Patterns of Religious Socialization: Communalism, Associationalism and the Politics of Lifestyle
The effects of religious communalism (interaction with correligionists) and associationalism (exposure to and acceptance of elite-level religious communications) on a variety of attitudes toward "social issues" are compared. In general, associationalism is a stronger predictor of political attitudes than communalism.
Political Science | Politics and Social Change | Religion | Sociology
Jelen, T. G.,
Chandler, M. A.
Patterns of Religious Socialization: Communalism, Associationalism and the Politics of Lifestyle.
Review of Religious Research, 38(2),