Religious Socialization and Interracial Dating

  title={Religious Socialization and Interracial Dating},
  author={Samuel L. Perry},
  journal={Journal of Family Issues},
  pages={2138 - 2162}
This article examines the impact of religious socialization on Americans’ propensity to engage in interracial dating or romance. Drawing on national survey data, I fit logistic regression models to estimate the net effects of four measures of religious socialization on respondents’ likelihood of engaging in interracial romance. Findings reveal that strong bivariate associations between respondents’ level of religious salience and practice at age 12 and interracial romantic engagement become… Expand

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