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The Relationship Between Jurors’ Religious Affiliation and Legal Attitudes

Brian H. Bornstein and Monica K. Miller

in God in the Courtroom: Religion's Role at Trial

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195328677
eISBN:
9780199869954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328677.003.003
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Legal experts have long suggested that jurors of particular religious affiliations are predisposed to favor either the prosecution/plaintiff or the defense. This chapter presents empirical research ... More


Religion and Happiness

Michael Hout and Andrew Greeley

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/9780691133317.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter discusses the link between happiness and religion. It draws on meaning-and-belonging theory to deduce that a religious affiliation heightens happiness through participation in collective ... 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


Diversity

Mark Chaves

in American Religion: Contemporary Trends

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691146850
eISBN:
9781400839957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691146850.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines America's increasing religious diversity, including the increasing number of people with no religious affiliation. People often talk about religious tolerance, but the cultural ... More


The Economics of Hebrew Literacy in a World of Farmers

Maristella Botticini and Zvi Eckstein

in The Chosen Few: How Education Shaped Jewish History, 70-1492

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144870
eISBN:
9781400842483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144870.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter presents an economic theory that describes the choices regarding religious affiliation and the investment in children's literacy and education in a world populated by Jewish and ... More


The Origins of Western Political Thought

Antony Black

in The West and Islam: Religion and Political Thought in World History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199533206
eISBN:
9780191714498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533206.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The problem of church and state initiated the development of Western political theory in Aquinas, John of Paris, and Marsilius. One difference between European and Islamic thought was the European ... More


Who Are Conservative Students?

Amy J. Binder and Kate Wood

in Becoming Right: How Campuses Shape Young Conservatives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145372
eISBN:
9781400844876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145372.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter asks who conservative students are by drawing on two sources. First are the surveys administered by the University of California at Los Angeles's Higher Education Research Institute to ... More


Self-assigned religious affiliation: a study among adolescents in England and Wales

Leslie J. Francis

in Religion, spirituality and the social sciences: Challenging marginalisation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420411
eISBN:
9781447303190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420411.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Religious affiliation is the most readily available and least understood indicator of religiosity in the social scientific literature. Religious affiliation is readily available as it is regarded as ... More


Religion as a Political Factor in Latin America: The Peruvian Case

Jorge Aragón Trelles

in Democracy, Culture, Catholicism: Voices from Four Continents

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267309
eISBN:
9780823272334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267309.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Mainstream modernization and secularization theories once predicted a gradual decline in the importance of religion as a factor in people’s political orientations. Evidence has not borne out this ... More


Introduction

Felicitas Becker

in Becoming Muslim in Mainland Tanzania, 1890-2000

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264270
eISBN:
9780191734182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264270.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Muslims and Muslim polities have been present for hundreds of years on the coast of East Africa. Some 80 percent of the population in Southeast Tanzania is estimated to be Muslim. How and why this ... More


Religion

George H. Gadbois, Jr

in Judges of the Supreme Court of India: 1950 - 1989

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070610
eISBN:
9780199080755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070610.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the religion of judges. Except for a relatively small under-representation of Muslims, the religious affiliations of the judges mirror the religious composition of the ... More


Conclusion

Felicitas Becker

in Becoming Muslim in Mainland Tanzania, 1890-2000

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264270
eISBN:
9780191734182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264270.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The future of relations between Tanzanian Muslims and the state is in the balance as recriminations between reformists and Bakwata continue, and the outline of potential compromises between Ansar and ... More


King’s College London: The Premier College

David Dowland

in Nineteenth-Century Anglican Theological Training: The Redbrick Challenge

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269298
eISBN:
9780191683589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269298.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses the King's College, a innovative college that shunned religious affiliations, excluded religious teachings and practice in its curriculum and shunned social standing and status ... More


Indigenous Persons and Imported Individuals: Changing Paradigms of Personal Identity in Contemporary Greece

Chris Hann and Hermann Goltz

in Eastern Christians in Anthropological Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520260559
eISBN:
9780520945920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260559.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

Greece is one of the most homogeneous countries in Europe, where over 95 percent of the population are declared Orthodox Christians. It is still a country where church and state are not separated, ... More


Introduction: Making Sense of American Religion

Darren E. Sherkat

in Changing Faith: The Dynamics and Consequences of Americans' Shifting Religious Identities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741269
eISBN:
9780814741283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741269.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores the dynamics and consequences of changes in religious identification in the United States since the early 1970s. Drawing on empirical data from large-scale national studies, it ... More


Religious Switching and Religious Change

Darren E. Sherkat

in Changing Faith: The Dynamics and Consequences of Americans' Shifting Religious Identities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741269
eISBN:
9780814741283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741269.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the influence of voluntary shifts in religious identifications on the dynamics of religious affiliation over time. Using data from the 1973–2012 General Social Survey, it ... More


Marriage and Cohabitation

Arland Thornton, William G. Axinn, and Yu Xie

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226798660
eISBN:
9780226798684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226798684.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

In an era when half of marriages end in divorce, cohabitation has become more commonplace and those who do get married are doing so at an older age. So why do people marry when they do? And why do ... More


Reading Practices

Kate Flint

in The Woman Reader 1837–1914

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121855
eISBN:
9780191671357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121855.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter looks at the accounts of those who have something to relate concerning their own reading practices. Evidence of what individual ... More


Introduction: Chinese American Familism and the Theory of Liyi

Russell M. Jeung, Seanan S. Fong, and Helen Jin Kim

in Family Sacrifices: The Worldviews of Chinese Americans

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190875923
eISBN:
9780190875954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190875923.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 1 introduces two key concepts, familism and liyi, and concludes with methodology and chapter overviews. While nonreligious Chinese Americans are heterogeneous in their worldviews, they are ... More


The Revolution in Provincial France: Aquitaine, 1789–1799

Alan Forrest

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206163
eISBN:
9780191676994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206163.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book presents a provincial view of the French Revolution and assesses the experience of revolution across a broad swathe of south-western France, in an area which increasingly looked to Bordeaux ... More


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