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  • Finding their way to heaven: Women, self-narratives and Catholicism in Quito, Ecuador.
    Calderón Muñoz, Maria (2016)
    Socal Compass 63;1: 20-37.

    Based on 2004-06 interviews with women in Catholic groups in Quito. Conversion experiences after a period of dissatisfaction with traditional Catholicism led to maintaining an individualized personal Catholicism, sometimes at odds with official Church teachings.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Identification; Discourse; Post-structuralism; Women; Ecuador, Quito; Catholic, Ecuador
  • A gospel of prosperity? An analysis of the relationship between religion and earned income in Ghana, the most religious country in the world.
    Beck, Sedefka V., and Sara J. Gundersen (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:1: 105-129.

    Analyzes 2005-06 Ghana Living Standards Survey data; Spiritualist, Pentecostal, & Methodist women had higher income while traditionalists had lower.

    Associated Search Terms: Prosperity Gospel, Ghana; Pentecostal, Ghana; Africanist; Gender; Ghana; Women; Stratification
  • Women's religious authority in a Sub-Saharan setting: Dialectics of empowerment and dependency.
    Agadjanian, Victor (2015)
    Gender & Society 29:6: 982-1008

    Associated Search Terms: Africa; Women
  • Revisiting gender and religion.
    Charlton, Joy C. (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:3: 331-339.

    Review of the experiences of the 1st generation of female Protestant clergy & female scholars in the study of religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Gender; Women
  • How religious are American women and men? Gender differences and similarities.
    Schnabel, Landon (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:3: 616-622.

    Uses General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; wome3's greater religiosity is found only in the Christian tradition & hence is not universal.

    Associated Search Terms: Prayer; Women; Proselytizing; Practice; Gender; Belief; United States
  • Women in New Religions.
    Vance, Laura L. (2015)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Mormon; New religions; Seventh-day Adventist; Wicca; The Family
  • Understanding the veiling of Muslim women in the Netherlands.
    Brünig, Bianca, and Fenella Fleischmann (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:1: 20-37.

    Analyzes 2006-07 interview data from ethnic Turkish & Moroccan women in the Netherlands about veiling. Strong Muslim identity & gender traditionalism positively predict veiling. Educational attainment & contact with Dutch negatively predict it, but highly educated women who were also highly religious were more likely to veil.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender traditionalism; Assimilation; Netherlands; Turkish Dutch; Education; Moroccan Dutch; Generations; Identity; Islam, Netherlands; Women; Clothing
  • Playing for God: Evangelical Women and the Unintended Consequences of Sports Ministry.
    Blazer, Annie (2015)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender role; Participant observation; Sport; Women; Gender traditionalism; Historical; Athletes; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • Interrogatng and constructing the "authentic" Roman Catholic Church: Feminist perspectives among Canadian women religious.
    Gervais, Christine, and Claire Turenne Sjolander (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:3: 365-396.

    Based on 2008-11 field work, interviews, & questionnaire data from current & former sisters in Ontario. Respondents constructed "church" often from a feminist & social justice orientation rather than the official hierarchical one.

    Associated Search Terms: Justice; Feminism; Ex-sisters; Canada, Ontario; Orders/congregations; Sisters; Social construction of reality; Women; Catholic, Canada; Authenticity
  • Religious belonging, religious agency, and women's autonomy in Mozanbique.
    Agadjanian, Victor, and Scott T. Yabiku (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:3: 461-476.

    Based on 2008 interview data from women aged 15-50 in a largely Christian area of southern Mozambique. Catholics & mainline Protestants (liberal) had higher autonomy than Apostolic, other Pentecostal, & unaffiliated women.

    Associated Search Terms: Mozambique, Chibuto District, Gaza Province; Protestant (mainline), Mozambique; Catholic, Mozambique; Pentecostal, Mozambique; Gender traditionalism; Denomination (organizational entity); Autonomy; Apostolic, Mozambique; Africanist; Women
  • The labort market behavior of married women in the U.S.: Have diffferences by religion disappeared?
    Lehrer, Evelyn L., and Yu Chen (2014)
    In Lisa A. Keister and Darren E. Sherkat (eds.) Religion and Inequality in America--Research and Theory on Religion's Role in Stratification, pp. 146-168.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Women; Work
  • Developing a concept of Muslim religiosity: An analysis of everyday lived religion among female migrants in Austria.
    Berghammer, Caroline, and Katrin Fliegenschnee (2014)
    Journal of Contemprary Religion 29:1: 89-104.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Austria; Women; Migrant; Everyday life
  • From religious icon to "our Mother from heaven": The appropriation of the Virgin Mary by Catholic women in Quito.
    Calderón Muñoz, Maria (2014)
    Culture and Religion 15:1: 58-71.

    Associated Search Terms: Marian; Ecuador, Quito; Catholic, Ecuador; Women
  • My body is a temple: Eating disturbances, religious involvement, and mental health among young adult women.
    Henderson, Andrea K., and Christopher G. Ellison (2014)
    Journal of Religion and Health 54:3: 954-976.

    Associated Search Terms: Mental health; Women; Health; Young adults
  • The effects of descriptive associational leadership in civic engagement: The case of clergy and gender in Protestant denominations.
    Djupe, Paul A. (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:3: 497-514

    Analyzes 2011 U.S. Congregational Life Study data. The effect of female clergy on female congregants' congregational & political participation is small.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy influence; Women; Clergy; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Converties à l’islam. Parcours de femmes au Québec et en France.
    Mossière, Géraldine (2014)
    Montréal: Presses l'Universitaire du Montréal.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, France; France; Canada, Quebec; Women; Conversion; Islam, Canada
  • African American religious participation.
    Taylor, Robert Joseph, Linda M. Chatters, and R. Khari Brown (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:4: 513-538.

    Analyzes 2001-03 interview data from African Americans. Women, older people, those married once, & residents of the South were more involved in religion. Stigmatized statuses--cohabiting respondents & those who served time in prison--were less involved in organized religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender; Practice; Criminology; United States, South; Marriage; Urban/rural; Women; Stigma; Age; African Americans; Religiosity
  • We Shall Not Be Moved: Methodists Debate Race, Gender and Homosexuality.
    Nickell, Jane Ellen (2014)
    Eugene, Oregon: Pickwick Publications.

    Associated Search Terms: Habitus; Conflict; Historical; Race; United Methodist, U.S.A.; Women; Homosexuality
  • How Islam influences women's paid non-farm employment: Evidence from 26 Indonesian and 37 Nigerian provinces.
    Spierings, Niels (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:3: 399-431.

    Analyzes 2003 Demographic and Health Survey data for Indonesia & Nigeria. Muslim/Christian comparisons do not show differences in women's gainful employment, but traditionalist forms of Islam & Islamic province legislation locates women's gainful work in the home.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Indonesia; Work; Women; Sharia; Nigeria; Gender role; Indonesia; Gender traditionalism; Islam, Nigeria; Law
  • Of Virgins and Martyrs: Women and Sexuality in Global Conflict.
    Jacobson, David (2013)
    Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Patriarchy; Women
  • Pious and critical: Muslim women activists and the question of agency.
    Rinaldo, Rachel (2013)
    Gender & Society 28: 824-846.

    Associated Search Terms: Activists; Agency; Islam; Women
  • Feminization of the theological field and its implications to Church life--Analysis of the growth of women in ministry in Finland.
    Niemelä, Kati (2013)
    In Simone Mantei, Regina Sommer, and Ulrike Wagner-Rau (eds.) Geschlechterverhältnisse und Pfarrberuf in Wandel. Irritationen, Analysen, Forschungsperspektiven. Practische Teologie heute. Stuttgart Kohlhammer, pp. 165-180.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Finland; Change; Women
  • Rethinking religious gender differences: The case of elite women.
    Hastings, Orestes P., and D. Michael Lindsay (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 74:4: 471-495.

    Analyzes 2008 questionnaire data from alumni of the White House Fellows program; some follow-up interviews. Women in the survey were generally less likely to find religion important in their lives.

    Associated Search Terms: Elite; Women; Gender; Work
  • Islamic Feminism in Kuwait: The Politics and Paradoxes.
    González, Alessandra L. (2013)
    New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

    Kuwaiti women are not jealous of western women; many choose to wear the veil and support Islamist politicians. They negotiate for progressive women's rights. They seek gender equality and respect their traditional religious culture.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Politics, Kuwait; Feminism; Islam, Kuwait; Kuwait
  • "An affair of the heart": Hijab narratives of Arab Musli women in Malta.
    Grima, Nathalie (2013)
    Implicit Religion 16:4: 461-481.

    Based on informal participant observation & interviews in Malta. Deciding to veil was an individualist decision made in adulthood, not a traditionalist observance imposed from childhood by families.

    Associated Search Terms: Malta; Participant observation; Islam, Malta; Clothing; Women
  • Jamaat-e-Islami Women in Pakistan: Vanguard of a New Modernity?
    Jamal, Amina (2013)
    Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Pakistan; Politics, Pakistan; Women; Jamaat-e-Islami; Islam, Pakistan
  • American Catholics in Transition.
    D'Antonio, William V., Michelle Dillon, and Mary L. Gautier (2013)
    Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Litlefield.

    Based on a 2011 representative sample of U.S. Catholics; reports results on practice, politics, & moral issues controlled by gender & Latino/non-latino.

    Associated Search Terms: Authority; Catholic, U.S.A.; Identity; Generations; Moral; Practice; Women; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Mobilizing Piety. Islam and Feminism in Indonesia.
    Rinaldo, Rachel (2013)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on intermittent, 2002-2010 participant observation & interviews with Muslim female activists in 4 organizations; some of the women were activists for women's rights, some for conservative Islamic regulations, some for both.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Indonesia; Women; Participant observation; Indonesia; Feminism; Activists; Activism; Politics, Indonesia
  • Religious non-involvement among African Americans, Black Caribbeans and Non-hispanic Whites: Findings from the National Survey of American Life.
    Brown, R. Khari, Robert Joseph Taylor, and Linda M. Chatters (2013)
    Review of Religious Reseach 55:3:435-457.

    Reports 2001-03 survey data. African Americans & Black Caribbeans were both more religiously involved than non-Hispanic whites. Women, married persons, Southerners, & the highly educated were more involved in religion than others. The religiously uninvolved were not atheists.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; United States, South; Religiosity; Marriage; Education; Caribbean Americans; Atheist, U.S.A.; African Americans
  • The Spirit's Tether. Family, Work, and Religion among American Catholics.
    Konieczny, Mary Ellen (2013)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on 2000-02 field work in 2 Midwest U.S.A. Catholic parishes, one liberal & one conservative. Models of church are transposed into family life. Traditionalists rejected the modernized Church of their childhood while progressives accepted pre-conciliar religious commitment but not its cultural trappings.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Ritual; Justice; Birth control; Authority; Abortion; Participant observation; Traditionalism; Moral; Socialization; Conservative/liberal; Comparative; Family; Habitus; Life histories; Work; Catholic, U.S.A.; Women; Parish
  • Maternal religious involvement and breastfeeding initiation and duration.
    Burdetre, Amy M., and Natasha V. Pilkauskas (2012)
    American Journal of Public Health 102:10: 1865-1868.

    Associated Search Terms: Health; Women
  • The religious and non-religious commitments of older women in the UK: Towards a new typology.
    Eccles, Janet (2012)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 27:3: 469-484.

    Associated Search Terms: Gerontology; Great Britain; Women
  • Why Are Women More Religious Than Men?
    Trzebiatowska, Marta, and Steve Bruce (2012)
    Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Sex; Women
  • Women's agency in gender-traditional religions: A review of four approaches.
    Burke, Kelsy C. (2012)
    Sociology Compass (online) 6: 122-133.

    Associated Search Terms: Agency; Gender traditionalism; Women
  • Resisting blackness, embracing rightness: How Muslim Arab Sudanese women negotiate their identity in the diaspora.
    F'abos, Anita (2012)
    Ethnic and Racial Studies 35:2: 218-237.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Islam; Race; Women
  • Maternal religious attendance and low birth weight.
    Burdette, Amy M., Janet Weeks, Terrence D. Hill, and Isaac W. Eberstein (2012)
    Social Science & Medicine 74:12: 1961-1967.

    Associated Search Terms: Health; Practice; Women
  • Safe and Risky Readings: Women's Spiritual Reading Practices.
    Llewellyn, Dawn (2012)
    In Mathew Guest and Elisabeth Arweck (eds.) Religion and Knowledge: Sociologial Perspectives. Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 165-180.

    Based on 2005-06 open-ended interviews in Great Britain, focusing on non-scriptural religious reading. Reading is sometimes safe & a form of withdrawal, but sometimes risky, challenging comfortable patterns. Feminist themes not found in scripture are a focus.

    Associated Search Terms: Reading; Great Britain; Women; Feminism
  • Experiencia y rearticulación identitaria en mujeres españolas convertidas al Islam.
    Madonia, Salvatore (2012)
    Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociologicas 140: 49-68.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Islam, Spain; Women; Conversion
  • Charisma, Status, and Gender in Groups with and without Gurus.
    Martin, John Levi, Tod van Gunten, and Benjamin D. Zablocki (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:1: 20-41.

    New religions with charismatic male leaders disempower other males & empower women on the margins, irrespective of whether the overt ideology says that should be the case. Analyzes data from 1970s data sets on urban communes.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; Gender; Women; New religions; Power
  • Holistic Switchers: The Spiritual and Value Commitments of a Group of Older Women Church Leavers.
    Eccles, Janet (2012)
    Journal for the Study of Spirituality 1: 187-202.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Disaffiliation; Great Britain, Cumbria; Gerontology
  • An increasingly female, increasingly urban and increasingly liberal clergy changing Church life in Finland: patterns of change among the clergy in Finland.
    Niemelä, Kati (2012)
    In Kati Niemelä (ed.) Church Work and Management in Change. Publication 61. Tampere: Church Research Institute, pp. 112-131.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberal/conservative; Change; Finland; Clergy; Women
  • Femmes précaires et religion en Allemagne de l'Est.
    Sammet, Kornelia, and Marliese Weissmann (2012)
    Social Compass 59:1: 102-119.

    Uses 3 case studies of poor, religiously unaffiliated East German women to illustrate a world view that is secular but open to religion as a way of dealing with contingency.

    Associated Search Terms: Case study; Women; World view; Germany, East
  • Confucianism and Youth Suicide in Rural China.
    Zhang, Jie, and Eric Y. Liu (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 54:1: 93-111.

    Analyzes psychological autopsy data on 2005-08 adolescent & young adult suicides in 16 rural counties in China & living controls. Filial piety was inversely related to suicide, harmony moderate the effect of negative life events, & female subordination was positively related to suicide.

    Associated Search Terms: Youth; China; Confucian, China; Rural; Suicide; Women
  • Religion, religiousness, and narrative: Decoding women's practices in Senegalese Islamic reform.
    Augis, Erin (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:3: 429-441.

    Follows Riesebrodt in focusing on liturgical practices, but interviews with Muslim women in Dakar reveal a dialectic between their own religiosity & critique of other Muslim groups, of urban life, & of the state.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Senegal, Dakar; Riesebrodt, Martin; Practice-centered theory; Islam, Senegal
  • Another kind of implicitness in religion: Beliefs and practices of some older Christian woemen disaffiliates.
    Eccles, Janet (2012)
    Implicit Religion 15:2: 181-194.

    Based on 2004-06 interviews with 70 older British women reared in Christianity but affected by the 1960s cultural revolution.

    Associated Search Terms: Disaffiliation; Gerontology; Implicit religion; Vicarious religion; Women; Great Britain, Cumbria
  • Afro-Brazilian Pentecostalism re-formation of relationships across two generations of Mozambican women.
    van de kamp, Linda (2012)
    Journal of Religion in Africa 42:4: 433-452.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender traditionalism; Women; Mozambique; Pentecostal, Afro-Brazilian, Mozambique; Family
  • Biblical literalism: A test of the compensatory schema hypothesis among Anglicans in England.
    Village, Andrew (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 54:2: 175-196.

    Analyzes 2000-02 clergy survey data & 2004-07 lay member data from the Church of England. Education (inversely) rather than gender predicted literalism, even among conservatives & evangelical believers, thus not supporting the theory that literalism compensates for a lack of access to leadership positions in a church.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Church of England; Clergy; Gender; Great Britain, England; Literalism; Literalism scale
  • Religious Differences in Female Genital Cutting: A Case Study from Burkina Faso.
    Hayford, Sarah R., and Jenny Trinitapoli (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:2: 252-271.

    Analyzes 2003 national survey data from mothers; religious contextual effects are most important.

    Associated Search Terms: Burkina Faso; Women; Circumcision
  • Tra restrizioni e empowerment. Islam e sport femminili.
    Pfister, Gertrud (2011)
    Religioni e società 71: 26-41.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam; Sport; Women
  • An Islam of Her Own: Reconsidering Religion and Secularism in Women's Islamic Movements.
    Hafez, Sherine (2011)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Social movement; Islam
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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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