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  • Conflict in the Church: A Social Network Analysis of an Anglican Congregation.
    Herman, Nancy J. (1984)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 23:1: 60-74.

    Based on interview data in an Anglican parish after modernizing efforts resulted in a drastic loss of members; uses a variety of sociometric analysis.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Sociometry; Conflict; Network; Anglican Church of Canada; Canada
  • Crisis in the Cloister. A Sociological Analysis of Social Relationships and Change in a Novitiate.
    Sampson, Samuel F. (1978)
    Norwood, New Jersey: Ablex.

    Associated Search Terms: Novitiate; Change; Conflict; Sociometry; Orders/congregations; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Patterns Across Networks.
    White, Harrison C., and Ronald L. Breiger (1975)
    Society 12:5: 68-73.

    Uses sociogram data from a study by Samuel F. Sampson (1968 dissertation).

    Associated Search Terms: Network; Monasticism; Sociometry
  • Studying Social Organization in the Local Church. A Sociometric Approach.
    Balswick, Jack O., and Norman R. Layne, Jr. (1973)
    Review of Religious Research 14:2: 101-109.

    Sociometric analysis of questionnaire responses from lay members of a Lutheran church in a small southeast U.S.A. city.

    Associated Search Terms: Organization; Parish; Sociometry; Lutheran, U.S.A.
  • Identification of Ministerial Cliques. A Sociometric Approach.
    Balswick, Jack O., and Gary L. Faulkner (1970)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 9:4: 303-310.

    Analyzes interview data from the Protestant clergy of a small Midwest U.S. city.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Sociometry
  • Petits groupes à finalité religieuse. Etude de sociométrie comparée.
    Deconchy, Jean-Pierre (1968)
    Archives de sociologie des religions 25: 39-80.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociometry; Small groups
  • A Novitiate in a Period of Change: An Experimental Case Study in Social Relationships.
    Sampson, Samuel F. (1968)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Cornell University. [DA 29:11 A, p. 4118]

    Based on a year of field work in an American novitiate of a Catholic contemplative order; focuses on conflict during a time of change.

    Associated Search Terms: Novitiate; Orders/congregations; Conflict; Change; Sociometry; Catholic, U.S.A.
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