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  • "Why would our heavenly Father do that to anyone?" Oppressive othering through sexual classification schemes in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Sants.
    Sumerau, J. Edward, and Ryan T. Cragun (2014)
    Symbolic Interaction 37:3: 331-352.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Mormon; Social distance
  • Social distance in the United States: Sex, race, religion, age, and education homopily among confidents, 1985-2004.
    Smith, Jeffrey A., Miller McPherson, and Lynn Smith-Lovin (2014)
    American Sociological Review 79:3: 432-456.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Social distance
  • At ease with our own kind: Worship practices and class segregation in American religion.
    Nelson, Timothy J. (2009)
    In Sean McCloud and William A. Mirola (eds.) Religion and Class in America: Culture History, and Politics. Leiden: Brill.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Ritual; Social distance; Stratification; United States
  • Symbolizing Distance: Conversion to Islam in Germany and in the United States.
    Wohlrab-Sahr, Monika (2006)
    In Karin van Nieuwkerk (ed.) Women Embracing Islam. Gender and Conversion in the West. Austin: University of Texas Press, pp. 71-92.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Germany; Islam, Germany; Islam, U.S.A.; United States; Conversion; Social distance
  • Establishing Social Distance between Christians and Both Jews and Pagans.
    Sanders, Jack T. (2002)
    In Anthony J. Blasi, Jean Duhaime, and Paul-André Turcotte (eds.) Handbook of Early Christianity. Social Science Approaches. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 361-382.

    Associated Search Terms: Early Christian; Jewish, ancient; Social distance
  • Avoidance and Conflict: Perceptions Regarding Contact between Religious and Nonreligious Jewish Youth in Israel.
    Tabory, Ephraim (1993)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 32:2: 148-162.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Tel Aviv area high schools. Focuses on religious & nonreligious Jews' mutual perceptions; avoidance prevents conflict.

    Associated Search Terms: Social distance; Stereotype; Conflict; Avoidance; Students, secondary; Jewish, Israel; Israel, Tel Aviv
  • The Lebanese State: Lebanese Unity and the Sunni Muslim Position.
    Khashan, Hilal (1992)
    International Sociology 7:1: 85-97.

    Analyzes 1989-90 interview data from Sunni men in Lebanon, pertaining to inter-communal perceptions & support for the unified Lebanese state.

    Associated Search Terms: Lebanon; Politics, Lebanon; Sunni, Lebanon; Social distance
  • The Perception of Mormons by Rural Canadian Youth.
    Brinkerhoff, Merlin B., Elaine Grandin, Irving Hexham, and Carson Pue (1991)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 30:4: 479-486.

    Surveys students at a rural Alberta high school, with mean social distance scores & correlates thereof for Mormons, Anglicans, & Catholics.

    Associated Search Terms: Anglican Church of Canada; Mormon, Canada; Rural; Catholic, Canada; Students, secondary; Canada, Alberta; Social distance
  • The Applicability of Social Distance for Religious Research: An Exploration.
    Brinkerhoff, Merlin B., and Marlene M. MacKie (1986)
    Review of Religious Research 28:2: 151-167.

    Uses a religious distance scale with university students, adapted from Bogardus, to measure acceptability of 19 religious groups. Religious activities were stronger correlates of religious distance than background variables.

    Associated Search Terms: Social distance; Students, undergraduate
  • Changes in Religious Communalism Desired by Protestants and Catholics.
    McRae, James A. (1983)
    Social Forces 61:3: 709-730.

    Analyzes 1958 & '71 Detroit area Study data; shows an increased preference by Protestants & Catholics for religious exogamy & for friends of different religions.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, U.S.A.; Social distance; United States, Michigan, Detroit; Catholic, U.S.A.; Communality
  • The Stability of Religious Differences in Primary Group Attitudes and Behaviors.
    McRae, James A. (1979)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Arizona. [DA 40:6 A, p. 3543]

    Analyzes 1950s & '71 Detroit Area Study data; compares Protestant & Catholic views & practices regarding primary groups & social distance between 2 religious groupings.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Michigan, Detroit; Marriage; Social distance; Primary group; Catholic, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • Religious Commitment, Social Distance, and Authoritarianism.
    Johnson, Doyle Paul (1977)
    Review of Religious Research 18:2: 99-113.

    Analyzes 1967 questionnaire data from a small town in Illinois; shows religiosity measures inversely related to prejudice & social distance from minority groups. Authoritarianism correlated with both of the latter.

    Associated Search Terms: Authoritarianism; United States, Illinois; Prejudice; Social distance; Dimensions of religiosity
  • Mormons and Social Distance: A Multi-Dimensional Analysis.
    Bunker, Gary L., Harry Coffey, and Martin A. Johnson (1977)
    Ethnicity 4:4: 352-369.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from caucasian students at Brigham Young U. & Biola College to establish social distances of various groups from Mormons & Protestants; Mormon doctrine on Semitic identification & African American ordination had some impact.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Protestant, U.S.A.; Mormon, U.S.A.; Social distance
  • Canadian Mennonite Urbanism: Ethnic Villagers or Metropolitan Remnant?
    Driedger, Leo (1975)
    Mennonite Quarterly Review 49:3: 226-241.

    Analyzes 1961-71 census data & Winnipeg student data on ethnic identity strength & social distance.

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite, Canada; Ethnic; Canada; Social distance; Urban
  • Social Distance among Religious and Linguistic Communities.
    Muttagi, P.K. (1975)
    Indian Journal of Social Work 36:2: 159-171.

    Analyzes social distance data from questionnaires developed for the study & administered to University of Bombay students; shows social distance preferences of Buddhists, Christians, Hindus, Muslims, & Parsees toward religious & linguistic groups.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, India; Hindu, India; Christian, India; Buddhist, India; Students, undergraduate; India; Parsee, India; Social distance
  • Pauperism and Illth: An Archaeology of Social Policy.
    Walter, Eugene Victor (1973)
    Sociological Analysis 34:4: 239-254.

    Notes that poverty is not a mere lack of goods, but also a social distance from non-poor society; recounts the 14th century controversy over religious poverty in a proto-industrial context.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Mendicant movement; Catholic, medieval; Social distance; Europe
  • A Dating-Marriage Scale of Religious Social Distance.
    Cavan, Ruth Shonle (1971)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 10:2: 93-100.

    Applies a social distance scale to Midwest American undergraduate students, using questions about dating & marriage.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Social distance; Students, undergraduate
  • The New Triple Melting Pot Theory: Herberg Revisited.
    Mueller, Samuel A. (1971)
    Review of Religious Research 13:1: 18-33.

    Reviews data on marriage, friendships, residence, occupations, & politics; shows that white Christian, white non-Christian, & African American have replaced protestant, Catholic, & Jew as categories in the American melting pot.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, U.S.A.; Social distance; Catholic, U.S.A.; African Americans; United States; Jewish, U.S.A.
  • A Study of Role Perceptions as Indices of Social Distance between United Church of Canada Clergymen and United Church Undergraduates.
    Stone, David R. (1968)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, Wayne State University.

    Surveys how well 2 groups perceive each other's activities, attitudes, & aspirations.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Social distance; Students, undergraduate; Clergy image; United Church of Canada
  • Intermarriage: Interfaith, Interracial, Interethnic.
    Gordon, Albert I. (1964)
    Boston: Beacon.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from undergraduates in 40 American colleges & universities; uses social distance scales.

    Associated Search Terms: Social distance; Marriage; Students, undergraduate
  • Orthodoxy, Church Participation, and Authoritarianism.
    Photiadis, John D., and Arthur L. Johnson (1963)
    American Journal of Sociology 69:1: 244-248.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from residents of a South Dakota town; shows orthodoxy correlated positively with ethnic distance but practice correlated inversely with it.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Prejudice; Social distance; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Authoritarianism
  • Religious Exogamy: A Study of Social Distance.
    Bealer, Robert C., Fern K. Willits, and Gerald W. Bender (1963)
    Sociology and Social Research 48:1: 69-79.

    Analyzes longitudinal data from a sample of rural Pennsylvania 1947 high school sophomores; sect-likeness did not affect religious exogamy.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodist, U.S.A.; Typology; United States, Pennsylvania; Rural; Social distance; Catholic, U.S.A.; Greek Orthodox, U.S.A.; Episcopal; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Evangelical United Brethren, U.S.A.; Marriage; Presbyterian, U.S.A.
  • Areas of Research on Religion and Social Organizations.
    Greeley, Andrew M. (1962)
    American Catholic Sociological Review 33: 99-112. [Also in Andrew M. Greeley, The Sociology of Andrew M. Greeley (Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1994), pp. 45-58]

    Examines social separation by religion & other factors in the U.S.

    Associated Search Terms: Social distance; Ethnic; United States
  • An Analysis of the Social Distance Reaction of Students from the Three Major American Mennonite Groups.
    Just, L. Roy (1953)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Southern California.

    Associated Search Terms: Social distance; Mennonite, U.S.A.
  • Some Aspects of Prejudice as Affected by Religion and Education.
    Spoerl, Dorothy T. (1951)
    Journal of Social Psychology 33: 69-76.

    Analyzes 1947-48 questionnaire data from 1st yr. students at American International College, Springfield, MA; shows similar mean ethnic social distance scores of Protestants, Catholics & Jews, but different targets of social distance.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Social distance; Students, undergraduate; Protestant, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Social Distance between Cathoics, Jews and Protestants.
    Bogardus, Emory S. (1932)
    Sociology and Social Research 17: 167-173.

    Summary of a 1932 round table discussion by representations of liberal Catholics, Jews, & Protestants, focusing on factors that separate or unite the 3 groupings.

    Associated Search Terms: Social distance; Ecumenism
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