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Residential Mobility and Low-Commitment Groups

Resource Type
Dataset : aggregate data, census/enumeration data, survey data
  • Oishi, Shigehiro (University of Virginia)
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Publication Date
Free Keywords
church attendance; community involvement; community service programs; residential programs; social behavior; transport infrastructure; transportation
  • Abstract

    We conducted four studies testing whether residential mobility can explain why some regions have more low-commitment social groups, such as megachurches.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • 2011-05 / 2012-05
    Time period: 2011-05--2012-05
  • 2011-05 / 2011-08
    Collection date: 2011-05--2011-08
  • 2011-08 / 2011-12
    Collection date: 2011-08--2011-12
  • Collection date: 2013-12
  • 2012-02 / 2012-05
    Collection date: 2012-02--2012-05
  • 2012-08 / 2012-12
    Collection date: 2012-08--2012-12
Geographic Coverage
  • Japan
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Megachurches in the U.S. in Study 1; groups in 101 U.S. cities in Study 2; Internet subscription data from 47 prefectures in Japan in Study 4; students at the University of Virginia in Study 4. Smallest Geographic Unit: state; city; metropolitan statistical area
Studies 1 to 3 data come from the entire population. Study 4 data were sampled from students at the University of Virginia who were taking an introductory level psychology course.
Collection Mode
  • record abstracts, on-site questionnaire

One or more files in this study are not available for download due to special restrictions; consult the study documentation to learn more on how to obtain the data.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 35641 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR35641.v1

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-16

Oishi, Shigehiro (2015): Residential Mobility and Low-Commitment Groups. Archival Version. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.