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  • The origins of religious homophily in a medium and large school.
    Cook, J. Benjamin, Philip Schwadel, and Jacob E. Cheadle (2017)
    Review of Religious Research 59:1: 65-80.

    Analyzes 1994 & '95 in-school questionnaire data from 7-12 grade students in 2 schools, larger than ones studied in the past, that were involved in he National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (U.S.A.) survey. Religion of friends affects respondents' religion, leading to homophily, in contrast to what occurs in small schools.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Socialization; Network; Homophily
  • The perceived role of Islamic religiosity in minorities' educational success in Belgium. A cure or curse?
    Van Praag, Lore, Orhan Agirdag, Peer Aj Sevens, and Mieke van Houte (2016)
    Social Compass 63:4: 529-546.

    Based on 2009-11 interviews with Muslim students in 3 secondary schools in Flanders. They cited skill of memorization, friendship networks, and avoidance of drugs and alcohol as helpful in school.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Belgium; Students, secondary; Belgium; Assimilation; Education
  • Religious quest orientation and anti-gay sentimen: Nuancing the relationship between relgiosity and negative attitudes toward homosexuality among young Muslims and Christians in Flanders.
    Droogenbroeck, Filip Van, Bram Spruyt, Jessy Siongers, and Gil Keppens (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:4: 787-799.

    Analyzes 2013 questionnaire data from secondary level students in the Dutch-speaking part of Belgium. For both Christian & Muslim students, a "quest" measure (openness to religious rethinking) inversely predicted negative views of homosexuality, while other measures of religiosity positively predicted them.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Quest; Doubt; Belgium, Flanders; Students, secondary
  • Investigating the connection between science and this-worldly oriented superstition: A research note on the case of school adolescents in urban China.
    Hu, Anning (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:4: 575-586.

    Analyzes 2009 questionnaire data from junior high school students in Chinese cities. Scientific orientation & knowledge was inversely related to a magical or superstitious orientation.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; China; Magic; Science
  • Racial/ethnic variations in the consequences of religious participation for academic achievement at elite colleges and universities.
    Owens, Jayanti (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:1: 80-112.

    Analyzes 1999 interview & 2000-03 follow-up telephone interview data from students at 28 U.S. selective colleges & universities. High school religious practice predicts college grade point averages. For Latino & to some extent African Americans participation in religious groups during college improve grade point averages.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Students, undergraduate; Practice; Latino Americans; Education; Campus ministry; African Americans
  • Relationship between dimensions of religiosity, authoritarianism, and moral authority.
    Teymoori, Ali, Arash Heydari, and Hedayat Nasiri (2014)
    Social Compass 61:1: 92-107.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from a mixed population of high school & college students in Semirorn City, Isfahan, Iran. The supposed authoritarianism of religious people can be accounted for by reference to external authorities on the consequential dimension of religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Iran; Students, undergraduate; Consequential dimension; Authoritarianism; Dimensions of religiosity; Shi'ite, Iran; Students, secondary
  • Religious coping and depression in young adulthood: Effects of global stress exposure and pre-teenage religious service attendance.
    Eliassen, A. Henry (2013)
    Review of Religious Reseach 55:3:413-433.

    Analyzes 1990-2000 panel interview data from Miami-Date County, Florida, middle & high school students. Early regular religious exposure & high global stress exposure are preconditions for a relationship between current religious coping & depression symptoms in young female adults. The relationship is an inverted U.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Florida, Miami; Depression; Stress; Students, secondary; Young adults
  • The association between sucidal ideation, explicit religion and implicit religion: An empirical enquiry among 13 to 15 year-old adolescents.
    Francis, Leslie J. (2013)
    Implicit Religion 16:1: 93-109.

    Operationalizes implicit religion as believing one can be a good Christian without attending church. analyzes questionnaire data from English & Welsh 13-15 year old students. Implicit religion was not associated with lower levels of suicide ideation.

    Associated Search Terms: Suicide; Adolescents; Great Britain, England; Great Britain, Wales; Implicit religion; Practice; Students, secondary
  • The "friendship dynamics of religion," or the "religious dynamics of friendship"? A social network analysis of adolescents who attend small schools.
    Cheadle, Jacob E., and Philip Schwadel (2012)
    Social Science Research 41:5: 1198-1212.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Homophily; Network; Students, secondary
  • The Influence of Religion on Adolescent Family Life in England: An Explanatory Study of the Views of Young People and Parents.
    Horwath, Jan, Janet Lees, and Peter Sidebotham (2012)
    Social Compass 59:2: 257-275.

    British adolescents had religious beliefs, based on family & peer expectations rather than on church authorities'.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Family; Students, secondary; Adolescents; Focus group
  • Religious socialization among Malaysian Muslim adolescents: A family structure comparison.
    Krauss, Steven Eric, Azimi Hamzah, Ismi Arif Ismail, Turiman Suandi, Siti Rabaah Hamzah, Dzuhailmi Dahalan, and Fazilah Idris (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 54:4: 499-518.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from greater Kuala Lumpur area Muslim secondary school students. Most factors predicting religiosity did so more strongly for children from 2-parent families.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Islam, Malaysia; Socialization; Students, secondary; Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur
  • Religious Socialization and Church Attendance in the Netherlands from 1983 to 2007: A Panel Study.
    Vermeer, Paul, Jacques Janssen, and Joep de Hart (2011)
    Social Compass 58:3: 373-392.

    Based on a 1983 study of secondary students & a 2007 follow-up. Church attendance during secondary school was not a good prediction of adult religious involvement.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Netherlands; Panel study; Practice; Students, secondary; Socialization
  • The Teenage Religion and Values Survey in England and Wales.
    Robbins, Mandy, and Leslie J. Francis (2010)
    In Sylvia Collins-Mayo and Pink Dandelion (eds.) Religion and Youth. Surrey, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 47-54.

    Summarizes late 1990s questionnaire data from secondary students in England & Wales.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Prayer; Belief; Students, secondary; Membership
  • Young People and Religion in France.
    Béraud, Céline, and Jean-Paul Willaime (2010)
    In Giuseppe Giordan (ed.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Vol. 1: Youth and Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 163-191.

    Overview based on previous surveys of French youth; adds interview & questionnaire data from secondary students.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Youth; Belief; Salience; France; Practice
  • Believers in Progress. Youth and Religion in Italy.
    Giordan, Giuseppe (2010)
    In Giuseppe Giordan (ed.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Vol. 1: Youth and Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 353-381.

    Based on 2004 questionnaire data from a nearly total population of youth in Aosta, Italy. Factor analysis shows three components in the data: practice, pluralism, & identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Students, secondary; Factor analysis; Identity; Italy, Aosta Valley; Pluralism
  • 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
  • Catholic Schooling, Protestant Schooling, and Religious Commitment in Young Adulthood.
    Uecker, Jeremy E. (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:2: 353-367.

    Analyzes 1994-2002 panel interview data from '94-95 7-12 grade students; Protestant school enrollment predicted more young adult religiosity, Catholic school enrollment did not.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Adolescents; Students, secondary; Panel study
  • 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
  • God Images and Moral Values among Protestant and Catholic Adolescents in Northern Ireland.
    Francis, Leslie J., and Mandy Robbins (2007)
    In Pierre Hegy (ed.) What Do We Imagine God to Be? The Function of "God Images" in Our Lives. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, pp. 109-122..

    Based on questionnaire data from Northern Ireland secondary students. A more favorable image of God is related to strictness of moral values.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Northern Ireland; God, image of; Students, secondary; Moral
  • God Images and Empathy. A Study among Secondary School Pupils in England.
    Francis, Leslie J. (2007)
    In Pierre Hegy (ed.)What Do We Imagine God to Be? The Function of "God Images" in Our Lives. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, pp. 67-88.

    Based on questionnaire data from English secondary students. Favorable images of God correlate with empathy scores & gender.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Great Britain, England; God, image of; Empathy
  • Religion: soutien divin et tension psychologique.
    Sigfusdottir, Inga Dora, Thorolfur Thorlindsson, and Thoroddur Bjarnason (2007)
    Social Compass 54:3: 473-492.

    Analyzes 1997 questionnaire data from Icelandic secondary school students. Belief that God is a support reduces delinquency among adolescents who are under the strain of family conflict.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Delinquency; Deviance/social control; Iceland; Belief
  • Losing my Religion: The Social Sources of Religious Decline in Early Adulthood.
    Uecker, Jeremy E., Mark D. Regnerus, and Margaret L. Vaaler (2007)
    Social Forces 85:4: 1667-1691.

    Analyzes 1994-95 & 2001-02 panel interview data from '94-95 grade 7-12 U.S. students. Practice but not religiosity decline in early adulthood; the deline is furthered by drug abuse & non-normative sexual activity, lessend by higher education & marriage.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Practice; Drug; Panel study; Age; Education; Family; Life course; Marriage; Young adults
  • 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
  • Behavior and Implicit Religion beyond the Churches: Religion, Superstition, Luck and Fear among 13-15 year-old Girls in Wales.
    Francis, Leslie J., Mandy Robbins, and Emyr Williams (2006)
    Implicit Religion 9:1: 74-89.

    A comparison of churched & unchurched girls showed more belief in the unchurched.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Great Britain, Wales; Students, secondary
  • 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
  • Familial and Religious Influences on Adolescent Alcohol Use: A Multi-Level Study of Students and School Communities.
    Bjarnason, Thoroddur, Thorolfur Thorlindsson, Inga D. Sigfusdottir, and Michael R. Welch (2005)
    Social Forces 84:1: 375-390.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Icelandic 10th grade (15-16 year old) secondary school students; religious participation inversely predicts alcohol use, while schools with more religiously practicing parents inversely predicted girls' alcohol use.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Alcohol; Iceland; Socialization
  • 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
  • On the Boundaries of the State and the State of Boundaries in Iran.
    Godazgar, Hossein, and Laleh Fathi (2005)
    Social Compass 52:2: 115-129.

    Analyzes 2002-03 questionnaire data from female secondary students in West Azarbaijan Province, Iran. Students maintained friendships across religion/ethnic boundaries, despite governmental policies.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Shi'ite, Iran; Sunni, Iran; Pluralism; Iran, West Azarbaijan; Azerian Iranians; Armenian Apostolic Church, Iran; Women; Kurdish Iranians
  • Staying on Track in School: Religious Influences in High and Low-risk Settings.
    Regnerus, Mark D., and Glen H. Elder, Jr. (2003)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 42:4: 633-649.

    Religious involvement among 7-12th grade students does not change by class, but in poverty areas it supports educational progress.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Stratification; Adolescents; Students, secondary
  • A Longitudinal Study of Religious Doubts in High School and Beyond: Relationships, Stability, and Searching for Answers.
    Hunsberger, Bruce E., Michael Pratt, and S. Mark Pancer (2002)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 41:2: 255-266.

    1997 & '99 longitudinal survey study of Ontario '97 high school seniors; moderate doubt was common. Greater doubt was related to problematic family contexts. Doubt was related to practice.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Canada, Ontario; Adolescents; Longitudinal; Students, secondary; Doubt
  • Religion and the Life Attitudes and Self-Images of American Adolescents.
    Smith, Christian, and Robert Faris (2002)
    Chapel Hill, North Carolina: National Study of Youth and Religion.

    Analyzes 1996 survey data from American adolescents (12th graders). Religious participation & salience correlate with positive self-images & attitudes.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Education; Practice; Life satisfaction; Salience; Self concept; Adolescents
  • Croyants non pratiquants: la religiosité de la jeunesse iranienne et ses implications pour la théorie de la sécularisation.
    Serajzadeh, Seyed Hossein (2002)
    Social Compass 49:1: 111-132.

    Based on religiosity questionnaire data from Tehran high school students; 20 years after the Islamic revolution they seem to be firm believers but not very likely to observe Muslim practices.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Students, secondary; Iran, Tehran; Belief; Dimensions of religiosity
  • Religion and American Adolescent Delinquency, Risk Behaviors and Constructive Social Activities.
    Smith, Christian, and Robert Faris (2002)
    Chapel Hill, North Carolina: National Study of Youth and Religion.

    Analyzes 1996 survey data from American adolescents (grade 12 students). Religious participation is shown to have benign correlates.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Adolescents; Delinquency; Athletics; Practice; Drug; Tobacco; Students, secondary; Alcohol; Voluntarism
  • Mapping American Adoelscent Religious Participation.
    Smith, Christian, Melinda Lundquist Denton, Robert Faris, and Mark Regnerus (2002)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 41:4: 597-612.

    Presents descriptive 1990s poll data from American adolescents.

    Associated Search Terms: Age; United States; Adolescents; Practice; Membership; Youth groups; Sex; Race; United States, regions; Students, secondary
  • Attitudes of high school students and teachers towards Muslims and Islam in a southeastern Australian community.
    Haque, Amber (2001)
    Intercultural Education 12:2: 185-196.

    Associated Search Terms: Teachers; Islam, Australia; Prejudice, anti-Islamic; Australia; Education; Students, secondary
  • Shaping Schooling Success: Religious Socialization and Educational Outcomes in Metropolitan Public Schools.
    Regnerus, Mark D. (2000)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 39:3: 363-370.

    Analyzes 1990 survey data from urban schools in the U.S.; more religiously involved students had higher educational attainment expectations & educational achievement scores.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Students, secondary
  • Education and Collective Identity: Public Schooling of Hare Krishna Youth.
    Rochford, E. Burke, Jr. (1999)
    In Susan Palmer and C. Hardman (eds.) Children in New Religions. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 29-50.

    The Hare Krishna schools were phased out in the early 1980s due to finances, & Hare Krishna children attended other schools. Questionnaire & open-ended interview data from high school students after the change; public but not private religiosity eroded.

    Associated Search Terms: Hare Krishna; Religiosity; Identity; Education; Stigma; Students, secondary; Socialization
  • Religion and Delinquency: The Relationship after Considering Family and Peer Influences.
    Benda, Brent B., and Robert Flynn Corwyn (1997)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 36:1: 81-92.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from high school students, mostly in Arkansas; religiosity negatively predicts status offenses (vs. crimes) until measures of social control are introduced.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Arkansas; Religiosity; Delinquency; Students, secondary; Social control
  • 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
  • Religion as Context: Hellfire and Delinquency one More Time.
    Stark, Rodney (1996)
    Sociology of Religion 57:2: 163-173.

    Analyzes 1980 questionnaire data from U.S. high school seniors; finds a macro inverse relation between church attendance rates & trouble with the law, outside the Pacific region.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecology; Drug; Alcohol; Students, secondary; Delinquency; United States
  • The Ethnic Church, Ethnic Identification, and the Social Adjustment of Vietnamese Adolescents.
    Bankston, Carl L. III, and Min Zhou (1996)
    Review of Religious Research 38;1: 18-37.

    Analyzes 1994 survey data from Vietnamese American high school students in New Orleans; church participation & church education enhanced ethnic identity & school performance.

    Associated Search Terms: Vietnamese Americans; Students, secondary; Practice; Education; Identity; Migrant; United States, Louisiana, New Orleans; Ethnic
  • Learning to Care.
    Wuthnow, Robert (1995)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on interviews with U.S. high school students involved in voluntary service; religion is a resource.

    Associated Search Terms: Voluntarism; Students, secondary; Socialization; Charities
  • Risk and Religion: An Explanation of Gender Differences in Religisoity.
    Miller, Alan S., and John P. Hoffmann (1995)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 34:1: 63-75.

    Analyzes survey data from American high school students; shows risk preference explaining some of the gender religiosity difference.

    Associated Search Terms: Sex; Gender; Risk preference; Students, secondary
  • Preferences, Constraints, and Choices in Religious Markets: An Explanation of Religious Switchers and Apostasy.
    Sherkat, Darren E., and John Wilson (1995)
    Social Forces 73:3: 993-1026.

    Develops a theoretical model that goes beyond the atomism of rational choice theory & incorporates family & organizational variables; analyzes 1965 & '73 panel data from '65 U.S. high school seniors.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Family; Disaffiliation; Mobility (vertical); Students, secondary; Rational choice theory
  • Religious Socialization and Female Subjectivity: Religious-Zionist Adolescent Girls in Israel.
    Rapoport, Tamar, Yoni Garb, and Anat Penso (1995)
    Sociology of Education 68:1: 48-61.

    Based on interviews with 37 students in a religious public boarding secondary school for girls in Israel; explores the socialization into religiosity & Jewish gender roles.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Jewish, Israel; Education; Israel; Socialization; Gender role; Women
  • Religious Participation, Ethnic Identifiction, and the Adaptation of Vietnamese Adolescents in an Immigrant Community.
    Bankston, Carl L. III, and Min Zhou (1995)
    Sociological Quarterly 36:3: 523-534.

    1994 questionnaire data from Vietnamese high school students in New Orleans show religious participation enhances ethnic identity & thus school achievement.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Students, secondary; United States, Louisiana, New Orleans; Ethnic; Vietnamese Americans
  • Flygande tefat, spöken och sanndrömmar. Ungdomars syn pa paranormala företeelser.
    Sjödin, Ulf (1994)
    Uppsala: Uppsala universitet Teologiska institutionen.

    Analyzes 1992 questionnaire data from Swedish high school student sin Stockholm & 3 rural settings; compares students' interest levels in paranormal phenomena by churched & non-churched area, sex, & professional program & vocational students.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden; Students, secondary; Occult; Paranormal
  • Religion and Adolescent Drug Use: A Comparison of Mormons and Other Religions.
    Bahr, Stephen J. (1994)
    In Marie Cornwall, Tim B. Heaton, and Lawrence A. Young (eds.), Contemporary Mormonism. Social Science Perspectives. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, pp. 118-137.

    Analyzes 1984-87 questionnaire data from American high school students; Mormons use cigarettes, alcohol, & other drugs less than others; religious activity levels inversely relate to substance use.

    Associated Search Terms: Alcohol; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Religiosity; Social control; Students, secondary; Mormon, U.S.A.; Drug
  • Perceived Parents' Religiosity, Friends' Drinkng, and Hellfire: A Panel Study of Adolescent Drinking.
    Burkett, Steven R. (1993)
    Review of Religious Research 35:2: 134-154.

    Analyzes 1980-82 longitudinal questionnaire data from high school students in a northwest U.S. city; shows parents' religiosity having no direct effect on delinquency, but an effect mediated through respondents' religiosity & selection of friends.

    Associated Search Terms: Alcohol; Religiosity; Socialization; Students, secondary; Delinquency; Network
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