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Early Marriage in the United States.
Despite drastic changes in the American family, a significant minority of Americans marry early. Using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (N = 14,165), this studyExpand
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When faith divides family: religious discord and adolescent reports of parent-child relations.
What happens to family relations when an adolescent and her parent do not share the same religious convictions or practices? Whereas previous work on religion and intergenerational relations looks atExpand
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Religious Background and Gambling Among Young Adults in the United States
Despite the rapid growth of the gambling industry over the last 40 years, there have been few large-scale, nationally representative longitudinal studies of gambling among young adults. We use dataExpand
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"SPIRITUAL, BUT NOT RELIGIOUS:" THE IMPACT OF PARENTAL DIVORCE ON THE RELIGIOUS AND SPIRITUAL IDENTITIES OF YOUNG ADULTS IN THE UNITED STATES
In recent years, researchers have exhibited considerable interest in the distinctions between "religion " and "spirituality," and in the apparently growing numbers of people in western societies whoExpand
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ETHNIC, FAMILY, AND SOCIAL CONTEXTUAL INFLUENCES ON ASIAN AMERICAN ADOLESCENTS' RELIGIOSITY
In recent years, a number of excellent ethnographic and qualitative studies have signaled a growing interest among scientists in immigrants and their religious practices. Few large-scale studies,Expand
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Family Structure and Children’s Education Outcome: Evidence from Uruguay
As the developed world has experienced a shift away from the traditional two-biological parent family, scholars have sought to understand how children are faring in non-traditional homes. Debate hasExpand
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Religion and Attitudes Toward Divorce Laws Among U.S. Adults
This study examines religious differences in attitudes toward divorce laws among U.S. adults. Using pooled data from the 2000-2006 NORC General Social Surveys (N = 5,683), we find that frequency ofExpand
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Simulation Study of Impacts of Evacuating Traffic on En-route Metropolitan Highway Network
In response to both natural and man-made disasters, more and more emergency evacuation plans have been put forward and consistently aim to move a large disaster affected population through aExpand
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An Evangelical Anomaly: Religious Observance and Intertemporal Choice
Educational achievement is positively correlated with religious devotion. However, those religious sects which are more devoted have, on average, lower levels of education. Evangelical Protestants,Expand
THE ROLE OF PARENTAL RELIGIOSITY IN HIGH SCHOOL COMPLETION
  • Charles E. Stokes
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Sociological spectrum : the official journal of…
  • 30 July 2008
Scientists have produced a modest literature documenting the associations between individual religious behaviors and educational outcomes. Most scholars hypothesize that religion provides a contextExpand
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