Surburban Church - Religion and church in nine residential areas 1980-1981

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Jörgen Straarup - Religionssociologiska institutet

Description

The object of the Suburbian Church project was to make the factors clear about the churches built in the suburbs during the period 1967-1978, the ideology behind their coming into being, their design and the ways they are used. In this part of the project the views of the residents in nine housing areas on new churches have been investigated. There are three types of opinions; firstly, general views on the suitability of various construction types; secondly, views on which activities could be allowed in church rooms; thirdly, views on desirable qualities of experience in new church rooms. The questionnaire furthermore contains items for validation of a new concept, that of ´folk church religiousness´.

Subject area

Cultural activities and participation, Religion and values (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Religious Studies, Cultural Studies (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Responsible department/unit

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Jörgen Straarup - Religionssociologiska institutet

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 0219

Description

The object of the Suburbian Church project was to make the factors clear about the churches built in the suburbs during the period 1967-1978, the ideology behind their coming into being, their design and the ways they are used. In this part of the project the views of the residents in nine housing areas on new churches have been investigated. There are three types of opinions; firstly, general views on the suitability of various construction types; secondly, views on which activities could be allowed in church rooms; thirdly, views on desirable qualities of experience in new church rooms. The questionnaire furthermore contains items for validation of a new concept, that of ´folk church religiousness´.

Language

Swedish

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Geographic description: Mjölkudden (urban distric in Luleå), Valsta (close to Arlanda airport), Viksjö (part of Järfälla municipality) and Salem (previously part of Botkyrka municipality, since January 1st 1983 independent municipality), Bäve (in Uddevalla), Bjurslätt and Tynnered (in Göteborg), Råslätt (in Jönköping) and Västerstrand (in Karlstad).

Unit of analysis

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No

Funding

Funding agency: Swedish Council for Research in the Humanitie and Social Sciences

Funding agency: Statens råd för byggforskning

Subject area

Cultural activities and participation, Religion and values (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Religious Studies, Cultural Studies (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

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Straarup, J. (1983) Förortskyrkan : religion och kyrka i nio bostadsområden. Arbetsrapport 18. Uppsala: Department of Theology.

Straarup, J. (1985) Kyrkan i förorten. Folklig religiositet och åsikter om nybyggda kyrkor. Stockholm: Förlaget Förortskyrkan.
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ISBN: 9789197053235

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Surburban church - Religion and church in nine residential areas 1980-1981

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Jörgen Straarup. Religionssociologiska institutet (2013). <em>Surburban church - Religion and church in nine residential areas 1980-1981</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.1. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/001624">https://doi.org/10.5878/001624</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Jörgen Straarup - Religionssociologiska institutet

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Variables

209

Number of individuals/objects

1539

Published: 1987-01-01
Last updated: 2013-12-16