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  • Update: Singles in late-modern conservative religions.
    Engelberg, Ari (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:3: 652-655.

    Reviews literature on the phenomenon of the familism & pressure to marry young in conservative religion, which marginalizes the unmarried & leaves hem o the draw of youth culture.

    Associated Search Terms: Youth culture; Conservative; Singles; Familism; Marriage; Marginality
  • Demonic influence: The negative mental health effects of belief in demons
    Nie, Fanhao, and Daniel V.A. Olson (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:3: 498-515.

    Analyzes 2003-08 panel National Study of Youth and Religion (US.A.) data. Belief in malevolent spirits predicts lower mental health scores among adolescents & declines in the scores in young adulthood.

    Associated Search Terms: Devil; Young adults; Youth; Belief; Panel study; Mental health; Adolescents
  • "Look into the Book of Life": Muslim musicians, Sufism and postmodern spirituality in Britain.
    Morris, Carl (2016)
    Social Compass 63:3: 389-404.

    Analyzes discourse of Sufi musicians in Britain, circa 2011-13. Spirituality coexists with organized religion, in this instance Sufi Islam.

    Associated Search Terms: Spirituality; Musician; Islam, Sufi; Islam, Great Britain; Great Britain; Youth culture
  • The doors of the church are now open: Black Clergy, collective efficacy, and neighborhood violence.
    Pegram, Kashea, Rod K. Brunson, and Anthony A. Braga (2016)
    City & Community 15:3:289-314.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Massachusetts, Boston; African Americans; Clergy; Clergy role; Community organization; Deviance/social control; Urban; Youth; Violence
  • The academic advantage of devotion: Measuring variation in the value of weekly worship in late adolescence on educational attainment using propensity score matching.
    Kim, Jeanne (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:3: 555-574.

    Analyzes survey data from American young adults born between 1980 & '84. Youth who attended church frequently at age 17 completed more years of education than others; the advantage is greatest for those from lower income families.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Education; Panel study; Youth
  • Changes in religiosity across the transition to young adulthood.
    Chan, Melissa, Kim M. Tsai, and Andrew J. Fuligni (2015)
    Journal of Youth and Adolescence 144: 1555-1566.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescence; Young adults; Youth; Religiosity
  • For youth, prayer is relationship.
    Mason, Michael C. (2015)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Linda Woodhead (eds.) A Sociology of Prayer. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 25-48.

    Analyzes 2008 interview data from English-speaking Catholic participants in a World Youth Day in Sydney, Australia. Prayer was not for obtaining this-worldly advantages but expressive of a relationship with God. Frequency of prayer correlated with Catholic practice & belief &with civic engagement.

    Associated Search Terms: Prayer; Practice; Civic engagement; Catholic; Belief; Youth
  • Religion and negative attitudes toward homosexuals: An analysis of urban young people and their attitudes towads homosexuality.
    Roggemans, Lilith, Bram Spruyt, Filip Van Droogenbroeck, and Gil Keppens (2015)
    Young 23:3: 254-276.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian, Belgium; Youth; Belgium, Flanders; Islam, Belgium; Homosexuality
  • Globalized Muslim Youth in the Asia Pacific: Popular Culture in Singapore and Sydney.
    Nasir, Kamaludeen Mohamed (2015)
    Hampshrie, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

    Associated Search Terms: Australia, Sydney; Islam, Singapore; Popular culture; Islam, Australia; Youth; Globalization; Singapore
  • The cultural, the nominal, and the secular: The social reality of religious identity among Sri Lankan Tamil youth in Canada.
    Amarasingam , Amarnath (2015)
    In Lori G. Beaman and Steven Tomlins (eds.) Atheist Identities: Spaces and Social Contexts. New York: Springer, pp. 69-85.

    Associated Search Terms: Sri Linkan Canadians; Atheist, Canada; Canada; Cultural religion; Tamil, Canada; Youth; Nominal religion
  • The youth crisis model of conversion: An idea whose time has passed?
    Lewis, James R. (2014)
    Numen: International Rwview for the History of Religions 65:5-6: 594-614.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescence; Conversion; Youth
  • Religiöse Identität und Wertbindungen von Jugendlichen in Deutschland.
    Gärtner, Christel (2013)
    Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 65, 1 Suppl., 211-233.

    Associated Search Terms: Values; Germany; Identity; Youth
  • The effects of R-rated movies on adolescent and young adult religiosity: media as self-socialization.
    Davignon, Phil (2013)
    Review of Religious Research 55:4: 615-628.

    Analyzes 2003, '05, & '07 data from the National Study of Youth and Religion. Adolescents self-socialize by viewing R-rated movies, & that predicts less attendance but not less belief.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Belief; Youth; Socialization; Practice; Media
  • British Muslim youth and religious fundamentalism: A quantitative investigation.
    Kashyap, Ridhi, and Valerie A. Lewis (2013)
    Ethnic and Racial Studies 36:12: 2117-2140.

    Associated Search Terms: Youth; Islam, Great Britain; Fundamentalism; Great Britain
  • 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
  • Young people's prayers between religion and spirituality in the Veneto.
    Chilese, Monica, and Emanuela Contiero (2012)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Enzo Pace (eds.) Mapping Religion and Spirituality in a Postsecular World. Religion and the Social Order 22. Leiden: Brill, pp. 117-130.

    Based on open-ended interviews about prayer with 80 young adults in and near Padua & Vicenza.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Italy; Italy, Veneto; Prayer; Youth
  • Youth group cliques: How religious goals can disguise discriminatory group dynamics.
    Herzog, Patricia Snell, and Robert Wedow (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 54:2: 217-238.

    Based on field notes & interviews in an Evangelical & a mainline Protestant church youth group in northern Indiana. In-group/out-group patterns showed the former to be higher socio-economic status than the latter.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Stratification; Youth groups; Adolescents
  • Spirituality and religion: Intertwined protective factors for substance use among urban American Indian youth.
    Kulis, Stephen, David R. Hodge, Stephanie L. Ayers, Eddie F. Brown, and Flavio F. Marsiglia (2012)
    American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse 38:5: 444-449.

    Associated Search Terms: Alcohol; Native Americans; Spirituality; Youth; Drug
  • Off the Map? Locating the Emerging Church: A Comparative Case Study of Congregations in the Pacific Northwest.
    Wollschleger, Jason (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 54:1: 69-91.

    Based on participant observation, interviews, & primary sources in 4 Seattle congregations.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; United States, Washington, Seattle; Emerging church; Youth
  • Hindu, Muslim and Sikh young adults: Gendered practices in the negotiation of sexuality and relationship.
    Page, Sarah-Jane, and Andrew Kam-Tuck Yip (2012)
    In Peter Nynäs and Andrew Kam-Tuck Yip (eds.) Religion, Gender and Sexuality in Everyday Life. Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate, pp. 51-69.

    Based on online questionnaire data, some follow-up interviews, & some video diaries of mostly South Asian young adults (aged 18-25) in Great Britain who identified themselves as Hindu Muslim, or Sikh.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Youth; Islam, Great Britain; Sikh, Great Britain; Gender; Hindu, Great Britain; Lived religion
  • Views on human rights among Christians, Muslim and non-religious youth in Norway and Sweden.
    Botvar, Pal Ketil, and Anders Sjöborg (2012)
    Nordic Journal of Religion and Society 25:1: 67-81.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Norway; Norway; Sweden; Youth; Human rights; Atheist, Norway; Christian, Norway
  • Los jóvenes chilenos y la religion. Una Mirada a partir de las Encuestas Nacionales de Juventud.
    Romero Ocampo, Javier (2011)
    Revista cultura y religión 5:1: 80-94.

    Associated Search Terms: Chile; Youth
  • Religion, Youth and Sexuality: Selected Key Findings from a Multi-faith Exploration.
    Yip, Andrew K.T., Michael Keenan, and Sarah-Jane Page (2011)
    Nottingham: University of Nottingham Press

    Associated Search Terms: Sexuality; Youth
  • Religion, jeunesse et modernité: Le camp d'été nouvelle pratique rituelle du bouddhisme chinois.
    Ji, Zhe (2011)
    Social Compass 58:4: 525-539.

    Observations on a Buddhist youth summer camp.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, China; China; Youth; Youth ministry
  • Faith and Understanding: Specifying the Impact of Higher Education on Religious Belief.
    Hill, Jonathan P. (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:3: 533-551.

    Analyzes 2002-03 U.S.A. panel telephone interview data from teenagers (13-17 yrs.) & 2007-08 follow-up data. Higher education, especially at elite institutions, engenders some skepticism, but the changes are small.

    Associated Search Terms: Youth; Belief; Education
  • Modalités et spécificités de la socialization des jeunes musulmans en France. Résultats d’une enquête grenobloise.
    Tournier, Vincent (2011)
    Revue française de sociologie 52:2: 311-352.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Islam, France; Youth; France, Grenoble
  • Religiosità e modelli di partecipazione giovanile nel Basso Lazio.
    Meglio, Lucio (2011)
    In Virginie Alnet et al., La dimensione religiosa: problemi di metodo. Quaderno 56. Trento: Dipartimento di Sociologia e Ricerca Sociale, pp. 55-65.

    Reports a 2006 interview survey in Frosinone & Latina Provinces, with respondents aged 14-35; religion is not disappearing.

    Associated Search Terms: Dimensions of religiosity; Italy, Latina; Italy, Frosinone; Catholic, Italy; Youth
  • Contextual Inequalities in Religious Youth Programming.
    Herzog, Patricia Snell (2011)
    Review of Religious Research 53:2: 227-246.

    Based on an almost total population of parishes/congregations--the Northern Indiana Congregation Study. Stratification affected the presence of youth ministries.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; United States, Indiana, northern; Youth ministry; Stratification; Congregation
  • Unwilling citizens? Muslim young people and national identity.
    Thomas, Paul, and Pete Sanderson (2011)
    Sociology 45:6: 1028-1044.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Youth; Identity, national; Islam, Great Britain
  • Youth Pastor, Youth Ministry, and Youth Attitude toward the Church.
    Ji, Chang-ho, and Tevita Tameifuna (2011)
    Review of Religious Research 52:3: 306-322.

    2000 survey data from 6th graders in Seventh-day Adventist schools show positive effects of churches having youth pastors.

    Associated Search Terms: Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Youth ministry; Students, primary; Clergy
  • "Short Youth": Resources and Meanings of Early Transtion to Adulthood Among Immigrant Youths.
    Girardi, Davide (2011)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and William H. Swatos, Jr. (eds.) Religion, Spirituality and Everyday Practice. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 153-166.

    Based on 2009 questionnaire data from Romanian & Moroccan immigrant youths in Italy, who enter adulthood earlier than native Italian youths. Reports importance of religion, degree of religiosity, etc.; sexual behavior; & affirmation of gender roles.

    Associated Search Terms: Moroccan Italians; Gender role; Migrant; Sexual activity; Romanian Italians; Salience; Youth; Italy
  • Youth, Spirituality, and Religion in Canada and Quebec.
    Lefebvre, Solange, with K. Gandhar Chakravarty (2010)
    In Giuseppe Giordan (ed.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Vol. 1: Youth and Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 29-63.

    Reproduces statistics on religion in Canada & among Canadian youth.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada; Youth
  • Youth and Religion in Modern China: A Sketch of Social and Political Developments.
    Yang, Fenggang (2010)
    In Giuseppe Giordan (ed.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Vol. 1: Youth and Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 147-161.

    Historical account of youth-led cultural changes in 20th century China that opposed & re-vivified Chinese religion & spirituality.

    Associated Search Terms: Youth; China; Historical
  • Youth and Religion in Finland.
    Niemelä, Kati (2010)
    In Giuseppe Giordan (ed.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Vol. 1: Youth and Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 193-218.

    Based on previous Finnish surveys.

    Associated Search Terms: Age; Finland; Youth; Salience
  • (Dis)engagements with Christianity amongst young people in England and Scotland.
    Vincett, Giselle, and Sylvia Collins-Mayo (2010)
    In Giuseppe Giordan (ed.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Vol. 1: Youth and Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 219-249.

    A review of the relevant literature.

    Associated Search Terms: Disaffiliation; Youth; Great Britain
  • Religion and Youth in Croatia.
    Marinovi? Jerolimov, Dinka, and Boris Joki? (2010)
    In Giuseppe Giordan (ed.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Vol. 1: Youth and Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 307-327..

    Analyzes 2004 survey data from Croatian youth.

    Associated Search Terms: Youth; Croatia; Marriage; Homosexuality
  • Young Muslims of Italy. Islam in the Everyday Life and the Public Visibility of a New Generation of Muslims.
    Frisina, Annalisa (2010)
    In Giuseppe Giordan (ed.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Vol. 1: Youth and Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 329-351.

    Based on particiipant observation in a young Muslim organization, & based on interviews.

    Associated Search Terms: Youth; Italy; Islam, Italy
  • Religious Development: How (and Why) Does Religiosity Change from Adolescence to Young Adulthood?
    Desmond, Scott A., Kristopher H. Morgan, and George Kikuchi (2010)
    Sociological Perspectives 53:2: 247-270.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Youth; Adolescence
  • The Spirituality of Young Australians.
    Mason, Michael C. (2010)
    In Sylvia Collins-Mayo and Pink Dandelion (eds.) Religion and Youth. Surrey, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 55-62.

    Summarizes 2005 interview & survey data from Australians aged 13-24. Australian youth had largely abandoned traditional religion & had not replaced it with any systematic worldview.

    Associated Search Terms: Youth; Spirituality; Adolescents; Australia
  • Les mutations du protestantisme militante en Scandinavie. Du movement populaire au rencoforcement convictionnel: transformation structurelle et idéologique des organisations missionnaires et des antennes du jeunesse en Norvège et en Suède de 2000 à 2
    Harry, Frédérique (2010)
    Unpublished Ph.D. Thèse de doctorate, Paris: Université de la Sorbonne.

    Associated Search Terms: Youth; Sweden; Change; Missions; Norway
  • Irish Secularization and Religious Identities: Evidence of an Emerging New Catholic Habitus.
    Andersen, Karen (2010)
    Social Compass 57:1: 15-39.

    Based on 2006 interview data; Irish Catholics aged 18-29 retain a Catholic identity but are autonomous in selecting responses to interview questions.

    Associated Search Terms: Habitus; Youth; Ireland; Individualism; Identity; Catholic, Ireland
  • Developments in Spirituality among Youth in Australia and Other Western Societies.
    Mason, Michael C., Andrew Singleton, and Ruth Webber (2010)
    In Giuseppe Giordan (ed.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Vol. 1: Youth and Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 89-114.

    Compares 2005 Australian data with findings from other developed nations. Notes a decline in traditional religion & increase of alternative spiritualities.

    Associated Search Terms: Individualism; Australia; Adolescents; Comparative; Spirituality; Youth
  • The Religiosity of Youth in Australia and Thailand.
    Hughes, Philip (2010)
    In Giuseppe Giordan (ed.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Vol. 1: Youth and Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 115-145.

    Mostly descriptive statistics from youth surveys in Australia & Thailand.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Youth; Values; Practice; Australia; Thailand
  • Young People and Religion in France.
    Béraud, Céline, and Jean-Paul Willaime (2010)
    In Giuseppe Giordan (ed.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Vol. 1: Youth and Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 163-191.

    Overview based on previous surveys of French youth; adds interview & questionnaire data from secondary students.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Youth; Belief; Salience; France; Practice
  • The Expressive Communalism of Post-Boomer Religion in the USA.
    Flory, Richard W., and Donald E. Miller (2010)
    In Sylvia Collins-Mary and Pink Dandelion (eds.) Religion and Youth. Surrey, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 9-15.

    Presents an expressive religious communalism, a quest for a less individualistic spirituality by the post-boomer generation in the U.S.A. There are cultural appropriators, reclaimers, & innovators in this expressive communalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Youth; United States; Reclaimer; Innovator; Generations; Appropriator
  • Young people's attitudes towards Muslims in Sweden.
    Bevelander, Pieter, and Jonas Otterbeck (2010)
    Ethnic and Racial Studies 33:3: 404-425.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Sweden; Sweden; Youth; Prejudice, anti-Islamic
  • German Youth: Neither Participants nor Partakers in Religion?
    Pickel, Gert (2010)
    In Giuseppe Giordan (ed.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Vol. 1: Youth and Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 251-287.

    Based on 1990-2008 data from multiple German surveys.

    Associated Search Terms: Individualism; Secularization; Market model; Invisible religion; Germany; Youth
  • Shamanic Practices and Social Capital among Native Youths in the Brazilian Amazon.
    Virtanen, Pirjo Kristiina (2010)
    In Sylvia Collins-Mayo and Pink Dandelion (eds.) Religion and Youth. Surrey, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 73-79.

    Based on 2003-05 field work among the Manchineri, who use the hallucinogenic drug ayahuasca in shamanistic rituals. The youths build social networks in the course of participating in the ayahuasca rituals.

    Associated Search Terms: Manchineri (Amazonian people); Brazil, Acre; Drug; Ritual; Youth; Social capital
  • The Role of Families and Religious Institutions in Transmitting Faith among Christians, Muslims, and Hindus in the USA.
    Warner, R. Stephen, and Rhys H. Williams (2010)
    In Sylvia Collins-Mayo and Pink Dandelion (eds.) Religion and Youth. Surrey, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 159-165.

    Based on focus groups & interviews with families identified as exemplary in passing their religion on to their youth.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Focus group; Socialization; United States, Illinois, Chicago; Youth
  • The Quest for Religious Purity in New Age, Evangelicalism and Islam. Religious Renditions of Dutch Youth and the Luckmann Legacy.
    Roeland, Johan, Stef Aupers, Dick Houtman, Martijn de Koning, and Ineke Noomen (2010)
    In Giuseppe Giordan (ed.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Vol. 1: Youth and Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 289-306.

    Luckman's "invisible religion" model does not describe youth religiosity in the Netherlands.

    Associated Search Terms: Discourse; Evangelical, Netherlands; Luckmann, Thomas; Invisible religion; Netherlands; New age; Islam, Netherlands; Youth
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