When faith divides family: religious discord and adolescent reports of parent-child relations.

@article{Stokes2009WhenFD,
  title={When faith divides family: religious discord and adolescent reports of parent-child relations.},
  author={Charles E. Stokes and Mark Regnerus},
  journal={Social science research},
  year={2009},
  volume={38 1},
  pages={
          155-67
        }
}
  • Charles E. Stokes, Mark Regnerus
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Social science research
  • 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 at relationships between parents and their adult children, we shift the focus to younger families, assessing how parent-child religious discord affects adolescents' evaluation of their relationship with their parents. Exploring data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, we find… CONTINUE READING
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