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.
  • Religiosity and premarital sexual behaviors among adolescents: An analysis of functional form.
    Hayward, George M. (2019)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 58:2: 439-458.

    Analyzes 2003 & '15 National Study of Youth and Religion (USA) data. The inverse relationship between religiosity & sexual activity among adolescents is nonlinear.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Religiosity; Sexual activity
  • The moral community divide: Underage marijuana use across religious contexts.
    Nie, Fanhao, and Xiaozhao Yousef Yang (2019)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 58:1: 153-173.

    Analyzes county-level data from the U.S. Census and Religious congregations and Membership Study, with National Study of Youth and Religion data. Higher Catholic population proportions predict underage marijuana use inversely.

    Associated Search Terms: Contextual effects; Deviance/social control; Catholic, U.S.A.; Marijuana; Drug; Adolescents
  • Religiosity, marijuana use, and binge drinking: A test of the moral community hypothesis.
    Rivera, Craig J., Timothy R. Lauger, and Michael A. Cretacci (2018)
    Sociology of Religion 79:3: 356-378.

    Analyzes 2007-08 National Study of Youth and Religion (U.S.A.) data. Integration into a micro moral community strengthens the inverse association of religiosity with binge drinking & marijuana use.

    Associated Search Terms: Young adults; Religiosity; Network; Marijuana; Moral community; Contextual effects; Alcohol; Adolescents; Deviance/social control
  • Religious context matters: Exploring the relationship between religious context and underage alcohol consumption.
    Nie, Fanhao, Xiaozhao Yousef Yang, and Daniel V.A. Olson (2018)
    Review of Religious Research 60:2: 199-222.

    Analyzes 2003 & '05 National Study of Youth and Religion (U.S.A.), U.S. Census, & Religious congregations and Membership Study data. Higher percentages of conservative Protestants & Catholics in county populations predicted higher rates of adolescent drunkenness.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Contextual effects; Conservative, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Alcohol; Adolescents
  • What God has joined together: Family formation and religion among young adults.
    Denton, Melinda Lundquist, and Jeremy E. Uecker (2018)
    Review of Religious Research 60:1: 1-22.

    Analyzes survey data from waves 3 (18-24 years old) & 4 (23-28 yrs.) from the National Study of Youth and Religion (U.S.A.). Marriage with children is associated with attendance, & marriage with salience.

    Associated Search Terms: Young adults; Family; Marriage; Panel study; Practice; Salience
  • "Let the heavens be glad, and the earth rejoice": Religion and life satisfaction among emerging adults in the United States.
    Desmond, Scott A., Rachel Kraus, and Brendan J.L. Dugan (2018)
    Mental Health, Religion and Culture 21(3): 304318.

    Based on the 3rd wave of the National Study of Youth and Religion; private devotion & religious efficacy are significantly related to greater life satisfaction among emerging adults. Participation in organised religion, religious salience, otherworldly beliefs, number of religious friends, and being spiritual but not religious are not related to greater life satisfaction.

    Associated Search Terms: Life satisfaction; Youth; Young adults
  • Measuring five dimensions of religiosity across adolescence.
    Pearce, Lisa D., George M. Hayward, and Jessica A. Pearlman (2017)
    Review of Religious Research 59:3: 367-393.

    Uses 2002 & '03 National Study of Youth and Religion (telephone survey data, U.S.A.) data to construct & validate a model.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Privatism; Practice; Methods; Exclusivism; Adolescence; Belief; Salience; Dimensions of religiosity; Survey
  • 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: Adolescence; Young adults; Socialization; Religiosity; Family; Education; Panel study
  • 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: Young adults; Panel study; Mental health; Youth; Belief; Adolescents; Devil
  • Faith and Facebook in a pluralistic age: The effects of social networking sites on the religious beliefs of emerging adults.
    McClure, Paul K. (2016)
    Sociological Perspectives 59(4): 818834.

    Using panel data from the National Study of Youth and Religion, I find that emerging adults who use social networking sites are more likely to think it is acceptable to pick & choose their religious beliefs, & practice multiple religions independently of what their religious tradition teaches, but they are not more likely to believe all religions are true.

    Associated Search Terms: Internet; Syncretism; Young adults
  • 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; Religiosity; Race; Family; Divorce; Adolescents
  • Religion, volunteering, and educational setting: The effect of youth schooling type on civic engagement.
    Hill, Jonathan P., and Kevin R. den Dulk (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:1: 179-197.

    Based on the 2002-04 & 2008 waves of the National study of Youth and Religion (U.S.A.) study. Protestant secondary schooling predicts more volunteering in young adulthood & non-religious private schooling less.

    Associated Search Terms: Civic engagement; Education; Panel study; Volunteering
  • 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: Youth; Practice; Media; Socialization; Adolescents; Belief
  • Faith Pinnacle Moments: Stress, Miraculous Experiences, and Life Satisfaction in Young Adulthood.
    Manglos, Nicolette D. (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 74:2: 176-198.

    Analyzes telephone interview data from the National Study of Youth and Religion (U.S.A.) survey, respondents who participated in all 3 waves (2002-08). Those who experienced miracles were more likely to have experienced traumatic events. Miracles predict life satisfaction & partially buffer the effects of stress.

    Associated Search Terms: Young adults; Stress; Life satisfaction; Miracle
  • Extracurricular activities and teens' alcohol use: The role of religious and secualar sponsorship.
    Adamczyk, Amy (2012)
    Social Science Research 41: 412-424.

    Uses 2 waves of data from the National Study of Youth and Religion; involvement in religion-supported secular activities is associated with less alcohol use by involved teens. The number of friends who belong to a religious youth group, in part, explains the relationship. Network overlap between parents & teens, number of friends who drink or use drugs, & having an adult confidant from a religious group do not mediate the relationship.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Alcohol
  • 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: Family; Divorce; Adolescents
  • Religious Resources or Differential Returns? Early Religious Socialization and Declining Attendance in Emerging Adulthood.
    Vaidyanathan, Brandon (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:2: 366-387.

    Analyzes 2002-03 & 2007-08 National (U.S.A.) Study of Youth and Religion data. Socialization factors explain declines in practice, but differently across traditions.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Practice; 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: Adolescents; Family; Socialization
  • Forbidden Fruit. Sex & Religion in the Lives of American Teenagers.
    Regnerus, Mark D. (2007)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on 2002-03 National Survey of Youth and Religion data, with follow-up interviews, & the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual attitudes; Sexual activity; Moral; Adolescents; Birth control
  • Religion in the Lives of American Adolescents: A Review of the Literature.
    Regnerus, Mark D., Christian Smith, and Melissa Fritsch (2003)
    Chapel Hill, North Carolina: National Study of Youth and Religion.

    Based on 2002-03 National Survey of Youth and Religion data, with follow-up interviews, & the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health survey data.


    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents
  • Family Religious Involvement and the Quality of Family Relationships for Early Adolescents.
    Smith, Christian, and Phillip Kim (2003)
    Chapel Hill, North Carolina: National Study of Youth and Religion.

    Analyzes 1997 survey data from 12-14 year old American children; religious involvement on the part of families correlates with a variety of indicators of family strength & solidarity.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Children; Family
  • Religion and American Adolescent Delinquency, Risk Behaviors and Constructive Social Activities.
    Smith, Christian, and Robert Faris (2002)
    Chapel Hill, North Carolina: National Study of Youth and Religion.

    Analyzes 1996 survey data from American adolescents (grade 12 students). Religious participation is shown to have benign correlates.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Athletics; Students, secondary; Education; Voluntarism; Drug; Tobacco; Delinquency; Adolescents; Alcohol
  • Religion and the Life Attitudes and Self-Images of American Adolescents.
    Smith, Christian, and Robert Faris (2002)
    Chapel Hill, North Carolina: National Study of Youth and Religion.

    Analyzes 1996 survey data from American adolescents (12th graders). Religious participation & salience correlate with positive self-images & attitudes.

    Associated Search Terms: Self concept; Life satisfaction; Adolescents; Students, secondary; Education; Practice; Salience
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