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  • Atachment to God, religious tradition, and firm attributes in workplace commitment.
    Kent, Blake Victor (2017)
    Journal of Social Psychology DOI 1080/00224545.2016.1242470 (online)

    Associated Search Terms: Work; Attachment to God
  • Religion and new immigrants' labor market entry in Western Europe.
    Koenig, Matthias, Mieke Malipaard, and Ayse Guveli (2016)
    Ethnicities 16:2: 213-235.

    Associated Search Terms: Assimilation; Europe, western; Migrant; Work
  • Attachment to God, vocational calling, and worker contentment.
    Kent, Blake Victor, Matt Bradshaw, and Kevin D. Dougherty (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:3: 343-364.

    Analyzes 2010 Baylor Religion Survey (U.S.A.) data. Attachment to God predicts general affect commitment, job satisfaction, & vocational commitment.

    Associated Search Terms: Affect; Work; United States; God, attachment to; Job satisfaction
  • Gendered God imagery and attitudes toward mothers' labor force participation: Examining the transposable character of religious schemas.
    Shah, Sarah, John P. Bartkowsk, and Xiaohe Xu (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:3: 540-557.

    Analyzes 1972-2011 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; gendered God imagery affects attitudes about women's labor force participation.

    Associated Search Terms: Work; United States; Labor; Gender role; God, image of
  • A comparative study of work ethic among Muslims and Protestants: Multilevel evidence.
    Shirokanova, Anna (2015)
    Social Compass 62:4: 615-631.

    Analyses of aggregated 1999-2000 & 2005-2008 World Values Survey data show no significant difference in work ethic between Muslims & Protestants, though being religious in a Protestant society increases work ethic scores.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant; Protestant Ethic; Islam; Economic; Islamic Work Ethic
  • Both ethnic and religious: Explaining employment penalties across 14 ethno-religious groups in the United Kingdom.
    Khattab, Nabil, and Tariq Modood (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:3: 501-522.

    Based on 2002-2013 British employment data. Finds both racial & cultural/religious employment discrimination.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Great Britain; Prejudice, racial; Prejudice, religious; Race; Stratification; Work; Discrimination
  • 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
  • Beliefs about faith and work: Development and validation of honoring God and prosperity gospel scales.
    Neubert, Mitchell J., Kevin D. Dougherty, Jerry Z. Park, and Jenna Griebel (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:1: 129-146.

    Develops scales measuring work beliefs (work as a means of honoring God) & beliefs about God. Convergences & divergences between the 2 scales & others are noted. The 2 scales measure different orientations.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Prosperity Gospel; Scale; Students, undergraduate; Work
  • Workplace-bridging religious capital: Connecting congregations to work outcomes.
    Park, Jerry Z., Jenna Griebel Rogers, Mitchell J. Neubert, amd Kevin D. Dougherty (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:2: 309-331.

    Analyzes 2010 American web-based survey data from full-time workers. Attendance mediates congregation values' impact on work place commitment, job satisfaction, & entrepreneurial behavior.

    Associated Search Terms: Work; Congregation; Economic; Job satisfaction; Practice; Social capital
  • 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
  • Sacred Stories, Spiritual Tribes. Finding Religion in Everyday Life.
    Ammerman, Nancy T. (2014)
    New York: Oxford University Press

    95 in-depth interviews in Boston & Atlanta, 2006, including life histories, & followed up with observation at worship & study groups. Disposable cameras were left with respondents for them to photograph significant places. Audio-diaries were collected.

    Associated Search Terms: Work; Prayer; Practice; Narrative; Methods; Life histories; Everyday life; Discourse; Health; Family; Diaries; Spirituality; Lived religion; Visual
  • 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
  • Etnic and religious penalties in a changing British labour market from 2002 to 2010: The case of unemployment.
    Khattab, Naabil, and Ron Johnston (2013)
    Environment and Planning 45:6: 1358-1371.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Great Britain; Work; Discrimination
  • Religious orthodoxy and the American worker.
    Steffy, Kody (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 74:1: 1-29.

    Analyzes 1992 Economic Values Survey (U.S.A.) data; the more orthodox say morality & concern for others are important for work-place decisions, say they respect work place rules, & cite non-extrinsic motives. The orthodoxy measure is a composite of biblical literalism, salience, & seeking divine guidance during religious services.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Factor analysis; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Orthodoxy scale; Work
  • 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
  • No money, no honey, no church: The deinstitutionalization of religious life among white working class.
    Wilcox, W. Bradford, Andrew J. Cherlin, Jeremy E. Uecker, and Matthew Messel (2012)
    Research in the Socology of Work 23: 227-250.

    Attendance among moderately educated whites declined relative to that among college-educated whites. Economic characteristics, current & past family characteristics, & attitudes toward premarital sex, each explain part of the decline.

    Associated Search Terms: Class; Family; Practice; Sexual attitudes; United States; Working class
  • The meaning and dimensions of Islamic work ethic: Initial validation of a multidimensional IWE in Iranian society.
    Ebadollahi Chanzanagh, Hamid, and M. Akbarnejad (2011)
    Procedia -- Social and Behavioral Sciences 30: 916-924.

    Associated Search Terms: Islamic Work Ethic; Iran
  • Religious Dimensions and Work Obligation: A Country Institutional Profile Model.
    Parboteeah, K. Praven, Martin Hoegl, and John Cullen (2009)
    Human Relations 62: 119-148.

    Associated Search Terms: Work
  • La barrière et le plafond de vitrail. Analyser les carrières féminines dans les organisations religieuses
    Gasquet,Béatrice De (2009)
    Sociologie du travail 51:2: 218-236.

    Associated Search Terms: Discrimination; Work; Women
  • Religion, Economics and Demography: The Effects of Religion on Education, Work, and the Family.
    Lehrer, Evelyn L. (2009)
    New York: Routledge.

    Associated Search Terms: Work; Demography; Economic; Family; Education
  • Work and Faith in the Kentucky Coal Fields: Subject to Dust.
    Callahan, Richard (2009)
    Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Labor; United States, Kentucky; United States, Appalachia; Working class
  • Gender and American Jews: Patterns in Work, Education, and Family in Contemporary Life.
    Hartman, Harriet, and Moshe Hartman (2009)
    Waltham, Massachusetts: Brandeis University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Work; Jewish, U.S.A.; Education; Family; Gender
  • Women's employment decisions in Malaysia: Does religion matter?
    Amin, Shahina, and Imam Alam (2008)
    Journal of Socio-Economics 37: 2368-2379.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Work; Malaysia
  • Gospel of wealth, gospel of work: Counterhegemony in th U.S. working class.
    Durrenberger, E. Paul, and Dimitra Doukas (2008)
    American Anthropologist 110: 214-224.

    Associated Search Terms: Counterculture; Hegemony; United States; Working class; Class
  • The impact of religious conservatism on men's work and femily involvement.
    Civettini, Nicole H.W., and Jennifer Glass (2008)
    Gender & Society 22:2: 172-193.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; Familism; Work; Family
  • Religiosité et insertion sociale chez les jeunes “disengages”.
    Vultur, Mircea, and Eve Paquette (2008)
    In François Gauthier and Jean-Philippe Perreault (eds.) Jeunes et religion au Québec. Québec: Presses de l’Université Laval, pp. 73-84.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Quebec; Social participation; Work; Youth
  • Conservative Protestants and Wealth: How Religion Perpetuates Poverty.
    Keister, Lisa A. (2008)
    American Journal of Sociology 113:5: 1237-1271.

    Analyzes National (U.S.A.) Longitudinal Survey of Youth data & 1992 Economic Values Survey data. Conservtive Protestantism hinders wealth accumulation directly & through lower educational attainment, higher fertility, & lower female labor force participation.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Conservative, U.S.A.; Fertility; Education; Work
  • Protestantism, labor force participation, and employment across countries.
    Feldmann, Horst (2007)
    American Journal of Economics and Sociology 66:795-816.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant; Work
  • Religion, job readiness, and employment outcomes: The case of Latter-day Saint employment resource services.
    Bartkowski, John P., Vaughn R.A. Call, Renata Forste, and Tin B. Heaton (2007)
    Research on Social Work Practice 17:2: 188-198.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; Work; Social services
  • Upward Wealth Mobility: Exploring the Roman Catholic Advantage.
    Keister, Lisa A. (2007)
    Social Forces 85:3: 1195-1225.

    Analyzes 1979-2000 National Longitudinal Survey of Youth data. Catholics' low fertility & high marriage rate & education gave them a wealth accumulation advantage.

    Associated Search Terms: Fertility; Socialization; Family; Stratification; Education; Catholic, U.S.A.; Marriage; Work
  • The Work-faith Connection for Low-income Mothers: A Research Note.
    Sullivan, Susan Crawford (2006)
    Sociology of Religion 67:1: 99-108.

    Based on 44 interviews with low-income mothers working in the Boston area; rather than give meaning to work, as found in studies of higher income workers, spirituality helped respondents cope.

    Associated Search Terms: Work; Stratification; Coping
  • Conflict and Consensus. A Study of Values and Attitudes in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
    Fahey, Tony, Bernadette C. Hayes, and Richard Sinnott (2006)
    Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill.

    Based on European Values Study data, with added items. Factor analysis shows somewhat different attitudinal cleavages in the 2 Irelands.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Ireland; Conflict; Catholic, Great Britain; Catholic, Ireland; Protestant, Great Britain; Protestant, Ireland; Life satisfaction; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Work; Factor analysis; Belief; Practice; Marriage; Trust; Comparative
  • Protestant Work Ethic and Worker Productivity in a Mexican Brewery.
    Firestone, Juanita M., Raymond T. Garza, and Richard J. Harris (2005)
    International Sociology 20:1: 27-44.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from blue-collar workers in a brewery in Monterrey; those who scored higher on a work ethic scale were deemed more productive by their supervisors.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexico, Monterrey; Work; Protestant Ethic
  • Spirituality in the Workplace: New Empirical Directions in the Study of the Sacred.
    Grant, Don, Kathleen O'Neil, and Laura Stephens (2004)
    Sociology of Religion 65:3: 265-283.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from nurses in a university-affiliated teaching hospital. There was interest & enthusiasm for spirituality among the nurses, which they associated with their work.

    Associated Search Terms: Nurse; Work
  • Work, Religious Diversity and Islam.
    Bouma, Gary D., Ali Haidar, Chris Nyland, and Wendy Smith (2003)
    Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources 41:1: 51-61.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam; Work; Pluralism
  • Islamic fundamentalism and women's employment in Indonesia.
    Bahramitash, Roksana (2002)
    International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society 16: 255-272.

    Associated Search Terms: Work; Indonesia; Islam, Indonesia; Women
  • Is Profane Work an Obstacle to Salvation? The Case of Ultra Orthodox (Haredi) Jews in Contemporary Israel.
    Stadler, Nurit (2002)
    Sociology of Religion 63:4: 455-474.

    The Ultra Orthodox subculture reduces the value accorded work, focusing instead on studious devotion.

    Associated Search Terms: Devotionalism; Economic; Israel; Work; Jewish, Orthodox, Israel
  • Challenging Myths of Muslim Women: The Influence of Islam on Arab-American Women's Labor Force Participation.
    Read, Jen'nan Ghazal (2002)
    Muslim World 96:1: 19-38.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Islam, U.S.A.; Arab Americans; Work
  • Emotion-work, Commitment, and the Authentication of the Self: The Case of Gay and ex-Gay Christian Support Groups.
    Wolkomir, Michelle (2001)
    Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 30:3: 305-334.

    Associated Search Terms: Emotion; Support group; Self; Authenticity; Work; Homosexuality
  • Traditional Modernity and Religiosity. Time Use in Israeli Households.
    Sullivan, Oriel (1998)
    British Journal of Sociology 49:4: 619-639.

    Analyzes 1991-92 Israeli time use diary data; shows religiosity related to time spent in unpaid work.

    Associated Search Terms: Time; Work; Women; Ethnic; Israel
  • Entering the Labor Force. Ideals and Realities among Evangelical Women.
    Hall, Charles (1995)
    In Nancy T. Ammerman and Wade Clark Roof (eds.), Work, Family, and Religion in Contemporary Society. New York: Routledge, pp. 137-154.

    Analyzes 1990 questionnaire data from a conservative U.S. magazine's subscribers; religious beliefs that support egalitarian sex roles predict women's labor force participation.

    Associated Search Terms: Sex role; Work; Women
  • Work, Family, and Faith. Recent Trends.
    Hertel, Bradley R. (1995)
    In Nancy T. Ammerman and Wade Clark Roof (eds.), Work, Family, and Religion in Contemporary Society. New York: routledge, pp. 81-121.

    Analyzes 1972-90 General Social Survey (U.S.A..) data; single women working correlated with practice; cohort effects work against "baby boomer" membership, age effects work for it.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Practice; Age; Membership; Sex; United States; Work
  • God and Mammon in America.
    Wuthnow, Robert (1994)
    New York: Free Press.

    Based on open-ended interviews with a variety of adult Americans & 1992 closed ended interviews with a representative sample of employed American adults.

    Associated Search Terms: Contributions; Materialism; Volunteering; Work; United States; Economic; Justice; Stewardship
  • Religion and the Meaning of Work.
    Davidson, James D., and David P. Caddell (1994)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 33:2: 135-147.

    Analyzes 1986 questionnaire data from members of 31 affluent congregations in South Bend & Lafayette, Indiana; shows religious variables affecting views of work, apart from what exchange theory would predict about the latter.

    Associated Search Terms: Work; United States, Indiana; Exchange theory; Symbolic interactionism
  • The Effects of Employment and Religion on Women's Feminist Attitudes.
    Wilcox, Clyde, and Ted G. Jelen (1991)
    International Journal for the Psychology of Religion 1:3: 161-171.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Feminism; Work
  • La Religion dans la Vie Quotidienne d'un Groupe Populaire Brésilien.
    Fonseca, Claudia (1991)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 73: 125-139.

    Ethnographic report on popular, syncretistic religion in a working class neighborhood of Porto Alegre; focuses on belief in the big eye & the practice of private baptism.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil, Porto Alegre; Popular religion; Syncretism; Baptism; Working class; Participant observation
  • The Idle in 2 Thess 3.6-12: An Eschatological or a Social Problem?
    Russell, Ronald (1988)
    New Testament Studies 34: 105-119.

    Associated Search Terms: Eschatology; Work; Early Christian
  • Religion and Attitudes toward Work: A New Look at an Old Question.
    Chusmir, Leonard H., and Christine S. Koberg (1988)
    Journal of Organizational Behavior 9;3: 251-262.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from employees in the Denver area; shows managers less religious than others, Protestants having more of a work ethic, & non-religious having a greater need for power.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Colorado, Denver; Power; Work; Protestant Ethic; Stratification
  • Metodismo y clase obrera en México (1878-1910).
    Bastian, Jean-Pierre (1987)
    Christus 52/603-04: 36-50.

    Associated Search Terms: Working class; Stratification; Mexico; Methodist, Mexico
  • Les Orixás et le Saint-Esprit au secours de l’emploi.
    Aubrée, Marion (1987)
    Cahiers des Sciences Humaines 23:2: 261-272.

    Associated Search Terms: Work; Pentecostal, Brazil; Candomble; Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife
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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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