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  • An agenda for research on American religion in light of the 2016 election.
    Edgell, Penny (2017)
    Sociology of Religion 8:1: 1-8.

    Consideration of the 2016 U.S. presidential election; sees the importance of the intersections of religion, race, gender, sexuality & class in American society.

    Associated Search Terms: Race; Sexuality; Class; Gender; Politics, U.S.A.; United States; Stratification
  • 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
  • After the wedding night: Sexual abstinence and masculinities over the life course.
    Diefendorf, Sarah (2015)
    Gender & Society 29:5: 647-669.

    Associated Search Terms: Masculinity ideology; Gender role; Sexual activity; Sexual repression; Life course; Gender traditionalism
  • Sexual Encounters and Manhood Acts: Evangelicals, Latter-Day Saints, and Religious Masculinities.
    Burke, Kelsy C., and Amy Moff Hudec (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:2: 330-344.

    Based on 2010-2011 interviews with Evangelical men who used a Christian sexuality website, content analysis of literature & websites, & participant observation & interviews in selected Mormon wards in Utah and New England.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical; Sexuality; Mormon, U.S.A.; Masculinity ideology
  • 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
  • Religious coping: The role of religion in attenuating the effect of sexual victimization of college women on trust.
    Tamburello, Jeffrey A., Kyle Irwin, and Martha Gault Sherman (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:4: 581-595.

    Analyzes 1990-95 panel data from a convenience sample of undergraduate women in a state-supported American university. Religious participation can mitigate the negative effects of sexual victimization on generalized trust.

    Associated Search Terms: Trust; Practice; Panel study; Sexual advances; Sexual assault; Sexual harassment; Students, undergraduate; Coping
  • 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
  • Religious institutions and sexual scandals: A comparative study of Catholicism in Ireland, South Africa, and the United States.
    Conway, Brian (2014)
    International Journal of Comparative Sociology 55:4: 318-341.

    Associated Search Terms: Ireland; Comparative; South Africa; Catholic, Ireland; Catholic, South Africa; Sexual abuse; United States; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Native Evangelism in Central Mexico.
    Nutini, Hugo G., and Jean F. Nutini (2014)
    Austin: University of Texas Press

    Based on 1996-2006 field work in the Córdoba-Orizaba region & the Tlaxcala-Pueblan Valley. 2 independent Evangelical sects differ-one authoritarian & hierarchical, & the other not. Develops the concept “destructive sect” for Luz del Mundo.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Amistad y Vida; Sexual abuse; Functionalism; Evangelical, Mexico; Conversion; Polity; Mexico; Luz del Mundo; Comparative
  • 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.
  • Re-framing the intersection between religion, gender and sexuality in everyday life.
    Yip, Andrew K.T., and Peter Nynäs (2012)
    In Peter Nynäs and Andrew K.T. Yip (eds.) Religion, Gender and Sexuality in Everyday Life. Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate, pp. 1-16.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexuality; Gender
  • 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: Sexual activity; Adolescents
  • 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
  • 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: Hindu; Sexual deviance; Sexual activity; Islam; Christian; Jewish
  • 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; Health; Adolescents; Sexual activity
  • Body and sexuality constructs among youth of the Ultra-Orthodox Jewish community.
    Zaleberg, Sara, and Sima Zaleberg (2012)
    In Peter Nynäs and Andrew Kam-Tuck Yip (eds.) Religion, Gender and Sexuality in Everyday Life. Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate, pp. 125-140.

    Based on interviews with men from a number of Ultra-Orthodox groups in Israel & women from a particularly stringent group.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Ultraorthodox, Israel; Israel; Body; Sexuality; Social construction of reality
  • 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
  • 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: Deviance/social control; Drug; Practice; Asceticism; Criminology; Contextual effects; Sexual activity; United States; Regionalism
  • 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: Traditionalism; Catholic, U.S.A.; Sexual abuse; Job satisfaction; Clergy role; Celibacy; Clergy
  • 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
  • Religion, Youth and Sexuality: Selected Key Findings from a Multi-faith Exploration.
    Yip, Andrew K.T., Michael Keenan, and Sarah-Jane Page (2011)
    Nottingham: University of Nottingham Press

    Associated Search Terms: Sexuality; Youth
  • 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; Sexual activity; Smith, Christian; Adolescents
  • "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: Adolescents; Poverty; Sexual activity; Brazil, Rio de Janeiro; Moral
  • 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
  • "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; Gender role; Migrant; Sexual activity; Romanian Italians; Salience; Youth; Italy
  • 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
  • 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
  • The media and the Catholic Church in Ireland: Reproting clerical child sex abuse.
    Donnelly, Susie, and Tom Inglis (2010)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 25;1: 1-19.

    Associated Search Terms: Abuse; Sexual abuse; Catholic, Ireland; Media; Ireland
  • 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: Students, undergraduate; United States, South; 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: South Africa; Adolescents; AIDS; United States; Salience; Sexual activity
  • 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
  • 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: AIDS; Protestant (mainline), U.S.A..; Family; Women; Abortion; Health; Catholic, U.S.A.; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Mormon, U.S.A.; Sexual activity
  • 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: Family; Sexual activity
  • 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: Religiosity; Salience; Sexual activity; Adolescents
  • The Prevalence of Clergy Sexual Advances toward Adults in their Congregations.
    Chaves, Mark, and Diana Garland (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:4: 817-824.

    Analyzes 2008 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Clergy; Sexual advances
  • Identités sexuelles pentecôtistes: féminités et masculinités dans les assemblées bruxelloises.
    Maskens, Maïté (2009)
    Autrepart 49: 65-82.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexuality; Identity; Belgium, Brussels; Pentecostal, Belgium
  • 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: Peers; Adolescents; Students, secondary; Sexual activity; Religiosity
  • '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: Education; Practice; Sexual activity; Students, undergraduate
  • 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
  • Hearing the Mermaid's Song. The Umbanda Religion in Rio de Janeiro.
    Hale, Lindsay (2009)
    Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press.

    Focuses largely on Umbanda in Rio de Janiro, making comparisons with "white"- & African-centered versions. Presents vignettes of ethnographic moments from decades of research.

    Associated Search Terms: Phenomenology; Race; Sexuality; Umbanda; Brazil, Rio de Janeiro; Participant observation
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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: Sexual activity; Youth
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