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  • The Church of Colonial Connecticut: A Case Study.
    Hull, Brooks B., and Gerald F. Moran (1999)
    Review of Religious Research 41: 165-183.

    Associated Search Terms: Market model; Membership; United States, Connecticut
  • Cohesiveness and Coherence: Religion and the Health of the Elderly.
    Idler, Ellen L. (1994)
    New York: Garland.

    Analyzes 1982 interview data from elderly residents in New Haven; finds positive health effects of religion.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Connecticut, New Haven; Gerontology; Medical
  • Church-agency Relationships and Social Service Networks in the Black Community of New Haven.
    Chang, Patricia Mei Yin, David R. Williams, Ezra E.H. Griffith, and John L. Young (1994)
    Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 23:2: 91-105. [Also in Nicholas J. Demerath III, Peter Dobkin Hall, Terry Schmitt, & Rhys H. Williams (eds.), Sacred Companies. Organizational Aspects... (NY: Oxford University Press, 1998), pp. 340-348]

    Examines the Black churches in New Haven as facilitators in the delivery of psychological services.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Connecticut, New Haven; Mental health; African Americans; Social services
  • Religion, Disability, Depression, and the Timing of Death.
    Idler, Ellen L., and Stanislav V. Kasl (1992)
    American Journal of Sociology 97:4: 1052-1079.

    Analyzes 1982 interview data from independently living elderly people in New Haven; shows religious involvement favorably affecting health, especially prior to major religious holidays.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Gerontology; United States, Connecticut, New Haven; Death
  • Religion and Psychological Distress in a Community Sample.
    Williams, David R., David B. Larson, Robert E. Buckler, Richard C. Heckmann, and Carolina M. Pyle (1991)
    Social Science and Medicine 32:11: 1257-1262.

    Analyzes 1967 & '69 New Haven panel interview data; '67 religiosity predicted good '69 psychological stress scores, but not if '67 stress scores were controlled for. Public religion didn't prevent but helped cope with stress.

    Associated Search Terms: Mental health; Coping; United States, Connecticut, New Haven; Stress
  • A Preliminary Time Series Analysis of Church Activity in Colonial Woodbury, Connecticut.
    Hull, Brooks B., and Gerald F. Moran (1989)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 28:4: 478-492.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Connecticut, Woodbury; Historical
  • Religious Involvement and the Health of the Elderly: Some Hypotheses and an Initial Test.
    Idler, Ellen L. (1987)
    Social Forces 66: 226-238.

    Analyzes 1982 interview data from elderly residents of New Haven; shows an inverse relationship between public religious involvement & disability.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Connecticut, New Haven; Medical; Gerontology
  • Varieties of Religious Presence. Mission in Public Life.
    Roozen, David A., William McKinney, and Jackson W. Carroll (1984)
    New York: Pilgrim.

    Compares differing kinds of local church in the same community.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Connecticut, Hartford; Community study; Parish
  • Organized Religion as Opiate or Prophetic Stimulant: A Study of American and English Assessments of Social Justice in Two Urban Settings.
    Perkins, H. Wesley (1983)
    Review of Religious Research 24:3: 206-224.

    Analyzes 1975 interview data from New Haven, Connecticut, & London, England; shows religious identity related to concern for justice, after controlling for conventionality.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Connecticut, New Haven; Conventionality; Comparative; Great Britain, London; Comfort; Justice; Conformity; Religiosity
  • On the Specificity of Social Alienation: An Exploratory Investigation in England and the United States.
    Perkins, H. Wesley (1982)
    Sociology and Social Research 66: 399-417.

    Analyzes 1975 interview data from New Haven, Connecticut, & London, England; includes an item on feeling that one is a part of organized religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; United States, Connecticut, New Haven; Alienation; Great Britain, London
  • A Tale of Two Congregations. Commitment and Social Structure in a Charismatic and Mainline Congregation.
    McGaw, Douglas B., and Elliott Wright (1981)
    Hartford, Connecticut: Hartford Seminary Foundation.

    Based on participant-observation & questionnaire data from 2 congregations in New England, collected in the mid-1970s.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Pentecostal, neo; United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; United States, Connecticut, Hartford
  • Meaning and Belonging in a Charismatic Congregation: An Investigation into Sources of Neo-pentecostal Success.
    McGaw, Douglas B. (1980)
    Review of Religious Research 21:3: 284-301.

    Belonging is found to be as important as meaning.

    Associated Search Terms: United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; United States, Connecticut, Hartford; Pentecostal, neo; Parish; Meaning; Membership
  • For Christ's Sake: A Study of Key '73 in New England.
    Newman, William M., and William V. D'Antonio (1978)
    Review of Religious Research 19:2: 139-153.

    Based on interview data from clergy in 2 Connecticut cities where liberal & conservative denominations were to co-operate in a mass evangelism campaign; it did not bridge significant interchurch chasms.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecumenism; United States, Connecticut; Proselytizing
  • Divided We Stand: Institutional Religion as a Reflection of Pluralism and Integration in America.
    Anderson, Arthur L. (1978)
    Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt.

    Associated Search Terms: Community study; United States, Connecticut, Fairfield; Pluralism; Integration (social)
  • A Sociological Study of Team Ministry in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford, Connecticut.
    MacDonald, Allan Francis (1978)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Catholic University of America. [DA 39:5 A, p. 3157]

    Based on interview & questionnaire data; focuses on organizational environment of team ministries.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy role; Organization; United States, Connecticut, Hartford; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Job Satisfaction and Personality Characteristics of the Diocesan Priesthood of the State of Connecticut.
    Cusack, Andrew Thomas (1973)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, St. John's University. [DA 34:7 A, p. 3984]

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Catholic diocesan clergy in Connecticut; finds, inter alia, those with special assignments most, pastors less, & assistant pastors least satisfied with their jobs.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Job satisfaction; Clergy; United States, Connecticut
  • Organizational Climates and Careers. The Work Lives of Priests.
    Hall, Douglas T., and Benjamin Schneider (1973)
    New York: Seminar Press.

    Analyzes 1968 interview data from diocesan priests of the Hartford, Connecticut, Archdiocese.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Connecticut, Hartford; Clergy; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • The Role of Assignment Characteristics in the Career Experiences of Diocesan Priests.
    Schneider, Benjamin, and Douglas T. Hall (1970)
    In Willis E. Bartlett (ed.) Evolving Religious Careers. Washington: Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate.

    Based on questionnaire data from Hartford Archdiocesan priests.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Clergy role; Catholic, U.S.A.; Job satisfaction; United States, Connecticut, Hartford
  • Knowledge, Danger, Certainty and the Theory of Magic.
    Lewis, Lionel Stanley (1963)
    American Journal of Sociology 69:1: 7-12.

    Analyzes 1960 interview data from New Haven area low-income mothers of seriously ill children; focuses on the effects of knowledge, perceived danger, & certainty of cure on the resort to magic.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Magic; United States, Connecticut, New Haven
  • Church Commitment in an American Suburb: An Analysis of the Decision to Join.
    Nash, Dennison, and Peter L. Berger (1962)
    Archives de sociologie des religions 13: 105-120.

    Studies people who joined 3 Congregationalist churches in a suburban community adjacent to Hartford, Connecticut (U.S.A.).

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Connecticut, Hartford; Conversion; Congregational, U.S.A.; Suburb
  • The Child, the Family, and the Religious Revival in Suburbia.
    Nash, Dennison, and Peter L. Berger (1962)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 2:1: 85-93.

    Analyzes 1960 data from 3 churches in a Hartford, Connecticut, suburb; focuses on joining.

    Associated Search Terms: Membership; Conversion; Children; Revival periods; Family; Suburb; United States, Connecticut, Hartford; Congregational, U.S.A.
  • Single or Triple Melting Pot? Intermarriage in New Haven, 1870-1950.
    Kennedy, Ruby Jo Reeves (1952)
    American Journal of Sociology 58:1: 56-59.

    Examines New Haven marriage records for 1870, 1900, 1930, 1940, & 1950.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.; Marriage; United States, Connecticut, New Haven; Ethnic; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Church Real Estate. A Study in Church Reputability.
    Chapman, Stanley H. (1948)
    American Journal of Economics and Sociology 7:4: 439-460.

    Examination of the location & values of church properties in New Haven, Connecticut.

    Associated Search Terms: Community study; Stratification; Economic; Ecology; United States, Connecticut, New Haven
  • The Incidence of Jewish Intermarriage in Europe and America.
    Barron, Milton L. (1946)
    American Sociological Review 11:1: 6-13.

    Analyzes data from Derby, Connecticut, & reviews the literature on Jewish-Gentile intermarriage in Europe, Canada, & U.S.A.; sees no evidence of an increasing rate of exogamy for Jews.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Marriage; United States, Connecticut, Derby
  • Church Schools. Some Factors in the Relation among Private, Public, and Parochial Schools.
    Chapman, Stanley H. (1945)
    Journal of Educational Sociology 18:6: 340-350.

    Presents the property values & class contexts of public, private, & parochial schools in New Haven; the parochial schools (Orthodox & Roman Catholic) are generally associated with the lower classes.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; United States, Connecticut, New Haven; Ecology; Education
  • Spatial Fixity in New Have Churches.
    Chapman, Stanley H. (1945)
    Sociology and Social Research 29:3: 213-217.

    Study of the location & fixity of Congregational, Episcopal, Lutheran, Methodist, Presbyterian, & Catholic churches in New Haven, Connecticut; focuses on placements & staying power in upper class neighborhoods.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Connecticut, New Haven; Stratification; Ecology; Urban; Community study
  • The Contemporary Pastorate. Some Sociological Implications of the Proximity of Ministerial Residence to Church Locations.
    Chapman, Stanley H. (1944)
    American Sociological Review 9: 597-602.

    1942 study of New Haven, Connecticut.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy residence; United States, Connecticut, New Haven
  • The Minister: Professional Man of the Church.
    Chapman,Stanley H. (1944)
    Social Forces 23:2: 202-206.

    Focuses on the background & status of the clergy, & reviews available information for the U.S., with several references to New Haven.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy role; Clergy; United States, Connecticut, New Haven; United States, Connecticut
  • The Development of the Catholic Church in New Haven, Connecticut.
    Chapman, Stanley H. (1944)
    American Catholic Sociological Review 5:3: 161-168.

    Analyzes 1941-42 data, with comparative information on other denominations in New Haven.

    Associated Search Terms: Community study; Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Connecticut, New Haven
  • Single or Triple Melting Pot? Intermarriage Trends in New Haven, 1870-1940.
    Kennedy, Ruby Jo Reeves (1944)
    American Journal of Sociology 49: 331-339.

    Examines 9,044 New Haven marriage records for 1870, 1900, 1930, & 1940.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Ethnic; Marriage; Protestant, U.S.A.; United States, Connecticut, New Haven; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Studies of Suburbanization in Connecticut. Agricultural Experimentation Station Bulletin 212.
    Whetten, Nathan Laselle, and Edward Clifton Devereux, Jr. (1936)
    Storrs, Connecticut: Agricultural Experimentation Station, Connecticut State College, pp. 109-112.

    Observes the tendency of geographical mobility to reduce rates of church membership. Focuses on Windsor, near Hartford.

    Associated Search Terms: Community study; United States, Connecticut, Windsor; Mobility (geographical)
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Citation data are provided by Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame; University of Texas at San Antonio).

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