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Factors Associated With The Urban Church Participation Of Former Members Of Rural Churches, Edwin Max Case Apr 1970

Factors Associated With The Urban Church Participation Of Former Members Of Rural Churches, Edwin Max Case

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Several factors influence the social participation of rural migrants in urban structures according to previous studies: (1) origins, (2) education, (3) occupation, (4) auspices of migration, (5) age at migration, (6) length of residence, (7) previous migrations, (8) social mobility, (9) income, (10) geographic mobility, (11) community activities. These variables will be included in the research design of this present study.

Review of previous studies indicates that there have not been any studies conducted on the factors associated with urban church participation of former members of rural churches.