Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-18 of 18 items

  • Keywords: General Social Survey x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Social Trends in American Life: Findings from the General Social Survey since 1972

Peter V. Marsden (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691133317
eISBN:
9781400845569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133317.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This book assembles a team of leading researchers to provide unparalleled insight into how American social attitudes and behaviors have changed since the 1970s. Drawing on the General Social Survey—a ... More


Introduction and Overview

Peter V. Marsden

in Social Trends in American Life: Findings from the General Social Survey since 1972

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691133317
eISBN:
9781400845569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133317.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This book reports on social trends among U.S. adults between the early 1970s and the first decade of the 21st century. The chapters cover social and political phenomena arrayed across a wide ... More


Population Trends in Verbal Intelligence in the United States

Duane F. Alwin and Julianna Pacheco

in Social Trends in American Life: Findings from the General Social Survey since 1972

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691133317
eISBN:
9781400845569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133317.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter examines trends in adults' performance on a 10-item vocabulary battery administered within the General Social Survey (GSS). Measured ability remained relatively steady over time. This ... More


Crime, Punishment, and Social Disorder: Crime Rates and Trends in Public Opinion over More Than Three Decades

James D. Wright, Jana L. Jasinski, and Drew Noble Lanier

in Social Trends in American Life: Findings from the General Social Survey since 1972

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691133317
eISBN:
9781400845569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133317.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

In 1980, Arthur Stinchcombe, Tom Smith, Garth Taylor, and several additional coauthors published Crime and Punishment—Changing Attitudes in America. The book reviewed public opinion data from the ... More


Trends in Confidence in Institutions, 1973–2006

Tom W. Smith

in Social Trends in American Life: Findings from the General Social Survey since 1972

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691133317
eISBN:
9781400845569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133317.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter examines trends in institutional confidence measured by the General Social Survey between 1973 and 2006. It begins by considering the construct of institutional confidence and describing ... More


Continuity and Change in American Religion, 1972–2008

Mark Chaves and Shawna Anderson

in Social Trends in American Life: Findings from the General Social Survey since 1972

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691133317
eISBN:
9781400845569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133317.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter describes eight trends evident in the General Social Survey (GSS) between 1972 and 2008: (i) increased religious diversity; (ii) increased affiliation among Protestants with conservative ... More


Gender Role Attitudes since 1972: Are Southerners Distinctive?

Karen E. Campbell and Peter V. Marsden

in Social Trends in American Life: Findings from the General Social Survey since 1972

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691133317
eISBN:
9781400845569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133317.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Several previous General Social Survey-based studies have revealed increasing acceptance of nontraditional gender roles. This chapter builds upon and extends these findings. It shows that adults ... More


Trends in Informal Social Participation, 1974–2008

Peter V. Marsden and Sameer B. Srivastava

in Social Trends in American Life: Findings from the General Social Survey since 1972

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691133317
eISBN:
9781400845569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133317.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter assesses trends in informal social connectedness over a 34-year period beginning in 1974, focusing on four forms of informal socializing measured regularly by the General Social Survey. ... More


Member Attitudes

Christine Johnson

in Children of Jesus and Mary: The Order of Christ Sophia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195378443
eISBN:
9780199869701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378443.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter compares the attitudes of order members with the attitudes of members of another new religion, the Family International, building on the work of William Bainbridge's The Endtime Family. ... More


Shared Capitalism in the U.S. Economy: Prevalence, Characteristics, and Employee Views of Financial Participation in Enterprises

Douglas L. Kruse, Joseph R. Blasi, and Rhokeun Park

in Shared Capitalism at Work: Employee Ownership, Profit and Gain Sharing, and Broad-Based Stock Options

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226056951
eISBN:
9780226056968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226056968.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter gives an account of the current forms and extend of shared capitalism in the U.S. economy and provides an overall portrait of shared capitalism using the General Social Survey (GSS) and ... More


Benchmarking the well-being of European Muslims

Pamela Irving Jackson and Peter Doerschler

in Benchmarking Muslim well-being in Europe: Reducing disparities and polarizations

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428875
eISBN:
9781447307716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428875.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The sources of information that enable examination of both the structural and legal barriers to Muslims’ achievement in European states are discussed, and the changes required for the cohesion sought ... More


Creating a Bigger Pie? The Effects of Employee Ownership, Profit Sharing, and Stock Options on Workplace Performance

Joseph R. Blasi, Richard B. Freeman, Christopher Mackin, and Douglas L. Kruse

in Shared Capitalism at Work: Employee Ownership, Profit and Gain Sharing, and Broad-Based Stock Options

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226056951
eISBN:
9780226056968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226056968.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter analyzes the relationship of various forms of shared capitalist compensation to six workplace outcomes—turnover, absenteeism, perceived effort of co-workers, loyalty to the firm, ... More


Emerging Adult Catholics across Four Decades: 1970s to 2000s

Christian Smith, Kyle Longest, Jonathan Hill, and Kari Christoffersen

in Young Catholic America: Emerging Adults In, Out of, and Gone from the Church

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199341078
eISBN:
9780199366972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199341078.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter places today’s American Catholic emerging adults in historical and cross-generational perspective by using General Social Survey national survey data to examine how much change (or lack ... More


Dropout and Enrollment Trends in the Postwar Period: What Went Wrong in the 1970s?

David Card and Thomas Lemieux

in Risky Behavior among Youths: An Economic Analysis

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226310138
eISBN:
9780226309972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309972.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Using a variety of data sources, this chapter documents trends in school enrollment and completed schooling attainment. It assesses the role of various demand-side factors affecting the decision of ... More


The Demographics of Disaffiliation

Stephen Bullivant

in Mass Exodus: Catholic Disaffiliation in Britain and America since Vatican II

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198837947
eISBN:
9780191874598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837947.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter shows what light the quantitative sociology of religion can shed on Catholic disaffiliation. Drawing on recent data from high-quality survey programmes—the British Social Attitudes (BSA) ... More


Young Adulthood and Religion

Tim Clydesdale and Kathleen Garces-Foley

in The Twentysomething Soul: Understanding the Religious and Secular Lives of American Young Adults

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190931353
eISBN:
9780190931384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931353.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The story of Ted, a World War II sailor for the U.S. Navy, and his teenage bride, Dottie, opens the chapter, setting up the contrast with emerging adulthood today. Their early marriage, five ... More


Scientific Studies

Robert Wuthnow

in Inventing American Religion: Polls, Surveys, and the Tenuous Quest for a Nation's Faith

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190258900
eISBN:
9780190258931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190258900.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

As commercial polling expanded, a quieter development took shape in academic settings and among religious leaders. Whereas commercial polling depended on publicity in news media to secure its ... More


Beyond Named Confidants: Whom They Actually Talked To

Mario Luis Small

in Someone To Talk To

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190661427
eISBN:
9780190661458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190661427.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter examines whether the graduate students, when talking about their serious personal worries, actually approached their newly named confidants or stuck, instead, to old ones. Three possible ... More


View: