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  • Right business, right consumption: Controlling commodification and guiding consumption in a Tibetan Buddhist organization in Scotland.
    McKenzie, John S. (2015)
    Social Compass 62:4: 598-614.

    Based on 2004 & 2009 participant observation & interviews in several sites in Scotland. The Tibetan Buddhist organization, Rokpa International, managed its adaptation to consumer culture in Scotland by controlling commodification and guiding consumption by practitioners.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Scotland; Adaptation; Commodification; Consumerism; Buddhist, Tibetan, Great Britain; Participant observation
  • Conversion and retention in Mormonism.
    Bryant, Seth L., Henri Gooren, Rick Phillips, and David G. Stewart, Jr. (2014)
    In Lewis A. Rambo and Charles E. Farhadian (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Religious Conversion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 756-785.

    Ending polygyny & being exposed to the non-Mormon world led to emphasizing unique practices & creating a ruling bureaucracy.

    Associated Search Terms: Proselytizing; Adaptation; Bureaucracy; Conversion; Historical; Identity; Organization; Mormon
  • From standardised offer to consumer adaptation: Challenges to the Church of Sweden's identity.
    Pettersson, Per (2013)
    In François Gauthier and T. Martikainen (eds.) Religion in Consumer Culture. Surrey: Ashgate, pp. 43-58.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Lutheran, Sweden; Adaptation; Consumerism; Sweden
  • L'économie dans l'utopie monastique: les stratégies d'adaptation.
    Jonveaux, Isabelle (2013)
    Social Compass 60:2: 160-173.

    Based on 2004 fieldwork at European monasteries, & data on their incomes & expenditures.

    Associated Search Terms: Adaptation; Monasticism; Other-worldly asceticism; Economic
  • The Adaptability of Pentecostalism: The fit between Prosperity Theology and Globalized Individualization in a Los Angeles Church.
    Marti, Gerardo (2012)
    Pneuma. The Journal of the Society for Pentecostal Studies 34:1: 5-25.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, U.S.A.; United States, California, Los Angeles; Individualism; Adaptation; Prosperity Gospel, U.S.A.
  • Islamic adaptations to Western Europe and North America: The importance of contrastive analyses.
    Bowen, John R. (2011)
    American Behavioral Scientist 55:12: 1601-1615.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam; Comparative; Adaptation
  • L'identità dei giovani musulmani e l"ijtihad" moderno.
    Maddanu, Simone (2009)
    Rassegna Italiani di Sociologia 2009:4:4: 655-680.

    Second generation Muslims in Italy make adaptations for their hybrid identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Youth; Italy; Identity; Islam, Italy; Adaptation; Generations
  • Migration and the Globalization of Religion.
    Plüss, Caroline (2009)
    In Peter B. Clarke (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Religion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 491-506.

    Gives examples, largely from Asia.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Transnational; Globalization; Syncretism; Migration; Assimilation; Adaptation; Change
  • The Emergence of a New Buddhism: Continuity and Change.
    Coleman, James William (2008)
    In Paul David Numrich (ed.) North American Buddhists in Social Context. Leiden: Boston, pp. 185-201.

    Reports general changes in western Bddhism & some findings from a survey at various U.S. temples.

    Associated Search Terms: Adaptation; Buddhist, U.S.A.
  • The Transformation of Yiguan Dao in Taiwan: Adapting to a Changing Religious Economy.
    Lu, Yunfeng (2008)
    Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books.

    Associated Search Terms: Yiguan Dao, Taiwan; Taiwan; Adaptation
  • The Inner-world Mysticism and a Successful Social Integration of the Sikh Panth.
    Pace, Enzo (2008)
    In Eileen Barker (ed.) The Centrality of Religion in Social Life. Essays in Honour of James A. Beckford. Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 85-92.

    Inner-world mysticism characterizes the Sikh tradition & helps explain the Sikhs' economic success both in Panjab & in the Sikh diaspora.

    Associated Search Terms: Diaspora; Sikh; Rationalization; Inner-worldly; Guru; Economic; Adaptation
  • Finding Faith: The Spiritual Quest of the Post-Boomer Generation.
    Flory, Richard W., and Donald E. Miller (2008)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Explores post-boomer religion in the U.S. with a new typology of orientations to popular culture: innovators, appropriators, resisters, & reclaimers. Based on interviews in site visits & on internet searches.

    Associated Search Terms: Innovator; Appropriator; United States; Reclaimer; Typology; Resistor; Generations; Body; Popular culture; Adaptation
  • Indian Gurus and the Quest for Self-Perfection Among the Educated Middle-Class.
    Altglas, Véronique (2008)
    In Jörg Stolz (ed.) Salvation Goods and Religious Markets. Theory and Applications. Bern: Peter Lang, pp. 211-233.

    Based on field work in France & Great Britain; highlights adaptations made in the religious goods.

    Associated Search Terms: Yoga, France; Siddha Yoga, France; Sivananda, Great Britain; Hindu, Great Britain; Adaptation; France; Participant observation; Hindu, France; Religious goods; Great Britain
  • Becoming Different while Becoming the Same: Re-territorializing Islamic Identities with Multi-ethnic Practices in Hong Kong.
    Plüss, Caroline (2006)
    Ethnic and Racial Studies 29:4: 656-675.

    Associated Search Terms: Adaptation; China, Hong Kong; Assimilation; Islam, China
  • Transaction-compromis et orientation systémique. Un modèle cybernétique peut-il nous éclairer?
    Remy, Jean (2006)
    In Paul-André Turcotte and Jean Remy (eds.) Médiations et compromis. Institutions religieuses et symboliques sociales. Contributions à une relecture des classiques de la sociologie. Paris: L'Harmattan, pp. 255-279.

    Associated Search Terms: Power; Adaptation; Catholic, France; Mediation; Dynamic disequilibrium; Transaction; Catholic, Belgium; France; Belgium; Compromise
  • The Role of Religion in the Origins and Adaptation of Immigrant Groups in the United States.
    Hirschman, Charles (2004)
    International Migration Review 38: 1206-1234. Also in A. Portes and J. DeWind (eds.) Rethinking Migration: New Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives. New York: Berghahn, pp. 391-418.

    Associated Search Terms: Adaptation; Migrant
  • Pentecostal adaptations in rural and urban Mexico: An anthropological assessment.
    Garma Navarro, Carlos, and Miguel C. Leatham (2004)
    Mexican Studies 20:1: 145-165.

    Associated Search Terms: Adaptation; Mexico; Pentecostal, Mexico; Urban/rural
  • The Study of Resilience and Decay in Ulema Groups: Tunisia and Iran as an Example.
    Ghozzi, Kamel (2002)
    Sociology of Religion 63:3: 317-334.

    Argues that consensus, autonomy, & charisma are necessary for the resilience of ulema groups. Tunisia & Iran are used as examples, with the former lacking & the latter exhibiting resilience.

    Associated Search Terms: Adaptation; Iran; Ulama; Tunisia; Comparative; Islam, Tunisia; Islam, Iran; Consensus; Charisma; State
  • The New Buddhism: The Western Transformation of an Ancient Tradition.
    Coleman, James William (2001)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist; Adaptation
  • The New Buddhism: The Western Transformation of an Ancient Tradition.
    Coleman, James William (2001)
    Oxford; Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Buddhist; Adaptation
  • Religion, Modernité, Ultramodernité: Une Analyse en Terme de 'Tournant Axial.'
    Lambert, Yves (2000)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 109: 87-116.

    Associated Search Terms: Adaptation; Rationalization; Differentiation; Science; Modernity; Rationality; Change
  • Organizational Revival from Within: Explaining Revivalism and Reform in the Roman Catholic Church.
    Finke, Roger, and Patricia Wittberg (2000)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 39:2: 154-170.

    Rather than through spawning sects, Catholicism reforms itself internally through orders that create sect-like features within a broader church framework.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Adaptation; Typology; Catholic; Orders/congregations
  • Protestant-Catholic-Buddhist: Korean Americans and Religious Adaptation in Greater Boston.
    Chai, Karen J. (2000)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Harvard University.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Protestant, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Korean Americans; Buddhist, U.S.A.; United States, Massachusetts, Boston; Adaptation
  • 'We Don't Celebrate Christmas, We Just Give Gifts': Adaptations to Migration and Social Change among Hindu, Muslim, and Sikh Children in England.
    Larson, Heidi (2000)
    In Jerry G. Pankhurst and Sharon K. Houseknecht (eds.), Family, Religion, and Social Change in Diverse Societies. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 283-302.

    Associated Search Terms: Children; Pakistani British; Indian British; Pluralism; Great Britain, England, Southall; Hindu, Great Britain; Feast; Adaptation; Sikh, Great Britain; Islam, Great Britain; Migrant
  • Stratégies d'Adaptation et Résistance Indigène au Protestnatisme en Equateur.
    Andrade, Susana (1999)
    Diogène 187: 49-64.

    Associated Search Terms: Adaptation; Ecuador; Protestant, Ecuador
  • Religion and Social System of the Virasaiva Community.
    Chekki, Dan A. (1998)
    New York: Greenwood Press.

    Focuses on adaptation of Indian immigrants.

    Associated Search Terms: Adaptation; Migrant; Indian Americans
  • Plenty Good Room: Adaptation in a Changing Black Church.
    Gilkes, Cheryl Townsend (1998)
    Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 558: 101-121.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Women; Adaptation; African Americans
  • Buddhist Identities in Toronto: The Interplay of Local, National and Global Contexts.
    McLellan, Janet (1998)
    Social Compass 45:2: 227-245.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Canada; Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Identity; Adaptation; Migrant
  • Religious Adaptation of Latino/a Adventist Youth: Findings from AVANCE.
    Crane, Ken (1998)
    Latino Studies Journal 9:2: 74-103.

    Associated Search Terms: Adaptation; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Latino Americans; Youth
  • Structural Adaptations in an Immigrant Muslim Congregation in New York.
    Abusharaf, Rogaia Mustafa (1998)
    In R. Stephen Warner and Judith G. Wittner (eds.), Gatherings in Diaspora: Religious Communities and the New Immigration. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pp. 235-261.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.; United States, New York, New York; Adaptation; Migrant
  • La science de la vérité et l'art de la distinction. Intransigeance et compromis dans le catholicisme contemporain.
    Poulat, Émile (1997)
    Social Compass 44:4: 497-506.

    Associated Search Terms: Compromise; Adaptation; Catholic
  • The Influence of Modernity and the Ideology of Emancipation on the Discourse of the French Rabbis (19th to Early 20th Century).
    Chouraqui, Jean-Marc (1997)
    Social Compass 44:2: 217-225.

    Associated Search Terms: Enlightenment; Jewish, France; France; Adaptation; Historical
  • Structural Adaptation and "Success" in the Transplantation of an Asian New Religious Movement: The Brahma Kumaris in the Western World, Part 1.
    Howell, Julia Day, and Peter L. Nelson (1997)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 8: 1-33.

    Loss of contact with potential converts is lessened by having commune residents enter the work force.

    Associated Search Terms: Adaptation; New religions; Brahma Kumari, Australia; Commune; Australia
  • L'Église de Fa au Bénin.
    Surgy, Albert de (1996)
    Social Compass 43:2: 209-224.

    Associated Search Terms: Geomancy; Fa-Church; Adaptation; Benin; Nigeria
  • El culto a San Baltazar como estrategia de adaptación sociocultural al conurbano bonaerense.
    Cirio, Norberto Pablo, and Gustavo Horacio Rey (1995)
    Jornadas chivilcoyanas en ciencias sociales y nturales, 57-59.

    Associated Search Terms: Argentina, Buenos Aires; Catholic, Argentina; Adaptation
  • Is Religious Change a Form of Secularization? The Case of the Reformed Churches in the Netherlands.
    Dekker, Gerard (1995)
    Social Compass 42:1: 79-88.

    Argues that adaptive changes are not secularization.

    Associated Search Terms: Adaptation; Netherlands; Gereformeerd, Netherlands; Change; Secularization
  • The Ethnic Church, Ethnic Identification, and Adaptation of Vietnamese Adolescents in an Immigrant Community.
    Bankston, Carl L. III, and Min Zhou (1995)
    Sociological Quarterly 36:2:523-534.

    Associated Search Terms: Vietnamese Americans; Identity; Ethnic; Adolescents; Adaptation
  • Secularization or Sacralization: The Change in LDS Church Policy on Blacks.
    McNamara, Mary Lou (1994)
    In Marie Cornwall, Tim B. Heaton, and Lawrence A. Young (eds.) Contemporary Mormonism. Social Science perspectives. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, pp. 310-325.

    Tries to ascertain whether adaptation to the secular environment or reversal of an earlier adaptation led to the admission of African Americans to the Mormon priesthood.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Mormon; African Americans; Change; Adaptation
  • From Children of God to The Family: Movement adaptation and survival.
    Wright, Stuart A. (1994)
    In James R. Lewis and J. Gordon Melton (eds.) Sex, Slander and Salvation. Stanford, California: Center for Academic Publishing, pp. 121-128.

    Associated Search Terms: Adaptation; Children of God; The Family
  • The Social Adaptation of Marginal Religious Movements in America.
    Harper, Charles L., and Bryan F. LeBeau (1993)
    Sociology of Religion 54:2: 171-192.

    Conceptualizes marginal religious movements in terms of societal reaction.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Adaptation; Marginality
  • Work in Progress toward a New Paradigm for the Sociological Study of Religion in the United States.
    Warner, R. Stephen (1993)
    American Journal of Sociology 98:5: 1044-1093.

    Contrary to models predicated on monopolistic religious settings, American pluralism allows for adaptive religious growth amidst modernity.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; United States; Secularization; Adaptation
  • L'Église du Christ au Zaïre; Fromation et adaptation d'une protestantisme en situation de dictature.
    Kabongo-Mbaya, Philippe B. (1992)
    Paris: Éditions Karthala.

    Associated Search Terms: Democratic Republic of the Congo; Adaptation; Churches of Christ, Democratic Republic of the Congo; Zaire
  • Japanese Pentecostalism and the World of the Dead: A Study of Cultural Adaptation in Iesu no Mitama Kyokai.
    Mullins, Mark R. (1990)
    Japanese Journal of Religious Studies 17:4: 353-374.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Japan; Adaptation; Death; Japan
  • Rhetoric and Religious Experience: The Discourse of Immigrant Chinese Churches.
    Palinkas, Lawrence A. (1989)
    Fairfax, Virginia: George Mason University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Adaptation; Identity; Discourse analysis; Migrant; Participant observation; Chinese Americans; United States, California, San Diego
  • From the Rivers of Babylon to the Valley of Los Angeles: The Exodus and Adaptation of Iranian Jews.
    Feher, Shoshanah (1988)
    In R. Stephen Warner and Judith G. Wittner (eds.), Gatherings in Diaspora: Religious Communities and the New Immigration. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pp. 71-94.

    Associated Search Terms: Migration; Adaptation; United States, California, Los Angeles; Iranian Americans; Jewish, U.S.A.
  • American Adaptations of Hinduism.
    DuPertuis, Lucy Gwyn (1987)
    Comparative Social Research 10: 101-111.

    Most American adaptations of Hinduism serve to reinforce western notions of self, time, & social relations.

    Associated Search Terms: Adaptation; Hindu, U.S.A.
  • Amish Adaptations to Modern Society: Technical, Medical and Legal.
    Ediger, Marlow (1986)
    Sociology and Social Research 70:4: 286.

    Reports observations in rural Iowa & Ohio.

    Associated Search Terms: Amish, U.S.A.; Adaptation
  • Religious Community and Individualism: Conceptual Adaptations by one Group of Mennonites.
    Smucker, Joseph (1986)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 25:3: 373-291.

    Focuses on the adaptation by rural-to-urban Mennonite migrants in an Ontario city.

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite, Canada; Canada, Ontario; Migrant; Individualism; Adaptation
  • Conservative Protestantism on the American Scene.
    Hunter, James Davison (1985)
    Social Compass 32:2/3: 233-243.

    Conservative American Protestantism thrives by making selective adaptations to modern conditions.

    Associated Search Terms: Adaptation; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • The External Adaptation of Religious Organizations.
    Cantrell, Randolph, James F. Krile, and George A. Donohue (1981)
    Sociological Analysis 41:4: 351-364.

    Analyzes 1979 interview data from clergy along a high voltage powerline corridor in west central Minnesota; focuses on church involvement in a public controversy.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Minnesota; Adaptation; Rural; Activism
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