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  • Sweet Land of Liberty. The Gay Marriage Amendment in Nevada.
    Damore, David F., Ted G. Jelen, and Michael W. Bowers (2007)
    In Paul A. Djupe and Laura R. Olson (eds.) Religious Interests in Community Conflict. Beyond Culture Wars. Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, pp. 51-71.

    Examines a successful campaign to effectively ban same-sex marriages in Nevada, 2000-2002.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Nevada; Politics, U.S.A.; Marriage; Homosexuality
  • Desert Pilgrimage: Liminality, Transfomation, and Other at the Burning Man Festival.
    Gilmore, Lee (2006)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) On the Road to Being There. Studies in Pilgrimage and Tourism in Late Modernity. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, pp. 125-158.

    Ethnography & survey of a secular pilgrimage.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; United States, Nevada, Black Rock Desert; Communitas; Turner, Victor; Liminality; Pilgrimage; Turner, Edith
  • Religion in the Pacific region: Demographic patterns.
    Roof, Wade Clark (2005)
    In Wade Clark Roof and Mark Silk (eds.) Religion & Public Life in the Pacific Region. Fluid Identites. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 25-56.

    Provides data for the pacific region & its 3 states--California, Nevada, & Hawaii, s well as comparative data for the U.S.A. as a whole. Reports political & moral attitudes.

    Associated Search Terms: Demography; United States, Nevada; United States, Hawaii; United States, California; United States; Politics, U.S.A.; Membership; Moral
  • Religion and Gambling in Sin-city: A Statistical Analysis of the Relationship between Religion and Gambling Patterns in Las Vegas Residents.
    Diaz, Joseph D. (2000)
    Social Science Journal 37:3: 453-458.

    Associated Search Terms: Gambling; United States, Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Consumer Protection and Deviant Religion: A Case Study.
    Richardson, James T. (1986)
    Review of Religious Research 28:2: 168-179.

    Analysis of attempted anti-cult legislation in Nevada.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Deviance/social control; Anti-cult movement; United States, Nevada
  • Public Support for Anti-cult Legislation.
    Richardson, James T., and Barend van Driel (1984)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 23:4: 412-418.

    Analyzes telephone survey data from the Reno area, after anti-cult bills had been introduced into the Nevada legislature & the Unification Church had established a presence.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Nevada, Reno; Anti-cult movement; Politics, U.S.A.
  • The "Old Right" in Action: Mormon and Catholic Involvement in an Equal Rights Amendment Referendum.
    Richardson, James T. (1984)
    In David G. Bromley and Anson Shupe (eds.) New Christian Politics. Macon, Georgia: Mercer University Press, pp. 213-233.

    A 1978 study in Nevada.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Nevada; Women; Mormon, U.S.A.
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