Citations
Citations are taken from the Sociology of Religion Searchable Bibliographic Database, created and updated by Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame; University of Texas at San Antonio). The ARDA is not responsible for content or typographical errors.
  • Parents just don't understand: Parental support, religion and depressive symptoms among same-race and itnerracial relationships.
    Henderson, Andrea K., and Mia J. Brantley (2019)
    Religions 10:3: 162

    Associated Search Terms: Race; Family; Depression
  • Religious Parenting. Transmitting Faith and Values in Contemporary America.
    Smith, Christian, Bridget Ritz, and Michael Rotolo (2019)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Socialization
  • Pushing from the margins : "Natural childbirth" in holistic spiritualities and natural parenting in France and Portugal.
    Fedele, Anna, and Florence Pasche Guignard (2018)
    In M. Delaporte and M. Morag (eds.) Sacred Inception: Reclaiming the Spirituality of Birth in the Modern World. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington, pp. 131-149.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Spirituality
  • Homosexuality, religion, and the family: The effects of religion on Americans' appraisals of the parenting abilities of same-sex couples.
    Whitehead, Andrew L. (2018)
    Journal of Homosexuality 65:1: 42-65.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Homosexuality
  • Parenting practices and attitudes and the role of belief in supernatural evil: Results from a national U.S. survey.
    Martinez, Brandon C., Joshua C. Tom, Todd W. Ferguson, Brita Andercheck, and Samuel Stroope (2018)
    Journal of Family Issues 39:6: 1616-1638.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Family; Socialization
  • Bringing up nones: Intergenerational influences and cohort trends.
    Bengtson, Vern L., R. David Hayward, Phil Zuckerman, and Merril Silverstein (2018)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 57:2: 258-275.

    Analyzes 1970-2005 panel data from 3 generations in a California-based health plan. Socialization as humanists, atheists, & unintended socialization or religious rebels by religious parents explain part of the increase in religious "nones" between 1971 & 2005.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, U.S.A.; Family; Panel study; Socialization
  • Pornography, religion, and parent-child relationship quality.
    Perry, Samuel L., and Kara J. Snawder (2017)
    Archives of Sexual Behavior 46(6):1747-1761.

    Analyzes 1970-2005 panel data from 3 generations in a California-based health plan. Socialization as humanists, atheists, & unintended socialization or religious rebels by religious parents explain part of the increase in religious "nones" between 1971 & 2005.


    Associated Search Terms: Family; Pornography
  • Family formation and religious service attendance: Untangling marital and parental affects.
    Schleifer, Cyrus, and Mark Chaves (2017)
    Sociological Methods & Research 46:1: 125-152

    Analyzes 1970-2005 panel data from 3 generations in a California-based health plan. Socialization as humanists, atheists, & unintended socialization or religious rebels by religious parents explain part of the increase in religious "nones" between 1971 & 2005.



    Associated Search Terms: Family; Family life cycle; Practice
  • The positives and negatives of higher education: How the religious context in adolescence moderates the effects of education on changes in religiosity.
    Schwadel, Philip (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:4: 869-885.

    Analyzes National Study of Youth and Religion (U.S.A.) panel data; higher education likely leads to religious decline for mainline Protestants & those with religiously active parents, & increases in religiosity for nones & those where parents attended infrequently.

    Associated Search Terms: Young adults; Adolescence; Religiosity; Socialization; Family; Education; Panel study
  • Millennial children of intermarriage: Religious upbringing, identification, and behavior among children of Jewish and non-Jewish Parents.
    Sasson, Theodore, Janet Krasner Aronson, Fern Chertok, Charles Kadushin, and Leonard Saxe (2017)
    Contemporary Jewry 37:1: 99-123.

    Analyzes 2013 survey data from Jewish Americans. Later generations ae more likely to have been raised Jewish, with Jewish educations, & the identify as Jewish & observe practices.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Identification; Jewish, U.S.A.; Marriage; Practice
  • Family formation and returning to institutional religion in young adulthood.
    Uecker, Jeremy E., Damon Mayrl, and Samuel Stroope (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:2: 384-406.

    Analyzes 1994-2008 U.S. panel data (Adolescent to Adult health). Family formation, especially parenting, occasions practice &, to some extent, affiliation.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Panel study; Membership; Life cycle; Family
  • Parental religiosity and youth religiosity: Variations by family structure.
    Petts, Richard J. (2015)
    Sociology of Religion 76:1: 95-120.

    Analyzes 2002 & '05 survey data from U.S.A. youths. Parental attendance predicts youth attendance. Youths from step-parent families, never-married single-parent families, & co-habiting families were less likely to attend, irrespective of parental religiosity. Family structure did not affect parental religiosity predicting closeness to God or private religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Devotionalism; Family; Practice; Socialization
  • Losing Our Religion: How Unaffiliated Parents Are Raising Their Children.
    Manning, Christel J. (2015)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Analyzes 2002 & '05 survey data from U.S.A. youths. Parental attendance predicts youth attendance. Youths from step-parent families, never-married single-parent families, & co-habiting families were less likely to attend, irrespective of parental religiosity. Family structure did not affect parental religiosity predicting closeness to God or private religiosity.


    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Socialization; Family; Atheist
  • Family disruption and racial variation in adolescent and emerging adult religiosity.
    Denton, Melinda Lundquist, and Julian Culver (2015)
    Sociology of Religion 76:2: 222-239.

    Analyzes 2002-03 National Study of Youth and Religion (U.S.A.) data; religiosity declines after parental divorce among white but not among African American emerging adults.

    Associated Search Terms: Young adults; Race; Family; Religiosity; Adolescents; Divorce
  • In the realms of ethnicity, religion and emigration: New communities of memory in Israel.
    Feldman, Anat (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:2: 171-189.

    The initiators of ethnic communities of memory in Israel are 2nd generation immigrants from Islamic nations who can identify themselves as more religious than their parents. Based on participant observation in 3 towns--one of Libyan ethnicity, one Moroccan, & one Tunisian.

    Associated Search Terms: Tunisian Israelis; Moroccan Israelis; Libyan Israelis; Participant observation; Memory; Israel; Generations; Ethnic; Community; Jewish, Sephardim, Israel
  • Religious identity, religious attendance, and parental control.
    Kim, Young-Il, and W. Bradford Wilcox (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:4: 555-580.

    Analyzes 1998-2005 panel data from American adolescents (10-18 years old) & their parents. An "orthodox" religious identity among Catholic & Protestant parents & more frequent attendance for all parents predict more parental monitoring & normative regulations.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Practice; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Deviance/social control; Family
  • Creating partisan "footprints": The influence of parental religious socialization on party identification.
    Ammann, Sky L. (2014)
    Social Science Quarterly 95:5: 1361-1380.

    Analyzes 1965-97 Youth-Parent Socialization Panel Study (U.S.A.) data. Parental religious socialization has changing effects on political party identification over generations.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Panel study; Politics, U.S.A.; United States
  • Religion and parental values in a secularized country: Evidence from the Netherlands.
    Halman, Loek (2014)
    Social Compass 61:1: 121-140.

    Analyzes 2008 European Values Study data from the Netherlands. Parental values are related to religion; denominational differences in autonomy & obedience can be explained by attendance (a network mechanism) while differences in autonomy are partly explained by beliefs.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Practice; Obedience; Network; Belief; Family; Autonomy; Netherlands
  • "Islamic capital" and family life: The role of Islam in parenting.
    Franceschelli, Michela (2014)
    Sociology 48:6: 1190-1206.

    Analyzes 2008 European Values Study data from the Netherlands. Parental values are related to religion; denominational differences in autonomy & obedience can be explained by attendance (a network mechanism) while differences in autonomy are partly explained by beliefs.


    Associated Search Terms: South Asian British; Socialization; Social capital; Islam, Great Britain; Bourdieu, Pierre; Family; Great Britain
  • The Religiosity of Children of Immigrants and Natives in England, Germany, and the Netherlands: The Role of Parents and Peers in Class.
    DeHoon, Sean, and Frank Van Tubergen (2014)
    European Sociological Review 30:2: 194-206.

    Analyzes 2008 European Values Study data from the Netherlands. Parental values are related to religion; denominational differences in autonomy & obedience can be explained by attendance (a network mechanism) while differences in autonomy are partly explained by beliefs.



    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Religiosity; Netherlands; Migrant; Great Britain, England; Germany; Family; Comparative; Children
  • Inheritance of religiosity among Muslim immigrants in a secular society.
    Pol, Jasper van de, and Frank van Tubergen (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:1: 87-106.

    Analyzes 2008-10 interview & questionnaire data from Turkish & Moroccan immigrants in the Netherlands, aged 15-45. A stronger transmission is found in families with warm ties, different parental backgrounds, families strongly embedded in religious community, & families with higher parental religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Netherlands; Migrant; Islam, Netherlands; Religiosity; Family; Assimilation; Generations
  • Which societies provide a strong religious socialization context? Explanations beyond the effects of national religiosity.
    Müller, Tim S., Peter Schmidt, and Nan Dirk DeGraff (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:4: 739-759.

    Analyzes 1971-2008 International Social Survey Programme data. High levels of income inequality predict greater effects of religious socialization. parents need invest less in religiously socializing their children when the society does it.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Secularization; Religiosity; Practice; Family; Differentiation; Belief; Legitimation
  • Unaffiliated Parents and the Religious Training of their Children.
    Manning, Christel J. (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 74:2: 149-175.

    Based on 2005-07 interviews with 48 religiously unaffiliated parents in selected U.S. cities.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Salience; Grounded theory; Nonreligion; Family; Atheist, U.S.A.
  • Berevement and religion online: Stillbirth, neonatal loss, and parental religiosity.
    Bakker, Janel Kragt, and Jenell Paris (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:4: 657-674.

    Content analysis of postings on a website devoted to stillbirth & neonatal death bereavement. Themes include calling upon religion & calling it into question.

    Associated Search Terms: Internet; Death; Content analysis
  • Parental religious transmission after migration: The case of Dutch Muslims.
    Maliepaard, Mieke, and Marcel Lubbers (2013)
    Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 39;3: 425-442.

    Content analysis of postings on a website devoted to stillbirth & neonatal death bereavement. Themes include calling upon religion & calling it into question.


    Associated Search Terms: Family; Islam, Netherlands; Migrant; Moroccan Dutch; Netherlands; Socialization; Turkish Dutch
  • Les héritiers du baby-boom. Jeunes et religion au Québec.
    Gauthier, François, and Jean-Philippe Perreault (2013)
    Social Compass 60:4: 527-543.

    Quebec adolescents continue the non-practice of religion of their parents' generation. The label "Catholic" persists, however. There is an experiential religiosity decoupled from its would-be institutional embodiment.

    Associated Search Terms: Individualism; Adolescents; Canada, Quebec; Experience; Generations
  • Families and Faith. How Religion Is Passed Down across Generations.
    Bengtson, Vern L., Norella M. Putney, and Susan Harris (2013)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on 1970-2005 panel questionnaire & interview data from families. Intense religiosity & non-religiosity were transmitted across generations more successfully than middling levels of religiosity. The quality of parent/child relationships was important in religious socialization.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Generations; Disaffiliation; Panel study; Religiosity; Socialization; United States, California
  • Parental divorce, parental religious characteristics, and religious outcomes in adulthood.
    Uecker, Jeremy E., and Christopher G. Ellison (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:4: 777-794.

    Analyzes 1991, '98, & 2008 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; growing up in a single-parent family is positively associated with religious disaffiliation & switching; it has a negative relationship with attendance when 2 religiously-involved parents divorce.

    Associated Search Terms: Disaffiliation; Conversion; Divorce; Family; Generations; Practice; Socialization; United States
  • Parent-adolescent relationships quality as a moderator for the influence of parents' religiousness on adolescents' religiousness and adjustment.
    Kim-Spoon, Jungmeen, G.S. Longo, and M.E. McCullough (2012)
    Journal of Youth and Adolescence 41: 1576-1587.

    Analyzes 1991, '98, & 2008 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; growing up in a single-parent family is positively associated with religious disaffiliation & switching; it has a negative relationship with attendance when 2 religiously-involved parents divorce.


    Associated Search Terms: Family; Religiosity; Adolescents
  • Parental religiosity and children's educational attainment in the United States.
    Eirich, Gregory M. (2012)
    In Lisa A. Keister, John McCarthy, and Roger Finke (eds.) Religion, Work and Inequality. Bingley, U.K.: Emerald Group Publishing, pp. 153-181.

    Analyzes 1991, '98, & 2008 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; growing up in a single-parent family is positively associated with religious disaffiliation & switching; it has a negative relationship with attendance when 2 religiously-involved parents divorce.



    Associated Search Terms: United States; Socialization; Family; Education
  • Young people in mixed faith families: A case of knowledge and experience of two traditions?
    Arweck, Elisabeth, and Eleanor Nesbitt (2012)
    In Mathew Guest and Elisabeth Arweck (eds.) Religion and Knowledge: Sociological Perpectives. Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 57-75.

    Based on 2006-09 open-ended interviews with young people & their parents. The parents' connectedness to their religion & the grandparents' accessibility & acceptance of the grandchildren were important for the transmission of faith traditions.

    Associated Search Terms: Mixed-faith families; Great Britain; Family; Children; Adolescents
  • Strictly for Evangelical parenting support? The case of Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS).
    Crowley, Jocelyn Elise (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 54:4: 421-444.

    Based on 25 interviews.

    Associated Search Terms: Mothers of Preschoolers; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • The Influence of Religion on Adolescent Family Life in England: An Explanatory Study of the Views of Young People and Parents.
    Horwath, Jan, Janet Lees, and Peter Sidebotham (2012)
    Social Compass 59:2: 257-275.

    British adolescents had religious beliefs, based on family & peer expectations rather than on church authorities'.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Family; Focus group; Great Britain; Students, secondary
  • The Intergenerational Transmission of Churchgoing in England and Australia.
    Voas, David, and Ingrid Storm (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 53:4: 377-395.

    Analyzes 2001 International Congregational Life Survey data across 3 generations in England & Australia. Both grandparents' & parents' attendance, especially as couples, promotes children's attendance.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Great Britain, England; Generations; Practice; Family; Australia
  • Religious socialization among Malaysian Muslim adolescents: A family structure comparison.
    Krauss, Steven Eric, Azimi Hamzah, Ismi Arif Ismail, Turiman Suandi, Siti Rabaah Hamzah, Dzuhailmi Dahalan, and Fazilah Idris (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 54:4: 499-518.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from greater Kuala Lumpur area Muslim secondary school students. Most factors predicting religiosity did so more strongly for children from 2-parent families.

    Associated Search Terms: Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur; Socialization; Students, secondary; Islam, Malaysia; Family
  • Family Structure, Family Disruption, and Profiles of Adolescent Religiosity.
    Denton, Melinda Lundquist (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:1: 42-64.

    Analyzes 2003 & '08 National (U.S.A.) Study of Youth and Religion telephone survey data. Parental breakups are related to changes in adolescents' religious engagement, either increasing or decreasing it. Uses 5 levels of religious engagement: abiders, adapters, assenters, avoiders, atheists.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Divorce; Family
  • Parental Religiosity, Religious Homogamy, and Young Children's Well-being.
    Petts, Richard J. (2011)
    Sociology of Religion 72:4: 389-414.

    Analyzes 1998 & 2000 interview data from fragile families in U.S.A. cities. Attendance by 2 parents & religious homogamy are related positively to children's well-being, strictness negatively so.

    Associated Search Terms: Salience; Well-being, psychological; Strictness; Practice; Family; Marriage; Children; Panel study
  • Parental Divorce and Adult Religiosity: Evidence from the General Social Survey.
    Lau, Hsien-Hsien, and Nicholas H. Wolfinger (2011)
    Reivew of Religious Reseach 53:1: 85-103.

    Analyzes 1991, '98, & 2008 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; growing up with a single divorced parent increases the likelihood of adult attendance & odds of changing affiliation.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Divorce; Practice; Religiosity; United States
  • The effects of parental marital discord and divorce on the religious and spiritual lives of young adults.
    Ellison, Christopher G., Anthony B. Walker, Norval D. Glenn, and Elizabeth Marquardt (2011)
    Social Science Research 40:2:538-551.

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    Associated Search Terms: Young adults; Marriage/divorce; Generations; Socialization; Family; Divorce
  • Jewish Teenagers' Syncretism.
    Schwadel, Philip (2010)
    Review of Religious Research 51:3:324-332.

    Analyzes 2002-03 telephone interview data from U.S.A. teenagers & one of their parents; Jewish teenagers show more syncretism than others.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Jewish, U.S.A.; Syncretism
  • Conservative Protestants on chldren and parenting.
    Bartkowski, John P., and Christopher G. Ellison (2009)
    In Don S. Browning and Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore (eds.) Children and Childhood in American Religions. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 42-55.

    Analyzes 2002-03 telephone interview data from U.S.A. teenagers & one of their parents; Jewish teenagers show more syncretism than others.


    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Family; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Discipline and cherish: Conservative Protestant perspectives on children and parenting.
    Bartkowski, John P., and Christopher G. Ellison (2009)
    In Don S. Browning and Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore (eds.) Children and Childhood in American Religions. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 42-55.

    Analyzes 2002-03 telephone interview data from U.S.A. teenagers & one of their parents; Jewish teenagers show more syncretism than others.



    Associated Search Terms: Children; Conservative, U.S.A.; Family; Socialization
  • Religious Socialization and Identity Formation of Adolescents in High Tension Religions.
    Armet, Stephen (2009)
    Review of Religious Research 50:3: 277-297.

    Data from the 2nd wave of the National study of Youth and Religion (2005) show youth in high tension religions showed had more religious commitment while parental constraints & solidarity with parents were not related to religious outcomes.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Family; Adolescents
  • When faith divides family: Religious discord and adolescent reports of parent-child relations.
    Stokes, Charles E., and Mark D. Regnerus (2009)
    Social Science Research 38: 155-167.

    Data from the 2nd wave of the National study of Youth and Religion (2005) show youth in high tension religions showed had more religious commitment while parental constraints & solidarity with parents were not related to religious outcomes.


    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Conflict; Family
  • Parenting children from "mixed" racial, ethnic and faith bacgrounds: typifications of difference and belonging.
    Caballero, Chamion, Rosalind Edwards, and Shuby Puthussery (2009)
    Journal of Ethnic and Racial Studies 33;6: 949-967.

    Data from the 2nd wave of the National study of Youth and Religion (2005) show youth in high tension religions showed had more religious commitment while parental constraints & solidarity with parents were not related to religious outcomes.



    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Socialization; Family
  • Conservative Churches and Fertility Innovation: A Cultural-ecological Approach to the Second Demographic Transition among Nonblacks in the United States.
    Morrison, Emory (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:1: 103-120.

    1990 U.S. Census county-level data show the presence of conservative church contributes to higher fertility by affecting the timing of parenting.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; Demography; Ecology; Fertility
  • Parrains, partecipanti et parenté. Tendances de longue durée dans la sélection des parents spirituels au sein d'une communauté exceptionnelle: Nonantola, XVIe-XVIIIe siècles.
    Alfani, Guido (2009)
    In Guido Alfani, Philippe Castagnetti, and Vincent Gourdon (eds.) Baptiser. Pratique sacramentelle, pratique sociale (XVIe-XXe siècles). Saint-Etienne, France: PUSE, pp. 293-316.

    1990 U.S. Census county-level data show the presence of conservative church contributes to higher fertility by affecting the timing of parenting.


    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Godparent; France, Nonantola; Baptism; Community study
  • 'Spiritual, but not Religious:' The Impact of Parental Divorce on the Religious and Spiritual Identities of Young Adults in the United States.
    Zhai, Jiexia Elisa, Christopher G. Ellison, Charles E. Stokes, and Norval D. Glenn (2008)
    Review of Religious Research 49:4: 379-394.

    Based on 2003 telephone interview data from American young adults; adult children of divorced parents are most likely to identify themselves as spiritual but not religious.

    Associated Search Terms: Divorce; Family; Marriage/divorce; Socialization
  • Focused on their families: Religion, parenting, and child well-being.
    Wilcox, W. Bradford (2008)
    In K. Kline (ed.) Authoritative Communities: The Scientific Case for Nurturing the Whole Child. New York: Springer, pp. 227-244.

    Based on 2003 telephone interview data from American young adults; adult children of divorced parents are most likely to identify themselves as spiritual but not religious.


    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Authority; Well-being; Family
  • Talking about Religion: How Religious Youth and Parents Discuss their Faith.
    Dollahite, David C., and Jennifer Y. Thatcher (2008)
    Journal of Adolescent Reserch 23: 611-641.

    Based on 2003 telephone interview data from American young adults; adult children of divorced parents are most likely to identify themselves as spiritual but not religious.



    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Discourse; Family
  • Living and loving "decent": Religion and relationship quality among urban parents.
    Wilcox, W. Bradford, and Nicholas H. Wolfinger (2008)
    Social Science Research 37: 828-843.

    Based on 2003 telephone interview data from American young adults; adult children of divorced parents are most likely to identify themselves as spiritual but not religious.




    Associated Search Terms: Family
  • Back to School: Jewish Day School in the Lives of Adult Jews.
    Pomson, Alex, and Randal F. Schnoor (2008)
    Detroit, Michigan: Wayne State University Press.

    Parents' involvement in Judaism increases when their children enroll in Jewish day schools.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Education; Jewish, Canada; Participant observation
  • Religious Involvement and Attitudes Toward Parenting Among Low-income Urban Women.
    Hill, Terrence D., Amy M. Burdette, Mark Regnerus, and Ronald J. Angel (2008)
    Journal of Family Issues 29: 882-900.

    Parents' involvement in Judaism increases when their children enroll in Jewish day schools.


    Associated Search Terms: Family; Women
  • Unaccompanied Children in Churches: Low-income Urban Single Mothers, Religion, and Parenting.
    Sullivan, Susan Crawford (2008)
    Review of Religious Research 50:2: 157-175.

    Based on interviews with urban single mothers who bring or send their children to religious services in the northeast U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Poor; Socialization; Urban
  • Parental Divorce and Religious Involvement among Young Adults.
    Zhai, Jiexia Elisa, Christopher G. Ellison, Norval D. Glenn, and Elizabeth Marquardt (2007)
    Sociology of Religion 68:2: 125-144.

    Analyzes survey data from adult children of divorced & intact families. Parental divorce is related to lesser attendance but not to lesser private religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Divorce; Family; Marriage/divorce; Practice; Prayer
  • Parents' Religious Heterogamy and Children's Well-being.
    Petts, Richard J., and Chris Knoester (2007)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 46:3: 373-389.

    Based on 1987-94 longitudinal data from U.S. adults; mixid marriage is related to lower parental religiosity, more marital conflict, and lower children's well-being.

    Associated Search Terms: Children; Family; Marriage; Well-being
  • Parental Religious Socialization Practices and Self-esteem in Late Life.
    Krause, Neal (2007)
    Review of Religious Research 49:2: 109-127.

    Based on 2001 interview data from African American & white Christian seniors in the continental U.S.A.; links childhood religious socialization to adult practice & prayer & then to self-esteem in old age.

    Associated Search Terms: Gerontology; Practice; Prayer; Self-esteem; Socialization; African Americans
  • Religious socialization among American youth: How faith shapes parents, children, and adolescents.
    Barrtkowski, John P. (2007)
    In James A. Beckford and Nicholas J. Demerath, III (eds.) Sage Handbook of the Sociology of Religion. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage, pp. 511-525.

    Based on 2001 interview data from African American & white Christian seniors in the continental U.S.A.; links childhood religious socialization to adult practice & prayer & then to self-esteem in old age.


    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Adolescents; Children; Family
  • The relationship between parental involvement and urban secondary school student academic achievement A meta-analysis.
    Jeynes, William H. (2007)
    Urban Education 42:1: 82-110.

    Based on 2001 interview data from African American & white Christian seniors in the continental U.S.A.; links childhood religious socialization to adult practice & prayer & then to self-esteem in old age.



    Associated Search Terms: Education; Family
  • 'I Know this Isn't PC, but...': Religious Exclusivism among U.S. Adolescents.
    Trinitapoli, Jenny (2007)
    Sociological Quarterly 48:3: 451-483.

    Analyzes survey & interview data from U.S.A. adolescents; Mormons & Evangelicals are most likely to hold exclusivist beliefs. Parent religiosity & dense religious peer networks favor exclusivism.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Peers; Network; Mormon, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Adolescents; Exclusivism
  • Do as I Say and as I Do: The Effects of Consistent Parental Beliefs and Behaviors upon Religious Transmission.
    Bader, Christopher D., and Scott A. Desmond (2006)
    Sociology of Religion 67:3: 313-329.

    Analyzes National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (U.S.A.) data; parents who are religious in attitude & practice transmit their religiosity to their children.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Socialization; Adolescents
  • The Role of Parent Religiosity in Teens' Transitions to Sex and Contraception.
    Manlove, Jennifer S., Elizabeth Terry-Humen, Erum N. Ikramullah, and Kristen A. Moore (2006)
    Journal of Adolescent Health 39: 578-587.

    Analyzes National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (U.S.A.) data; parents who are religious in attitude & practice transmit their religiosity to their children.


    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Family; Sexual activity
  • Keeping the Faith: Religious Transmission and Apostasy in Generation X.
    Nooney, Jennifer Elizabeth (2006)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, North Carolina State University.

    Family factors are strong predictors of children retaining or abandoning the religion of their parents.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Generations; Family; Disaffiliation
  • Finding Faith, Losing Faith: The Prevalence and Context of Religious Transformations during Adolescence.
    Regnerus, Mark D., and Jeremy E. Uecker (2006)
    Review of Religious Research 47:3: 217-237.

    Analyzes 2 waves (1995, '96) of a panel study of U.S. 7-12 graders. Most had no change in religiosity. African Americans, southerners, & parents' education predicted increased religiosity, sexual activity & single-parent family predicted decreased.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Salience; Adolescents; Students, secondary; Students, primary; Conversion; Disaffiliation
  • Reconceptualizing Religious Change: Ethno-apostasy and Change in Religion among American Jews.
    Phillips, Benjamin T. (2006)
    Sociology of Religion 67:4: 507-524.

    Based on 2000-01 National Jewish Population Survey data; low personal socioeconomic status, which would differ from that of the Jewish population, & having a non-Jewish parent predict conversion to a non-Jewish religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Stratification; Jewish, U.S.A.; Disaffiliation; Conversion
  • Talking about Sex: Religion and Patterns of Parent-child Communication about Sex and Contraception.
    Regnerus, Mark D. (2005)
    Sociological Quarterly 46:1: 79-105.

    Based on surveys of U.S. parents and U.S. adolescents; public religiosity and salience curb parent-adolescent child talk about sex & birth control.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Family; Sexuality; Salience; Socialization; Birth control
  • Religious Switching: Does Parents' Education Matter?
    Adamczyk, Amy (2005)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 15: 51-70.

    Analyzes 1998 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; educational differences between parents & children do not affect rates of apostasy or conversion to more liberal denominations.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Conversion; Disaffiliation; Education; Family
  • Religion and conflict in marital and parent-child relationships.
    Mahoney, Annette (2005)
    Journal of Social Issues 61:4: 689-706.

    Analyzes 1998 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; educational differences between parents & children do not affect rates of apostasy or conversion to more liberal denominations.


    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; Family
  • Familial and Religious Influences on Adolescent Alcohol Use: A Multi-Level Study of Students and School Communities.
    Bjarnason, Thoroddur, Thorolfur Thorlindsson, Inga D. Sigfusdottir, and Michael R. Welch (2005)
    Social Forces 84:1: 375-390.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Icelandic 10th grade (15-16 year old) secondary school students; religious participation inversely predicts alcohol use, while schools with more religiously practicing parents inversely predicted girls' alcohol use.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Alcohol; Iceland; Socialization
  • Late adolescent perceptions of parent religiosity and parenting processes.
    Snider, J. Blake, Andrea Clements, and Alexander T. Vazsonyi (2004)
    Family Process 4:4: 489-502.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Icelandic 10th grade (15-16 year old) secondary school students; religious participation inversely predicts alcohol use, while schools with more religiously practicing parents inversely predicted girls' alcohol use.


    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Family; Socialization
  • Religion and Intergenerational Assistance: Distinct Differences by Adult Children's Gender and Parents' Marital Status.
    Myers, Scott M. (2004)
    Sociological Quarterly 45: 67-89.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Icelandic 10th grade (15-16 year old) secondary school students; religious participation inversely predicts alcohol use, while schools with more religiously practicing parents inversely predicted girls' alcohol use.



    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Sex; Marriage; Family
  • Polish Children and Refugees: The Role of Religious Culture and Gender in the Host Community Acculturation Process.
    DeMarinis, Valerie, Halina Grzymala-Moszczynska, and Przemyslaw Jablonski (2004)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 12: 23-52.

    Based on interviews with Polish children & their parents who live near refugee settlements. Examines influence of images of God on attitudes toward refugees.

    Associated Search Terms: Poland; Children; God, image of; Migrant; Refugees
  • An Exception to the Exception: Second-Generation Korean American Church Participation.
    Kim, Henry H., and Ralph E. Pyle (2004)
    Social Compass 51:3: 321-333.

    2nd generation Korean Americans are relatively religiously inactive & leave their parents' immigrant churches. Reports participant observation data in a 2nd generation Korean American congregation. Close family ties & ethnic identity evident.

    Associated Search Terms: Korean Americans; Generations; Participant observation; United States, Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Religious Participation and Parental Moral Expectations and Supervision of American Youth.
    Smith, Christian (2003)
    Review of Religious Research 44:4: 414-424.

    Analyzes 1998-99 U.S.A. survey data; parental religious practice increases parental moral expectations & supervision of adolescent children.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Socialization; Adolescents; United States
  • Circumscribed Circumcision: The Motivations and Identities of Israel Parents who Do not Circumcize their Sons.
    Tabory, Ephraim, and Sharon Erez (2003)
    In Elizabeth Mark (ed.) My Covenant in Your Flesh. Hanover, New Hampshire: University Press of New England/Brandeis University Press.

    Analyzes 1998-99 U.S.A. survey data; parental religious practice increases parental moral expectations & supervision of adolescent children.


    Associated Search Terms: Circumcision; Identity; Israel; Jewish, Israel
  • Parent-Child Communication about Religion: Survey and Diary Data on Unilateral Transmission and Bi-Directional Reciprocity Styles.
    Boyatzis, Chris J., and Denise L. Janicki (2003)
    Review of Religious Research 44:3: 252-270.

    Finds diary information more accurate & revealing than survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Diaries; Children; Family; Socialization; Methodology
  • Religion, Convention, and Parental Involvement.
    Wilcox, W. Bradford (2002)
    Journal of Marriage and Family 64: 780-792.

    Finds diary information more accurate & revealing than survey data.


    Associated Search Terms: Family
  • Parental Divorce and the "Switching" of Religious Identity.
    Lawton, Leora E., and Regina Bures (2001)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 40:1: 99-111.

    Parental divorce during one's childhood increases the likelihood of changing or defecting from a religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Disaffiliation; Divorce; Conversion
  • Churches in Dutch: Causes of Religious Disaffiliation in The Netherlands, 1937-1995.
    Grotenhuis, Manfred te, and Peer Scheepers (2001)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 40:4: 591-606.

    Analyzes 1995 national Dutch survey data. Rationalization (parents' educational & occupational attainment, urbanization, & inversely age) is primarily responsible for religious disaffiliation.

    Associated Search Terms: Netherlands; Disaffiliation; Rationalization; Marriage; Education; Occupation; Urban; Age
  • Religion in the Home in the 1980s and 90s: A Meta-Analytic Review and Conceptual Analyses of Links between Religion, Marriage and Parenting.
    Mahoney, Annette, Kenneth I. Pargament, Nalini Tarakeshwar, and Aaron B. Swant (2001)
    Journal of Family Psychology 15: 559-596.

    Analyzes 1995 national Dutch survey data. Rationalization (parents' educational & occupational attainment, urbanization, & inversely age) is primarily responsible for religious disaffiliation.


    Associated Search Terms: Family; Marriage
  • Conservative Protestant Child Discipline: The Case of Parental Yelling.
    Bartkowski, John P., and W. Bradford Wilcox (2000)
    Social Forces 79:1: 265-290.

    Analyzes 1987-88 U.S.A. survey data; while conservative Protestant parents were more likely to use corporal punishment, they were less likely to yell.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Conservative, U.S.A.; Socialization; Family
  • Charting the Paradox of Evangelical Family Life: Gender and Parenting in Conservative Protestant Households.
    Bartkowski, John P., W. Bradford Wilcox, and Christopher G. Ellison (2000)
    Family Ministry 14: 9-21.

    Analyzes 1987-88 U.S.A. survey data; while conservative Protestant parents were more likely to use corporal punishment, they were less likely to yell.


    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Family; Gender; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Perceived Parental Acceptance as a Moderator of Religious Transmission Among Adolescent Boys and Girls.
    Bao, Wan-Ning, Les B. Whitbeck, Danny R. Hoyt, and Rand D. Conger (1999)
    Journal of Marriage and the Family 6: 362-374.

    Perceiving parents, especially mothers, as accepting furthers the transmission of religious belief & practice.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Iowa; Family; Socialization
  • The Effect of Parents' Fundamentalism on Children's Educational Attainment: Examining Differences by Gender and Children's Fundamentalism.
    Sherkat, Darren E., and Alfred Darnell (1999)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 38:1: 23-35.

    Analyzes 1965, '69, & '73 U.S. panel survey data; fundamentalist parents hindered the educational attainment of their non-fundamentalist children, & non-fundamentalist parents hindered that of their fundamentalist children.

    Associated Search Terms: Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Family; Education
  • Parents, Religion and Perceived Social Coherence: A Durkheimian Framework of Adolescent Anomie.
    Bjarnason, Thoroddur (1998)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 37;4: 742-754.

    Analyzes 1995 questionnaire data from Icelandic adolescents; religious participation & parental support enhanced subjective well-being.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Well-being; Family; Iceland; Adolescents; Anomie; Social control
  • Religion and Attitudes on Moral Issues: Effects of Individual, Spouse and Parental Characteristics.
    Scheepers, Peer, and Frans van der Slik (1998)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 37:4: 678-691.

    Analyzes 1992-93 Dutch Family Survey data; spouse & network influences affect moral stances.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Netherlands; Family
  • Effects of Parental Church Attendance, Current Family Status, and Religious Salience on Church Attendance.
    Ploch, Donald R., and Donald W. Hastings (1998)
    Review of Religious Research 39:4: 309-320.

    Analyzes 1986-89 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; churches would do better recruiting friends of parishioners than children of loyal members.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Salience; Socialization; Marriage; Family; United States
  • Conservative Protestant Childrearing: Authoritarian or Authoritative?
    Wilcox, W. Bradford (1998)
    American Sociological Review 63:6: 796-809.

    Analyzes conservative Protestant literature and 1987-88 National (U.S.A.) Survey of Families and Households data; shows conservative religion related to parents' showing affection toward their children.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; United States; Family
  • The Role of Parental Religious Fundamentalism and Right-Wing Authoritarianism in Child-Rearing Goals and Practices.
    Danso, Henry, Bruce Hunsberger, and Michael Pratt (1997)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 36:4: 496-511.

    Survey of university students & their parents; fundamentalism predicts parents' desire for children staying in a religion independently of political conservatism.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Family; Fundamentalist, Canada; Corporal punishment; Canada; Students, undergraduate
  • Parent-child Relationships and Children's Images of God.
    Dickie, Jane R., Amy K. Eshleman, Dawn M. Merasco, Amy Shepard, Michael Vander Wilt, and Melissa Johnson (1997)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 36:1: 25-43.

    Based on interviews with children.

    Associated Search Terms: God, image of; Children; Socialization
  • Dimensions of Religiosity as Mediators of the Relations between Parenting and Adolescent Deviant Behavior.
    Litchfield, Allen W., Darwin L. Thomas, and Bing Dao Li (1997)
    Journal of Adolescent Research 12: 199-226.

    Based on interviews with children.


    Associated Search Terms: Deviance/social control; Adolescents; Dimensions of religiosity; Family
  • National Context, Parental Socialization, and Religious Belief: Results from 15 Nations.
    Kelley, Jonathan, and Nan Dirk DeGraf (1997)
    American Sociological Review 62: 639-659.

    Analyzes 1991 International Social Survey Programme data; believers in more religious nations are more orthodox. Family is more important in secular nations.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Belief; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Family
  • Family Behaviors among Early U.S. Baby Boomers: Exploring the Effects of Religion and Income Change, 1965-1982.
    Clydesdale, Timothy T. (1997)
    Social Forces 76:2: 605-635.

    Analyzes 1965-81 panel interview data from 1965 U.S. highs chool graduates; church attendance furthered involvement in children's education, contact with parents, & marital stability.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Family; Practice; United States; Socialization; Education
  • Family Worship Patterns and Their Correlation with Adolescent Behavior and Beliefs.
    Lee, Jerry W., Gail T. Rice, and V. Bailey Gillespie (1997)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 36:3: 372-381.

    Actively modeling religiosity & actively replicating it by children in home worship has subsequent social control effects; analyzes questionnaire data from students of Seventh-day Adventist schools, their parents, pastors, & teachers.

    Associated Search Terms: Seventh-day Adventist; Social control; Prayer; Students, secondary; Socialization; Family; Students, primary
  • Explaining the Political and Personal Consequences of Protest.
    Sherkat, Darren E., and T. Jean Blocker (1997)
    Social Forces 75:3: 1049-1076.

    Analyzes 1965-82 Youth Parent Socialization Panel Study (U.S.A.) data; net of effects of predictors of student activism, protest involvement predicted leftist politics, new class jobs, untraditional religion, less practice, later marriage, fewer children.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Education; Protest; Practice
  • Conservative Protestantism and the Parental Use of Corporal Punishment.
    Ellison, Christopher G., John P. Bartkowski, and Michelle L. Segal (1996)
    Social Forces 74:3: 1003-1028.

    Analyzes 1987-88 survey data from U.S. adults; finds conservative Protestant membership & belief correlates with frequent use of corporal punishment.

    Associated Search Terms: Corporal punishment; United States; Conservative, U.S.A.; Socialization
  • An Interactive Model of Religiosity Inheritance: The Importance of Family Context.
    Myers, Scott M. (1996)
    American Sociological Review 61: 858-866.

    Analyzes interview data from U.S. parents in 1980 & their adult children in 1992; parents' religiosity, the happiness of their marriages, & their occupational status (father working, mother at home) promote children's religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Family; United States; Generations
  • Do conservative Protestant parents spank more often? Further evidence from the National Survey of Families and Households.
    Ellison, Christopher G., John P. Bartkowski, and Michelle L. Segal (1996)
    Social Science Quaterly 77:3: 663-673.

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    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; Corporal punishment; Family; Socialization
  • "Losing my Religion": A Dynamic Analysis of Leaving the Chuch in the Netherlands.
    Need, Ariana, and Nan Dirk DeGraaf (1996)
    European Sociological Review 12: 87-99.

    Analyzes 1992-93 Dutch Family Survey data. Education beyond secondary studies, educated parents of respondent, & marrying a non-religious spouse contribute to being unchurched. There is an added contemporary secularizing effect.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Secularization; Education; Disaffiliation; Netherlands
  • Parental Influences on God Images among Children: Testing Durkheim's Metaphoric Parallelism.
    Hertel, Bradley R., and Michael J. Donahue (1995)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 34:2: 186-199.

    Analyzes 1982-83 U.S. survey data from children (5th-9th graders) & their parents; notes parallels between divine & parental attributes.

    Associated Search Terms: God, image of; Children; Socialization; Family; United States; Students, primary
  • Divergent Models of Childrearing in Popular Manuals: Conservative Protestants vs. the Mainstream Experts.
    Bartkowski, John P., and Christopher G. Ellison (1995)
    Sociology of Religion 56:1: 21-34. Reprinted in Nijole Benokraitus (ed.) Feuds about Families: Conservative Centrist, Liberal, and Feminist Perspectives. New York: Prnetice-Hall, 2000, pp. 205-214.

    Contrasts parenting advice from popular manuals produced by liberal & conservative Protestant writers.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative/liberal; Socialization; Family
  • The Contribution of Religion to Volunteer Work.
    Wilson, John, and Thomas Janoski (1995)
    Sociology of Religion 56:2: 137-152.

    Analyzes interview data from a 1965, '73, & '82 youth/parent socialization panel study.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Voluntary action research; Catholic, U.S.A.; Liberal, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Partial Alienation as Organizational Parent-member Accommodation: An Urban, Midwestern Catholic Parish.
    Ray, Melissa (1994)
    Sociology of Religion 55:1: 53-64.

    Based on participant observation, interviews, & documentary evidence from a progressive Midwest U.S. Catholic parish; shows not only individuals but parishes maintain a "partially alienated" or strained relationship with the hierarchy.

    Associated Search Terms: Authority; Participant observation; Catholic, U.S.A.; Parish
  • The Influence of Work-related Stressors on Clergy Husbands and their Wives.
    Morris, Michael Lane, and Priscilla White Blanton (1994)
    Family Relations 43:2: 189-195.

    Work-related stress inversely predicted marital, parental, & life satisfaction among clergy husbands & their wives.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Clergy spouses; Family; Life satisfaction; Stress
  • Religion's Role in Organizing Family Relationships: Family Process in Rural, Two-Parent African American Families.
    Brody, Gene H., Zolinda Stoneman, Douglas Flor, and Chris McCrary (1994)
    Journal of Marriage and the family 56:4: 878-888.

    Religiosity was linked to marital interaction quality.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Religiosity; African Americans; Rural
  • Returning to the Fold.
    Wilson, John, and Darren E. Sherkat (1994)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 33:2: 148-161.

    Analyzes 1965, '73, & '83 panel design interview data from 1965 U.S. high school seniors & their parents; finds family of socialization variables & family of procreation variables affect rates of returning to religion after abandoning it.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Returnee; Life cycle; Disaffiliation
  • Obedience and Autonomy: Religion and Parental Values Reconsidered.
    Ellison, Christopher G., and Darren E. Sherkat (1993)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 32:4: 313-329.

    Conservative Protestants are prone to endorse authoritarian parenting disproportionately, but not valuing obedience at the expense of autonomy. Catholics also value authoritarian parenting disproportionately, but less so than conservative Protestants.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Conservative, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Autonomy; Socialization; United States; Intellectuality; Authoritarianism
  • Perceived Parents' Religiosity, Friends' Drinkng, and Hellfire: A Panel Study of Adolescent Drinking.
    Burkett, Steven R. (1993)
    Review of Religious Research 35:2: 134-154.

    Analyzes 1980-82 longitudinal questionnaire data from high school students in a northwest U.S. city; shows parents' religiosity having no direct effect on delinquency, but an effect mediated through respondents' religiosity & selection of friends.

    Associated Search Terms: Delinquency; Students, secondary; Socialization; Religiosity; Alcohol; Network
  • Religion and the Social Positions of Women and Men.
    Steggerda, Moniek (1993)
    Social Compass 40:1: 65-73.

    Analyzes 1990 questionnaire data from Dutch adults. Religious belief & participation are higher among parents & work force participants; this accounts for some of the higher religiosity of women.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Netherlands; Economic; Social participation
  • Religiosity, Subjective Norms, and Educational Attitudes in the Choice of Religious Education by Israeli Parents.
    Schwartzwald, Jsoeph, and Abraham Leslau (1992)
    Journal for the Scientific study of Religion 31:3: 261-278.

    Analyzes interview data from parents of kindergarten students in Israel; develops predictive models for choosing religious vs. secular schools.

    Associated Search Terms: Israel; Education; Jewish, Israel
  • Une religion à transmettre: le choix des parents. Essai d’analyse culturelle.
    Milot, Micheline (1991)
    Sainte-Foy, Québec: Presses de l'Université Laval.

    Analyzes interview data from parents of kindergarten students in Israel; develops predictive models for choosing religious vs. secular schools.


    Associated Search Terms: Culture; Family; Socialization
  • Religious Socialization and the Family: An Examination of Religious Influence in the Family over the Life Course.
    Sherkat, Darren E. (1991)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Duke University. [DA 52:8 A, p. 3091]

    Analyzes Youth-Parent Socialization Panel Study data; finds reciprocal influence on religious belief & participation from adolescence into adulthood.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Identification; Belief; Family; Practice
  • Leaving the Faith: Testing Theories of Religious Switching Using Survival Models.
    Sherkat, Darren E. (1991)
    Social Science Research 20: 171-187.

    Analyzes 1988 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; finds parents' religious exogamy, lapses in practice, denomination of origin, generation, & education affect changes in religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Disaffiliation; United States; Conversion; Generations; Education
  • Religious Affiliation and the Family.
    Wilson, John, and Sharon Sandomirsky (1991)
    Sociological Forum 6:2: 289-309.

    Analyzes 1965-66 & '79 questionnaire data from a panel from 1965-66 high school juniors & seniors; shows women's chances of religious affiliation more affected than men's by parents' religious homogamy, by marriage, & by parenthood.

    Associated Search Terms: Sex; Life cycle; Family
  • Religious Influence on Parental Attitudes toward the Use of Corporal Punishment.
    Wiche, Vernon R. (1990)
    Journal of Family Violence 5:2: 173-186.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from various churches in the northern South, U.S.; members of denominations having literalist readings of the bible scored higher on a parental physical punishment scale.

    Associated Search Terms: Corporal punishment; Socialization; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.
  • A Measure of Religiousness, and its Relation to Parent and Child Mental Health Variables.
    Strayhorn, Joseph M., Carla S. Weidman, and David Larson (1990)
    Journal of Community Psychology 18: 34-43.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from various churches in the northern South, U.S.; members of denominations having literalist readings of the bible scored higher on a parental physical punishment scale.


    Associated Search Terms: Mental health; Religiosity scale
  • Bruxas, vizinhos e parentes na Beira Alta.
    Carvalho, C.A. (1989)
    In Fernando Oliveira Baptista et al. (eds.), Estudos em homenagen a Ernesto Veiga de Oliveira. Lisboa: Instituto Nacional de Investigação Cientifica, pp. 75-84.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from various churches in the northern South, U.S.; members of denominations having literalist readings of the bible scored higher on a parental physical punishment scale.



    Associated Search Terms: Witch; Portugal, Beira Alta
  • Church Attendance and Traditional Religious Beliefs in Adolescence and Young Adulthood: A Panel Study.
    Willits, Fern K., and Donald M. Crider (1989)
    Review of Religious Research 31:1: 68-81.

    Analyzes 1970 & '81 questionnaire data from '70 non-central city Pennsylvania high school sophomores; religious practice & impact of parental practice patterns declined, & spouses' practice patterns became influential.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Marriage; Youth; Practice; Life cycle; Panel study; Students, secondary
  • The Transmission of Religious Beliefs and Practices from Parents to Firstborn Early Adolescent Sons.
    Clark, Cynthia A., Everett L. Worthington, and Donald B. Danser (1988)
    Journal of Marriage and the Family 50: 463-472.

    Analyzes 1970 & '81 questionnaire data from '70 non-central city Pennsylvania high school sophomores; religious practice & impact of parental practice patterns declined, & spouses' practice patterns became influential.


    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Family; Socialization
  • A New Typology for Organizations: Market, Bureaucracy, Clan and Mission, with Application to American Denominations.
    Scherer, Ross P. (1988)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 27:4: 475-498.

    Examines prior studies of various denominations; focuses on the % of members adhering to the denomination of their parents, & data on pastors' views of church organization & mission.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodist, U.S.A.; Lutheran Church in America; American Lutheran Church; Evangelical United Brethren, U.S.A.; Episcopal; Lutheran, Missouri Synod; Catholic, U.S.A.; Organization; American Baptist; Disciples of Christ; Southern Baptist
  • A New Typology for Organizations: Market, Bureaucracy, Clan and Mission, with Application to American Denominations.
    Scherer, Ross P. (1988)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 27:4: 475-498.

    Examines prior studies of various denominations; focuses on the % of members adhering to the denomination of their parents, & data on pastors' views of church organization & mission.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian, U.S.A.; United Church of Christ
  • Wives' Employment Status and Marital Happiness of Religious Couples.
    Johnson, Barry L., Susan Eberley, James T. Duke, and Deborah Hunt Sartain (1988)
    Review of Religious Research 29:3: 259-270.

    Based on a survey of American Mormon parents. Husbands of full-time employed wives were most, of homemaker wives less, & of part-time employed wives least satisfied; homemaker wives were most, full-time employed less, part-time employed least satisfied.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; Family; Women
  • Following the Leaders: Parents' Influence on Adolescent Religious Activity.
    Kieren, Kianne K., and Brenda Munro (1987)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 26:2: 249-255.

    Secondary analysis of data from families included in fraternal organization membership lists; correlates parents' & children's religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Family
  • Parental Religion and Alcohol Use Problems as Intergenerational Predictors of Problem Drinking among College Youth.
    Perkins, H. Wesley (1987)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 26:3: 340-357.

    Analyzes 1984 questionnaire data from students at a private college in New York State; shows effects of parents' religion on alcohol use.

    Associated Search Terms: Alcohol; Students, undergraduate; Family; Denomination (organizational entity)
  • Attitudes and Tendencies toward Return to Judaism among Israeli Adolescents: Seekers or Drifters?
    Yogev, Abraham, and Judith El-Dor (1987)
    Jewish Journal of Sociology 29:1: 5-17.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Israeli high school seniors; shows "returning" to Orthodoxy is related to parents' religiosity & to socialization, not to alienation & feelings of helplessness.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Jewish, Israel; Israel; Students, secondary
  • Toward a Redefinition of 'Sect' and 'Cult': Orthodox Judaism in the United States and Israel.
    Danzger, M. Herbert (1987)
    Comparative Social Research 10: 113-123.

    Based on observations at schools for newly religious Orthodox Jews in the U.S.A. & Israel; suggests using parents' attempts to deprogram (exorcism) newly religious children as indicators of "cults."

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Typology; Jewish, Orthodox, Israel; Israel; United States; Sect; Cult
  • Transmission of Religious Values from Parents to Adolescents.
    Dudley, Roger L., and Margaret G. Dudley (1986)
    Review of Religious Research 28:1: 3-15.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from American Adventist families; shows both similarities & differences between youths' values & their parents'.

    Associated Search Terms: Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Adolescents; Socialization; Family; Generations
  • Religion and Parental Child-rearing Orientations: Evidence of a Catholic-Protestant Convergence.
    Alwin, Duane F. (1986)
    American Journal of Sociology 92:2: 412-440.

    1958-83 data from the Detroit & 1973-84 National Opinion Research Center data show fewer differences in Protestant vs. Catholic parental values (e.g., autonomy, obedience), & differences within denominations reflecting forms of religious participation.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Catholic, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.; Family; United States, Michigan, Detroit
  • Reference Groups, Religiosity, and Premarital Sexual Behavior.
    Woodroof, J. Timothy (1986)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 25:4: 436-460.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from students at 8 Churches of Christ colleges in the U.S. Peers' religious practices & attitudes are more influential than parents'.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Reference group; Practice; Churches of Christ; Sexual activity
  • Parent-University Student Agreement on Religious and Nonreligious Issues.
    Hunsberger, Bruce E. (1985)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 24:3: 314-320.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Wilfrid Laurier University students & their parents; compares apostates & their parents with others & their parents. There was not much of a generation gap.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Disaffiliation; Canada; Students, undergraduate
  • Parental Control, Age, and Religious Practice.
    Potvin, Raymond H., and Douglas M. Sloane (1985)
    Review of Religious Research 27:1: 3-14.

    Analyzes 1975 interview data from American adolescents; shows age during adolescence having an independent effect on practice.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Age; Adolescents; Practice
  • The Virgin Mary at LaSalette and Lourdes: Whom Did the Children See?
    Carroll, Michael P. (1985)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 24:1: 56-74.

    Desire for a parental figure is offered as an explanation.

    Associated Search Terms: Marian
  • Religious Traditions, Parents, and Peers as Determinants of Alcohol and Drug use Among College Students.
    Perkins, H. Wesley (1985)
    Review of Religious Research 27:1: 15-31.

    Analyzes 1984 questionnaire data from students at a private college in New York State; shows denominational effects (low Jewish use of alcohol) disappearing among students as they stay in college longer.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Students, undergraduate; Peers; Alcohol; Drug
  • La religion des jeunes.
    Rezsohazy, Rudolf (1985)
    Recherches sociologiques 16:3: 271-284.

    1977-82 longitudinal questionnaire study of francophone Belgian youths & their parents; sees family & school mediating contextual influences that in turn weaken religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Family; Education; Socialization; Adolescents; Belgium
  • Parental Use of the Threat "God Will Punish": Replication and Extension.
    Nelsen, Hart M., and Alice Kroliczak (1984)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 23:3: 267-277.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from 4th-8th graders in public & Catholic schools in southern Minnesota.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, primary; United States, Minnesota; Socialization
  • The Relative Importance of Parents and Peers for Adolescent Religious Orientation: An Australian Study.
    DeVaus, David A. (1983)
    Adolescence 18/69: 147-158.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from 16-18 year olds in 12 schools in Victoria State, Australia; shows parents more influential than peers in religious matters.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Students, secondary; Australia, Victoria; Peers
  • If I Should Die before I Wake: Religious Commitment and Adjustment to Death of a Child.
    Cook, Judith A., and Dale W. Wimberley (1983)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 22:3: 222-238.

    Analyzes interview or questionnaire data from parents of children who died of cancer; shows religious commitment both cause & consequence of adjustment to bereavement. Interprets the results with deprivation/compensation theory.

    Associated Search Terms: Death; Deprivation; Medical
  • Apostasy: A Social Learning Perspective.
    Hunsberger, Bruce E. (1983)
    Review of Religious Research 25:1: 21-38.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from students at Wilfrid Laurier University; matches apostates & others. Finds no difference in politics, intellectualism, academic orientation, adjustment, happiness in life, personality, or rebellion against parents.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Canada; Disaffiliation; Intellectuality; Politics, Canada
  • Transmission of Religious and Social Values from Parents to Teenage Children.
    Hoge, Dean R., Gregory H. Petrillo, and Ella I. Smith (1982)
    Journal of Marriage and the Family 44: 569-580.

    Analyzes 1976 questionnaire data from Catholic, Southern Baptist, & United Methodist 10th graders in Maryland near D.C.; shows effects of denomination & parents' ages, agreement about religion, & good relations with children, on value socialization.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Adolescents; Socialization; Family; United Methodist; Southern Baptist
  • Desired Outcomes of Religious Education and Youth Ministry in Six Denominations.
    Hoge, Dean R., Esther Heffernan, Eugene F. Hemrick, Hart M. Nelsen, James P. O'Connor, Paul J. Philibert, and Andrew D. Thompson (1982)
    Review of Religious Research 23:3: 230-254.

    Survey of 1,853 religious educators & parents.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Youth ministry; Moral; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.; Education; Belief; Church of God (Anderson, Indiana); United Methodist; Southern Baptist; Episcopal; Catholic, U.S.A.; Justice
  • The Influence of Social and Theological Factors upon the Goals of Religious Education.
    Nelsen, Hart M. (1982)
    Review of Religious Research 23:3: 255-263.

    Analyzes data from parents of children in religious education in 6 denominations in the U.S.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Denomination (organizational entity); Education; Theology
  • Moral Maturity and Education beyond Conventional Morality.
    Philibert, Paul J. (1982)
    Review of Religious Research 23:3: 286-296.

    Analyzes 1979-80 questionnaire data from parents & educators in 6 U.S. denominations; focuses on priority given to moral maturity.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Episcopal; United Methodist; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.; Church of God (Anderson, Indiana); Southern Baptist
  • The Impact of Children on Sex Related Differences in Church Attendance.
    DeVaus, David A. (1982)
    Sociological Analysis 43:2: 145-154.

    Analyzes 1972-80 National Opinion Research Center (U.S.A.) data; shows parenting affected men's as well as women's church attendance rates.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; United States; Practice; Women
  • Teachers, Pedagogy and the Process of Religious Education.
    Philibert Paul J., and Dean R. Hoge (1982)
    Review of Religious Research 23:3: 264-285.

    Analyzes 1979-80 survey of parents & religious educators in 6 U.S. denominations; profiles preferred pedagogical method & teacher qualities & correlates them with educational objectives.

    Associated Search Terms: Southern Baptist; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.; Church of God (Anderson, Indiana); Episcopal; United Methodist; Catholic, U.S.A.; Denomination (organizational entity); Education
  • Gender Differences in the Effects of Parental Discord on Preadolescent Religiousness.
    Nelsen, Hart M. (1981)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 20:4: 351-360.

    Analyzes 1975 questionnaire data from 4th-8th graders in southern Minnesota.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Students, primary; Sex; Socialization; United States, Minnesota
  • Predicting Intolerance: The Impact of Parents' Own Tolerance vs. Social Class and Religious Fundamentalism.
    Acock, Alan C., Charles Wright, and Kay McKensie (1981)
    Deviant Behavior 3:1: 65-84.

    Sample of subscribers to a Los Angeles area medical plan, up to 1975; examines whether fundamentalism transmits intolerance of deviance.

    Associated Search Terms: Tolerance; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Socialization; Stratification; United States, California, Los Angeles
  • Les types d'attitudes des parents à l'égard de l'éducation religieuse de leurs enfants.
    Slominska, Janina (1981)
    In Witold Zdaniewicz (ed.) Religiousness in the Polish Society Life. Chosen Problems. Warsaw: Pallotinum, pp. 115-142.

    Sample of subscribers to a Los Angeles area medical plan, up to 1975; examines whether fundamentalism transmits intolerance of deviance.


    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Poland; Family; Socialization; Poland; Education
  • Religious Transmission Versus Religious Formation: Preadolescent-parent Interaction.
    Nelsen, Hart M. (1980)
    Sociological Quarterly 21:2: 207-218.

    Analyzes 1975 questionnaire data from 4th-8th graders in southern Minnesota; parents' religiosity & their supportiveness predict child's religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, primary; United States, Minnesota; Religiosity; Family; Socialization
  • The Growth in the Number and Population of Christian Schools since 1966: A Profile of Parental Views Concerning Factors Which Led Them to Enroll Their Children in a Christian School.
    Ballweg, George Edward (1980)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Boston Uniersity [DA 41:5 A, p. 2040]

    Analyzes interview data from parents of children in Christian schools in 26 U.S. states, showing them motivated by resentment of intrusions of the state into a family preserve--values socialization.

    Associated Search Terms: Values; Socialization; Family; Education
  • A Reexamination of the Antecedents of Apostasy.
    Hunsberger, Bruce E. (1980)
    Review of Religious Research 21:2: 158-170.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Wilfrid Laurier University students; matches apostates & others. Factor analysis & comparisons show response to parents' religious beliefs & emphasis placed on religion in childhood were the important variables.

    Associated Search Terms: Factor analysis; Students, undergraduate; Canada; Disaffiliation
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