy M., and Teresa A. Sullivan (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. 126-147.

    Analyzes 1974-2004 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data from white non-Latino Catholics. There is a trend toward smaller preferred family size & a liberalization of attitudes about family, except with regard to extra-marital affairs & abortion, but declines in religious involvement counter the trend in abortion attitudes.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Catholic, U.S.A.; Family; Family size; Generations; Abortion; Sexual attitudes
  • The impact of race on denominational variations in social attitudes: The issue and its dimensions.
    Gay, David A., and John P. Lynxwiler (2009)
    Sociological Spectrum 30:1: 110-127.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Denomination (organizational entity); Homosexuality; Race; Sexual attitudes
  • Cross-National Moral Beliefs: The Influence of National Religious Context.
    Finke, Roger, and Amy Adamczyk (2008)
    Sociological Quarterly 49:4: 617-652.

    Analyzes international survey data. Religious context is more important for sexual moral attitudes than for attitudes about legally relevant matters.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Sexual attitudes; Law
  • 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; Sexual attitudes; Students, undergraduate
  • 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: Birth control; Adolescents; Moral; Sexual activity; Sexual attitudes
  • Polarization, Secularization, or Differences as Usual? The Denominational Cleavage in U.S. Social Attitudes Since the 1970s.
    Bolzendahl, Catherine, and Clem Brooks (2005)
    Sociological Quarterly 46:1: 47-78.

    Analyzes 1972-2000 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; uses the categories: Evangelical Protestant, Catholic, Mainline Protestant; Black Protestant; Jewish, & none.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual attitudes; United States; Gender; Abortion
  • Influence de l'intégration religieuse sur les attitudes: analyse comparative européennes.
    Bréchon, Pierre (2002)
    Revue française de sociologie 43:3: 461-483.

    Based on 1998 European survey data. Practice predicts sexual permissiveness inversely, gender role attitudes, abortion attitudes, attitudes about civic honesty, trust of institutions & political views.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe; Abortion; Moral; Practice; Sexual attitudes; Comparative; Politics; Gender role
  • I giovani, il sesso, l'amore.
    Garelli, Franco (2000)
    Bologna: Il Mulino.

    Qualitative survey of Italians aged 20-24.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy; Youth; Sexual attitudes
  • The Search for Common Ground: What Unites and Divides American Catholics.
    Davidson, James D., Andrea S. Williams, Richard A. Lamanna, Jan Stenftenagel, Kathleen Maas Weigert, William J. Whalen, and Patricia Wittberg (1999)
    Huntington, Indiana: Our Sunday Visitor.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual attitudes; Catholic, U.S.A.; Generations; Change; Belief; Practice; United States, Indiana
  • Giovani, Affettività, Sessualità.
    Buzzi, Carlo (1998)
    Bologna: Il Mulino.

    Based on survey data from Italians aged 18-30.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy; Sexual attitudes; Youth
  • Secularised Sexuality. Youth Values in a City-island.
    Abela, Anthony M. (1998)
    Valletta, Malta: Social Values Studies

    Associated Search Terms: Malta; Catholic, Malta; Sexual abuse; Sexual attitudes; Adolescents; Sexual activity
  • Secularization and the Influence of Religion on Beliefs about Premarital Sex.
    Petersen, Larry R., and Gregory V. Donnenworth (1997)
    Social Forces 75:3: 1071-1089.

    Analyzes 1972-93 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; church-attending conservative Protestants continue most to oppose premarital sex.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; Sexual attitudes; United States
  • Secularization and the influence of religion on beliefs about pre-marital sex.
    Peterson, Larry R., and Gregory V. Donnenwerth (1997)
    Social Froces 75: 1071-1088.

    1972-93 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) show loosening of traditional beliefs about sexual behavior for all except frequently church-attending conservative Protestants.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Conservative, U.S.A.; Sexual attitudes; United States
  • 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: Sexual attitudes; Sexual activity; Mormon, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Atheist, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.
  • 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: Conservative, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; United States; Sexual attitudes; Abortion; Education; Sex role
  • 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: Sex role; Politics, U.S.A.; United States; Abortion; Education; Conservative, U.S.A.; Sexual attitudes
  • The Persistence of Religious Identity among College Catholics.
    Dillon, Michele (1996)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 35:2: 165-170.

    Associated Search Terms: Capital punishment; Abortion; Students, undergraduate; Catholic, U.S.A.; Sexual attitudes
  • Laity: American and Catholic: Transforming the Church.
    D'Antonio, William V., James D. Davidson, Dean R. Hoge, and Ruth A. Wallace (1995)
    Kansas City, Missouri: Sheed & Ward.

    Analyzes 1993 survey data from American Catholics.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Ethnic; Sexual attitudes; Age; Authority; Moral
  • Attitudes toward Abortion among U.S. Catholics: Another Case of Symbolic Politics?
    Welch, Michael R., David C. Leege, and James C. Cavendish (1995)
    Social Science Quarterly 76:1: 142-157.

    Analyzes 1983-84 questionnaire data from parish-connected U.S. Catholics; sexual restrictiveness & devotionalism best predict opposition to abortion.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual attitudes; Abortion; Catholic, U.S.A.; Devotionalism
  • Culture Shift and Generational Population Replacement: Individualization, Secularization, and Moral Value Change in Contemporary Scandinavia.
    Pettersson, Thorleif (1994)
    In Thorleif Pettersson and Ole Riis (eds.) Scandinavian Values. Religion and Morality in the Nordic Countries. Uppsala: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis. Psychologia et Sociologia Religionum 10, pp. 197-212.

    Analyzes 1981 & '90 European Values Study data; shows changes over the interim.

    Associated Search Terms: Values; Family; Scandinavia; Moral; Sexual attitudes; Change; Religiosity
  • Social Values, Religiosity, and Marital Context.
    Montoro, Julian (1993)
    Sociology of Religion 54:4: 403-412.

    Analyzes responses of Catholics in the 1976, '77, '80, & '82 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; shows religiously homogamous/heterogeneous marriages not predicting attitudes on various ethical issues.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Tolerance; Abortion; Homosexuality; Sexual attitudes; Racial attitudes; Catholic, U.S.A.; Justice
  • 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: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Atheist, U.S.A.; Civil liberties; Sexual attitudes; New class; Sex role; United States; Education; Jewish, U.S.A.; Abortion; Stratification; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Premarital Sexual Permissiveness and Religious Orientation: A Preliminary Investigation.
    Haerich, Paul (1992)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 31:3: 361-365.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from a private university in Southern California.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Sexual attitudes
  • Conscience First, Tradition Second: A Study of Young American Catholics.
    McNamara, Patrick H. (1992)
    Albany: State University of New York Press.

    Analyzes 1977-89 questionnaire data from graduating seniors of a Catholic high school in a southwest U.S. city, & 1987 resurvey data from 1978-79 alumni. Uses both fixed choice & open-ended items.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Education; Students, secondary; Belief; Moral; Authority; Justice; Mexican Americans; Abortion; Sexual attitudes
  • The Influence of Religion on Attitudes toward Nonmarital Sexuality: a Preliminary Assessment of Reference Group Theory.
    Cochran, John K., and Leonard Beeghley (1991)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 30:1: 45-62.

    Analyzes 1972-89 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodist, U.S.A.; Sexual attitudes; Reference group; United States; Jewish, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Episcopal; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.
  • Religious Participation and Adolescent Sexual Behavior and Attitudes.
    Thornton, Arland, and Donald Camburn (1989)
    Journal of Marriage and the Family 51:3: 641-653.

    Analyzes 1980 interview data from people born in the Detroit area in 1961; shows sexual activity affecting religious participation, & vice-versa.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Michigan, Detroit; Adolescents; Sexual attitudes; Sexual activity; Religiosity
  • Religious Change in America.
    Greeley, Andrew M. (1989)
    Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Politics, U.S.A.; God, image of; Sexual attitudes; Catholic, U.S.A.; Belief; Protestant, U.S.A.; Secularization; Denomination (organizational entity); United States; Contributions
  • Religious Affiliation, Attendance and Support for 'Pro-Family' Issues in the United States.
    Hertel, Bradley R., and Michael Hughes (1987)
    Social Forces 65:3: 858-880.

    Analyzes 1972-84 National Opinion Research Center (U.S.A.) data.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Sexual attitudes; United States; Practice; Women; Family; Episcopal; Baptist, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.
  • Respect for Life, Sexual Morality, and Opposition to Abortion.
    Jelen, Ted G. (1984)
    Review of Religious Research 25:3: 220-231.

    Analyzes 1977 National Opinion Research Center (U.S.A..) data.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; United States; Sexual attitudes; Abortion
  • Religiosity and Sexual Attitudes and Behavior among Evangelical Christian Singles.
    Wulf, Jean, David Prentice, Donna Hansum, Archie Ferrar, and Bernard Spilka (1984)
    Review of Religious Research 26:2: 119-131.

    Survey of participants in an Evangelical singles program.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual attitudes; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • Religion, Socioeconomic Status, and Sexual Morality: An Application of Reference Group Theory.
    Bock, E. Wilbur, Leonard Beeghley, and Anthony J. Mixon (1983)
    Sociological Quarterly 24:4: 545-559.

    Analyzes 1972-78 National Opinion Research Center (U.S.A.) data.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Reference group; Sexual attitudes; United States
  • The Religious Imagination.
    Greeley, Andrew M. (1981)
    Los Angeles: Sadlier.

    Associated Search Terms: Life cycle; Activism; Adolescents; Sexual attitudes; Family; Preaching; Imagination; Experience; Catholic, Canada; God, image of; Education; Women; Parish; United States; Canada; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Premarital Sexual Attitudes and Behavior.
    Hornick, Joseph P. (1978)
    Sociological Quarterly 19:4: 534-544.

    Analyzes 1972 questionnaire data from high school & university students in South Central Ontario; religiosity & religious membership related inversely with sexual permissiveness in a path model.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario; Students, undergraduate; Students, secondary; Sexual activity; Sexual attitudes
  • Religiosity and Sexual Attitudes and Behavior among College Students.
    King, Karl, Thomas J. Abernathy, Jr., Ira E. Robinson, and Jack O. Balswick (1976)
    Adolescence 11: 535-539.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from single white students at a large southern U.S. state university; religiosity as measured by beliefs & attitudes was not inversely related to sexual permissiveness.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Sexual activity; Students, undergraduate; Sexual attitudes
  • Dutch Catholics on Birth Control and Sexuality.
    Hutjes, Jan M. (1975)
    Sociologia Neerlandica 11:2: 144-158.

    Analyzes 1969 survey data from Dutch Catholic couples (wives aged under 50); church commitment was inversely related to use of artificial contraception.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual attitudes; Catholic, Netherlands; Netherlands; Commitment; Birth control
  • Dimensions of Religiosity among Catholics.
    O'Connell, Brian J. (1975)
    Review of Religious Research 16: 198-207.

    Analyzes data from Catholics in a Midwest U.S. city; divides a consequential religiosity scale into individual & social sections; stances on birth control are independent of other scales.

    Associated Search Terms: Consequential dimension; Devotionalism; Sexual attitudes; Catholic, U.S.A.; Dimensions of religiosity; Birth control
  • Review of the Polls: Attitudes of White Protestants and Catholics towards Nonmarital Sex.
    Alston, Jon P. (1974)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 13:1: 73-74.

    1965 National Opinion Research Center (U.S.A.) data.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual attitudes; Protestant, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; United States
  • Review of the Polls: Attitudes towards Extramarital and Homosexual Relations.
    Alston, Jon P. (1974)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 13:4: 479-481.

    1973 National Opinion Research Center (U.S.A.) data; whites only for denominational categories.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Sexual attitudes; United States; Episcopal; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Homosexuality; Baptist, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.
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