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Author Ellison, Christopher G
Title Religion, Families, and Health : Population-Based Research in the United States
Imprint Piscataway : Rutgers University Press, 2010
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Introduction -- Part One: Religion and Family Life Outcomes -- 2. Religion and the Timing of First Births in the United States -- 3. Religion and Child Bearing -- 4. Religion and Adolescent Sexual Behavior -- 5. The Influence of Religion Ties between the Generations -- 6. Religion and Family Values Reconsidered -- 7. From Generation to Generation -- 8. Religious Intermarriage and Conversion in the United States -- 9. Childhood Religious Denomination and Early Adult Asset Accumulation -- 10. Religious Affiliation and Participation as Determinants of Women's Educational Attainment and Wages -- 11. Religion, Family, and Women's Employment among Muslim and Christian Arab Americans -- Part Two: Religion and Health Outcomes -- 12. Religion and Depressive Symptoms in Late Life -- 13. Religion and Physical Health among U.S. Adults -- 14. Religious Involvement and Mortality Risk among Pre-Retirement Aged U.S. Adults -- 15. Religious Attendance and Cause-Specific Mortality in the United States -- 16. Race, Religious Involvement, and Health -- 17. Jewish Identity and Self-Reported Health -- 18. Religion, Sexually Risky Behavior, and Reproductive Health: The Mormon Case -- 19. Religion and the New Immigrants -- Part Three: Looking Ahead -- 20. The Religious Demography of the United States -- 21. Future Directions in Population-Based Research on Religion, Family Life, and Health in the United States -- Notes on Contributors -- Index
 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 bringing together leading social scientists who provide a theoretically rich, methodologically rigorous, and exciting glimpse into a fascinating social institution that continues to be extremely important in the lives of Americans
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Ellison, Christopher G. Religion, Families, and Health : Population-Based Research in the United States Piscataway : Rutgers University Press,c2010 9780813547183
Subject Medicine - United States
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Alt Author Hummer, Robert A
Alwin, Duane F
Bartkowski, John
Benjamins, Maureen
Burdette, Amy M
Eberstein, Isaac W
Pearce, Lisa
Alwin, Duane
Felson, Jacob
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