Robert P. Jones

Biography

Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to research at the intersection of religion, values, and public life.

PRRI’s mission is to help journalists, opinion leaders, scholars, clergy, and the general public better understand debates on public policy issues and the role of religion and values in American public life by conducting high quality public opinion surveys and qualitative research. As members of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR), the American Political Science Association (APSA), and the American Academy of Religion (AAR), our research team follows the highest research standards of independence and academic excellence.

PRRI is a member organization of the National Council on Public Polls, an association of polling organizations established in 1969, which sets the highest professional standards for public opinion researchers. PRRI is also a supporting organization of the Transparency Initiative at AAPOR, an initiative to place the value of openness at the center of the public opinion research profession.

As a research organization, PRRI does not take positions on, nor do we advocate for, particular policies. Research supported by its funders reflects PRRI’s commitment to independent inquiry and academic rigor. Research findings and conclusions are never altered to accommodate other interests, including those of funders, other organizations, or government bodies and officials.

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Books

The 2013 American Values Survey: In Search of Libertarianism in America
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Price: Free! Words: 9,590. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Despite conventional wisdom linking the Tea Party movement with the libertarian arm of the Republican Party, a majority of libertarians (61 percent) say they do not consider themselves a part of the Tea Party movement. Libertarians, who comprise seven percent of the public, also hold positions on many important economic and social issues that are distinct from the Tea Party and Republicans.
2013 Hispanic Values Survey: How Shifting Religious Identities and Experiences are Influencing Hispanic Approaches to Politics
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Price: Free! Words: 12,580. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
The new Hispanic Values Survey conducted by the nonpartisan Public Religion Research Institute. The survey’s release coincides with the celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month.
The 2013 Ohio Values Survey
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Price: Free! Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
The 2013 Ohio Values Survey, a follow-up survey to the 2012 Ohio Values Survey, was designed to gauge Ohio voters’ opinions on three important issue areas as they begin to look toward the 2014 mid-term elections.
Do Americans Believe Capitalism and Government are Working?: Religious Left, Religious Right and the Future of the Economic Debate
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Price: Free! Words: 18,120. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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Greed, lack of equal opportunity, poverty and lasting inequality are the reasons more than 4-in-10 (42 percent) Americans say capitalism is not working well, a major new national survey finds. The survey, which explores Americans’ views on faith, values and the economy, also finds that only the oldest Americans believe they are better off than their parents’ generation.
The 2012 American Values Survey: How Catholics and the Religiously Unaffiliated Will Shape the 2012 Election and Beyond
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Price: Free! Words: 20,360. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Explore how America’s diverse and fluid religious landscape influenced the outcome of the 2012 election in Public Religion Research Institute’s American Values Survey. This annual survey delves into the intricacies of American values, with a particular emphasis on the "Catholic vote" and the religiously unaffiliated, both of which reveal a greater complexity than previously acknowledged.
Diverse, Disillusioned, and Divided: Millennial Values and Voter Engagement in the 2012 Election
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Price: Free! Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
With nearly two-thirds of younger Millennials (age 18-24) registered to vote, college-age Americans are a significant voting bloc. As the second installment of a two-part study, Public Religion Research Institute’s new 2012 survey gives voice to their voting preferences and voter engagement, views of the current state of government, and perspectives on affirmative action programs.
Beyond Guns and God: Understanding the Complexities of the White Working Class in America
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Price: Free! Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
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Set aside stereotypes about the white working class and explore the complexities of this major voting block. Public Religion Research Institute’s 2012 survey, "Beyond Guns and God," upends many liberal and conservative assumptions about the white working class' affinity with the Tea Party, religiosity, cultural values, and perspectives on the economy, while confirming some established beliefs.
Religion, Values, and Experiences: Black and Hispanic American Attitudes on Abortion and Reproductive Issues
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Price: Free! Words: 10,430. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
How do black and Hispanic Americans feel about abortion and other pressing social issues? Public Religion Research Institute's 2012 demographic survey uncovers opinions regarding the morality and legality of abortion, the importance of contraception, and the role of religiosity in shaping views on reproductive matters.
Generations at Odds: The Millennial Generation and the Future of Gay and Lesbian Rights
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Price: Free! Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
How will the Millennial generation shape the future of gay and lesbian rights in America? Public Religion Research Institute's 2011 survey, Generations at Odds, profiles the great shift between the attitudes of seniors and college-age Millennials in the United States regarding gay and lesbian issues, including support for same-sex marriage.
A Generation in Transition: Religion, Values, and Politics among College-Age Millennials
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Price: Free! Words: 13,000. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
Step into the future with Public Religion Research Institute's 2012 Millennial Values Survey. Find out what college-age Americans have to say about the most pressing issues facing the nation today and learn about the number of Millennials who are leaving their childhood religions. Here young Millennials weigh in on the country's moral, social, and economic agendas as well as the 2012 election.
Committed to Availability, Conflicted about Morality: What the Millennial Generation Tells Us about the Future of the Abortion Debate and the Culture Wars
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Price: Free! Words: 12,430. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
Move beyond the rhetoric and into the heart of one of the most contentious social questions facing America today. This 2011 survey from Public Religion Research Institute explores the nation's conflicted views on abortion, discovering that majorities of Americans simultaneously believe that abortion should be legal and accessible, but also think it is immoral.
Chosen for What? Jewish Values in 2012: Findings from the 2012 Jewish Values Survey
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Price: Free! Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
Where do American Jews stand on the political, ideological, and ethical issues facing the nation today? Public Religion Research Institute's 2012 Jewish Values Survey analyzes the American Jewish experience, focusing on Jewish identity in public life, Jewish views on inequality and the economy, and the Jewish vote in the 2012 election.
The 2011 American Values Survey: The Mormon Question, Economic Inequality, and the 2012 Presidential Campaign
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Price: Free! Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
Move beyond the rhetoric and find out where Americans really stand at the intersection of religion and politics. The Public Religion Research Institute's 2011 American Values Survey takes America's temperature on the 2012 presidential campaign, the country's comfort with a Mormon serving as president, and the general public's stance on economic and social inequality.

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