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Religion, families, and health : population-based research in the United States

Author: Christopher G Ellison; Robert A Hummer
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2010.
Series: UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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While the scientific community has experienced a resurgence in the idea that there are important linkages between religion and family life and religion and health outcomes, this study is still in its early stages, scattered across multiple disciplines, and of uneven quality. To date, no book has featured both reviews of the literature and new empirical findings. Religion, Families, and Health fills this void by  Read more...
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Religion, families, and health.
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2009020402
(OCoLC)367419693
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher G Ellison; Robert A Hummer
ISBN: 9780813549453 0813549450
OCLC Number: 657320770
Description: 1 online resource (x, 468 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction / Christopher G. Ellison and Robert A. Hummer --
Religion and family life outcomes --
Religion and the timing of first births in the United States / Lisa D. Pearce --
Religion and child rearing / Duane F. Alwin and Jacob L. Felson --
Religion and adolescent sexual behavior / Mark D. Regnerus --
The influence of religion on ties between the generations / Valarie King --
Religion and family values reconsidered : gender traditionalism among conservative protestants / John P. Bartkowski and Xiaohe Xu --
From generation to generation : religious involvement and attitudes toward family and pro-family outcomes among U.S. Catholics / Amy M. Burdette and Teresa A. Sullivan --
Religious intermarriage and conversion in the United States : patterns and changes over time / Linda J. Waite and Alisa C. Lewin --
Childhood religious denomination and early adult asset accumulation / Lisa A. Keister --
Religious affiliation and participation as determinants of women's educational attainment and wages / Evelyn Lehrer --
Religion, family, and women's employment among Muslim and Christian Arab Americans / Jennan Ghazal Read --
Religion and health outcomes --
Religion and depressive symptoms in late life / Neal Krause --
Religion and physical health among U.S. adults / Marc A. Musick and Meredith G.F. Worthen --
Religious involvement and mortality risk among pre-retirement aged U.S. adults / Robert A. Hummer [and others] --
Religious attendance and cause-specific mortality in the United States / Richard G. Rogers, Patrick M. Krueger, and Robert A. Hummer --
Race, religious involvement, and health : the case of African Americans / Christopher G. Ellison [and others] --
Jewish identity and self-reported health / Isaac W. Eberstein and Kathleen M. Heyman --
Religion, sexually risky behavior, and reproductive health : the Mormon case / Tim B. Heaton --
Religion and the new immigrants : impact on health behaviors and access to health care / Helen Rose Ebaugh --
Looking ahead --
The religious demography of the United States : dynamics of affiliation, participation, and belief / Darren E. Sherkat --
Future directions in population-based research on religion, family life, and health in the United States / Christopher G. Ellison and Robert A. Hummer.
Series Title: UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Responsibility: edited by Christopher G. Ellison, Robert A. Hummer.

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Religion is a major social institution in the United States. This book features both reviews of the literature and various empirical findings that define this area and brings together leading social  Read more...

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