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  • Religious vs secular nationhood: "Multiple secularities" in post-Soviet Armenia.
    Burchardt, Marian, and Hovhannes Hovhannisyan (2016)
    Social Compass 63:4: 427-443.

    Analyzes post-Soviet Armenian history in terms of multiple secularities and cultural defense (resistance against secularization).

    Associated Search Terms: Martin, David A.; Identity, national; Nationalism; State; Security; Secularization; Pluralism; NGO; War; Integration (national); Cultural defense; Historical; Freedom of religion; Education; Boundary maintenance; Armenian Apostolic Church, Armenia; Armenia; National religions
  • My Soul Is in Haiti. Protestantism in the Haitian Diaspora of the Bahamas.
    Louis, Bertin M., Jr. (2015)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Based on 2002-05 field work. The particularly ascetic Protestants of the Haitian diaspora identify themselves as Kretyen (Christian) rather than Pwotestan (Protestant). They maintain their boundaries against Bahamians, "uncoverted" (Catholic-Vodou), & Pwotestan Haitian Bahamians.

    Associated Search Terms: Ritual; Protestant, Bahamas; Participant observation; Nationalism; Minority; Haitian Bahamians; Diaspora; Stratification; Bahamas; Music; Boundary maintenance; Transnational; Migrant
  • "A brotherhood of believers": Religious identity and boundary work in a Christian fraternity.
    Gurrentz, Benjamin T. (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:1: 113-135.

    Based on participant observation & interviews in a Christian fraternity at a southeast U.S. university.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Boundary maintenance; Education; Identity
  • Symbolic filtering: Selectively permeable Evangelical boundries in an age of religious pluralism.
    Bok, Jared (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:4: 808-825.

    Content analysis of 2 American Evangelical missionary magazines show that in a pluralist environment even as boundaries are weakened in some respects they are strengthened in others.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Boundary maintenance; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Media; Content analysis
  • Effervescence and solidarity in religious organizations.
    Draper, Scott (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:2: 229-248.

    Analyzes 2001 U.S. congregation data (United States Congregational Life Survey) to test facets of the general hypothesis that ritual enhances solidarity, with effervescence as a mediating variable. The basic hypothesis is supported.

    Associated Search Terms: Boundary maintenance; Interaction; Ritual; Solidarity; Collective effervescence; Congregation; Effervescence; Collins, Randall
  • From the outside in: Crossing boundaries to build collective identity in the new atheist movement.
    Guenther, Katja M., Kerry Mulligan, and Cameron Papp. (2013)
    Social Problems 60:4: 457-475.

    Associated Search Terms: Boundary maintenance; Atheist; Identity
  • Performing gender and religion: The veil's impact on boundary-making processes in France.
    Salzbrunn, Monika (2012)
    Women's Studies 41: 682-705.

    Associated Search Terms: France; Gender; Islam, France; Boundary maintenance; Clothing
  • America as a 'Christian Nation'? Understanding Religious Boundaries of National Identity in the United States.
    Straughn, Jeremy Brooke (2010)
    Sociology of Religion 71:3: 280-306.

    Analyzes 1996 & 2004 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; predicts importance placed on Christianity for American identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Boundary maintenance; Identity, national; United States
  • Sunday celluloids: Visual media and Protestant boundaries with secular culture.
    Draper, Scott, and Jerry Z. Park (2010)
    Sociological Spectrum 30:4: 433-458.

    Content analysis of homily references to cinema; compares Evangelical with mainline Protestant.

    Associated Search Terms: Media; Protestant (mainline), U.S.A..; Homily; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Content analysis; Boundary maintenance
  • Boundary Work in Inclusive Religious Groups: Constructing Identity at the New York Catholic Worker.
    Yukich, Grace (2010)
    Sociology of Religion 71:2: 172-196.

    Based on 2005-06 participant observation at 2 Catholic Worker houses in New York City.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Boundary maintenance; United States, New York, New York; Catholic Worker; Participant observation
  • Religiosität türkischer Migranten im Generationsenverlauf: Ein Befund und einige Erklärungsversuche.
    Diehl, Claudia, and Matthias Koenig (2009)
    Zeitschrift für Soziologie 38:4: 300-319.

    Religious vitality persists among immigrant Turkish Germans across generations, largely as a symbolic marker of a minority group.

    Associated Search Terms: Turkish Germans; Ethnic; Generations; Islam, Germany; Migrant; Minority; Boundary maintenance
  • L'évolution liturgique comme réponse à la sécularisation: le cas de deux Églises protestantes aux Pays-Bas.
    Versteeg, Peter (2008)
    Social Compass 55:1: 42-53.

    Charismatic worship & prayer ministry establish boundaries & identity in the face of secularization.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, Netherlands; Protestantse Gemeerte; Nederlands Gereformeerde Kerk; Netherlands, Houten; Parish; Ritual; Identity; Boundary maintenance
  • The Paranormal and the Politics of Truth: A Sociological Account.
    Northcote, Jeremy (2007)
    Charlottesville, Virginia: Imprint Academic.

    Associated Search Terms: Paranormal; Boundary maintenance
  • On the Sociological Significance of the American Jewish Experience: Boundary Blurring, Assimilation, and Pluralism.
    Alba, Richard D. (2006)
    Sociology of Religion 67:4: 347-358.

    Associated Search Terms: Minority; Jewish, U.S.A.; Ethnic; Pluralism; Assimilation; Boundary maintenance
  • Atheists as "Other": Moral Boundaries and Cultural Membership in American Society.
    Edgell, Penny, Joseph Gerteis, and Douglas Hartmann (2006)
    American Sociological Reveiw 71:2: 211-234.

    National U.S.A. survey data show acceptance of atheists not following from acceptance of other religious groups.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, U.S.A.; Boundary maintenance; United States; Tolerance
  • "Us" and "them:" The role of religion in mediating and challenging the "model minority" and other civic boundaries.
    Ecklund, Elaine Howard (2005)
    Ethnic and Racial Studies 28: 132-150.

    Associated Search Terms: Boundary maintenance; Minority
  • "Neither Here nor There": The Construction of Identities and Boundary Maintenance of West African Pentecostals.
    Hunt, Stephen (2002)
    Sociology 36:1: 147-169.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Boundary maintenance; Pentecostal
  • Passing Over Easter. Constructing the Boundaries of Messianic Judaism.
    Feher, Shoshanah (1998)
    Walnut Creek, California: Alta Mira.

    Field study of an American Messianic Jewish congregation.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Jewish Christian; Women; Boundary maintenance; Parish; United States, California
  • Managing Strain, Contradictions, and Fluidity. Messianic Judaism and the Negotiation of a Religio-ethnic Identity.
    Feher, Shoshanah (1997)
    In Penny Edgell Becker and Nancy L. Eiesland (eds.), Contemporary American Religion. An Ethnographic Reader. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 25-49.

    Based on 1993 fieldwork in a Jewish Christian congregation in California.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Messian Judaism; Jewish Christian; Boundary maintenance
  • La nourriture carnée comme frontière rituelle. Les boucheries muselmanes en France.
    Benkheira, Mohammed Hocine (1995)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 40/92: 67-88.

    The refusal to eat meat of animals killed without Muslim ritual is an attempt to be more rigorous than is required by the Koran.

    Associated Search Terms: Food; Boundary maintenance; Islam, France
  • Boundaries and Self-presentation among the Hasidim: A Study in Identity Maintenance.
    Shaffir, William (1995)
    In Janet S. Belcove-Shalin (ed.) New World Hasidim. Ethnographic Studies of Hasidic Jews in America. Albany: State University of New York Press, pp. 31-68.

    Illustrates the value of symbolic interactionism in ethnographic research among the Hasidim of Montreal; notes the author's different reception by different sects.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Hasidic, Canada; Education; Participant observation; Canada, Quebec, Montreal; Identity; Boundary maintenance; Sect; Proselytizing; Symbolic interactionism
  • Rule Making and Rule Breaking in a Jesus Community.
    Isaacson, Lynne M. (1995)
    In Mary Jo Neitz and Marion S. Goldman (eds.), Sex, Lies and Sanctity: Religion and Deviance in Contemporary North America. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, pp. 181-201.

    The loosening of internal rules undermined the commune's boundaries & ultimately its existence; based on interviews with former members.

    Associated Search Terms: Jesus movement; Commune; Boundary maintenance; Accommodation; Sexuality; Deviance/social control; Jesus People; Shiloh Youth Revival Movement
  • Schismatics, Sectarians, Dissidents, Deviants: The First One Hundred Years of Jewish-Christian Relations.
    Sanders, Jack T. (1993)
    Valley Forge, Pennsylvania: Trinity Press International; London: SCM.

    Explains early Jewish-Christian tensions in terms of boundary maintenance of threatened Jewish identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; Identity; Jewish; Boundary maintenance; Deviance/social control; Early Christian
  • Ethnic exclusionism in the periphery: The case of Oriental Jews in Israel's development towns.
    Peled, Yoav (1990)
    Ethnic and Racial studies 21:4: 703-727.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Jewish, Sephardim, Israel; Boundary maintenance; Community; Israel
  • Aging and Boundary Maintenance among American Evangelicals: A Comment on James Davison Hunter's Evangelicalism: The Coming Generation.
    Jelen, Ted G. (1990)
    Review of Religious Research 31:3: 268-279.

    Analyzes 1973-87 General Social Survey (U.S.A..) data.

    Associated Search Terms: Boundary maintenance; United States; Age; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • Cultural Interaction during Time of Crisis: Boundary Maintenance and Amish Boundary Definition.
    Huntington, Gertrude Enders (1984)
    In Werner Enninger (ed.), Internal and External Perspectives on Amish and Mennonite Life. Essen, Germany: Unipress.

    Associated Search Terms: Amish; Boundary maintenance
  • Analysis of Health Practices among the Amish with Reference to Boundary Maintenance.
    Cavan, Ruth Shonle (1984)
    Communal Societies 4: 67-73.

    Associated Search Terms: Amish; Boundary maintenance; Medical
  • Boundary Maintenance Revisited: Tourist Experiences in an Old Amish Community.
    Buck, Roy C. (1978)
    Rural Sociology 43:2: 221-234.

    1976 participant observation study of both the Amish & tourists in Lancaster, County, Pennsylvania. Tourist industry strategies keep tourists from engaging the Amish, thereby preserving the latter from outside contact.

    Associated Search Terms: Amish, U.S.A.; United States, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County; Tourists; Boundary maintenance
  • Boundary Maintenance and Cultural Assimilation of Contemporary Mennonites.
    Kauffman, J. Howard (1977)
    Mennonite Quarterly Review 51:3: 227-240.

    Analyzes 1972 questionnaire data from 5 Mennonite denominations in the U.S. & Canada.

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite, North America; Boundary maintenance; Assimilation
  • The Anabaptist Identification Ladder: Plain-Urban Continuity in Diversity.
    Driedger, Leo (1977)
    Mennonite Quarterly Review 51: 278-291.

    Discusses boundary maintenance among Hutterites, Old Order Amish, Old Colony Mennonites, & urban Mennonites.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Mennonite, North America; Boundary maintenance; Hutterite, North America; Amish, North America
  • New Forms of Deviancy in a Fundamentlait Church: A Case Study.
    Richardson, James T. (1975)
    Review of Religious Research 16:2: 134-141.

    Reviews a fundamentalist church's conflict over finances; uses labeling theory, boundary maintenance moral entrepreneurship, & degradation ceremonies.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; Labeling; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Boundary maintenance; Moral entrepreneur; Degradation ceremony
  • Roger Bastide et la Sociologie des Confins.
    Lalive d'Epinay, Christian (1974)
    Année sociologique 25: 13-26.

    Associated Search Terms: Boundary maintenance; Bastide, Roger
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Citation data are provided by Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame; University of Texas at San Antonio).

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