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Social Disorganization and Parochial Control: Religious Institutions and Their Communities

Dina R. Rose
Sociological Forum
Vol. 15, No. 2 (Jun., 2000), pp. 339-358
Published by: Springer
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/684819
Page Count: 20
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Social Disorganization and Parochial Control: Religious Institutions and Their Communities
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Abstract

Set within the framework of social disorganization theory, this article explores the relationship between social disorganization and parochial control. Specifically, this study investigates whether more disorganized communities support fewer religious institutions than less disorganized areas. It also examines the relationship between religious institutions and another type of community association: multi-issue, neighborhood-based organizations. Data are drawn from 1990 Census data, the 1991 Chicago telephone directory and local community organization directories. Findings support the idea that residential mobility and ethnic heterogeneity are negatively related to the prevalence of religious institutions whereas there is a curvilinear relationship between poverty and religious organizations. Finally, a strong relationship between the prevalence of religious institutions and the prevalence of multi-issue organizations is established.

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