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  • Beyond the Synagogue Walls.
    Davidman, Lynn (2003)
    In Michele Dillon (ed.) Handbook of the Sociology of Religion. New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 261-275.

    Based on a small number of interviews in Providence, Rhode Island; focuses on practice among Jews not attached to a synagogoue.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Jewish, U.S.A.; United States, Rhode Island, Providence
  • Dimensions of giving: Volunteer activity and contributions of the Jewish women of Rhode Island.
    Goldstein, Alice (1991)
    In Barry A. Kosmin and Paul Ritterband (eds.) Contemporary Jewish Philanthrpy in America. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, p. 93-115.

    Associated Search Terms: Volunteering; Contributions; Jewish, U.S.A.; United States, Rhode Island
  • The Changing Influence of Religion on U.S. Fertility: Evidence from Rhode Island.
    Williams, Linda B., and Basil G. Zimmer (1990)
    Demography 27:3: 475-481.

    Analyzes 1967 & '80 interview data from married women in Providence; active Catholics had higher fertility rates than inactive Catholics & others.

    Associated Search Terms: Fertility; Practice; Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Rhode Island, Providence
  • Social Factors Affecting Cultural, National and Religious Ethnicity: A Study of Suburban Italian-Americans.
    Roche, John Patrick (1984)
    Ethnic Groups 6: 27-45.

    Analyzes interview data from Italian Americans in 2 Providence, Rhode Island, suburbs; shows assimilation.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Italian Americans; United States, Rhode Island, Providence; Generations; Stratification; Assimilation
  • Socioreligious Factors in Fertility Decline.
    Bouvier, Leon F., and S.L.N. Rao (1975)
    Cambridge, Massachusetts: Ballinger (Lippincott).

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Fertility; United States, Rhode Island
  • Socioeconomic Correlations of Attitudes toward Abortion in Rhode Island: 1971.
    Rao, S.L.N., and Leon F. Bouvier (1974)
    American Journal of Public Health 64: 765-774.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Rhode Island; Denomination (organizational entity); Stratification; Abortion
  • Women's Attitudes Toward Employment and Family Roles.
    Dowdall, Jean A. (1974)
    Sociological Analysis 35:4: 251-262.

    Analyzes 1968-69 interview data from women in Providence, Rhode Island; shows ethnicity but not religion affecting attitudes of working-class women toward women's employment & family roles.

    Associated Search Terms: Work; Women; United States, Rhode Island, Providence; Ethnic
  • Residence and Religious Participation in a Catholic Setting.
    Bouvier, Leon F., and Robert H. Weller (1974)
    Sociological Analysis 35:4: 273-281.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Practice; Ecology; Urban; United States, Rhode Island
  • The Fertility of Rhode Island Catholics: 1968-1969.
    Bouvier, Leon F. (1973)
    Sociological Analysis 34:2: 124-139.

    Data from 1968-69 Rhode Island households show that Catholics had higher fertility expectations than others, but that the differences were smaller than in the recent past.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Fertility; United States, Rhode Island
  • Catholics and Contraception.
    Bouvier, Leon F. (1972)
    Journal of Marriage and the Family 34:3: 514-522.

    Based on 1968 interview data from Rhode Island housewives; Catholics, other than younger respondents, were more likely to use the natural, or "Rhythm," method.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Rhode Island; Catholic, U.S.A.; Birth control
  • The Three R's: Residence, Religion and Reproduction.
    Weller, Robert H., and Leon F. Bouvier (1972)
    Demography 9:2: 231-240.

    Analyzes 1967-69 survey data from Rhode Island; focuses on Catholic/non-Catholic differences.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Fertility; Urban; United States, Rhode Island; Practice; Family size
  • The Effect of Catholicism on the Fertility of Rhode Island Women: 1968-1969.
    Bouvier, Leon F. (1971)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Brown University. [DA 32:9 A, p. 5351]

    Analyzes 1968-69 interview data from Rhode Island households; employs questions about family size & contraception.

    Associated Search Terms: Fertility; United States, Rhode Island; Birth control; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Clergymen's Subjective Feelings of Competence When Dealing with Emotionally Disturbed People.
    Larson, Richard F. (1969)
    Review of Religious Research 10:3: 140-150.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from clergy in Rhode Island & Oklahoma; finds different propensities to refer people to psychiatrists by state & denomination.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.; United States, Oklahoma; United States, Rhode Island; Clergy role; Mental health
  • Jewish Americans: Three Generations in a Jewish Community.
    Goldstein, Sidney, and Calvin Goldscheider (1968)
    Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall.

    Analyzes interview data from Jewish households in Providence, Rhode Island.

    Associated Search Terms: Community study; United States, Rhode Island, Providence; Generations; Jewish, U.S.A.
  • Fertility of the Jews.
    Goldscheider, Calvin (1967)
    Demography 4: 196-209.

    Reviews previous studies; focuses in particular on 20th century Providence, Rhode Island.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Rhode Island, Providence; Fertility; Jewish, U.S.A.
  • Psychiatric Orientations of a Selected Sample of New England Clergy.
    Larson, Richard F. (1965)
    Mental Hygiene 49:3: 341-346.

    Analyzes 1963 questionnaire data from clergy in Rhode Island; shows class background & undergraduate training explain whether clergy thought it their role to refer rather than counsel emotionally disturbed people.

    Associated Search Terms: Mental health; United States, Rhode Island; Clergy role; Medical
  • Nativity, Generation and Jewish Fertility.
    Goldscheider, Calvin (1965)
    Sociological Analysis 26:3: 137-147.

    Analyzes interview data from Providence, Rhode Island.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Rhode Island, Providence; Fertility; Jewish, U.S.A.
  • The Structure and Processes of Ethnicity: Catholic Family Size in Providence, Rhode Island.
    Goering, John M. (1965)
    Sociological Analysis 26:3: 129-136.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Fertility; United States, Rhode Island, Providence; Irish Americans; Italian Americans
  • Social and Cultural Characteristics of a Selected Sample of New England Clergymen.
    Larson, Richard F. (1965)
    Review of Religious Research 6:3: 131-137.

    Analyzes 1963 questionnaire data from clergy in Rhode Island; reports educational, occupational, & geographical background of their childhood families.

    Associated Search Terms: Baptist, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Stratification; Clergy; Methodist, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.; Episcopal; United Church of Christ; United States, Rhode Island
  • Trends and Differentials in Jewish Fertility: A Study of the Providence Metropolitan Area.
    Goldscheider, Calvin (1964)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Brown University.

    Associated Search Terms: Demography; United States, Rhode Island, Providence; Jewish, U.S.A.; Fertility
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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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