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  • Urban American Indian youth spirituality and religion: A latent class analysis.
    Kulis, Stephen S., and Monica Tsethlikai (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:4: 677-697.

    Based on data from Native American middle school students in Phoenix, Arizona. Connection with traditional Native American religious traditions predicts better school performance.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Native American Church; Native Americans; United States, Arizona, Phoenix; Students, primary
  • Religious beliefs, diet, and physical activity among Jewish adolescents.
    Benjamins, Maureen R. (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:3: 588-597.

    Analyzes 2010 questionnaire data from 5th-8th grade children in an Orthodox Jewish school system; those who said religious beliefs influenced their decisions about being physically active a lot were more active. No such effects were shown for eating behavior.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish; Students, primary; Health; Obesity
  • Children Speak: Catholic Second Graders' Agency and Experiences in the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
    Beste, Jennifer (2011)
    Sociology of Religion 72:3: 327-350.

    Based on interviews with 73 Catholic second graders.

    Associated Search Terms: Experience; Children; Penance; Students, primary; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Youth Pastor, Youth Ministry, and Youth Attitude toward the Church.
    Ji, Chang-ho, and Tevita Tameifuna (2011)
    Review of Religious Research 52:3: 306-322.

    2000 survey data from 6th graders in Seventh-day Adventist schools show positive effects of churches having youth pastors.

    Associated Search Terms: Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Youth ministry; Students, primary; Clergy
  • Religion and Adolescent Depression: The Impact of Race and Gender.
    Petts, Richard J., and Anne Jolliff (2008)
    Review of Religious Research 49:4: 395-414.

    Based on 1990s panel data from American junior high & high school students; religious participation & salience indirectly reduce depression through social support, but the relationship is reversed for Asian Americans & curvilinear for Latina girls.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, primary; Asian Americans; Ethnic; Salience; Social support; Practice; Adolescents; Students, secondary; Latino Americans; Sex
  • Religious Change and Adolescent Family Dynamics.
    Regnerus, Mark D., and Amy Burdette (2006)
    Sociological Quarterly 47:1: 175-194.

    Based on 1995-96 survey data from U.S. students in grades 7-12; salience of religion in adolescents' lives predicts better family relations.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Students, primary
  • Finding Faith, Losing Faith: The Prevalence and Context of Religious Transformations during Adolescence.
    Regnerus, Mark D., and Jeremy E. Uecker (2006)
    Review of Religious Research 47:3: 217-237.

    Analyzes 2 waves (1995, '96) of a panel study of U.S. 7-12 graders. Most had no change in religiosity. African Americans, southerners, & parents' education predicted increased religiosity, sexual activity & single-parent family predicted decreased.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Students, primary; Students, secondary; Adolescents; Practice; Salience; Disaffiliation
  • Religiosity, Altruism, and Altruistic Hypocrisy: Evidence from Protestant Adolescents.
    Ji, Chang-ho, Lori Pendergraft, and Matthew Perry (2006)
    Review of Religious Research 48:2: 156-178.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from 6-12th grade students in Evangelical church -affiliated schools in the U.S.A.. & Canada; doctrine of loving neighbor ("horizontal faith maturity") but not intrinsic religion or orthodoxy predict altruistic action.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, Canada; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Students, primary; Intrinsic/extrinsic; Altruism; Religious maturity; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Students, secondary
  • Selection Effects in Studies of Religious Influence.
    Regnerus, Mark D., and Christian Smith (2005)
    Review of Religious Research 47:1: 23-50.

    Analyzes 1990s panel data from U.S. students in grades 7-12; shows religious practice & salience are independent variables affecting health, family, & delinquency, despite background controls.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, primary; Students, secondary; Family; Salience; Medical; Practice; Delinquency
  • Religion, Denomination, and Education in the Netherlands: Cognitive and Noncognitive Outcomes after an Era of Secularization.
    Driessen, Geert, and Frans van der Slik (2001)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 40:4: 561-572.

    Religion declined in the Netherlands, but enrollment in church schools remained high. There are no denominational effects on preparedness for school, except for less preparation for denominations of immigrant groups.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, primary; Education; Denomination (organizational entity); Netherlands; Migrant
  • Family Worship Patterns and Their Correlation with Adolescent Behavior and Beliefs.
    Lee, Jerry W., Gail T. Rice, and V. Bailey Gillespie (1997)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 36:3: 372-381.

    Actively modeling religiosity & actively replicating it by children in home worship has subsequent social control effects; analyzes questionnaire data from students of Seventh-day Adventist schools, their parents, pastors, & teachers.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Seventh-day Adventist; Students, primary; Family; Socialization; Social control; Prayer
  • Parental Influences on God Images among Children: Testing Durkheim's Metaphoric Parallelism.
    Hertel, Bradley R., and Michael J. Donahue (1995)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 34:2: 186-199.

    Analyzes 1982-83 U.S. survey data from children (5th-9th graders) & their parents; notes parallels between divine & parental attributes.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; United States; Family; God, image of; Students, primary; Children
  • Beyond Hellfire: An Exploration of the Variable Effects of Religiosity on Adolescent Marijuana and Alcohol Use.
    Cochran, John K., and Ronald Akers (1989)
    Journal of Rsearch in Crime and Delinquency 26:3: 198-225.

    Religion limits teenage marijuana & alcohol use; analyzes questionnaire data from Midwest U.S. 7-12th graders.

    Associated Search Terms: Social control; Students, secondary; Students, primary; Alcohol; Drug
  • Religion and Youth Substance Abuse.
    Lorch, Barbara R., and Robert H. Hughes (1985)
    Journal of Religion and Health 24: 197-208.

    Analyzes 1983 questionnaire data from 7-12 grade students in & near Colorado Springs; salience of religion was most inversely related to substance abuse, membership less so; Fundamentalist denomination to less alcohol use, liberal to less heavy drug use.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberal, U.S.A.; Students, primary; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; United States, Colorado, Colorado Springs; Alcohol; Drug; Students, secondary
  • Parental Use of the Threat "God Will Punish": Replication and Extension.
    Nelsen, Hart M., and Alice Kroliczak (1984)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 23:3: 267-277.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from 4th-8th graders in public & Catholic schools in southern Minnesota.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, primary; United States, Minnesota; Socialization
  • Gender and Religious Socialization: Comparisons from Pakistan and the United States.
    Nelsen, Hart M., and Arshad Rizvi (1984)
    Journal of Comparative Family Studies 15:2: 281-290.

    Compares survey data from middle school students in Minnesota and Pakistan.

    Associated Search Terms: Pakistan; United States, Minnesota; Family; Students, primary; Socialization; United States; Students, secondary; Gender; Comparative
  • Gender Differences in the Effects of Parental Discord on Preadolescent Religiousness.
    Nelsen, Hart M. (1981)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 20:4: 351-360.

    Analyzes 1975 questionnaire data from 4th-8th graders in southern Minnesota.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Minnesota; Sex; Students, primary; Family; Socialization
  • The Effect of Mainstream Religious Social Controls on Adolescent Drug Use in Rural Areas.
    McIntosh, William Alex, Starla D. Fitch, J. Branton Wilson, and Kenneth L. Nyberg (1981)
    Review of Religious Research 23:1: 54-75.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from a sample of 7-12th grade students in Texas; shows religious salience & practice moderately effective in controlling less serious drug use.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Students, primary; United States, Texas; Deviance/social control; Drug
  • Sex Differences in Factors Affecting Religiousness among Catholic Adolescents.
    Suziedelis, Antanas, and Raymond H. Potvin (1981)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 20:1: 38-51.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from7th-9th graders in Catholic schools in 2 U.S. cities; boys' sex role scale correlates with religiosity (especially activity, though not potency subscales).

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Sex role; Religiosity; Catholic, U.S.A.; Students, primary
  • Religious Conformity In an Age of Disbelief: Contextual Effects of Time, Denomination, and Family Processes Upon Church Decline and Apostasy.
    Nelsen, Hart M. (1981)
    American Sociological Review 46:5: 632-640.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from 4th-8th graders in public & Catholic schools in southern Minnesota.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Students, primary; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.; Denomination (organizational entity); Methodist, U.S.A.; Family; United States, Minnesota; Socialization; Disaffiliation; Generations
  • Civil Religious Orientations among Elementary School Children.
    Smidt, Corwin E. (1980)
    Sociological Analysis 41:1: 25-40.

    Analyzes 1976 data from 4th & 7th graders in rural Illinois.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, primary; United States, Illinois; Civil religion
  • Religious Transmission Versus Religious Formation: Preadolescent-parent Interaction.
    Nelsen, Hart M. (1980)
    Sociological Quarterly 21:2: 207-218.

    Analyzes 1975 questionnaire data from 4th-8th graders in southern Minnesota; parents' religiosity & their supportiveness predict child's religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Religiosity; Students, primary; United States, Minnesota; Socialization
  • Religion and Goal Orientations: Does Denomination Make a Difference?
    Brinkerhoff, Merlin B. (1978)
    Sociological Analysis 39:3: 203-218.

    Analyzes data from 6th, 9th, & 12th graders from largely Mormon schools in central Utah. Mormon doctrine on women's roles increased the relationship between gender & goals; belief in large families decreased the effect of family size on goals.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Utah; Students, primary; Women; Mormon, U.S.A.; Family; Gender role; Students, secondary
  • Traditional Religious Orthodoxy, Respect for Authority and Nonconformity in Adolescence.
    Vener, Arthur M., Mary Margaret Zaenglein, and Cyrus Stewart (1977)
    Adolescence 12/45: 43-56.

    Analyzes 1969 questionnaire data from 8th-12th graders in 3 Midwest U.S. communities; shows religious orthodoxy & belief in respecting authority correlate inversely with nonconforming conduct.

    Associated Search Terms: Authority; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Students, primary; Students, secondary; Deviance/social control
  • Religion and the Assimilation of Mexican Americans.
    Lampe, Philip E. (1977)
    Review of Religious Research 18:3: 243-253.

    Analyzes 1973 questionnaire data from public & parochial school Mexican American 8th graders in San Antonio; in most respects parochial school students were more assimilated to American life.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; United States, Texas, San Antonio; Students, primary; Mexican Americans; Assimilation; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Assimilation and the School System.
    Lampe, Philip E. (1976)
    Sociological Analysis 37:3: 228-242.

    1973 study comparing assimilation patterns of parochial & public school 8th graders in San Antonio, Texas.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Mexican Americans; Students, primary; United States, Texas, San Antonio; Education; Assimilation
  • Vocations and Perceptions.
    Blasi, Anthony J. (1975)
    Sociological Analysis 36:1: 67-72.

    Analyzes 1973 questionnaire data from 8th & 9th grade Catholic male students in central Missouri.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, primary; Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Missouri; Vocation; Students, secondary
  • A Religious Factor in Secular Achievement among Blacks: The Case of Catholicism.
    Hunt, Larry L., and Janet G. Hunt (1975)
    Social Forces 53:4: 595-605.

    Analyzes 1968 interview data from 3rd-12th grade students in Baltimore public schools.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.; African Americans; United States, Maryland, Baltimore; Students, primary; Students, secondary
  • Religious Correlates of Teenage Drug Use.
    McLuckie, Benjamin F., Margaret Zahn, and Robert A. Wilson (1975)
    Journal of Drug Issues 5: 129-139.

    Analyzes 1970-71 questionnaire data from 7-12th graders in a U.S. state; shows Protestants & Catholics less likely than others to be users, but not less likely to be ex-users. Jews had higher rates of use. Attendance inversely predicted use.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Students, secondary; Drug; Protestant, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Students, primary
  • The Acculturation of Mexican Americans in Public and Parochial Schools.
    Lampe, Philip E. (1975)
    Sociological Analysis 36:1: 57-66.

    1973 study of 8th graders in San Antonio, Texas.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexican Americans; Education; Assimilation; Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Texas, San Antonio; Students, primary
  • Socialization into Inequality: Children's Perception of Occupational Status.
    Lauer, Robert H. (1974)
    Sociology and Social Resarch 58: 176-183.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from primary school students from a public & a Catholic school in a U.S. city; both groups ranked occupations in a way similar to the population at large.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Catholic, U.S.A.; Students, primary; Stratification; Education
  • Acolytes' Perceptions and Choice of the Sacerdotal Occupation: A Social Study of Role-Taking.
    Blasi, Anthony J. (1973)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Notre Dame. [DA 34:7 A, p. 4421]

    Analyzes 1973 questionnaire data from 8th & 9th grade Catholic male students in central Missouri.

    Associated Search Terms: Vocation; United States, Missouri; Catholic, U.S.A.; Students, secondary; Students, primary
  • Comparative Study of the Assimilation of Mexican Americans: Parochial Schools vs. Public Schools.
    Lampe, Philip E. (1973)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Louisiana State University. [DA 34:9 A, p. 6145]

    Analyzes 1973 questionnaire data from 8th graders; parochial school students were more assimilated, except in self-identification responses.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Assimilation; Mexican Americans; Students, primary; Education; United States, Texas, San Antonio
  • Family Influence on Commitment to the Priesthood: A Study of Altar Boys.
    Curcione, Nicholas R. (1973)
    Sociological Analysis 34:4: 265-280.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from 78 Catholic elementary school students in Los Angeles.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, California, Los Angeles; Family; Vocation; Students, primary
  • Religious Affiliation and Use of Drugs among Adolescent Students.
    Whitehead, Paul C. (1970)
    Journal for the scientific Study of Religion 9:2: 152-154. [Also in Stewart Crysdale and Les Wheatcroft (eds.) Religion in Canadian Society. Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1976, pp. 479-484]

    Analyzes questionnaire data from 7th grade-high school students in Halifax; reports % Protestants, Catholics, Jews, & nones using selected drugs.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Nova Scotia, Halifax; Students, secondary; Students, primary; Alcohol; Jewish, Canada; Atheist; Tobacco; Protestant, Canada; Drug; Catholic, Canada
  • Social Control Patterns and Religious Preference.
    Loveless, Eugene, and Francis Lodato (1967)
    Sociological Analysis 28:4: 226-228.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Protestant, Catholic, & Jewish 7th & 9th grade students in suburban New York City; uses a "generalized expectancy of reinforcement scale." Denominational differences among 7th graders disappear among 9th.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, primary; Socialization; Deviance/social control; Students, secondary; United States, New York, New York
  • Attitudes of Parents and Children Toward Desegregation.
    Sartain, James Auxford (1966)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Vanderbilt University. [DA 27:5 A, p. 1460]

    Analyzes 1955 questionnaire data from 7th & 11th graders, & interview data from parents, in Oak Ridge, Tennessee; high church involvement correlated with parents' favoring integration.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, primary; Integration (racial); United States, Tennessee, Oak Ridge; Students, secondary
  • Normative Value Differences between Public and Parochial School Adolescents.
    Dougherty, Denis (1965)
    Sociological Analysis 26:2: 96-109.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Education; United States, Missouri; Students, primary; Students, secondary
  • Religious Ritualism, Rigid Ethics, and Severity in Upbringing.
    Malewska, Hanna E. (1961)
    Polish Sociological Bulletin 1/2: 71-78.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from 12-13 year old students in Poland; shows a correlation between ethical strictness & religious socialization.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Students, primary; Moral
  • Priests and the Rising Generation of Priests in the Opinion of Brazilians.
    Busjan, Callistus (1961)
    Social Compass 8:4: 317-326. [Also in Jahrbuch des Instituts für christliche Sozialwissenschaften der westfällischen Wilhelms-Univrsität 1. Münster, 1960]

    Analyzes 1956 poll data from 7-12 year old elementary students, high school students, & adult laity; focuses on the image of Catholic priests.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Clergy image; Catholic, Brazil; Brazil; Students, primary
  • Personality Differences between Amish and non-Amish Children.
    Smith, Elmer Lewis (1958)
    Rural Sociology 23:4: 371-376.

    Analyzes personality inventory data from 7th & 8th grade students in 2 rural schools in southeast Pennsylvania.

    Associated Search Terms: Amish, U.S.A.; United States, Pennsylvania; Rural; Students, primary
  • Parochial School. A Sociological Study.
    Fichter, Joseph H. (1958)
    Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press. [Garden City, New York: Doubleday-Anchor, 1964]

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Indiana, South Bend; Students, primary; Teachers; Education; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Religious Training in the Roman Catholic Family.
    Thomas, John L. (1951)
    American Journal of Sociology 57:2: 176-183.

    Reports data from a 1950 survey of 1st grade students in American Catholic schools.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Family; Students, primary; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Age Differences in Religious Beliefs and Problems During Adolescence.
    Kuhlen, Raymond G., and Martha Arnold (1944)
    Journal of Genetic Psychology 65; 291-300.

    Analyzes questionnaire data about religious beliefs from 6th, 9th, & 12th grade students.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Students, primary; Belief
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